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Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Preview: Defense/Special Teams

In the fourth and final installment of our “Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Preview” we take a look at the Chicago Bears defense and special teams Previous Positions: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receivers/Tight Ends The Chicago Bears enter the 2013 NFL season without a familiar face on the defensive side of the ball. That's because longtime starting linebacker Brian Urlacher retired after the Bears off ...

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Brian Urlacher announces his retirement

After thirteen seasons in the NFL Brian Urlacher has announced his retirement. Via Twitter he said “It was an honor to play my entire career for the Chicago Bears. For over a decade Urlacher was the cornerstone of the Bears defense. Accounting for over 1000 tackles, 22 interceptions, and 41 sacks he will certainly be remembered with the old time greats like Butkus and Singletary  as one of the best lineback ...

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17 in 6: The Best Chicago Sports Moments of the Past 6 Years

The city of Chicago celebrated it's 176th birthday yesterday, and over those 176 years the city has had a rich sports history. It's home to not one, but two baseball teams. It has it's beloved Chicago Bears who have delivered multiple NFL Championships and a Super Bowl title. It was home to the greatest player to ever play in the NBA as he dominated and led the Bulls to six NBA Championships. In that same a ...

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GM Phil Emery Demonstrates The Skills He Seeks In New Coach

A day after teary-eyed Chicago Bears players faced cameras (or in the case of Devin Hester, his locker) and decried the firing of Lovie Smith as head coach, the team’s General Manager, Phil Emery, took the podium at Halas Hall and without a hint of regret thanked the former coach for his work and then detailed why he decided to making a coaching change. Emery pointed out the obvious – an ineffective offense ...

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LIFE AFTER LOVIE

The Lovie Smith era is over and no one is really crying about it except for the Bears’ players. Lovie was never despised by Chicago sports fans, but he was never really loved either. The first African-American coach to lead his team to a Super Bowl (along with Tony Dungy), he never followed up on his promise to return and win the Lombardi Trophy. And, he never was able to overcome the great challenge facing ...

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CCS Film Room: Tillman’s INT of Romo

The Bears have shown glimpses of a "Mug Front" this season, and did so often against the Cowboys in Monday night's win. Let's take a look at some still-images as to why the Mug Front is effective, especially when we send more than the front four.   When the Cowboys break the huddle, the Bears have four linemen and both linebackers showing blitz. Urlacher is up on the line with the Defensive Line, Brigg ...

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Bears Marquee Match-Up of the Week: Look to the Outside

In a new weekly piece on this site, I will highlight what I think is the most interesting matchup in the Bears’ upcoming game, both when the Bears are on offense and defense. After last week’s debacle up in Lambeau, most of the attention in tomorrow’s matchup against the St. Louis Rams will be focused on the performance of Jay Cutler and the offensive line. Also, eyes will be on Michael Bush, who is being p ...

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Chicago’s Current Mount Rushmore

The city of broad shoulders prides itself on legendary architecture, gorgeous beaches, decadent food, and our professional sports teams and athletes. The major teams in town, The Cubs, Sox, Bulls, Bears, and Blackhawks have great players on their clubs, but who is the best of the best?  Evaluating the resumes of the current crop of Second City athletes was difficult and an arduous task, but that is a great ...

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Chicago Bears Post-Game: Week Six, vs. Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks (3-2) at Chicago Bears (4-2) With quarterback Jay Cutler returning to his Martz-led offense, the Chicago Bears were looking to improve their lead atop the NFC North with a victory over Pete Carroll's Seahawks. Matt Forte gave the Bears an early advantage in Chicago's opening possession with a run-abundant drive and a six-yard touchdown. However, that was going to change almost as quickly as ...

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