ROBERTO GARZA RUMORS

Chicago Bears sign C Brian De La Puente

This is one of the biggest bargains of free agency. Brian De La Puente has been a starter in New Orleans for 3 years since Jonathan Goodwin left following the 2010 season. In those 3 seasons, De La Puente has been an above average starting center, grading out 12th, 2nd, and 16th among centers on Pro Football Focus in 2011, 2012, and 2013 respectively. He’s also only going into...
Via The Football Fan Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Making sense of de la Puente acquisition

The Bears yesterday signed center Brian de la Puente, the Saints’ starter the past three years. With Roberto Garza on board, why did Chicago sign a starting center to be a backup on a one-year deal?
Via chi.scout.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears pick up a starting caliber offensive lineman

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with center Brian De La Puente on a one year contract. The former New Orleans Saints player started all 16 games in 2012 and 2013. De La Puente, 28, is familiar with the Bears’ system. Current offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer was the offensive line coach in New Orleans when De La Puente played there. Terms of the...
Via cover32 - Bears
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears land center Brian De La Puente to a one year deal

Today the Chicago Bears signed Brian De La Puente to a one year deal to back up center Roberto Garza, according to the Chicago Tribune. The 28-year-old center started 44 games the past three seasons with the New Orleans Saints. De La Puente joins Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer in Chicago, whom he worked with for two seasons in New Orleans. […] The post Chicago Bears...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears add veteran center de la Puente

The Chicago Bears have found a potential long-term replacement for Roberto Garza by adding a player with plenty of starting experience. Brian de la Puente, who started the past three seasons for the New Orleans Saints, agreed to a one-year contract. De la Puente, who turns 29 next month, is expected to serve as the backup to the 35-year-old Garza, a team captain that returned to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign C Roberto Garza

Roberto Garza, formerly a solid guard in his prime, struggled at center in 2010-2012, especially struggling in 2011, when he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 2nd worst ranked center. However, he was actually pretty solid last season, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 12th ranked center. There’s no guarantee he’ll be nearly that good again in 2014, especially as he heads...
Via The Football Fan Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with both Roberto Garza and Dante Rosario on 1 year deals

Today the Chicago Bears signed Dante Rosario to a one year contract extension. Rosario was traded to the Chicago Bears last year for a 7th round draft pick.  The Bears made sure they locked up the former Carolina Panther pass catcher. ChicagoBears LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with tight end Dante Rosario on 1-year […]The post Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with both Roberto...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Garza back for another year

The Bears re-signed veteran guard Roberto Garza to a 1-year deal on Thursday. Terms are not yet disclosed but many believe it to be worth $1.5 million. Bringing back Garza for another seasons means the Bears will return all five starters on the offensive line for the second year in a row. Garza has started 164 games in 13 seasons with the Bears and Falcons. He has been named a captain...
Via cover32 - Bears
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign Roberto Garza to a one-year deal

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com,  the Bears have signed center Roberto Garza to a one-year deal. Bears agree to one-year deal to bring back C Roberto GarZa. Sides actually agreed Tuesday. — Michael C. Wright (@mikecwright) February 27, 2014 With Garza being 34 years...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Interested In Retaining Veteran C Roberto Garza

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune mentions that impending free agent C Roberto Garza is “hopeful” that he and the Bears will be able to reach an agreement that will keep him in Chicago next season. Biggs adds that Bears GM Phil Emery has said that they would like to retain Garza. Garza, 34, has played the last nine seasons for the Bears after coming over from the Falcons....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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