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  • Chase Daniel says he's prepared to start for Bears

    247 Sports "Chase Daniel could be the guy in charge of keeping the Chicago Bears playoff chances afloat on Thanksgiving Day. The Bears surprisingly listed quarterback Mitch Trubisky on their injury report on Monday night with a shoulder ailment, leaving head coach Matt Nagy to answer many questions about..." November 20

  • With Khalil Mack causing chaos, everything has changed for the Bears

    Chicago Sun-Times "Did the Vikings make a mistake by signing quarterback Kirk Cousins? That was the question on one of the national TV sports shows Monday morning. It completely missed the point of the game from the night before, the one in which the Bears made Cousins look jittery, tentative and in the..." November 20

  • Mitchell Trubisky has throwing shoulder injury

    Pro Football Talk "Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has an injured throwing shoulder. The Bears did not practice today, but in their league-mandated injury report they announced that Trubisky would not have practiced because he has an injured right shoulder. That..." November 20

  • Chicago Bears clearly made wise decision in retaining Vic Fangio "It would have been understandable if Akiem Hicks had preferred to stay in the moment Sunday night. He had just dominated an overmatched Vikings offensive line, tallying five tackles for loss and generally having his way in the Bears' 25-20 statement win at..." November 19

  • Mike Ditka thinks his Bears could be Super Bowl bound

    Sportsnaut "Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka knows a thing or two about successful NFL football in the Windy City. Having coached the Chicago Bears from 1982-1992, Ditka led this organization to its last Super Bowl title and seven playoff appearances in 11 seasons. Chicago has earned exactly..." November 19

  • Why Seahawks fans should pull for Chicago Sunday tonight

    NBC Sports Northwest "Given that Chicago defeated Seattle 24-17 in Week 2 one might expect Seahawks' fans to not be very fond of the Bears these days.  But for one night only, Seattle fans should practice up their George Wendt and Chris Farley Chicago Superfans impersonations. Okay, they..." November 18

  • Bears To Activate Adam Shaheen, Send Dion Sims To IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Trey Burton will have a different backup tight end Sunday. The Bears will sub out Dion Sims for Adam Shaheen on their 53-man roster, activating the second-year tight end from IR and sending the 2017 free agent signing to the injured list, Mike Garafolo of reports (on..." November 17

  • Bears activate 2017 second-round pick Adam Shaheen

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Bears are getting a new weapon for their biggest game of the year: tight end Adam Shaheen, who they activated from injured reserve Saturday. To make room, the Bears put tight end Dion Sims, who remained in concussion protocol two weeks after he was first hurt in the Bears’..." November 17

  • Mitchell Trubisky establishing durability standard; Bears not quite taking shots back at John Fox

    NBC Sports Chicago "Probably bad luck to mention this: Mitchell Trubisky’s start last Sunday against the Detroit Lions was his 21st in a row, passing Jay Cutler (20) on the list of most consecutive starts by a Bears quarterback in the past 40 years. Among quarterbacks since George Halas retired,..." November 15

  • There’s no easy fix for the Bears’ running woes, but does it matter?

    NBC Sports Chicago "Here are two valid statements about the 2018 Bears: 1. They’ve never been better at scoring points, averaging 29.9 per game — the franchise’s highest in the Super Bowl era.  2. Their running backs haven’t ran the ball with much, if any..." November 14

  • Are Mitch Trubisky and Jay Cutler alike? Heck, no! Well, a little

    Chicago Sun-Times "I have to be very, very careful about how I put this thought into words. Mitch Trubisky is a lot like Jay Cutler. I don’t suppose that was careful enough. Let me try again. Mitch Trubisky and Jay Cutler weren’t separated at birth, but..." November 13

  • Cody Parkey could possibly practice kicking at Soldier Field this week

    NBC Sports Chicago "Matt Nagy: It’s possible Cody Parkey could practice at Soldier Field this week Matt Nagy Monday said it’s possible beleaguered placekicker Cody Parkey could practice at Soldier Field this week after missing two PATs and two field goal attempts in Sunday’s 34-22 win..." November 13

  • Khalil Mack felt he had some catching up to do on Sunday

    Chicago Sun-Times "Outside linebacker Khalil Mack had no idea what was going on when his teammates started  dancing in the Bears’ end zone after cornerback Prince Amukamara intercepted Matthew Stafford’s deep pass at the 3-yard line. “If it was planned, I didn’t know..." November 12

  • Matt Nagy says there's zero chance Bears will replace Cody Parkey

    USA Today "Logic would dictate that an NFL team work out kickers if their starter missed four kicks in a massively important divisional game. Just don’t tell that to the Chicago Bears. November 12

  • Trubisky sees confidence, experience leading to better offensive play

    Pro Football Talk "Near the end of September, new Bears coach Matt Nagy said it would take time for his new players to get up to speed with a new offense. It’s the middle of November, and Nagy surely likes what he sees. Led by quarterback Mitch Trubisky, the offense is gaining confidence and, in..." November 12

  • Challenging second-half schedule will test Bears’ will as much as their skill

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears coach Matt Nagy is counting on his offense to be better in the second half of the season than it was in the first. He expects it. As far as leveling off or regressing goes, “I don’t have that concern,” Nagy said. “I think that’s part of the fun of..." November 11

