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BY PATRICK FINLEY Staff Reporter RISING Jimmy Garoppolo: The Rolling Meadows and Eastern Illinois alum went 3-for-3 for 22 yards in relief of Tom Brady. “I really enjoyed it, in front of this crowd, playing the Bears,” he said. Flopping: Martellus Bennett was flagged for holding on the first drive and blamed defensive ends for
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Forte shows up Running back Matt Forte continues to be the lone bright spot for the Bears’ woebegone offense. He had 19 carries for 114 yards and six catches for 54 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown. Forte’s 58 catches are the new record for the most by a running back through eight games. He came
Jimmy Butler will miss the Bulls’ final preseason game Friday vs. the Timberwolves, according to the Bulls. The Bulls guard sprained the ligaments in his thumb on Monday night vs. the Hornets. An MRI, follow-up examinations confirmed the sprain. Butler will not practice this week and will be re-evaluated after the Bulls face the Timberwolves.
BY ADAM L. JAHNS Staff Reporter 1) MILLS MATTERS Bears right tackle Jordan Mills had a tough day contending with defensive end Cameron Wake, one of the best pass rushers he’ll see one-on-one this season. Wake sacked and stripped Cutler in the fourth quarter, ruining the Bears’ comeback hopes. “Going against him was a great