Chicago Bears Football– It was recently announced that Chicago Bears long-snapper Patrick Mannelly has been awarded the Ed Block Courage Award. According to the report, the award is “presented to one player on all 32 NFL teams who best exemplifies a commitment to sportsmanship and courage and serves as an inspiration in the locker room”.
Mannelly is the only long-snapper in...
Chicago Bears veteran long-snapper Patrick Mannelly, the longest tenured Bears player, will miss this week and possibly more with a injured calf, head coach Marc Trestman announced Wednesday. In his place, the Bears inked Jeremy Cain, who filled in for eight games with the Bears in 2004-05 and was most recently with Jacksonville the last four seasons. Mannelly left Green [...]
Chicago Bears longsnapper and special teams captain Patrick Mannelly got left out today when Adam Schefter reported this fact. It’s tough to blame Schefter for forgetting about a longsnapper from the 1998 draft, but you have to feel bad for Mannelly. Longsnappers are easily the most under-appreciated players in the NFL. For those of you wondering, Mannelly was drafted out...
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
The Chicago Bears have signed long snapper Patrick Mannelly to a one-year contract extension.
Long-snapper Patrick Mannelly, who is slated to undergo surgery on his ruptured ACL a week from Friday, intends to return next year for a record 15th season with the Bears.
Lost in the aftermath of Jay Cutler’s potential season-ending injury, the Chicago Bears suffered another setback yesterday. Long-snapper Patrick Mannelly, the Bears all-time leader in games played at 215, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and will be placed on injured reserve. Mannelly joined the Bears as a sixth-round selection (189th overall) in the 1998 NFL Draft. Fullback [...]
The Chicago Bears have lost 36-year old long snapper Patrick Mannelly for the rest of the season due to a torn left ACL. Mannelly played in all 10 games for the Bears this year. He has played in 215 games in his first 14 years with the Bears. 27-year old fullback Tyler Clutts will get the first shot to replace Mannelly this weekend against the Raiders in Oakland. Clutts has...
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Bears fullback Tyler Clutts, who played in the CFL, the Arena League and the United Football League before finally making it to the NFL last year, said he’s willing to do anything he can to stay here. But when special teams coach Dave Toub told him he’s the Bears’ long-snapper after Patrick Mannelly...