Posted April 24, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Nick Roach
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Nick Roach and Stephen Paea were voted by teammates as the rookie and veteran that best exemplify the courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor of the late Brian Piccolo.

Bears Linebacker Brian Urlacher Has Put Some Quality Notches on His Belt

Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is reportedly hot and heavy with former Playboy playmate, actress and anti-vaccine advocate Jenny McCarthy. The two were leaving a Beverly Hills steakhouse earlier this month when they were “accidentally” caught by TMZ cameras. (It seems to me that if you didn’t want your relationship public, you’d choose a nice Japanese restaurant...

RB Kahlil Bell signs tender with Bears

Restricted free-agent running back Kahlil Bell has signed his one-year tender offer from the Chicago Bears. Bell ran for 337 yards and averaged 4.3 per carry in his third season in the league. He rushed for 240 yards over the final three weeks but committed three fumbles over the last two games, including two in a loss to Green Bay. Bell is expected to be the third running back...

Bears sign G Rachal to one-year pact

The Chicago Bears signed guard Chilo Rachal to a one-year deal Monday. Rachal spent the past four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. The former second-round draft pick out of Southern California in 2008 started 38 games and appeared in 55 total during his time with the 49ers.

Chicago Bears 2012 Draft Guide

Chicago Bears mock drafts, player projections, positional analysis, video interviews, game film, prospect spotlights and much more in Bear Report's comprehensive pre-draft guide.

Roach, Paea honored as Piccolo recipients

The Chicago Bears and the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund announced Stephen Paea and Nick Roachas the 2011 Brian Piccolo Award winners. The honor has been given to a Bears rookie since 1970 and was expanded in 1992 to include a veteran winner. Bears players vote for the rookie and veteran who best exemplify the courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and [...]

Bears Bell inks tender offer

In a minor move prior to the NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears re-signed running back Kahlil Bell. Bell gives the Bears added depth and provides further insurance should fellow RB Matt Forte hold out for any length of time during this summer’s training camp. The official release from the Bears follows: The Chicago Bears announced the signing of restricted free [...]

Bears re-sign RB Bell

Running back Kahlil Bell signed his one-year restricted free agent tender with the Bears. He showed good vision, quickness and power along with pass-catching ability while replacing injured Matt Forte at the end of last season, but is likely to be third on the depth chart behind Forte and Michael Bush in 2012. Re-signing Bell gives the Bears two capable backs should Forte have...

Bell signs RFA tender

Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell, who started two games for the club last season, signed his restricted free agent tender this afternoon, keeping him on the team for at least one more year.

The Emery 7: Chicago Bears’ Probable Short List of Potential 1st Round Draft Picks

With the NFL draft upon us, Phil Emery is faced with his first draft as new Bears general manager. With a playoff-contending team and a roster of veteran players who want to win now, Emery has a tricky decision to make about who he wants to draft in Round 1: a “ready now” player who will help the Bears immediately in 2012, or a player who may not start right away but has the...

Bears seem to have options in Emery's first draft

The Chicago Bears have the 19th overall pick in the NFL draft that begins Thursday night. There are question marks on both lines, a need for a young linebacker and a hole at receiver even with Brandon Marshall joining the team in free agency. Options at defensive end could include Alabama's Courtney Upshaw, North Carolina's Quinton Coples and Illinois' Whitney Mercilus...

2012 NFL Mock Draft, Chicago Bears Edition

Ever since the 2012 NFL season ended, fans and analysts have been waiting for the draft. The first round takes place on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, while second and third rounds take place Friday. Rounds 4-7 will happen on Saturday. This is the first draft for new Bears general manager Phil Emery. By looking at his frame of work with free agency, it seems like he isn’t afraid to fill...

The Bears Den: April 24, 2012

Bears have 7 players in mind for their top draft pick - Approaching draft with "must win now" mindset. Could allow for trading down. Ahead of (and behind) the Bears at No. 19 on draft day - Moon Mullin: some concern with teams directly before and after them. Larry Mayer: Bears entering NFL Draft with flexibility - The acquisition of 10 new players this offseason gives...
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