<![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 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:52:47 -0600 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:52:47 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Hire Loggains as Quarterbacks Coach ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:38:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/124640992.jpg
The Chicago Bears may not have Jay Cutler back in the fold next season, but they did decide on a quarterback coach Friday night as they announced the hiring of Dowell Loggains for the position.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Tony Medlin In Charge of Super Bowl Footballs: Report]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:58:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/footballs-night-generic.jpg
With concerns over the “Deflategate” controversy making headlines ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, it appears the fate of footballs for the highly anticipated game will be left in the hands of the Chicago Bears...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Super Bowl 2015 Teasers, Commercials]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:46:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-22+at+11.36.10+AM.png
The Super Bowl 2015 commercial madness has already begun.
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<![CDATA[5 Super Story Lines Heading into Super Bowl XLIX]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:32:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/dapatsduo.jpg
Seattle, New England last met in 2012, when Seahawks rallied for a close victory

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<![CDATA[Bears Hire Adam Gase as OC ]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:52:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/459468754.jpg
Originally interviewed for the team's head coaching position, Adam Gase has reportedly accepted an offer from the Chicago Bears to be their new offensive coordinator.

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<![CDATA[Bears Say Season Ticket Prices Will Not Increase in 2015]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:33:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/127884785.jpg
The Chicago Bears finished with a 5-11 record in 2014, and with that in mind the team revealed on Wednesday that they will not be raising season ticket prices for the upcoming year.

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<![CDATA[Meet the Chicago Bears' New Coaching Staff ]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:22:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/john-fox-chicago-461782434.jpg
The Chicago Bears are undergoing a massive rebuild with their coaching staff, and Grizzly Detail has you covered with all the details you need about the new men in charge.

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<![CDATA[Report: Bears to Interview Adam Gase for OC]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/459468754.jpg
The Chicago Bears are set with their coaches on the defensive side of the ball, but they are still aggressively seeking an offensive coordinator for new head coach John Fox.

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<![CDATA[Trestman Named Ravens Offensive Coordinator ]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:41:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/459960262a.jpg
It didn't take long for former Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman to find work, as he has been named the new offensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens.

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<![CDATA[Fangio Hire a Huge Boost to Bears' Culture Change]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:02:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/1330513.jpg
The Chicago Bears' culture change continued on Tuesday with the hire of Vic Fangio, a move that will dramatically alter the look and approach of the team's defense.

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<![CDATA[Bears Hire Vic Fangio as Defensive Coordinator]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:08:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/178*120/thevickfangooo.jpg
New Bears coach John Fox isn’t wasting any time getting his staff together since being hired by the team Friday. Just one day after he was introduced to the media, Fox is reportedly set to hire Vic Fangio...

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<![CDATA[Bears Fans React to John Fox as New Head Coach]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:17:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000010649272_1200x675_386346051915.jpg
John Fox was introduced Monday as the Chicago Bears new head coach. Fans had a lot to say about the new hire.]]>
<![CDATA[Martellus Bennett Headed to Pro Bowl, Per Kyle Long]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:31:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/459183898.jpg
Just a few days after the pair had a "fight" on Twitter, Chicago Bears right guard Kyle Long broke news Monday that tight end Martellus Bennett had been named to the Pro Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Bears Introduce John Fox as New Head Coach]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:42:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/john-fox-chicago-461782434.jpg
New Chicago Bears head coach John Fox met the media on Monday morning at Halas Hall, and he broke down why his experience will help him turn around the organization's recent run of failure.

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<![CDATA[Titans Deny Bears' Request to Speak to Mularkey]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:48:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/164*120/158090891.jpg
The Chicago Bears wanted to speak to Mike Mularkey about their offensive coordinator position, but the Tennessee Titans denied the request on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Request Permission to Interview Mularkey for OC Job]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:08:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/164*120/158090891.jpg
The Chicago Bears are wasting no time in finding coaches to fill out John Fox's staff, requesting permission from the Tennessee Titans to interview Mike Mularkey for their offensive coordinator position.

