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Saturday, Dec 3, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Bears Sign Earl Bennett to Extension

Bears Sign Earl Bennett to Extension

Fans of fanciful footwear can rejoice, as Earl Bennett was signed to a contract extension that will put him in orange shoes for the Bears until 2015. The deal is believed to be valued up to $18 million. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011 at 10:31 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Bears Fan Offers Help for Bennett's Fines

Bears Fan Offers Help for Bennett's Fines

Earl Bennett received a surprise in the mail yesterday. Unlike the letters he received from the NFL notifying him of fines, this was a check from a fan. In the memo, the fan wrote, "for orange shoes/ Go Bears!"... Read »

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Bear Bites: It's Hanie Time

Bear Bites: It's Hanie Time

Welcome to Bear Bites, a rundown of Bears news from around the web. Read up on plenty of Caleb Hanie news, how Anthony Adams joked with a young Packers fan, Earl Bennett's visit with the Boys and Girls Club, how... Read »

Sunday, Nov 20, 2011 at 3:05 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

No Orange Shoes for Bennett

No Orange Shoes for Bennett
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If it was the orange shoes that brought Earl Bennett good luck the past two Sundays, he'll need to find another source this week. Read »

Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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By Michael Kaplan

League Fines Moore, Bennett; Carimi Placed on IR

League Fines Moore, Bennett; Carimi Placed on IR

Brawl leads to steep fines for Bears and Lions. Read »

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Honors for Hester

Honors for Hester

Welcome to Bear Bites, a rundown of the best Bears news from around the web. Read on for lots of Devin Hester news, including his latest award, Pro Bowl voting, Hall-of-Fame-ness, plus news on the line, Earl... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Pro Bowl-Worthy Bears

Pro Bowl-Worthy Bears

Welcome to Bear Bites, your rundown of all the best Bears news from around the web. Read on for the most Pro Bowl-worthy Bears, how Earl Bennett's fines cold mount up, expectations on fines, Chicago playing with... Read »

Monday, Nov 14, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

NFL: Cutler Can't Pay Bennett's Fines

NFL: Cutler Can't Pay Bennett's Fines

Earl Bennett's footwear has been in the spotlight this week. Last week, he was fined $5,000 for wearing orange shoes in the Bears win over Philly. Jay Cutler, who was happy to have Bennett and his can't-miss... Read »

Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Gould, Bennett Fry Each Other in McDonald's Challenge

Gould, Bennett Fry Each Other in McDonald's Challenge

Though they are teammates, Earl Bennett and Robbie Gould were competitors on Friday night at the McDonald's Best with the Best Fry Challenge. Read »

Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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By Michael Kaplan

Key Matchups: Bears vs. Lions

A Wild Card battle erupts Sunday at Soldier Field. The Lions handled the Bears... See Full Gallery »

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