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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...
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 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...
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

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 not expected to re-sign with the Bears

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report doesn’t expect the Bears to re-sign defensive lineman Corey Wootton. RT@UIsean15 Do you think Corey Wootton ends up resigning?… At this point I'd say 65 percent chance he's gone. — Dan Pompei (@danpompei) February 18, 2014   Need NFL Tickets...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 18, 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

Chicago Bears D-Line at risk of becoming a house of cards?

Chicago Bears’ defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis surprised the heck out of everyone by retiring, not only from the Bears, but from football, period.  Then DE Turk McBride went down with a ruptured Achilles tendon; his contract was terminated and DE Cheta Ozougwu suffered a strained hamstring.  Now DE Corey Wooten is down with an undisclosed hip injury, described as day-to-day and...
Via The Penalty Flag
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Camp Battle Conclusions: Fourth DE spot to Corey Wootton

The Bears wrapped up training camp today down in  Bourbannais and now head back to Halas Hall for final preparations for the regular season. The Redskins come to town followed by a game against the Giants in preparation for the first roster cut down.  Final roster cuts will come after the fourth and final game against the Browns. While three games remain we're finally starting...
Via Midway Illustrated
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Camp Note: Corey Wootton Emerging

If there is one player that was squarely on the hot seat to keep his spot on the roster before the start of training camp, Corey Wootton was that player.  In response, Woottong is putting together a very strong training camp to this point. Wootton has good size, good strength and good burst off the edge to go with that size and he has showed it throughout the first week of camp...
Via Midway Illustrated
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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