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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...
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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...
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...
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.
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...
According to Ken Patra of NFL.com, 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 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?
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At home the Chicago Bears actually have one of the easiest...
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 NFL.com.The 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...
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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 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.
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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.
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?
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 […]
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...
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...