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  • Bears: No fullback, better special teams for Packers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The Chicago Bears will be without a true fullback Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, but their specials teams might be improved because of that. The Bears once again cut fullback Tony...
  • Four Bears rookies make big plays for defense

     Four Bears rookies make big plays for defense
    The Bears did some of their best work in the shadow of their own goal line Monday night at MetLife Stadium and that is the biggest reason they were able to come away with a 27-19 victory. The Jets reached the red zone on six of their 11 possessions...
  • Bear essentials: Matt Forte standout from Class of 2008

    Bear essentials: Matt Forte standout from Class of 2008
    Long before they ever emerged as an offensive juggernaut, the Bears dreamed of getting off the bus running. How committed were they to playing great defense, special teams and running the football? So much they considered doubling down on running...
  • Bears Brain Teaser: Week 3

    Bears Brain Teaser: Week 3
    Welcome to Bears Brain Teasers 2014, where we challenge skills you thought were useless once you left elementary school. Jay Cutler loves to pass. It’s Matt Forte’s job to run. For this week’s question, they’ll work together....
  • Bears can take advantage of Jets' blitz

     Bears can take advantage of Jets' blitz
    The Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler have to prep for the Jets pre-snap disguise and zero-pressure looks they'll see Monday night when they take on Rex Ryan's defense at MetLife Stadium. As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11 personnel on the...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 4: Redemption weekend for Forte, Rodgers and others

    Fantasy start/sit for Week 4: Redemption weekend for Forte, Rodgers and others
    You had your fun at our expense, first-rounders, now it's time for you to produce. For this longtime fantasy football player, the first round of the draft always has felt like a game of musical chairs. When the music stops at the end of fantasy's...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets

    10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ 27-19 road victory Monday night over the New York Jets that raised their record to 2-1. 1. The Bears have been turning to inexperienced players to fill the holes that keep opening on defense. First-round...
  • Bears' Alshon Jeffery snares big catch on big night

    Bears' Alshon Jeffery snares big catch on big night
    Of the seven third downs the Bears converted in Monday night's 27-19 victory over the Jets, arguably none was more pivotal than Jay Cutler's 13-yard completion to Alshon Jeffery with 7 minutes, 51 seconds left. Facing an all-out blitz, Cutler bought...
  • Martellus Bennett becoming go-to guy for Bears

     Martellus Bennett becoming go-to guy for Bears
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Tight end Martellus Bennett recently saw a video of Jets coach Rex Ryan discussing the Bears offense. As Bennett recalled late Monday, Ryan referred to Pro Bowl receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery as "monsters."...
  • Ryan insists Jets don't have QB controversy

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Ryan insists Jets don't have QB controversy FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets do not have a quarterback controversy. Well, not yet, anyway. Coach Rex Ryan threw all his support behind Geno...
  • Bears' run defense will be challenged again Monday

    The Sports Xchange Bears' run defense will be challenged again Monday LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- From Week 1 to Week 2, the Chicago Bears' defense seemed to discover a missing formula for shutting down the read-option running attack and running games in...