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3 and out: Bears clip Ravens wings in a wild one in Baltimore

Mitch Trubisky claimed his first win as an NFL quarterback as the Bears finally won on the road in a wild game against the Baltimore Ravens. The men from Chicago never do things the easy way though, as Dave Usher reports…

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Roughing the Passer: Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. In the crosshairs this week is a veteran QB who seems to need constant reassurance… 

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3 and out: Trubisky era brings hope but still ends in a loss

It was all change at quarterback in Chicago as exciting rookie Mitchell Trubisky replaced the ponderous Mike Glennon, but in the end it was the same old story. Turnovers and a loss. Dave Usher reports…

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End of the 1st Quarter: The Bears are who we thought they were

The Bears were tipped to be the weakest team in the NFC North going into the season and after three losses in four games that’s exactly where they are. Still, they were one dropped catch away from 2-2, so what should we make of Chicago? Dave Usher answers the questions…

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Roughing the Passer: If it walks like a duck, sounds like a duck and lays eggs like a duck, then it’s probably a duck

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. Dave Usher takes a look at how things are going for an old flame…

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3 and out: Bears embarrassed by depleted Packers

Any glimmer of hope Bears fans had following last week’s gutsy win over the Steelers was ruthlessly extinguished by Aaron Rodgers and a depleted Packers team on Thursday night. A tired and bleary eyed Dave Usher reports on a bad, bad night for Chicago…

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3 and out: Thunder & Lightning sink the Steelers

The Bears got their first win of the season with a gutsy effort based on defense and running the football. In true Bears fashion though, they almost managed to blow it in bizarre fashion…

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LATE HITS: Poor attendances – Don’t blame fans for the greed of team owners

Some teams aren’t filling their stadiums so there’s been much talk as to why that might be. I’ve seen suggestions that it’s because people would now rather stay home and follow their fantasy team instead. No-one is actually buying that, are they?

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3 and out: Miserable Bears blown away in Florida

After a surprisingly spirited showing in week one, any hopes Chicago Bears fans had that their team might on an upward curve were smashed to pieces in Tampa Bay on Sunday… 

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LATE HITS – Beasts, Jocks and the Unluckiest Man in the NFL

Marshawn’s return, JJ Watt’s impressive pain tolerance, an inevitable injury to the number one fantasy player and the unluckiest man in the NFL all feature in the first Late Hits of the 2017 season…

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