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  • 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...
  • Good Morning, Marc Trestman: Now playing Ben Stein's role in 'Ferris Briggs' Day Off'

    Good Morning, Marc Trestman: Now playing Ben Stein's role in 'Ferris Briggs' Day Off'
    Good Morning, Marc Trestman. Now playing Ben Stein’s role in “Ferris Briggs’ Day Off.’’ Lance Briggs opened his new barbecue restaurant in Northern California on Monday and said he plans “to remain involved, as my...
  • McClellin relishing new role at linebacker

    McClellin relishing new role at linebacker
    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...
  • Lance Briggs set on righting defense's course

    Lance Briggs set on righting defense's course
    BOURBONNAIS — Lance Briggs brought it up. He hasn't been to a Pro Bowl since 2011 after a streak of seven straight invitations to the game. "I forgot what it feels like," Briggs said Thursday. So, yes, that's extra incentive in the back of the...
  • Bears practice observations: Defensive front disruptive, Allen impresses, offense not sharp

    Bears practice observations: Defensive front disruptive, Allen impresses, offense not sharp
    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...
  • TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster Every day somebody -- including the media, players and coaches -- casually refers to a current star as a "future Hall of Famer." Most of the time...
  • Bears practice observations: A. Wilson, linebackers, Fales and more

    Bears practice observations: A. Wilson, linebackers, Fales and more
    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...
  • Urlacher: Briggs' day off 'not a big deal'

    Urlacher: Briggs' day off 'not a big deal'
    Brian Urlacher teamed with fellow linebacker Lance Briggs to form the core of a dominant defense that helped the Bears reach Super Bowl XLI under former coach Lovie Smith. Not surprisingly, Urlacher sees nothing wrong with good friend Briggs receiving...
  • Briggs' absence says more about Trestman

    Briggs' absence says more about Trestman
    History suggests preseason football bores Lance Briggs as much as the rest of us. On the first day of training camp before the 2011 season, for instance, Briggs stopped me in a parking lot and smiled. The two of us crossed paths on the campus of...
  • NFC North Analysis: Packers unanimous pick to repeat - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFC North Analysis: Packers unanimous pick to repeat The Green Bay Packers, led by a healthy Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, should have an easier time repeating as the NFL's NFC North champions than...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT Bears defense comes up empty against Seahawks The dress rehearsal looked more like a rerun for the Chicago Bears. While the 34-6 preseason loss Friday to the Seattle Seahawks...