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Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery has been busy today restructuring the Bears' roster in preparation for the regular season opener a week from Sunday.
The Bears traded fullback Tyler Clutts to the Houston Texans for third year CB Sherrick McManis who is originally from the Chicagoland area and a graduate of Northwestern. McManis has primarily been a backup in Houston during his first two seasons in the NFL. He has played in 23 games thus far in his career and returned kicks for the Texans last year. McManis averaged 20.5 yards per return on 10 returns last year for the Texans.
In another move the Bears are bringing back DT Amobi Okoye who was cut by the Tampa Buccaneers after he missed three preseason games recovering from a knee injury. Okoye underwent an arthroscopic knee procedure during the offseason and new Bucs coach Greg Schiano lamented that "eventually you have to go out and earn a spot".
Okoye's cut is the Bears' gain as the 24-year-old DT was an...
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Two days ago Jerod wrote his six bold predictions for this year’s NFL season. In that article he predicted the Chicago Bears’ offense would lead the Bears to a NFC North title.
Jerod brought up two very good points that people, specifically arrogant Packers fans, have seemed to forget about the Bears that I would like to expound on.
Point #1: The Bears’ Underrated Offense...
In Madden 13, the road uniforms of the Chicago Bears are white jerseys and orange pants, a combination not believed to have been ever used by the team.
The Chicago Bears are in the process of signing DT Amobi Okoye, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a knee scope that has kept him out of the preseason.
The Chicago Bears made 21 cuts on Friday night to get down to 53 players as required by the NFL.
Here’s how the Bears roster looks after trimming down to 53 players Friday night.
QB (2): Jay Cutler , Jason Campbell .
RB (3): Matt Forte , Michael Bush , Lorenzo Booker .
WR (6): Brandon Marshall , Alshon Jeffery , Earl Bennett , Devin Hester [29...
The Chicago Bears head to Cleveland Thursday night to battle the Browns in their final preseason game of 2012.
The starters will likely only play one or two drives in this game. This game is about the players on the roster bubble and the key backups.
The Bears roster is currently at 74 players, they need to be down to 53 players by Friday evening.
Here are five players you should...
Not since the mid 80's have football spirits been this high in the Windy City.Bears fans everywhere are finally excited about the possibility of fielding one of the most dynamic offensive groups in the NFC.Since acquiring franchise quarterback Jay Cutler in a 2009 blockbuster trade with the Denver Broncos, the Bears have not had the necessary wideout weapons to complement their...
The Chicago Bears executed a series of roster moves on Friday in order to reach the NFL imposed deadline of having rosters set at the 53-man limit. Veteran journeyman QB Josh McCown was released as the team decided to enter the 2012 season with just two quarterbacks, Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell on the roster. The Bears also executed a trade with the Houston Texans sending FB Tyler...
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Today NFL teams were able to organize their practice squads.
The Chicago Bears announced their eight man squad just about two hours after the 11:00 a.m. initial start.
Here are the eight players that make up the practice squad.
QB (1): Matt Blanchard 
RB (2): Armando Allen  , Harvey Unga 
WR (1): Joe Anderson 
OL (2): James Brown , Cory Brandon