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The Chicago Bears are signing Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl alternate free agent wide receiver and special-teams ace Eric Weems to a three-year contract, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Weems, 26, caught 11 passes for 90 yards last season. The 5-foot-9, 195-pounder is a strong special-teams contributor in kick coverage and as a return specialist. Last season, Weems returned 24 kicks for 563 yards and 32 punts for 315 yards and recorded 12 tackles on special teams. The former Bethune-Cookman standout was selected as a first-team alternate for the Pro bowl as a special teams player. Source: Scout.com
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The Chicago Bears have signed Eric Weems.
The deal is for three years. Official terms of his contract were not disclosed.
He was a 2010 Pro Bowler, and has returned 113 kickoffs for 2,896 yards. He has one touchdown in 55 career games.
He has also returned 77 punts for 815 yards. He also has one punt...
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Two offensive players are returning to the Atlanta Falcons.
A source told FOXSports.com that wide receiver Harry Douglas had agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension. Financial details weren't immediately available.
Backup quarterback Chris Redman also signed a one-year deal, a source said. Financial details weren't immediately available.
Paired with starters...
Josina Anderson of ESPN reports cornerback Kelvin Hayden has a scheduled visit with the Bears Wednesday according to his agent Fletcher Smith. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
Quarterback Jason Campbell agreed to a one-year contract Tuesday with the Chicago Bears and will back up Jay Cutler.
Campbell has spent the past two years in Oakland after playing his first four seasons with Washington and has started 70 of the 71 games he has appeared in. But he was injured midway through last season and the Raiders brought in Carson Palmer.
He has completed 1...
The Chicago Bears didn’t waste any time once the free agency period began. The team has reportedly traded two third round picks to Miami for wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
Rebuffed in their attempts to add a big-time pass rushing threat opposite Julius Peppers, the Chicago Bears re-signed Defensive End Israel Indonijie to a one-year contract. Idonijie is a effort player and good locker room presence who plays the run well but offers little in terms of pass rush. Idonije has appeared in 118 games (39 starts) with the Bears [...]
Day two of the NFL’s free agency period wasn’t as crazy for the Bears as it was during the first day.
The Bears re-signed veteran QB Josh McCown and TE Kellen Davis today. They also inked WR/KR Eric Weems to a contract.
Let’s breakdown the Bears signings and rumors by position:
QB: Josh McCown signed with the Bears late last season off the street. He started two games and completed...
As the Broncos wait anxiously for quarterback Peyton Manning to make his decision, they have gone to work on the other position by arranging to bring in safety Brandon Meriweather for a visit. Meriweather, 28, was a first-round draft choice of the New England Patriots in 2007, a Pro Bowler in 2009-10, but then cut in 2011 benched by the Chicago After signing a one-year, $3.25 million...
Denver and Tennessee have interest in DE John Abraham, according to league sources. The timing of QB Peyton Mannings decision has led to a lag in the market for Abraham. The Broncos and Titans are awaiting word from Manning before they can determine how much cap-space theyll have and what their budgets will look like. Source: Jason, LaCanfora, NFL.com Attached Thumbnails
Quarterback Jason Campbell will visit the Chicago Bears, according to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network.
The Bears covet a solid backup quarterback, especially when you consider Jay Cutlers recent track record with injuries, and Campbell would make a fine addition if he ends up in Chicago. And Caleb Hanie will likely never be trusted at the controls of an NFL offense...
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The Chicago Bears have made strides since Free Agency began. The signing of Brandon Marshall gives Chicago a No. 1 receiver that has been missing for years. Eric Weems and Blake Costanzo were special teams players.This allows the Bears to replace players like Corey Graham and Zach Bowman. One thing people do not know about the Chicago Bears is how much...
Free agency is still seconds away from beginning, and yet we've already been dealt the first major move.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Dolphins have traded receiver Brandon Marshall to the Bears, where he'll reunite with quarterback Jay Cutler.
The Fins received two third-round picks -- one in 2012, the other in 2013 -- in exchange for the mercurial wideout...
The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms of a trade w Miami for wide receiver Brandon Marshall in exchange for two third-round picks according to Jay Glazer of FOXSports. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails