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A yard short but a mile off – Bears fall to Patriots

So near and yet so far. The Bears were half a yard away from forcing overtime (or perhaps even winning on a 2pt conversion) against Tom Brady and the mighty Patriots, but it never really felt like they should have been that close. Dave Usher reports…

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Trubisky on fire as Bears smash Bucs

Mitch Trubisky silenced his doubters with a stunning six touchdown performance in the Chicago Bears surprising 48-10 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The Bears dominated both sides of the ball and their position on top of the NFC North is perhaps not as temporary as most felt it would be. Dave Usher reports…

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Bears rally in Arizona to lead NFC North

The Bears are top of the NFC North. How mad is that? Who’d have believed we’d be here after that shameful fourth quarter collapse at Lambeau Field a couple of weeks ago? It has as much to do with some surprising – you might even call them freak – results elsewhere as it does anything that Chicago have done, but the Bears are in first place…

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Bears back on track, thanks to Mack

It was closer than it should have been, but the Bears are off and running. Having blown a big lead at Green Bay a week earlier, things were getting a little edgy when Russell Wilson hit Tyler Locket in the back corner of the end zone to get Seattle within one score, but this time the defense stepped up and closed out the game…

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Same Story, Different Author: Bears Blow It

The year may change, the coaches may change, the players may change. Yet some things stay the same, such as the Bears finding ways to lose from winning positions and making Aaron Rodgers look like Superman. Dave Usher reports on a tough opening loss for Chicago…

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The Patriots may be great, but they’re a real turn off

The Patriots are in the Super Bowl again and although nobody would ever deny their greatness, not everyone is happy to see them there. Dave Usher is considering skipping the game altogether rather than have to watch Tom Brady lead yet another 4th quarter comeback…

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Bears look good? The Browns must be even worse than we thought.

Full disclosure: I thought the Bears would lose this. In my defence, why wouldn’t I? John Fox has been in town three years and in that time he’s never won a game in which the Bears were favourites. It had only happened seven times, because the Bears have been so bad it’s not often anyone expects them to win…

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Season can’t end quick enough for sorry Bears

Last week the Bears looked like a capable NFL offense when they smashed the Bengals. Usually after a performance like that I get taken in and begin to believe that the good times might be just around the corner. This time I didn’t…

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Gould-en Oldie comes back to kick Bears where it hurts

San Francisco’s Robbie Gould kicked five field goals on his return to Soldier Field to inflict misery on his former team. This loss was just so Bears, writes a dejected Dave Usher…

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Growth from the offense but Bears still find a way to lose

Another week, another frustrating loss for the Bears. They’re close, but not close enough and seem to excel at finding different ways to lose. At least there was signs of progress from the offense this week…

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