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Chicago Bears: time to look ahead to 2017 already?

Chicago Bears: time to look ahead to 2017 already? It hasn’t exactly gone to plan for the Chicago Bears this year. After losing Matt Forte in free agency during the offseason, most expected the Bears to lean heavily on Jeremy Langford at the beginning of the campaign. Unfortunately, the former Michigan State star sprained his ankle during Chicago’s defeat to the Dallas Cowboys and the Bears are now rolling ...

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Martellus Bennett just won’t shut up about the Chicago Bears

Hell hath no fury like Martellus Bennett scorned. A few days after extolling the virtues of being a New England Patriot following his 67-yard, 3-TD game in Tom Brady’s first game back from suspension, the former Chicago Bears tight end just couldn’t resist going in on his old team again. As part of an E:60 profile posted today on Bennett and his, Michael—a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks—Martellus to ...

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Week 5: Bears can’t get out of their own way in loss to Colts

Here are some thoughts on the Bears' tough 29-23 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, dropping them to 1-4 on the season. 1. Front seven remains a work in progress To be fair, the Bears pass rush definitely made an impact in this game, especially in the second half. Willie Young ended up with three sacks in a reserve role, and Akiem Hicks and Jonathan Bullard provided sacks for the Bears’ front that started to o ...

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Chicago Bears: Jeffery must get involved for offense to click

With former 7th-round pick Kevin White now on IR after fracturing his left fibula, current Bears’ starting quarterback Brian Hoyer might be forced to get heavily acquainted with arguably his best offensive teammate: Alshon Jeffery. Now, some of you might be reading this and thinking to yourselves, “well, duh.” Of course, the Bears need to get Jeffery the ball; he’s their #1 receiver. It’s obvious. In theory ...

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Chicago Bears: Kevin White to go on IR after re-fracturing shin

Kevin White's season could be over. It was announced today that White will go on IR after re-fracturing the same left shin that caused him to miss last season. At this time, the two injuries appear to be unrelated. Via Brad Biggs: https://twitter.com/BradBiggs/status/783713804727255040 For now, it is unknown whether White will require surgery to repair the injury. He will be eligible to return in 8 weeks. T ...

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Chicago Bears: Hoyer a good backup, but Cutler clearly the better starter

Should Brian Hoyer's recent performance earn him the starting job for the Bears going forward? Not so fast. Hoyer played a very efficient game yesterday, throwing completing 28/36 passes (~78%) for 302 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions en route to finishing the game with a rating of 120.1. And, more importantly, he helped the Bears get their first win of the season over the Detroit Lions, boosting ...

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Howard stars as Bears beat Lions to earn first win of the season

Here are a few takeaways from the Bears' 17-14 win over the Detroit Lions, which improves them to 1-3 on the season. 1. Jordan Howard should start at RB from here on Howard’s 111 yards on 23 carries gave the Bears their first 100-yard rusher since that Matt Forte guy did it last year against the Packers in Week 1. He would’ve had an even bigger game if not for a few good runs called back due to penalties, b ...

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Chicago Bears: Was our trust in John Fox, coaching staff ill-founded?

In his post-practice press conference today, Bears’ head coach John Fox insisted that he could see something in his team even if the rest of us couldn’t: “growth.” Via 670 the Score’s Chris Emma, https://twitter.com/CEmma670/status/781563009542004738 If you say so... Okay, not everything about this team is utterly terrible. For example, the Bears’currently have one of the best interior lines in the NFL at t ...

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Cutler may only miss 2-3 weeks; can he salvage Bears’ season?

After some serious concern regarding the severity of his injured thumb, Jay Cutler got some good news from doctors yesterday. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport, Cutler is expected to miss 2-3 weeks after aggravating a previous injury to his right thumb during the Bears’ 29-14 Monday night loss to the Eagles. However, he will not require surgery at this time, as stated by head coach John Fox on Tuesday ...

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Houston tears ACL, out for season; future with Bears uncertain

The injury bug hit the Bears really hard during last night’s loss to the Eagles, but for all the carnage, no one appears to have been hurt worse than OLB Lamarr Houston. Per NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Houston has once again torn his ACL and will miss the rest of the season. https://twitter.com/MikeGarafolo/status/778325872700948481 The veteran linebacker suffered the injury on a pass-rush attempt in the s ...

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