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PATRICK MANNELLY RUMORS

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
1 day ago  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
27 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...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via cover32 - Bears
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...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears’ long snapper Patrick Mannelly retires after 16 seasons

Long snapper Patrick Mannelly always did listen well. For 16 years and 245 games — the longest tenure of any Bears player in history — Mannelly, 39, was a bastion of stability as he watched more than 750 players come and go. He took the same calm approach after having hip surgery Jan. 23, knowing general manager Phil Emery had made him a standing offer to return if he felt healthy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 21, 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...
Via cover32 - Bears
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...
Via Outside Analysis
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears, Mannelly agree to 1-year extension

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract extension with veteran long snapper Patrick Mannelly through 2013. The team announced the deal Monday. Mannelly holds the franchise record for games played (230) and seasons (15). He is the only player from the 1998 draft still with the team that picked him. General manager Phil Emery says Mannelly ''epitomizes'...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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