BEARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Chicago Bears May Have Seen the Last of Alshon Jeffery

If the claim that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made at the end of the 2016 season about the Chicago Bears winning the Super Bowl next year comes true, there’s a good chance that he won’t be around to be a part of it. On Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Bears are […] The Chicago Bears May Have Seen the Last of Alshon Jeffery - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
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1 hour ago

Report: Bears won’t use franchise tag on WR Alshon Jeffery

The Chicago Bears will reportedly not use the franchise tag to lock up receiver Alshon Jeffery, which means he will now hit the open market. Chicago used the tag last year to secure Jeffery’s services, and it would have cost more than $17 million to use it again this year. Though Jeffery is arguably the top receiver hitting free agency this March, it’s hard to argue the Bears...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bears reportedly won't franchise tag Alshon Jeffery, so what's next?

NFL.com's Insider Ian Rapoport dropped a news bomb in the middle of the night, Tweeting in the wee hours of Monday morning that the Bears
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Bears reportedly won't franchise tag Alshon Jeffery

NFL.com's Insider Ian Rapoport dropped a news bomb in the middle of the night, Tweeting in the wee hours of Monday morning that the Bears
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Chicago Bears will not tag Alshon Jeffery; WR will free agency

The probability that Alshon Jeffery plays next season in another uniform just got higher. Per Nfl.com's Ian Rapaport, the Chicago Bears have opted not to tag Jeffery, meaning that he will now test the market as an unrestricted free agent. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/836169261768929282 While this does not mean that Jeffery absolutely will not return to the Bears...
Via ChiCitySports.com
2 hours ago

Report: Chicago Bears will not franchise Alshon Jeffery, likely has no future in Chicago

NFL.com insider Ian Rapoport tweeted out the news this morning that the Chicago Bears will not be placing the franchise tag on wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. Jeffery was set to make more than $17 million if the Bears decided to retain Jeffery on the one-year franchise tag deal. A huge target for quarterback Jay Cutler in Chicago, Alshon Jeffery when healthy is a top ten wide receiver...
Via EndZoneScore
3 hours ago

Report: Bears won't franchise tag Jeffery again

If the Chicago Bears plan to bring back Alshon Jeffery next season, they are reportedly going to do it by way of a long-term contract extension.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Bears are not expected to use the franchise tag on Jeffery for a second straight season. The 27-year-old receiver played under the tag in 2016 and earned $14.599 million.The franchise tag is projected...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears should not trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

The Chicago Bears may be one of the teams interested in trading with the New England Patriots for backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. If they do make this trade it would be a huge mistake for the organization. While anyone would be an upgrade from Jay Cutler at quarterback. Garoppolo is not worth trading a first or second round pick for. One big reason that Garoppolo is not worth...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Meet the New Chicago Bear Coaches

Meet the new members of the Chicago Bears’ coaching staff. The Chicago Bears recently hired three new coaches.  Each was an interesting hire for a variety of reasons.  Here are their respective names and titles: Brandon Staley – Outside Linebackers (OLB) Coach Zach Azzanni – Receivers Coach Derius Swinton – Special Teams Assistant First of […] Let’s Meet the New Chicago...
Via Bears Goggles On
2 days ago

The Chicago Bears lone bright spot: Jordan Howard

The Chicago Bears were criticized for not choosing a quarterback in the 2016 draft. They had three picks in the fourth round and could have selected Pro Bowl quarterback Dak Prescott with any of them. Instead, they chose Nick Kwiatkoski, Deon Bush and Deiondre Hall. Although these players still have plenty of time to develop, they will most likely not elevate the franchise in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler said to be considering retirement

