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  • Fuller sits out practice; Conte, Briggs, Bostic return

    Fuller sits out practice; Conte, Briggs, Bostic return
    Injuries have the Chicago Bears’ defensive back seven in flux ahead of Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. Cornerback Kyle Fuller sat out Wednesday’s practice with a right hip pointer and a...
  • Injury confusion at Halas Hall grows cloudier by the day

    Injury confusion at Halas Hall grows cloudier by the day
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the Bears’ growing list of injuries and the team’s approach in sharing the...
  • Brandon Marshall dismisses rift with Jay Cutler, 'We're great'

    Brandon Marshall dismisses rift with Jay Cutler, 'We're great'
    Bears receiver Brandon Marshall stood by his emotional outburst and his quarterback Tuesday, two days after media overheard his postgame rant inside the Soldier Field locker room. Marshall’s venting session after Sunday’s 27-14 loss to the...
  • Bostic will sit again as Bears face Dolphins

    Bostic will sit again as Bears face Dolphins
    Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic will miss his second consecutive game Sunday afternoon against the Miami Dolphins, still dealing with a back injury. Bostic is one of seven Bears players declared inactive for the game at Soldier Field, joined on that...
  • 4 Downs With Jason McKie: Is Briggs out of a job?

    4 Downs With Jason McKie: Is Briggs out of a job?
    Every week, former Bears fullback Jason McKie tackles four true-false questions facing the team—some serious, some far from it. FIRST DOWN The NFL needs to do more to deter players from hurting opponents after the whistle. False It's not...
  • Briggs, Conte out vs. Dolphins

    Briggs, Conte out vs. Dolphins
    Lance Briggs’ ribs injury will sideline him Sunday for the second straight game, a disappointing development for the Bears linebacker who once boasted a long track record of durability. Coach Marc Trestman reiterated Friday that Briggs’ ribs...
  • No plans to demote Bears' regular linebackers

    No plans to demote Bears' regular linebackers
    The Chicago Bears don’t plan to swap out their starting linebackers, even after the team’s three replacements were their top tacklers in last Sunday’s 27-13 win at Atlanta. When the original three will be ready to play again is...
  • Too soon for Bears to give up on Lance Briggs

    Too soon for Bears to give up on Lance Briggs
    Alas, the Lance Briggs era in Chicago likely will end when his contract does at the end of the season. General manager Phil Emery's unsentimental experience with players in their 30s and Briggs' uncomfortable existence with coach Marc Trestman makes...
  • Three things we learned about Bears in Week 6

    Three things we learned about Bears in Week 6
    The Chicago Bears played their most complete game of the season Sunday in a 27-13 road win over the Atlanta Falcons that evened their record at 3-3. Here are three things we learned about the Bears in Week 6: 1. Defensive coaches deserve significant...
  • Bears down four linebackers as they prepare to face Falcons

    Bears down four linebackers as they prepare to face Falcons
    Inactive: Lance Briggs. Inactive: D.J. Williams. Inactive: Jon Bostic. Inactive: Shea McClellin. The Chicago Bears will kickoff against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon at the Georgia Dome without any of their top four linebackers. Briggs...
  • Bears downgrade linebacker Williams, promote Manning

    Bears downgrade linebacker Williams, promote Manning
    ATLANTA--The Chicago Bears on Saturday evening downgraded D.J. Williams to questionable, increasing the possibility they could be without their top four linebackers for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.  Williams (neck) missed practice...