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Ruhland overcomes injuries to play final year for Notre Dame

Nov. 21, 2019 2:33 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Trevor Ruhland expected to be Notre Dame’s starting center this season, right up until the medical staff told him in January his left knee is like that of an 80-year-old man and he probably shouldn’t play football anymore. Bear in mind that Ruhland had endured a broken...

Rams WR Robert Woods surprise inactive vs. Bears

Nov. 17, 2019 7:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rams wide receiver Robert Woods is a surprise inactive as Los Angeles hosts Chicago on Sunday night. Woods is inactive due to personal problems according to the team. Woods is second on the team in receptions (45) and had seven catches for 61 yards in last year’s game at Chicago....

Bears hope to have Trubisky return from shoulder injury

Oct. 16, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are cautiously optimistic quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return this week from a left shoulder injury. Trubisky said he feels "close" to 100 percent and hopes to start when the Bears host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. "We've done a good job with this rehab...

Chicago Bears put star DT Akiem Hicks on injured reserve

Oct. 15, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might...

Bears place Kyle Long on IR, Akiem Hicks' status uncertain

Oct. 14, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears returned to work Monday after their bye week elated to have several missing pieces back but without key players from their front line on both sides of the ball. Right guard Kyle Long went on season-ending injured reserve because of a hip injury, and coach Matt...