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  • Defense gives fans reason to cheer

     Defense gives fans reason to cheer
    Most fans go to Bears summer training camp hoping to be entertained by spectacular offensive plays. Jay Cutler lofts a deep pass to Brandon Marshall, Devin Hester or Earl Bennett and the crowd goes wild. Matt Forte bursts through a hole and races 35...
  • Angelo deserves some credit for Bears' success

    Angelo deserves some credit for Bears' success
    Contrary to the convenient but lazy local narrative being retold all week, Bears 2008 first-round draft bust Chris Williams didn't get former general manager Jerry Angelo fired. Not as much as Caleb Hanie did. If Hanie had played as well replacing Jay...
  • Special teams key to Bears' blowout

    Special teams key to Bears' blowout
    The Bears were facing one of the best special teams units in the NFL on Sunday, but special teams played a significant role in the Bears' victory. On the blocked punt that Corey Wootton returned for a touchdown, the Bears surprised the Titans by sending...
  • Is it just me who's worried about the Bears' run defense?

    Is it just me who's worried about the Bears' run defense?
    Everybody’s watching left tackle, especially against the Giants’ Super Bowl-devastating pass rush and fearing for Jay Cutler’s life in New York this Friday when the Bears play their one moderately important practice game. Left tackle is...
  • 3 reasons game 3 is a must-watch

    If you're passing on Friday night's Bears-Giants game, I don't blame you. Summer is evaporating and it makes sense to enjoy these final weekends before the leaves change colors. For the Bears, however, this glorified scrimmage is the biggest day since...
  • Even in victory, no easy answers for Bears

    Even in victory, no easy answers for Bears
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Bears came to MetLife Stadium on Friday night looking for a couple of answers. Maybe some solutions emerged, but there are still more questions remaining for this team with time for evaluations and Plan B discoveries...
  • Bears can be grateful it's only exhibition season

    Bears can be grateful it's only exhibition season
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — On the only play worth remembering for the Bears in a disappointing 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the Giants at MetLife Stadium, wide receiver Brandon Marshall wildly celebrated his 21-yard touchdown catch from...
  • Bears must resolve 'communication' issues

    Bears must resolve 'communication' issues
    We should not get too excited or upset about anything we see on a football field before the start of the regular season, with the possible exception of the Democratic National Convention at the Panthers' stadium. But it is a tad concerning that the...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants
    Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. 1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
  • Remember when the Bears used to rush the passer?

    Remember when the Bears used to rush the passer?
    Any time the Bears want to rush the passer, fine by me. Sure, the Bears had a series of problems against the Giants on Friday night. Bears coach Lovie Smith said the practice game was like a final exam, and in that case, the Bears’ first-...
  • The Urlacher plan (my plan, anyway)

    The Urlacher plan (my plan, anyway)
    Listen up, it only matters if Brian Urlacher misses a real game. What’s more, it doesn’t really matter if he misses the first real game. In fact, I’d suggest he do exactly that and I’ll explain later on. But first, the Bears...