<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:55:51 -0500Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:55:51 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Miss Out on Veteran Cornerback Antonio Cromartie]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:05:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/antonio-cromartie-dallas.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking for help at cornerback with Kyle Fuller on the shelf, but one veteran option is off the table as Antonio Cromartie has signed with another team.]]>
<![CDATA[Tillman Talks Opening Air & Water Show With Tandem Jump]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:29:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tillman1.png
Former Chicago Bear Charles “Peanut” Tillman will help officially open the 2016 Chicago Air and Water Show Saturday by jumping with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights. He told NBC5's Michelle Relerford what made him...]]>
<![CDATA[Maddening: Bears Not Feeling Love in Video Game Ratings]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:21:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/200*120/102087413_10.jpg
The NFL released the Madden ratings of all 32 teams on Thursday, and needless to say, the Chicago Bears aren't going to be thrilled with the results.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Patriots Edge Bears 23-22 in Second Preseason Game]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 22:02:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Bears.png
The New England Patriots knocked off the Chicago Bears on Thursday night, picking up a 23-22 victory at Gillette Stadium.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Bears, Patriots Involved in Practice Field Melee]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:00:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/alshon+jeffery+GettyImages-459651652.jpg
The Chicago Bears and New England Patriots are practicing against one another in the northeast this week, but things are getting heated as the two teams were involved in a donnybrook Monday.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos vs. Bears: 3 Negatives From Chicago's Loss]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:51:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+broncos+1211.JPG
The Chicago Bears may not be worried about their preseason loss to the Denver Broncos Thursday, but there were a few areas that could cause the team some concern moving forward.]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos vs. Bears: 3 Positives From Chicago's Loss]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:11:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+broncos1.png
The Chicago Bears lost their preseason opener on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos, but there were still positives for fans to take away from the defeat.]]>
<![CDATA[Carey, Washington Suffer Injuries in Bears' Loss to Broncos]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:46:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/washington.png
The Chicago Bears' starters all got through Thursday's loss to the Denver Broncos unscathed, but the reserve players weren't as fortunate as Ka'Deem Carey, Cornelius Washington, and DeAndre Houston-Carson...]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos Shut Out Bears 22-0 in Preseason Opener]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 21:53:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler+throws+vs+raiders.jpg
The Denver Broncos handed the Chicago Bears a shutout defeat on Thursday night, taking home a 22-0 victory at Soldier Field.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos vs. Bears: Five Key Players to Watch]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:55:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bears+Broncos.png
The Chicago Bears will take the field for their first preseason game Thursday, and we have five players to keep an eye on as they make their 2016 debut.]]>
<![CDATA[What You Can and Can’t Bring to the Bears vs. Broncos Game ]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP316761817367.jpg
The NFL recommends fans avoid bringing any bags into the game if necessary.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Sign Mike Adams, Waive Nick Becton]]> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:47:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mike+adams+GettyImages-143822058.jpg
The Chicago Bears made a tweak to their offensive line depth on Wednesday, signing veteran tackle Mike Adams and waiving Nick Becton.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Mark Sanchez to Start for Broncos vs. Bears Thursday]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:02:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Mark-Sanchez-SinUniforme.jpg
The Denver Broncos are going to give quarterback Mark Sanchez the first crack at being Peyton Manning's replacement when they play the Chicago Bears on Thursday night at Soldier Field.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[First Thoughts: Denver Broncos vs. Chicago Bears]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:31:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-503282512.jpg
The Chicago Bears will kick off their preseason on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos, and both teams are aiming to answer a slew of questions after active offseasons.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Release First Depth Chart Ahead of Preseason Opener]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:25:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-490522918.jpg
For the first time this summer, the Chicago Bears have updated their depth chart as they prepare to face the Denver Broncos on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bears' Hroniss Grasu Out for Season]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:46:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16210725365995.jpg
Reports surfaced Sunday that Chicago Bears center Hroniss Grasu suffered a torn ACL during a weekend practice, and on Monday head coach John Fox confirmed that the center will miss the entire 2016 season.

Photo Credit: Nam Huh/AP
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Hroniss Grasu Injured, Carted Away During Bears' Practice]]> Sat, 06 Aug 2016 16:11:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hroniss+Grasu+GettyImages-498319442.jpg
The Chicago Bears could soon be left scrambling for options at their center position, as Hroniss Grasu suffered what John Fox called a potentially serious knee injury.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Bear Martellus Bennett Slams Jay Cutler]]> Wed, 03 Aug 2016 21:21:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/martellus+bennett+jay+cutler+GettyImages-490522886.jpg
Just one day after a former teammate called him an MVP candidate, another of Jay Cutler’s former teammates had some decidedly less kind things to say.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Marshall: 'I Truly Believe' Cutler Can be MVP]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:42:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler+throws+vs+raiders.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will look to build upon a solid 2015 season this year, but one former teammate is bullish on his chances to do a whole lot better.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bears to Practice at Suburban High School]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:35:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-453699878.jpg
Just about every NFL player grew up playing under the bright lights of their high schools on Friday nights, and later this month, the Chicago Bears will get to experience that feeling again.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Did 'Bachelorette' JoJo Fletcher Pick Jordan Rodgers?]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 08:24:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jojo4.jpg
Looks like Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher is officially engaged to Jordan Rodgers. The only question now is will the wedding be a full family affair?

Photo Credit: GC Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears' Willie Young Signs Contract Extension]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:29:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/willie+young+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears have made a splash at training camp on Saturday morning, agreeing to a two-year contract extension with outside linebacker Willie Young.]]>
<![CDATA[Leonard Floyd Carted Off Field at Bears Practice]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:14:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16167641466915.jpg
Chicago Bears training camp is kicking off on Thursday, and there's already bad news on the horizon as Leonard Floyd left practice early.

