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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.
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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...
It did not take for the National Football League’s 2013 Free Agent Frenzy to begin as minutes after the clock struck 4 PM EST to ring in the new league year, free agents have started agreeing to terms. One notable signing that has to catch the eye of fantasy football owners is tight end Martellus Bennett agreeing to terms with the Chicago Bears according to Mike Clay of Pro Football...
One of the NFL's top tight ends had a new contract just one minute into Tuesday's free-agent signing period.
Profootballfocus.com first reported that Martellus Bennett will be leaving the New York Giants for the Chicago Bears.
Bennett quickly confirmed the news on his Twitter account (@JoeGryffindor).
"I'm proud to say I'll be joining my other brother (Brandon...
Free agent tight end Martellus Bennett says he is headed to the Chicago Bears and leaving the New York Giants.
He wrote Tuesday on Twitter that he's ''proud to say I'll be joining'' Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall in Chicago next season and added a ''(hash)BEARDOWN'' at the end of the post. He wrote moments later wrote that the deal is...
Breaking News - Tight end Martellus Bennett has agreed in principle to a contract that will have him bring his services to the Windy City. The news broke as Bennett tweeted at the start of Tuesday’s NFL free agency period, “I’m proud to say I’ll be joining my other brother @bmarshall next season.#BEARDOWN.”
NFL Impact - This comes as quite a surprise. Not that Bennett...
Ian Rapoport reports that the Chicago Bears and free agent OT Jermon Bushrod are finalizing a long-term agreement.
Sean Jenson reports that Bushrod’s deal is a five-year agreement.
The Saints were reportedly trying to retain Bushrod, but the Bears were clearly targeting an offensive tackle and Bushrod probably made the most sense for them given the addition of Aaron Kormer as...
The New York Giants weren’t able to come to an agreement with tight end Martellus Bennett before the start of the 2013 NFL Free Agency period got underway at 4:00 p.m. ET Tuesday and the Chicago Bears took advantage right away.
Bennett has reportedly agreed to terms on a deal with the Bears and becomes one of the first unrestricted free agents to sign with a new team, per Mike...
Drew Brees has lost his blindside protector in left tackle Jermon Bushrod.
The Chicago Bears have made a statement that they want to protect their quarterback Jay Cutler by handing Bushrod a multi-year package worth millions.
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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.
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...
The Bears could be in the market for a developmental quarterback in this year’s draft, and may even select a passer higher than most assume, to put pressure on Jay Cutler.