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Chicago Bears injury report for Wednesday; Marshall, Jeffery miss practice

A few key starters were missing from practice for the Chicago Bears on Wednesday as the team prepares for Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home on Sunday. Wide receivers Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) were both held out of practice. Joining them was running back Matt Forte who had a non-injury day off. On the defensive side, both Lance Briggs and Jeremiah Ratliff had a no ...

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Chicago Bears grades: Bears put together solid performance in Atlanta

This was arguably the Chicago Bears best all-around performance so far this season. The Bears dominated on both sides of the ball, despite another shaky special teams performance for what could be a season-saving win in Atlanta. Missing four linebackers, the Bears defense held their own and slowed down the Falcons offense. Meanwhile, the Bears offense ended their second half drought and buried Atlanta with ...

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ESPN Player Rankings: Matt Forte

Yesterday it was Alshon Jeffery's turn to appear on the ESPN offensive player rankings list. Now today, another Bears player appeared on the list. ESPN ranked Matt Forte number 29 on the list of offensive players, up from his number 48 ranking last season. Forte had another solid season for the Bears rushing 1,339 yards and 9 total touchdowns in 16 games. Forte has been versatile ever since the Bears drafte ...

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Fantasy Football 2014: Look at the Chicago Bears

It wasn't long ago that the first Chicago Bear didn't get drafted until the late rounds of a fantasy draft. The Bears just didn't have many playmakers on their offense to produce decent fantasy stats. You might have had guys like Thomas Jones, Rex Grossman, Kyle Orton, or Greg Olsen on your fantasy team but did you really start them? Now the Bears have a few players who will put up big fantasy points this s ...

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Chicago Bears Training Camp Primer: Running backs

One of the Chicago Bears most dangerous offensive weapons is arguably running back Matt Forte. The 6-foot-2, 218 pound back is the perfect fit for Marc Trestman's offensive system, as we saw last season. The Bears rely heavily on Matt Forte as he logged 363 touches last season, the most since his rookie season. So having a productive option behind him will be nice to have for the Bears. They let Michael Bus ...

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NFL Week 5: Six Key Players for New Orleans at Chicago

The Bears (3-1) are fresh off their first loss of the season at Detroit and it won't get any easier come week 5 when they host the New Orleans Saints (4-0). With a high-powered offense led by Drew Brees, the Saints are rolling so far this season. It will be another test for this Bears defense that has struggled at times this season. The Bears must focus on slowing down this Saints offense and not letting Br ...

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NFL Week 3 – Six players to watch for during Sunday’s Bears-Steelers game

It's a tale of two different teams when the Chicago Bears travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers on NBC's Sunday Night Football. The Steelers are 0-2 and are in desperate need of a win. The Bears are just the opposite as they sit at 2-0 and will be tested on the road for the first time this season. The Bears have used two fourth-quarter comebacks to beat the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings, w ...

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Grading The Chicago Bears: Comeback kids again

It was a wet and wacky day at Soldier Field Sunday but the result had Bears fans leaving the stadium happy. The Bears used another fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Minnesota Vikings 31-30 and improve their record to 2-0 on the season. More importantly, the Bears won a divisional game which could be key in the playoff race. While the Bears looked sloppy at times, it took another fourth-quarter comeback ...

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Bears enjoy rollercoaster ride with Vikes for final-second 31-30 victory

There was no shortage of mistakes in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. But there was also no shortage of thrill, as the Chicago Bears took home the win in the final seconds. From start to finish this game had Chicago fans going through alternating spurts of thrills and chills. Literally, it began at kickoff. WR Cordarrelle Patterson began 5 yards deep in the endzone and ran it back for a 105-yard ...

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Vikings vs. Bears Preview

Vikings (0-1) at Bears (1-0) Vikings depth chart: http://www.ourlads.com/nfldepthcharts/depthchart/MIN Bears depth chart: http://www.ourlads.com/nfldepthcharts/depthchart/CHI Coming off of a statement win against the Bengals in their opener, the Bears are looking to continue the momentum at home against the Vikings. Vikings Offense Minnesota, who has the best running back in the league in Adrian Peterson, i ...

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