<![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 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:05 -0500 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:05 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Brandon Marshall Demands Apology Over ESPN Profile]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:15:58 -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.]]>
<![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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<![CDATA[Three Keys to a Bears Victory Over San Francisco]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:52:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Giants-Bears-TNF.jpg
The Chicago Bears will look to notch their first victory of the season as they take on the San Francisco 49'ers on Sunday night, and we have three keys to victory for the Monsters of the Midway.

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<![CDATA[Jared Allen Talks Bears, Super Bowl Dreams]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:32:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/jared+allen+int.jpg
On Sunday, all eyes will be on Bears defensive lineman Jared Allen, one of the NFL’s all-time sack leaders who earlier this year signed with Chicago and now has grand plans to lead his new team to the...]]>
<![CDATA[Bears vs. 49'ers: Five Bears Players to Watch ]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:42:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears_Santonio-2.jpg
The Chicago Bears are in for a big test Sunday against the San Francisco 49'ers, but if these five players can step up, they have the potential to shock the world and win a tough road battle.

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<![CDATA[Cutler in for Biggest Test of His Career vs. 49'ers ]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:08:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/176*120/tlmd_cutler_contrato_bears.JPG
The Chicago Bears are trying to avoid going 0-2 to start the season, but against the San Francisco 49'ers, Jay Cutler is in for the biggest test of his career.

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<![CDATA["75 Percent Chance" Marshall, Jeffery Out Sunday]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:07:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1586863201.jpg
The Chicago Bears are already short-handed going into Sunday night's game against the San Francisco 49'ers, but if a report comes to fruition, things will get worse as Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall...

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<![CDATA[Away Team Gets Underwhelming, Beige Locker Room at Levi's Stadium]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008219175_1200x675_328613955553.jpg
The visiting team gets a beige, smaller locker room at Levi's Stadium. Project executive Jack Hill said the room is supposed to make the away players feel calm and "underwhelmed."]]>
<![CDATA[49ers' New Stadium Features "Mundane" Visitors' Locker Room]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:38:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/VISITOR-LOCKER-ROOM-VO---00000709.jpg
The Chicago Bears will likely face several challenges on the field during Sunday's match against the San Francisco 49ers, but the team could also face a hurdle off the field as they head for their locker room.

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<![CDATA[Bears Cut Fales, Fiametta as Roster Moves Continue ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:56:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/453981648.jpg
The Chicago Bears are clearing out roster spots to bolster their depth at wide receiver and offensive line, and on Friday they did just that by waiving David Fales and cutting Tony Fiametta and Kelvin Hayden.

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<![CDATA[Do Bears Have Personnel to Succeed Against 49ers? ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:12:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454862190.jpg
The Chicago Bears are dealing with some pretty big injuries, but will that prevent them from deploying an effective gameplan against the San Francisco 49'ers?

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<![CDATA[Slauson, Garza Ruled Out for Bears vs. 49'ers]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:21:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/167*120/451168849.jpg
The Chicago Bears will field different starters on their offensive line for the first time since 2012 on Sunday, as Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson will both miss the game with high ankle sprains.

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<![CDATA[McCaskey Issues Statement on Goodell, Rice ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/goodell-ray-rice.jpg
Chicago Bears Chairman George H. McCaskey issued a statement concerning the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice situation Thursday, calling Roger Goodell "a man of integrity" and saying that NFL fans deserve to know...

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<![CDATA[Marshall, Jeffery Among Bears Missing Practice Wednesday]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:38:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1586863201.jpg
The Chicago Bears had some big-time injuries on offense in Sunday's loss to the Buffalo Bills, and several players, including Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, missed practice with those ailments.

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<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Marshall to Play Sunday vs. 49'ers]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:21:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/454861322.jpg
The Chicago Bears didn't have a lot to hang their hats on in Sunday's loss to the Buffalo Bills, but in this edition of Bears Bites, we dig for good news (and get some, in the case of Brandon Marshall).

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<![CDATA[Offensive Line vs. Receiver: Which Injuries Hurt Bears More?]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454854134.jpg
The Chicago Bears have four starters on offense dealing with injuries, but is it the offensive line or the wide receiving corps that's more effected by the ailments?

