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There’s a lot of Brock Vereen love going around these days with good reason. The rookie safety is running with the first team defense and seems to be performing well according to the coaches. Our mailbag focuses on the potential fall out from Vereen’s early success.
Will Chris Conte even make this team? - John in Wrigleyville
It’s still too early to speculate but he needs to come back healthy at the start of training camp to fight for a roster spot. I would say he makes it even if Vereen is a starter because no matter how bad people think Conte is, he’s a better player than M.D. Jennings.
You going with Clausen or Palmer? – Bridgette in South Loop
As crazy as it sounds, I’m rolling with Jimmy Clausen. He has a similar road to Josh McCown and I favor the guy who has had some starting experience. Look, I know he was terrible in Carolina but we just don’t know what to expect from Jordan Palmer and do you trust him if he’s forced to go into a game?
Can we trust Jay Cutler to stay ...
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The 2014 Chicago Bears’ defense will feature plenty of new faces. New names on the line include Jared Allen, Willie Young and Lamarr Houston join rookies Will Sutton and Ego Ferguson. The backfield was remade with Ryan Mundy and MD Jennings to pair with rookies Kyle Fuller and Brock Vereen. While these additions should prove to be very productive, it is the holdovers from the...
Chicago Bears linebacker D.J. Williams wants to regain his old form as the leader in the middle of the team's defense.
Williams will be competing in the middle with second year linebacker Jon Bostic.
The injury-prone veteran will have to prove he can stay healthy after missing 10 games in 2013 due to a torn pectoral muscle.
Coach Marc Trestman said Williams is the '...
Those familiar with the Chicago Bears and former quarterback Jim McMahon are well aware of his struggles with dementia. McMahon, 54, is best known as the quarterback of the 1985 Super Bowl winning Bears team but since his NFL career ended he has struggled with memory loss and has had thoughts of committing suicide. “I try to stay as close as I could to (girlfriend Laurie Navon...
The Chicago Bears announced the release of five players including veteran DE Israel Idonije and QB Jerrod Johnson on Thursday.
#Bears release DL Israel Idonije, S Sean Cattouse, QB Jerrod Johnson & TE Fendi Onobun while adding DE Jamil Merrell & LB Conor O’Neill
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) June 19, 2014
According to OverTheCap.com, the Bears will free up $990...
Posted to Chicago BearsBrandon Marshall was ranked as the 36th best player according to the NFL Top 100, which is allegedly done by players.
Marshall ended 2013 with 100 receptions for 1,295 yards and a career-high 12 touchdown receptions, which is the third-highest in franchise history, behind Ken Kavanaugh and Dick Gordon’s 13 in 1947 and 1970, respectively, and the most by a...
Posted to SuperBears SuperBowlPublic dates for the Chicago Bears Training Camp schedule have been released. The Bears practice at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. It’s a great chance for fans to see their favorite players up close, and is a family friendly event each and every day!
Per the Chicago Bears:
“Special note for morning practices: Gates will open at 9:00 am...
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
New Chicago Bears defensive linemen Jared Allen has been a big supporter of the men and women of the Armed Forces for years. During his days with the Minnesota Vikings he even formed a charity--Homes for Wounded Warriors Foundation--to help wounded veterans make their homes handicap accessible.Last week he returned to Minnesota in order to attend a special occasion for his charity...
The old saying is that teams with two starting quarterbacks really have none.
But what happens when a team has four backups?
The Bears have their starter locked in and locked up — Jay Cutler signed a seven-year extension in January — but are looking to replace Josh McCown as Cutler’s understudy. They likely will spend three days of mandatory minicamp, starting Tuesday, trying...
Posted to Chicago BearsJim McMahon recently appeared on the Today Show wearing a “Sausage King of Chicago” shirt, what a cool cat.
McMahon has been in the news lately regarding his involvement in the lawsuit regarding prescription drugs against the NFL, he’s also recently talked about suicide.
McMahon is also among about 500 former players in a class-action suit against the...
The Bears’ three-day mandatory minicamp opened on Tuesday with five quarterbacks still in uniforms: Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales, Jerrod Johnson and Jordan Palmer. Of those, one is expected to be gone perhaps as early as the end of this week.
The Bears are not required to cut anyone at this point but the organization has a history of letting players go once decisions...
In a series of minor roster transactions following the end of the Chicago Bears three-day mandatory mini-camp, the Bears released DT Israel Idonijie, a couple months removed from re-signing the veteran defender. For his NFL career, Idonije has started 50 of 149 games, registering 273 tackles, 29 sacks, 40 tackles for losses, six forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries. He [...]
It seems that Chicago Bear’s tight end Martellus Bennett is not afraid to speak his mind.
Martellus Bennett claims he got “sexier in the offseason.” Calls himself a “tight end w/a tight end.” Uh, I guess man.
— Michael C. Wright (@mikecwright) June 17, 2014
Well, at least we know the Bear’s players are staying in shape this offseason.
Written By: Caleb Colmenero
1. Matt Forte rushes for 1,400 yards
2. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffrey combine for 2,800 receiving yards (duo combined for 2,716 yards in 2013- Marshall 1,295 yds. Jeffrey 1,421 yds.)
3. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffrey combine for 20 TD Receptions (duo combined for 19 TD’s, Marshall 12, Jeffrey 7 in 2013)
4. Jared Allen...
I’ll be honest here. I’m not quite sure how to interpret this recent Yahoo! Sports headline:
“Chicago crime goes down during Bears games”
OK. So, at face value, when the Chicago Bears play football games, there is less crime in the city of Chicago. That’s fairly significant, since – referencing a 2013 study – Chicago had the 4th highest “Violent Crime Rate” in the...