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Bears | Five could be RFAs this offseason

Wed, 27 Jan 2010 23:40:04 -0800

The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears DE Mark Anderson, S Josh Bullocks, DT Dusty Dvoracek, S Danieal Manning and LB Jamar Williams could become restricted free agents this offseason if there is no salary cap in 2010.

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Bears | Dvoracek arrested

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 12:16:36 -0800

Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports former Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek was arrested Saturday, Jan. 16, and charged with public intoxication, assault and battery and interfering with an official process, according to OKBlitz.com. He reportedly hit a security person after being asked to leave an establishment.

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Bears | Dvoracek waived/injured

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:33:53 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears have waived injured DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee).

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Bears | Dvoracek has torn ACL

Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:28:11 -0700

Updating previous reports, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) underwent surgery Friday, Aug. 28, to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. It is the fourth straight season Dvoracek will be placed on Injured Reserve.

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Bears | Dvoracek to undergo surgery to determine severity of injury

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:09:46 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday, Aug. 28, to determine the severity of his knee injury. If he has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, it will be repaired during the surgery.

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Bears | Dvoracek diagnosed with only sprained MCL for now

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:31:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) has been diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament but said more tests need to be done on Dvoracek's knee. Smith would not rule Dvoracek out for the season at this point.

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Bears | Dvoracek to miss 2009 season

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 06:48:28 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (knee) will miss the 2009 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, a source close to the player said. It's the fourth straight season-ending injury for Dvoracek.

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Bears | Dvoracek fined $7,500

Sat, 22 Aug 2009 12:19:46 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek has been fined $7,500 for a late hit on Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick in the team's first preseason game.

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Bears | Dvoracek could be hard pressed to make team

Wed, 08 Jul 2009 16:29:36 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek could be hard pressed to make the team's final roster. Dvoracek wore down as the season progressed last year, and he has finished each of his three seasons on injured reserve.

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Bears | Dvoracek says he's 100 percent

Thu, 28 May 2009 17:04:10 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (biceps) is back at full strength and says he is 100 percent. Dvoracek said, "My whole body feels great. It was somewhat of a long rehab, but it wasn't very strenuous. My bicep is back to full strength. I have no restrictions whatsoever. I don't wear any type of brace, nothing. I'm as strong as I was. I'd say I'm 100 percent."

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Bears | Dvoracek cleared to return

Wed, 20 May 2009 08:02:58 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (biceps) said he has been cleared to take part in organized team activities after missing minicamp.

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Bears | Several players will miss minicamp

Mon, 16 Mar 2009 12:40:33 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shoulder), CB Trumaine McBride (undisclosed), FS Kevin Payne (undisclosed), LB Hunter Hillenmeyer (ankle) and DT Dusty Dvoracek (biceps) will not participate in the team's minicamp because they are recovering from injuries.

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Bears | Dvoracek placed on IR

Tue, 09 Dec 2008 06:20:12 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears have placed DL Dusty Dvoracek (biceps) on Injured Reserve.

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Bears | Dvoracek to be placed on IR

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 11:17:01 -0800

Updating previous reports, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (biceps) will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured right biceps. He will be placed on Injured Reserve.

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Bears | Dvoracek likely done for season

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 05:45:54 -0800

Updating previous items, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (arm) will likely miss the remainder of the season with a right arm injury. Dvoracek left Week 13 with his arm in a sling. Dvoracek will probably land on Injured Reserve for the third time in three years.

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Bears | Dvoracek injured in Week 13

Sun, 30 Nov 2008 15:15:52 -0800

CBSSports.com reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (arm) suffered an arm injury during the team's Week 13 game. He was taken to the locker room and will not return to the game.

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Bears | Adams replaced by Dvoracek in Week 1

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 14:36:32 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Anthony Adams was replaced by DL Dusty Dvoracek at nose tackle in Week 1. Adams is not injured and DL Marcus Harrison's talent played a role in the decision.

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Bears | Dvoracek practices Friday

Fri, 05 Sep 2008 13:27:25 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (calf) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 5. He is listed as probable for Week 1 and is expected to play.

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Bears | Dvoracek practices Thursday

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 16:09:10 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (calf) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 4, and is expected to play Week 1.

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Bears | Dvoracek expected to play Week 1

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 17:17:04 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (calf) is expected to play Week 1.

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Bears | Dvoracek part of group that could replace Harris

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 10:26:27 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek is part of a group that could replace DL Tommie Harris (knee) if Harris is limited or can't play in Week 1.

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Bears | Dvoracek expects to play Aug. 21

Thu, 14 Aug 2008 10:33:38 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (calf) expects to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Bears | Dvoracek misses practice Friday

Fri, 25 Jul 2008 23:08:27 -0700

The Chicago Tribune reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (calf) sat out the team's practice Friday, July 25.

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Bears | Dvoracek not participating

Wed, 23 Jul 2008 13:18:06 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (undisclosed) was not taking part in practice during the start of training camp for an undisclosed reason. It is believed to be health related.

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Bears | Dvoracek expected to be ready in May

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 10:17:41 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said Tuesday, April 22, he expects DL Dusty Dvoracek (knee) to be ready to practice in May.

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Bears | Dvoracek injury update

Fri, 28 Sep 2007 08:00:44 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (knee) underwent surgery to repair the ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee this week. The hope is that Dvoracek returns to practice in the spring.

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Bears | Dvoracek placed on IR

Mon, 10 Sep 2007 16:54:44 -0700

The Chicago Bears announced they have placed DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season. Dvoracek suffered a ruptured ACL Week 1.

