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  • Marshall, Allen, Ratliff return to Bears practice

    Marshall, Allen, Ratliff return to Bears practice
    Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, defensive linemen Jared Allen and Jeremiah Ratliff, offensive linemen Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson and cornerback Sherrick McManis returned to practice Wednesday. It was good news for a team hoping to...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Is Lance Briggs on right track or laugh track with Bears?

    Is Lance Briggs on right track or laugh track with Bears?
    Lance Briggs keeps laughing at the suggestion he needs to behave differently as a 33-year-old linebacker than he used to, but nobody outside Halas Hall finds it as funny. By the end of the season, the joke could be on the Bears unless Briggs and the...
  • 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...
  • Bears defenders confident they can contain 49ers

    Bears defenders confident they can contain 49ers
    Before 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became a star and, along with several contemporary athletic quarterbacks, changed how his position can help a team's rushing attack, he made his first career start against the Bears on a Monday night in November...
  • 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...
  • What should we do now that the Bears' season is over?

    What should we do now that the Bears' season is over?
    And so ends the Bears’ 2014 season. Thanks for coming, everybody. Jay Cutler stunk. Brandon Marshall stunk. The run defense stunk. The pass rush stunk. Against one of the worst teams you could imagine. At home. Beep, beep, drive home safely....