2010 Bears Training Camp Story Tracker

If you want to follow the Chicago Bears during their entire stay on the lovely campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for this season's training camp, then you need to bookmark this page.

Friday, August 20

Last Walk-Through Today in Bourbonnais
Lovie Smith and Co. are ready to hit the road after a three-week stay at Olivet Nazarene University.

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Thursday, August 19

Bears Bolting from Bourbonnais Friday
Lovie Smith says his team put in three quality weeks of work but is ready to get back to Halas Hall.

Rookies Wrapping Up Training Camp
Barnes, Webb and LeFevour talk about their three weeks of camp on the campus of ONU in Bourbonnais.

Angelo: Wright Not Ready to be a Starter
GM Jerry Angelo believes Major Wright's injury will keep him out of the starting lineup for Week 1.


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Wednesday, August 18

Training Camp Report: Day 20
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: DE Mark Anderson
Fifth-year pro talked with JC after Wednesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Martz 'Comfortable' with Current QB Crop
Offensive coordinator seems fine with Caleb Hanie, Dan LeFevour and Matt Gutierrez behind Jay Cutler.

Gutierrez Expected to Join Bears at QB
Matt Gutierrez should practice Wednesday and be available for Saturday's preseason game against Oakland.


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Tuesday, August 17

Training Camp Report: Day 19
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: RB Kahlil Bell
Young tailback talked with JC before Tuesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Iwuh States Case to Stick Around at LB
Fifth-year pro picked off two passes Monday after being sidelined for almost two weeks of practice.

Collins Says No to Bears' Backup Offer
Chicago is still on the prowl for a veteran backup quarterback after Todd Collins turns the team down.


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Monday, August 16

Training Camp Report: Day 18
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

BR Rookie Diary: Moore, 2nd Entry
First-year Bears share all their thoughts and feelings with the fans in this exclusive diary series.

Anderson, Idonije Need to Help Pep
Mark Anderson and Israel Idonije are going to see a lot of one-on-one matchups this season at D-end.

Hanie: No Structural Damage to Shoulder
Backup quarterback Caleb Hanie has an injury to his AC joint but doesn't expect to miss significant time.

Plays to be Made Across from Peppers
Either Mark Anderson or Israel Idonije needs to step up and fill the void opposite Julius Peppers.


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Sunday, August 15

Interactive Chat: CHI vs. SDG Review
Subscribers got to join Bear Report publisher John Crist for a chat to discuss Saturday's defeat.

What We Learned: Bears vs. Chargers
JC points out the five most important things he took away from a 25-10 loss Saturday to San Diego.


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Saturday, August 14

BR Photo Gallery: Bears vs. Chargers
Here is a collection of images from Chicago's 25-10 loss to San Diego in the preseason at Qualcomm.

Game Day Chat: Bears vs. Chargers
Bear Report subscribers got to join JC for a chat session direct from the press box for CHI vs. SDG.

Bears Drop Preseason Test at Chargers
Not only did the Bears lose Saturday, but injuries began to mount up and could be a legitimate concern.

2010 Preseason Kicks Off in San Diego
The Bears take on the Chargers in the first of four exhibition games to get ready for the regular season.


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Thursday, August 12

Little Prep Needed for Preseason Tilt
Lovie Smith started and ended prep work for Saturday's exhibition opener Thursday in training camp.

Camp Q&A: DT Anthony Adams
Chatty nose guard talked with JC after Thursday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Unga Gets the Proverbial 'Redshirt' Year
Rookie running back is moved to injured reserve even though his hamstring issue isn't considered serious.

Marinelli to Call Signals for First Time
Veteran coach has been around the NFL for a long time in many capacities but has never called plays.


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Wednesday, August 11

Training Camp Report: Day 13
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Bourbonnais Q&A: K Robbie Gould
Pro Bowler hung with Bear Report after Tuesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

No Game-Planning for Preseason Opener
If Jay Cutler throws a TD pass on his first drive Saturday, he's fine exiting the game right then and there.

Martz Hopes Starters Play Quite a Bit
New offensive coordinator is looking forward to seeing the backup QBs but admits the O-line needs work.


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Tuesday, August 10

Training Camp Report: Day 12
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: LB Nick Roach
Speedy linebacker talked with JC before Tuesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Wright Making Big Plays Daily at Safety
Third-round pick keeps getting better and didn't let a minor groin injury slow down his development in camp.

Hester Returns Following Short Absence
Devin Hester missed a few practices dealing with a groin problem but was back on the field Tuesday morning.


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Monday, August 9

Training Camp Report: Day 11
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Drake Sees WRs as His Best Unit Ever
Receivers coach thinks Hester and Co. can do it all and flourish in Mike Martz's pass-heavy system.

No. 6 Finally Gets a Break in Bourbonnais
With Jay Cutler getting a day of rest, Caleb Hanie and Dan LeFevour ran all the team drills on Day 11.