Amid rumors regarding what the Chicago Bears are going to do with Jay Cutler, reports suggest the quarterback may make speculation concerning his NFL future a moot point.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Wednesday on “NFL Total Access” the 33-year-old Cutler may be considering retirement.“(He’s) one of several veterans who are still considering whether they want to play,...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears add Azzanni, Staley, Swinton II to coaching staff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears hired three assistants on Wednesday, bringing in Zach Azzanni as receivers coach, Brandon Staley as outside linebackers coach and Derius Swinton II as assistant special teams coach. Azzanni, who replaces Curtis Johnson, was the University of Tennessee's wide receivers coach for the last four seasons. He previously worked at Bowling Green...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears hire Azzanni as receivers coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Chicago Bears have hired University of Tennessee receivers coach and passing game coordinator Zach Azzanni as their receivers coach. Tennessee announced Wednesday that Azzanni accepted the job on John Fox's staff in Chicago. Azzanni had been Tennessee's wide receivers coach for the last four seasons. He previously worked at Bowling Green (2001-06), Central...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears likely to cut Cutler, focus on trading for Garoppolo

The Chicago Bears would love to trade quarterback Jay Cutler this offseason, and I would like to make $1 million by the end of the week. According to one report, the former is about as likely as the latter.While the Bears have all but committed to getting rid of Cutler, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports said this week that is is a “virtual certainty” that they will not be able to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears looking to trade Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears are finally looking to deal Jay Cutler and are seeking trade partners, according to a report.ESPNs Jeff Darlington reports the news on the Bears looking to trade Cutler. Cutler turns 34 at the end of April and is under contract through 2020, though he is owed no more guaranteed money. He has been the Bears’ quarterback since 2009, but he only played in five games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Cardinals be targeting Jay Cutler?

The Arizona Cardinals may just be the next team to try and mold Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler into their field general.In his weekly column for  The MMQB, Peter King presented the logic for a potential Cutler-Bruce Arians hookup.“Name the counter-culture coach who likes to take shots on guys hated by lots of down-the-middle coaches and GMs, who is the biggest proponent...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft targets: Jonathan Allen

It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears desperately need help at the quarterback position and in the secondary, but the team’s need for a more efficient pass rush may have flown under-the-radar. This past season, the Bears top two pass rushers outside linebacker Willie Young and defensive end Akiem Hicks) combined for just 14.5 sacks, one whole sack less than the league’s leader...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign OL Eric Kush to 2-year contract

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed offensive lineman Eric Kush to a two-year contract. Kush made a career-high four starts and played in eight games for Chicago last season. He has appeared in 18 games with five starts for the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-14), St. Louis Rams (2015) and Bears (2016). He has also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2015) and...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles expected to chase Alshon Jeffery in free agency

Despite Carson Wentz throwing for more than 3,700 yards last season, the Philadelphia Eagles’ leading receiver was a tight end.The Eagles hope to change that by possibly signing the best free-agent wide receiver on the market. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that Philadelphia is expected to “be in on” Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.The former Pro Bowl selection...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher taking hair restoration clinic to court over use of his name and likeness

Brian Urlacher and his relatively newfound head of hair are taking a hair restoration clinic to court over the use of his likeness. In a lawsuit filed in Florida this week, Urlacher claims a hair restoration clinic used his likeness despite the former Chicago Bears linebacker never agreeing to an endorsement deal of any kind. Urlacher has an endorsement deal with Restore Hair that...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFLPA will tell free agents not to sign with the Bears in new bill passes in Illinois

The Chicago Bears could be on the verge of becoming the least popular free agent destination in the NFL.NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told 670 the Score on Saturday that if the Illinois state legislature passes a bill taking away workers’ compensation benefits from former athletes over the age of 35, the union will recommend free agents avoid Chicago...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Long threw up 30 times in one night following surgery

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long is an important part of the long-term plan for the franchise. However, this offseason is largely going to be spent rehabbing a pair of surgeries. The first actually happened during the season, after he got rolled up back in early December. It resulted in a surgery that repaired just about everything inside his ankle, per Howie Long in the...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Chicago Bears

Dating back to their founding in 1919 as the Decatur Staleys before relocating in 1921, the Chicago Bears have had 18 coaches in NFL franchise history. This storied list includes one Hall of Fame coaches who had multiple stints with the team, two Hall of Fame players, and one Super Bowl winner. How many of the leaders of the Bears can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: On two occasions...
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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