| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Competition was the name of the game for Matt Bowen as a rookie safety with the Rams in 2000.
The offense was loaded with players such as Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Orlando Pace, which made practice better every day for a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Position battle: Backup running back
Shaun Draughn: He's entering his fourth season but has only 63 career carries, the vast majority of those coming in 2012 with the Chiefs. He's listed as Matt Forte's backup on the depth chart for Friday's...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The Bears begin their second full week of training camp Monday with an eye on their first exhibition game Friday night at Soldier Field against the Eagles.
Thank goodness for games, because there's a limit to what can be gleaned from practices that don'...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
If Jon Bostic starts this season, the Bears are in trouble.
I don’t think Bostic is ready to be a starting middle linebacker for a Super Bowl contender, and apparently, neither do the Bears, or they wouldn’t have re-signed D.J. Williams and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
The first major injury of Chicago Bears training camp occurred at a position where they could least afford it -- No. 3 wide receiver.
Coach Marc Trestman said last week that 2013...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
With the Bears entering Year 2 under coach Marc Trestman, Thayer is...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:08 PM
NFL Team Report - New England Patriots - INSIDE SLANT
Quarterback Tom Brady celebrated his 37th birthday Sunday as the New England Patriots traveled south for joint practices with the Washington Redskins.
A day later, Brady was on the field showing...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:49 PM
There are lots of linebacking question marks to address during camp, starting with Shea McClellin's position switch.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears announced that Shea McClellin would be moving from defensive end to linebacker, trading in his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Right guard is the easiest position to play on the offensive line, and Kyle Long is the Bears' best offensive lineman. It would be ludicrous to waste his talent at right guard. The Bears said they planned to move him to tackle at some point. If they...