11:25 AM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014

Brett Favre: Cutler 'has all the tools'

Jay Cutler can take the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl, according to future Hall of Famer Brett Favre, who believes the enigmatic quarterback might now be hitting his prime. Asked on ESPN 1000’s “Carmen and Jurko” show on Monday whether Chicago could advance to the Super Bowl with Cutler under center, Favre said “I think they can,” adding that it appears the Bears are finally starting to put enough talent around the quarterback after focusing for so many years on the defense.

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Five questions with CB Tim Jennings

We caught up with Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings recently to discuss a variety of topics, ranging from his work with martial arts expert Joe Kim to what he thought of the changes last season made by coach Marc Trestman. As training camp approaches, here’s something to whet your appetite for Bears football: Since you’re playing nickel some and you’re expected to do some blitzing, tell us what are you doing with Joe Kim? Tim Jennings: Joe Kim, he’s supposed to be like a master of kung fu or whatnot.
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 20, 2014

Jay Cutler has never been in better position to succeed

There are all sorts of reasons Jay Cutler has won only one playoff game in eight seasons in the NFL, the last five with the Bears. And let the record show most of them aren’t his fault: 1. Bad protection. 2. Poorly conceived offense. 3. Bad defense. 4. No go-to receiver. 5. Not enough go-to receivers. 6. Bad rapport with his offensive coordinator. 7. Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers. 8. ‘‘We’re in the first year of the offense.’’ 9....

Bears Q & A: Radio analyst Tom Thayer

As training camp approaches, former offensive lineman gives his take on how team is shaping up for 2014Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
Chicago Tribune Jul 20, 2014

Report: Bon Jovi would not move Bills

A Toronto investment group led by rock star Jon Bon Jovi would not plan to move the Buffalo Bills out of western New York if it buys the team, according to the Toronto Sun. The Bills were put on the market after Hall of Fame owner Ralph Wilson died in March. The franchise was recently valued at $870 million by Forbes. The team is expected to be sold for at least $1 billion. Bon Jovi's group reportedly has been saying privately and plans to inform the trust managing the sale of the Bills that it will not relocate the team. Aside from Bon Jovi, the group also includes Maple Leaf Sports and...
Chicago Tribune Jul 20, 2014

NFC North training camp snapshots

With Lions and Vikings sporting new coaches and Packers teaming healthy Clay Matthews with Julius Peppers, things should be interestingAs Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
Chicago Tribune Jul 19, 2014

Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe criticized how the team responded to a six-month independent investigation into his claims of homophobic behavior in the organization.
Northwest Herald Jul 19, 2014

Q&A with former Bears DL Steve McMichael, 1985 Super Bowl champ

Former Bears defensive lineman and 1985 Super Bowl champion Steve McMichael came to Lake In the Hills on Monday for an event to raise awareness for the Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization. While he was there, McMichael spoke with Northwest Herald/Chicago Football intern Matthew Paras.
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2014

Vikings suspend assistant for gay remarks

The  Minnesota Vikings  suspended special teams coordinator  Mike Priefer  for three games and plan to give $100,000 to gay and lesbian rights organizations after former punter  Chris Kluwe  alleged that Priefer made inappropriate comments while he was with the team.
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 18, 2014

For the Bears to have success, these 10 players will be on the spot

The embarrassing moments seemed endless for the Bears’ once-respected defense in 2013. Meanwhile, the impressive moments for the offense seemed boundless, regardless of who was at quarterback. If some balance is restored, the Bears can be a formidable team in 2014. “You’ve got to move forward,” linebacker Lance Briggs said. That the Bears do, especially on defense. So it’s you, Mr. Briggs, who tops the Sun-Times’ list of the 10 most important players to...
Northwest Herald Jul 18, 2014

So many questions to answer about Bears' safeties

This is the 10th in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp July 25 in Bourbonnais. For more Bears and NFL coverage, visit ChicagoFootball.com.

Goodell: London might get NFL team within decade

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says interest in the league is so strong in London that the city could end up having a team of their own before the decade is out.
Northwest Herald Jul 18, 2014

Cutler comfortable in offense, ready for camp

Bears QB hosts charity volleyball tournament
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2014

Cutler at the beach: 'I'm ready to get started'

Sporting a beard that looked more suitable for the playoffs than the summer, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler strolled North Avenue Beach before his charity sand volleyball tournament Friday during one of his final days of the offseason.

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