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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Defenses To Draft

Good rule of thumb: Wait on defenses. Here’s our top 12 fantasy football defenses to draft.

08/09/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 Pick In Fantasy Drafts? Arian Foster Vs. Adrian Peterson

Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!

08/08/2013

Marc Trestman works with the offense. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images):

Durkin: Bears Don’t Need Trestman To Be A ‘Quarterback Whisperer’

Trestman’s objective is simple: coordinate an offense that puts the talent in position to make plays.

670 The Score–08/08/2013

Marc Trestman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman Buys $2.94 Million Winnetka Mansion

Bears new head coach Marc Trestman purchased a $2.94 million Winnetka mansion in May.

670 The Score–08/08/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 12: D.J. Williams #55 of the Denver Broncos attempts to tackle Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the NFL season opener game at EverBank Field on September 12, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida.

D.J. Williams To Get First Opportunity To Replace Brian Urlacher For The Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears signed D.J. Williams to replace Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker this season. Williams, a nine-year veteran, has been a highly productive player since being taken in the first round of the 2004 draft.

08/08/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Kickers To Draft

Here’s the deal with kickers. You’re not drafting one until the last round. Here’s our top 12 kickers to draft.

08/08/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mully: Without Plan B, Cutler Holds All The Cards

By Mike Mulligan- Marc Trestman’s arrival is supposed to signal a new era of responsibility and accountability for Jay Cutler. If we understand the plan correctly, the relationship between coach and quarterback will determine Cutler’s […]

CBS Chicago–08/07/2013

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge’s Notes: Cutler Will Play Friday, But Not Very Much

Some starters won’t play at all, but Jay Cutler will receive at least a few plays.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2013

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Computer Simulation Says 49ers Most Likely To Win Super Bowl

The Predictalator created by Prediction Machine simulated the NFL season 50,000 times, says that the 49ers are the most likely team to win.

08/07/2013

Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on Nov. 4, 2012 in Landover, Md. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NFL Plans To Crack Down On Excessive Celebrations This Season

The taunting rule is nothing new in the NFL, but what some critics have dubbed the “No Fun League,” officials will now go a step further to enforce the rule.

08/07/2013

Kelvin Hayden.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Nickelback Kelvin Hayden Out For Year

Bears nickelback Kelvin Hayden is out for the year with a torn hamstring.

670 The Score–08/07/2013

Jermon Bushrod blocks Shea McClellin. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Morning Bears Bits: Who Should Play In Friday’s Preseason Opener?

The Bears open up the preseason Friday night at Carolina and we have yet to get a good idea from the coaching staff who will play and who will sit.

08/07/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 02: Cornerback Morris Claiborne #24 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates while crossing the goal line to score on a fumble recovery as quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on at Cowboys Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.

Morris Claiborne Should Excel In Monte Kiffin’s Defensive Scheme

As a rookie, Morris Claiborne experienced plenty of growing pains but showed early signs of future potential. With a new defensive coordinator in Monte Kiffin bringing a new defensive style, Claiborne should become a real star in Dallas.

08/07/2013

Jordy Nelson. (Photo by Kevin Casey/Getty Images)

Packers Lose WR Nelson For Rest Of Camp

The injury hits just keep on coming for the Green Bay Packers.

670 The Score–08/06/2013

A general exterior view of the Pro Football Hall of fame at Fawcett Stadium. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

NFL Begins Clear Bag Policy

For security reasons, fans can no longer bring backpacks or large bags into stadiums. The NFL is ratcheting up its safety measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

08/06/2013

Shea McClellin intercepts a pass from Jay Cutler. (Photo credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge: ‘Swat-Gate’ Frustrates Bears Offense

Jay Cutler may have thrown four interceptions in Tuesday’s practice at Olivet Nazarene University, but there’s seems to be some disagreement amongst the Bears about how many of them were legitimate.

670 The Score–08/06/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 02: Wide receiver Wes Welker #83 of the New England Patriots is tackled by defensive tackle Paul Soliai #96 of the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Wes Welker’s Addition Makes The Denver Broncos Receiving Corps The Best In The NFL

Welker revived his career in New England with future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady and legendary coach Bill Belichick. Becoming one of the most dangerous men on the field, he departed from New England in search of a Super Bowl ring, which Denver is gunning for.

08/06/2013

Kyle Long. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge: Early Depth Chart Breakdown

Adam Hoge takes a look at the Bears’ first released depth chart of the season.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2013

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NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL Preseason

This weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.

08/05/2013

Jermon Bushrod.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Bushrod Returns, Still Questionable To Play Friday

Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod returned to practice Monday on a limited basis, exactly one week after suffering a calf injury in the second padded practice of training camp.

08/05/2013

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