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Journeyman free agent safety Troy Nolan has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nolan, who played eight games in 2012, split his time with three different franchises; the Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans.
Nolan provides training camp depth with an outside chance of making the roster as a special teams player and backup safety.
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It appears that the Bucs new multi-million dollar man was hurt during training camp practice on Monday. According to the Tampa Bay Times, wide receiver Mike Williams was hurt as practice was wrapping up. Mike Williams limped off the field, walking a little stiff-legged, with a trainer after today’s practice. Williams had made a diving catch over the middle to set up K Derek Dimke’s...
Well, if you wanted to know who was going to fire the first shot, quarterback Jay Cutler would have been a good guess. All eyes are on Culter in Chicago this season and with that said, he made his first questionable decision to comment on an issue that undermind the new coaching staff.
Chicago Bears first round pick guard Kyle Long missed the entire offseason due to NFL rules over graduation dates; however, you’d never know the difference. The 6’6, 313 pound long has shown brute strength in splitting reps with veteran James Brown. Long has worked with Jay Glazer of Fox Sports on mixed martial arts fighting techniques in the offseason and he says it has...
The Chicago Bears have confirmed that defensive end Turk McBride was carted off the practice field with a ruptured Achilles.
LM: #Bears defensive end Turk McBride carted off practice field with ruptured Achilles tendon.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) July 29, 2013
There’s no doubt that McBride is done for the season.
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Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman admit change can be difficult, even when it's necessary.
Like all the Bears in coach Marc Trestman's first camp, Briggs and Tillman are finding they have to adapt. The two most senior Bears on defense in terms of time spent in Chicago are trying to help convert the Bears' cover-2 system that served them so well under former coach Lovie...
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson has been frequently lining up in the slot during training camp.Fantasy Spin:The Times predicts he'll be a fixture there during Tampa Bay's two-minute offense. Jackson had his best season in 2012, catching 72 catches for 1,384 yards and eight touchdowns. Being more versatile can't hurt.
LIFE AFTER FOOTBALL
Recently retired Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher didn't wait long to land a new gig, this time with the upcoming Fox Sports 1.
The NFL Players Association wants to determine if the Tampa Bay Buccaneers leaked information about quarterback Josh Freeman being in the NFL's substance abuse program.
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said Tuesday, ''We are sufficiently concerned about what we've heard to begin an investigation.''
Freeman said in a statement released by his agent...
Outside of Charles Tillman, no Chicago Bears cornerback has been more impressive in training camp than second-year player Isaiah Frey, who could challenge for the starting nickelback gig.
Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton is starting to grow into the nickname he’s always had.
“They call me Coreysaurus, cuz of my height and long neck,” Wootton told me in an exclusive during his days at Northwestern. In 2012, the 6’8″ and lanky Corey Wootton started to play like that ferocious dinosaur nickname on the professional level.
In Week 9 against the Tennessee...
As with any NFL training camp the first day a team jumps into full pads is the most anticipated day of the preseason. Finally you get to see the rookies mix it up with the veterans and see how the new additions fit in with the team. For the Chicago Bears the anticipation was even higher with a new coaching staff and a shiny new offensive line to unveil. Everyone in attendance...
1-on-1 pass-rush drills between offensive and defensive linemen from the first padded practice of Bears training camp, including Kyle Long showing why he's a first-round pick.