<![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-usWed, 07 Dec 2016 10:47:59 -0600Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:47:59 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former Bears RB Rashaan Salaam Dies at Age 42]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:44:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1401599.jpg
Tragedy once again struck the football world on Tuesday afternoon, as it was reported that former Chicago Bears first round pick Rashaan Salaam has passed away at the age of 42.

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<![CDATA[Snow Joke: Bears, 49ers Make History with Bad First Quarter]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:28:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627686318.png
Take a game between two teams with a combined three wins on the season, add a healthy helping of snow, and you get some NFL history as the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49'ers set a mark for futility in their...

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<![CDATA[Bears Blowout 49ers 26-6]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:53:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627685012.png
After a slow start, the Chicago Bears pounded the San Francisco 49'ers 26-6 to improve their record to 3-9 on the season.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler to Undergo Shoulder Surgery Over Weekend]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:48:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624669094.png
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is dealing with a serious shoulder problem, and John Fox revealed just how serious the issue is on Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Charles Tillman Jumps Out of Airplane]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:04:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000020885670_1200x675_821104707513.jpg
Charles Tillman may be retired from the NFL, but he's not exactly taking it easy in retirement. Watch as he jumps out of an airplane while spending the day with the U.S. Special Operations Command Para-Commando...]]>
<![CDATA[Danny Trevathan to Be Placed on Injured Reserve by Bears]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:37:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626167608.png
The Chicago Bears' injury situation, already horrendous, somehow got even worse on Sunday as linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered a serious knee injury.

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<![CDATA[Bears Fall to Titans at Soldier Field, 27-21]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:40:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626140130.png
The lowly Chicago Bears mounted a furious fourth quarter comeback on Sunday afternoon, but it was all for naught as they lost 27-21 to the Tennessee titans.

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<![CDATA[Cubs' Ben Zobrist Cancels Appearance at Bears Game]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 12:19:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-621152358.png
Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist was planning on bringing the World Series trophy to the Bears game on Sunday, and while fans still got to see the coveted hardware, they weren't able to catch a glimpse of the...

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<![CDATA[Bears Miss Out on Signing Highly-Touted Quarterback: Reports]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:52:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493780918.png
The Chicago Bears ultimately signed David Fales to be their back-up quarterback, but according to multiple reports, they were looking at signing another player that could have been a piece for the future of the...

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<![CDATA[John Fox Provides Update on Jay Cutler's Injury Status]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:05:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624668998.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was rumored to be out for the season after injuring his shoulder during Sunday's loss to the New York Giants, but head coach John Fox refuted those reports during his...

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Fales, Place Miller on Injured Reserve]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:33:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-500206222.jpg
As expected, the Chicago Bears signed quarterback David Fales on Wednesday, but the corresponding roster move adds yet another injury concern to an increasingly beaten-up team.

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<![CDATA[Bears Plan to Sign New Quarterback After Cutler Injury]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:49:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fales.png
The Chicago Bears are preparing to be without Jay Cutler, as they've reportedly brought back a familiar face to play quarterback in his absence.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Jay Cutler Suffered Shoulder Injury vs. Giants]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:55:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624669114.jpg
The Chicago Bears already are dealing with enough injury concerns, but now they may have to deal with losing Jay Cutler for a long stretch of time.

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<![CDATA[Mexican Artists' Helmet Redesign Confuses Bears Fans]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:10:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-158757128.png
For the NFL's first game in Mexico since 2005, the league asked Mexican artists to reimagine the helmets of all 32 teams. While they were undoubtedly creative, the BEa

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<![CDATA[Jerrell Freeman Suspended for Four Games by NFL]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:51:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/freeman+getty.png
Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, the league announced Monday.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Floyd Leaves Bears Game After Scary Collision]]> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:25:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-612054368.png
Chicago Bears first round draft pick Leonard Floyd was having an incredible game on Sunday against the New York Giants, but concerns about football are all secondary after he was carted off the field after...

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<![CDATA[Zach Miller, Josh Sitton Leave Bears Game With Injuries]]> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:24:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/zach+miller+GettyImages-624637252.png
The Chicago Bears came into Sunday's game banged up, but their injury situation has grown even more dire as they've lost two more key members of their offense.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Needs Multiple Surgeries Before Returning: Report]]> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:21:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-623034360.png
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury earlier this week, but that isn't the only injury that he'll need repaired before he can return to the football field....

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<![CDATA[Bears Fall to Giants, 22-16]]> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:49:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624649118.png
The Chicago Bears had a chance late, but the New York Giants managed to fend them off in a 22-16 victory at MetLife Stadium Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Unrein, Massie Out for Bears vs. Giants Sunday]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:27:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-498318638.png
The Chicago Bears will be short-handed when they battle the New York Giants on Sunday as three players were ruled out of the game on Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Massie, Unrein Doubtful for Bears Sunday vs. Giants]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:59:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-588933640.jpg
The Chicago Bears are dealing with a slew of injuries, and several players could miss Sunday's game against the New York Giants.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Out for Rest of Season: Report]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:23:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608135388.jpg
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long is widely regarded as one of the team's most influential leaders, but he got some awful injury news on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bears' Alshon Jeffery Suspended by NFL]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:31:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-453565844.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, it was revealed Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Conte Delivers Strong Message to Chicago After Interception]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:02:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/conte.png
Former Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte was known more for his shortcomings than his interceptions when he was with the team, but he got a measure of revenge in Sunday's game in Tampa Bay.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears' Jordan Howard Looks to End Late Father's Disease]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:02:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jordan+howard+dad.png
Jordan Howard's NFL career is taking flight. But off the field, the rookie running back has dedicated himself to raising awareness of the disease that took his father's life.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Weighs in On Donald Trump's Election Victory]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:22:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-610473600.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler didn't make an endorsement during the presidential campaign, but after Donald Trump's victory, the football star weighed in on the election results.

