<![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, 04 Oct 2015 10:33:20 -0500 Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:33:20 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Raiders vs. Bears: Offensive Preview ]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 15:23:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+raiders+1.jpg
The Chicago Bears' offense has struggled quite a bit this season, but the Oakland Raiders have had no such problems as we take a look at the battle between the two teams' offenses.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Jeffery Out for Sunday's Game vs. Raiders]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:51:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-453565844.jpg
According to reports, Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery will miss his third consecutive game on Sunday as he recovers from a hamstring injury.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler Coy About Injury Status ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:04:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been a limited participant in practice this week, but he is approaching his hamstring injury cautiously as the team prepares to play the Oakland Raiders.

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<![CDATA[Cutler, Jeffery Limited at Practice for Second Straight Day ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:00:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
The Chicago Bears have a long list of players limited in practice because of injuries, with quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery headlining the list.

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<![CDATA[Acho Listed as Starter on New Bears Depth Chart ]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:19:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-483911742.jpg
With Jared Allen out of the mix, the Chicago Bears have picked his replacement on their latest depth chart.

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<![CDATA[Bears Waive Vereen, Sign Reynolds and Prosinski ]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:42:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/brock+vereen+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued their house cleaning on Tuesday afternoon as they waived 2014 draft pick Brock Vereen and signed LaRoy Reynolds and Chris Prosinski.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Jon Bostic Traded to New England Patriots ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:14:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485288532+%281%29.jpg
2013 Chicago Bears draft pick Jon Bostic has been traded to the New England Patriots, according to a pair of reports.

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<![CDATA[Opinion: Allen Trade Signals Bears' Seriousness on Rebuild]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:08:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ryan+pace+gm.jpg
The Chicago Bears dealt Jared Allen to the Carolina Panthers on Monday, but aside from immediate on-field implications, the move tells us some things about Ryan Pace's future plans.

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<![CDATA[Jared Allen Traded to Carolina Panthers]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:04:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jared+allen+chicago+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears have traded outside linebacker Jared Allen to the Carolina Panthers, the team confirmed on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long, Matt Forte Crash Teen's Senior Photos]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 17:55:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kyle+long75.jpg
Before Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Chicago Bears players Kyle Long and Matt Forte pursued their other career as "street models" in Seattle when they crashed a high school girl's senior photos session.

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<![CDATA[Bears Drop to 0-3 After Being Shut Out by Seattle]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 09:47:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-490353056.jpg
The Chicago Bears struggled on both sides of the ball as they dropped a 26-0 decision to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears vs. Seahawks: 5 Key Players for a Chicago Victory ]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:37:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/martellus+bennett+bears+cardinals.jpg
The Chicago Bears are a massive underdog against the Seattle Seahawks, but we've chosen five key players that could lead the way to an upset.

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<![CDATA[Meet the Enemy: Keith Myers of '12th Man Rising' ]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 17:13:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sherrick+mcmanis+vs+seahawks.jpg
As the Chicago Bears prepare to battle the Seattle Seahawks, '12th Man Rising's' Keith Myers helps Bears fans better understand how the defending NFC champions will approach Sunday's game.

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<![CDATA[Cutler, Jeffery Ruled Out for Sunday vs. Seahawks ]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:10:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be without two of their top offensive players on Sunday, as Jay Cutler and Alshon Jeffery have both been ruled out of the game with injuries.

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<![CDATA[Cavallari Dishes on Love Life With Cutler ]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:49:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/111028640.jpg
Kristin Cavallari dished about her relationship with Jay Cutler, including her love life with the Chicago Bears star.

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<![CDATA[Cutler, Jeffery Miss Bears Practice Wednesday ]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:05:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who left Sunday's game with a hamstring injury, missed the team's first practice of the week Wednesday as he continues to deal with the ailment.

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<![CDATA[Bears Elevate QB David Fales From Practice Squad]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:53:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/491983351.jpg
The Chicago Bears have elevated quarterback David Fales from the practice squad.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler, Cavallari to Name Daughter After Dog]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:44:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jaycav.JPG
Kristin Cavallari and her Bears quarterback husband, Jay Cutler, are naming their daughter after a dog, Cavallari said in a recent interview.

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<![CDATA[After Two Losses, Bears Have Best Chance at Top Draft Pick]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:27:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears+Cards+2.png
After two straight losses to open the season, the Chicago Bears have grabbed a unique distinction: they're the team with the best chance of getting the number one overall pick in the NFL Draft.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler Suffers Strained Hamstring in Loss]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:57:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
After Jay Cutler was forced to leave Sunday's game with an injury, head coach John Fox confirmed Monday that the quarterback suffered a strained hamstring.

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<![CDATA[3 Negatives From Bears' Loss to Cardinals ]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears+Cards+2.png
If Week 1 held promise in spite of defeat, that hope was quickly beaten out of Chicago Bears fans in a Week 2 blowout, and we have all the gory details here.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler Injures Hamstring in Loss ]]> Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:44:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
After throwing an interception in the second quarter of the Bears' Sunday game against the Cardinals, Jay Cutler was forced to leave the game with a hamstring injury.

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<![CDATA[Cardinals Destroy Bears 48-23 ]]> Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:29:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cardinals+bears+cutler+3.jpg
The Arizona Cardinals got a kick-off return for a touchdown to start the game, and they never looked back as they throttled the Chicago Bears by a score of 48-23.

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<![CDATA[Cardinals vs. Bears: Which Offense is Superior? ]]> Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:02:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cardinals+bears+offense.jpg
The Chicago Bears look to grab their first win of the season against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, but is their offense good enough to get the job done?

