Found February 22, 2014 on Sports Mockery:
Chicago Bears Football – It was not a good year for the Chicago Bears defense. In fact, it was a terrible year. Running backs did cartwheels across our defensive line, while wide receivers blew past the safeties and quarterbacks danced away from some sacks. Still, it was not all so bad. There are some players who are certain that they will return. These include key cogs like Tim Jennings and Lance Briggs. Another defensive player who’s future is up in the air is Corey Wootton. When he was drafted in 2010 he was drafted to an outstanding defense. It was a good year for the Chicago Bears and a very good year for Corey Wootton. Even though he only played in six games, one of those games was when he eneded the career of the notorious Brett Farve.  If nothing else stands out in his career with the Chicago Bears at least this hit will. Yet something does still stand out with Wootton. The 2013 season was possibly his best year as far as overall defense is concerned and he spent the major...

Weekly Rewind: Brandon Marshall’s next contract; Mount Rushmore; great moments in combine history

In case you missed it: Columns from the Cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Chicago Bears this week along with national featured columns you may enjoy.   Chicago Bears - Brandon Marshall will watch this year’s free agency very closely. (READ) - The Bears are not the team for the league’s prototype uniforms. (READ) - Martellus Bennett was brought...

Report: Jets interested in signing Josh McCown

One of the teams that inhabits MetLife Stadium is in the business of insurance. Quarterback insurance. The New York Daily News reports the Jets are "eying" Bears QB Josh McCown in free agency to provide a "viable alternative" to incumbent starter Geno Smith. While Gang Green is "cautiously optimistic" that Smith, coming off a largely uneven rookie...

Bears shopping first-round draft pick

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery possess such a dry sense of humor, it's difficult every now and then to differentiate between his jokes and serious statements, but he certainly seems very willing to trade the club's 14th overall pick in May's NFL draft. Asked at the NFL combine inside Lucas Oil Stadium whether it would be more difficult to trade down because...

GM Phil Emery says Bears will 'evaluate' DE Julius Peppers, could be a cap casualty

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery admitted that the team will "evaluate" DE Julius Peppers this offseason and his contract status. Peppers has a $18 million cap number in 2014 and the club could free up nearly $10 million salary-cap space by releasing Peppers.

Report: Bears Meeting With The Agent For DT Jay Ratliff

Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago is “hearing” that the Bears will meet with free agent DT Jay Ratliff‘s agent at the Combine this weekend. Wright adds that the Bears also interested in re-signing CB Kelvin Hayden. Ratliff, 32, has been mentioned as a candidate to return to Chicago for a few months now, so this news doesn’t come as a much of a surprise. The Bears signed...

Jets interested in Bears free agent QB Josh McCown

According to Ken Patra of, reports are surfacing that the New York Jets are interested in Chicago Bears backup quarterback and soon to be free agent Josh McCown. McCown stepped in for an injured Jay Cutler during the 2013 and played well enough to start a QB controversy and now substantial interest in upcoming free agency.

Chicago Bears 2014 Opponents: What Are They Up Against?

Chicago Bears Football - Although the order has not yet been determined, we now know who the Chicago Bears will be playing next season, and it is a laundry list of playoff teams.  Overall, the Chicago Bears schedule for 2014 ranks 18th in terms of strength. What does that mean both at home and abroad? Bears Schedule at Home At home the Chicago Bears actually have one of the easiest...

Bears' Charles Tillman only wants to play cornerback

Charles Tillman does not want to play safety anywhere in the NFL.  Instead, he wants to stay in his current position at cornerback, even if it means moving on from the Chicago Bears, reports Kevin Patra of 33-year-old soon-to-be free agent is coming off a season riddled with injuries that ended with a spot on the injured reserve list with a torn triceps muscle.  Chicago...

The Perfect Chicago Bears Draft

AP Photo/Johnny Vy Shelly Tsirulik NFL Draft and Chicago Bears Writer The Chicago Bears have an eventful off season in front of them, with 25 free agents on their roster to deal with. As a result of having so few players signed, the Bears have a fair amount of cap space, which can be used in a multitude of ways. Most of that money should be spent on the defense, since the offense...

Chicago Bears NFL Draft Discussion: Possible Future Tight Ends

Chicago Bears Football – The NFL Draft Combine has begun and early Saturday the tight ends and offensive lineman will go through all there drills and be evaluated. I give a short list of players the Bears could be looking at to play tight end opposite of Martellus Bennett. As always, thank you for listening I appreciate all of it. Tweet us @SportsMockery or comment below! Author...

Bears in need of salary cap bump

The NFL salary cap for 2014 is expected to jump into the range of $130 million, roughly $7 million more than last season. For the cap-strapped Chicago Bears, that's music to Phil Emery's ears.

Bears Free Agency: Nate Collins

Nate Collins was an active member of the Bears’ defensive line rotation last season before an ACL injury derailed his campaign. Is the unproven defensive tackle worth another year in Chicago?

Jets reportedly interested in Josh McCown

Josh McCown filled in admirably for the Chicago Bears last season when Jay Cutler missed time with various injuries. The 34-year-old veteran compiled an impressive passer rating of 109.0 in eight games. He threw 13 touchdowns and just one interception. Because of his performance, McCown will receive plenty of offers when he becomes a free […]

REPORT: Jets interested in Josh McCown

The New York Jets might not be convinced Geno Smith is their starting quarterback for next season. According to the New York Daily News, The Jets are looking at Bears quarterback Josh McCown just in case Smith takes a step back this year. This also likely spells the end of the Mark Sanchez era in New York. McCown had 13 touchdowns and one interception with the Bears last season...

Exclusive Interview: Former Bears first-round pick Michael Haynes talks everything football, including his NFL career

In 2003, the Chicago Bears had two first-round picks to their disposal. They used the No. 14 selection on defensive lineman Michael Haynes and then picked quarterback Rex Grossman at No. 22. Haynes, a Brooklyn native played college football at Penn State, where he was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2002. He is currently at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis...
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