1. Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Predicting All 7 Rounds, Pre-Scouting Combine

    The NFL combine is just around the corner, and draft prospects will participate in glorified sprints, lifts and jumps that don't really say much about their ability on the football field...

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  2. Biggest Offseason Priorities for the Chicago Bears

    The confetti has dropped, the Lombardi Trophy has been hoisted and the 2012-13 NFL season has officially come to a close. For Chicago Bears fans, the season has been over for quite some time...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about over 1 year ago 9,569 reads 30 comments

  3. Free Agents the Chicago Bears Should Avoid at All Costs

    There is plenty of room for improvement on the Bears ' roster if they expect to compete at the highest level next season...

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  4. Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Latest 7-Round Projection

    If you're not a fan of the Ravens or 49ers , you're probably already looking forward to this April's NFL Draft. Chicago Bears fanatics have a great deal to be excited about, now that the Marc Trestman era is underway...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about over 1 year ago 20,465 reads 62 comments

  5. Chicago Bears: Why Jon Gruden Should Be Top Coaching Target

    After becoming only the second team since postseason expansion to miss the playoffs after a 7-1 start, the Bears have sent Lovie Smith packing. Smith ends his tenure with a respectable 81-63 record, including three division titles...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about over 1 year ago 11,825 reads 43 comments

  6. Chicago Bears Mock Draft: A Complete 7-Round Wish List

    Whether the Chicago Bears make it to the playoffs or not, general manager Phil Emery has to already be thinking about ways to improve his team this offseason...

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  7. Chicago Bears vs. Arizona Cardinals: Winners and Losers

    The Chicago Bears needed a victory to stay in the NFC playoff picture, and that's exactly what they got against an overmatched Arizona Cardinals team on Sunday...

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  8. Chicago Bears: Players Guaranteed to Be Gone After 2012 Season

    The discussion around the Chicago area is whether or not head coach Lovie Smith and his staff will be back on the sidelines next season. The Bears are in a current state of free fall, as their playoff chances are dwindling more and more each week...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 7,453 reads 15 comments

  9. Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears: Winners and Losers

    Seven weeks ago, the Chicago Bears were 7-1 and were two games up in the win column on the Green Bay Packers ...

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  10. Breaking Down Every Potential Playoff Matchup for the Chicago Bears

    Five weeks ago, the 7-1 Chicago Bears looked to be destined for the NFC North title and a first round bye in the playoffs. Now, after a 1-4 stretch, playing past Week 17 is no longer a guarantee for the league's fastest falling team...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 3,875 reads 8 comments

  11. Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Lastest 7-Round Predictions Heading into Bowl Season

    The upcoming NFL draft will be extremely crucial for the Chicago Bears to have a shot at the Super Bowl the next few seasons...

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  12. 4 Players the Chicago Bears Could Take in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft

    The 2013 NFL draft is more than five months away, but is there any question which position the Chicago Bears will be targeting in the first round? Forget the old adage of "taking ...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 13,382 reads 42 comments

  13. Updated Playoff Odds: Matchup Projections for the Chicago Bears After Week 11

    The playoff picture is quickly shaping up as the Chicago Bears prepare to head down the home stretch of the season...

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  14. Dissecting the Chicago Bears' 5 Weakest Links

    The Chicago Bears had their strength tested in last Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans , while some of the team's weak links shaped up and others continued to struggle...

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  15. Houston Texans vs. Chicago Bears: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Houston Texans took down the Chicago Bears 13-6 in a sloppy game. Jay Cutler left the game with a concussion, and the Bears offense was unable to sniff the end zone...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 5,318 reads 1 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Road to the NFL Playoffs for the Chicago Bears

    With a 7-1 record and a defense that is drawing historical comparisons to the greats of the past, the Chicago Bears are well on their way to the NFL Playoffs...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 4,668 reads 6 comments

  17. Chicago Bears: Is the 2012 Defense the Most Dominant in Franchise History?

    The Chicago Bears franchise is known for the old-school, smash-mouth style of football that has been played from the days of Dick Butkus, to the Super Bowl Shufflers of 1985, to the dominating defense of 2012...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 8,133 reads 77 comments

  18. Chicago Bears: Why Charles Tillman Is the Undisputed Defensive MVP

    Forget being the best defense in the NFL this season, if the Chicago Bears keep up these dominant performances, they will be with the '85 Bears in the conversation for best defense of all time...

    Derek Piper Written by Derek Piper about almost 2 years ago 7,764 reads 49 comments

  19. Making a Case for the Chicago Bears as Super Bowl XLVII Champions

    Bears fans saw an incredible defense carry a flawed offense all the way to the Super Bowl in 2006. This year, Chicago will see more of the same, but, this time, the Bears will be the ones hoisting the trophy...

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  20. Carolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears: Winners and Losers

    Who knew that the 1-5 Carolina Panthers would turn Soldier Field into a haunted house Sunday, as Bears fans were scared nearly half to death? Thankfully for the Chicago faithful, ...

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  21. Building a Trade Deadline Wish List for the Chicago Bears

    With an extended trade deadline in the NFL this season, the Chicago Bears —among other teams—have had time to assess their roster and target their biggest needs for the second half...

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  22. South Carolina vs. Florida: Post Game Grades for Gators Win vs. Gamecocks

    The No. 2 Florida Gators dominated the No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks all day long, winning 44-11 in a blowout...

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  23. MLB Playoffs 2012: Why Oakland A's Are Legitimate World Series Contenders

    The Oakland A's stunned the baseball world on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep of the two-time defending AL champions Texas Rangers and clinching the AL West title...

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  24. Illinois Basketball: Why John Groce Is Wasting No Time Recruiting Chicago

    It is typical for a head coach in his first season at a program to struggle with recruiting, as he attempts to build a name for himself. New Illinois basketball head coach John Groce , however, is anything but typical...

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  25. Chicago Bears: 3 Reasons the Cutler-Marshall Connection Brings Glory to Chi-Town

    Bears fans finally got to see their offseason dreams come to life on Monday night, as Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall showed why they are one of the best quarterback-wide receiver combos in the NFL this season...

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