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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Defensive line will determine Bears' success

    Defensive line will determine Bears' success
    The Bears have a fluid situation at safety and linebacker and the backup quarterback battle might create storylines for the remainder of preseason after Jordan Palmer played effectively and Jimmy Clausen one-upped him. But if this team is going...
  • Highs and lows of Bears exhibition victory

    Highs and lows of Bears exhibition victory
    One exhibition game down, three to go. After a sometimes bumpy yet productive effort Friday night, the Bears left Soldier Field with a 34-28 victory over the Eagles, rattling off the game's final 17 points to generate some positive energy for the...