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Jay be nimble, Jay be quick to avoid getting sacked

Daily Herald Quarterback Jay Cutler is all in favor of the decision to occasionally move him outside the pocket, as the Bears did successfully in Week 11 against the Vikings. Cutler was unsacked for the first...
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Mariani hopes for many happy returns

Daily Herald Marc Mariani has been with the Bears less than a week, but he'll be returning punts and kickoffs Sunday at Soldier Field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with Chris Williams out because of a...
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Bears don't know how good they have it

Daily Herald You'd think Bears players would want to play as hard as they possibly can for Marc Trestman because I'm pretty sure they don't know how good they have it right now.
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Forte has no intention of lightening workload

Daily Herald It's not easy getting workhorse running back Matt Forte off the field; just ask Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer.
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McCown seems back on course

Daily Herald Former Bears super-sub quarterback Josh McCown experienced a whole different job description when Lovie Smith brought him in as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback. McCown struggled...
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LeGere: Bears face tough task in ex-teammate McCown

Daily Herald Former teammate Josh McCown, who posted a brilliant 109.0 passer rating for the Bears last season after Jay Cutler was injured, leads his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, into Sunday's game at...
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Ex-Bear sentenced to 18 months in prison for repeat DUI

Daily Herald It's third and 18 months to go for a former Chicago Bears quarterback who pleaded guilty Wednesday to his third DUI and was sentenced to 18 months in prison. DuPage County prosecutors said Bob...
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Chicago was good, but Lovie lovin' it in Tampa

Daily Herald Former Bears coach Lovie Smith says the nine years he spent in Chicago were some of the best of his life, but he said he couldn't be happier than he is right now as the first-year coach of the 2-8...
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LeGere: Trestman's future depends on Bears players

Daily Herald The Bears didn't go overboard celebrating their latest victory and they shouldn't, since they merely played the way they're supposed to every week. With four of the next five games at home, coach...
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Rozner: Bears' treatment of Lynch makes more sense now

Daily Herald Phil Emery and Marc Trestman rarely deal in reality. This would have been valuable information had Jordan Lynch possessed it back in May when the Bears sold him on the idea of signing with his...
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Bears' Trestman, Marshall approaching Sunday as just another game

Daily Herald The biggest story line this week is likely to be former Bears coach Lovie Smith returning to Soldier Field as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the reaction at Halas Hall on Monday was...
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LeGere: Bears look to build some momentum

Daily Herald The Bears may not have earned any style points for their victory over the Vikings Sunday. But their improvement in certain areas that were weaknesses in the past could help build momentum as they...
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Rozner: Bears' Long keeps short-term view of success

Daily Herald Among so much bad this season for the Bears has been the good play of Kyle Long, who is emerging not just as a future tackle and solid offensive lineman, but also a locker room presence.
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Mike North video: Do the Bears still have a chance?

Daily Herald Mike North wants to know if the victory against the Minnesota Vikings has fooled the fans into believing the team still might make the playoffs.
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Vikings' Mike Zimmer dislikes Soldier Field's clocks

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The clocks at Soldier Field malfunctioned for most of the second half in the Vikings' 21-13 loss to the Bears. Coach Mike Zimmer was none too pleased with the hospitality.
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Jared Allen: Bears wanted Bridgewater to have the ball

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — How much progress has Bridgewater made through his first six starts? Do the Vikings want him to start beating teams that are taking away the run?
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Shuffling Bears' line continues to protect Cutler

Daily Herald The Bears used their sixth different offensive line combination in six weeks but were still able to prevent quarterback Jay Cutler from being sacked in Sunday's 21-13 victory over the Vikings.
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Spellman Bites: Yeah, Bears won the game, but ...

Daily Herald Yeah they finally won at home. Yeah they beat a (weak) division foe. Yeah the defense didn't give up 50 points.But in the big picture, the win doesn't mean a thing except a lower spot in the draft.
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Imrem: Imagine that, Bears fans surprisingly encouraging

Daily Herald Bears' fans came from faraway places, including Manitoba, and were surprisingly encouraging. They were rewarded with, for whatever it's worth, a victory over the Vikings.
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Step in the right direction for Bears

Daily Herald The Bears still have a long way to go to get back to respectability, but their 21-13 victory over the Vikings Sunday at Soldier Field was at least a step in the right direction.
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Blog Articles

Twitter mailbag: Should Bears let Matt Forte go into last year of deal?

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Welcome to the Chicago Bears' Twitter mailbag:.
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Bears hand return duties to Marc Mariani

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Bears head coach Marc Trestman confirmed Friday that recently signed return specialist Marc Mariani will handle return duties this weekend against the Tampa Bay...
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Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall probable vs. Bucs

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears officially listed receivers Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) and Brandon Marshall (ankle) as probable for Sunday’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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How they match up: Bucs at Bears

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Buccaneers will beat Bears

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — The Chicago Bears finally captured a victory last week, but they did it in a game Jay Cutler turned over the ball multiple times, which marks the first time that’s happened all year. Can the...
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Plenty of takes on Lovie Smith

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — We could call today's spin around the Chicago Bears beat "Lovie Links," as former coach Lovie Smith seems to be getting plenty of love with his Tampa Bay Buccaneers set to face the Bears on Sunday...
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Buccaneers vs. Bears preview

ESPN (Michael C. Wright and Pat Yasinskas) — When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Soldier Field, Chicago TV: FoxThe records scrub away some of the shine for Sunday's matchup at Soldier Field between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears,...
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Bears RB Matt Forte stressing ball security against Bucs

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- During his nine-year tenure as head coach of the Chicago Bears, current Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith established a takeaway mentality on defense.That’s why...
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Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery return to practice

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery returned to the practice field inside the Walter Payton Center on Thursday, a day after the club held them out...
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Jay Cutler: Lovie Smith's firing 'was tough to see'

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler acknowledged Thursday it “was tough to see” former coach Lovie Smith fired by the organization in 2012, after the team posted...
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Jay Cutler: Josh McCown will 'make you better'

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- According to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown “isn’t much of a bettor.”So don’t expect the quarterbacks to place any...
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Lovie Smith in elite company

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — Here's a quick look at what's going on around the Chicago Bears beat:-- Linebacker Lance Briggs places former Bears coach Lovie Smith among the greatest coaches in franchise history, writes...
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4 Downs: Old memories in town with Bucs?

ESPN (Staff) — Coming off a much-needed win over the Minnesota Vikings, the Chicago Bears will try to make it two in a row at Soldier Field. As Lovie Smith and Josh McCown return with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,...
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Players-only meeting helped Bears' D against Vikings

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Coaches and players downplayed the players-only film session held by Chicago's defense last week prior to the team's 21-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings, but nobody's denying...
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Lance Briggs: Lovie Smith on par with George Halas, Mike Ditka

ESPN (Jeff Dickerson) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Veteran linebacker Lance Briggs considers current Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith one of the greatest coaches in Chicago Bears franchise history, on par with...
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Bears hold Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery out of practice

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears kicked off preparation Wednesday to host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without the services of receivers Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffery (hamstring),...
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Josh McCown, Jay Cutler supportive of one another

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown remains in contact with Jay Cutler, but with both players' teams struggling, their relationship has been one of...
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Chicago tenure 'a dream come true' for Lovie Smith

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith spoke glowingly Wednesday of his nine-year tenure as head coach in Chicago with the Bears set to host the Buccaneers on Sunday at...
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McCown surprised to hear Trestman's leadership questioned

ESPN (Michael C. Wright) — LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown spent 2013 as the backup in Chicago, and admitted Wednesday “it is a little surprising” to hear the leadership of Bears coach...
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