Posted March 15, 2013 on
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.
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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...
On Wednesday, a press conference was held in to introduce to introduce the newest member of the Chicago Bears, former New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett. Coming off a remarkable season in New York, Bennett signed a a reported four-year, $20 million contract with the Bears, and if this presser — not to mention is colorful past history — is any indication, Bears fans are...
The Chicago Bears made two big announcements with the additions of Martellus Bennett and Jermon Bushrod, and the expected roster cuts to free up cap space, but there is still plenty more that needs to be accomplished. The Bears still have 11 free agents of their own that they have expressed interest in bringing back and not one of them has signed yet.
So where should the...
New Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod said playing under OC Aaron Kromer, who was his coach in New Orleans, is the main reason he chose to play in the Windy City.
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 break down the signings of Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett and consider what moves the Bears will have to make next:
With the additions of Martellus Bennett and Jermon Bushrod yesterday, Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery has given Jay Cutler everything the QB needs to bring his game to the next level.
The New York Giants have plugged a gaping hole at the tight end position after the departure of Martellus Bennett, who signed with the Chicago Bears.
TE Brandon Myers has agreed to sign with the Giants.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 17, 2013
At his press conference today, Martellus Bennett said Brandon Marshall, who actively recruited the big tight end, was a big reason he chose to sign with the Chicago Bears.
Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery says now that Jermon Bushrod is installed at left tackle, the right tackle spot will come down to a competition between Gabe Carimi and J’Marcus Webb.
The Chicago Bears have released tight end Kellen Davis.
The Bears announced the move Wednesday, one day after signing versatile tight end Martellus Bennett away from the New York Giants. Bennett spent one year with the Giants and had career highs with 55 receptions, 626 yards and five touchdowns.
Davis appeared in all 80 games with 35 starts over five seasons for the Bears. He...