  • Bears' Mack expected to return vs. Lions

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack is expected to start against the Lions on Sunday after missing two games with a sprained ankle — and not at half speed. “When I get out there, I’m going to try to be myself,” Mack said Friday after practice. A..." November 10

  • Bears see Roquan Smith improving, but he’s not ‘there’ yet

    NBC Sports Chicago "Roquan Smith racked up a career high 13 tackles in the Bears’ blowout win over the Buffalo Bills, which on the surface looked like the best game of the rookie’s career.  His position coach, though, had a different thought on his pupil’s productive..." November 09

  • Bears getting what they paid for in cornerback Kyle Fuller

    Chicago Sun-Times "When the Bears matched the Packers’ four-year, $56 million contract offer to Kyle Fuller in free agency in the offseason, it looked like the Packers had scored at least a minor victory by forcing the Bears to overpay for a cornerback who had never made the Pro Bowl or even had more than..." November 09

  • Bears expect Khalil Mack to play against the Lions on Sunday

    Chicago Tribune "When Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara arrived at Wednesday morning’s walk-through at Halas Hall, he felt a surge of energy. Outside linebacker Khalil Mackwas back on the field. “Man,” Amukamara said. “When he came out to walk-through,..." November 08

  • Mitch Trubisky's big 3rd-down throws are the kind of plays he needs to make more often

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears’ 41-9 romp over the Bills on Sunday at New Era Field will not be remembered as a standout game for Mitch Trubisky, but the second-year quarterback didn’t need big numbers for the Bears to roll over an AFC East opponent for the second straight..." November 06

  • Kevin White being a healthy scratch isn't necessarily a permanent move, Matt Nagy says

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears made a surprising choice to make wide receiver Kevin White inactive Sunday for their 41-9 victory over the Bills. It was especially curious since the Bears already were down one receiver with Allen Robinson was out because of a groin..." November 05

  • Here's why the NFL and Fortnite are made for each other

    USA Today "I love football and I love Fortnite. Put them together, and it's heaven. On Monday, the NFL and Epic Games announced a partnership that will make gear – known as skins – for all 32 teams available as part of the wildly popular game's Battle..." November 05

  • Khalil Mack, Jadeveon Clowney Among Rams' Targets Before Dante Fowler Jr. Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Rams were hoping to add at least one more star to their defensive line prior to acquiring Dante Fowler Jr. at the trade deadline.  Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Rams made "multiple inquiries" to the Houston Texans about Jadeveon Clowney in the..." November 04

  • Bears' Khalil Mack (ankle) 'unlikely' to play vs. Bills, report says

    Sporting News "Bears defensive end Khalil Mack is "unlikely" to play Sunday against the Bills, according to ESPN. Mack is dealing with a sprained ankle. He played a limited amount of snaps two weeks ago against the Patriots, and didn't see any action against the..." November 04

  • Bears Place Kyle Long On IR

    Pro Football Rumors "The latest injury Kyle Long’s sustained will result in a lengthy absence for the former Pro Bowl blocker. The Bears announced they’ve placed their top guard on IR on Saturday. Long suffered a foot injury in Week 8 and was expected to miss between one and two months of..." November 03

  • Bears list Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson as questionable again this week

    CBS Chicago "The Chicago Bears have listed star linebacker Khalil Mack and top wide receiver Allen Robinson as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Both Mack and Allen were limited in practice on Friday, after not practicing the rest of the week. The team took the same..." November 02

  • Vic Fangio: Bears ‘probably’ should have sat injured Khalil Mack sooner

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Bears might have been wise to sit outside linebacker Khalil Mack once he hurt his right ankle last month against the Dolphins, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Thursday. Still, Mack should be commended for trying to play, he said. ‘‘Some people would say we were..." November 02

  • NFL's officiating problems have quieted down, but some issues remain

    USA Today "No news is good news. That surely needs to be the working mantra for the men and woman in stripes as the second half of the NFL season rolls on, given the controversy, confusion and assorted blunders that cast so much shade on the first few weeks of this campaign. Outside of..." November 01

  • Kyle Long to miss 6-8 weeks with foot injury

    USA Today "The Chicago Bears will be without Kyle Long for six-to-eight weeks after suffering a serious foot injury in Week 8’s loss to the New York Jets, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. October 30

  • Not again — Kyle Long’s foot injury casts dreadful shadow over Bears’ victory

    Chicago Sun-Times "With a two-touchdown lead, possession of the ball and less than five minutes left, the Bears were just trying to run some clock and turn out the lights on a victory over the Jets on Sunday at Soldier Field. But a simple running play changed the tenor of that effort. “Anytime..." October 29

  • Bears' Trey Burton among tight ends with quarterback backgrounds thriving in NFL

    Chicago Tribune "Tim Tebow never changed positions to play tight end but it’s a good thing former Florida Gators Trey Burton and Jordan Reed did. Burton and Reed were in the quarterback meeting room together at Florida after then-coach Urban Meyer recruited them to follow in the footsteps of..." October 28

