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The Minnesota Vikings started reshaping the bottom of their roster Sunday after the setting their initial 53-man roster on Saturday.Following the league-wide cuts on Saturday, Minnesota claimed former Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb. Webb has started every game the past two seasons and 44 of his 46 games in his three-year career.But Webb was much maligned in Chicago's struggling offensive line and the Bears signed Jermon Bushrod in free agency to man left tackle. Webb was moved to right tackle, but Chicago ended up going with rookie Jordan Mills, a fifth-round pick.Webb was released as part of the Bears' final cuts to get down to their 53-man roster. In Minnesota, he will give the Vikings an experienced backup swing tackle behind starters Matt Kalil and Phil Loadholt.
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The Bears have released 18 players to get down to the 53 man limit via their website.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop is on the verge of becoming a starter after much uncertainty about his career only months ago. Bishop tore his hamstring in 2012 with the Packers and was later released, leaving his NFL future in doubt.
The Minnesota Vikings brought back two 2013 draft picks they released on Saturday as part of the 8-man practice squad.Minnesota announced its practice squad Sunday following Saturday's cuts to reach the 53-man roster limit. Each of the eight players on the Vikings practice squad were part of the team's final cuts.Included on the practice squad are offensive lineman Travis...
Jay Cutler is entering the final season of his contract with the Chicago Bears, and it's not an exaggeration to say it nut-cutting time for this relationship.When the Bears gave up two first-round draft picks and Kyle Orton to the Denver Broncos before the 2009 season, Cutler was coming off his only Pro-Bowl season, throwing for more than 4,500 yards and looked like a stud of...
The Vikings announced 7 signings to the 2013 practice squad. No real surprises, each of these guys were expected to most likely find themselves on the PS after their release.
RB Joe Banyard
G Travis Bond
DT Everett Dawkins
TE Chase Ford
T Kevin Murphy
WR Rodney Smith
WR Adam Thielen
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Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton and receiver Earl Bennett expect to be ready for the season opener this week after being sidelined by concussions.
Out since the first preseason game, Melton said Monday he expects to suit up against the Cincinnati Bengals. So did Bennett, who was injured early in training camp.
Coach Marc Trestman said it's ''plausible'...
Chicago Bears star Brandon Marshall says his surgically repaired hip is structurally sound heading into the season opener this week.
The Bears meet the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Pro Bowl receiver says he's in good shape after missing the preseason finale. He had an excused absence for that game against Cleveland and was examined over the weekend.
He was back with the Bears...
Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery didn’t let the final roster cutdown to 53 over the weekend stop him from continuing to make apparent upgrades to the Bears roster. He added rookie DE David Bass from Oakland on Sunday and today traded for Cowboys reserve TE Dante Rosario. The Bears gave up a what is believed to be a seventh-round draft [...]
The Chicago Bears have claimed defensive end David Bass of waivers and waived defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.
The Chicago Bears have announced the final five player cuts, which brings the roster down to the required 53, although that could change over the next week.
By now you might have heard, Adrian Peterson the Minnesota running back his his eye set on a 2,500 yard season. The Vikings are going to need a solid performance out of their star player. Especially after what we saw them do in the preseason. Peterson will be the boost this Vikings offense needs. They could sustain much during their offensive drives without him. If Peterson even...
After Adrian Peterson fell painfully short of Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record in 2012, he vowed to eclipse the mark — and then some — in 2013.
With five days until the season begins, the Vikings’ All-World running back isn’t relenting.
In a sit-down with ESPN’s Bob Holtzman, Peterson expressed confidence that he’ll break the single-season rushing record...
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he would welcome the chance to work with cornerback Antoine Winfield again.
Winfield retired last weekend after he was cut by the Seattle Seahawks. Winfield spent nine seasons in Minnesota before he was abruptly cut this offseason in a cost-saving move. The Vikings tried to bring him back at a reduced salary, but Winfield signed with the...
The Chicago Bears added some depth at the tight end position with the acquisition of Dante Rosario on Monday. The Bears traded a conditional seventh-round pick to the Dallas Cowboys for the rights to the 28-year old Oregon product.
Rosario signed a one-year deal, $780,000 with the Cowboys on June 3. The seven-year veteran was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth-round...