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  • Bears must develop home-grown talent to prosper

     Bears must develop home-grown talent to prosper
    Henry Melton is the one who got away from the Bears, a draft pick who panned out to become a high-level player they couldn't get under contract long term. The defensive tackle returns Thursday night as the leader of the Cowboys pass rush. Although he...
  • Lance Briggs discusses Mel Tucker on his show

    Lance Briggs discusses Mel Tucker on his show
    Injured Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs isn’t sure what fate awaits embattled defensive coordinator Mel Tucker at the end of the season, but the 12th-year veteran has enough experience to know that tenuous job security is a reality for coaches...
  • Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions

    Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions
    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears’ defense will be shorthanded Thursday at Ford Field. Neither linebacker Lance Briggs nor defensve tackle Jeremiah Ratliff will play against the Detroit Lions, both officially inactive for the game. Briggs suffered a...
  • Bears teammates laud impact of Lance Briggs, whose season is over

    Bears teammates laud impact of Lance Briggs, whose season is over
    Defensive end Willie Young has been a member of the Bears for only 12 games, but that's long enough for Lance Briggs to have made an impact on him. After practice Sunday, Young recalled how Briggs reacted to the third play of the Bears' 21-13 win over...
  • Bears rookie safety Brock Vereen has a lot to work on

    Upon reviewing Thursday's 34-17 loss to the Lions, Bears rookie safety Brock Vereen reached a predictable conclusion. In surrendering 383 passing yards, the secondary never made the impact it desired. "We had opportunities to make plays, we just didn'...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears surrendered 50 points for the second time in the last 10 games, getting whipped 51-23 on Sunday by the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. 1. A loss in their next game Nov. 9 at...
  • Bears' Matt Slauson out for season; Jordan Mills may move to guard

    Bears' Matt Slauson out for season; Jordan Mills may move to guard
    Heading into their off week at 3-5, the Bears find themselves with a lengthy to-do list in their ongoing effort to revive their struggling offense. And on that front, significant changes are coming soon to the offensive line. On Monday the team...
  • Why didn't Bears trade Lance Briggs to Cowboys?

    Why didn't Bears trade Lance Briggs to Cowboys?
    Why didn’t the Bears trade Lance Briggs to the Cowboys (before Tuesday's deadline)? They had a need after Justin Durant was injured and Rod Marinelli is the defensive coordinator there. – Steve F., Jefferson City, Mo., from email The rumor...
  • Bears defense in doldrums

     Bears defense in doldrums
    The second phase of the Bears midseason review examines a defense that has not distanced itself enough from last season's debacle. An intriguing mix of relatively old players and young prospects has not combined to form the consistently disruptive...
  • Week 10 Kickoff: Bears seek season-saving win

    Week 10 Kickoff: Bears seek season-saving win
    The Chicago Bears (3-5) return from their week off needing a win Sunday night to save their season. They will have to get it at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers (5-3), who outlasted them early and whipped them late in a 38-17 victory at Soldier...
  • Lance Briggs: 'This is probably my last year as a Chicago Bear'

    Lance Briggs: 'This is probably my last year as a Chicago Bear'
    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs insists he’s ready to return to action. This week. With few if any limitations. After missing three games with an injury to his ribs and then recharging over the team’s off week, Briggs wants it known...