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Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 4:02 PM
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By Peggy Kusinski

Patrick Mannelly on Playing Another Year: "We Will See"

Patrick Mannelly on Playing Another Year:

At 38 years old, Bears long snapper Mannelly holds the franchise record playing 245 games in a Bears uniform. It could be more if he decides to play in 2014. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 3:47 PM
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By James Neveau

Reports: Mannelly Will Either Play for Bears or Retire

Reports: Mannelly Will Either Play for Bears or Retire

The Chicago Bears brought in a new long snapper on Monday when they signed Chad Rempel, but that may not necessarily mean that long-time Bear Patrick Mannelly is done in the Windy City. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Bears Sign Long Snapper to 3-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears made a minor signing on Monday night, inking long snapper Chad Rempel to a 3-year contract. Read »

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:33 PM
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By James Neveau

Patrick Mannelly to Receive Ed Block Award

Patrick Mannelly to Receive Ed Block Award

Chicago Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly has spent 16 seasons with the team, and on Friday it was announced that his teammates had voted for him to receive the Ed Block Courage Award. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 5:31 AM
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By James Neveau

Bears Bites: Mannelly Looks Doubtful for Sunday

Bears Bites: Mannelly Looks Doubtful for Sunday

In today's edition of Bears Bites, we highlight a great breakdown of the Chicago Bears' successful 4th-and-1 conversion and Brandon Marshall's take on the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal. Read »

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Which Bears Have the Best Rooms in Bourbonnais?

Which Bears Have the Best Rooms in Bourbonnais?

For the three weeks before the NFL season starts, the Chicago Bears make their home at Olivet-Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. This means every member of the team lives in a dorm room. Which player has the... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Joe DeCamillis Won't Let Injury Stop Him from Coaching

Joe DeCamillis Won't Let Injury Stop Him from Coaching

Special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis was injured in an accident at the Cowboys special teams. Though it still affects him, it doesn't keep him from coaching. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Patrick Mannelly Looking Forward to 16th Season, New Special Teams Coach

Patrick Mannelly Looking Forward to 16th Season, New Special Teams Coach

Patrick Mannelly has been around the Bears since 1998. As the team's long-snapper, he's been around four head coaches and several special teams coordinators. He's been a part of some of the best special teams... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 9:21 PM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Bears Bring Creature Comforts to Camp

Bears Bring Creature Comforts to Camp

Just like college kids moving into dorms, the Bears showed up at Olivet-Nazarene University in Bourbonnais on Tuesday. They brought with them the random items and requests college kids bring, too. Read »

Monday, Nov 21, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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By Maggie Hendricks

Bear Bites: Thumbwatch 2011

Bear Bites: Thumbwatch 2011

Welcome to Bear Bites. Normally, the morning after a win, we share with you plenty of happy news about how well the Bears played, but the news is different this morning. Reports about Jay Cutler's broken... Read »

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