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<![CDATA[Cardinals vs. Bears: Meet the Enemy ]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:51:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+vs+cardinals+2.jpg
In this Week 2 edition of "Meet the Enemy," we chat with NBC 12's Robby Baker about what the Arizona Cardinals bring to the table defensively and how Carson Palmer can exploit the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[First Thoughts: Cardinals vs. Bears ]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:12:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+vs+cardinals.jpg
When Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals roll into Soldier Field on Sunday, the Chicago Bears will face a similar test to the one they failed in Week 1.

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<![CDATA[Bears Waive Quarterback David Fales ]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:13:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/david+fales+bears.jpg
David Fales, a 2014 draft pick of the Chicago Bears, was waived by the team on Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: 3 Negatives From Week 1 Loss ]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 16:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+vs+packers+negatives.jpg
The Chicago Bears are 0-1 after a 31-23 loss to the Green Bay Packers, but what went wrong? We examine three negatives from the game that the Bears will need to correct as they move forward into the rest...

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: 3 Positives From Week 1 ]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 13:27:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/matt+forte+clay+matthews.jpg
The Chicago Bears may have lost to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, but there were three positives that fans can take from the defeat.

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<![CDATA[Bears Worth Nearly $2.5 Billion ]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 10:55:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/george+mccaskey+bears.jpg
Despite struggling badly last season, the Chicago Bears' financial situation is secure, and a new valuation has the McCaskey family seeing green.

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<![CDATA[Matt Forte's Jersey a Best-Seller in Wisconsin ]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:04:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-457498732.jpg
The Green Bay Packers have a loyal and dedicated fanbase, but a member of the Chicago Bears has the best selling jersey in the state of Wisconsin, according to new data.

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<![CDATA[Robbie Gould Sets New Bears Field Goal Record ]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 12:42:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/robbie+gould+field+goal.jpg
The Chicago Bears may have just gotten their season underway on Sunday, but one of their players has already set a new franchise record in their game against the Green Bay Packers.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: 3 Keys to a Chicago Victory ]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 12:10:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+prepare+packers.jpg
The Chicago Bears are preparing to battle the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field Sunday, and we have three keys to victory as they look to grab their first win of the season.

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<![CDATA[Packers Beat Bears 31-23 in Season Opener]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 15:22:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+packer+final.jpg
James Jones caught two touchdown passes and Randall Cobb caught one as well as the Green Bay Packers knocked off the Chicago Bears 31-23 on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: 5 Key Players to a Chicago Victory ]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 09:39:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shea+mcclellin.jpg
The Chicago Bears hope to get their 2015 season off to a flying start against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, and we have five key players that could lead to the Bears striking first blood in the NFC North...

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<![CDATA[Bears Make Roster Moves Ahead of Packers Game]]> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 16:42:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sam+acho+bears.jpg
On the eve of the Bears season opener against the Green Bay Packers, the Chicago team made some edits to their roster, cutting linebacker Sam Acho and elevating Lamin Barrow.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: 5 Key Matchups to Watch ]]> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 14:46:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+packers+12-29+8.jpg
The Chicago Bears will look to make a big statement in their home opener against the Green Bay Packers, and we have five matchups to watch as the two teams open up the regular season.

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<![CDATA[Talking Packers With 'Behind Enemy Lines']]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:18:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/packers+bears+face+to+face.jpg
The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers know each other well after years of heated battles, so to set the table for their game Sunday, we talked to Chris Callaway and Amanda Geffre of the "Behind Enemy...

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<![CDATA[Bears Coach John Fox Recalls Sept. 11 Attacks]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 21:50:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/john+fox+nypd+2.jpg
On the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Chicago Bears head coach John Fox recalled his memory of the fateful day, when he was a defensive coordinator for the New York Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[New Food Debuts at Soldier Field for 2015]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 11:08:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bacon+mac+n+cheese+dog+thumb.jpg
Fans at Soldier Field will have a lot of new options for munching during Bears games this season.]]>
<![CDATA[Forte Opens Up About Contract Frustrations]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:45:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/165*120/GettyImages-456402808.jpg
Just days before the team’s season opener, Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte didn’t hold back to NBC 5's Mike Adamle when it came to expressing his disappointment over his current contract situation. ]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Preview: NFC Playoff Predictions ]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nfl-draft-generic.jpg
Can the Seattle Seahawks win a third straight conference title? Can the Chicago Bears make the postseason for the first time in five years? Grizzly Detail makes our picks for the NFC as our NFL preview...

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<![CDATA[Bears Name Captains for 2015 Season]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:39:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4549566741.jpg
After experimenting with rotating captains, the Chicago Bears will stick with five permanent captains in the 2015 season, and they announced those selected players on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Preview: AFC Playoff Predictions ]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:40:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/brady-wells-GettyImages-461912248.jpg
With the NFL season just two days away, Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview kicks off with our AFC playoff predictions.

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<![CDATA[Packers-Bears Defined by Injury Concerns]]> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:59:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/bears16.jpg
The Chicago Bears will open their season on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, but the game is being overshadowed by serious health concerns on both sides of the historic rivalry.]]>
<![CDATA[Jordan Mills Signs With Cowboys ]]> Mon, 07 Sep 2015 16:46:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jordan+mills+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears cut Jordan Mills on Saturday, but it didn't take long for the tackle to find a new job as the Dallas Cowboys signed him to a contract.

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<![CDATA[Bears Establish 10-Man Practice Squad Ahead of Season Opener]]> Mon, 07 Sep 2015 13:27:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-455939288.jpg
The Chicago Bears have established their 10-man practice squad ahead of their season opener Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Waive Tackle Jordan Mills as Roster Moves Continue]]> Sun, 06 Sep 2015 15:41:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jordan+mills+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears waived right tackle Jordan Mills and claimed a few new faces Sunday afternoon as they continued to revise their roster.

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