| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
You can stamp the labels on Shea McClellin. First-round pick. Failed defensive end. Potentially promising strong side linebacker. All of those fit.
But whatever lens McClellin is viewed through as the 2014 season nears, there is no question this will...
| 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 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons.
That was a demoralizing finish...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:11 PM
If the Chicago Bears have an idea how they will line up at linebacker when practice opens next month in training camp, they’re not ready to say just yet.
A day after coach Marc Trestman called D.J. Williams the “lead dog” to win the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The Bears are prohibited from tackling or donning shoulder pads until training camp, but that didn’t stop tempers from flaring during Tuesday’s organized team activities practice at Halas Hall.
Tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive end...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:31 AM
SEATTLE — The sun-splashed, 75-degree evening that welcomed the Bears to the Pacific Northwest on Friday offered a reminder that this is August, when the games don't count in the standings. It's a reminder they sorely needed when looking up at the ...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The NFL passed along a memo to teams Tuesday with rubber-stamped approval for expanding practice squads from eight to 10 players this season, a move that will go into effect immediately and will essentially open up 64 new job opportunities around the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The Bears' final 53-man roster has begun to crystallize after 14 training camp practices and two exhibition games. Players have two exhibitions and five full practices remaining to impress general manager Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Trestman's...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Jay Cutler is far and away the Chicago Bears' highest-paid player, averaging $18 million a season, but the quarterback didn't even crack the top 10 of Madden 15's player ratings.
Cutler's favorite target, Brandon Marshall, took that honor with a 96...