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Kyle Fuller might play against Patriots
41 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller, who suffered hand and hip injuries in the loss to the Dolphins last week, practiced on a limited basis Thursday and could play Sunday agains. […]

Bears are stuck in a rut with Jay Cutler
42 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
The Bears’ stunning loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday discombobulated everybody from fan to groundskeeper. We know what it did to wide receiver Brandon Marshall — t. […]

Jay Cutler says he was just following what coaches outlined vs. Dolphins
42 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Jay Cutler defended his checks, then answered a checklist of questions — about Brandon Marshall and leadership, comments from ex-teammates and his own radio silence —. […]

It’s time to let Matt Forte be the man
42 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times
The Bears’ bell cow was seated in the corner of Halas Hall’s media room Thursday, waiting patiently to take the place of the quarterback at the podium. It’s time to. […]

To get back in running, Bears need to run
6 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win.

Thursday’s recap: Predators 3, Blackhawks 2
6 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Jimmy Butler on contract clock with Bulls
6 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
If his absence in a mere exhibition doesn’t underscore Jimmy Butler’s value, then surely not having him to guard Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James in next week’s first two r. […]

Brad Biggs’ Bears mailbag: On Cutler, Soldier Field turf and more
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune


National networks and analysts rooting for Derrick Rose
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Welcome back, Derrick Rose. Signed, your friends at ESPN, TNT and NBA TV.

Jay Cutler needs some tough love from Bears
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Questions came at Jay Cutler like pass rushers Thursday at Halas Hall, each one threatening to make the Bears quarterback uncomfortable. He wasn’t.

Northwestern football player learns he has only one kidney, makes tough decision
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
It started with abdominal pain. Nothing major, but Dwight White felt discomfort one day in June, enough to request a doctor’s appointment.

Bros Bowl: Vereen brothers will face each other for first time
8 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
They came up with excuses, each one more elaborate than the last: It got caught under a chair, it got lost somewhere in the house or a visiting friend broke it. Soon enoug. […]

Martellus Bennett says Bears must stay the course
8 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Tight end Martellus Bennett channeled his inner Tom Thibodeau on Wednesday — “DYJ: Do your job,” he said — when preaching consistency after the Bears’ loss again. […]

Cutler on Marshall rant: ‘It wasn’t anything … that was off-putting’
9 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Quarterback Jay Cutler asserted Thursday that Brandon Marshall’s postgame rant Sunday after the Bears’ 27-14 loss to the Dolphins didn’t faze him.

Tom Brady is elite; Jay Cutler is, well?
9 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
ADAM L. JAHNS: It’s a bizarre week to debate whether Bears quarterback Jay Cutler can, will be or already is an elite quarterback.

Encouraging sign: Kyle Fuller back on practice field for Bears
10 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller returned to practice Thursday at Halas Hall, attempting to push through the hip and hand injuries he suffered during last weekend’s 27-14 hom. […]

Packers Must Start Fast in a Hostile Environment vs. Saints
15 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers’ recent trend of starting fast must continue Sunday night in New Orleans, where a desperate football team and one of the most hostile settings in the. […]

NFL Fantasy football: 4 RBs to consider … or not
16 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
JEFF AGREST: Torches are being passed in NFL backfields, some by design, some by necessity.

5 Bold Predictions for the Green Bay Packers’ Week 8 Matchup
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The 5-2 Green Bay Packers will take on the 2-4 New Orleans Saints on Sunday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It should be a very entertaining and fast-paced game betwe. […]

Emery’s lame defense of Rex Cutler leads to Trestman issues
20 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Say this for Phil Emery and Marc Trestman talking about their stars: They might be shoveling a load of manure, but they keep working at it.

Bears 24, Patriots 21: Wait, what?
24 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
RICK MORRISSEY: Bad one week, good the next. If you follow that thinking, the Bears should beat Tom Brady and the Patriots this week because A) they have no business beati. […]

Bears must break Tom Brady’s rhythm, make him antsy
24 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
It always sounds so simple on Wednesday. “We just have to be sound and solid,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker said when asked about the key to containing Tom B. […]

Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints: Breaking Down Green Bay’s Game Plan
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Entering Week 8, the Green Bay Packers have a 5-2 record and have won five of their last six matches. On the flip side, the New Orleans Saints have started the season with. […]

Bears must deal with Tom Brady on a roll for Patriots
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker doesn’t have to go back far to find a “How To” guide on frazzling Tom Brady and the Patriots offense.

Jared Allen unclear on why Bears reduced his playing time
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
There may be some confusion at Halas Hall in regard to the role Jared Allen played during the Bears’ 27-14 home loss to the Dolphins and the role he expects to play going f. […]

Blackhawks believe heavier workload a benefit
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
After a meandering start to the season, the Blackhawks have entered a difficult stretch that includes nine games in 15 nights.

Expect slow going for Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
In Derrick Rose’s 10 games last season before tearing his right meniscus, he averaged 31.1 minutes per game.

Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Jared Allen has only played six games as a Chicago Bear, not exactly a longstanding presence in the locker room after joining the organization in March. But the veteran def. […]

Fuller sits out practice; Conte, Briggs, Bostic return
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Injuries have the Chicago Bears’ defensive back seven in flux ahead of Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady.

Ditka on Bears’ rotating-captain policy: ‘That’s because you don’t have one’
2 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Dan Hampton this week said Marc Trestman is too nice, too fair to his team. He cited Trestman’s rotating-captain policy.

Bulls’ Joakim Noah still limited but happy with progress
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Joakim Noah said he has work to do on his surgically-repaired left knee but is happy with his overall progress and has experienced no setbacks or pain during training camp.. […]

Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees Have Had Some Classic Battles
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers and Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints have played against each other as starters three times. The Packers won two of those three g. […]

Urlacher: Cutler ‘hasn’t produced like an elite QB’
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Retired Chicago Bears Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher was highly critical of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Wednesday, acknowledging his former teammate’s talent but s. […]

Week 8 Kickoff: Bears prepare for Patriots
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Bears’ season appears to be at a crossroads after last Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, which dropped them to 3-4 and sent emotions overflowing in the locker room afterwa. […]

Royals run out of magic in Game 1 loss to Giants
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another World Series title won’t do a whole lot to change San Francisco, a world class city with a quirky personality.

Antti Raanta called upon sooner than expected
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The deeper the Blackhawks got into the season, the more coach Joel Quenneville was asked when backup goaltender Antti Raanta would start a game.

Breaking Down Packer Davon House’s Performance Against the Carolina Panthers
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Davon House is not green by any means. Drafted with the 131st pick of the 2011 draft, the former New Mexico State cornerback had played in 33 games and started 12 games in. […]

Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam “Bam” Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing th. […]

Brandon Marshall dismisses rift with Jay Cutler, ‘We’re great’
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Bears receiver Brandon Marshall stood by his emotional outburst and his quarterback Tuesday, two days after media overheard his postgame rant inside the Soldier Field locke. […]

Injury confusion at Halas Hall grows cloudier by the day
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the Bears’ growin. […]

Jimmy Butler to miss Bulls’ exhibition finale
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
It’s too early to know if Jimmy Butler’s sprained left thumb will prevent him from guarding Carmelo Anthony in the Bulls’ Oct. 29 regular-season opener against the Knic. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The New Orleans Saints will be desperate for a win when they host the Green Bay Packers in the Week 8 Sunday Night Football matchup. The Saints are off to a disappointing 2. […]

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Packers’ Week 8 Contest Against Saints
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Coming off their most complete game of the season in a dominant 38-17 win over the Carolina Panthers, the Green Bay Packers will travel to New Orleans to face the Saints in. […]

Packers’ Randall Cobb Having a Career Season in Contract Year
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
After locking down Jordy Nelson to a $39 million extension and drafting Davante Adams in the second round of the past draft, the Green Bay Packers have key pieces of their. […]

Can Aaron Rodgers Lead Green Bay Packers to a First-Round Bye?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers appear to have relaxed and regained their form as an explosive offensive unit behind Aaron Rodgers. Has the Green Bay defensive unit come around? How. […]

Packers’ Perfectionist QB Aaron Rodgers Scorches His Way into MVP Conversation
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
You could see it in his face on the field, and you could hear it in his voice at the postgame podium. Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers’ perfectionist quarterback, was o. […]

Comparing Aaron Rodgers’ 2014 Performance to His 2011 MVP Season
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The 2011 NFL season was one for the ages for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. In that season, Rodgers threw 45 touchdown passes versus just six interceptions fo. […]

Is Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Having an MVP-Worthy Season in 2014?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Approaching the halfway point in the season, Aaron Rodgers is having a year to remember as the leader of the 5-2 Green Bay Packers. Some feel that his current performance s. […]

Carolina Panthers vs. Green Bay Packers: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The final score is not indicative of how dominant the Green Bay Packers were in their 38-17 win over the Carolina Panthers.  Leading 28-0 in the second quarter and 38-3 a. […]

Packers Slow Down a Hot Cam Newton on Way to Victory over Panthers
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Coming off a nearly 400-yard performance against the Cincinnati Bengals the week before, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton needed to be the focal point for the G. […]

Carolina Panthers vs. Green Bay Packers: Live Score and Analysis for Green Bay
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Make it four straight for the Green Bay Packers.  Scoring the game’s first 28 points, Green Bay (5-2) rolled to a 38-17 victory over Carolina (3-3-1), its fourth straight. […]

Panthers vs. Packers: What Are Experts Saying About Green Bay?
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The 4-2 Green Bay Packers, who have won three straight games, will face the 3-2-1 Carolina Panthers at Lambeau Field on Sunday. The Panthers are also in first place in the. […]

Carolina Panthers vs. Green Bay Packers: Complete Week 6 Preview for Green Bay
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
This one brings back some bad memories. But the memories aren’t of a painful defeat. Instead, it’s the loss of a great player was forced into early retirement in a 30-23 Gr. […]

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. […]