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  • Tuesday's Bears training camp rundown

    Position battle: Running back Shaun Draughn: The veteran turned upfield after catching a pass during team drills. Cornerback Sherrick McManis ran beside Draughn and punched out the ball. The defense recovered the fumble. Draughn had only one carry for 2...
  • Monday's Bears camp rundown

    Monday's Bears camp rundown
    Position battle: Safety Chris Conte: In his second practice since returning from the physically unable to perform list, Conte intercepted Jordan Palmer's underthrown wobbler in the end zone. The crowd cheered him — imagine that — as he...
  • Wait, weren't the Bears supposed to be tougher?

    Wait, weren't the Bears supposed to be tougher?
    How best to describe the Bears revamped starting defense against the Seahawks? Depressingly helpless? Repeatedly pantsed? A joke? Take your pick. It’s a question as easy as the Seahawks’ converting all seven third downs in the 31-0...
  • Bears starters no match for Seahawks in 34-6 loss

     Bears starters no match for Seahawks in 34-6 loss
    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 ...
  • Shea McClellin making strides at new position

    Shea McClellin making strides at new position
    Shea McClellin flipped his hips and turned to cover Jaguars wide receiver Mike Brown late in the second quarter of Thursday's exhibition game. The Bears strong-side linebacker was running stride for stride as Brown came out of his break on a deep out...
  • NFL alerts teams of practice squad expansion

    NFL alerts teams of practice squad expansion
    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...
  • Bears roster firming up but questions remain

    Bears roster firming up but questions remain
    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...
  • Bears breaking camp with optimism mostly intact

    Bears breaking camp with optimism mostly intact
    BOURBONNAIS — Remember back on July 23 when Bears quarterback Jay Cutler pulled into training camp in a white conversion van that seemed to be packed with crates full of both enthusiasm and patience? Cutler clearly felt a swell of outside...
  • Madden rates Marshall as top Bear

    Madden rates Marshall as top Bear
    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...
  • Defensive line fine in Bears' 34-28 exhibition victory

     Defensive line fine in Bears' 34-28 exhibition victory
    The Bears' top priority during the offseason was to revive their defensive line. They signed five free-agent defensive ends, re-signed a veteran three technique and drafted two defensive tackles, all with the hope of restoring its fierce, disruptive...
  • Bears defense's highlight reel a short one

     Bears defense's highlight reel a short one
    On third-and-1 in the first quarter of the Bears' 20-19 victory Thursday night over the Jaguars at Soldier Field, linebacker Jon Bostic guessed right. Bostic shot the gap, shed left tackle Luke Joeckel and secured running back Toby Gerhart for a 4-...