BEARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

New York Giants to pursue Matt Forte?

Earlier today, Matt Forte announced via Instagram that he will not be re-signed by the Chicago Bears. The eight year veteran has lead the NFL in yards from scrimmage since his rookie season in 2008, putting up consistent rushing and receiving numbers throughout his career. With Forte now on the market, does it make sense for the New York Giants to make a push to sign him? Absolutely...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Confirms He Is Done In Chicago With Instagram Post

It has been discussed and widely believed for months that the Chicago Bears had no intention of resigning running back Matt Forte. According to a recent post on Instagram that is indeed the case. Forte says he was told earlier this week that the team will not try to resign him.The Bears are likely banking on him having hit the dreaded wall or hitting it next season when he turns...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears issue statement thanking ‘all-time great’ Matt Forte

The Chicago Bears confirmed what Matt Forte essentially set forth earlier Friday by issuing a statement expressing gratitude for everything the running back did for the organization on the field as well as in the community. “These decisions are never easy, especially given what Matt has meant to our team and community,” Bears general manager Ryan Pace said in the statement,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four best free-agent destinations for Matt Forte

The Chicago Bears were unlikely to offer Matt Forte a new contract, and the versatile running back made it official via an Instagram post. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end. I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they will not be attempting to re-sign me in free agency.” Fortunately for the 30-year-old back...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears won’t re-sing RB Matt Forte

The Chicago Bears will not re-sign running back Matt Forte once he becomes an unrestricted free agent next mont, GM Ryan Pace said in a released statement. “We recently met with Matt to inform him we will not extend a contract offer for the 2016 season,” Pace said. “These decisions are never easy, especially given what Matt has meant to our team and community. We have a tremendous...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Running back Matt Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasons

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Matt Forte won't be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday morning that the team informed him this week it will not offer him a contract for next season. The team confirmed it, calling him one of the ''all-time great Bears.'' He will be an unrestricted free agent and can sign with...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte announces he and the Chicago Bears will part ways

Matt Forte is no longer a Chicago Bear, according to a post on his Instagram page. Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end. I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they will not be attempting to re-sign me in free agency. I will remain forever grateful for my time spent in Chicago and being able to play for an organization...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Forte’s Bears career comes to end

BEARS THANK RB MATT FORTÉ FOR EIGHT GREAT YEARS LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears will not re-sign RB Matt Forte for the 2016 season.  The team’s all-purpose back for the last eight seasons played his final year under contract in 2015 and will be a free agent when the NFL league year begins on March 9. “We recently met [...]
Via Bears Claws
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears Inform Matt Forte He Won’t Be Re-Signed

Matt Forte announced via his Instagram account on Friday that the Bears have informed him that they won’t be re-signing him this offseason. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end,” Forte writes. “I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they will not be attempting to re-sign me in free agency. I will remain forever...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 draft class could foundation of team

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit “He’s been getting better,” defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said late in...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Bears Starters May Lose Their Starting Jobs in 2016

With Super Bowl 50 finally over, it is time to start thinking about the 2016 offseason. First up will be the NFL combine, with free agency starting in March. The Chicago Bears have plenty of questions heading into this offseason. Who will the Bears bring in to shore up the defensive side of the ball, and what to do with Matt Forte will be among the hot topics this spring. But one...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC North QB Rankings: Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler – Chicago Bears  Embed from Getty Images Ranking: 3 Click to Read Full Rankings Jay Cutler and the Bears exceeded expectations this year. After a terribly disappointing year last season, many did not expect much from the Bears, however they finished strong. You may think this is high praise for a 6-10 team, but the Bears do in fact have some pieces in place...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy bday Papa Bear! Chicago Bears celebrate Halas bday!

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Last week, on February second we mark the 121st year from the Papa Bear Halas...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler’s brother-in-law’s cause of death revealed

It has been almost two months since Jay Cutler’s brother-in-law, Michael Cavallari, was found dead in Utah Dec. 10 after being missing for 10 days. The death has been ruled accidental, as the examiner’s report said that the 30-year-old died from hypothermia after exposure to freezing temperature after he wrecked his 2014 Honda Civic, according to a press release from the Grand...
Via Rumors and Rants
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft targets: LB Myles Jack

The Chicago Bears finished the season with a disappointing 6-10 record and missed the playoffs yet again. The Bears have major needs in a handful of positions, so this draft is going to be very important that they draft an impact player. With the 11th overall pick in the 2016 draft, the Bears should be able to find that impact player that will come in and hopefully play right away...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Post-Senior Bowl Needs and Potential Targets

Embed from Getty Images Every year the Senior Bowl puts on one of the biggest scouting events of the year with over 100 prospects looking to catch the eye of a team.  The beauty of the Senior Bowl is that every year there are multiple prospects that improve their position in the draft or even move into the range of being “draftable.”  Since 2012 there have been 30 prospects...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon beat drug addiction

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Arguably a candidate for MVP in Super Bowl XX, Chicago Bears Quarterback Jim McMahon...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway takes swipe at John Fox

Gary Kubiak led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl in his first season as the team’s head coach, validating John Elway’s decision to hire him. Prior to this season, John Fox was Denver’s head coach. With Peyton Manning at quarterback, the Broncos went 13-3 twice and 12-4 once under Fox. They reached the Super Bowl once and lost to Seattle, and they lost twice in the divisional...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Interested In Going To Denver?

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is going to be a highly sought after free agent when free agency opens next month. While he has expressed a desire to stay in Chicago he says the Bears haven't talked to him since the season ended. So it doesn't sound like they have much interest in him. So--what's a running back that could soon be without a job do?You express an interest in...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte still hasn't heard from Bears about a new contract

Running back Matt Forte has a contract that's set to expire next month, and it doesn't seem like the Chicago Bears are in any rush to re-sign him.Forte said the Bears still haven't contacted him to talk about a contract extension.Via Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times:After eight NFL seasons -- all with the Bears -- Forte is starting to consider the possibility of finishing...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Young: ‘I’m worried about Matthew’ Stafford

Detroit Lions fans have patiently waited for Matthew Stafford to become more than a mid-tier quarterback, and Hall of Famer Steve Young feels the same way. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Young said he’s concerned about the Lions gunslinger because Stafford’s production has yet to consistently match his potential. “I’m worried about Matthew because...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall: I haven’t spoken to Jay Cutler in two years

Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler were once close friends, but it has been a long time since the two have spoken to one another. According to Marshall, the silence stems back to when they were teammates. In an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” Thursday, Marshall said he has not spoken to Cutler in two years. The priceless @BMarshall reaction when asked about the last time...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl OT Kyle Long rips his critics on Instagram

For the third-straight season, Kyle Long finds himself in Honolulu, Hawaii for the NFL Pro Bowl. After his first two seasons where he excelled as a right guard, the Chicago Bears shifted him one spot to tackle just before the season began in hopes to solidify their exterior of their offensive line. However, with a new position came some growing pains as Long, who battled injuries...
Via Rumors and Rants
16 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the starters for the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl winning team

Can you name the starters for the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl winning team?
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears fell pretty low in the 2015 season as they went 6-10 on a lackluster effort from all phases of the game. They have a lot of questions to answer this offseason and they luckily have a myriad of answers to choose from at the number 11 pick in the Draft. The Bears have struggled to get anything going offensively ever since Brandon Marshall split, which has in turn...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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