Chicago Bears Betting News

Bears rookie WR Kevin White participates in 11-on-11 drills

washingtontimes.com - Dec 9, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Chicago Bears receiver Kevin White participated Wednesday in 11-on-11 drills, another step as the rookie works his way back from a left shin injury that has sidelined him all season. The No. 7 overall draft pick, White feels like he can "contribute whenever they want ...

Washington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

After losing last week in overtime to San Francisco, the Chicago Bears are now just 1-8 straight up and 3-6 against the spread in their last nine home games. The Bears hope to buck that trend when they host the Washington Redskins at Soldier Field Sunday.   Point spread: The Bears opened as one-point favorites; the total was 44 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odd

Bears WR Eddie Royal practices for first time since Oct. 30

chicagotribune.com - Dec 9, 2015

Bears receiver Eddie Royal took a step Wednesday toward returning to game action, practicing for the first time since Oct. 30. He has missed the last five games with a sprained left knee. “We haven’t been able to keep our same wide receiver group together for some time,” coach John Fox said. “Obviously...

This unique NFL betting situation will make you a believer in trap games

covers.com - Dec 9, 2015

Trap games are the sport betting equivalent of the "Boogie Man". The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective believes trap games are very real and unearth one particular situation that all NFL bettors should be checking for each and every week.

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Jay Cutler to Alshon Jeffery: What went wrong?

chicagotribune.com - Dec 9, 2015

Jay Cutler didn’t need the film review. The missed opportunities were already ingrained in his head. From the two stalled drives early to a costly interception returned for a touchdown to the offense’s inability to put a struggling San Francisco 49ers defense away, Cutler knew the Chicago Bears...

jay cutler "I know for a fact that we’re not going to like watching the film (Monday),"

NFL: Injury ends 49ers tight end Celek's season

insidebayarea.com - Dec 9, 2015

Tampa Bay will have to finish its push for a playoff berth without rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander. The fourth-round draft pick who has started all 12 games and been the team's most consistent playmaker on defense has been suspended for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. He will sit out the final four games of the regular season without pay.

Bears can do better than Shea McClellin at inside linebacker

chicagotribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

Of all the confounding statistics in professional football one of the most basic plays in the game — tackling the man with the ball — somehow remains open to subjective interpretation. Teams prefer to do their own count and add or subtract, especially assisted tackles, based on what coaches see...

Bears bring in 6 wide receivers, including Proviso West's Kyle Prater

chicagotribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Chicago Bears brought in six wide receivers for a look at Halas Hall on Tuesday, likely with an eye toward potential moves for 2016. Former Chargers wide receiver Danario Alexander headlined a list of players brought in. Serious injuries to both knees have prevented him from playing since 2012...

Stephen Paea expected to miss homecoming against Chicago Bears

washingtonpost.com - Dec 8, 2015

The defensive lineman was one of several players to have injuries evaluated after Monday night's game.

Stephen Paea expected to miss at least one or two games with toe injury

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

Stephen Paea sustained a grade-two toe sprain in Monday's 19-16 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, which coach Jay Gruden said will keep the Washington Redskins' defensive end out at least one to two games. Paea played just 10 snaps on Monday's before leaving the game. Paea will miss Sunday's game ...

Bears place TE Martellus Bennett on season-ending IR

sbnation.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Bears also announced that they have signed TE Rob Housler. The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have placed tight end Martellus Bennett on season-ending injured reserve with a rib injury. One of Jay Cutler's favorite targets, Bennett leads the team with 53 receptions this season. His 439 receiving yards are good for third on the team behind Alshon Jeffery and Marquess Wilson

Martellus Bennett Injury: Updates on Bears Star's Ribs and Recovery

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday due to a lingering rib injury.  Continue for updates. Bears Sign Rob Housler to Replace Bennett Tuesday, Dec. 8 Zach Zaidman of the Chicago Bears Radio Network passed along word Bennett landed on IR because of a rib injury and replaced him on the active roster with Housler, who made one catch in

49ers exposed flaws in Bears' makeup

chicagotribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Bears had themselves well positioned. A surge of three wins over four games allowed John Fox’s team to squeeze into the background of the NFC playoff picture. And with a winnable Week 13 home game against the San Francisco 49ers on the schedule, the Bears seemed as if they’d propel forward...

