<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSun, 20 Aug 2017 10:49:18 -0500Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:49:18 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Five to Watch: Bears vs. Cardinals]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:47:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-830394358.jpg
With injuries throughout their lineup, the Chicago Bears will be relying on their depth players to step up Saturday, and we've highlighted five of them that fans should keep an eye on.

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<![CDATA[Jordan Howard Won't Play vs. Cardinals Saturday]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:34:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626147908.jpg
Some of the Chicago Bears’ biggest stars won’t be on the field when they take on the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Video Game Weighs in on Bears' QB Controversy]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:37:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-830489702.jpg
There is plenty of debate going on right now about which player should be the Chicago Bears’ starting quarterback, but according to a new video game, the issue is pretty cut and dried.

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<![CDATA[Quarterback Depth Chart Unchanged, Fox Says]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:18:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TrubiskyGlennon.jpg
Mitchell Trubisky may have been the Chicago Bears' most exciting player on the field in their first preseason game, but that hasn't impacted where he's at on their depth chart.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Kelvin Sheppard]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:56:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-500237184.jpg
With Nick Kwiatkoski out of the mix with a concussion and Danny Trevathan still recovering from offseason surgery, the Chicago Bears bolstered their linebacker corps by signing Kelvin Sheppard on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Long Thrown Out of Practice After Scuffles]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:35:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-499470712.jpg
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long was kicked out of the team's final training camp practice on Monday, head coach John Fox said.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Speaks Out on Charlottesville Violence]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:08:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Web+-+Kyle+Long_28446813.jpg
After protests turned violent in Charlottesville, VA on Saturday, Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long spoke out on the situation in his hometown.

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<![CDATA[Wheaton Breaks Finger at Bears Practice]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 16:48:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5043550521.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Markus Wheaton had to undergo an appendectomy earlier in training camp, but now it looks like he’ll have another obstacle to overcome if he’s going to make an impact on the Bears this...

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<![CDATA[Bears Claim Aguayo Off Waviers]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 16:49:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-613837368.jpg
When the Chicago Bears cut Andy Phillips last week, it appeared that they were ready to hand the starting kicking job over to Connor Barth, but that competition isn’t over just yet.

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<![CDATA[Bears Legends Support Trubisky After Stellar Debut]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:57:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Untitled207.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky thrilled fans with his first preseason game for the team Thursday night, but Chicagoans weren’t the only ones who took notice.

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<![CDATA[Winners and Losers; Broncos vs. Bears]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:24:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-829660938.jpg
After the Chicago Bears' preseason loss Thursday, Grizzly Detail unveils its first ever edition of Winners and Losers, a column dedicated to breaking down the good, bad, and ugly of every Bears game.

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<![CDATA[Broncos Beat Bears Despite Big Trubisky Performance]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 22:34:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-829601906.jpg
Mitchell Trubisky threw for 166 yards and a touchdown, but it wasn't enough as the Chicago Bears fell to the Denver Broncos 24-17 in their preseason opener.

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<![CDATA[Long, Houston Out for Bears vs. Broncos]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:59:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Long.png
The Chicago Bears will open their preseason against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night, and one of their biggest stars will not be on the field for the game.]]>
<![CDATA[Miller Won't Play vs. Bears: Report]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:20:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615059866.jpg
The Chicago Bears will open up their preseason schedule on Thursday against the Denver Broncos, but the team will not have to face one of the NFL’s best linebackers when the two teams meet.

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<![CDATA[Opinion: Trubisky, Not Glennon, the Real Attraction Thursday]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:53:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trubisky+halas.png
Chicago Bears quarterback Mike Glennon will be the first one on the field against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night, but another signal-caller will be the real star of the show.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears to Hold Practice at Suburban High School]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:45:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454956674.jpg
Most NFL players saw their football dreams come alive on the high school gridiron, and next week the Chicago Bears will get to relive those memories as they practice at a suburban high school.

