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5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Seattle Seahawks, Willie Young, NFL Players, Jeremiah Ratliff, Lamarr Houston

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Shea McClellin, Kyle Fuller, Luke Joeckel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chicago Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Shea McClellin, Jacksonville Jaguars, D.J. Williams, Hunter Hillenmeyer

Daily Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Chicago Bears, NFL Players, Brandon Hartson, Isaiah Frey, Chad Rempel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Tim Jennings, Josh Morgan, NFL Players, Isaiah Frey, Eric Weems

Sun Aug 17, 2014

BearGoggleson

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, David Bass, Cornelius Washington, Willie Young, NFL Players, Lamarr Houston

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Josh Morgan, NFL Players, Kyle Fuller

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chicago Bears

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Shea McClellin, Jacksonville Jaguars, Toby Gerhart, Jordan Todman

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Players, Kelvin Hayden, Trevor Scott, Eric Weems

USA Today

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Blake Bortles, NFL Players, D.J. Williams, Jordan Palmer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, D.J. Williams, Willie Young, Austen Lane, Lamarr Houston

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Lance Briggs, Christian Jones, NFL Players, Jeremiah Ratliff, Brock Vereen

Mon Aug 11, 2014

ESPN

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Khaseem Greene, NFL Players, Lance Briggs, Jerry Franklin, D.J. Williams

Chicago Bears

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Marquess Wilson, Jordan Palmer, Jimmy Clausen, NFL Players, Jay Cutler

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Danny McCray, Khaseem Greene, Lance Briggs, NFL Players, Shea McClellin

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Rant Sports

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Danny McCray, Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, Martellus Bennett, NFL Players

Fri Aug 08, 2014

BearGoggleson

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, Josh Huff, Darren Sproles, Jordan Matthews, Jeremy Maclin, NFL Players

ChicagoSports.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Ryan Mundy, NFL Players, Danny McCray, Brock Vereen, Shea McClellin

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte, Martellus Bennett, Trevor Scott

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, D.J. Williams, Lance Briggs, NFL Players, Shea McClellin

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