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NFL 2019: Continued Bears success rests with Trubisky

Aug. 22, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears heard plenty of talk about their possible regression during an offseason brought on by Cody Parkey's double-doink field goal miss. Their solution for backsliding following a 12-4 season is how much they believe in quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's development. It's...

NFL 2019: Tough Bears 'D' has company in NFC North

Aug. 22, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

The hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" that racked up a record 32 Emmy nominations became such a cultural force that it even unintentionally spawned a slogan for one of the NFL's most tradition-rich divisions. "Defend the North" was a familiar mantra for the mythical characters in the vicious drama. That might as...

Bears Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO BEARS (12-5) New faces: Defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, CB Buster Skrine, WR Cordarrelle Patterson, K Eddy Pineiro, RB David Montgomery, RB Mike Davis, WR Riley Ridley, G Ted Larsen. Key losses: Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, S Adrian Amos, CB Bryce Callahan, WR Josh Bellamy,...

NFL 2019: Buzz is missing, but pressure persists for Vikings

Aug. 22, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The buzz surrounding the Minnesota Vikings a year ago was unmistakable, after the addition of the best available quarterback to a roster that reached the NFC championship game. Even for an experience-hardened team directed by a no-nonsense coach, though, the widespread belief that the...

Bears guard Kyle Long apologizes for behavior during fight

Aug. 20, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long took it too far and knew it. Long had already apologized to teammates for a practice fight last Wednesday night at Halas Hall in which he removed the helmet of rookie Jalen Dalton and began using it as a hammer. On Tuesday, he also apologized to Bears...

Giants' Golden Tate III placed in concussion protocol

Aug. 18, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate III has been placed in concussion protocol. Tate sustained the concussion Friday night in the Giants' 32-13 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears. It was not known Sunday how long the 10-year veteran will be kept out of practice. It...

Bears release Elliott Fry, leaving Eddy Pineiro as kicker

Aug. 18, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears' kicking competition is over, for now, with Eddy Pineiro the winner. The Bears announced Sunday that Elliott Fry was released after an offseason and preseason competition with Pineiro and several other kickers to replace Cody Parkey. "I feel like I've done well,"...

Giants may not have to worry about Eli getting hurt anymore

Aug. 17, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in about a decade, the New York Giants seemingly don't have to worry about Eli Manning getting hurt. In just two preseason games, first-round draft pick and heir apparent Daniel Jones has shown he can play in the NFL. Take a look at the statistics. Jones is...

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears

Aug. 17, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning pulled out a page from the Daniel Jones' playbook. He was perfect in a game in which the heir apparent faced adversity for the first time. The 38-year-old, two-time Super Bowl MVP threw a touchdown pass in a flawless series and the New York Giants had their way with...

Newton expected to make preseason debut against Bills

Aug. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

Cam Newton is expected to see his first game action since Dec. 17 when the Carolina Panthers host the Buffalo Bills on Friday night. Newton, the league MVP in 2015, missed the final two games of last season and underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in January. He and Carolina's other starters did...