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Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Defense Shows Energy On Day 1

Shea McClellin says hes getting the feel of playing Mike linebacker.

CBS Chicago–5 mins ago

Bears coach Marc Trestman directs his team at mini-camp in May. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Absolutely Most Important Things To Pay Attention To In Bears Camp

Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?

CBS Chicago–2 hours ago

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Trestman: We Want To Run 100 More Plays This Year

“Our expectations are very high,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.

CBS Chicago–3 hours ago

Jay Cutler (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Emma: Stability, Weapons In Place For Same Old Cutler

Jay Cutler’s not a changed man. Circumstances just have him primed as ever to write a new narrative.

CBS Chicago–23 hours ago

David Fales. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – David Fales

Fales has quality anticipation and pocket awareness but needs to improve his arm strength.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

Emma: Revamped Bears Confident In New Journey

“Our goal as an organization is to win championships,” general manager Phil Emery says.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: No. 2 QB Battle Looms, Conte Behind, Injury Updates

The Bears held their opening training camp press conference Wednesday in Bourbonnais.

670 The Score–07/23/2014

Ka'Deem Carey. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Ka’Deem Carey

Carey displays great vision and finishes runs, but he needs to work on his blocking and gain a few pounds.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Jimmy Clausen. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: It’s ‘Do Or Die’ For Bears’ Clausen

Jimmy Clausen didn’t get much time to prove himself in Carolina, but Chicago is a new chance.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Getty Images)

Emma: Bears’ D Motivated, Embarrassed By 2013

“We weren’t tough at all,” Tim Jennings said of Chicago’s defense in 2013.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On Defense

When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Mini-Camp Notes: Palmer Returns To Practice

D.J. Williams is also the “lead dog” at middle linebacker right now, Marc Trestman said.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down The Bears’ ‘Smash’ Route

The Bears are good in the red zone in part because of this go-to concept.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTA Observations: Palmer Out With Strained Pectoral

Also, Brock Vereen has made an early impression after running with the first unit.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar in 1988. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bernie Kosar Drops In On Bears OTAs

For a day at least, Kosar was a consultant of sorts for Bears quarterbacks.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 14: A Football Glossary

Plus, the meaning of Jimmy Clausen signing and Kyle Long’s offseason participation.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman, Cutler Flew To New York To Meet With Leadership Expert

The Bears are taking logical and unorthodox measures to get better in 2014.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Matt Forte. (David Banks/ Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down Bears’ High/Low Concept

The high/low attack can stretch the defense vertically and horizontally if executed correctly.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTAs Observations: Houston, Bennett Get Into Scuffle

Jon Bostic got quality reps Tuesday as the strong-side and weak-side linebacker spots.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 13: Figuring Out The Defense

Adam Hoge answers your questions in his last offseason notebook.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

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