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Bears | Dvoracek out for the season

Mon, 10 Sep 2007 12:40:37 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL he suffered Week 1.

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Bears | Dvoracek injured Week 1

Sun, 09 Sep 2007 21:56:05 -0700

The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (knee) left the team's Week 1 game with a knee injury. He will be re-evaluated Monday, Sept. 10.

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Bears | Dvoracek excelling in starting role

Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:44:12 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek had four tackles while playing with the first-team defense in the Saturday, Aug. 11, preseason game against the Houston Texans.

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Bears | Dvoracek improving with camp

Fri, 10 Aug 2007 11:56:26 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears' coaching staff has been impressed with the performance of DT Dusty Dvoracek so far in training camp. "We like everything he's done this training camp so far," said defensive coordinator Bob Babich. "He's proven to be the physical-type player we need in there, having the toughness we need and he's shown a good pass rush, so we're excited to see him in a game."

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Bears | Dvoracek might be demoted to backup

Mon, 30 Jul 2007 10:49:53 -0700

Bob LeGere, of the Daily Herald, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek opened training camp as the starting nose tackle opposite of DT Tommie Harris. However, with the Bears acquiring DT Darwin Walker via trade from the Buffalo Bills, Dvoracek might not remain as a starter on the depth chart much longer.

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Bears | Dvoracek to get most of the reps at camp

Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:51:03 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears defensive line coach Brick Haley said DT Dusty Dvoracek will get most of the reps at defensive tackle next to DT Tommie Harris during training camp. "Dusty [Dvoracek] will be getting most of the reps [in training camp]. He and [DT] Anthony [Adams] will be in there taking turns at the nose and they'll share the reps for most of training camp," Haley said.

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Bears | Dvoracek may replace Johnson

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 14:12:26 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek may start in place of suspended DT Tank Johnson for the first eight games of the season.

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Bears | D. Dvoracek placed on IR

Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:09:42 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (foot) has been placed on Injured Reserve, officially ending his 2006 season.

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Bears | Dvoracek limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 23:57:31 -0700

K.C. Johnson and John Mullin, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Aug. 23. He will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 25.

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Bears | Dvoracek remains sidelined

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 05:58:45 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (right foot) remain sidelined at practice Tuesday, Aug. 22.

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Bears | Dvoracek sits out Friday

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 20:36:01 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (foot) sat out the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 18.

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Bears | Dvoracek sits out practice Monday

Mon, 14 Aug 2006 20:43:21 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (foot) missed practice Monday, Aug. 14.

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Bears | Dvoracek allowed to sit out morning practice Saturday

Sat, 29 Jul 2006 22:34:49 -0700

K.C. Johnson, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek was allowed to sit out the morning practice Saturday, July 29.

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Bears | Dvoracek will get his chance

Sun, 23 Jul 2006 17:40:54 -0700

Brad Biggs, writing for the Sporting News, reports Chicago Bears rookie DT Dusty Dvoracek should get an extended look early in training camp as DT Tank Johnson is not expected to pass his physical having torn a quad muscle early in the offseason. Dvoracek is a high-motor performer who can be disruptive in the backfield and fits the scheme perfectly. With a solid training camp, Dvoracek should be in the defensive line rotation right away.

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Bears | Johnson wants to see Dvoracek compete

Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:58:37 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears defensive line coach Don Johnson said he wants to see how DL Dusty Dvoracek competes at the NFL level with the talent he will be going against on a daily basis. "It's kind of hard to gauge it right now because we're in a non-contact mode," Johnson said. "But as far as his quickness, intelligence and knowledge of the game, he has all of those tools."

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Bears | Contract update: D. Dvoracek

Thu, 06 Jul 2006 05:41:31 -0700

Bob LeGere, of the Daily Herald, reports Chicago Bears rookie DT Dusty Dvoracek's four-year contract is worth $2.86 million and includes a signing bonus of $1.25 million.

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Bears | Dvoracek agrees to terms

Wed, 05 Jul 2006 17:01:52 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with third-round draft pick DT Dusty Dvoracek on a four-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bears | Team tells picks they want them signed

Mon, 03 Jul 2006 05:43:47 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears have informed their two remaining unsigned draft picks they want them signed, and that third-round draft pick DT Dusty Dvoracek could be next to sign.

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Bears | Dvoracek expected to challenge I. Scott at nose tackle

Sat, 03 Jun 2006 20:02:28 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek is expected to challenge DL Ian Scott for playing time at nose tackle.

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Bears | D. Dvoracek impressive at minicamp

Mon, 08 May 2006 11:31:46 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith was impressed with rookie DT Dusty Dvoracek, a third-round pick from Oklahoma who always plays and practices like every snap could be his last. "I can't wait to see him in pads, but it was good just to get a chance to spend some off-the-field time with him too. We're excited about him being here," said Smith.

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Bears | Dvoracek to wear No. 98

Thu, 04 May 2006 19:02:13 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears rookie DT Dusty Dvoracek will wear No. 98.

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NCAA | Dvoracek Pro Day results

Wed, 08 Mar 2006 15:45:43 -0800

Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Oklahoma DL Dusty Dvoracek was timed at 4.79 and 4.81 in the 40 at his Pro Day workout Wednesday, March 8. He had a 9-foot-6 long jump, 4.47 short shuttle and a 7.59 three-cone drill.

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Ravens | Team might consider D. Dvoracek in draft

Tue, 07 Mar 2006 17:04:08 -0800

Ross Hollebon, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Oklahoma DL Dusty Dvoracek has caught the interest of the Baltimore Ravens' director of college scouting Eric DeCosta as an option in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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