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Past articles by Bob:

LeGere: RB with eye-popping numbers could fall to Bears in draft

Memphis RB Darrell Henderson could be available when the Bears' first pick in the NFL Draft rolls around, despite some eye-catching numbers. → Read More

Rookies made major contributions for 2018 Bears

By the end of the season, the Bears' 2018 draft class had already produced three starters, in addition to the team's leader in touchdown catches and the player who tied for the lead in special-teams tackles. → Read More

BEARS SEASON IN REVIEW: Led by Fuller, cornerbacks came up big in 2018

The Bears invested a lot of capital in the cornerback position before the 2018 season, and they got their money's worth. → Read More

1 year away more than enough for Chicago Bears new DC Pagano

“It stinks not being on a team,” Pagano said last week when he was introduced to the Chicago media. “You go 33 years of being on a team and showing up to a facility and being in a locker room and being around coaches, being around the players, the grind, the preparation, everything that goes into preparing for those three hours and five minutes on a Sunday or a Monday night, a Thursday night,… → Read More

Bears in review: ILB tandem made an ideal mix

The Bears' inside linebacker tandem of veteran Danny Trevathan and rookie Roquan Smith became the ideal mix of old and new. → Read More

Bears in review: Mack was definitely worth those two draft picks

It took less than one half of one game for outside linebacker Khalil Mack to demonstrate that he was well worth the two first-round picks that Bears GM Ryan Pace gave up to bring a superior talent to an already-excellent defense. → Read More

Bears in review: Hicks' two-way play was key to defensive line's success

Akiem Hicks' two-way play was the key to the Bears' defensive line in 2018. → Read More

How Bears players fared in losing effort at Pro Bowl

Seven of the eight Chicago Bears players who were selected to the Pro Bowl in one form or another actually played in the game, but couldn't prevent the NFC's 26-7 loss to the AFC. → Read More

Bears shore up Trubisky's wall

With Bobby Massie back, the Bears' O-line should remain unchanged from last year, with RG Kyle Long, C Cody Whitehair, LG James Daniels and LT Charles Leno. → Read More

Bears in review: Tight end Burton's career year left team wanting more

Trey Burton enjoyed a career year in his first year with the Bears after departing Philadelphia via free agency. He's an ideal fit in head coach Matt Nagy's offense, a versatile, undersized athlete who's dangerous in the red zone. He scored six times on 54 receptions for 569 yards (10.5-yard average). But Burton's late-season performance plummeted, and there was the feeling that he could have… → Read More

Bears could be getting closer to adding a kicker

Bears could be close to signing a new kicker, according to EnterSports Management. → Read More

BEARS IN REVIEW: Wide receivers did credible job, have plenty of upside

Bears wide receivers do a credible job with plenty of upside on the horizon. → Read More

Bears in review: Cohen led a running game that needed to be more effective

The Chicago Bears ran the ball plenty -- 129 times more than their opponents. They just didn't run the ball all that effectively, especially with Jordan Howard. → Read More

Bears hire one of Pagano's guys

New Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano has been reunited with one of his most trusted lieutenants, Ted Monachino, who was hired Monday as the team's senior defensive assistant and outisde linebackers coach. → Read More

Bears in review: Trubisky made encouraging strides at QB

Mitch Trubisky is a long way from "mastering" the Chicago Bears' scheme, but his progress in his first year in Matt Nagy's system was mostly encouraging. → Read More

Bears hire DB coach Townsend to replace Donatell

Thirteen-year NFL veteran cornerback Deshea Townsend is replacing departed Ed Donatell as the Bears’ defensive backs coach. → Read More

Bears' Matt Nagy wins coach of year honor from pro football writers

In Matt Nagy's first year as a head coach, he guided the Bears to their second-biggest single-season turnaround since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, and Nagy's accomplishments were recognized Thursday afternoon, when the Professional Football Writers of America named him the NFL Coach of the Year. → Read More

Poaching of Bears defensive staff continues

With the Broncos' imminent hiring of Ed Donatell as defensive coordinator, the poaching of the Bears' defensive staff continues.Denver hired Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio last Thursday as its head coach to replace Vance Joseph, and Fangio has already signed Bears outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley to his staff. → Read More

Nagy doesn't foresee big changes to Bears defense under Pagano

New defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano may put his own signature on the top-ranked Chicago Bears defense that he inherited from Vic Fangio, but head coach Matt Nagy, who hired Pagano, doesn't foresee wholesale changes to a championship-caliber unit. → Read More

Donatell would be seamless transition as defensive coordinator for Bears

If Bears head coach Matt Nagy is concerned with making the most seamless transition, as he replaces departed defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, the team's defensive backs coach Ed Donatell makes the most sense. → Read More