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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Packers starters Bulaga, Randall hurt

Two Green Bay starters, tackle Bryan Bulaga and cornerback Damarious Randall, left the game with injuries Thursday night in the 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.

Chicago Tribune

Bears-Packers: The matchups

Bears on offense IN THE AIR NFL ranks: Bears offense 18th, Packers defense 23rd Receiver Alshon Jeffery's availability and fitness are major factors. Jeffery sat out Sunday's loss to the Broncos because of a groin injury, but he participated in Tuesday's workout. "When they have Jeffery healthy,...

49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News

Gabbert settling in as starter; rookie Thompson remains lone backup; Bears block bid for SJSU's Fales

With Colin Kaepernick's season over in the wake of Tuesday's shoulder surgery, Blaine Gabbert will press forward as the 49ers' entrenched starting quarterback, while rookie Dylan Thompson remains his unproven backup. McLeod Bethel-Thompson was signed Tuesday to the practice squad but won't be Continue Reading The post Gabbert settling in as starter; rookie Thompson remains lone backup; Bears block bid for SJSU's Fales appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.

Chicago Tribune

Alshon Jeffery did not practice Friday, questionable vs. Broncos

Alshon Jeffery did not practice Friday, leaving the Chicago Bears with the prospect of facing the NFL’s top-ranked defense on Sunday without their No. 1 receiver. Jeffery is hobbled by a groin injury he suffered during practice on Nov. 11, and he also has a banged-up shoulder. The Denver Broncos,...

Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Zach Miller's injury nightmares in past as he's finally livin' the dream

Back when introductions were required for the Bears' new coaching staff, before footballs emerged from their offseason hibernation at Halas Hall, offensive coordinator Adam Gase sat down with Zach Miller to meet the tight end who had caught his eye. Gase knew two things about Miller. One, that...

Chicago Tribune

Week 11 fantasy waiver wire: It's Zach Miller's time

By the time you get to Week 11, the pickings are slim. If injuries and poor performers have left holes in your roster, shore up your lineup with one of the few gems that are left on the waiver wire. 1. Zach Miller, TE, Bears Miller's body has robbed him of all or parts of several seasons, but he's...

Northwest Herald

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller grateful to former GM Emery

LAKE FOREST – Zach Miller totaled four receiving touchdowns from 2009 to 2011. After being out of the NFL in 2012 and 2013, then suffering a year-ending leg injury last preseason, the Bears’ No. 2 tight end has three touchdowns in Weeks 9 and 10 in 2015.

Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Bears failed to update injury report per NFL protocol

The Chicago Bears failed to release an updated injury report per NFL rules on Saturday but they did inform the Rams that running back Matt Forte and outside linebacker Pernell McPhee would not play in Sunday’s game at the Edward Jones Dome. NFL rules state that clubs must release an updated injury...

Chicago Tribune

Bears-Rams: Four storylines to watch

1. Not again, Alshon Just when it seemed Alshon Jeffery was asserting himself as a No. 1 receiver, rocketing to elite status and a commensurate free-agent payday, he "tweaked" his groin during practice Wednesday. That's the third leg-muscle injury he has suffered in practice this season, including...

Chicago Tribune

Bears-Rams: The matchups

Bears on offense IN THE AIR NFL ranks: Bears offense 21st, Rams defense 4th Alshon Jeffery's latest leg-muscle injury is a setback for a passing attack he has powered over the last three games (414 yards, two touchdowns on 28 receptions). If his sore groin forces him to sit, the Bears will have...

Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Matt Forte's knee '80 percent' better, but future health's 'a factor'

Bears running back Matt Forte is listed as questionable on the injury report for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. But it seems highly unlikely that Forte will return from a sprained medial collateral ligament in time to help the Bears this weekend at the Edward Jones Dome. The 29-year-old...

