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Bears Camp Report: Day 7

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp: The Bears cut practice 30 minutes short, and perhaps that spurred extra effort from the players on Friday as it was easily the club’s most spirited workout of training camp. The defense outplayed the offense by far, and at the end of a tight red zone drill, Bears coach Marc Trestman made sure to congratulate the unit for its strong performance.

Christian Jones turning heads with Bears

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Undrafted out of Florida State, Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Christian Jones would seem to face long odds to make the roster. But at this point, perhaps it would be a surprise if Jones doesn’t make the team. “He’s a work in progress,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said. “You can see what he looks like out there. He’s a big, strong man who can run all day. He’s in great condition. He continues to learn and grow, and he’s certainly in the hunt each and every day to make the football team.

Kyle Long ready for weekend return

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- After receiving medical clearance to return from a viral infection earlier in the week, Chicago Bears right guard Kyle Long remains on schedule to make his training camp debut on Saturday night when the team hosts their annual Family Fest practice at Soldier Field. Following three days of conditioning work, Long told ESPN 1000’s “Carmen and Jurko Show” he is eager to resume football-related activities for the first time since the end of the offseason program in June.

Adrian Wilson gets chance with starters

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson received his opportunity Friday to run with the first team at Chicago Bears practice, but the move shouldn’t be seen as an indication the team has narrowed its search for starters at the position. The Bears want to see multiple combinations occupying the two open safety jobs, and they’re making sure none of the candidates become comfortable with the rotation. There’s a chance the Bears will open practice Saturday night at Soldier Field with a different combination on the back end.
Northwest Herald 17 hours ago

Briggs wants to retire a Bear

BOURBONNAIS – It’s easy to forget based on how his season ended, but Lance Briggs tied for the Bears’ team lead with 10 tackles for loss in 2013.
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago

Rookie DTs Will Sutton, Ego Ferguson earn boffo early reviews

BOURBONNAIS — All the fast-paced sparring with skills-development coach Joe Kim after practice leaves its marks — literally — on rookie defensive tackles Will ­Sutton and Ego Ferguson. There are bruised forearms, fingers that sting and rough hands. “We call him ‘Master,’ ” Sutton said during Bears training camp at Olivet Nazarene University. “He’s a black belt, so when it comes to hands [work], he gets excited. The hat goes backward, and it’s go...
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago

Quad limits cornerback Tim Jennings

BOURBONNAIS — Caution is getting in the way of comfort for cornerback Tim Jennings. Once again Thursday, Jennings tapered his amount of snaps toward the end of practice to protect his sore quadriceps. Jennings — who said his limited snaps went well — would rather be on the field adjusting to his new role at nickel back. “I’m trying to work my way back in to get some nickel reps,” he said at Olivet Nazarene University. “I don’t want to put too much on...

Dan McNeil enjoying 'life on the precipice'

Dan McNeil has been on the radio host sidelines since the end of June and might remain there for a long time.
Chicago Tribune Jul 31, 2014

Officials almost blew dead bizarre TD in Bears-Packers finale

BOURBONNAIS -- One of the oddest and most painful plays in the Chicago Bears' recent history almost wasn't so.

Officials almost blew dead bizarre TD in Bears-Packers finale

BOURBONNAIS -- One of the oddest and most painful plays in the Chicago Bears' recent history almost wasn't so.

Bears Camp Report: Day 6

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp: Safety Adrian Wilson seems to be gaining a level of comfort in Chicago’s scheme, which in turn has resulted in the veteran playing somewhat faster. But don’t be fooled by Wilson’s seemingly average workout pace as some within the organization believe he’s “practicing like a veteran,” meaning he’s expending as little energy as possible just to make it through camp and into the preseason games.

Lance Briggs wants to retire a Bear

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- For all the changes made on the defensive side of the ball, the key to the unit’s overall success might hinge on the health of 12-year veteran linebacker Lance Briggs. The linchpin of the defense, Briggs started strong in 2013, but ended up appearing in a career-low nine games because of a shoulder injury that kept him on the inactive list for two straight months.  One of the best linebackers in franchise history, Briggs was voted to seven straight Pro Bowls from 2005-2011 where he developed the reputation as one of the hardest hitting linebackers in the league.

Young: Bears' D more 'sound' than Detroit's

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- It’s a tad premature to start the usual back and forth between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions, but former Lions defensive end Willie Young indicated Thursday that his new scheme is a little more complicated than what he had become accustomed to in the Motor City. Asked how much he’s learned playing in a new scheme with so many fresh faces, Young took a small swipe at Detroit’s scheme. “You can learn a lot, actually,” Young said.

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