Photo Credit: Nam Y. Huh/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Devin Hester Released by Falcons Tuesday ]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:21:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/devin+hester+falcons.jpg
The Atlanta Falcons cut kick returner Devin Hester on Tuesday, but could a reunion with the Chicago Bears make sense for both sides?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tillman Officially Retires as a Member of the Bears]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:06:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tillman+bears+retire.png
The Chicago Bears said goodbye to one of the best players in franchise history on Friday as Charles Tillman signed a one-day deal to retire as a member of the team.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears' Rival Looking to Host Future NFL Draft]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:27:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nfl-draft-generic.jpg
The Chicago Bears have hosted the last two NFL Drafts in the Windy City, but one of the team's biggest rivals is angling to host the selection show in the future.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Training Camp Positional Preview: Running Back]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:18:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/carey+langford+bears+GettyImages-503263140.jpg
With Matt Forte heading to the Big Apple, the Chicago Bears have some giant question marks at running back as they enter the 2016 training camp.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tillman Lands New Gig After Retirement]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:35:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tillman.png
Former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been retired for three days, but he's already got a new job lined up.]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do in Bourbonnais During Bears Training Camp]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:53:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+helmets+grass.jpg
The Chicago Bears wrap up practices early in the afternoon, but fans hungry for lunch have a multitude of dining options available just a short drive from Olivet Nazarene University.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:34:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/133866422.jpg
After spending 12 of his 13 NFL seasons with the Chicago Bears, cornerback Charles Tillman will officially retire as a member of the team on Thursday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Training Camp Positional Preview: Quarterback]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:46:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler+throws+vs+raiders.jpg
The Chicago Bears will report to Bourbonnais for training camp next week, and while the starting quarterback job belongs to Jay Cutler, the back-up battle is just heating up.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Set to Meet with Amini Silatolu: Report]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:59:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-144254999.jpg
The Chicago Bears have already made significant moves to bolster their offensive line, but they could be adding another piece from the defending NFC champions.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Aaron Rodgers' Brotherly Rift Featured on 'The Bachelorette']]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rogers.png
After Jordan Rodgers first talked about his troubled relationship with his brother Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers on “The Bachelorette" last week, it appears things could be even worse than...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Former Bear Charles Tillman Announces Retirement]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:31:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/163*120/bears+lions+0006.jpg
Former Chicago Bear Charles “Peanut” Tillman announced Monday that he is retiring from the NFL, marking an end to a 13-year career.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Alshon Jeffery Doesn't Reach Long-Term Deal With Bears]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:30:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/alshon+jeffery+GettyImages-459651652.jpg
After Friday's deadline to sign a long-term deal came and went, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will play the 2016 season under the team's franchise tag tender offer.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Aaron Rodgers' Brother Slams NFL Star on 'Bachelorette']]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:15:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rogers.png
Jordan Rodgers had some harsh things to say about his brother, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers, during Monday’s episode of “The Bachelorette.”

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Claim Connor Shaw Off Waivers From Browns]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:03:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4549566741.jpg
Add another name to the list of candidates for the Chicago Bears' back-up quarterback competition, as Connor Shaw has been claimed off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns.]]>
<![CDATA[Matt Forte: 'I Feel Bad' for Jay Cutler]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 19:05:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1042727064.jpg
Matt Forte is no longer with the Chicago Bears after signing with the New York Jets this offseason, but he still has thoughts on the way that Jay Cutler is treated in the Windy City.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Read Buddy Ryan's Letter to 1981 Bears Who Saved His Job]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:18:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Buddy+Ryan1.png
Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan nearly lost his job after the 1981 season, but when players stood up for the coach, he never forgot their loyalty.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Iconic Chicago Bears Coach Buddy Ryan Dies]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:10:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Buddy+Ryan.png
Buddy Ryan, a legendary NFL coach known for masterminding the iconic defense of the 1985 Chicago Bears, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Marquess Wilson Breaks Foot During Practice Tuesday]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:00:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/marquess+wilson.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson has suffered yet another injury, this time a broken foot that he sustained during practice on Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Alshon Jeffery Joins Bears at Mini-Camp, Talks Contract]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:40:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-453565844.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is back with the team as they begin mandatory mini-camp, and he talked with reporters about the status of contract talks between the two sides.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Former Bear Bryan Robinson Found Dead in Motel Room: Report]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:06:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bryan+robinson+GettyImages-1380080.jpg
Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson was found dead in a motel room late Saturday, the Chicago Tribune reports. He was 41. He was discovered at the Midpoint Motel in Milwaukee Saturday night...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Cheesehead No More: Packers Star Off the Dairy Bandwagon]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:05:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/461346602.jpg
The Green Bay Packers are known for their football prowess and their fans' adoration of cheese, but one of the biggest stars in team history is now saying no to all things dairy.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Sign Jonathan Bullard to 4-Year Contract]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:01:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-512855834.jpg
The Chicago Bears now have all of their 2016 NFL Draft picks under contract, as defensive end Jonathan Bullard agreed to a four-year deal with the team.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Sign First Round Pick Leonard Floyd to Contract]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:52:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498224708.jpg
And then there were eight: the Chicago Bears signed first round pick Leonard Floyd to a contract on Friday afternoon, meaning that eight of their nine draft picks are now under contract with the team.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Announce 2016 Training Camp Schedule]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 13:09:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Bears.png
The Chicago Bears will once again head to Olivet Nazarene University for their annual training camp this summer, and on Monday the team announced the full schedule for their 10 practices in Bourbonnais.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>