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<![CDATA[Fox Far From Perfect, But Still the Best Fit]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:08:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1131859021.jpg
The Chicago Bears went into their head coaching search with an open mind, and they've been rewarded with a solid hire as John Fox joins the organization.]]>
<![CDATA[Evaluating John Fox's Potential Coordinator Hires ]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:36:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/453421542.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to get things turned around at Halas Hall, and one critical component will be surrounding head coach John Fox with solid coordinators.

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<![CDATA[Bears Hire John Fox as Head Coach]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:51:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/John-Fox-Denver.jpg
The Chicago Bears went into their coaching search with the desire to shake things up, and they did just that as they have hired former Denver Broncos head coach John Fox to lead the team.

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<![CDATA[Bears Player Evaluations: Matt Forte]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:52:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/458724646.jpg
The Chicago Bears' offense was the subject of a lot of criticism this season, but one player who stood out despite the tumult was running back Matt Forte.

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<![CDATA[Ditka Slams Rahm, Contributes to Fioretti Campaign]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:00:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460520356.jpg
If Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was a quarterback under Mike Ditka, he’d probably be riding the bench next season.

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<![CDATA[Three Questions We Would Ask John Fox ]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:08:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4613568662.jpg
The Chicago Bears are going to be interviewing John Fox for their head coaching vacancy on Wednesday, and we have some questions that we would ask the veteran sideline boss.]]>
<![CDATA[Reports: Bears to Interview Fox on Wednesday]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:41:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/John-Fox-Denver.jpg
The Chicago Bears have shown interest in former Denver Broncos head coach John Fox, and that interest has intensified to the point where the team will reportedly interview him for the head coaching vacancy...

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<![CDATA[Bennett Unfollows Long on Twitter, Feud Ensues]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:17:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/459963010a.jpg
Has dissension from the Chicago Bears' locker room spilled over into the Twitterverse? Judging by the feeds of Kyle Long and Martellus Bennett, it kind of looks like it.

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<![CDATA[Could John Fox Give Bears Big Splash Hire? ]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:52:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4613568661.jpg
The Denver Broncos and head coach John Fox parted ways on Monday, fueling speculation about where the veteran sideline boss will head next. Could a Chicago connection secure his services for the Bears? ]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Player Evaluations: Jay Cutler]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:44:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/173*120/460514190.jpg
With Chicago Bears G.M. Ryan Pace looking at film and evaluating where his team is at, we've decided to follow suit with our own player evaluations, starting with quarterback Jay Cutler.

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<![CDATA[Four Players for Bears Fans to Watch in Title Game]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:31:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/460984302.jpg
The Chicago Bears aren't playing Monday night, but a potential future member of their organization could be as Oregon and Ohio State battle in the national championship game.]]>
<![CDATA[Is Kubiak Rejection an Indictment of Bears? ]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:10:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/459537694.jpg
Former Houston Texans head coach (and current Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator) Gary Kubiak has spurned overtures from the Chicago Bears about their head coaching vacancy.

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<![CDATA[Kubiak Declines to Interview with Bears ]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:59:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tlmd_garykubiak.jpg
Apparently Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak doesn't want to return to a head coaching position, as he's opted to remain with the team after the Chicago Bears requested permission to interview...

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<![CDATA[Bears Request Permission to Interview Teryl Austin]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:57:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/124088909.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to improve their standing in the NFC North, and they could be simultaneously trying to weaken their competition as they requested permission to interview Detroit Lions DC Teryl...

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<![CDATA[Meeting the New Guy: Three Thoughts on Ryan Pace ]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:44:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/224*120/pace+conference.jpg
The Chicago Bears seem to be going in a new direction with the hire of Ryan Pace as G.M., but is he up to the task?]]>
<![CDATA[Pace Lays Out Vision for Bears as He's Introduced as New GM]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:28:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/224*120/pace+conference.jpg
The Chicago Bears introduced Ryan Pace as their new general manager on Friday morning, and in his opening remarks he laid out his vision for the team as they try to recover from a tough 2014 season.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Internet Abuzz After Ryan Pace Hiring]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:01:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/163e27fc0de04fee99216458f23aebe7.jpg
To say that the Chicago Bears' hiring of Ryan Pace as their new G.M. caused a stir would be an understatement, and in this edition of Bears Bites, we round up a bunch of opinions on the hire.