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<![CDATA[Cutler Strikes Deal to Keep Jersey Number in Miami]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:40:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-619588444.jpg
Quarterback Jay Cutler has worn the same number throughout his NFL career, and thanks to his pocketbook, that will continue in Miami.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Agrees to 1-Year Deal With Dolphins: Reports]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 13:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626327862.jpg
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is back in the NFL, as he's reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins.

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<![CDATA[Could Jay Cutler Return to NFL?]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:52:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490353628.jpg
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is set to broadcast the team’s regular season opener from the television booth, but is there a possibility he could be back in an NFL uniform instead?

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Training Camp in Photos]]> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 16:42:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+training+camp+1.JPG
Chicago Bears players reported to training camp last week in Bourbonnais.

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<![CDATA[Trevathan Makes Candid Admission About 2016 Struggles]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:21:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DannyTrevathan.jpg
After suffering a ruptured patellar tendon in his knee last season, Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan was very candid about how a change in his offseason work habits hurt him in his debut campaign...

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<![CDATA[Soldier Field Set to Host Fantasy Football Drafts]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:26:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626114850.jpg
Tired of eating stale chips and cramming into your buddy's living room for your fantasy football draft? The Chicago Bears are giving fans the chance to up their draft game in a big way this year.

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<![CDATA[McPhee Placed on PUP List by Bears]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:41:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495296568.jpg
The Chicago Bears made a big free agency splash in 2015 when they signed Pernell McPhee to a contract, but the linebacker will once again be dealing with injury issues to begin training camp.

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<![CDATA[Lambeau Field Super Bowl Bid Faces Major Hurdle]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:41:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-456547938.jpg
With the next Super Bowl set to take place in the chilly environs of Minnesota, fans in Green Bay were left with a simple question during the team’s annual shareholders’ meeting: why not us?

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<![CDATA[Pace Remains Firmly Behind Glennon as Starting QB]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:13:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears+Report+Day+-+12030210_28201005.jpg
The Chicago Bears are reporting to training camp on Wednesday, and even after a 3-13 season that saw them finish with their worst record in recent memory, there is still a ton of optimism coming from the...

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<![CDATA[Bears Linebacker Saves Man's Life at Austin Airport]]> Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-596426656.jpg
Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman is known for his ability to sack the quarterback, but on Sunday, he did something even more remarkable.He saved someone’s life.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Trubisky to First NFL Contract]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:36:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trubisky+halas.png
The Chicago Bears got their rookie training camp underway on Wednesday, and now they'll have a full class as Mitchell Trubisky agreed to a contract with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler to Broadcast Bears' Season Opener]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:24:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cutler2.png
Chicago Bears fans tuning into the team's season opener against the Atlanta Falcons will hear a familiar voice in the broadcast booth.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Fail to Have Top Selling NFL Jersey in Illinois]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630674094.jpg
The NFL has revealed its list of the top selling jerseys in each state, and Chicago Bears fans apparently aren’t looking for opportunities to represent their team.

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<![CDATA[Akiem Hicks Signs With New Agent]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:53:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627665104.jpg
Akiem Hicks has become one of the most important members of the Chicago Bears’ defense during his one season with the team, and now it looks like he’s getting ready to get paid.

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<![CDATA[Matthews Takes Down Cutler One More Time]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:11:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-4988750341.jpg
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has always held a special place of contempt in the hearts of Chicago Bears fans, and he gleefully took one final chance to troll Jay Cutler as he heads into...

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<![CDATA[Bears Still Barely Chicago's Most Valuable Team]]> Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:39:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627688880.jpg
The NFL is still king in Chicago, as the Bears are the most valuable team in town according to a new valuation, but there is another franchise that could potentially dethrone them.

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<![CDATA[Hampton Makes Staggering Claim About Cutler]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 09:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cutler.png
When football Hall of Famers made bold statements about former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, they are usually insults. Bears legend Dan Hampton went in a much different direction.

