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PATRICK MANNELLY RUMORS

Cain takes aim as Bears long-snapper

The Chicago Bears found a familiar face to replace retired long-snapper Patrick Mannelly. On Monday, the Bears agreed to terms with Jeremy Cain, who will be marking his third stint in navy blue and orange. Cain replaced Mannelly, who logged the most games as a player in Bears history, for two games last season when Mannelly was injured.  Cain fills the [...]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Gould Talks Football, Family & Philanthropy

Anyone that knows me can tell you that I am a HUGE football fan. So much so that I don’t only follow my hometown team, but regularly watch at least 3-4 games each week. With lucky opportunities to have been able to work with some of my favorite players, I find that the more you get to know the “man behind the mask,” the more invested you are in that player, and the more exciting...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears are expected to sign a long snapper soon

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune the Bears are expected to sign LS Jeremy Cain to a contract. Chicago waived Brandon Hartson on Sunday, so they are in need of a long-snapper before the season gets underway for them this weekend. The team has been scrambling to find a long snapper since Patrick Mannelly retired. The post Bears are expected to sign a long snapper soon appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago news: Patrick Mannelly replaces McNeil on WSCR; Spiegel’s new partner

It didn’t take long for Patrick Mannelly to find a new job. The recently retired Bears long-snapper will be Matt Spiegel’s new partner on the 9 a.m.-1 p.m. show on WSCR-AM 670, beginning Tuesday. He replaces Dan McNeil, who departed after failing to agree to a new contract with the station. Mannelly was among several potential candidates who filled in for McNeil during his absence...
Via Sherman Report
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Mannelly Joins Chicago Radio

Posted to Chicago BearsWSCR-AM/670 The Score has announced the hiring of former Chicago Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly, according to reports Mannelly will have a few roles with the station during the upcoming football season. “He may be retired from playing football, but Mannelly, 39, is far from retired from working. The longtime local gridiron star now joins WSCR-AM as a...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Bears send Mannelly off, Wilson is a gamble worth taking and All-NFC North Team

We are less than four weeks away from training camp.This week we saw the Bears continue to give Patrick Mannelly some love and bring in a veteran safety. Here’s the week’s recap. Bears send Mannelly off into the sunset. (Read) Adrian Wilson is a gamble worth taking. (Read) Marc Trestman as an offensive coordinator? (Read) Projecting the All-NFC North team. (Read) You may also...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears send Mannelly off into the sunset

Late last week, long time long snapper Patrick Mannelly announced his retirement after 16 seasons all with the Bears. He finishes as the franchise’s longest tenured player and had plenty of well wishes from the organization. “It’s difficult to talk about Patrick as a player in the past tense,” said Bears chairman George H. McCaskey. “He played more seasons than any other...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears cut long time vet while their longsnapper retires

Today the Chicago Bears announced that their long snapper Patrick Mannelly who was in the league forever, has retired.  The team was hoping he would return for another year, but after 16 long seasons, Mannelly decided to hang up the cleats. On the other hand the Bears released long time veteran Israel Idonije from their […] The post Chicago Bears cut long time vet while their...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Mannelly announces retirement on Twitter

Long snapper Patrick Mannelly took to his Twitter account this morning to announce his retirement. He used a clip from the movie “Old School” to reminisce about the good times he had with the Bears. Thanks @ChicagoBears and the city of Chicago! In the words of Frank the Tank “I had an awesome time!” #retired http://t.co/vsKmHqx1Rt — Patrick Mannelly (@PatrickMannelly) June...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Overlooked Holes Chicago Bears Must Fill in NFL Draft

Defense, defense, d-fense! That is what the Chicago Bears will look for during the NFL Draft this weekend, but there are three overlooked holes that must be filled. One of their holes can dictate whether they will reach the postseason or not when the 2014 campaign begins. Missing the playoffs... Read More The post 3 Overlooked Holes Chicago Bears Must Fill in NFL Draft appeared...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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