1. No Quick Resolution in Order For Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Situation

    Remember Kenny Christian? In 2002, the Bears had this former Raiders receiver in training camp and preseason making a lot of plays—so many that it was reported Christian had “all but made the team” with his performance...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 1,384 reads 15 comments

  2. Cutler, Orton Refuse to Buy into The Drama Of Matchup

    If NBC left it to Jay Cutler and Kyle Orton to hype Sunday night’s preseason showdown in Denver of traded quarterbacks, Sunday Night Football might face instant cancellation...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 337 reads 12 comments

  3. Jay Cutler Is a Man in Motion Leading Chicago Bears to Victory

    Ever since Jay Cutler arrived in Chicago, the promise of a quarterback who could move around in the pocket or outside the pocket and throw (and even run with the ball occasionally) seemed enticing for the Bears...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 980 reads 17 comments

  4. Cutler, Other Chicago Bears On The Spot Vs. New York Giants

    It sounds like Bears coach Lovie Smith is planning anything but a vanilla run-of-the-mill preseason game for his players when they play Saturday night at Soldier Field against the New York Giants...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 390 reads 2 comments

  5. Omiyale-Beekman Guard Battle All but over in Chicago Bears' Camp

    Neither Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner nor guard Frank Omiyale would confirm it, but there was no need...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 221 reads 4 comments

  6. What We Learned from the Chicago Bears Preseason Opener

    As usual, preseason openers don't capture the essence of real football. The Bears' 27-20 loss at Buffalo Saturday at least let everyone see quarterback Jay Cutler in uniform. It showed the defense has a long way to go despite claims that they're back...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 1,204 reads 10 comments

  7. Quick Guide To What to Watch In Chicago Bears' Preseason Opener

    Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner and coach Lovie Smith did a fairly good job of spelling out how important Saturday night’s game in Buffalo is to a lot of players on their team...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 353 reads 18 comments

  8. Cutler Ready To Put His Stamp On Chicago Bears Against Buffalo Bills

    Normally starting quarterbacks play a few series of the first preseason game, then joke around on the sidelines the rest of the night. However, coach Lovie Smith seems to have something different in mind for new starting quarterback Jay Cutler...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 584 reads 28 comments

  9. Afalava, 'the Other' Devin Make Impact For Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears’ second week of practice has already produced more than a few surprises with more likely to come Saturday in Buffalo against the Bills in the preseason opener...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 923 reads 32 comments

  10. Young Duo Rise to Challenge in Chicago Bears Camp

    A few young Bears with something to prove stood out in the team’s most physical practice to date on Friday. Defensive end Mark Anderson and wide receiver Brandon Rideau made statements despite a constant rain...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 735 reads 3 comments

  11. Who Should Back Up Jay Cutler For the Chicago Bears?

    The Bears are doing some strange things at training camp with their backup quarterback position. No. It doesn’t have a thing to do with Jay Cutler...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 447 reads 22 comments

  12. Chicago Bears: First Weekend at Camp Cutler a Success

    Here are some observations, comments, quotes and quips from the first weekend of workouts here in Bourbonnais: New kid on the block Just how wild are Bears fans going over the ...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 664 reads 14 comments

  13. Chicago Bears: QB Jay Cutler Comes Out Firing

    It’s difficult to measure success and failure when it comes to football players running around in shorts and helmets without tackling or blocking...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 1,097 reads 10 comments

  14. Chicago Bears: Brian Urlacher, Jay Cutler Deny Rift

    At least Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher kept his sense of humor. In a rare lengthy interview session with the media at the outset of Bears camp in Bourbonnais, IL, Urlacher on Thursday not only ...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 1,056 reads 6 comments

  15. Did Brian Urlacher Really Rip Jay Cutler?

    It seems Brian Urlacher usually winds up in the midst of some controversy at Bears training camp, but recently it’s been about custody proceedings and his personal life...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 3,148 reads 32 comments

  16. Chicago Bears Lose Charles Tillman for Camp

    So much for cornerback Corey Graham switching positions and beating out Craig Steltz as the Bears' starting free safety...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 362 reads 3 comments

  17. Camping Out: A Man To Man Talk About the Chicago Bears

    It’s time to man up. Bears training camp practices begin in Bourbonnais at Olivet Nazarene University Friday and coach Lovie Smith delivers his annual state of the Bears address to media Thursday afternoon...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 588 reads 13 comments

  18. Bears' Hunt For Wide Receiver Continues

    The Bears will be major participants in the coming NFL veteran wide receiver lottery behind the scenes. This much was apparent after they completed organized team activities Wednesday at Halas ...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 759 reads 39 comments

  19. Bears DT Harris Charging Up in OTAs for Regular Season Run

    LAKE FOREST, IL—Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris has been cautious about returning from the knee injury that bothered him much of last season, but expects to be 100 percent by training camp...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 390 reads 13 comments

  20. The Rating Game: Lack of Respect for Lovie

    Lovie Smith may not be all that lovable, but is he the 20th best coach in the NFL? This was the very rank given to him in a poll of “former NFL scouts” done by the Sporting News...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 237 reads 4 comments

  21. Chicago Bears Switch Up Lineup in Second Week of OTAs

    By Gene Chamberlain LAKE FOREST, IL -- The second week of Bears organized team activities saw several lineup changes as coaches looked at the hand they’ve been dealt...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 998 reads 14 comments

  22. '85 Bears: The Perfect Storm

    It was more than a football team. It was a movement. The 1985 Chicago Bears should easily rate the favorite team of any Bears fan old enough to have seen them play...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 357 reads 2 comments

  23. Chicago Bears Coaching Staff Profile: Experience Now Required

    By Gene Chamberlain Earlier in his career, Bears coach Lovie Smith drew criticism for hiring too many inexperienced assistant coaches...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 478 reads 1 comments

  24. Cutler's Arm Stands Out in First Bears Practice

    By Gene Chamberlain It was obvious Wednesday from the velocity the football was being thrown at Halas Hall that it's not Kyle Orton’s Chicago Bears offense anymore...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 466 reads 16 comments

  25. Some Questions for Brian Urlacher: Inquiring Minds Want to Know

    By Gene Chamberlain Brian Urlacher hasn't talked much with the media the past two years, unless it's through a blog written by a friend or with some benign network television mouthpiece...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 5 years ago 260 reads 2 comments