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Bob LeGere

Chicago Bears Beat Writer
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Bob LeGere has been covering the Chicago Bears and the NFL for the Daily Herald since 1993. Prior to that, he worked at Pro Football Weekly for 12 years covering the NFL.

He grew up in Elmhurst following some horrible Bears and Cubs teams.

Unfortunately he is old enough to remember the Bears' 1963 world championship, and the memory of the Cubs' collapse in 1969 is still a bitter one.

He spends way too much time at ESPN.com, paying particular attention to Len Pasquarelli's NFL stories.

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Bears sign second-round pick Shaheen to 4-year deal

May 19 2017 | 5:52 pm - The Bears signed second-round draft pick (No. 45 overall) Adam Shaheen to a four-year deal Friday.

Chicago Bears sign draft pick Jackson to 4-year deal

May 15 2017 | 8:05 pm - Fourth-round safety Eddie Jackson on Monday became the third of the Bears’ five draft picks under contract, signing a four-year deal. The 6-foot, 201-pounder from Alabama, was a first-team all-SEC performer and a second-team All-American in...

Jackson brings right mindset to Chicago Bears

May 14 2017 | 10:09 pm - Chicago Bears fourth-round draft pick Eddie Jackson wasn’t cleared for participation in the weekend minicamp because he’s still recovering from a fractured leg in October, but he came in with the right mindset.

Chicago Bears’ Cohen likes a big challenge

May 14 2017 | 9:02 pm - At 5-feet-6½, Chicago Bears rookie running back Tarik Cohen can disappear behind his blockers on the field, but he’s no shrinking violet off the field. “That’s the unique thing about him,” Bears coach John Fox said.

Bears’ Fangio wants to see more from Floyd

May 13 2017 | 7:23 pm - Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio didn’t get to see enough of 2015 first-round draft pick Leonard Floyd because of injuries, but he saw enough to be excited about the possibilities for 2017.

Bears TE Shaheen leaping from D-2 to NFL

May 13 2017 | 6:43 pm - Ashland tight end Adam Shaheen, the Bears’ second-round draft pick, faces all the same obstacles as any rookie, but he has the added hurdle of making the leap from Division-II to the NFL. Fortunately for him, Shaheen has a lot of qualities...

Trubisky’s goal at Bears rookie minicamp: Get better every single play

May 12 2017 | 6:20 pm - Just because the Bears’ plan is for rookie Mitch Trubisky to sit behind starting quarterback Mike Glennon this year, it doesn’t mean the first-round pick is resigned to his fate. The rookie wants to comepete now.

Fox says criticism of Bears for Trubisky pick is overblown

May 12 2017 | 6:28 pm - Critics have vilified the Bears for paying a steep price to trade up one spot and draft quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the second overall pick just weeks after signing unrestricted free agent Mike Glennon to be their starting quarterback. But the...

Royal released, two Chicago Bears draft picks signed

May 11 2017 | 8:35 pm - The Chicago Bears said good-bye to four veterans, including wide receiver Eddie Royal, and signed two of their draft picks Thursday, fourth-round running back Tarik Cohen and fifth-round offensive lineman Jordan Morgan.

Chicago Bears sign veteran NFL linebacker Dan Skuta

May 08 2017 | 2:03 pm - The Chicago Bears signed eight-year NFL veteran linebacker Dan Skuta to a one-year contract on Monday to provide reliable depth and special teams help.

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