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Bears linebacker coach Reggie Herring receiving rave reviews
33 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — It’s difficult to quantify the impact of position coaches, but Bears linebackers coach Reggie Herring already has attained a Rod Marinelli-like respect f. […]

Khaseem Greene no longer greenhorn in second season
33 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Even the best play Khaseem Greene made last year was ripped — by his own people in northern New Jersey. In the unenviable position of replacing injured L. […]

Jon Bostic starts anew after marred rookie season
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — After being buried in the rubble of a horrific defensive collapse last season, linebacker Jon Bostic is ready to re-establish himself as the post-Urlacher. […]

Bears add wide receiver Dale Moss to roster
1 hour ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
The Chicago Bears added yet another big wide receiver to the mix Tuesday night when Dale Moss was signed for another stint with the club.

Why Green Bay Packers Were Smart to Extend Jordy Nelson
1 hour ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
It’s about time. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Green Bay Packers extended top wide receiver Jordy Nelson for four years and $39 million, with $14.2 million guarant. […]

Optimistic Lance Briggs wants to retire in Bears uniform
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Never known as a workout warrior, Lance Briggs is stepping up his weight-room routine this season. ‘‘When I was younger, I would work out three days, t. […]

Lance Briggs back to providing vocal leadership
3 hours ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Linebacker speaking up on and off field about excitement in believing Bears defense can rebound from abysmal 2013BOURBONNAIS — The high-pitched voice of Lance Briggs bega. […]

Growth of Bears’ passing game still a process
8 hours ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Jay Cutler is going to take chances. With his confidence in his arm strength and the catch radius of targets like Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett, Cu. […]

Rookie Sutton gets first-team boost with Ratliff sidelined
10 hours ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman decided to give 10th-year veteran Jeremiah Ratliff the morning off Monday. Which subsequently opened a window for rookie defensive tackle. […]

Packers RB DuJuan Harris Escorts Little Girl and Her Pink Bike to Training Camp
11 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Take a moment and ready yourself, because DuJuan Harris brought the cuteness something fierce this weekend. The Green Bay Packers running back participated in the team’s an. […]

Do Bears know what tough really is?
14 hours ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
The Bears want to become a tougher team. Fine. But they’re going about it in some stupid ways in training camp.Steve Rosenbloom: I don’t know if they should be called fig. […]

Green Bay Packers Training Camp: Week 1 Stock Report
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
It’s the first full week of training camp for the Green Bay Packers. While the Packers are still at the early stages of camp, there is still plenty to talk about in Green B. […]

Jay Cutler: The art and soul of offense
23 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Quarterback Jay Cutler has been called a lot of things in his first eight years in the NFL, but this is a new one: artist. If his first training camp under. […]

Rookie DT Will Sutton knows he has work to do
23 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — A full practice working with the first team Monday wasn’t enough for rookie defensive tackle Will Sutton. He needed some extra work with skill-developmen. […]

Bears practice report: Observations and thoughts from Monday
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Here are some of my thoughts and observations from Monday’s Bears practice.

Ray Rice reception supportive, but not excessive
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Ravens fans showed support for running back Ray Rice when he took the field for Monday night’s open workout at M&T Bank Stadium, but they seemed to recognize that an outs. […]

Bears training camp recap: Day 4
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
A look at the wide receiver position battle.

Bears have logjam in battle for backup running back
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Peete must sort out who plays behind ForteBOURBONNAIS — With each passing day at Bears training camp, Skip Peete finds himself gaining sharper perspective on the developm. […]

Bowen: Give Clausen early edge in Bears’ backup QB battle
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Willingness to take some chances down the field a plusBOURBONNAIS — With the Bears back on the field Monday morning for another practice session in full gear, here are th. […]

New top-secret Bears defense is no joke
1 day ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Getting any information about the details of ­defensive coordinator Mel Tucker’s scheme changes is like pulling teeth strapped with braces. Tucker’s p. […]

Cutler’s comfort level in offense growing
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
BOURBONNAIS — Quarterback Jay Cutler’s familiarity with Marc Trestman’s offense and the players around him is a major key to his growth as a player this season and his abi. […]

Bears committed to a Forte-first approach
1 day ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Question Bears coach Marc Trestman about how Matt Forte can improve during training camp and he practically does a Kennedy impression. Ask not what Matt Fo. […]

Notable absences impacting Bears camp
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
BOURBONNAIS — It’s far too early to sound any alarm bells. Bumps and bruises are a part of training camp and will only increase throughout the preseason. So each injury. […]

Updating the Packers’ Key Position Battles Early in Training Camp
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have had only three practices so far this training camp, but the one on Monday was the most interesting. For one, the team was in pads. Players can ac. […]

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence remarks
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith, who came  under fire last week for comments he made on domestic violence, apologized for his remarks Monday on the network’s “First Take” pr. […]

Rosenbloom: If Bostic starts for Bears, then so does trouble
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
If Jon Bostic starts this season, the Bears are in trouble.

Green Bay Packers: First Impressions from Training Camp
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
It’s finally begun. The Green Bay Packers took the field for the first time on Saturday for the start of training camp. It usually takes a few practices for things to reall. […]

Chris Williams could be Devin Hester’s flair apparent at returner
2 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — It’s likely Devin Hester’s replacement will have to do more than return kicks to make the Bears’ roster. That could put Chris Williams in the early l. […]

Bears rookie punter Pat O’Donnell earning fans and a nickname
2 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — The ball soared halfway to Kankakee. More than five seconds later, it fell toward earth, and the crowd erupted with its loudest cheer. The ball wasn’t th. […]

Vikings sign TE Rudolph to extension
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a contract extension, the team announced Sunday.

Photos: First padded practice at Bears training camp
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Photos from Sunday’s practice.

