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Bears rely on ground game and backup Khalil Herbert

Sep. 26, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — If not for running the football, the Chicago Bears would have very little offense. The Bears have been able to run it throughout quarterback Justin Fields’ struggles in the passing game and Sunday had their biggest day on the ground since Walter Payton...

Texans' fourth-quarter woes continue in loss to Bears

Sep. 26, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans failed to score in the fourth quarter again Sunday against the Chicago Bears to remain winless through three weeks. Houston has not scored a single point in the final quarter this season, leaving coach Lovie Smith searching for ways to get his team...

Justin Fields struggles again as Bears ride run game to win

Sep. 25, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after the game, Justin Fields wanted to get right back to work. “I’m going to go see the film tonight. I played terrible,” Fields said. “See what I could have done better and get better.” Fields' growth in his second season with the...

Smith INT sets up game-ending FG as Bears beat Texans 23-20

Sep. 25, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — As soon as Roquan Smith saw the ball tipped at the line, he knew what he had to do. The star linebacker raced in front of the intended target, and four plays later, the Chicago Bears celebrated one wild victory. Smith set up Cairo Santos’ game-ending...

Bears RB Montgomery, WR Pringle depart with injuries

Sep. 25, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery and wide receiver Byron Pringle left Sunday's game against Houston because of injuries. Both players got hurt in the first quarter, and the Bears said their return is doubtful. Montgomery's right leg got...

Packers place veteran WR Sammy Watkins on injured reserve

Sep. 24, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been placed on injured reserve, meaning he must miss at least the next four games. The Packers (1-1) announced the move Saturday, one day before they play at Tampa Bay (2-0). They already had ruled Watkins out...

Bears' Smith misses second straight practice with hip injury

Sep. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears star linebacker Roquan Smith missed his second consecutive practice Thursday because of a hip injury, leaving his status for this week's game in question. The Bears are scheduled to host former coach Lovie Smith and the Houston Texans on...

Bears look to bounce back against Smith, winless Texans

Sep. 22, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears were riding high after a surprising victory over San Francisco in a rain-soaked season opener at Soldier Field, only to get taken down by Aaron Rodgers and the rival Green Bay Packers yet again. They will try to bounce back when Lovie...

Smith returns to Soldier Field as Texans seek win over Bears

Sep. 22, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (0-1-1) at CHICAGO (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE: Bears by 2½, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Texans 2-0, Bears 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Texans lead 4-1. LAST MEETING: Bears beat Texans...

Fields clarifies remarks, says he didn't mean to offend fans

Sep. 21, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago quarterback Justin Fields took time Wednesday to clarify comments he made following the Bears' loss to the Green Bay Packers, saying he did not mean to come off as dismissive of his team's fans. Fields drew some criticism on social media for his...