| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:09 PM
When Brian Urlacher first established himself as the Bears' middle linebacker, he was playing between pretty solid players in Rosevelt Colvin and Warrick Holdman.
The trio had a good bond. Young and not yet savvy to the realities of the business side of...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
If you ask me, the days of "nerds versus jocks" are long gone. These days it's very hard to make a distinction between the two factions, because the line that seperates them has blurred to the point of being non-existent. Consider this: two prominent...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has always had a love for comic books, and creating his own has been a dream come true for the 31-year-old football player. "Seraph" -- created by Briggs and co-written with Phil Hester -- is one of eight titles in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Charles Tillman says he sucks at video games. Fortunately for him, excelling at virtual combat is not a prerequisite for surviving Bears training camp, which opens Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais.
RedEye spoke with the All-Pro...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:35 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home.
They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
BOURBONNAIS — If you are keeping score at home, give the Bears defense the win on Sunday as Marc Trestman's team put on full pads for the first time in training camp.
Surprised? Don't be. In fact, you should expect a defense that is led by Lance...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
For 10 seasons, Lance Briggs was the right-hand man to future Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher.
Briggs was the Robin to Urlacher's Batman, the Luca Brasi to Urlacher's Don Corleone.
Urlacher took the Arizona alum under his wing, taught him the ins and...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Playing video games online against strangers is fun, and controlling your favorite athletes through video games is fun too. But what if the stranger you played against was also your favorite athlete? Retired Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer is the co-...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:40 PM
After rookie head-hunter Jon Bostic knocked Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie into next week during the second exhibition game Thursday night, they were saying in the Bears huddle what you were thinking.
Keep in mind pro football players don't...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Ninth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp
Never mind his secret to punching the ball out. Teammates seeking advice from Charles Tillman instead should inquire about keys to maintaining a high level of play deep into a career as he'...