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  • For Bears in 2014, it's playoffs — or bust

     For Bears in 2014, it's playoffs — or bust
    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...
  • Superlatives guide to Bears training camp

     Superlatives guide to Bears training camp
    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...
  • Backup QB Palmer returns to Bears practice

    Backup QB Palmer returns to Bears practice
    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...
  • Bears hope backup QB competition won't matter

     Bears hope backup QB competition won't matter
    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...
  • Clausen shows enough to get training camp nod

    Clausen shows enough to get training camp nod
    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...
  • Bears cut defensive lineman Idonije, quarterback Johnson

    Bears cut defensive lineman Idonije, quarterback Johnson
    The Bears released defensive lineman Israel Idonije on Thursday evening, ending the veteran's short second tenure with the club.  They also waived quarterback Jerrod Johnson. That positions Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen to battle for the backup...
  • Bears add former Notre Dame QB Clausen to mix

    Bears add former Notre Dame QB Clausen to mix
    Jimmy Clausen has a short window to prove himself. But, at least for now, he has an opportunity. The Bears added the 26-year-old quarterback to their backup competition Thursday, signing Clausen to a one-year deal and waiving linebacker Lawrence...
  • Trestman: Cutler bigger, stronger to improve durabilty

    Trestman: Cutler bigger, stronger to improve durabilty
    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman believes quarterback Jay Cutler's good health is among the most essential requirements for improving the offense in his second season. Cutler apparently senses similar upside. Trestman, in an interview on SiriusXM NFL...
  • Bears training camp recap: Day 4

    Bears training camp recap: Day 4
    Position battle: Wide receiver Josh Morgan Morgan is the most accomplished NFL pass catcher among the contenders for a reserve role, but he has been working with the third string behind Micheal Spurlock and Josh Bellamy. Morgan dropped two passes...
  • Football: Bill Redell thinks his teams could compete with St. John Bosco

     Now that Bill Redell is back as coach at Oaks Christian, you can always count on him to come forth with some interesting comments. His latest is that he coached two teams that could compete with this year's 16-0 St. John Bosco team. "I think the 1986...
  • Football: Is Southern California a failure at producing QBs?

     
    Geez, what happened? In a story from Yahoo.com, quarterbacks from the Southern California area are suddenly considered flops. The headline: "Sorry SoCal story: Abysmal run of QBs from region has NFL personnel searching for answers." Apparently, just...