Injury roundup: Bears place Martellus Bennett on IR

nfl.com - Dec 8, 2015

Martellus Bennett's season is over. The veteran Chicago Bears tight end was placed on season-ending injured reserve with fractured ribs. Chicago signed tight end Rob Housler to replace him.

Bears place TE Bennett on season-ending IR

espn.go.com - Dec 8, 2015

Bears place TE Bennett on season-ending IR

Vote for Aaron Rodgers for Clutch Performer of the Week

packers.com - Dec 8, 2015

61-yard Hail Mary TD one of five nominees in online vote

Authorities: Kristin Cavallari's brother was arrested days before disappearance

chicagotribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

Investigators are trying to piece together what happened to reality TV personality Kristin Cavallari's brother, who hasn't been heard from since his car was found abandoned more than a week ago near a remote dirt road in Utah. Michael Cavallari, 30, lives in Southern California and was arrested...

jay cutler "No, We stayed focused, and we adjust better than anybody."
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Redskins Set Sights On Chicago Bears

redskins.com - Dec 7, 2015

With Monday's game against the Dallas Cowboys officially a thing of the past, the Washington Redskins set their focus to their NFC North foe, the Chicago Bears.

Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 13 Win

bleacherreport.com - Dec 7, 2015

The first major takeaway from the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 13 win on Sunday? They probably should have lost. The Chicago Bears outplayed the Niners in all phases of that game—offense, defense and special teams. The San Francisco offense scored just 14 points during regulation, the defense gave up a whopping 170 rushing yards, and special teams gave up a 74-yard kick return that should

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Bears' long-term goals intact with playoff hopes about gone

washingtontimes.com - Dec 7, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears understand their playoff chances essentially got tossed into Lake Michigan. Right tackle Kyle Long insisted their long-term hopes did not. "I promise you, it will get better," he said Monday. "Gosh, we're in every game. But it's not good enough and we ...

jarvis jenkins "Obviously the playoffs are a long shot, We can’t go in these last couple of game saying the season is over. These last four games are definitely going to be a test of character for the whole team."

Search on for NFL quarterback Jay Cutler’s brother-in-law

seattletimes.com - Dec 7, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators on Monday were trying to piece together what happened to NFL quarterback Jay Cutler’s brother-in-law, whose abandoned car was found more than a week ago with its engine on and the air bag deployed near a remote dirt road in Utah. Michael Cavallari, 30, lives in Southern California and […]

jay cutler "No, We stayed focused, and we adjust better than anybody."
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Martellus Bennett is 'day-to-day' with rib injury, remains risky in fantasy leagues

sbnation.com - Dec 7, 2015

The Bears' tight end remains aggravated from a rib injury. We break down the fantasy implications. Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett is "truly day-to-day," head coach John Fox said according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson. Bennett has been dealing with a rib injury in recent weeks, and the Bears' tight end appeared to aggravate the injury during the third quarter of the team's 26-20

Brandon Marshall sets new NFL mark with 1,000-yard season

yardbarker.com - Dec 7, 2015

New York Jets receiver Brandon Marshall produced 121 receiving yards in Week 12, pushing him over 1,000 for the season and making him the first receiver ever to reach 1,000 receiving yards for four different NFL teams. Marshall now has at least one 1,000-yard season with the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears and Jets. “It’s been an interesting career so far,” Marshall said, via P

brandon marshall "It’s been an interesting career so far, I usually wait ’til the end of the season to think about what I’ve accomplished. But I’ve had a lot of different quarterbacks, and I’m proud that I’ve been able to be productive with a lot of quarterbacks."
brandon marshall "Chicago, that was home for us, I feel like I should still be there. Sometimes I have bitterness about it. That’s the place we called home. We loved it. But I’ve been really happy here."

