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Behind the Face Mask
‘When They Don’t Know Who You Are, All You Are Is Black’
‘When They Don’t Know Who You Are, All You Are Is Black’
Bears defensive end David Bass, who grew up in St. Louis County, says harassment and racial profiling are a way of life for young African-American men in Ferguson and places like it
By Robert Klemko
Training Camp 2014
Bears Report: Can the Defense Keep Up?
Bears Report: Can the Defense Keep Up?
Jay Cutler looked sharp in the opener and the wideouts will be top-tier again, but depth and health on defense remain Chicago’s big camp questions
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
Bears Preview: It All Depends on Luck, Growth
Bears Preview: It All Depends on Luck, Growth
Injuries had their way with Chicago in Marc Trestman's first season as coach. But with renewed health, a rebuilt pass rush and progression on offense, the Bears should have what it takes to challenge for an NFC North title
By Andy Benoit
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The Theme Music from ‘Brian’s Song’
The Theme Music from ‘Brian’s Song’
Open Field
The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away
As recently as two seasons ago, teams were trying to lure Jeff Samardzija back onto the gridiron. Now that the former Notre Dame wide receiver has found stardom on the baseball field, pushing football out of the picture for good, NFL teams—and Samardzija—are left to wonder "What if?"
By Robert Klemko
Behind the Face Mask
My Career Starts Now
My Career Starts Now
Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen, a fourth-round draft pick in May, recently attended the NFL Rookie Symposium in Ohio with the rest of the league's first-year players. Here is his account of what he learned at the enlightening event
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George Halas’ Stool
George Halas’ Stool
Monday Morning Quarterback
Welcome to Canada Week
Welcome to Canada Week
For the next 7 days, The MMQB will cover North America's other great football league. To kick things off, Bears coach Marc Trestman, winner of two Grey Cups in Montreal, explains the rules and nuances that make the CFL unique
By Marc Trestman
Behind the Face Mask
Why I’m Suing the NFL
Why I’m Suing the NFL
Former Bears tackle Keith Van Horne is battling heart conditions and bouts of extreme dizziness. He blames team doctors for issuing excessive doses of painkillers and no warning about the risks
By Jenny Vrentas
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The Gatorade Bucket
The Gatorade Bucket