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The Bears defense puts pressure on Ben Roethlisberger. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 3 Rewind: Defensive Line Shows Improvement

It wasn’t exactly how the Bears usually do it, but they finally got pressure on the QB.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

Jordan Mills and Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: LeBeau Vs The Rookies? Long, Mills Prepare For New Challenge

It’s important to remember Kyle Long saw the 3-4 defense every day at Oregon.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2013

Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Long Thinks He Played ‘Terribly’ Against Bengals

While the Bears’ offensive line as a whole played well against the Bengals, right guard Kyle Long made his fair share of minor rookie mistakes.

670 The Score–09/12/2013

Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kyle Long Discusses Rookie Debut

Down by four points with 8:32 to play, the Bears made arguably their most aggressive call of the day.

670 The Score–09/09/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Armed With Protection And A Smart Game Plan, Cutler Delivers

Ballsy. That’s how the quarterback described his new head coach and play-caller after the Bears’ 24-21 season-opening win over the Bengals Sunday.

09/08/2013

Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears catches the ball for a touchdown over George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Bengals 24-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 24, Bengals 21

Despite a new regime and refreshed philosophy, the Bears season opener had several elements of years past. Here’s my rapid reaction to a gutsy performance by the Bears to get to 1-0 and win the first game of the Marc Trestman-era.

670 The Score–09/08/2013

Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is hit by Leon Hall #29 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Put To Test, Trestman Responds

Marc Trestman had waited his entire professional life for the chance to make that kind of call.

670 The Score–09/08/2013

Kyle Long. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Emery: Long Will Eventually Get Reps At Tackle

The Bears have never been shy to talk about rookie offensive guard Kyle Long’s potential.

09/04/2013

Jonathan Scott.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s TweetBag: Do The Bears Have A Backup Left Tackle?

Our Bears beat reporter answers your questions.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2013

Jordan Mills #67 and Kyle Long #75 of the Chicago Bears line up for a play against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field on August 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Chargers 33-28. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: New Faces Give Bears O-Line Potential For Improvement

With six new offensive linemen, including four starters the Bears have the potential to be significantly improved up front.

09/03/2013

Jordan Mills and Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: ‘Close To All’ Of Bears Starters Will Sit Vs Browns

As expected, most of the Bears’ key players will not play at all Thursday night against the Browns in the preseason finale.

670 The Score–08/26/2013

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

Bernstein: Hey Look…Bears Rookies!

Seeing the names of rookie Bears this time of year is usually not a good thing.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Ditka Makes Return To Halas Hall

lot has changed at the newly renovated Halas Hall, but for a moment Tuesday, the practice field had a look from 20 years ago.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2013

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

Hoge: Mills Adjusting Fast In Big Jump To NFL

When the Bears’ offense takes the field Friday night in Oakland, two rookies will be starting on the right side of the offensive line for the second straight week.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2013

Jordan Mills and Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Close Friends Long, Mills Make Case To Remain Starters

There’s no doubt rookie Kyle Long belongs on the field for the Chicago Bears.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Hoge: Ten Bears Players To Watch Against Chargers

The second preseason game is upon on us, which means the starters are starting to matter a little more.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2013

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

Kyle Long. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Silverman: Bears’ Offensive Line Doesn’t Compare With NFL’s Best

If you’re buying Kyle Long at right guard, you need to think twice.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2013

Kyle Long. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Hoge: Ten Players To Watch In Bears’ Preseason Opener

As you watch tonight’s preseason game between the Bears and Panthers, please keep in mind one important thing.

670 The Score–08/09/2013

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

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