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Bears take methodical approach to free agency

Entering the third full week of NFL free agency, it’s apparent the Chicago Bears are selective and picky buyers, bucking the league wide trend of spending lavishly to add talent to the roster. New Bears General Manager Ryan Pace’s lone luxury purchase in the annual shopping spree was former Baltimore OLB Pernell McPhee. McPhee, though a situational pass rusher for the [...]
Via Bears Claws
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pernell McPhee Is A “Violent, Violent Football Player”

Most Chicago Bears fans are a bit underwhelmed by the recent signing of defensive end Pernell McPhee from Baltimore. The lack of enthusiasm is primarily due to Chicago fans not being familiar with the Super Bowl Champion, and he lacks “star power.” We urge you to reconsider your excitement levels, McPhee is 26 years old and entering the prime years of his career. Don’t believe...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign OLB Pernell McPhee

McPhee was a risky signing this off-season. On one hand, he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ #2 ranked 3-4 outside linebacker in 2014 despite playing just 540 snaps. He was 2nd in the NFL behind only JJ Watt with 21 quarterback hits. He’s not a one year wonder as that type of player either as he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 3rd ranked defensive tackle as a 5th round...
Via The Football Fan Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agent Targets Who Are Still In Play

As NFL free agency approaches, all teams are preparing to make their underground moves official and to take the off-season into the active period.  Already the Chicago Bears appear to be getting busy.  Word came out recently they already have a deal in place with former Ravens outside linebacker Pernell McPhee on a $40 million deal for five years with $16 million guaranteed. It’s...
Via Sports Mockery
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pernell McPhee Signs Five-Year Deal with the Bears

Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee has signed a five-year deal to join the Chicago Bears in 2015, according to the Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson. The contract calls for $40 million, including $16 million guaranteed. Pernell McPhee to Chicago Bears on five-year, $40 million deal, nearly $16 million guaranteed: — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 9, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Chicago Bears score a stellar outside linebacker in free agency

Fans of the Chicago Bears have gone without good news for a long time it seems, but today they finally got some. This morning we learned that the Bears will sign free agent outside linebacker Pernell McPhee to a five year deal, according to Bears beat writer Aaron Leming: Report: #Bears are closing in on 5 year deal with OLB Pernell McPhee. Deal is expected to be worth just under...
Via cover32 - Bears
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Edge Rushers McPhee, Hughes Agree To Terms Ahead Of Signing Period

It looks like the dominoes are beginning to fall when it comes to soon-to-be free agent edge rushers as the Chicago Bears will reportedly sign defensive end/outside linebacker Pernell McPhee to a five-year, $40 million deal with roughly $16 million guaranteed on Tuesday. McPhee, who was drafted by the Ravens in the fifth-round of the […] Edge Rushers McPhee, Hughes Agree To Terms...
Via Steelers Depot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona interested in Pernell McPhee?

Last week the Arizona Cardinals released Darnell Dockett. Dockett had been with the Cardinals since 2004 and was beloved by the fans.Dockett wound up signing with NFC West rival San Francisco.The Cardinals reportedly have their eyes set on a Darnell Dockett replacement.Teams can now officially negotiate with the agents of players. Players can officially sign with teams once free...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Five free agents who are about to be overpaid

National Football League free agency does not officially begin until March 10. Before then, teams can sign their own free agents and can begin applying the franchise tag on Feb. 16. With over 500 players scheduled to hit the market, both unrestricted and restricted, the teams will be busy trying to construct their 2015 rosters. This rush on players will lead to plenty of competition...
Via This Given Sunday
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

I hate to see the Ravens lose Pernell McPhee to free agency…

McPhee has improved so much at DE/OLB since being drafted in the 5th round in 2011 that now the Ravens probably can’t afford to keep him… The Ravensa have been reluctantly breaking up the old gang of defensive linemen and OLB’s over the past 5 seasons— affordability is the main issue. I don’t blame Pernell McPhee for wanting to get paid market value. He’s almost 27...
Via Ravens Football Machine
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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