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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...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Long Snapper Patrick Mannelly Gets Note From Peyton Manning Congratulating Him on Retirement

In case you were not aware--Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a pretty nice guy. How do we know this? Yeah, he does all kinds of charity work and stuff, but so do a lot of guys. No, what sets him apart are a lot of the little things that he does that makes people feel appreciated.Stuff like send a note to a guy drafted in the same class as him--but never played with--to...
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August 02, 2014  |  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

WEEKLY REWIND: Kosar impressed with Cutler, Bears react to World Cup and Mannelly retires

The Bears had minicamp this week. It was their last tuneup before training camp begins next month. Here’s what you might have missed in the rewind. Don’t forget to look out for the national rewind tomorrow.   Bears players react to the USA World Cup win. (Read) Is Chris Conte done? (Read) Bernie Kosar is impressed with Jay Cutler and Marc Trestman. (Read) Patrick Mannelly retires...
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June 21, 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 — Patrick Mannelly (@PatrickMannelly) June...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears long-snapper Mannelly retires

Long-time snapper Patrick Mannelly announced his retirement Friday, ending his tenure as the longest active Chicago Bears player. Mannelly was attempting to recover from offseason hip surgery, but apparently made the decision to stop his playing career. The Bears official release is below: Long snapper Patrick Mannelly, who played his entire 16-year NFL career with the Chicago Bears...
Via Bears Claws
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Patrick Mannelly To Retire

Posted to Chicago BearsBREAKING: #Bears long snapper Pat Mannelly will announce retirement after 16 NFL seasons today. Chicago Tribune story coming shortly.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) June 20, 2014 He was the all-time leader in #Bears history for games played. He'd chuckle a little but he just wanted to do his job that Sunday.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) June 20, 2014 #Bears K Robbie...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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