An NFL insider, that is what we want all our teams to have. Well Israel Idonije didn’t hold back when asked by the media if he helped feed the Detroit Lions tips to stop the Bears. “I mean, I did anything anyone would do in a transition situation,” he said. “Nothing out of the ordinary […]
If a former player competes against his old team with his new team it makes sense that the player might tip off his new team about some of the tendencies of his old team. Seems pretty basic right?
Maybe so but that didn't stop the Lions from reportedly taking advantage of the Bears during Detroit's 40-32 win against Chicago on Sunday.
A few Bears players told ESPN Chicago...
One way or another, the Detroit Lions have had a knack for finding ways to lose games over the years.
Death, taxes and a Lions' blunder at the most inopportune moment.
A year ago, when they were losing their final eight games to finish 4-12, there were distractions going all the way back to the many off-season player arrests to an in-season emotional breakdown by young receiver...
The Detroit Lions have signed ex-Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije (ih-DAHN'-uh-jay) to a one-year contract and have released defensive end Freddie Bishop.
The team said Wednesday it isn't releasing terms of its contract with Idonije, a free agent.
Idonije has spent nine seasons with the Bears. He started 11 games last season and finished second on the team in...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2013
The latest piece in the Detroit Lions' roster makeover comes from a division rival.
The Lions confirmed that they've reached a contract agreement with free-agent defensive end Israel Idonije, who played the last nine seasons with the Chicago Bears.
He is 6-foot-6, 275 pounds, was born in Nigeria and was an undrafted player coming out of college at the University of Manitoba...
We’ll be switching sides of the ball today and looking at the Bears’ defensive line for the upcoming 2013 season. The D-line has been a stronger part of the team in recent years, and it will look to continue the trend. Chicago lost Israel Idonije via free agency and let go of Matt Toeaina in the offseason. But the Bears did however sign former New Orleans Saint Sedrick...
Dan Pompei of The Chicago Tribune believes that the Bears are out of the hunt to re-sign free agent DL Israel Idonije.
Previous reports have indicated that the Bears had a standing offer out to Idonije, but their recent decision to sign DT Sedrick Ellis could be an indication that they’re no longer interested in bringing Idonije back for another season.
As things stand right...
Chicago Bears free agent defensive lineman Israel Idonije
visited the Tennessee Titans yesterday, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Titans
hosted veteran defensive lineman Israel Idonije on Monday.
Idonije was a defensive end for the Bears for the past several
seasons. He recorded 7.5 sacks last season, and his career...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chicago Bears are still looking to re-sign defensive lineman Israel Idonije, but they might have to fight off the 49ers to keep him.
The 32 year-old Idonije has been a very solid pass rusher for the Bears over the years. He recorded 48 tackles, 7.5 sacks and 1 forced fumble last season.
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Bears veteran free agent DE Israel Idonije has agreed to terms on a one-year contract, according to the team website.
The news comes on the same day that the Bears, touted by many as being one of the leading contenders for Mario Williams' services, lost out to the Bills.
Although the team are seeking to improve the pass rush, which ranked 28th in sacks per pass play last season...