| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jordan Palmer, the front-runner in the Bears' backup quarterback competition, missed Wednesday's practice with a strained right pectoral muscle, he said after the organized team activity ended.
Palmer sat out last week, as well, and expects to be...
| Jul 31, 2014
Position battleTight end
Matthew Mulligan: The five-year veteran continues to practice as the No. 2 tight end behind Martellus Bennett. Coaches like his ability in the running and passing games, and he showed that Wednesday. On a running play to the left...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from Bears practice on Thursday.
1. The defensive front seven was more disruptive than it has been in any practice so far. Throughout team drills, regardless of which level of the depth chart was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:11 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from the Bears’ practice on Friday morning, which ended 30 minutes earlier than usual because of forecasted inclement weather.
1. Safety Adrian Wilson turned his body to get in position...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:43 PM
With Jay Cutler the undisputed No. 1 quarterback, the drama in Bears training camp will be the backup battle between Jimmy Clausen and Jordan Palmer.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears signed Cutler to a seven-year, $126 million extension with...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Bears quarterback Jordan Palmer participated in the team’s first mini-camp practice Tuesday after missing two weeks of practices at organized team activities to rest a strained right pectoral muscle.
“I felt great,” Palmer said...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Some serious hand-wringing is going on in Dallas, where Kyle Orton hasn't shown up for mandatory minicamp, forcing Brandon Weeden to take the first-team reps at quarterback for the Cowboys while Tony Romo recovers from back surgery.
Orton, the former...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Jimmy Clausen will be heading to Bourbonnais for training camp with the Bears. The 26-year-old quarterback received a public vote of confidence from head coach Marc Trestman shortly after the team’s mini-camp ended Thursday.
Clausen, who was...