The Bears’ banged-up secondary allowed Bills QBs Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick to combine for an 88.5 completion rate in Saturday’s preseason opener.
Coach Lovie Smith says TE Greg Olsen (hip) will return to practice Monday after missing the Bears’ first exhibition.
According to Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Sun Times, Bears WR Devin Hester “looks like he has no idea what he’s doing far too often.”
Bears coach Lovie Smith believes that backup QB Caleb Hanie is better in games than in practice.
Vikings coach Brad Childress still isn’t ready to name a starting quarterback.
Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says the Brett Favre-to-Vikings speculation won’t end anytime soon.
Albert Young appears to have the edge on undrafted rookie Ian Johnson for the Vikings’ No. 3 RB job.
The Vikings waived rookie RB Kahlil Bell on Sunday.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy likes what he’s seen so far from the team’s new 3-4 defense.
Packers TE Jermichael Finley is looking like a difference maker in his second year.
Matt Flynn continues to separate himself from Brian Brohm in their competition to be Green Bay’s No. 2 QB.
Packers undrafted rookie RB Tyrell Sutton is making a serious case for a roster spot.
Tom Kowalski of Booth Newspapers predicts that the Lions will go 3-13 this season.
Lions RT Gosder Cherilus dominated Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson in the teams’ preseason opener.
Of Lions QBs Daunte Culpepper, Matthew Stafford and Drew Stanton, coach Jim Schwartz said “all of them did some really good things” in Saturday’s exhibition.
Lions rookie RB Aaron Brown made some mental mistakes in the game, but likely secured a roster spot by exploding for two all-purpose touchdowns and 98 total yards.