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ALSHON JEFFERY RUMORS

Eagles expected to chase Alshon Jeffery in free agency

Despite Carson Wentz throwing for more than 3,700 yards last season, the Philadelphia Eagles’ leading receiver was a tight end.The Eagles hope to change that by possibly signing the best free-agent wide receiver on the market. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that Philadelphia is expected to “be in on” Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.The former Pro Bowl selection...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Football Focus names Melvin Ingram as NFL’s top 2017 free agent

An underrated edge rusher from the recently relocated Los Angeles Chargers has been named the top 2017 free agent by Pro Football Focus.Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who produced 8.5 sacks for the Chargers in 2016, topped PFF’s list of “likely” free agents, an important designation this time of year. Not included in the list were players such as Pittsburgh Steelers running...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery guarantees Bears will win Super Bowl next year

The Chicago Bears have not had a winning season since 2012, but star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery believes the team is in for a massive turnaround next year. In fact, he guarantees it. After the Bears were blown out 38-10 in their regular season finale against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jeffery guaranteed a Super Bowl championship is in store next season. Alshon Jeffery: “I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery addresses four-game PED suspension

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery was suspended by the NFL after testing positive for PEDs. Hours after the news broke, Jeffery responded with a statement on the matter, accepting responsibility for taking a supplement that contained a banned substance. “As a professional athlete, I have been careful about what I put in my body," he said. "I took a recommended supplement to...
Via Sportsnaut
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery suspended four games for violating PED policy

The Chicago Bears announced on Monday that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drug use. It’s unclear what substance Jeffery tested positive for, as the NFL does not reveal details of failed PED tests. Jeffery has been one of the best receivers in football when healthy, but he seems to always...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bears not expected to trade Alshon Jeffery

Despite trade rumors surrounding Alshon Jeffery, the Chicago Bears are not expected to move the star wide receiver at the deadline, sources tell Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller. Jeffery is not expected to be traded for two reasons. One, his contract status complicates a potential trade, according to a report by Pro Football Talk. The Bears used the franchise tag on Jeffery last...
Via The Sports Daily
October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery is really upset about Bears’ red-zone woes

It has most definitely been a frustrating past couple seasons for wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and the Chicago Bears. Sitting at 1-5 on the season and tied for the worst record in the NFC, Chicago has now lost 15 of its past 22 dating back to the start of the 2015 campaign. While Jeffery looks to change this on the field, it’s readily apparent that he’s becoming increasingly...
Via Sportsnaut
October 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Alshon Jeffery, Bears unlikely to reach long-term deal

It looks quite likely that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will be spending his 2016 season playing under the franchise tag. Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reported Monday that Jeffery will almost certainly fail to reach an agreement on a long-term deal with the Chicago Bears before the July 15 deadline. Jeffery is said to be asking for a salary much higher than anything the Bears...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Not a lot of confidence’ on long-term deal for Jeffery

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery might be looking at playing the 2016 season under the franchise tag. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Bears and Jeffery remain far apart on negotiating a long-term deal ahead of the July 15 deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign new deals. “There’s not a lot of confidence,” Garafolo said. “I sense that both sides...
Via The Sports Daily
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery will not hold out for long-term contract

Like most other NFL players who are given the franchise tag by their teams, Alshon Jeffery would prefer to sign a long-term contract. Is the star receiver going to hold out in an attempt to get the Chicago Bears to give him one? Nope. Jeffery showed up to minicamp on Monday and told reporters he is happy to be back. Alshon reports to #Bears minicamp.Jeffery: "I feel great to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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