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Top 10 Most Anticipated NFL Matchups

There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.

08/01/2013

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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.

07/30/2013

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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…

07/23/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

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NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…

07/09/2013

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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.

07/02/2013

Brian Urlacher looks on during the Bears' final game of the 2012 season.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Need For Urlacher To Retire A Bear

Let’s all stop the stupidity over Brian Urlacher needing to keep some kind of pristine connection to the Bears, as if the mere sight of him limping around the field in any other colors is somehow unthinkable.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

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Fixing The Pro Bowl Voting System

Fixing the Pro Bowl voting system isn’t easy. But the league needs to straighten this out and start picking players who deserve it.

01/23/2013

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Packers Show Off Depth In 24-10 Win Over Vikes

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they’re at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in an NFC wild-card game that was never really close.

01/05/2013

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Bernstein: No Surprises From Bears

Despite those holding out for an inspired, season-saving turn at home against their overly-professed enemy, we got a wholly recognizable, ordinary performance and an entirely probable outcome.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2012

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Bernstein: Stellar Play Trumps Cutler’s Attitude

By Dan Bernstein CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) When you win, it’s cute to be a jerk. It also helps when your performance on the field cashes the checks written by another bout of childish behavior, […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

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Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws a pass against the St. Louis Rams at Soldier Field on September 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: ‘Well?’ Not Quite Yet

If that was the “get well” game many expected for the Bears, we can conclude that the patient is still in need of observation.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers looks to pass against the Chicago Bears in the first quarter at Lambeau Field on September 13, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Rough Up Cutler, Bears In 23-10 Win

The Green Bay Packers rattled and robbed Jay Cutler and backup tight end Tom Crabtree scored on a fake field goal in the second quarter of a 23-10 victory over the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on Thursday night.

09/13/2012

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Bernstein: Blame For Bears Loss Is Obvious

I’ve had enough of this whole Mike Martz thing.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte carries the ball against Indianapolis Colts safety Tom Zbikowski on September 9, 2012 during their 2012 NFL season opener at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Nice Win For Bears, But…

A 41-21 opening win is in the books, and nothing happened to derail the story going in — that Cutler with new weapons and new coaches could carry an aging defense to great places.

670 The Score–09/09/2012

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Wisch: Google Autcomplete ‘Questions’ Chicago’s Sports Teams

Curious about the way that people in different parts of the country stereotype one another, venture capitalist and blogger Renee DiResta recently conducted an informal survey using Google’s quirky autocomplete function.

670 The Score–08/25/2012

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Bernstein: Acquiring Tebow A Bad Idea

Why in God’s name would any team want Tim Tebow? And yes, I did that on purpose.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Bernstein: What Are The Bears Doing?

With last week’s rambling, incoherent press conference at Halas Hall providing the perfect symbolic catalyst for his efforts, team president Ted Phillips apparently decided to race back to his office and play Angry Birds.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

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20 Fans Arrested At Bears-Packers Game

It turns out some fans got a little out of hand during the Christmas Day Bears-Packers game.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

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