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Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks working toward return

Dec. 2, 2019 7:38 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears defense held it together through seven games without team leader Akiem Hicks because of a dislocated elbow. Now their Pro Bowl defensive end is back practicing but his possible return to the lineup could come too late to help the Bears. The Bears (6-6) host the...

Bears offensive problems starting to wear out their defense

Oct. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The lackluster Chicago Bears offense is taking a toll on its defense. Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky didn't need to see his weary teammates on the other side of the ball after Sunday's 36-25 loss to New Orleans to know the offense is holding everyone back. "I just feel like we're...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky will be a game-time decision

Oct. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who has been out since Sept. 29 with a left shoulder injury, will be a game-time decision Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, even after he practiced all week without limitations. The Bears listed Trubisky as questionable on Friday's...

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...