<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:31:37 -0600 Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:31:37 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears vs. Packers: Three Positives ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:54:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498876740.jpg
The Chicago Bears have plenty to be happy about after a 17-13 win over the Green Bay Packers, and we have all the details in this week's Three Positives.]]>
<![CDATA[Photo: Is Kristin Cavallari Raising the Next Jay Cutler? ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:49:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler+throws+vs+raiders.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has had himself a busy week, with a new baby and a big win over Green Bay, but one member of his family isn't ready to relax this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Packers Report Card ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:57:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498875034.jpg
The Chicago Bears made a big statement in their win over the Green Bay Packers, but which parts of the team excelled, and which parts faltered at Lambeau Field?

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<![CDATA[NFC Playoff Picture: Bears Improve Standing With Big Win ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:11:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498895270.jpg
With their win over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, the Chicago Bears certainly kept their playoff chances alive, but how steep a climb do they face to get into the postseason?]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Fend Off Packers in 17-13 Battle]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:06:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498895270.jpg
The Chicago Bears pulled off a Thanksgiving miracle on Thursday as they went into Lambeau Field and beat the Green Bay Packers 17-13.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears vs. Packers: 5 Players to Watch]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:23:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/167*120/GettyImages-456282326.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be looking for their first win over an NFC North opponent on Thursday when they take on the Green Bay Packers, and we have five players that will be key to that effort.

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<![CDATA[Brett Favre’s Number to be Retired at Halftime]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:37:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-56396130+%281%29.jpg
The Chicago Bears will take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night, and even though he won't be on the field, long-time nemesis Brett Favre will still cast a big shadow over the game as his number is...]]>
<![CDATA[Forte to Start "In Name Only" Thursday]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:24:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/165*120/GettyImages-456402808+%281%29.jpg
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte will be back in the lineup on Thursday, but according to a report, his playing time may leave him a little steamed on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA['Tonight' NFL Superlatives: Bears and Packers]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:53:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tonight+Show+NFL+Superlatives+Chicago+Bears+and+Green+Bay+Packers.png
“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon hands out superlatives to Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers NFL players.]]>
<![CDATA[Martellus Bennett Ruled Out for Thursday vs. Packers ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:38:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/martellus+bennett+bears+cardinals.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be without one of their biggest playmakers when they take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, as Martellus Bennett will miss the Thanksgiving throwdown with a knee injury.

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<![CDATA[Jeffery, Forte Among Bears Limited in Practice Tuesday ]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:18:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeffrey+and+forte.jpg
The Chicago Bears had quite a few players listed as "limited" in practice on Tuesday, but the team is optimistic that they could get some key pieces back for their Thursday game against Green Bay.

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<![CDATA[Bears Open Practice Window for WR Kevin White]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kevin+white+bears.jpg
Chicago Bears fans got some good news on Tuesday as the team officially opened the three-week practice window for rookie wide receiver Kevin White, but does that mean his return to the field is imminent? ]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos vs. Bears Rewatch: Breaking Down Sunday's Loss ]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:51:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Broncos+Bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears fell 17-15 to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, and we are breaking down the four plays that stood out as difference-makers in the contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Cavallari Announces Birth of Daughter on Social Media]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:49:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/472832424_KristinCavallari_CutlerBaby.jpg
Kristin Cavallari announced on social media that she has given birth to her first daughter with husband Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
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<![CDATA[Bears Waive Jimmy Clausen]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:22:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-455939296.jpg
The Chicago Bears will have a new back-up quarterback against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, as Jimmy Clausen was waived and David Fales was elevated to the 53-man roster.]]>
<![CDATA[Ditka Curse Ends as Packers Beat Vikings]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:50:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mathews+bridgewater.jpg
The dreaded Mike Ditka Curse has apparently been lifted from the Green Bay Packers, as they knocked off the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Denver Freezes Bears' Playoff Hopes]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:14:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears+Broncos.png
The Chicago Bears saw their winning streak come to an end on Sunday as they lost 17-15 to the Denver Broncos at Soldier Field.]]>
<![CDATA[Forte Breaks News on Injury Status Sunday]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 11:56:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-495274554.jpg
The question of whether or not Matt Forte would play for the Chicago Bears on Sunday has been raging all week, but did the running back just break his own news on Twitter?

