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  • 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....
  • Tape won't lie: Bears defense looks the same

    Tape won't lie: Bears defense looks the same
    "We've got to watch the tape," was the common refrain in the Bears' locker room. So go ahead and pick one. The game tape from Sunday's 23-20 overtime letdown to the Bills, who came to Chicago and won for the first time ever, or choose one from the...
  • Linebackers coach Reggie Herring molding Bears' future

    Linebackers coach Reggie Herring molding Bears' future
    Adam Herring figured his dad would kill him, and his mom figured he was right. So he waited about four weeks to deliver the news. Reggie Herring's aversion to tattoos is surpassed only by his dislike for losing football games. Adam had been threatened...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Is Jon Bostic going to start at one of the two linebacker spots along with Lance Briggs? -- @KLynch721 from Twitter Since January, I’ve said D.J. Williams is the man to beat out at middle linebacker and that is where Bostic is listed as a co-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...