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<![CDATA[Former Bears Safety Antrel Rolle Announces Retirement]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 12:20:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485288530.jpg
After suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2015, former Chicago Bears safety Antrel Rolle was unable to find a new gig in the NFL this season, and on Monday he announced his retirement.

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<![CDATA[Cavallari Tweets Message to Cutler's Critics After Bears Win]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:35:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583625892.jpg
Jay Cutler may not be the most beloved quarterback in football, but after a strong performance during Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, his wife has a message for all his critics.

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<![CDATA[Howard Makes History in Bears' Win Over Vikings]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:11:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/209*120/howard1.png
Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard racked up 202 all-purpose yards on Monday night in a victory over the Minnesota Vikings, and his night was a record-breaking one for the team.]]>
<![CDATA[Long, Sitton Out for Bears vs. Vikings Monday]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:47:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608135388.jpg
The Chicago Bears will have Jay Cutler back under center when they take on the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, but the quarterback will be without two of his best offensive linemen.

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<![CDATA[Brian Hoyer Placed on Injured Reserve by Bears]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:27:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/injured1024.jpg
The Chicago Bears are down another quarterback this season, as Brian Hoyer has been placed on injured reserve with a broken left arm.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Cleared to Return to Bears After Thumb Injury]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:24:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-613628850.jpg
After Brian Hoyer was injured against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, it appears that Jay Cutler is going to come back into the fold after he was cleared to return to practice Monday.

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<![CDATA[Brian Hoyer Leaves Bears-Packers Game With Injury]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:09:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+hoyer+GettyImages-615941618.png
Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer has been having a solid year for the team, but things took a bad turn Thursday as he's had to come out of the team's game against the Green Bay Packers with an apparent...

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<![CDATA[Robbie Gould Lands New NFL Gig: Reports]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:17:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/gould1020.jpg
Former Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould has apparently found a new gig, as multiple reports are out that he is joining the New York Giants.

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<![CDATA[Bears Activate Pernell McPhee From PUP List Thursday]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:52:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496046258.jpg
The Chicago Bears will get a key member of their defense back this week as linebacker Pernell McPhee was activated from the physically unable to perform list.

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<![CDATA[Packers 26, Bears 10]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:47:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+GettyImages-615035680.png
The Chicago Bears are now 1-6 on the season after dropping a 26-10 decision to the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Shields, Starks Ruled Out for Packers vs. Bears Thursday]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:51:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sam+shields.png
The Chicago Bears will play the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night, but their NFC North rivals will be without a couple of key players for the rivalry game.]]>
<![CDATA[Jaguars Score Comeback Victory vs. Bears Sunday]]> Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:03:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+hoyer+GettyImages-615035822.png
The Jacksonville Jaguars trailed by 13 points at halftime, but they stormed back and beat the Chicago Bears 17-16 at Soldier Field on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Fall to Colts, 29-23]]> Sun, 09 Oct 2016 14:31:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+GettyImages-613624128.png
The Chicago Bears are now 1-4 on the regular season after a 29-23 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday afternoon. .

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Unlikely to Play Sunday Against Colts]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:02:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+jay+cutler+GettyImages-602408512.png
For the third consecutive game, it appears that Jay Cutler will not be in the lineup for the Chicago Bears as they take on the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Kevin White Placed on Injured Reserve After Ankle Injury]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:41:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6120398842.jpg
The Chicago Bears' nightmarish run of injuries has claimed another victim as wide receiver Kevin White has been placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury.

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<![CDATA[John Fox Hints That Cutler May Not Be Starter Upon Return]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:03:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*121/GettyImages-612039330.jpg
Chicago Bears head coach John Fox is keeping his plans for the starting quarterback position close to the chest, as he refuses to say whether Jay Cutler will be the starter when he returns from injury.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged After Running Onto Soldier Field in Gorilla Suit]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:31:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/angelo+gorilla+suit+bears+game.png
A person wearing a gorilla suit ran onto the field during the fourth quarter of the Chicago Bears game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Players React to First Win of Season]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:19:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019922186_1200x675_777989187545.jpg
The Chicago Bears hadn't beaten the Detroit Lions since 2012 and hadn't won a home game in nearly a year, but they broke both of those streaks Sunday with win over the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.]]>
<![CDATA[Person in Gorilla Suit Runs on Field During Bears Game]]> Sun, 02 Oct 2016 19:21:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16276728515162-Gorilla-Fan.jpg
A person wearing a gorilla suit ran onto the field during the fourth quarter of the Chicago Bears game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Sunday.

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