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Chicago Bears Report: Bears to Release H-Back Evan Rodriguez; Sign FB Tony Fiammetta

According to ESPN radio Chicago's Jeff Dickerson and Michael Wright the Chicago Bears are set to release H-Back Evan Rodriguez after his second off-season arrest.  Rodriguez was caught up in college with off the field problems and the Bears chose to gamble on him anyway, and Rodriguez has since been arrested twice this off-season both times as a result of alcohol. The...
Via Midway Illustrated
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Release Troubled Fullback Evan Rodriguez

It’s no secret that Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez has been nothing but a knucklehead this offseason, o it should come as no surprise that the Bears are moving on without him. Even though Rodriguez’s first set of chargers were dropped the Bears were not happy about his DUI arrest that followed, so they went out and signed veteran fullback Tony Fiammetta. Fiammetta a former fourth...
Via Overtime
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Evan Rodriguez Facing Uphill Battle After Arrest

It's been a very difficult offseason for Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez.It all began back in March when the 24-year-old was arrested in Miami for disorderly conduct, disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest.Those charges were eventually dropped and Rodriguez was set free without further consequence.From there it seemed like the former tight end had put his troubles...
Via Football Nation
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears FB Rodriguez apologizes after ticket for DUI

Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez is apologizing and promising to make ''positive changes'' in his life after his latest brush with police. Illinois State Police say Rodriguez was ticketed on Friday for driving under the influence, speeding and improper lane usage. It was the second encounter with police this year for Rodriguez, who was charged in March with disorderly...
Via AP on Fox
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears TE Evan Rodriguez ticketed for DUI

Illinois State Police say Chicago Bears tight end Evan Rodriguez has been ticketed for driving under the influence, speeding and improper lane usage. Authorities say Rodriguez was ticketed early Friday on Interstate 90, near downtown Chicago. The incident was the second encounter the 24-year-old Rodriquez has had with police this year. In March, Rodriguez was charged with disorderly...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez arrested after car crash incident

Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez was arrested in Miami early Thursday after allegedly refusing to cooperate with officers when a car her was riding in wrecked.The 24-year-old is facing charges of disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer. He was booked into the Miami Dade County Jail at 5:32 a.m. and released several hours later after posting $1,500 bail.From the USA...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Trestman better utilize Rodriguez?

Bears H-back Evan Rodriguez had a minor role in former offensive coordinator Mike Tice’s offense, something that will likely change under new head coach Marc Trestman.
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Report: Evan Rodriguez Out

Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriquez will not play against Jacksonville on Sunday, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Rodriguez has a knee injury that kept him out of the game last Monday night in Dallas. He was listed as the starter on opening day but plays sparingly because the Bears offense likes to use three wide receivers and a tight end. Wide receiver...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Evan Rodriguez excelling in fullback role with Bears

The Chicago Bears spent an early 4th-round pick on Temple’s Evan Rodriguez, a tight end who they intended to convert to fullback. It would have been an early selection for any fullback, but especially for one with limited experience at the position. But so far it’s worked out brilliantly. Pro Football Focus, which grades players at each position, currently has Rodriguez as the...
Via DraftAce
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears sign rookie Evan Rodriguez

Chicago has agreed to terms with the team's fourth-round selection, tight end Evan Rodriguez. The Bears have now signed three of their six 2012 draft picks.
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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