  • Bears WR Allen Robinson doubtful vs. Jets

    247 Sports "The Chicago Bears will very likely be without a star wide receiver on Sunday.  Late Saturday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Chicago had was expecting Allen Robinson to be out for the week 8 game against the New York Jets, according to a..." October 28

  • Bears' Mack inactive vs. Jets due to ankle injury

    The Score "Chicago Bears pass-rusher Khalil Mack is inactive Sunday versus the New York Jets due to the ankle injury he's battled for the last two weeks. " October 28

  • Bears' Mack game-time decision vs. Jets

    The Score "Chicago Bears edge rusher Khalil Mack is a game-time decision for Sunday's contest against the New York Jets due to an ankle sprain, a source told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is not expected to play due to a groin injury, according to..." October 28

  • Leonard Floyd has no sacks and 1 QB hit; is it time for the Bears to worry?

    Chicago Sun-Times "Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio hasn’t avoided the topic when talking to outside linebacker Leonard Floyd this week. “It doesn’t have the no-hitter mentality, where you don’t talk about it,” Fangio said. Floyd, the Bears’ first-round pick..." October 27

  • Kevin White is finally healthy. But playing time and targets still haven't gone in his favor.

    Chicago Tribune "Kevin White’s practice gear rested in his locker Thursday. His navy jersey with the orange No. 11 hung above his cleats. Later, he put it all on and walked to practice at Halas Hall, past the trees in their autumn splendor and those with only the strongest leaves still hanging..." October 26

  • Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson listed as questionable again this week

    Pro Football Talk "This week has played out a lot like last week for Bears linebacker Khalil Mack and wide receiver Allen Robinson. Mack, who is dealing with an ankle injury, and Robinson, who is battling a groin issue, were both out of practice last Wednesday and Thursday before returning to work on..." October 26

  • Mitch Trubisky is on pace to be the first Bear with 4,000 yards passing or 30 touchdowns

    Windy City Gridiron "  Jay Cutler passed Sid Luckman in 2013 to become the all-time leading passer..." October 25

  • Jets Made Strong Push For Khalil Mack

    New York Daily News "The Jets hope that Khalil Mack doesn’t give them a reminder Sunday of why they wanted him so badly not so long ago. Gang Green was prepared to go all-in for the perennial Pro Bowl outside linebacker before the Raiders ultimately traded him to the Bears. How much did..." October 25

  • Jordan Howard 'fit' in Matt Nagy Bears offense an issue, but reason is more than just pass-catching

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Discussions as to whether Jordan Howard fits the Matt Nagy offense have centered chiefly around..." October 25

  • Khalil Mack and Allen Robinson sit out Bears practice Wednesday as injuries linger

    Chicago Tribune "  Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack didn’t practice Wednesday as he continues his..." October 25

  • ‘Backyard football’: Mitch Trubisky scrambling to find comfort zone as Bears’ QB

    Chicago Sun-Times "  Quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s ability to scramble for big gains creates all sorts of..." October 25

  • Looks like it’s time for the Bears to sit injured Khalil Mack

    Chicago Tribune "The decision should be clear because the numbers are as obvious as Mitch Trubisky’s lack of accuracy. In the first four games of the season, outside linebacker Khalil Mack wasn’t totally in NFL shape, but still recorded five sacks, four forced fumbles, two passes..." October 23

  • Report: Russian Twitter trolls helped fan flames of NFL's national anthem controversy

    USA Today "The debate over NFL players kneeling during the national anthem may not have turned into such a nationwide controversy if it weren't for Russian bots fanning the flames on Twitter, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The report cites a Clemson..." October 23

  • Bears still can’t find a run game to match their offensive identity

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears coach Matt Nagy said Sunday that quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s rushing yards didn’t count in the run game’s ledger. The quarterback ran six times for 81 yards, the most of any player on either team. “To me, that’s a scramble, and..." October 22

  • Khalil Mack and Allen Robinson practice, listed as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "The Bears got two important pieces back on the practice field Friday, increasing the chances they’ll play Sunday against the Patriots. Via Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune, outside linebacker Khalil Mack and wide receiver Allen Robinson returned to work on a limited basis,..." October 19

  • Report: Khalil Mack expected to play in Week 7

    247 Sports "The Chicago Bears have been taking it slowly all week with outside linebacker Khalil Mack. The talented pass-rusher injured his ankle in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins but still played the majority of the game. In Chicago's first two practices this week on Wednesday and Thursday,..." October 19

  • Is NFL in a 'renaissance'? Scoring helps fuel interest, but some defenders still have gripes

    USA Today "As he concluded his news conference at this week’s league meetings in New York, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made a proclamation. “I don’t think there has been a better time to be an NFL fan,” he said. Steadily climbing television..." October 19

  • Bears’ Taylor Gabriel using speed to shine: ‘Mitch, if I’m one-on-one, throw it’

    Chicago Sun-Times "When Taylor Gabriel sees single coverage at the line of scrimmage, he doesn’t signal to his quarterback. He lets Mitch Trubisky see it for himself. “I feel like it’s on him,” Gabriel said Tuesday. “If he wants to take that matchup, he can. But at the same..." October 17