NATE COLLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bears' Nate Collins and Jordan Palmer will stay in Chicago

The Bears are hanging on to as many of their potential free agents as they can. Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune writes the team has re-signed both Defensive Tackle Nate Collins and Quarterback Jordan Palmer.Photo by Jesster79 via WikimediaCollins went down during the Week 5 game against New Orleans with a torn ACL landing him on the team's injured reserve list. Prior...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Agree To Terms With DT Nate Collins & QB Jordan Palmer

  This Chicago Bears announced Sunday night that they have reached agreements with DT Nate Collins and QB Jordan Palmer on one-year contracts. Collins, 26, suffered a season-ending ACL tear back in October of last year, which forced the Bears to place him on injured reserve. He played in just five games and totaled 13 tackles and a sack. Pro Football Focus has Collins rated as...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?

This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Thursday, we took a look at defensive end Corey Wootton's future in Chicago. Today, we examine the status of defensive...
Via Bears Backer
January 31, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears DT Nate Collins Earns First Action, Has Strong Debut

Throughout most of the off-season, training camp and pre-season games one of the most pressing questions surrounded the defensive tackle depth.  The Bears had a hole that needed to be filled with the loss of Amobi Okoye in free agency.  To fill that hole the Bears signed defensive tackle Nate Collins from the Jacksonville Jaguars to compete for the fourth DT spot.  Collins didn...
Via Midway Illustrated
October 29, 2012  |  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

Va. police find marijuana in Jaguars player's 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 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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