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Chicago Bears QB Mitch Trubisky gets engaged to girlfriend Hillary Gallagher

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky got engaged to his girlfriend, Hillary Gallagher. She posted video of the proposal Thursday.

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Jacob Infante

2021 Senior Bowl: Recapping Day 1 of practice

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Lead Draft Analyst Jacob Infante shares his thoughts from watching Tuesday’s Senior Bowl practice in Mobile.

Practices for the 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl kicked off today, and it proved to be an entertaining day of action from start to finish.

It was an exciting feeling being down at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, and watching the drills proved to be as exciting as anticipated. With the Bears’ offseason underway, they would be wise to pay close...

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

“‘85: The Greatest Team In Football History” will air on Marquee Sports Network tonight!

Today is the 35th anniversary of the greatest team in Chicago sports history winning their last championship.

While the Chicago Bears have a lengthy championship legacy in the NFL — with the second most titles in league history (9) and the second most league championship game appearances all-time (19) — we’ve only seen one Super Bowl champion.

That 1985 team has been argued to be the greatest team ever, but it’s been a blessing and a curse for those of us that were around to seem...

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Sam Householder

35 Years in the abyss: When will the Bears walk out?

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35 years ago today the Bears last held up the championship trophy. When can we all move on though?

In the 1998 film “The Big Lebowski,” Jeff Bridges’s The Dude accuses of his best friend, Walter Sobchak, played by John Goodman, of living in the past with his constant talk of his ex-wife and constant mentions of his conversion to Judaism.

Sobchak’s retort, “Three thousand years of beautiful tradition from Moses to Sandy Koufax, you’re God damn right...

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

Mocking the Mocks: Mel Kiper has the Bears going offensive line

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In this ongoing series at WCG, we take a look at who some of the draft gurus around the internet are taking for the Chicago Bears.

The O.G. draftnik, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr., has revealed his first mock for the 2021 NFL Draft, and he has the Chicago Bears going in a familiar direction by addressing the offensive line. Kiper’s fifth offensive lineman off his board in the first round heads to the Bears in this mock in Oklahoma State’s...

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Paul Sullivan

Column: The Chicago Bears’ Super Bowl XX victory — 35 years ago today — may be their last championship, but their fans set the template on how to celebrate

A Chicago Bears dynasty never happened in the 1980s, as we’re reminded on this day every year, but it can’t erase the fact Bears fans set the template for how to do a Super Bowl. You’re welcome, America.

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Ken Mitchell

The Bear’s Den, January 25, 2021

Former Bears running back Cyril Pinder passed away Saturday at the age of 74.

Is it possible that this offseason leaves Kirk Cousins as the only starting quarterback to survive the offseason with his job?



Chicago Bears’ defensive to-do list for new DC Sean Desai – The Athletic - Sean Desai will have his work cut out for him with the 2021 Bears defense — here’s what he needs to do.

As Aaron Rodgers questions future, Bears should watch situation...

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Dan Wiederer

Aaron Rodgers’ 4th loss in an NFC title game raises a huge question for the Green Bay Packers: What if this was it?

Aaron Rodgers said he was gutted by the Packers' NFC championship game loss Sunday while acknowledging the uncertainty of his future in Green Bay.

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Jacob Infante

Ranking all 145 players at the 2021 Senior Bowl

The Bears drafted two players who played at the Senior Bowl last year, so could they do it again this year? We rank every single player traveling down to Mobile this year.

The 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner with practices taking place this week and the game kicking off on Saturday, January 30 at 1:30 p.m. Central.

In a draft season full of uncertainty, it’s nice to have a reliable constant in the form of the premier collegiate all-star game. And, for the...

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Early Free-Agent Contracts the Bears Must Consider

Despite an up-and-down campaign that ended with an 8-8 record, the Chicago Bears managed to make the playoffs in 2020...

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Colleen Kane

5 things to watch for in the Chicago Bears offseason, including finding the right fit at QB, Allen Robinson’s next move and a defensive appraisal

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace have a lot of work to do this offseason if they’re going to return to the playoffs after a second straight 8-8 season. As they zero in on what changes need to be made to the roster, here’s a snapshot look at what’s ahead.

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Ken Mitchell

The Bear’s Den, January 25, 2021

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Assistant coaching turnover continues as Chicago remakes the staff for 2021 plus “how about them Packers!”


In honor of the Green Bay Packers and their 2021 playoff run:


Why Sean Desai’s Promotion to Defensive Coordinator is Brilliant for the Bears - The Chicago Audible - The Chicago Bears have promoted Sean Desai to become the team’s third...

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Robert Zeglinski

Windy City Gridiron picks Conference Championship Weekend

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The game’s unparalleled best battle it out for spots in Super Bowl LV. How our staff sees what has definitely got to give.

They say no one sells hope like the NFL.

Every year, every team has a theoretical shot at playing relevant football. Sometimes, if they’re lucky, the football they play could even be construed as fun, or heaven forbid, aesthetically pleasing. (Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.) In a league where parity runs supreme, it’s...

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

NFL Conference Championship Sunday Open Thread

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Talk about the games right here!

It’s a championship Sunday in the NFL as the George Halas Trophy and the Lamar Hunt Trophy will be awarded to the winning teams in the NFC and the AFC respectively.

This has been an exciting postseason so far, so hopefully it continues today as well.

You guys can feel free to talk about the games or anything else that comes to mind in this open thread, just keep in mind that all our open threads are rated WCG-MA....

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Brad Biggs

There’s almost no chance the Detroit Lions trade Matthew Stafford to the Chicago Bears. But a deal elsewhere could be the 1st QB domino to fall that makes a viable option available.

As division rivals, the Chicago Bears know full well how much of an upgrade Matthew Stafford would be at quarterback — and they probably figure the Detroit Lions are unlikely to consider trading him to a team in the NFC North.

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

Chicago Bears assistant coaching news, rumors, and recap

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Could Duce Staley be the newest member of the Bears coaching staff?

The latest buzz surrounding the Chicago Bears assistant coaching search is about having some interest in Philadelphia Eagles assistant head coach/running backs coach Duce Staley. The Athletic’s Adam Jahns was the first to report Chicago’s interest in Staley, who today asked to be released from his contract with the Eagles. The Lions are also reported to have interest in him.

Staley has been...

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Phil Rosenthal

Curt Menefee, Fox’s NFL host, is also a Northwestern grad student hoping to change the world: ’This is what I need to do and what I should be doing’

Curt Menefee, the 55-year-old host of Fox Sports’ NFL pregame, halftime and postgame shows, is pursuing a graduate degree in public policy and public administration from Northwestern. “If you want some change to happen, you have to do something besides ask for change to happen,” Menefee said.

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Erik Christopher Duerrwaechter

Sean Desai, the New “Big Boss” of the Chicago Bears’ Defense

The Bears promoted Sean Desai into their defensive coordinator position. That doesn’t mean everything will remain the same.

The Chicago Bears were guaranteed of a few notable changes on defense following the conclusion of their 2020 season and playoff elimination by the New Orleans Saints. This was before Chuck Pagano officially retired from his DC position days later. Now, there is set to be more moving parts following the most recent updates from their staff.

Earlier this past week,...

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Larry Lage

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions agree to part ways, signaling the end of the QB’s 12-year run with the team

Quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions have mutually agreed to explore trading him, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said. The Lions drafted Stafford No. 1 overall in 2009, and he has two years left on a five-year, $135 million contract.

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Bears likely to let Allen Robinson test free-agent market

Allen Robinson has served as Chicago’s clear-cut No. 1 chain-mover since the 2018 season, but the Pro Bowl wideout is less than two months from free agency.

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