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

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This You Gotta See: Bears-Rams, Illinois-Iowa and Jimmy Butler’s latest ‘first’ against Bulls

Butler lost by one point in his first visit to the United Center in a Timberwolves uniform. He lost by one point in his first visit to the UC in a 76ers uniform. He’s back Friday for his first visit to the UC in a Heat uniform. Do you see where we’re going with this?

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Iconic photos of Walter Payton and Matt Suhey have been blessing and curse for local photographer

You can thank Jim Maentanis, who was just a clueless, freelancing 21-year-old college kid, for the pics from the Bears minicamp in 1985

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On team of stars, journeyman DT Nick Williams comes out of nowhere to lead Chicago Bears in sacks

Williams was out of the league in 2017, but the Bears stayed on him. Now, with a great opportunity to play, he’s a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing season.

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Football Trivia 100

Answer our daily football trivia question for your chance to win awesome prizes.

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Quiet seasons for dueling superstars Bears’ Khalil Mack, Rams’ Aaron Donald

Both pass rushing virtuosos are well below their usual sack numbers, but if one of them busts their slump Sunday, that could make all the difference in crucial game for the Bears and Rams.

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‘Courage’ throws a big hurdle for Mitch Trubisky

Clean-pocket touchdown tosses were impressive, but the Bears QB needs more throws like the 33-yarder to Allen Robinson in the face of pressure to take the next step. "You see a lot of the really good guys around the league are doing that."

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Bears vs. Rams — What to Watch 4

Aaron Donald vs. Bears’ revamped interior line will be a key matchup; Jared Goff’s bumpy road; Nick Kwiatkoski starts in place of Danny Trevathan.

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Bears react to Myles Garrett incident: ‘A disbelief moment’

Browns DE suspended indefinitely — for at least the rest of the 2019 season — after hitting Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet. "Real crazy," Bears LB Khalil Mack said. "Football is an emotional game, but you have to know how to control those emotions."

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As they flounder at QB, would Bears really skip Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Bears coach Matt Nagy referred that question to GM Ryan Pace, but Pace won’t talk to the media during the season. Meanwhile, teams around the NFL have committed (many publicly) to attend.

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‘Halas Intrigue’ Episode 50: Key injuries for the Bears ahead of Rams game

Patrick Finley, Mark Potash and Jason Lieser look ahead to Sunday’s game and discuss the Bears’ lack of interest in Colin Kaepernick.

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The Bears broke the Rams offense last year, and it has yet to recover

In the 12 games before the Rams played the Bears last year, they averaged 34.9 points and 439.9 yards per game. In the 16 games since — which includes last year’s playoffs — they’ve averaged 24.6 points and 371.1 yards.

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Bears GM Ryan Pace needs to stop hiding and answer questions about Mitch Trubisky

Talking to the state-run radio station doesn’t count. Facing media members who might have difficult questions about what the heck he possibly could have been thinking would.

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Bears RB David Montgomery questionable, TE Trey Burton out for Rams game

Bears running back David Montgomery returned to practice Friday, two days after rolling his ankle.

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Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Previewing Week 11 vs. Rams

The Bears’ offense showed signs of life in the victory over the Lions last week, but it’ll take a step up in class against a much more formidable Rams defense.

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A little help? Khalil Mack needs supporting cast to step up

Bears looking to find ways to make opponents pay a heavier price for scheming to neutralize their game-wrecking All-Pro outside linebacker. "That’s on me," coordinator Chuck Pagano said.

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More Bears tight end troubles: Trey Burton, Adam Shaheen miss practice with injuries

The good news, Bears coach Matt Nagy joked, is that the team has plenty of potential replacements: the Bears have five tight ends on the active roster and two more on the practice squad.

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Bears RB David Montgomery misses practice with ‘lightly’ rolled ankle

The Bears had a ready-made replacement for David Montgomery — and waived him Saturday.

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Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

The Bears should not want to be the Rams when they grow up: they mortgaged future first-round draft picks and salary-cap space to go all-in — and might have already peaked.

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Bears CB Prince Amukamara calls Colin Kaepernick ‘a starter in this league’

The Bears were not among the list of 11 teams — the Cardinals, Falcons, Browns, Broncos, Lions, Dolphins, Patriots, Giants, Jets, Buccaneers and Redskins — the NFL said Thursday had already committed to attend. The league said it anticipates more teams to join that list.

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Cris Collinsworth didn’t set out to be a broadcaster, but 30 years later, he’s among the most visible

He’ll call Bears-Rams with Al Michaels for NBC’s "Sunday Night Football," and though the game has lost its luster, he expects it to be compelling.

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Bears predictions: Week 11 at Rams

The Sun-Times’ experts offer their picks for the Bears’ game Sunday night against the Rams in Los Angeles:

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Former Packers star Clay Matthews fitting in with Rams

The Bears will see an old rival in a new uniform this week: Clay Matthews, who returned to the Rams on Sunday after being out with an injury since Oct. 3.

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Bears injury report: RB David Montgomery has ankle problem

The Bears haven’t put Danny Trevathan on injured reserve — yet — and are monitoring the status of two injured players on the other side of the ball.

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Bears among favorites to sign Colin Kaepernick – if he signs – in pre-workout odds

If Kaepernick ultimately returns to the NFL, odds makers see Chicago as a potential landing spot for the outspoken quarterback.

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Bears super-sub Nick Kwiatkoski is ‘a hell of an insurance policy’

Bears will miss Danny Trevathan on several levels. But after two stellar relief appearances, Kwiatkoski appears ready for a longer look that could lead to a big payday in 2020.

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Bears WR Allen Robinson eyes matchup with brash, elite Rams CB Jalen Ramsey

Ramsey is one of the most bombastic (and talented) cornerbacks in the NFL, and he’s likely to spend all game Sunday night shadowing Robinson.

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The Bears would be a better team with Colin Kaepernick on their roster

If they don’t go to his NFL-organized workout Saturday, it will be borderline criminal for a franchise that has major quarterback issues.

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Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky eyes Rams after they forced worst performance of his career last season

Returning from a shoulder injury, Trubisky went 16-for-30 for 110 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions for a career-low 33.3 passer rating.

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‘Halas Intrigue’ Episode 49: The Bears, Colin Kaepernick and Mitch Trubisky

Will the Bears’ conservative ownership seriously consider signing Colin Kaepernick?

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Matt Nagy calls Colin Kaepernick ‘a weapon,’ but won’t say if Bears will attend workout

The free agent hasn’t played since 2016, when he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.

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Takeaway drought ‘getting stressful’ for Bears All-Pro safety Eddie Jackson

"This is the longest I’ve ever been in my life without an interception, without a touchdown," said Jackson, who feels he’s playing just as well as he did last season. The rest of the Bears’ defense knows how he feels.

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1st-and-10: Colin Kaepernick working out — and Bears should be there

With Mitch Trubisky spinning his wheels in his third season, GM Ryan Pace — who leaves no stone unturned — should do his due diligence and kick the tires on controversial QB.