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Interpretations vary about where Bears are headed in 2014

Chicago Sun-Times - After five weeks of practice and four preseason games, the Bears’ roster — and...
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Four downs with Ditka

Chicago Sun-Times - 1. What did you think of the Bears in their fourth and final preseason game?...
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Bears waive local fave: Popular Jordan Lynch gets cut

Chicago Sun-Times - The Jordan Lynch Experiment came to its expected conclusion Friday, when the...
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Bears’ Danny McCray raises game, should start at free safety

Chicago Sun-Times - Danny McCray didn’t know how to take the news. The safety was going to be one...
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Breaking down the Bears' roster options

Daily Herald Bears final cuts are due by 3 p.m. Saturday, so we take a look at what the 53-man roster might look like, position by position.
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Bears trim roster and waive NIU's Lynch

Daily Herald Jordan Lynch, who converted from record-setting quarterback at NIU to running back in the hopes of making the Bears' 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent, was waived Friday. Lynch is eligible...
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Cutting down to 53: Bears on the bubble

Chicago Sun-Times - ADAM L. JAHNS: Don’t suggest to coach Marc Trestman that the Bears’ last exhibition...
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Santonio Holmes makes case to be Bears' No. 3 receiver

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Santonio Holmes showed the Chicago Bears' coaching staff he still has some pop left. The receiver had a 32-yard touchdown catch-and-run and a 30-yard punt return in a bid to make the roster.
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David Fales looks good in extended work

Chicago Sun-Times - CLEVELAND — David Fales played like a promising rookie quarterback — a little...
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Santonio Holmes makes case to stay in Bears’ loss

Chicago Sun-Times - CLEVELAND — He might be back to his old self. He might not be. But Santonio...
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Mercifully, NFL preseason comes to an end

Daily Herald Even though it was a meaningless preseason game, we still have to talk about it - right? I guess, but we'll keep it short and sweet.
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Brian Hoyer finds the end zone in Browns' win over Bears

NFL.com Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday night.
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Holmes, Bellamy impressive in Bears' final tuneup

Daily Herald The Bears concluded a 2-2 preseason with a 33-13 loss to the Browns in Cleveland. With all starters and several top backups sitting out the final exhibition, players hoping to survive the final...
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Chopping down to 53: Bears on the bubble

Chicago Sun-Times - CLEVELAND — Don’t suggest to coach Marc Trestman that the Bears’ last...
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Josh Bellamy makes a good last impression with Bears

Chicago Sun-Times - CLEVELAND — Wide receiver Josh Bellamy did all he could do Thursday night — he...
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Santonio Holmes off to strong start in 33-13 Bears’ loss

Chicago Sun-Times - CLEVELAND — He might be back. He might not be. But Santonio Holmes hasn’t...
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Bears trying to turn special teams woes around

Daily Herald There were signs of improvement on the Bears' disappointing special teams in the preseason finale Thursday night against the Browns in Cleveland.
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10 Bears to watch: Santonio Holmes first up

Chicago Sun-Times - MARK POTASH: Santonio Holmes is used to ­sitting out the last preseason game. But he...
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Mike North video: Are the Bears in trouble?

Daily Herald Mike North thinks the Bears first string should play the entire game tonight against the Cleveland Browns because they need the practice before the season opener at home versus the Buffalo Bills.
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Blog Articles

Source: Bears waive RB Jordan Lynch

ESPN (Staff) — The Chicago Bears have waived running back Jordan Lynch, a source confirmed to ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson on Friday.Lynch, a Heisman Trophy finalist as a quarterback with Northern Illinois...
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Chicago Bears' projected roster

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Examining the Chicago Bears' roster:QUARTERBACKS (3) Jay Cutler Jimmy Clausen David FalesFales looked good in the first half of the preseason finale at Cleveland, but fell off somewhat in the...
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Holmes contributes on offense, special teams

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CLEVELAND -- Veteran Santonio Holmes' odds of making the Chicago Bears' 53-man roster increased on Thursday when the wide receiver turned a routine slant route into a 32-yard second-quarter...
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Observation Deck: Chicago Bears

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Chicago's starters received the night off, prompting the club to point the spotlight Thursday night on a group of backups comprised mostly of players not likely to survive final cuts.Squaring off...
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Five things learned in first half vs. Browns

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CLEVELAND -- Here are five things we learned in the first half of the Chicago Bears’ preseason finale versus the Browns.1. 53-man roster mostly set before game: The Bears offered up a fairly...
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Bears rest starters in preseason finale

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Bears are taking a conservative approach to the preseason finale. With the regular season opener 10 days away, the Bears appear to be resting all of their starters and...
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Brandon Marshall No. 15 in player rankings

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall's ranking improved from No. 23 in 2013 to No. 15 in this year’s edition of our #NFLRank project, in which ESPN ranks the Top 100 players around the...
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W2W4: Chicago Bears

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — The Chicago Bears (2-1) face the Cleveland Browns (0-3) in the preseason finale at FirstEnergy Stadium: No. 3 receiver battle: This competition remains in the forefront as the Bears hope to take...
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Bears preview: Make-or-break stretch

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — The first half of this team's schedule fits that description, considering the Bears play five of their first seven outings on the road against the 49ers, Jets, Panthers, Falcons and Patriots. If...
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Matt Forte No. 29 in player rankings

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte improved his standing from a year ago in our #NFLRank project, moving from No. 48 to No. 29 in the latest edition, in which ESPN ranks the top 100 players in...
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Isaiah Frey cut leaves two from 2012 class

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears waived cornerback Isaiah Frey on Tuesday along with guard James Brown to get down to the NFL-mandated 75 players.The subtraction of Frey leaves just two...
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Bears to give Jordan Lynch chance to shine

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The NFL’s decision to expand practice squads around the league to 10 players increases the likelihood that Thursday’s preseason finale in Cleveland won’t be...
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Mills, Britton to make preseason debuts?

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears held five players out of their final full practice before Thursday’s preseason finale in Cleveland: safety Ryan Mundy, offensive lineman Brian de la...
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Chicago Bears cut-down analysis

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Most significant move: The Chicago Bears officially made Jimmy Clausen the No. 2 quarterback and jettisoned Jordan Palmer, who quickly signed with the Buffalo Bills. While Clausen and Palmer...
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Kromer applauds Jackie Robinson West

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer opened his news conference Tuesday by congratulating the Jackie Robinson West Little League team for winning the U.S....
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Cutler: Palmer signing with Bills 'not ideal'

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler called Jordan Palmer’s decision to sign with Buffalo “not an ideal situation,” considering the teams clash Sept. 7 in...
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Alshon Jeffery debuts high on #NFLRank

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Apparently, a pair of tennis rackets dangle from Alshon Jeffery's wrists, and the Chicago Bears just hope the receiver continues to serve up the love in the form of receptions...
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Chicago Bears release safety Craig Steltz

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears terminated the contract of vested veteran safety Craig Steltz on Monday, the team announced. The Bears' roster now stands at 77 active players in advance of Tuesday's...
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Chris Conte still out, but others return

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte missed practice Monday as he goes through the NFL's return-to-play concussion protocol, while Jared Allen (shoulder), Eben Britton...
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David Fales to start Bears' preseason finale

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Having played in the background the majority of the preseason as the No. 3 quarterback, rookie sixth-round pick David Fales preps for his most significant action to date as...
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