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<![CDATA[Willie Young Fined For Hit on Nick Foles in Win Over Rams ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:06:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/209*120/GettyImages-455569326.jpg
One key Chicago Bears defensive player was penalized for a hit on Nick Foles last week in St. Louis, and on Friday the league hit him again with a sizable fine.

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<![CDATA[Clausen Rates Poorly Among NFL Backups]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:50:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jimmy+clausen+vs+seahawks.jpg
Chicago Bears back-up quarterback Jimmy Clausen didn't exactly blow anyone away with his performance in relief of Jay Cutler this season, but where did he rank on a list of NFL back-ups?

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<![CDATA[Bears Ask Fans to Arrive Early for Sunday's Game]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:00:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/177*120/GettyImages-459083182.jpg
The Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos will play at Soldier Field on Sunday, and fans are being asked to arrive early as additional security procedures will be in place.]]>
<![CDATA[How Much Would an Alshon Jeffery Franchise Tag Cost Bears? ]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:24:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-459536210.jpg
The Chicago Bears haven't officially decided what they are going to do with Alshon Jeffery after the season, but if the team puts the franchise tag on the receiver, there is an estimate out on how much it would...

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<![CDATA[Manning Ruled Out of Sunday's Game vs. Bears ]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:15:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-497327458.jpg
The Chicago Bears will not get to face Peyton Manning on Sunday at Soldier Field, as the Denver Broncos quarterback will miss the game with a foot injury.]]>
<![CDATA[Ditka Curse Lives On as Packers Lose to Lions]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:53:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ditka+pepsi.jpg
Legendary Bears Coach Mike Ditka may have helped boost his team's season by doing the unthinkable — donning a Packers sweater.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Martellus Bennett Fires Off on Rams]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 18:49:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bennett+bears+injury.jpg
Bears' tight end Martellus Bennett had some unexpected, choice words for the St. Louis Rams after the teams faced off on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Reports: NFL Investigating Bears' Injury Report]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:07:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bennett+bears+injury.jpg
The Chicago Bears picked up a victory over the St. Louis Rams Sunday, but it’s possible that the team’s wallet could be a bit lighter if they mishandled their injury report before the game.

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<![CDATA[Bears Bludgeon Rams 37-13 in Blowout Victory ]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 15:24:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeremy+langford+rams1.jpg
The short-handed Chicago Bears gave up an early touchdown to the St. Louis Rams, but they recovered nicely as they picked up an excellent 37-13 victory on Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Rams: 5 Key Players to a Chicago Victory]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:59:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bennett+Rams.jpg
The Chicago Bears will look to win their second straight game on Sunday when they take on the St. Louis Rams, and we have five key players to watch as they take the field.

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<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Team in for Tough Test vs. Rams' Physical Defense ]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:51:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+lions+cutler1.jpg
In this edition of Bears Bites, we take a look at the St. Louis Rams' defense, some of the best moments of their rivalry with the Chicago Bears, and whether Jay Cutler can keep the good times rolling.

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<![CDATA[Ego Ferguson Suspended Four Games by NFL ]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:03:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ego+ferguson+getty.jpg
The Chicago Bears have been hit with another suspension on Thursday as defensive tackle Ego Ferguson was suspended for four games for violating the league's performance enhancing drugs policy.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Lineman Tayo Fabuluje Suspended Four Games by NFL ]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:19:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tayo+fabuluje.jpg
Chicago Bears rookie lineman Tayo Fabuluje has been suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Sets Bears All-Time Touchdown Record Monday ]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:50:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-496453060.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is a polarizing figure in the Windy City, but on Monday night he set an all-time record that has stood since the early days of the franchise.