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<![CDATA[Five Questions We'd Ask Ryan Pace]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:54:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/163e27fc0de04fee99216458f23aebe7.jpg
New Chicago Bears G.M. Ryan Pace will meet the media on Friday morning, and as he prepares to step up to the podium, there are five questions we'd like to ask him.

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<![CDATA[Bowles Waits For Interview As Bears Hire Pace: Sources]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:05:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bowles+Eagles.jpg
Head coaching candidate Todd Bowles was sitting in the Halas Hall lobby waiting for his interview with the Chicago Bears, wondering why he was still sitting there long after it was scheduled.

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<![CDATA[Bears Hire Ryan Pace as New GM]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:11:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/chicago-bears-logo.jpg
The Chicago Bears on Thursday afternoon hired Ryan Pace as the team's sixth general manager. He replaces Phil Emery, who was fired one day after the team's season ended.

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<![CDATA[Bears Cornerback Tim Jennings Arrested in Georgia]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:23:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/B-V6.JPG
Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was arrested on multiple charges, including driving under the influence, in Georgia Wednesday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Mike Ditka to "Prancercise" for Charity]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:23:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460520356.jpg
If there’s one video the Internet is missing, it’s surely that of Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka 'prancercising.'

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<![CDATA[New Bears G.M. Checklist: Hire a Head Coach ]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:10:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1331931391.jpg
The Chicago Bears' new G.M. will certainly have their work cut out for them, and one of the first decisions they'll have to make is which head coach to hire.

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<![CDATA[Report: Bears to Interview Shanahan]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:42:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/20131229+Shanahan.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued to widen their coaching search on Tuesday, adding a veteran name to the list of people they're discussing the vacancy with.

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<![CDATA[Would Trestman Be a Good Fit for the Bucs?]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:04:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/459960262a.jpg
Just a few days after being spotted in Florida with Josh McCown, former Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has reportedly interviewed to become the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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<![CDATA[Add Dawson, Gaine to Bears' G.M. Interviewees]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:42:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+vs+lions.jpg
The Chicago Bears are moving quickly to fill their general manager vacancy, and they added two more names to the list on Monday as they will interview Lake Dawson and Brian Gaine.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Coach, G.M. Searches Heat Up]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:22:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/460752100.jpg
In this Monday edition of Bears Bites, we take a look at a weekend's worth of stories about the Chicago Bears, focusing mainly on the search for a new head coach and general manager.

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<![CDATA[Could Suh Solidify Bears' Defensive Line? ]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:13:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/186038793.jpg
The Chicago Bears are relatively well-set at defensive tackle (at least in relation to other positions), but could they make a push to sign one of the top free agents at the position anyway?

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<![CDATA[Report: Bears Uninterested in Rex Ryan for Coaching Vacancy]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 06:58:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/183*120/460873516.jpg
The Chicago Bears suffered through passive leadership and terrible defense in 2014, but the team is reportedly not interested in even interviewing a coach who could address both issues.

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<![CDATA[Report: Bears to Interview Ballard Wednesday]]> Sun, 04 Jan 2015 17:06:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/181*120/460870864.jpg
Last week, the Chicago Bears requested permission to interview Chris Ballard for their G.M. position, and on Sunday it was reported that conversation will take place on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Why Bears Fans Should Watch Sunday's NFL Games]]> Sun, 04 Jan 2015 12:05:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/184*120/455170952.jpg
The Chicago Bears may not be in the playoffs, but Sunday's NFL games do give fans of the team something to watch for as four teams vie for spots in the next round.

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<![CDATA[Kelly, Eagles Agree on New Power Structure ]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 17:41:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460874204.jpg
Well, it was a good dream while it lasted. The Philadelphia Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly have declared a truce in their battle over personnel decisions, which takes him off the board as a potential...]]>
<![CDATA[Long Lone Bears Player to Receive All-Pro Votes]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 12:44:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460155426.jpg
The Chicago Bears' 2014 season was a forgettable one, but one player stood out to All-Pro voters as Kyle Long received some love for his performance last year.

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