Eric Weems yesterday filled a dual role as kick returner and wide receiver in place of Devin Hester, which is exactly the reason GM Phil Emery signed Weems this offseason.
The Chicago Bears’ offense cannot seem to avoid the concussion bug.
After the trio of Jay Cutler, Matt Forte and Brandon Marshall, special teams ace/wide receiver Devin Hester is the most valuable offensive weapon that the Bears have.
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Bears offseason acquisition Eric Weems is expected to play a number of different roles on special teams this year. He’s also shown well as a receiver and currently is the team’s No. 4 wideout.
Film work and commentary for the three players -- Dane Sanzenbacher, Eric Weems and Devin Thomas -- on the bubble for Chicago's sixth and final receiver spot.
Eric "Special" Weems is taking his talents to Soldier Field
With the departure of Eric Weems via free agency the Falcons lost a very good playmaker. No matter the NFL’s kickoff rules it is vital to have a big-time playmaking threat returning kicks and Weems provided that. That said, the Falcons, as you more than likely know, are right up against the NFL salary cap and...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
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...
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a three-year contract with special teams star Eric Weems.
Weems spent his first five seasons with Atlanta and was the NFC's special-teams selection for the Pro Bowl in 2010.
Signing Weems could help ease the loss of Pro Bowl gunner Corey Graham if he does not re-sign and it adds depth to the return game, with Devin Hester hobbled at times by...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2012
That is called assisting yourself by assisting a teammate to launch into the air for a block. Well done, Michael Turner. More running backs need to try this.
WR Eric Weems has been focusing on his special teams work once again this year. He has returned all of the Falcons’ kickoffs and punts this year. He has returned 14 kickoffs for 320 yards (22.9 avg) and 14 punts for 142 yards (10.1 avg) so far this year. The Falcons think he has the potential to do even better the rest of the way in 2011.
Falcons receiver Eric Weems returned a kick 104 yards for a touchdown, but it was wiped out due to a penalty that puts the ball back at the Atlanta 23. Antone Smith got slapped with an illegal block in the back penalty.