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The Chicago Bears made a bold statement on the first day of free agency addressing two major needs on the offensive side of the ball. Chicago signed left tackle Jermon Bushrod and tight end Martellus Bennett. Both are significant upgrades to the same positions for the Bears and should help the play of quarterback Jay Cutler tremendously.
Bushrod, formerly of the New Orleans Saints...
With Nick Roach signing in Oakland, the Bears are now forced to bargain shop for linebackers. We break down some potential options in free agency that could contribute at a discount.
Brian Urlacher will simply have to wait and see if he is going to join new Chicago Bears Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett next season.
General manager Phil Emery said the veteran linebacker is still a player the organization wants, but there are salary-cap concerns after signing the two big name free agents.
''We are up against the cap,'' Emery said. '&...
Bears QB Jay Cutler mentioned on Wednesday that he doesn’t expect to have a contract extension in place before the start of the upcoming season.
“We’re upgrading in certain positions and I don’t think we’re really in position to do my deal. But like I said, (general manager Phil Emery) has a plan worked out, so we’ll just have to see what happens.” Cutlers said on...
New Bears tight end Martellus Bennett says he was forced to learn how to block in Dallas, which helped him develop into the all-around player he’s expected to be in Chicago.
We discuss the recent free-agent signings of Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett, and what their additions mean for the Chicago Bears in both free agency and the draft.
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported on Friday that former Chicago Bears tight end Matt Spaeth might land back with the Pittsburgh Steelers. ESPN is now reporting that Spaeth has indeed signed back with the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2007 draft.
Spaeth played his first four seasons in the league...
The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in tight end Kellen Davis last off-season for a free agent visit, but he eventually signed back with the Chicago Bears. On Wednesday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports via Twitter that the recently released Davis once again has the interest of Pittsburgh.
The 6-7, 267-pound Davis signed a two-year, $6 million contract that included $2.7 million...
We break down the signings of Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett and consider what moves the Bears will have to make next: