13 hrs ago
Arkush: Bears' defense puts in disappointing effort against Seattle
So what did we learn from the Bears' all-important third preseason game against the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks in Seattle? If in fact the Bears are a legitimate playoff threat for 2014, then the Seahawks are ready to defend their Super Bowl title.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Windy City Gridiron
Do you think Shea McClellin can play linebacker?
Shea McClellin has been lining up as the starting strong side linebacker for most of camp and through the first two preseason games.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Shea McClellin making strides at new position
Shea McClellin flipped his hips and turned to cover Jaguars wide receiver Mike Brown late in the second quarter of Thursday's exhibition game.
Tucker's on mission to eliminate missed tackles
Coordinator Mel Tucker's defense was the NFL's worst last year in yards allowed per play, rushing yards allowed and average gain allowed per running play.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Bears Notes: In Search Of Returns
The old saying goes, one man's loss is another man's gain. In the case of the Bears' search for special teams gain, it remains to be seen who that man is.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Bears Preseason Week 2: Position Battles
The Bears first string defense took a step back in week 2 of the preseason, allowing the usually hapless Jags offense to move the ball at will in the first half.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Windy City Gridiron
The Weekend Bears Den: August 16, 2014 - Chicago Bears preseason news and notes
Cutler has never been more ready to go - Barry Rozner: Jay Cutler already looks dialed in, and if he could tell the truth, he'd probably like the season to start this Sunday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
McClellin's comfort level increasing
Bears coach Marc Trestman praised converted defensive end Shea McClellin Friday for his improved play at strongside linebacker in Thursday night's preseason win over the Jaguars.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Injury to Kyle Fuller stings Bears defense
AUGUST 14: Marqise Lee #11 of the Jacksonville Jaguars breaks away from Kelvin Hayden #24 of the Chicago Bears for a touchdown during the first quarter of a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 14, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
What to watch for in Bears vs. Jaguars
There is only one preseason game on tonight. The Jacksonville Jaguars are in Chicago for a meeting with the Bears.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Defense continues to be main focus for Bears
While the Bears' offense is concerned primarily with tweaking and fine-tuning a machine that ran smoothly last season, the defense is working on a major overhaul.
Morris Daily Herald
5 Players to watch on "D" vs. Jaguars
There are very few guarantees in the National Football League but one of the rare ones is, if the Chicago Bears defense doesn't make significant improvement in 2014, they will once again be an 8-8 team, or worse.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Khaseem Greene no longer overthinking it
Linebacker Khaseem Greene admittedly struggled to acclimate himself to the speed of the NFL game last season when a shoulder injury to Lance Briggs thrust the rookie into the starting lineup for four games.
Who will be Bears' third receiver?
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses who will replace the injured Marquess Wilson as the Bears' third receiver, if Jimmy Clausen has supplanted Jordan Palmer as the No.
Bears Notes: Trestman Mixing Personnel Up On Defense
In an effort to mix it up and give a multitude of players a look, Bears coach Marc Trestman rotated defensive players early and often with the first team and in various packages at Monday's practice.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
5 Things We Learned from Chicago Bears' First Preseason Game
The overall performance of the Chicago Bears in their 34-28 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles has given fans in the Windy City something to look forward to this regular season.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
2014 Preseason: Bears vs. Eagles 5 Questions with Inside the Iggles
Sep 15, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles fan Tom Gearharts tailgates before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Lincoln Financial Field.
Exhibition opener showtime for revamped Bears defense
Bears safety Ryan Mundy: "Our brand of football is we want to be tough, and we want to create takeaways& BOURBONNAIS - There's a chance that Brock Vereen and Adrian Wilson will play side by side in the Bears' exhibition opener Friday night.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
10 Bears worth watching in first preseason game
The first NFL preseason game is a boring, perfunctory exercise for many - the cost-inefficiency for season-ticket holders is exceeded only by the last preseason game.
The News Tribune
Preseason opener could give clues about Bears 'D'
Chicago hosts the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday in a preseason opener that still could provide a glimpse even if it's lacking some star power.