2:32 AM EDT, Sat August 02, 2014
Chicago Tribune

Bears waive WR Tolliver, sign ex-Illini OL Pocic

The Chicago Bears made a minor roster move Thursday, waiving receiver Terrence Toliver with an injury settlement and signing offensive lineman Graham Pocic to fill the open roster spot.

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Bears' Kyle Long cleared for return

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long has been cleared to return to practice, after starting training camp on the non-football injury list due to a viral infection. The club plans to spend the next few days putting Long through conditioning work, and the expectation is he’ll join teammates Saturday when the Bears conduct a night practice at Soldier Field. “We’re just going to continue to condition him,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said.

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Eben Britton sidelined by injured hamstring

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Athletic trainers carted off backup Chicago Bears guard Eben Britton after the veteran suffered a left hamstring injury during a one-on-one drill against defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. Britton said the injury isn’t serious, that he’s “fine,” and club officials expect the veteran to be on a day-to-day timeframe for recovery. Britton sustained the injury battling Ratliff during a pass-rushing drill in which the defensive tackle appeared to win.

Northwest Herald

Backup QB situation still worrisome

BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his biggest year yet.

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Jennings, Young day to day with quad soreness

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears held out cornerback Tim Jennings from Saturday’s workout as a precautionary measure as the veteran suffered a strained quadriceps on Friday, while defensive end Willie Young left practice after experiencing what coach Marc Trestman called “a little bit of quad soreness.” Trestman designated both as day to day, and their injuries aren’t considered serious. “We want to monitor that and be sure we’re using common sense and caution there,” Trestman said.

Chicago Tribune

Post injury, safety Adrian Wilson ready to compete for Bears starting job

BOURBONNAIS—Brett Fischer had to conjure up anger almost every day last fall. He figured that was the only way he could match Adrian Wilson’s intensity.

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3 bold opinions about the Chicago Bears

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman spent nearly an hour Wednesday addressing the media for the start of training camp at Olivet Nazarene University, and touched on a variety of topics. Here are three things we think after listening to them as well as quarterback Jay Cutler, who met with the media shortly after reporting to camp: Michael C. Wright If healthy, Adrian Wilson is a starter. Yes, he’s 34 and coming off an injury which forced him to miss the entire 2013 season.

Chicago Sun-Times

Chris Conte won’t join Bears’ safety battle until later

BOURBONNAIS — Chris Conte’s fight to restore his reputation won’t start Friday alongside his teammates. Still not fully recovered from surgery on his right shoulder in March, the maligned Bears safety will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list and, general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday, will miss at least the first preseason game. ‘‘We anticipate that he’ll be back during the course of the preseason,’’ Emery said. When that...

Chicago Tribune

After 'terrible' offseason, Wilson ready to prove himself to Bears

BOURBONNAIS--Adrian Wilson’s uncertain future gnawed at him while he rehabilitated this spring from Achilles tendon surgery. The five-time Pro Bowler was determined to continue his career at age 34 after missing all of last season. He just needed a team to cooperate.

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Bears' Chris Conte lands on PUP

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Three-year starting Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list (PUP) and is expected to miss the team's first preseason game versus the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 8, general manager Phil Emery announced Wednesday. Conte is still recovering from shoulder surgery he elected to undergo on March 26 to fix a lingering problem that plagued the safety for more than a year.

Chicago Bears Blog | ESPN Chicago

Chris Conte could miss part of camp

ESPN.com Chicago Bears reporter Michael Wright says veteran Chris Conte could start camp on the physically unable to perform list recovering from shoulder surgery.

Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Will Conte be ready for Bears camp? He won't say

Bears safety Chris Conte’s availability for the first training camp practice Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March.

Chicago Bears Blog | ESPN Chicago

Pre-camp check: Safety

With veteran minicamp coming to a close on June 19, the Chicago Bears receive a much-needed break to recharge before the start of training camp in July at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. During the team’s time of inactivity, we’ll take a position-by-position look at some of the expected training camp battles and dark horses to make the team: Overview: Inconsistency brought on by injuries along the front seven played a role in shoddy play in 2013 by safeties Major Wright and Chris Conte.