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Corey Wootton Comes Full Circle, Signs With Vikings

You may have heard that the Minnesota Vikings signed former Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton to a one-year contract on Thursday. You may have read through that and been pleased on several levels. First, Wootton's contract is a one-year, "prove it" type contract with small investment, but potentially good pay-back for the team. It also adds some needed depth to the defensive...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Wootton agrees to one-year deal with the Vikings

Per defensive lineman Corey Wootton's agent he has agreed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings reports Dan Hanzus of NFL.com. Per a source who has seen the details of the contract it is worth a maximum of $2 million.Photo by Jeffrey Beall via WikimediaThe former Chicago Bears lineman has been dealing with a hip issue for the past two seasons. In that period he played in...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Corey Wootton

Career Stats: 4 Years in league | 11 Sacks, 3 Forced Fumbles, 70 Tackle It is safe to say the Vikings defensive line will look a tad different in 2014. Wootton is the most recent to be added to the bunch, the defensive lineman has played his entire career in Chicago after being drafted in the 4th round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Coming out of Northwestern I was very high on the defensive...
Via DraftSeason
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings sign free-agent DE Wootton

The Minnesota Vikings aren'€™t slowing down in their attempt to overhaul the league'€™s second-worst defense from last year and give new coach Mike Zimmer pieces for his unit. Hours after Minnesota officially announced signing defensive tackle Tom Johnson from the New Orleans Saints, the Vikings apparently added more depth to the defensive line. Former Chicago Bears defensive...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: How much did the Bears defense improve?

With most of the big free agent signings already over with and team’s focusing on the draft, it’s worth wondering how much better the Bears are right now than when they concluded the 2013 season. At least one famous Chicago writer speculated that the Bears aren’t really much better at all. Chicago Football’s Hub Arkush doesn’t think Lamarr Houston is an upgrade over Julius...
Via cover32 - Bears
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Corey Wootton Free Agent Officially, According To His Twitter Page

The Chicago Bears Corey Wootton free agent officially, that according to a tweet he sent out Saturday morning. Wootton, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his hip on January 6th, will test the free agency waters. Crazy to think yesterday might be the last time I ever set foot in halas hall #FreeAgent — Corey Wootton (@CoreyWootton) March 8, 2014   Wootton, a Northwestern alumni...
Via Sports Mockery
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future of Chicago Bears Defense: Corey Wootton

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...
Via Sports Mockery
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Wootton undergoes hip surgery

Bears defensive lineman Corey Wooton underwent surgery today to repair a hip labrum and a decompression of a terminal femoroacetabular impingement. Wootton had a down year after coming off a 2012 season with seven sacks. He was forced to play defensive tackle for most of 2013 due to the in surmounting injuries on the defensive line. Wootton is expected to make a full recovery. He...
Via cover32 - Bears
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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