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<![CDATA[Which Former Chicago Athlete Will Be Missed Most?]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:37:38 -0500
Here, we list our candidates for that distinction. ]]>

Here, we list our candidates for that distinction. ]]>
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After trades sent away Jimmy Butler, Niklas Hjalmarsson, and Artemi Panarin in recent days, a question begs to be asked: which former Chicago athlete will be most missed by their team?]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Announce 2017 Training Camp Schedule]]> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:50:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trubisky+halas.png
The Chicago Bears will kick off their 2017 training camp in Bourbonnais on Thurs., July 27, the team announced on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Violated Fan's 1st Amendment Rights: Suit]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:39:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/packersbears0619.JPG
A Green Bay Packers fan claims in a federal lawsuit filed Friday the Chicago Bears violated his First Amendment rights.

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<![CDATA[John Fox Reveals Secret Weapon to Quarterback Training]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 18:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-629153734.jpg
With three new quarterbacks, including second overall draft pick Mitchell Trubisky, how are the Chicago Bears making sure that their signal callers get enough reps to learn the offense? Head coach John...

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<![CDATA[Shaw Has Hilarious Reaction to Staying With Bears]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 11:14:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-588640064.jpg
Connor Shaw got a second lease on life from the Chicago Bears after the team opted to keep him after he had been waived, and he had a perfectly hilarious reaction to his sudden return on social media.

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<![CDATA[See Inside: Cutler, Cavallari List Lake Forest Mansion]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:44:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler+house+1+thumb.jpg
Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari have reportedly listed their Lake Forest mansion for $4.75 million. See photos inside the luxurious seven-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot home.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Sports Teams Mark Memorial Day on Social Media]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 12:12:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-85878471.jpg
In honor of Memorial Day, Chicago sports teams took to their Twitter accounts to thank those that gave their lives in defense of the United States.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Victor Cruz to 1-Year Contract]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 14:30:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607563432+%281%29.jpg
The Chicago Bears added yet another wide receiver to the mix on Thursday afternoon, signing former New York Giants wide-out Victor Cruz to a one-year contract.

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<![CDATA[Trubisky Nails Impressive Throw at Rookie Meeting]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 21:38:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-674174024.jpg
The NFL's newest crop of rookies met at the Los Angeles Coliseum this weekend, and Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky showed off with an athletic feat that will make Bears fans drool.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Second Round Draft Pick Adam Shaheen]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 14:43:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454956674.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued their recent trend of inking draft picks to contracts on Friday when they came to an agreement with second-round pick Adam Shaheen.

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<![CDATA[Clever Alias Should Endear Trubisky to Bears Fans]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 15:29:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trubisky+halas.png
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has already professed his love of Walter Payton and driven to Halas Hall in a beat-up Toyota Corolla, but in the lead-up to the NFL Draft he did something else...]]>
<![CDATA[Kevin White's Vehicle Carjacked in Chicago: Source]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 19:33:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kevin+white+GettyImages-471723996.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White’s car was among those taken in what is believed to be a series of so-called “bumper tapping” carjackings in Chicago, a source confirmed to NBC 5.

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<![CDATA[Bears Release Royal, Waive Sutton]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 15:39:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-623041772.jpg
The Chicago Bears made a series of roster moves on Thursday as they prepare for offseason workouts at Halas Hall, as they waived Will Sutton and released Eddie Royal.

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<![CDATA[Mitchell Trubisky Fulfills Awesome Promise to Ryan Pace]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 14:57:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trubisky+halas.png
When the Chicago Bears drafted quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, G.M. Ryan Pace made one request of the rookie, and on Thursday morning, he honored it.
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<![CDATA[Bears Announce Full 2017 Preseason Schedule]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 15:31:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626147908.jpg
The Chicago Bears have revealed their full 2017 preseason schedule, and they will have one nationally televised game on the docket as they prepare for the season.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Gets Drug Tested After Poking Fun at NFL]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 15:10:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kyle+long+2+GettyImages-490522936.png
Chicago Bears lineman Kyle Long has developed a reputation as one of the most outspoken players in the NFL during his time with the team, but that came at a cost after a recent tweet about the league's...

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