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Adam Hoge

Adam is a senior writer, columnist and Chicago Bears reporter for and 670 The Score.

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Adam Hoge

Adam joined 670 The Score in May of 2009 after a year producing Blackhawks games at WGN Radio. After producing various shows on 670 The Score for two years, Adam joined the sports team and handled the content for After covering Chicago Bears home games in 2011 and 2012, he began covering the Chicago Bears on a full-time basis in 2013.

Adam was born and raised in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago and attended St. Ignatius College Prep before going off to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his journalism degree.

Before covering the Bears, Adam spent eight years covering college football and basketball for a number of media outlets. He also spent three years freelancing at the Big Ten Network and has contributed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Capital Times, NBC-15 (Madison, Wis.) and the Badger Radio Network.

Follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamHoge. To see a full archive of stories written by Adam, click here.

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Pressing Bears Questions At The NFL Combine

The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

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Bears Sign Cornerback Derricus Purdy

The Bears bolstered their depth in the secondary with the addition of

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Henry Melton. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 5: Bears Unlikely To Use Franchise Tag

Adam Hoge breaks down how franchise tags across the league will impact the free agent market.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Colin Rittgers and Jessica Thomson sweep in front of a curling stone at the Chicago Curling Club. (

Hoge: A Newfound Respect For Curling

Adam Hoge and Connor McKnight have a newfound respect for the niche sport played in the Olympics.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Cleveland Browns. (Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 4: Quarterback, Running Back Review

Adam Hoge takes a look at the Bears’ quarterbacks and running backs in his latest offseason notebook.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Michael Sam. (Getty Images)

Hoge: NFL Has No Choice But To Accept Michael Sam

Come May, an NFL team will have to draft or pick up the first openly gay player.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

The Americans are introduced as the Sochi Olympics opening ceremonies. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoge: Let’s Hope Olympics Stay Hilarious, Don’t Turn Tragic

The problems in Sochi are mostly funny, but some are serious… and scary.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. (Getty Images)

Hoge: 2014 Bears Mock Draft 1.0

Adam Hoge projects all seven of the Bears’ 2014 draft picks in his first mock draft of the offseason.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

The Seahawks celebrate an interception. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Why Super Bowl XLVIII Wasn’t Boring

The Super Bowl was a blowout, but the Seahawks were anything but boring.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2014

Russell Wilson. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hoge: Was Russell Wilson Almost A Bear?

Former Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice was a big fan of Russell Wilson leading up to the 2012 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Shea McClellin sacks Christian Ponder. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 3: A New Bears Defensive Era Is Here

The Bears are poised to switch to a hybrid defense in 2014.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

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Bears Fire Another Assistant, Hire Louisville DL Coach Clint Hurtt

The Bears have hired Clint Hurtt to be their new assistant defensive line coach and notified Michael Sinclair that he will not return for the 2014 season.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2014

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Reports: Bears To Hire Louisville DL Coach Clint Hurtt

The Bears have hired former Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt, according to multiple reports, but it’s unclear exactly where he will fit into Marc Trestman’s coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2014

Ra'Shede Hageman. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Senior Bowlers Who Could Fill Bears’ Needs

What’s the Bears’ greatest need? Defensive line? Safety? Cornerback? Linebacker?

CBS Chicago–01/23/2014

Reggie Herring with Arkansas Razorbacks in 2008. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bears Officially Add Pasqualoni, Herring To Coaching Staff

The Bears went to Mobile, Ala. this week with two coaching vacancies, but returned home with both of them filled.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2014

A.J. McCarron. (Getty Images)

Hoge: 10 Takeaways From The Senior Bowl

Adam Hoge wraps up his time at the Senior Bowl with 10 important takeaways.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Jimmy Garoppolo Looking To Stand Out, Not Just Fit In At Senior Bowl

The buzz around Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is building quickly.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2014

Derek Carr. (Credit: Stacy Revere, Getty)

Hoge’s Day 2 Senior Bowl Notebook: Top Players Start To Separate From Pack

Adam Hoge provides his observations from Day 2 of Senior Bowl practices.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2014

Paul Pasqualoni. (Credit: Jim Rogash, Getty)

Bears To Add Paul Pasqualoni To Coaching Staff

The Chicago Bears are expected to add former college head coach Paul Pasqualoni to the coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s Senior Bowl Notebook: Garoppolo, Carr Impress While North QBs Struggle

Adam Hoge gives his observations from the first day of Senior Bowl practices.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2014