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Complete coverage of the Chicago Bears, including scores, players, trades, game updates and analysis.

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Bears coaching changes: Matt Nagy announces offensive moves, promotions

The Bears officially filled their remaining coaching vacancies Thursday, hiring Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator and John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coach.

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Bears hire former Jaguars offensive coordinator John DeFilippo as QB coach

The Bears are familiar with DeFilippo, having interviewed him to be the head coach two years ago.

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Bears’ Matt Nagy should find some inspiration in Packers’ run-game epiphany

He’d be wise to look at the changes first-year Packers coach Matt LaFleur made on the way to the NFC title game.

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Former Bears Jimbo Covert and Ed Sprinkle selected to Hall of Fame

Former Bears greats among 10 "senior" players named to 2020 Centennial Class to be enshrined in Canton. Covert and Sprinkle are the 29th and 30th Bears to make the Hall of Fame.

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Bears moving training camp from Bourbonnais to Halas Hall

Keeping training camp at home will allow the Bears to use their typical locker room, training table, weight room and rehab facilities, all of which were upgraded by recent construction.

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Halas Intrigue Episode 77: The Bears have a coordinator!

The Bears might be done on the field, but Halas Intrigue marches on.

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Walmart says store mishandled holiday layaway donation from Bears’ Khalil Mack

The Bears linebacker’s foundation donated $80,000 to pay for Christmas gifts in his Florida hometown.

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Consultant Brad Childress won’t return to Bears: report

The Bears’ offensive coaching overhaul won’t include Brad Childress.

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Bears hire Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

Two weeks to the day after firing offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich, the Bears found his replacement Monday, according to sources.

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In playoff win, Aaron Rodgers shows the world he can still dominate

Unlike counterpart Russell Wilson, Rodgers didn’t have to make every single play. He merely had to make every important one.

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Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs to 51-31 victory against Texans in Ryan Pace Bowl

One quarterback the Bears could’ve had built a 24-0 lead. The other quarterback the Bears could’ve had toppled it.

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Watching football, and playing another game, with Mitch Trubisky on your shoulder

Given choices, whom would you choose to replace the Bears quarterback?

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This You Gotta See: Chiefs-Texans, Clemson-LSU, Northwestern-Illinois, Cubs Convention

Oh, the excitement that’ll rip through the ballroom when all the new Cubs are announced! There’s that one guy, of course, and don’t forget about Who’s-That and What’s-His-Name.

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Can the Packers or Vikings end the NFC North’s Super Bowl drought?

The last team from the Bears’ division to reach the Super Bowl was the Packers nine years ago.

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The Ryan Pace Bowl: Deshaun Watson, Patrick Mahomes clash in playoffs

Grumbling through the Watson-Mahomes battles are sure to become a Chicago tradition. They’re young, they’re great, and the Bears could’ve had either of them.

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Bears CB Kyle Fuller heading back to the Pro Bowl

The Bears cornerback was named to the all-star game on Thursday. He’d been voted an alternate, but will replace injured Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

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Bears pick Clancy Barone as new tight ends coach

Barone replaces Kevin Gilbride and is tasked with improving one of the Bears’ most problematic position groups.

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Bears sign former Packers safety Kentrell Brice

Brice started 10 games for the Bears’ rivals in 2018, his third year in the league.

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As ‘Very Cavallari’ returns, Kristin’s ‘on a high’ with Jay Cutler but under pressure elsewhere

The jewelry mogul is sweating a new store in Chicago and the collapse of a friendship while in a happy place with her ex-Bear husband.

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Bears could really use 42-year-old Tom Brady, but why would he want them?

It would be criminal if Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy didn’t take a hard look at a man who was the NFL’s most valuable player just two seasons ago. You know, when he was 40.

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Bears guard Kyle Long ‘stepping away’ from football

Long is not definitively ending his career, a source said; his "stepping away" is indefinite. He also has no interest in playing for any other team, and when he does retire, he wants it to be as a careerlong Bear.

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Silver-linings playbook: Bears are a bit of a mess, but at least they’re an interesting mess

A pumpkin dropped from an eighth-story window is entertaining. So are the Bears.

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Eddie Jackson’s ‘unfinished business’ — winning Super Bowl and retiring a Bear

The Bears safety agreed to a four-year deal Friday worth $58.4 million, with $33 million guaranteed. The annual salary of $14.6 million set a record for safeties.

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This You Gotta See: Vikings-Saints, Bulls-Pelicans, Predators-Blackhawks and an Illini streak-buster?

It’s payback time for the "Minneapolis Miracle," isn’t it? At least, we assume there are some Saints who remember — not happily — losing in impossible fashion to the Vikings on that last-ditch Stefon Diggs touchdown two postseasons ago.

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Is Bears QB Mitch Trubisky fixable? Is fixing him worth it?

Along with his boss, Bears coach Matt Nagy delivered a defense of his quarterback Tuesday, laying out three ways he must improve this offseason:

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Biggest offseason improvement Bears can make starts with Matt Nagy evolving

Nagy must be willing to change, and that’s always a challenge for head coaches.

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Evaluating the Bears’ biggest needs over the offseason

The Sun-Times’ Mark Potash answers the Bears’ most pressing questions in the first week of their 2020 offseason.

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Answering the Bears’ biggest questions at the start of the 2020 offseason

The Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley answers the Bears’ most pressing questions in the first week of their 2020 offseason.

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Making plans for a busy Bears offseason after 8-8 failure

Helping this team make the leap to Super Bowl contention starts with the quarterback, but that’s one of many decisions facing the Bears this offseason.

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Cordarrelle Patterson makes AP All-Pro team

Bears versatile wide receiver was second in the NFL in kick-return average (29.5), including a 102-yard return for a touchdown against the Saints — his seventh career kickoff TD.

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Bears make Eddie Jackson NFL’s all-time highest-paid safety with extension

The 2017 fourth-round pick hit the jackpot with a four-year, $58.4 million deal.

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1st-and-10: Playoffs or bust for Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy and Mitch Trubisky in 2020?

After taking a mulligan for 2019, another disappointing season could lead to a clean sweep at Halas Hall.