<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:07:57 -0500 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:07:57 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Cut Manning, Sign Teddy Williams]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:06:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/151112990.jpg
The Chicago Bears are getting some great production out of Martellus Bennett so far this season, and apparently part of his success has been healing from a torn MCL that he played with last season.

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<![CDATA[Bennett Played Most of 2013 Season with Torn MCL]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:31:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/455466848.jpg
The Chicago Bears are getting some great production out of Martellus Bennett so far this season, and apparently part of his success has been healing from a torn MCL that he played with last season.

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<![CDATA[Gould Compares Cutler, Rodgers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:32:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020233_1200x675_334926403952.jpg
09/28/14: Both Bears QB Jay Cutler and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers were throwing well during Sunday's game, so what happened?]]>
<![CDATA[Hampton Confused by 2014 Bears So Far]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:31:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020213_1200x675_334929475611.jpg
09/28/14: After Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers, and a quarter of the way through the season, Dan Hampton says he has no idea who the 2014 Chicago Bears are trying to be.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Do Bears Struggle Against Packers?]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:18:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020354_1200x675_334921283823.jpg
09/28/14: Sports Sunday viewers sound off on social media after the Bears lose to the Packers at Soldier Field.]]>
<![CDATA[Gould Analyzes Sunday's Running Game]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:17:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020318_1200x675_334922307570.jpg
09/28/14: Chicago Bears placekicker Robbie Gould talks about the team's offense on Sports Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Oct. 5: Bears vs. Panthers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020365_1200x675_334921283829.jpg
09/28/14: What can the Bears learn from their loss against the Packers to give them an advantage over the Carolina Panthers?]]>
<![CDATA[Three Positives for Bears Fans Despite Loss]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/456273308.jpg
The Chicago Bears blew a golden chance to make a statement in the NFC North Sunday, but there were some positives to be gleaned from their loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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<![CDATA[Poor Officiating, Pass Coverage Kill Bears vs. Packers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:40:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/456272014.jpg
The officials in Sunday's game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears didn't cost the home side the game, but they certainly didn't help as flags wiped out several good plays by the Bears.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Three Phases Report Card ]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:38:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/185*120/456274126.jpg
The Chicago Bears' run defense was solid, but how badly did their pass defense hurt their grade in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers?

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<![CDATA[Game Photos: Bears Lose to Packers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:56:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/456265992.jpg
The Bears lost in a blowout to the Packers. Take a look through images from the pivotal game.

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<![CDATA[Packers Blow Out Bears]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:57:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/456272014.jpg
The Chicago Bears kept it close with the Green Bay Packers early, but a second half surge carried Aaron Rodgers and company to an easy 38-17 victory.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Five Bears Players to Watch Sunday]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:29:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/161*120/4548560921.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to extend their record to 3-1 on Sunday with a win over the Green Bay Packers, and these five players will hold the key to their success.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Five Matchups to Watch ]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:36:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/455466636.jpg
The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will be doing battle on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field, and we have five matchups to watch between these two storied rivals.

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<![CDATA[Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Sunday's Bears Game]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:48:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/20131104-Chicago-Bears-GreenBay-Packers.jpg
Chicago Bears linebacker Shea McClellin won't get another chance to rough up Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers this weekend, as he was one of five Bears ruled out of Sunday's game.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Run Game Could Feast Against Packers Defense]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+packers+12-29+13.jpg
With the varying looks and dynamic pass rushers the Green Bay Packers are going to throw at the Chicago Bears, Julius Peppers could be in for a nice afternoon against his former team.

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<![CDATA[Julius Peppers Could Be Thorn in Bears' Side Sunday ]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*121/454042982.jpg
With the varying looks and dynamic pass rushers the Green Bay Packers are going to throw at the Chicago Bears, Julius Peppers could be in for a nice afternoon against his former team.

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<![CDATA[Bears Cut Fiammetta, Sign Sharpton to 1-Year Contract]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:56:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/183989417.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued to turn over their roster trying to shore up their defensive depth Thursday, signing linebacker Darryl Sharpton and releasing fullback Tony Fiammetta.

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<![CDATA[Bennett Felt "Disrespected" by Rex Ryan]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:32:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/455940006.jpg
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte may not have had the best performance on Monday night, but he still did the little things right as his team won their second straight game.

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<![CDATA[Forte Does Little Things Right in Bears Win]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:03:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/170*120/Jets-Bears-MNF002.jpg
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte may not have had the best performance on Monday night, but he still did the little things right as his team won their second straight game.

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<![CDATA[Bennett Leads Chicago to Victory]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:58:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears_blurb_9-22_1.jpg
The Chicago Bears won their second consecutive game on Monday night, and Grizzly Detail is here to break down how they performed in all three phases of the game.

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<![CDATA[Bears Edge Jets 27-19 ]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:17:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears_blurb_9-22_1.jpg
The Chicago Bears didn't make it easy, but they escaped the Meadowlands on Monday night with a 27-19 victory over the New York Jets.

