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Chicago Bears: Three Things to Watch in Second NFL Preseason Game

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The Chicago Bears opened their 2016 NFL preseason schedule with a 22-0 loss against the Denver Broncos last week. John Fox and the Bears looked incredibly rusty, although that isn’t a big deal during the preseason. Chicago has now shifted their attention to this evening’s game against the New England Patriots. It will be interesting to see what the team ...

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Chicago Bears, WR Alshon Jeffery Working on New Deal

Alshon Jeffery

Alshon Jeffery was franchise tagged by the Chicago Bears earlier this offseason, but that does not mean that he is going to wait on holding long-term contract extension discussions. According to a report from ESPN and Bears’ head coach John Fox, the two sides are already discussing a long-term deal. There shouldn’t be any surprise that the Bears are doing ...

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Jared Cook: Chicago Bears Could Be Interested in Signing TE

Jared Cook

Jared Cook is the best free agent tight end left on the market and the interest is beginning to heat up for him. The Green Bay Packers brought him in for a visit, but another team in the NFC North could have interest. According to a report from Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears could have interest in ...

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Chicago Bears move on from ‘one of the all-time greats’

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The Chicago Bears have decided to move on from one of their all-time greats.  Running back Matt Forte will no longer be a member of the Bears. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end,” Forte said in an Instagram post. “I was informed earlier this week from the GM that ...

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Chicago Bears cut DT Jeremiah Ratliff

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The Chicago Bears announced that they cut defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff and signed Ziggy Hood on Thursday. Ratliff was suspended for the first three games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  The suspension was given due to a DWI charge in 2013 that Ratliff pleaded guilty to.  He missed the fourth game of the season due ...

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Report: Chicago Bears open to trading Matt Forte

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The Chicago Bears are open to trading running back Matt Forte, reports CBS Sports Jason La Canfora. Forte, who turns 30 next season and is in the final year of his contract, enters Sunday’s game with 276 yards rushing and one touchdown. From La Canfora: “Forte, highly productive in the run and pass game throughout his career, is unsigned after ...

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Bears coach John Fox talks Jared Allen trade

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The Chicago Bears traded veteran outside linebacker Jared Allen to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a 2016 draft pick on Monday. “We had some depth at the linebacker position and were able to reach an agreement with the Panthers to bring a 2016 draft pick to our team in exchange for Jared Allen,” Bears general manager Ryan Pace said ...

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Jay Cutler suffers ‘not real severe’ hamstring strain

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a strained hamstring in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals, coach John Fox told reporters. “Any time it’s not real severe, I think it’s good news,” Fox said during his Monday press conference. “We’ll just evaluate it going forward. We have game-planning tonight for Seattle and tomorrow and players are back in on Wednesday.” Cutler was injured ...

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Chicago Bears cut cornerback Tim Jennings

Tim Jennings

The Chicago Bears have informed cornerback Tim Jennings that he’s been released, reports ESPN. First surprise cut of the week: Bears are releasing veteran CB Tim Jennings, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2015 “They told me they were going to go younger,” Jennings told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. He added that he is looking forward to finding his next team. ...

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Jay Cutler trucks Colts defender to score

Jay Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is not known to run the ball with great athleticism and toughness. But on a third-and-goal from the 12-yard line in the Bears preseason game on Saturday, Cutler lowered his shoulder into Colts defender Greg Toler in an attempt to cross the plane of the goal line. Cutler, who lost his helmet upon impact, trucked Toler and tumbled into the ...

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