Brandon Marshall is first receiver with 1,000-yard seasons for four teams

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 7, 2015

The Jets traded a fifth-round pick to the Bears for wide receiver Brandon Marshall this offseason and it’s a move that has paid off handsomely for the Jets. Marshall had 12 catches for 131 yards and the game-tying touchdown in the fourth quarter in Sunday’s overtime win against the Giants. That leaves him with 83…

brandon marshall "It’s been an interesting career so far, I usually wait ’til the end of the season to think about what I’ve accomplished. But I’ve had a lot of different quarterbacks, and I’m proud that I’ve been able to be productive with a lot of quarterbacks. In Denver, I was immature and didn’t understand everything about the game. In Miami, I fit in for a while, but they made the right decision trading me. Chicago, that was home for us. I feel like I should still be there. Sometimes I have bitterness about it. That’s the place we called home. We loved it. But I’ve been really happy here. And at this point, I realize football’s a platform for me to try to help bridge the gap for so many people on mental health issues. I know how important that part of my life is."

Matt Forte gets a pass from official for touchdown celebration

chicagotribune.com - Dec 7, 2015

Three days after welcoming a newborn son, Bears running back Matt Forte celebrated his return to the end zone Sunday. Forte's 5-yard touchdown run in the second quarter was his first since Oct. 18 and prompted him to cradle the ball and rock it like a baby. "When I scored, I thought my family's...

matt forte "When I scored, I thought my family's probably watching, So I'm going to pretend like it's my baby at home."
matt forte "He asked me, 'Did you just have a baby?' I said, 'Yes I did.' And he told me, 'All right. Because you can't use a prop (for the celebration).' He told me that's the last one."
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Biggest Takeaways from Chicago Bears' Week 13 Loss

bleacherreport.com - Dec 6, 2015

Wins are hard to come by in the NFL, and the Chicago Bears learned that the hard way in their 26-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 13. The Bears struggled on offense in the first half, but they were able to claim a 20-13 lead late in the fourth quarter before the 49ers stormed down the field and tied the game up on a touchdown run by quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Chicago had a chance to win

pernell mcphee "Rush lanes, bad rush lanes, We know we have to do a better job of containing him, because he’s pretty fast. We just gave up a big old rush lane in the middle there, and he saw it and he took off."

Purdy: 49ers' patience rewarded

mercurynews.com - Dec 6, 2015

The 49ers knew they wouldn't get many big-play opportunities against Vic Fangio's defense, but when one presented itself in overtime, they capitalized with a 71-yard touchdown pass to beat the Chicago Bears.

blaine gabbert "The Bears defense makes you execute at a high level to score points, They are banking on the fact that their front four or five will get pressure on the rush and make you get the ball out quick."
blaine gabbert "I just saw the middle vacate and I made the free safety miss, And I got in the end zone."
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Lots of Bears mistakes, but Robbie Gould is right: This one falls on him

chicagotribune.com - Dec 6, 2015

Seeing Robbie Gould drop his head on the sideline Sunday at Soldier Field after missing a potential game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee approached his kicker. "I told him you're our brother and we've got your back,'' McPhee said after the 49ers...

michael vick "Nobody is perfect in this game,'' Matt Forte said. "

Bears blow it in all three phases in loss to train-wreck 49ers

chicagotribune.com - Dec 6, 2015

The Bears are not going to hold you in suspense any longer, if you thought they were shaping up as one of those improbable overnight turnaround stories the NFL seems to annually produce. It was fair to assume they would give you a glimmer of hope to cling to for a few more weeks, but this team...

jay cutler "I know for a fact we're not going to like watching the film,"
tracy porter "We're supposed to have a guy carrying the seam, You know, for whatever reason, miscommunication, miscue, it didn't happen. The quarterback saw it and he put it up."
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Tough day for 49ers, Bears kickers at Soldier Field

mercurynews.com - Dec 6, 2015

Phil Dawson gets better of Robbie Gould as 49ers beat Bears in overtime.

anquan boldin "Everybody's all in, Guys are out here busting their butts. We're trying to win games. We're not trying to tank the season. That goes a lot to say the kind of people we have in this locker room."
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