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Aug 29, 2014
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Profootballtalk.com reports the Bears are very pleased with Santonio Holmes and expect him to have a real role in Marc Trestman's offense.

Santonio Holmes makes his case on the field

Santonio Holmes wasn't certain how to respond. He was standing in the visitor's locker room at FirstEnergy Stadium late Thursday night after delivering a breakout first half during the Bears' 33-13 exhibition loss to the Browns.
Chicago Tribune Aug 29, 2014

Santonio Holmes makes his case on the field

Santonio Holmes wasn't certain how to respond. He was standing in the visitor's locker room at FirstEnergy Stadium late Thursday night after delivering a breakout first half during the Bears' 33-13 exhibition loss to the Browns.
Rotoworld Aug 29, 2014

Santonio Holmes to have 'real role' w/ Bears - Santonio Holmes (WR) Chicago Bears

Profootballtalk.com reports the Bears are very pleased with Santonio Holmes and expect him to have a real role in Marc Trestman's offense.
Ex-Steelers WR Santonio Holmes takes advantage of his new opportunity

Ex-Steelers WR Santonio Holmes takes advantage of his new opportunity

Last night, former Pittsburgh Steeler and Super Bowl MVP, Santonio Holmes, made plays for the Chicago Bears in the team's final preseason game. Chicago's coach Mark Trestman had positive reviews on Holmes after the game. While the Steelers were struggling to figure out which quarterback should be third on the depth chart, or whether there should even be such a spot on the final roster, the Chicago Bears were getting their last looks at players before their final cuts. Among players fighting for jobs, former Steeler Santonio Holmes, whom had recently been signed to play in Chicago, was...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 29, 2014

Santonio Holmes makes case to stay in Bears’ loss

CLEVELAND — He might be back to his old self. He might not be. But Santonio Holmes hasn’t forgotten how to get to the end zone. The former Super Bowl MVP, who signed with the Bears on Aug. 16, showed the burst and explosion the Bears are looking for on a 32-yard touchdown catch in a 33-13 loss to the a Cleveland Browns in the preseason finale Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Holmes caught a short pass from rookie David Fales at the 24-yard line, made a...

Holmes contributes on offense, special teams

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 touchdown reception, a sequence that proved Holmes still has the ability to make impact plays at the NFL level. "It was a slant route and I felt the coverage of the defender; he was playing a little over the top," Holmes said. "I made a couple good plays afterwards and finished the play off.

Observation Deck: Chicago Bears

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 against Cleveland’s starters, the Bears reserves held their own for two quarters in playing to a four-point deficit at the half, before eventually falling to the Browns 33-13. Here are some other thoughts on the club's final preseason game: Santonio Holmes quashed any question of whether he can still play against the Browns, taking in his only catch of the night from David Fales for a...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 28, 2014

Santonio Holmes off to strong start in 33-13 Bears’ loss

CLEVELAND — He might be back. He might not be. But Santonio Holmes hasn’t forgotten how to get to the end zone. The former Super Bowl MVP, who signed with the Bears on Aug. 16, showed the burst and explosion the Bears are looking for on a 32-yard touchdown catch in the against the Cleveland Browns in a 33-13 preseason finale loss Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Holmes caught a short pass from rookie David Fales at the 24-yard line, made a move to break...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 28, 2014

10 Bears to watch: Santonio Holmes first up

MARK POTASH: Santonio Holmes is used to ­sitting out the last preseason game. But he wants to play Thursday night. Maybe he needs to.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 28, 2014

Bears to watch: Santonio Holmes still trying to get comfortable

Santonio Holmes is used to ­sitting out the last preseason game. But he wants to play Thursday night. Maybe he needs to. “New to the system, been out awhile, didn’t go through training camp,” the 2009 Super Bowl MVP said. “This is an opportunity to get some good work in and get a good feel for how the game’s going to go and what the speed’s going to be like next week.” That assumes, of course, that Holmes will be on the roster for the regular-season...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 24, 2014

Santonio Holmes focused on receiving, not returning

Receiver Santonio Holmes isn’t lobbying for the Bears’ kick-return job — yet. ‘‘First week here,’’ he said with a smile. ‘‘I’ve got to get my feet under myself and take what’s being presented to me, which is learning the offense right now and taking it day by day. . . . ‘‘I’ll be able to contribute at any point in the game. Opportunities come. If coach [Marc Trestman] wants me back there to return for the team, anything for the...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 23, 2014

Four downs with Mike Ditka

1. What do you think of the Bears adding Santonio Holmes as their third receiver? There was a time when Santonio Holmes was a pretty darn good receiver in this league. I don’t know anything about him personally, but he seemed to be a little bit disgruntled at the end of his career in New York. I know that he was a very reliable receiver for a long time, so I guess you’d have to say it’s a good pickup. 2. Considering Jay Cutler’s fragility over the last few...

Holmes could see action in Seattle

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Santonio Holmes expects to see action in some spots Friday night when the Chicago Bears face the Seattle Seahawks, but the staff wants to make sure to put the receiver into positions he’s comfortable with as he learns the new offense. “I’d like him to dress,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said. “I haven’t had a chance to talk to him and see where he is. As I said yesterday, we want to get him in there as quickly as possible.

Bears to ease in Santonio Holmes

  Chicago Bears reporter Michael Wright says Santonio Holmes might not see much playing time against Seattle.

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