Another Season of Tinoisamoa vs. Roach
Nick Roach lost out to Pisa Tinoisamoa last year but appears to have the upper hand this time around.


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Sunday, August 8

Training Camp Report: Day 10
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: FB Will Ta'ufo'ou
Young lead blocker talked with JC before Sunday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Olsen Impressed with Red-Zone Package
Greg Olsen was the primary focus of a red-zone offense that did very well against the first-team D Sunday.

Iglesias Back to Work After Quad Injury
Second-year pro Juaquin Iglesias can't afford to sit around and wait, as he's trying to earn a spot at receiver.


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Friday, August 6

Smith and Co. Back at Soldier Field
The Monsters of the Midway suited up in their home park for the first time since Week 16 last year.

BR Rookie Diary: Wootton, 2nd Entry
First-year Bears share all their thoughts and feelings with the fans in this exclusive diary series.

Guards Moving Around at Soldier Field
Roberto Garza lined up at left guard on Family Night, while Lance Louis got most of the reps at right guard.


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Thursday, August 5

Training Camp Report: Day 7
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: NFP's Matt Bowen
National Football Post columnist and former NFL safety gives his take on Manning, Harris and Wright.

Marinelli: Harrison Can Learn from Peppers
While Marcus Harrison can hardly make it through a practice, Julius Peppers is putting in the work every day.

Cutler, Aromashodu Hot in the Red Zone
Jay Cutler and Devin Aromahodu connected for four touchdown passes in the span of 12 snaps in the red zone.


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Wednesday, August 4

Training Camp Report: Day 6
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: WR Earl Bennett
Young receiver talked with JC before Wednesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Martz: Bumps in the Road are Expected
Mike Martz says it's perfectly normal for the offense to hit a wall and start to struggle a few days into camp.


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Tuesday, August 3

Training Camp Report: Day 5
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: S Chris Harris
Talkative safety chatted with JC before Tuesday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

While Omiyale Competes, Harrison Sits
Frank Omiyale has the mental strength to battle the elements, but Marcus Harrison isn't available to practice.

Favre Retires; Un-Retirement Still TBA
Brett Favre throws a grenade on Bears camp and subjects all the players to stupid questions about No. 4.


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Monday, August 2

Training Camp Report: Day 4
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Peppers Fine with Huge Expectations
Big pass rusher is being asked to save what used to be a great Bears defense, and he's OK with that.

Wright Suffers Setback in Bourbonnais
Rookie safety comes up lame with a groin injury just as he was beginning to threaten for a starting job.

Young Guards Battling Hard for Position
Josh Beekman and Johan Asiata compete at left guard, while Lance Louis challenges Roberto Garza at right guard.


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Sunday, August 1

Training Camp Report: Day 3
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: RB Harvey Unga
Rookie running back talked with JC after Sunday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Steltz, Wright Running with the Ones
The absence of Chris Harris means some of the young safeties are getting a chance to play with the starters.

Tice: Kreutz Not Done as a Pro Bowler
Offensive line coach believes Olin Kreutz's play hasn't slipped that much and he can still be a great player.


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Saturday, July 31

Training Camp Report: Day 2
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

BR Rookie Diary: Wright, 2nd Entry
First-year Bears share all their thoughts and feelings with the fans in this exclusive diary series.

Bears Pleased to be Back in Pads
Lovie Smith's team practiced in pads for the first time Saturday and will for the remainder of camp.

Veterans Treating LeFevour Fine So Far
Rookie quarterback is doing what the veterans on the team tell him to do and hasn't been hazed that much.

Shifts, Motion Aplenty in Martz's Offense
Receivers like Devin Hester and Johnny Knox are moving around all over the place before the snap.


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Friday, July 30

Training Camp Report: Day 1
Bear Report had the best seat in the house in Bourbonnais and filed a one-of-a-kind practice recap.

Camp Q&A: CB Zack Bowman
Third-year corner talked with JC after Friday's training camp workout in this exclusive interview.

Tight Ends Targeted Frequently on Day 1
Desmond Clark and Co. proved that the tight ends can indeed be a major factor in Mike Martz's offense.

Harris Still Going to Sit Out Periodically
Everyone is supposedly healthy, but Tommie Harris must do what the doctors tell him and take a day off here and there.


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Thursday, July 29

Smith: Pressure No More than Normal
Bears boss seems to be on the hot seat but says he feels like he always does this time of the year.

Winning Games Will Secure Smith's Job
Jay Cutler says the players in the locker room are loyal to Lovie Smith and want to do their best for him in 2010.

Bears Making Their Way to Bourbonnais
The Bears are headed to their dorm rooms at Olivet Nazarene University to kick off yet another football season in Chicago.

Chicago Bears Training Camp Schedule
The Monsters of the Midway open training camp July 30 and stay on the campus of ONU until August 20.


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