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Recent Chicago Bears News
August 29, 2014
The Bears waived running back and former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch on Friday and reportedly gave Lynch no assurance of making the practice squad, which they can form starting Sunday.
August 28, 2014
Too many unanswered questions for no one to play
Click here for your second screen for tonight's Bears-Browns game.
David Fales against the Browns’ backup defense not doing it for you? Are you not excited to watch Rex Grossman play against the Bears’ third-stringers in the fourth quarter?
Over the past 10 seasons, Bears fans have been spoiled. The Bears have been among the top-five specialty unit teams in the NFL for a decade and we all have taken it for granted.
August 27, 2014
LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears were healthy scratches in last week’s preseason game against the Seahawks. Aside from David Fales, who did not play so the quarterbacks could get their reps, Jordan Lynch and Marcus Trice are the only two who did not play and are still with the team.
August 26, 2014
LAKE FOREST – It’s cliché when Josh Morgan says his focus is just about getting better every day, without thinking too much about playing for a job in the preseason finale Thursday in Cleveland.
LAKE FOREST – The Bears are heading into the final preseason game and still don’t have a return man. The kick coverage was bad in Seattle, which was the first game with the punter-long snapper pairing of Patrick O’Donnell and Brandon Hartson.
LAKE FOREST – For all of the offensive uncertainty regarding backup battles at running back and receiver, the Bears confirmed Sunday what we’ve expected to hear since early in training camp – Jimmy Clausen will be the No. 2 quarterback behind Jay Cutler.
LAKE FOREST – In case you haven’t heard by now, the Bears went to Seattle for what universally is known around the NFL as the “all-important third exhibition game” and they stunk up the field.
August 24, 2014
Jimmy Clausen has won the competition to be Jay Cutler’s backup quarterback.
August 23, 2014
So what did we learn from the Bears’ all-important third preseason game against the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks in Seattle?
August 22, 2014
It’s time for the third and most important preseason game on the schedule – the longest we’ll see Bears starters before the regular season begins.
August 20, 2014
LAKE FOREST – Considering all Chris Conte has endured over the past seven months, perhaps the toughest part has been not being physically able to completely move on from his recent past.
August 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At this point of his NFL career, Jordan Lynch realizes he can’t control when – or even if – his chance will come.
Nothing makes me crazier than an analyst who believes he’s made a discovery but refuses to put his name on it for fear of being proven wrong.
LAKE FOREST – Santonio Holmes will spend the next two weeks trying to revive his NFL career with the Bears.
August 17, 2014
Facts don't favor Bears
August 16, 2014
CHICAGO – The April 23 signing seemed like nothing more than the addition of a veteran body to a competition at running back behind Matt Forte.
The Bears are 2-0 in the preseason after beating the Jaguars, 20-19, Thursday, halfway to a perfect preseason. Sports editor Jon Styf and reporter Mike DeFabo discuss: