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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bears training camp snapshot: Linebackers

    Bears training camp snapshot: Linebackers
    There are lots of linebacking question marks to address during camp, starting with Shea McClellin's position switch. Biggest offseason developments: The Bears announced that Shea McClellin would be moving from defensive end to linebacker, trading in his...
  • For Bears in 2014, it's playoffs — or bust

     For Bears in 2014, it's playoffs — or bust
    Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
  • Top 10 headlines from Bears' offseason

     Top 10 headlines from Bears' offseason
    The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons. That was a demoralizing finish...
  • For Bears, future is now — or else

     For Bears, future is now — or else
    In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance. They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...
  • Superlatives guide to Bears training camp

     Superlatives guide to Bears training camp
    The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass. A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
  • Urlacher: Briggs' day off 'not a big deal'

    Urlacher: Briggs' day off 'not a big deal'
    Brian Urlacher teamed with fellow linebacker Lance Briggs to form the core of a dominant defense that helped the Bears reach Super Bowl XLI under former coach Lovie Smith. Not surprisingly, Urlacher sees nothing wrong with good friend Briggs receiving...