Bowen: 3 observations as Bears put pads on
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Jeffery and Fuller compete hard during 1-on-1 drillsBOURBONNAIS — With Marc Trestman’s Bears putting on the pads for the first time this season Sunday, competitive one-on. […]

Jerry Jones is bullish on NFL in L.A., but making it happen is a bear
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
The world zigs, and Jerry Jones zags.

Bears training camp recap: Day 3
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Punter the position battle on Sunday.

Bears long snappers shaky at Sunday’s practice
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
BOURBONNAIS — The Bears’ long snapper competition on Sunday reminded special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis that the ultra-reliable Patrick Mannelly is indeed retired.. […]

Ratliff feeling healthy, sets sights on Super Bowl
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Veteran defensive tackle likes the way team is shaping up BOURBONNAIS — Jeremiah Ratliff keeps coming back to the same feeling.

Lovie Smith brings more than college spirit to revamped Bucs
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Bucs are no longer a college experiment, complete with a coach screaming at them to get their “toes on the line!”

Bears practice report: Observations and thoughts from Sunday
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
BOURBONNAIS — The Bears practiced in full pads for the first time on Sunday. Ironically, the most interesting developments occurred on special teams. Here are some of my t. […]

Allen found perfect fit in Bears
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Prized free agent sought team that could win now but wouldn’t try to change his styleBOURBONNAIS — By Jared Allen’s estimate, he made 46 calls the night of March 25. Fort. […]

Kelvin Hayden happy to have chance after missing last season
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
BOURBONNAIS — Cornerback Kelvin Hayden isn’t all the way back, but he’s getting there. Interceptions in training-camp practices without pads are fool’s gold more o. […]

Bears training camp recap: Day 2
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – chicagotribune.com
Position battles.

Randall Cobb Is Big Winner from Jordy Nelson’s Contract Extension with Packers
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
For a team that’s not known for handing out big contracts, at least in free agency, the Green Bay Packers have looked like the New York Yankees this year. Their latest move. […]

What Jordy Nelson Extension Means for Green Bay Packers
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have locked up receiver Jordy Nelson, one of the game’s most underrated players, with a contract extension that rewards Nelson for a fantastic three-y. […]

Jordy Nelson, Packers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have locked up one of their top offensive weapons by agreeing to a contract extension with Jordy Nelson. The deal will pay the veteran wide receiver $. […]

Why Jordy Nelson is the NFL’s Most Grossly Underrated Player
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The ESPN text alert regarding Jordy Nelson’s desire for a deal worth $10 million per season said it all Thursday afternoon.  “Packers receiver Jordy Nelson (zero Pro Bowls. […]

Green Bay Packers: Jerry Kramer Talks About the Power Sweep
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
With the addition of rookie running back Eddie Lacy last season, the Green Bay Packers became a top-10 rushing attack for the first time since 2004. The Packers finished se. […]

Packers Training Camp 2014: Burning Questions and Top Storylines for Green Bay
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers report to their 2014 training camp at St. Norbert College (Green Bay, Wisconsin) today. Who is the rookie to watch for in Green Bay’s training camp?. […]

Revamped Safety Position Is Key to Success of Packers Defense in 2014
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Had the Green Bay Packers had even mediocre safeties last year, the whole season would have been quite a bit more successful. Unfortunately, the duo of Morgan Burnett and M. […]

Jordy Nelson Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Packers
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson has developed into one of the most important wide receivers in the NFL over the past three seasons. Now he’s looking to get rewarded for that success with a l. […]

Ranking the 7 Biggest Upgrades the Green Bay Packers Made This Offseason
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
There were a number of ways the Green Bay Packers made upgrades this offseason. Some were made during the draft, while others during free agency. Another way the Packers co. […]

Meet Datone Jones, the Packers Defensive End Set to Break out This Summer
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
If defensive end Datone Jones plays as well in his second season as nose tackle B.J. Raji played in his, the Packers will be really happy. In 2009, Raji was hampered by an. […]

Green Bay Packers: Grading Strength of Every Position Unit at the Start of Camp
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers report to training camp on July 25. Now is the time of year to put the 2013 season in the rearview mirror—keeping it in view for perspective but loo. […]

Green Bay Packers Training Camp: 5 Early Storylines to Watch
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
There are only a handful of days until training camp starts for the Green Bay Packers.  This is when things will get really quite exciting in Green Bay. Players are going. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
This week you’ll probably hear some people complain that the preseason finale is meaningless, but Bears fullback Tyler Clutts certainly won’t be among them.

Bears will look to get running game going
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears offense accomplished one key objective in last Friday night’s win over the Giants and will look to achieve another in Thursday night’s preseason finale in Clevel. […]

Bears giving Knox more time to recover
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears placed Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list and not on season-ending injured reserve Sunday because they’re hopeful he’ll be able to play in 2012. […]

Hardin placed on IR, Knox goes on PUP
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears on Sunday placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve, put receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and cut 10 others.

Quigley responds to challenge in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
Given the opportunity to handle all punting duties in Friday night’s preseason win over the Giants, undrafted rookie Ryan Quigley responded with an excellent performance.

Forte confident run game will improve
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Bears’ rushing attack was stuck in neutral against the Giants’ No. 1 defense Friday night, but running back Matt Forte is confident that. […]

Marshall flashes big-play ability in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall in March, they envisioned the three-time Pro Bowler producing plays like the one he made in Friday. […]

Bears overcome key mistakes to win
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jay Cutler’s 21-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall was a thing of beauty Friday night against the Giants, but Bears starters didn’t gene. […]

Larry’s Bears vs. Giants updates
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
J’Marcus Webb will start Friday night’s preseason game against the Giants, but Chris Williams is also expected to get first-team reps as they continue to battle for the Be. […]