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<![CDATA[MNF: Bears Versus Jets]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:14:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears_blurb_9-22.jpg
The Chicago Bears pick up an important road win versus the New York Jets.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Jets: Five Players to Watch]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:12:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/176705447.jpg
The Chicago Bears will look to win their second game in a row as they take on the New York Jets Monday night, and Grizzly Detail has the winning formula for the Monsters of the Midway.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Jets: 3 Keys to a Chicago Bears Victory]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/454593405.jpg
After Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester broke the NFL return touchdown record on Thursday night, he had some choice words for his former team, the Chicago Bears.

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<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Bears' Receivers Could Feast on Jets' Secondary]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454854134.jpg
The Chicago Bears' passing game is their bread and butter, and they could feast on the New York Jets' secondary if they play their cards right.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Run Game Must Show Progress vs. Jets ]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:05:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/455515072.jpg
The Chicago Bears' run game has been virtually non-existent in the first two weeks, but against the New York Jets Monday, they'll have to take a step forward if they're going to win their second straight...

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<![CDATA[Jared Allen Speaks About Peterson Case]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:07:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jared+allen+9-20.jpg
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his...

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<![CDATA[Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Jets Game]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:48:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/183*120/455464746.jpg
The Chicago Bears' injuries keep piling up.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Marshall to Appear on "A Football Life" Friday ]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:46:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/tlmd_brandon_marshall_nfl_bears_chicago_osos_violencia_domestica.jpg
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has come under heavy scrutiny in recent weeks, and more fuel is being added to the fire as he is accused of mishandling domestic violence allegations against Chicago Bears...]]>
<![CDATA[Hester Takes Shot at Bears, Cutler]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:15:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/hester+2014+getty.jpg
Devin Hester ran his way into the record books on Thursday, Sept. 18. Here we recap his Top 10 touchdown Returns as a Bear.

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<![CDATA[Devin Hester Sets NFL TD Return Record]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:45:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hester_record.jpg
Former Chicago Bears player returns punt 62 years for record 20th touchdown return in career.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Marshall Demands Apology Over ESPN Profile]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:24:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/brandon+marshall+0918+new.jpg
Bears GM defends wide receiver after assault accusation dating back to 2007.

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<![CDATA[Goodell Accused of Neglience in Marshall Domestic Violence Case]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:27:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/brandon_marshall_contract.jpg
Bears GM defends wide receiver after assault accusation dating back to 2007.
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<![CDATA[Emery Supports Marshall After Domestic Violence Allegations]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:34:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/phil+emery159690702.jpg
Bears GM defends wide receiver after assault accusation dating back to 2007.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Fuller Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week ]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:44:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/455467708.jpg
The Chicago Bears lost cornerback Charles Tillman to injury on Sunday night, but in his place, Kyle Fuller put on a show for the ages as the team scored a stunning win.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Marshall Slams ESPN on Twitter ]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:20:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tlmd_brandon_marshall.png
Chicago Bears receiver says profile that originally aired in 2012 was rebroadcast without context.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Frey, Cut Williams, Draughn ]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/144483986.jpg
Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman's 2013 season ended because of a torn triceps muscle, and this season could have a similar ending as reports are indicating he'll be placed on season-ending IR.

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<![CDATA[Tillman To Be Placed on Season-Ending IR]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:10:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/178*120/455466232.jpg
The Chicago Bears lost cornerback Charles Tillman to injury on Sunday night, but in his place, Kyle Fuller put on a show for the ages as the team scored a stunning win.

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<![CDATA[Tillman Injury Dampens Mood After Bears Win ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:06:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/178*120/455466232.jpg
The Chicago Bears scored a big victory over the San Francisco 49'ers Sunday, but it came as a price as Charles Tillman headlined a list of potentially devastating injuries.

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<![CDATA[In His Toughest Test, Cutler Stands Tall as Bears Triumph]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:05:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/455466636.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took flak from all corners going into Week 2 against the San Francisco 49'ers, but after throwing four touchdowns and leading his team to victory, he's left fans and writers...

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<![CDATA[Hampton Compares Cutler, Kaepernick]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:26:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008821442_1200x675_329355331951.jpg
09/14/14: Dan Hampton analyzes how Jay Cutler and the Bears were able to defeat Colin Kaepernick and his 49ers.]]>
<![CDATA[Hampton: "This is Why You Play the Game"]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008821373_1200x675_329357379575.jpg
09/14/14: Dan Hampton reacts to the Bears' suprising 28-20 comeback win over the San Francisco 49ers.]]>
<![CDATA[Fans React to Bears' Win Over 49ers]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:26:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fanzone.jpg
09/14/14: Sports Sunday viewers take to social media after the Bears' 28-20 comeback win over San Francisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Fuller Makes Big Statement as Bears Win ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:07:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/455467708.jpg
The Chicago Bears lost cornerback Charles Tillman to injury on Sunday night, but in his place, Kyle Fuller put on a show for the ages as the team scored a stunning win.

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<![CDATA[Game Photos: Bears vs. 49ers]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:10:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/455466016.jpg
Chicago Bears take on the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Bears Stun 49'ers 28-20 in Comeback Thriller]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/190*120/455464846.jpg
The Chicago Bears were down 17-0 early, but they ended up spoiling the party for the San Francisco 49'ers as they scored a comeback 28-20 victory on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Marshall, Jeffery Active for Bears Against 49'ers ]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:38:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1586863201.jpg
In what is surely a case of playing coy with the media, the Chicago Bears will have both Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery in their lineup against the San Francisco 49'ers, despite reservations that...

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