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  • Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers

    Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: our numeric glimpse into the Bears’ roller coaster September. Marc Trestman’...
  • 5-man blitz could be effective against Packers

    5-man blitz could be effective against Packers
    The Bears can lean on their core Cover-2 and Cover-3 coverages versus Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field. However, the ability of Mel Tucker's defense to dress up sub-package pressure is key to getting off the field on third downs...
  • Bears: No fullback, better special teams for Packers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The Chicago Bears will be without a true fullback Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, but their specials teams might be improved because of that. The Bears once again cut fullback Tony...
  • Bears' sackless Allen eyes Packers, Rodgers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT When the Chicago Bears signed former Minnesota Viking Jared Allen in the offseason while trying to make a three-player upgrade at defensive end, they did it with the idea of improving the...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets

    10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ 27-19 road victory Monday night over the New York Jets that raised their record to 2-1. 1. The Bears have been turning to inexperienced players to fill the holes that keep opening on defense. First-round...
  • Bears linebacker Shea McClellin to miss Packers game

    Bears linebacker Shea McClellin to miss Packers game
    Linebacker Shea McClellin will miss his second consecutive game when the Bears host the Packers on Sunday. McClellin still is recovering from the broken right hand he suffered in practice last week. And while Bears coach Marc Trestman would not say...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions. Bears safeties are getting too much blame. What happened to the supposed improvement of the front seven? Is Lance Briggs hurt? He looked slow. -- @keith_schmitz from Twitter The Bears need to be...
  • Bears quick to shower Aaron Rodgers in praise

    Bears quick to shower Aaron Rodgers in praise
    The Packers are coming to town Sunday. Which meant that on Wednesday, the praise faucets were open at full force at Halas Hall as Bears players and coaches reiterated their profound admiration for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. It's a biannual tradition...
  • Task at hand: Putting Bears back together

    Task at hand: Putting Bears back together
    "I would rather spend the weekend in jail than watch that game again." — former Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, on his WSCR 670-AM postgame show last week. Patrick Mannelly knew he was in for a Monday unlike any he had experienced. For 16 seasons...
  • Bears must get in the zone to handle 49ers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The Chicago Bears defense is brushing aside the 193 rushing yards allowed Buffalo in the season-opening loss just as they are brushing away questions about whether they can be physical...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' upset of 49ers

    10 thoughts after Bears' upset of 49ers
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears rallied in the fourth quarter Sunday to hand the host San Francisco 49ers a 28-20 loss. 1. The defense has been under fire. It didn’t play well last season, didn’t make enough splash plays in preseason...