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Rounding Up the Chicago Bears' Offseason Buzz, Post-Minicamps

Link to Media<p>OTAs and minicamps officially ended last week for the Chicago Bears. The team will now have a few weeks off until training camp begins later next month.<p>The team released their full training camp schedule on their official website last week, and the team will open up camp on July 25 on …

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Bears sign safety Adrian Wilson

CHICAGO -- The Bears signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.<p>Wilson spent 12 seasons with the …

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Bears sign five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson

The Bears have tried to add depth to their secondary by signing Adrian Wilson, who missed all of last season with an injury.<p><b>More NFL offseason:</b> …

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Bears defensive end Cornelius Washington arrested

Getty Images<p>Defensive end Cornelius Washington started a summer that will see him vying for more playing time with the Bears by getting arrested.<p>The …

Bears sign veteran safety Adrian Wilson

Getty Images<p>Adrian Wilson seemed like such a natural fit with the Patriots when he signed a year ago, but he never played a down for them.<p>Now, the …

Adrian Wilson to Bears: Latest Contact Details, Analysis and Reaction

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Tuesday, June 24</b><p>Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 reported the terms of Adrian Wilson's deal with the Bears:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>When longtime Arizona Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson signed with the New England Patriots last offseason, it looked like a perfect fit for him to ride off …

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Why 'Shifty' Ka'Deem Carey Is Perfect Matt Forte Insurance for Chicago Bears

Link to Media<p>The Chicago Bears selected Ka'Deem Carey with the 117th overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft.<p>What skills did Carey show in college that are perfect for the Bears offense? How will Chicago deploy him in its scheme?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss …

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Projecting the Ceiling, Floor for the Chicago Bears in 2014

Link to Media<p>There's a ton of optimism surrounding the Bears this year, and with good reason. The defense is rebuilt, and the offense figures to be one of the best in the league. How good can the 2014 Bears be? What could happen to cause the bottom to completely fall out? These are questions on the …

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Adrian Wilson a Long Shot to Make an Impact for the Chicago Bears

Link to Media<p>Despite advances in the medical field, recent history does not provide a comparable example of a player near the age of 34-year-old Adrian Wilson—who was signed Monday by the Chicago Bears—returning from a torn Achilles tendon to re-establish himself as an impact player.<p>In fact, just …

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How 'Disruptive' Will Sutton Instantly Improves Chicago Bears Run Defense

Link to Media<p>The Chicago Bears selected Will Sutton in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft.<p>What skills did Sutton show in college that are perfect for the Chicago defense? How will the Bears deploy him in their scheme?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss …

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Why the NFC North Is Primed for a Major Comeback in 2014

Link to Media<p>A bevy of smart player acquisitions and two strong coaching hires has set up the NFC North for a bounce-back season in 2014.<p>The division should re-assume its place among the NFL's strongest, with three teams possessing justifiable playoff potential and another looking like a legitimate …

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Bears’ QB coach sees “incredible progress” from Cutler

AP<p>The Bears’ quarterbacks coach says his quarterback is highly coachable.<p>Matt Cavanaugh, the former NFL quarterback and longtime assistant who is …

Chicago Bears' Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions

Link to Media<p>Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has been one of the busiest GMs in all of the NFL this offseason, and not all of his moves have been applauded by fans and the media.<p>It is common for fanbases to irrationally love all of the moves that a team makes during the offseason simply …

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Bears have wide-open competition to replace Devin Hester

Getty Images<p>After losing the best kick returner in NFL history in free agency, the Bears are planning for a significant competition in training camp …

Setting Realistic Training Camp Expectations for Each Chicago Bears Rookie

Link to Media<p>Rookies always seem to carry a cloud of expectations and hope. Some are able to live up to it, but what we expect out of them is often overzealous.<p>The Chicago Bears have a ton of rookies showing up to camp this year. When you factor in the group they drafted along with the ones they …

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Who Are the NFL's Most Innovative Head Coaches?

Link to Media<p>Innovation gets you ahead and keeps you there in the NFL.<p>Outmoded ways of thinking are dying, at least if teams want to be successful. Innovation has always been a key to success, of course, but unconventional coaches have taken the league by storm with wild success in recent …

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Chicago Bears Position-by-Position Defensive Breakdown and Analysis

Link to Media<p>In less than three weeks the Chicago Bears will officially begin their 2014 training camp on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois.<p>While general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman have been evaluating their roster since the moment the 2013 …

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Brandon Marshall: There isn’t any reverting back

AP<p>Wide receiver Brandon Marshall has rarely had problems on the football field since entering the NFL in 2006.<p>He’s posted at least 81 catches and …

Breaking Down the Chicago Bears' Biggest Training Camp Projects

Link to Media<p>Training camp is time best spent preparing your team for a long season, but it's also about development.<p>The time in camp and the preseason are the only periods where a player can get a decent amount of work in at the speed and competitive nature that mimics the regular season.<p>The Bears …

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Chicago Bears' 5 Players Facing Make-or-Break Training Camps

Link to Media<p>After what seems like an eternity since the regular season ended in late December, the Chicago Bears will finally report to training camp late next week on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL.<p>Bears general manager Phil Emery has added over 30 new names to his …

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5 Areas of Concern for the Chicago Bears Heading into Training Camp

Link to Media<p>There's no such thing as a perfect team. Even the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have their flaws and they are coming off a dominating 43-8 win against a Broncos team with serious flaws.<p>The Bears will compete for a division title and are much improved but still have some areas of …

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Preseason Power Rankings No. 12: Chicago Bears

AP<p>The 2013 Bears scored the second-most points in franchise history (445). Only the 1985 Bears tallied more in regular season play, putting up 456 in …

Marc Trestman: Very impressive to watch Jay Cutler make organization better

Getty Images<p>The Bears’ 2013 season sank largely because of a defense that struggled to stop opposing offenses, but head coach Marc Trestman saw …

Predicting the Winner of the Chicago Bears' Biggest Training Camp Battles

Link to Media<p>Predictions in the NFL are about as common as a slightly funny yet annoying fantasy football team name. The days leading into training camp are the best time for predictions because it makes watching guys practice in shorts more exciting.<p>What are the key position battles for the …

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Boston Red Sox: Latest International Signing News and Rumors

Link to Media<p>The first two days of the international signing period are in the books, and the Boston Red Sox have already made quite the splash.<p>Forty-eight hours into the 2014-2015 signing period, and 26 of MLB.com's Top 30 international prospects have signed with teams. Two of these players, …

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Odds of Possible Boston Red Sox Trades Actually Happening

Link to Media<p>For the past few weeks, this author has written a number of articles about the Boston Red Sox, their possible trade targets and the thought that this team would turn their fortunes around during the 2014 MLB season.<p>Many of these forecasted transactions were intended to fix some of the …

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Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Prospects After Week 14

Link to Media<p>The Boston Red Sox added even more talent to their loaded farm system this week, landing two of the top international prospects on the market in right-handers Anderson Espinoza and Christopher Acosta.<p>Neither Espinoza nor Acosta will crack this ranking quite yet, but that speaks to the …

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Jake Peavy Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Red Sox Pitcher

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Saturday, July 26</b><p>Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports notes one National League club who has been in serious talks over Peavy:<p>Rosenthal also reports that a deal may be close:<p>Jen Royle of the <i>Boston Herald</i> has the latest on a potential deal for Peavy:<p><b>Updates from Tuesday, July 22</b><p>Nick …

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