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Chicago Bears make their first cuts

The Bears made nine cuts Sunday as they begin the process of trimming the roster down to 75. Among the cuts, veteran defensive players Adrian Wilson and Nate Collins were involved. Wilson was attempting to bounce back after missing all of last year due to a torn Achilles. He just didn’t do enough to prove he can be a starting safety. Collins was buried on the depth chart at defensive...
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Bears trim to 81, cutting Nate Collins

With the third preseason game in the books, the Bears have bounced nine players from the roster. As expected, veteran safety Adrian Wilson has been cut. Veteran defensive tackle Nate Collins and offensive lineman Dylan Gandy also were released. Placed on waivers were running back Michael Ford, receiver Greg Herd, receiver Kofi Hughes, tackle Joe Long, cornerback Derricus Purdy...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears release three very solid players

Today the Chicago Bears released DT Nate Collins, S Adrian Wilson and RB Michael Ford. Wilson is a very solid vet but is getting up there in age. Nate Collins was beat out by the two rookies, and could be a guy that is claimed tomorrow. The post Bears release three very solid players appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Bears Release DT Nate Collins & Waive RB Michael Ford, WR Kofi Hughes

  Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears have informed DT Nate Collins, RB Michael Ford, and WR Kofi Hughes that they will be cut. Biggs also reported that the Bears are releasing veteran S Adrian Wilson as well. Collins, 26, re-signed with the Bears back in early March, but became expendable after the team used draft picks on DTs Will Sutton and Ego Ferguson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Moves: Chicago Bears Cut Pro Bowl Safety, Defensive Tackle and Running Back

The Chicago Bears have reportedly terminated the contract of 5-time Pro Bowler Adrian Wilson – according to Bleacher Report. The 34 year old veteran attempted a comeback after missing last season due to injury. After he was cut by the Patriots, Chicago gave him a chance but things apparently didn’t pan out. The Bears also released DT Nate Collins. The 26 year old signed with...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears lose Nate Collins to a torn ACL

Bears head coach Mar Trestman told the media today that defensive tackle Nate Collins is done for the season after tearing his ACL on Sunday. LM: Trestman confirms that DT Nate Collins has torn ACL and will miss rest of season. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 7, 2013 Collins is the second defensive tackle to tear his ACL this season.  They recently lost Henry Melton.  ...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Nate Collins to replace Henry Melton

Losing Melton for the year is tough, but the Bears should not worry Next man up for the Chicago Bears In the NFL, when someone goes down with a season-ending injury, there’s usually a time period of worry and concern over whether the injured player will return to his same playing level. After that time period subsides, the focus shifts to the next man up.  Defensive tackle Henry...
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears DT Collins suspended

Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins has been suspended for the first game of the regular season and docked an additonal game check for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He was arrested for marijuana possession in February, according to The Sports Xchange's Howard Balzer. An undrafted free agent in 2010, Collins originally signed with the Giants and had also...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears sign familiar face in DT Nate Collins

The Chicago Bears are looking for added DT depth heading into the 2012 season and signed a player they scouted during the lead up to the 2010 draft.  Nate Collins a UDFA who originally signed with the New York Giants was picked up by the Bears this week and is a training camp body who might turn into something more. Collins was scouted by the Bears even though he wasn't invited...
Via Midway Illustrated
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Va. police find marijuana in Collins' car

Virginia State Police say Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Nate Collins has been charged with possession of marijuana. State police say the 24-year-old Collins was charged last Thursday during a traffic stop in Fauquier (faw-KEER') County in northern Virginia's horse country. A state police spokeswoman said Monday that Collins was on Route 29 when his vehicle was stopped...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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