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The Chicago Bears strengthened another position group Thursday, adding former Tampa Bay linebacker Geno Hayes to the roster. Hayes agreed to a one-year deal and should push incumbent starter Nick Roach, as well as give the Bears some insurance protection. The move also provides General Manager Phil Emery with flexibility heading into next week’s draft, allowing the club to pick the best player [...]
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Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune believes it’s unlikely the Bears will trade running back Matt Forte, but he also doesn’t believe it can be completely ruled out either.
As Pompei points out, the problem with trading Forte is that the Bears would still need to sign him to the long-term deal that he desires and they don’t want to pay him. But if a team was willing to make the...
Rumors that actress/model Jenny McCarthy and Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher were dating began when the two were seen leaving Mastro’s steakhouse in Beverly Hills together. McCarthy essentially confirmed she has a new romance when answering questions to promote a new show she’s hosting.
“I’m interested in someone,” she said, per People.
When asked if she was dating...
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent linebacker Geno Hayes on Thursday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Hayes collected 64 tackles and one interception in 16 games last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The 24-year-old Hayes has recorded 257 tackles, seven sacks and four interceptions in four NFL seasons.
The Chicago Bears added some linebacker depth on Thursday. The Bears agreed to a one-year contract with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes. Hayes, a Florida State University product, was not retained by the Buccaneers after a poor performance in the 2011 season, eventually being benched towards the end of the Buccaneers dismal 2011 season. Hayes was signed to provide depth...
Continuing to shore up a problem area, the Chicago Bears signed former San Francisco guard Chilo Rachal to a one year deal on Wednesday. Rachal, a second round pick of the 49′ers in the 2008 draft from USC, will battle a host of Bears holdovers for playing time. General Manager Phil Emery continues to show an aggressive approach in creating [...]
The Bears added some experience to the offensive line today with the signing of guard Chilo Rachal.
Rachal was inked to a one-year deal today by Chicago. The NFL Network first reported the signing.
The former second-round pick out of USC has started 38 games at guard in San Francisco since being drafted in 2008.
He started six games during his rookie season in 2008, 15 games in 2009...
The Chicago Bears have signed free agent guard Chilo Rachal, according to a tweet by Ian Rapoport earlier today.
Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2008 NFL draft by San Francisco, Rachal has spent his entire career with the 49ers until now. He participated in 55 out of a possible 64 games, starting in 38 of them.
The Bears are actively trying to shore up an offensive life that gave...
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No team uses the underdog/no respect stigma as a motivator better than the Chicago Bears under Lovie Smith. He's been brilliant in fostering an "us against the world" mentality. Sometimes it's manufactured and sometimes it's warranted, but this year it'll be hard to rally the troops around that particular battle cry.
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Last season we saw how important it is to have depth at every position. A few key injuries was all it took to turn what looked like a promising season into a disappointing one for the Bears. New general manager Phil Emery has been busy signing numerous players during this year's free agency period, and it's time to take a look at those signings and what the added depth...
Chicago Bears fans love their lunch pail guys. I say that and you should immediately know the type; hard-nosed, tough guys, don't get national recognition, guys who play for years, lock down their position but maybe never get Pro-Bowl status. Guys like Big Cat Williams, Hunter Hillenmeyer, Izzy Idonije, Tom Waddle. Well Jared Crick is that type of guy; not explosive or a freak...