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<![CDATA[Bears Beat Chargers 22-19 in Comeback Thriller]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:17:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-496460464.jpg
The Chicago Bears grabbed their third win of the season on Monday night as they beat the San Diego Chargers 22-19 at Qualcomm Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Chargers: Three Keys to a Chicago Victory ]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:31:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-495274554.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking for their third win of the season against the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, and we have three keys to victory as they take the field.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Chargers: 5 Key Players to Watch]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 13:28:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Kyle_fuller_injured.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking for their third win of the season on Monday night, and we have five players highlighted that could help them get that victory.

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<![CDATA[Did Ditka Curse the Green Bay Packers?]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:08:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ditka-AP_278541455703.jpg
Mike Ditka has been called a lot of things in his life, from controversial to brash, but in light of the Green Bay Packers' current losing streak, could he potentially add "bad luck charm" to his resume?

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Chargers: Injuries Impacting Both Offenses]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:48:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/191*120/GettyImages-493253292.jpg
In this week's Offensive Breakdown, we take a look at how injuries are impacting the scoring attacks for both the San Diego Chargers and the Chicago Bears.

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<![CDATA[Man Selling 'Bear Force One' Motorhome]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 17:55:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BFO+10.jpg
The RV is painted blue and orange and features decals of players Walter Payton and Brian Urlacher.

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<![CDATA[Matt Forte, Eddie Royal Ruled Out for Bears vs. Chargers]]> Sat, 07 Nov 2015 13:02:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/forte+and+royal.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be without two of their best offensive players on Monday night, as Eddie Royal and Matt Forte have both been ruled out for their game against the San Diego Chargers.

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<![CDATA[Cavallari Dishes on Her Therapy Sessions With Cutler]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 09:00:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/472832424_KristinCavallari_CutlerBaby.jpg
Kristin Cavallari recently revealed that she and her husband Bears quarterback Jay Cutler regularly attend therapy sessions.]]>
<![CDATA[John Fox Says Matt Forte's Injury Isn't 'Season-Ending']]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 14:00:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/matt+forte+vs+chiefs.jpg
Chicago Bears fans can breathe a sigh of relief on Monday, as head coach John Fox says that Matt Forte's knee injury shouldn't require surgery and likely won't end his season.]]>
<![CDATA[Astronaut Scott Kelly Captures Bears Fans From Space]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 08:57:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Astronaut.png
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly gave a shoutout to Chicago Bears fans from space Sunday.
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<![CDATA[Vikings Stun Bears With 23-20 Comeback Victory ]]> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 15:03:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+vikings+3.jpg
The Chicago Bears held a late lead on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, but they couldn't hold on as they lost by a score of 23-20.

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<![CDATA[Police Report: Ratliff Made Death Threats at Halas Hall]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 20:27:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeremiah+ratliff+2.jpg
Many questions have surrounded former Chicago Bear Jeremiah Ratliff's release, but according to a police report obtained Friday, Ratliff was accused of making death threats at Halas Hall and said he was...

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<![CDATA[Report: Ratliff Shoved Coach During 2014 Practice ]]> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:04:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/458724726.jpg
The Chicago Bears released Jeremiah Ratliff last week after an altercation with G.M. Ryan Pace, but according to a report, this was not the first time that Ratliff was involved in a violent incident at...

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<![CDATA[Bears Release Jeremiah Ratliff ]]> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:02:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeremiah+ratliff+2.jpg
In what can only be described as a surprising development, the Chicago Bears have released nose tackle Jeremiah Ratliff, the team announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Did Mike Ditka Let One Rip on Live TV?]]> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 13:01:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454593447.jpg
Legendary Bears coach Mike Ditka raised some eyebrows during ESPN's "Monday Night Countdown" when a noise that sounded very much like flatulence interrupted the broadcast.

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<![CDATA[Bears Lose 37-34 in Overtime vs. Lions]]> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 06:59:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+lions+mcmanis+1.jpg
The Chicago Bears had opportunities to win, but they let them slip away as they fell by a score of 37-34 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Ferguson Placed on IR, Ending Season ]]> Sat, 17 Oct 2015 14:12:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ego+ferguson+getty.jpg
Chicago Bears defensive end Ego Ferguson has been placed on the injured reserve list by the Bears, ending his 2015 season.

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