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Defensive end Lamarr Houston. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: Bears Sign DE Lamarr Houston

The Bears made their splash in free agency by signing Lamarr Houston.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2014

The NFL Logo. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Here’s What Happens When The New NFL League Year Starts

What exactly happens when the new league year starts? It’s all listed here.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2014

Michael Bennett. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 6: Michael Bennett Was Not The Savior

Adding Michael Bennett is a good idea, but expectations for him are already too high.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Martellus and Michael Bennett. (Getty Images)

Martellus Bennett Recruits Brother Michael To Form ‘The Black Duck Dynasty’

With free agency set to open Tuesday, Martellus Bennett is recruiting his brother hard.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign Collins, Palmer To One-Year Deals

The Bears continue to lock up their own guys before free agency opens up Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: NHL’s New Playoff Format Might Actually Make Sense

The new playoff format has created some intense playoff races around the NHL.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Michael Bush. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Hoge: Analyzing The Bears’ Current Depth Chart

What needs to the Bears have right now? Adam Hoge looks at the holes on the Bears’ depth chart.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Aaron Donald. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hoge: 2014 Bears Mock Draft 2.0

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

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Dante Rosario. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign TE Dante Rosario To One Year Contract

Dante Rosario was acquired by the Bears in a trade just before the start of last season.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Roberto Garza. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign Roberto Garza To 1-Year Deal

Roberto Garza is set to come back to the Bears for one more season.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (left), NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (center) and New Jersey governor Chris Christie attend a ceremony on February 1, 2014  at Times Square in New York where the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee leaders joined with city and state dignitaries to ceremoniously handoff hosting duties to the Arizona Host Committee, the day before Super Bowl XLVIII. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoge: Good For NFL, MLB In Handling Of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

Pressure from the NFL and Major League Baseball may have helped prevent a bill legalizing some forms of discrimination from becoming law.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

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

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

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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