| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Chicago Bears rookie David Fales won’t beat around the bush. He’s eager for Friday night’s exhibition opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Admittedly restless, too. Three months after the Bears drafted Fales in the sixth-round with...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears opened preseason Friday with a 34-28 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field.
1. Bring up the topic of Jimmy Clausen with Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and he’s instantly interested.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:36 AM
I don’t know every criteria by which Marc Trestman is judging his backup quarterbacks, but Jimmy Clausen won.
I think it’s over and Clausen has won the spot behind Jay Cutler. Premature? Maybe. But ultimately true. You watch. Clip & save....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:42 AM
What are the chances of the Bears getting Kyle Orton back and what do you think of David Fales making the roster? -- @Fuzzy_Green from Twitter
If Orton wants to play football in 2014, I would imagine he will have multiple offers. It’s not a matter...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers upgraded their struggling offensive line, trading for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins instead of offering a contract to free agent Richie Incognito.
That doesn't mean, however, that the Buccaneers have closed the door on...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
David Fales knows better now. That's the beauty of exhibition games for rookies such as the Bears' sixth-round quarterback. Each failure offers a lesson.
So when Eagles rookie Jaylen Watkins intercepted Fales near the Bears' sideline Aug. 8, it was as...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:13 PM
From the locker room at Halas Hall, you take a left, then a quick right, push through some double doors and head approximately 55 steps to the eighth door on the left. A small plate hangs at the entrance — navy background, white lettering —...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Starters in bold; *—rookie
QUARTERBACKS (3): Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales*
Cutler has the security of a big contract and a talented supporting cast other quarterbacks would kill for. Anything short of excellence would be disappointing....
| 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
| 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...