Chicago Tribune

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery misses practice with groin injury

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is in the middle of the hottest streak of his career, recording 100-yard outings in each of the last three games and putting a charge into the offense. But Jeffery is also in the middle of an injury-riddled season and has suffered yet another health setback,...

Chargers Blog | San Diego Union-Tribune

Chargers chat: Spanoses, Telesco, McCoy

Chargers are searching for reasons to still have hope in their team.

Chicago Tribune

Rookie Jeremy Langford has 'great night' filling in for Matt Forte

With Matt Forte missing his first game in more than three years with a knee injury, a major opportunity opened up for Bears rookie running back Jeremy Langford. Officially, Langford did not make his first NFL start because second-year running back Ka'Deem Carey opening the game in the backfield....

Chicago Tribune

Bears-Chargers: The matchups

Bears on offense IN THE AIR NFL ranks: Bears offense 22nd, Chargers defense 13th Chargers safety Eric Weddle is critical to this matchup. He's questionable with a groin injury and was limited in practice all week after missing the last two games. "They're going to blitz from a lot of different...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Barr, Diggs active against the Rams; plus some pregame Vikings reading

Starting outside linebacker Anthony Barr is active for today’s game against the Rams. That is encouraging news for the Vikings, who ruled out middle linebacker Eric Kendricks and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd on Friday. Barr missed practice Wednesday and Thursday due to a lower back injury suffered against the Bears but was able to get in a limited session Friday. The 5-2 Vikings might not have been able to afford being without their top two linebackers against Todd Gurley and the 4-3 Rams. The rookie back, who is drawing comparisons to Vikings star Adrian Peterson, has rushed for 566...

Chicago Tribune

Matt Forte still sidelined ahead of Monday night game vs. Chargers

Bears coach John Fox won’t put a timetable on the right knee injury that has starting running back Matt Forte sidelined. And the Bears won’t rule Forte out of Monday’s game against the Chargers until Saturday afternoon at the earliest. But with Forte missing his second consecutive practice Friday...

Chicago Tribune

Matt Forte injury could force Bears offense to rely on Jeremy Langford

Running back Matt Forte seemed to have some type of armor protecting him from the injuries that have debilitated the Bears this season. Until Sunday. Forte hurt his right knee in the third quarter of the Bears' 23-20 loss. Vikings safety Harrison Smith had tackled him on a screen pass. Forte walked...

Northwest Herald

Bears notes: Alshon Jeffery shines in defeat as Bears 'D' squanders another late lead

CHICAGO – The Bears’ already-banged-up offense lost running back Matt Forte and receiver Eddie Royal to knee injuries in Sunday’s 23-20 defeat to the Minnesota Vikings.

Chicago Tribune

Matt Forte's knee injury not season-ending, but no timetable for return

Bears running back Matt Forte did not suffer a season-ending right knee injury when he was hurt in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-20 loss to the Vikings, coach John Fox said Monday. That sliver of good news was about all Fox would share about Forte's status. Forte does not require surgery and...

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Vikings: Everson Griffen, T.J. Clemmings shoulder injuries not serious

CHICAGO -- When the Bears took a fourth-quarter lead Sunday over the Vikings, Everson Griffen was on the sidelines in a lot of pain.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Peterson, Line active for Bears game, plus some pregame Vikings reading

Running back Adrian Peterson, who is dealing with a trio of injuries, is active for today’s game against the Bears. So is his fullback, Zach Line. Peterson sat out practice Wednesday and Thursday and was listed as probable to play on Friday’s final injury report. Line was probable, too. Defensive tackle Tom Johnson and wide receiver Adam Thielen are also up. Johnson will get his second straight start in place of Sharrif Floyd, who will miss his second straight game after having cartilage removed from his knee. Joining Floyd on the inactive list for today’s game are quarterback Taylor...

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Vikings tight end Chase Ford activated against Bears

CHICAGO -- With Rhett Ellison out because of a concussion, Vikings tight end Chase Ford was activated for the first time this season for Sunday's game against Chicago at Soldier Field.