Found March 01, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-3/220 Birthdate: 4/29/1983 School: Vanderbilt FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Year in and year out the Chicago Bears Jay Cutler is always thought of as being one of the young quarterbacks who will break out at his position. Decked out with arm strength, agility, a good sense of seeing down field and being very good at progressive reads, it is usually hard to argue against that train of thought. Yet year after year Cutler remains one of the most frustrating fantasy football players to own, no matter the size of your league. Thankfully though, for all the Chicago fans in the Windy City who have been waiting patiently for a quarterback to lead this team to Super Bowl glory, things were about to change. The stars were about to align just right as wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who just recently starred in the Pro Bowl representing the Miami Dolphins was traded to the Bears and reuniting Marshall with his former gunslinger quarterb...

Bears tag pass rusher Henry Melton

The Chicago Bears have placed the franchise tag on defensive tackle Henry Melton, reports the Chicago Sun-Times and confirmed by the team Friday.

Offseason Needs: Chicago Bears

1. Offensive Line If the Chicago Bears could pull it off, they would love to tear down the offensive line and start over in 2013. Even 2011 first-round pick Gabe Carimi’s job is in jeopardy, as he may be moved inside to guard in the near future. They have to come away with at least one starting lineman in free agency and another within the first three rounds of the draft. 2. Tight...

Bears put franchise tag on Henry Melton

The Chicago Bears have placed a franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton. In a statement Friday, General Manager Phil Emery said Melton has been a good player for the Bears and the team is using the franchise tag ''so his development continues as a Bear.'' Emery said the team will work with Melton to reach a multi-year agreement. The deadline for...

Bears Draft Prospects: G/C (Rounds 1-3)

Considering the team’s myriad issues along the front five, the Chicago Bears will surely be considering these interior offensive linemen in the early rounds of this year’s draft.

Bears use their franchise tag on Henry Melton

According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears have placed the franchise tag on defensive tackle Henry Melton. #Bears confirm that they have placed the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle @henmel. — Sean Jensen (@seankjensen) March 2, 2013 Melton put together 44 tackles, 6 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in 2012.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {};...

Bears slap Melton with franchise tag

Facing a looming Monday deadline, the Chicago Bears applied the franchise tag to Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton late Friday. The move allows the Bears and Melton’s agent to continue to work toward a long-term deal, something both sides want. It also virtually removes Melton from the free agent pool set to begin on March 12, where he would [...]

Bears tag Henry Melton

The Chicago Bears have tagged Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton, paying him more than $8 million in 2013, unless the two sides can reach a long-term agreement.

Former Bears QB Jim Miller remarks? insensitive? Deadspin blowing them out of proportion?

Former Chicago Bears QB Jim Miller came under fire from Deadspin. Here’s the original Deadspin article attacking Miller, from which the author did later admit he should have written differently. Today, the former Bears QB Jim Miller is an analyst for Comcast SportsNet during football season. Therefore, he should know better and be more politically correct in what he said. Then...

Bears now in a salary cap bind

By placing the franchise tag on Henry Melton, the Bears are now pressed up against the salary cap, meaning Phil Emery and Cliff Stein have to get creative in finding ways to clear up cap space.
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