The second preseason game is upon on us, which means the starters are starting to matter a little more.
Corey Wootton’s impressive training camp hit a speed bump Thursday when he left practice with a hip injury.
In a passing league, a defense can never have too many pass rushers.
The return man was among those who stood out during Thursday’s test.
There was a collective groan among Bears fans when Roger Goodell announced the selection of Shea McClellin with the 19th pick in the 2012 draft. The position wasn’t being scrutinized, the player was.
This is the second in a two-part series, taking a look at the Bears defensive roster by position group.
According to a report from the Tribune, Bears defensive end Shea McClellin has plantar fasciitis.
When Bears GM Phil Emery uses a first-round pick on somebody you never even thought about, it’s because he’s been on that tip for a while, already. You know, before it was cool.
When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the Bears had selected offensive lineman Kyle Long with the 20th pick in the NFL Draft, something didn’t sit right with NFL expert Hub Arkush.
Bears Pro Bowl defenders Julius Peppers and Charles Tillman were named the veteran recipients of the 2012 Brian Piccolo Award.
With just a week until this year’s NFL Draft, it remains to be seen if Phil Emery’s first draft class as Bears general manager was a successful one.
While the Bears didn’t reveal much Thursday at the NFL Combine, the team did expose some of their plans for last year’s first-round pick, defensive end Shea McClellin.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been officially ruled out of Monday night’s game against the 49ers and Jason Campbell will get the start in his place.
Jay Cutler did not practice Thursday, increasing the doubt about whether or not he’ll be able to play when the Bears take on the 49ers Monday in San Francisco.
And here I thought we had turned a corner in our understanding of the seriousness of brain injury, especially in what had appeared to be a newly enlightened – and legally threatened – NFL.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a concussion in the first half of Sunday night’s game against the Houston Texans and was ruled out for the remainder of the contest.
It’s not cheap feeding hungry Bears.
Through three games of the 2012 season, the Bears defense is proving that it’s still good enough to win this year and, maybe more importantly, the future might not be as dire as it seems.
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.
While Bears general manager Phil Emery won’t come out and say his goals are championship or bust for the 2012 season, he knows that’s exactly what the Bears are capable of.