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Britton, Release Spurlock ]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:48:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/453363376.jpg
The Chicago Bears shored up their offensive line depth on Tuesday as they signed Eben Britton back onto the roster. To make room, they also released wide receiver Micheal Spurlock.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. 49'ers: First Look ]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:36:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/184*120/454876238_10.jpg
The Chicago Bears showed some serious flaws against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, and if they aren't careful, those same mistakes could be their undoing against the San Francisco 49'ers.

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<![CDATA[Bears Should Keep Peat, Fisher in Mind at 2015 Draft]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:36:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/188*120/1512915151.jpg
In this week's Saturday Standouts, we take a look at a couple of Pac-12 offensive linemen that caught our eye this weekend, as well as an ACC linebacker whose instincts and athleticism could appeal to...

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<![CDATA[Bears Fans React to Bills Loss]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008728251_1200x675_326423107607.jpg
How's your average Chicagoan feeling after the Bears lost a heartbreaker to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday? Take a listen ..]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler, Conte Deserve Patience, Criticism from Fans ]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:10:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/454859338.jpg
The Chicago Bears dropped a tough 23-20 decision to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, and while it may be tempting to heap blame upon Chris Conte and Jay Cutler, there were positives to take out of their performances...

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<![CDATA[Trestman's Questionable Play Calls Cost Bears Sunday ]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:09:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/453981638.jpg
The Chicago Bears' offense got off to a hot start on Sunday, but when Marc Trestman tried to get a bit fancier with things, the decision ended up costing the team.

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<![CDATA[Report: Bears to Sign Safety Ahmad Dixon ]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:08:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4600725991.jpg
The Chicago Bears have been looking for answers at the safety position for the past nine months, and apparently that search will continue as they are reportedly set to sign Ahmad Dixon off of the...

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<![CDATA[Jeffery Injures Hamstring in Bears' Loss to Bills]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:09:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454854134.jpg
The Chicago Bears are already down two offensive linemen against the Buffalo Bills, but they are now down one of their top receivers as Alshon Jeffery left the game with a leg injury and didn't return.

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<![CDATA[Game Photos: Bears vs. Bills]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:12:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*122/454853006.jpg
The Chicago Bears took on the Buffalo Bills Sunday in their home opener.

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<![CDATA[Slauson, Garza Both Suffer Ankle Injuries in Bears' Loss]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:05:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/167*120/451168849.jpg
The Chicago Bears lost a tough game to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but they also lost two of their top offensive linemen as Matt Slauson and Roberto Garza both suffered ankle injuries in the game.

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<![CDATA[Bills Beat Bears 23-20 ]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:08:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454854134.jpg
Thanks to a Dan Carpenter field goal, the Chicago Bears fell in overtime to the Buffalo Bills by a score of 23-20 on Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Bills vs. Bears: 3 Key Players to a Chicago Victory ]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:10:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/173*120/453357690.jpg
Which players will be key for the Chicago Bears as they go for a season-opening win over the Buffalo Bills? We look to all three phases of the game to answer that question in our first Three Key Players edition...

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<![CDATA[Bills vs. Bears: Three Keys to a Chicago Bears Victory]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 08:55:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/176705447.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be looking to win their home opener on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, but how can they do it? Grizzly Detail has your answers here.

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<![CDATA[Allen, Mills Look to Answer Health Questions in Week 1]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:34:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/136320022.jpg
The Chicago Bears were bitten hard by the injury bug last season, and if they're going to be successful in 2014, they'll need players like Jared Allen and Jordan Mills to stay on the field and stay productive.

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<![CDATA[Trestman Reacts to Jim Kelly Kicking Cancer]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:16:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jim_Kelly_9-5.jpg
Count Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman among those happy to hear the news that former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is cancer free.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Will Rotate Captain Spots in 2014 Season ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:23:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/182*120/453621966.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be rotating safeties on Sunday afternoon, but the game against the Buffalo Bills will also be the debut of the team's new rotating captaincy.

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<![CDATA[Bears Make Case as Illinois' Team in Facebook Fan Map ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:09:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears_Santonio.jpg
The Chicago Bears are widely regarded as "Chicago's Team," but according to a new fan map based on Facebook likes, they can stake a claim to just about the entire state of Illinois.

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