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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bears linebacker lineup remains unsettled

    Bears linebacker lineup remains unsettled
    If the Chicago Bears have an idea how they will line up at linebacker when practice opens next month in training camp, they’re not ready to say just yet. A day after coach Marc Trestman called D.J. Williams the “lead dog” to win the...
  • Bears' Bennett, Houston scuffle during practice

    Bears' Bennett, Houston scuffle during practice
    The Bears are prohibited from tackling or donning shoulder pads until training camp, but that didn’t stop tempers from flaring during Tuesday’s organized team activities practice at Halas Hall. Tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive end...
  • 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...
  • Lance Briggs brushes off criticism of absence from practice

    Lance Briggs brushes off criticism of absence from practice
    Revelations into Lance Briggs’ Labor Day whereabouts surfaced Wednesday at Halas Hall with the standout linebacker explaining his Ferris Bueller-like escapades. The facts in a nutshell: Briggs took a day off Monday, missing Bears practice six days...
  • The hole in Trestman's thinking

    The hole in Trestman's thinking
    Everybody looked dumb. Marc Trestman and Lance Briggs talked about the linebacker’s ditching the first team practice with the 53-man roster for his restaurant opening in California, and everybody looked dumb. This wasn’t as bad as the...
  • Three-and-out: Allen's impact, Watkins' upside, Cain's arrival

    Three-and-out: Allen's impact, Watkins' upside, Cain's arrival
    In case you hadn’t heard, Lance Briggs’ California smokehouse is open for business with the longtime Bears standout having emceed the grand opening on Labor Day. Yet the debate surrounding Briggs’ Monday absence from practice for that...
  • Five make-or-break factors for Bears this season

    Five make-or-break factors for Bears this season
    In the NFL, where the smallest margins separate winners from losers, the Bears are stuck in the middle. They have come to be defined by mediocrity. They've finished within a game of .500 in five of the last seven seasons. And they have made the playoffs...
  • Bears' season-opening roster and depth chart

    Bears' season-opening roster and depth chart
    Starters in bold; *—rookie QUARTERBACKS (3): Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales* Cutler has the security of a big contract and a talented supporting cast other quarterbacks would kill for. Anything short of excellence would be disappointing....
  • Bears will name their 5 captains game by game

     Bears will name their 5 captains game by game
    Bears coach Marc Trestman and his staff will name team captains on a game-by-game basis instead of selecting them to serve for the entire season. "We have a lot of guys deserving," Trestman said after practice Friday. "There are not only leaders, but...