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Cards add O-line depth by signing G Rachal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals added some offensive line depth Wednesday by signing veteran free-agent guard Chilo Rachal. Rachal (6-feet-5, 323 pounds) started eight games for the Chicago Bears last season but left the team on Nov. 21 for "personal reasons" and was later put on the reservenon-football injury list. He spent the previous four seasons with the San Francisco...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign OL Chilo Rachel

According to Mike Jureski of XTRA 910 radio, the Cardinals signed OL Chilo Rachal to a one-year contract. Rachal, 27, had a forgettable 2012 season to say the least. He mysteriously left the Bears for a day, which led to him being benched in favor of Chris Spencer. Chicago subsequently placed him on the reserve/non-football injury list for the remainder of the season. Pro Football...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rachal placed on Bears' reserve/non-football injury list

Chicago Bears guard Chilo Rachal won't play again this season after being placed on the reserve/non-football injury list. Wednesday, after being told he had lost his starting job to Chris Spencer, Rachal stormed out of Halas Hall and was placed on the exempt/left squad list. He returned Thursday. Coach Lovie Smith was asked if there's any chance of Rachal, who started...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Rachal: "I'm never comfortable"

The Bears promoted Chilo Rachal to starting left guard this week. Yet with all of the movement along the offensive line so far this year, Rachal realizes his grasp on the position is tenuous.
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears’ Chilo Rachal has slimmed down to 310

Chilo Rachal was once a 2nd round pick of the San Francisco 49ers in 2008, but he has largely been a disappointment so far in his career. Rachal was once a starter in San Francisco, but lost his starting job due to poor play. Lack of work ethic and discipline were large contributing factors to his struggles. However, as a free agent this offseason, the Bears took a flier on him,...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears sign G Rachal to one-year pact

The Chicago Bears signed guard Chilo Rachal to a one-year deal Monday. Rachal spent the past four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. The former second-round draft pick out of Southern California in 2008 started 38 games and appeared in 55 total during his time with the 49ers.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Rachal adds to the competition at guard

Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Chilo Rachal, signed by the Bears this week, steps into an already crowded guard situation in Chicago, yet he still should get a shot to start.
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears sign guard Chilo Rachal

The Chicago Bears have signed free agent guard Chilo Rachal, according to a tweet by Ian Rapoport earlier today. Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2008 NFL draft by San Francisco, Rachal has spent his entire career with the 49ers until now. He participated in 55 out of a possible 64 games, starting in 38 of them. The Bears are actively trying to shore up an offensive life that gave...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Bears sign OG Chilo Rachal to a one year deal

A report from Ian Rapoport a reporter with the NFL network says the Bears have signed former 49ers offensive guard Chilo Rachal to a one year contract.  Rachal was a strong run blocker in 2010 but lost his starting job at the end of the 2011 season.  According to reports from ProFootballFocus Rachal graded out as one of the worst offensive guards in the league last year. Contrastly...
Via Midway Illustrated
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Relegated to bench, Rachal still aims 'to be the best'

After dropping 30 pounds in the offseason and earning rave reviews during training camp, right guard Chilo Rachal appeared poised to fulfill the expectations the 49ers had when they made him the No. 39 pick in the 2008 draft. Safe to say, that breakout season hasn't materialized. Ten...
Via Niner Insider
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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