Posted February 19, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Israel Idonije
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
For the second offseason in a row, Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije is set to become a free agent. Should the team re-sign the veteran or let the 32-year-old walk?

Restructuring Julius Peppers is the key for Bears to be players in free agent market

The Chicago Bears are roughly $9 million under the cap; however, if they use the franchise tag, that number will drop dramatically. The Bears can restructure Julius Peppers' contract and they would free up about $6 million in space. According to Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have done this before with Peppers and it may be the case again. Briggs writes: ...

Chicago Bears Free Agency Target: Brian de la Puente Should Be Top Priority

The Chicago Bears have a need in free agency, they need to start to rebuild the offensive line and the perfect place to start would be by signing free agent center Brian de la Puente from the Saints.  The center from New Orleans represents an ideal fit for the Bears for a number of different reasons which I will list here.  First the Bears have a need at the center position...

Chicago Bears Roster Cut Considersations: Kellen Davis

Kellen Davis showed a lot of promise as a player for the Chicago Bears in his limited action.  At one time it was thought that Davis could consistently catch 40 to 50 balls a season and be a very good TE threat for the Bears.  He had shown some solid ability speed good hands and he's a big target that can jump. This was supposed to be the year the Davis broke out and replaced...

Which quarterback should the Chicago Bears draft?

Before you get up in arms about the title, let me make this clear: this is not an article proposing that the Bears should pick a quarterback in the 1st round of this year’s draft to replace Jay Cutler. If the Bears take a quarterback at all, it will be with one of their later selections in the 4th, 5th, 6th, or even 7th rounds. No quarterback taken that late will challenge for...

Bears Could Approach DE Julius Peppers About Restructuring His Contract

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune writes that the Chicago Bears could approach DE Julius Peppers about restructuring his current contract that will pay him a sizable base salary of $12.9 million for the 2013 season. Peppers currently counts $16.3 million against the team’s salary cap and is under contract for another three season with base salaries of $13.9 million and...

Mayock: Bears must go O-line in 1st round

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says the Chicago Bears should be targeting four offensive linemen when it's their turn to pick at 20th overall.

Holde ‘em or Fold ‘em: Kelvin Hayden

Should the Chicago Bears re-sign cornerback Kelvin Hayden, who served as the club’s nickelback for much of 2012, or let the seven-year veteran walk in free agency?

Bears Kicker Robbie Gould Marrying His Waitress At Harry Caray’s; Wedding Registry

Bears kicker Robbie Gould, who made his Busted Coverage debut way back in 2008 via a booze-fueled Cabo trip with a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, is getting married this Saturday. Gould found the lucky woman, Lauren Cozzi, as you’d expect – at a bar. Gould told a Chicago Internet site last year that he met his bride via the old fashioned way. Are you single or seeing anyone? I’m...

Hold ‘em or Fold ‘em: Nick Roach

How important will it be for the Chicago Bears to re-sign linebacker Nick Roach, a potential long-term replacement for Brian Urlacher, once free agency begins this offseason?

Dan Hawkins Is The New Head Chef In Montreal

((HT: FoxSports)) The Montreal Alouettes have named Dan Hawkins their new head coach- replacing Marc Trestman, who is now coach for the Chicago Bears. All Trestman did was take the Als to back-to-back Grey Cup titles in 2009 and '10 and was named the CFL's coach of the year in '09. Hawkins last coaching gig was at Colorado where he flamed out gloriously- going 19...

Free Agent Options: Cornerback

The Bears could be in the market for a nickelback this offseason, as both Kelvin Hayden and D.J. Moore are free agents. Here are a handful of free agents that could assume that role in Chicago.
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