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Bears activate Freeman, place Goldman on IR

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have activated linebacker Jerrell Freeman from the exempt/commissioner's permission list and placed nose tackle Eddie Goldman on injured reserve because of an ankle injury. They also signed offensive lineman Cornelius Edison on Friday. Freeman, who has 91 tackles, is returning from a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jerrell Freeman suspended four games for violating NFL policy on PEDs

Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing drugs, the team announced Monday. Freeman, 30, has started every game at inside linebacker for the Bears this season, posting 69 tackles and three pass deflections. He will be eligible to return on Monday, Dec. 19 after the team...
Via The Sports Daily
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears LB Jerrell Freeman suspended four games

The Chicago Bears are in the middle of what could potentially be their worst season since 1973. At 2-8 on the year, Chicago simply hasn’t been able to compete on a consistent basis. Now, with Alshon Jeffery serving a four-game suspension, the team’s roster is also taking a major hit. Add in the injury to fellow receiver Kevin White, and this is only magnified further. Unfortunately...
Via Sportsnaut
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler on presidential election outcome: ‘I’m happy with the results’

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spoke briefly but candidly about how he is pleased with the outcome of the presidential election. “I’m happy with the results,” Cutler said. “I’ve supported Trump for a while. I’m not going to dive into it. I know it’s a sensitive issue, but I like where it’s going.” Cutler is an Indiana native, the home state of Vice President...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears have been quiet winners of early NFL free agency

Quietly, general manager Ryan Pace and the Chicago Bears have become big winners of the early free agency period. The Bears haven’t made many splash moves, and veteran Matt Forte—the team’s heart and soul for over a half-decade—departed Chicago for the New York Jets. But winning free agency doesn’t always mean spending the most money or acquiring the biggest names. Through...
Via The Sports Daily
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerrell Freeman goes off in response to Coby Fleener’s comments about the Colts

After signing a five-year, $36 million contract with the New Orleans Saints last week, tight end Coby Fleener trashed the effort of some of his former Indianapolis Colts teammates, during a conference call with the media on Friday: “I think it’s one of those situations where it really reveals character,” Fleener said. “The guys that kept fighting through it — knowing that...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears sign Jerrell Freeman to three-year deal

Perhaps the Chicago Bears are paying tribute to Brian Urlacher this offseason by assembling a Murderers’ Row of linebacker talent. On Saturday, the team announced the signing of inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman to a three-year deal. #Bears have agreed to a 3-year deal with LB Jerrell Freeman. Welcome to Chicago, @JerrellFreeman!
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerrell Freeman: An Impact Tackler?

Tackles are a befuddling statistic. Not because it’s confusing, or is a bad thing to track in and of itself, but because it’s so easy to misuse. Having a lot of tackles isn’t, on it’s own, a necessarily telling fact. Having a lot of tackles doesn’t help the team unless the tackles prevent a successful play by the offense (see Landry, LaRon). There are multiple ways that...
Via The Colts Authority
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Final offseason move that needs to be made

With the end of OTAs and minicamps, there isn’t much left for the Indianapolis Colts to do team-wise till training camp beings. But, there is always room for improvement, and here we’ll look at one final move the Colts can make before the off-season is over and the pre-season gets underway. Trim down the fat at the middle linebacker position D’Qwell Jackson, Jerrell Freeman...
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts ILBs D’Qwell Jackson, Jerrell Freeman named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Colts
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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