2013 Bears Training Camp

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

Hoge: Promising Rookie Draft Class Moving On Up

Considering only one preseason game and zero regular season games have been played, it’s premature to get too excited about any team’s draft class from this year.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Brandon Marshall and Julius Peppers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Hoge’s Notes: Marshall, Peppers Expected To Play Vs Chargers

Thursday’s preseason game against the Chargers at Soldier Field should give fans a better idea of what the 2013 Chicago Bears will look like.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Marquess Wilson. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Hoge: Wilson Getting Chance To Showcase Skills In Important Week

Every year there is that one player who shines late in the first preseason game and gets the fan base all excited.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

J'Marcus Webb. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Right Tackle Competition Is Officially On

When Marc Trestman said Friday in Charlotte that J’Marcus Webb was “in a competition”, it wasn’t all that surprising based on his play.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2013

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

Eben Britton. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge: Britton Taking Advantage Of Reps At Left Tackle

Eben Britton admits he didn’t have expectations to make the Bears’ 53-man roster when he signed with the team in April.

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.


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

Jay Cutler lines up against the Packers. (Credit: Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Offensive Line In Better Shape Than Packers’ Line

The Bears may have a better offensive line this season than the Packers.

CBS Chicago–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

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.


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

Morning Bears Bits: Five Questions For This Week

Here are five questions we could get answers to this week.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2013

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

Hoge’s Notes: Bushrod Not Committing To Return For Preseason Opener

The Bears’ first preseason game is only a week away and it’s becoming apparent they could be without a number of key players in Charlotte next Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery On No In-Season Extensions: Puts Players ‘In A Really Good Position’

When Bears general manager Phil Emery made the decision to hold all contract extensions discussions until after the season, some questioned his decision.

670 The Score–08/02/2013

Robbie Gould.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gould Safe As Bears Cut K Signor, Sign LB Starks

So much for that so called kicking competition.

670 The Score–08/02/2013

Chicago Bears Helmet

Friday’s Bears Practice Postponed Due To Weather

Friday morning’s Bears practice at Olivet Nazarene University was postponed until the afternoon due to storms in the Kankakee County area.


Julius Peppers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Peppers Showing No Signs Of Slowing Down

Now in his 12th NFL season, Julius Peppers still looks like Julius Peppers.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2013

Corey Wootton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wootton Has MRI After Leaving Practice With Hip Injury

Corey Wootton’s impressive training camp hit a speed bump Thursday when he left practice with a hip injury.


Bears head coach Marc Trestman talks with his players during the rookie minicamp. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Trestman: Looking To Make Players ‘Uncomfortable On The Practice Field’

With almost a full week of training camp under Marc Trestman in the books, Bears players are starting to get a good idea of how their new coach will run his team.

670 The Score–08/01/2013

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

Hoge’s Notes: Exposing Cutler In Read-Option Seems Unlikely

With the read-option quickly spreading across the NFL, it’s only natural for every training camp across the country to overreact when a touch of it is thrown in the offense.

670 The Score–07/31/2013