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Chicago Bears 2014 Virtual Program: Depth-Chart Analysis, X-Factors and More

After finishing 8-8 in 2013, behind arguably the most potent offense and least potent defense in team history, second-year head coach Marc Trestman and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker need to find some middle ground in this new season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, David Fales, Jay Cutler, Jordan Palmer, Ka'Deem Carey

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Northwest Herald

Hub Arkush: New Bears same as old Bears?

Although Cutler figures to be better this year, there is absolutely nothing to suggest Jimmy Clausen can play the way McCown did last year if he's called on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Michael Bush, Ka'Deem Carey, Josh Morgan, NFL Players, Alshon Jeffery

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Denver Post

Klis: What's in your wallet? Bears' Jay Cutler has it beat

Jay Cutler. The former Broncos quarterback and Josh McDaniels castoff will collect $22.5 million in salary and bonuses from the Chicago Bears this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, Martellus Bennett, Alshon Jeffery

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BleacherReport

Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down Draft Strategy for Top Players

Nab a quarterback first and you are left scrambling to find value at running back or wide receiver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears), NFL Players, Jamaal Charles

NFLSpinZone

Santonio Holmes expected to have 'real role' with Chicago Bears

Aug 28, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Santonio Holmes breaks away from Cleveland Browns defensive back Aaron Berry for a touchdown during the second quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Martellus Bennett, NFL Players, New York Jets, Santonio Holmes

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Northwest Herald

Why did Bears waste Browns game?

When and where was it written that NFL starters shouldn't play in or even dress for the fourth exhibition game of the preseason? How can the NFL possibly justify teams forcing season ticket holders to buy exhibition game tickets if they want to keep their regular season seats, and then charge them regular season prices even though none of their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Ka'Deem Carey, NFL Players, Ryan Mundy, Jon Bostic, Brock Vereen

MSNBC

Five Questions: Chicago Bears

There will surely be moments this season where the Chicago Bears look like contenders - legit contenders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Willie Young, NFL Players, Robbie Gould, Kyle Fuller

The Washington Post

Five players to trade for later in the fantasy football season

You can't draft every player you would like, but you can always try to trade for them later in the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, NFC, NFC West

The Washington Post

10 reasons to discount the Chicago Bearsa offense this season

From 1941 to 1943, the Chicago Bears had the best offensive team in the NFL in terms of yardage and scoring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, NFL Players

Windy City Gridiron

The Bears Den: August 28, 2014 - Chicago Bears preseason news and notes

How much does third preseason game matter? - Nick Shepkowski: Plenty of solid NFL teams have had plenty of struggles in the "all-important" third preseason game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, David Fales, NFL Players, Cornelius Washington, Jimmy Clausen, Senorise Perry

Wed Aug 27, 2014

RosenBlog

Bears at Browns: What to watch

General manager Phil Emery affectionately refers to the Bears' exhibition finale as "the college all-star game," a preseason tuneup that's ultimately a chance for younger players buried down the depth chart to showcase their skills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Michael Ola, Senorise Perry, Ka'Deem Carey, Eben Britton, NFL Players

BleacherReport

NFL Free Agents 2014: Under-the-Radar Signings Who Will Impact Upcoming Season

With that in mind, here is a look at some of the under-the-radar free-agent signings that will shape the standings in the fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC North, Chicago Bears, Jared Allen, NFL Players, Jay Cutler

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Herald

Bears' Lynch out to make most of final opportunity

Playing football is what Jordan Lynch has wanted more than anything since he was in grade school, and Thursday night in Cleveland he gets one last chance to show Bears coaches he deserves a place on their 53-man roster … or at least on the practice squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jordan Lynch, Ka'Deem Carey, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Northern Illinois Huskies NCAA Football, Northern Illinois University NCAA, NCAA Football

Men's Journal

Matt Forte Is the Modern NFL Running Back

Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is tackled by Dwayne Gratz #27 of the Jacksonville Jaguars 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, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, Dwayne Gratz

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Bears' old defense seems a step slow

I know old, having some familiarity with its unique joys. So I think I'm qualified to declare that the Bears' defense looks old, acts old, plays old and quite likely wears comfort shoes with Velcro off the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, D.J. Williams, Jay Cutler, Jared Allen, NFL Players, Jeremiah Ratliff

RGT Online

Top-10 bets for the 2014 NFL season

The NFL is back! The NFL is back! The NFL is back! Okay, so as of the time I'm writing this column, we still have another 10 days until the 2014 National Football League season *officially* begins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, NFL Players, Chicago Bears, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears)

MediaPost

Lenovo's 'Tough Season' Is Back, And Bigger

"Tough Season," the program Lenovo and The Onion put together last year to promote fantasy football, is back.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

USA Today

What's the most important fantasy football stat?

Cory Bonini, senior fantasy editor: While topping 400 carries is generally thought of as the death knell, 360 offensive touches is a rarity in today's NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, Nick Foles

The Washington Post

Bears capsule

What's New: Might not be another Monsters of the Midway, but a defense that could perhaps hold its own and complement the high-powered offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, NFL Players

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Trestman wants to see Jeffery 'stack years together'

A year ago, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was just another guy with potential, coming off a decent rookie season that was hindered by hand and foot injuries, which caused him to miss six games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Alshon Jeffery, Jared Allen, Ka'Deem Carey, Kyle Fuller

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