BEARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bears Questions: Who Returns Kicks?

The Bears struggled to return kicks effectively during the first half of the 2015 season as Marc Mariani was near the bottom of the league in yards per return average and also had some ball security issues. Mariani improved as the season went on, but the Bears replaced him with Deonte Thompson, whom they elevated […] Bears Questions: Who Returns Kicks? - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

SportsNet Central: Trevathan talks passion for football

New Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan is excited to join the team and make an impact.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Chicago Bears Sign OLB Leonard Floyd

On Friday the Chicago Bears officially signed their first round pick, outside linebacker Leonard Floyd out of Georgia. The Bears inked Floyd to a 4-year deal worth roughly $15.78MM which includes a signing bonus of $9.68MM. Since Floyd was a first round pick the Bears will have the option to add a fifth year to the […] Chicago Bears Sign OLB Leonard Floyd - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
Via Bears Goggles On
2 days ago

Chicago Bears should rebuild in Panthers’ image

The Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers share a lot of history together. Earlier this year, George McCaskey admitted that he was pulling for the Panthers in the Super Bowl thanks to a number of Bears connections. Greg Olsen, Charles Tillman and Jared Allen all had spent time in Chicago prior to Carolina. Of course the biggest connection is head coach Ron Rivera, who was a part of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Floyd signs rookie contract with Bears

The Chicago Bears were able to move up a few spots in the 2016 NFL Draft to selected Georgia defensive end/outside linebacker Leonard Floyd ahead of the New York Giants. He is expected to be a big part of their defense going forward and they have locked him up for the first few years of his career. Friday afternoon, Floyd agreed to a four-year deal with the Bears and he is looking...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Questions: Do They Have a 4th Cornerback?

My series of Bears off-season questions continues with an important one… Do the Bears have a legitimate 4th cornerback? NFL teams passed more often last season than any season in the history of the league and that number keeps going up every year. It’s no longer unusual to see three-receiver sets, it’s unusual when you […] Bears Questions: Do They Have a 4th Cornerback? ...
Via Bears Goggles On
2 days ago

Bears Sign First-Round OLB Leonard Floyd To A Four-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears announced Friday that they’ve agreed to terms with first-round OLB Leonard Floyd. Floyd, 23, was taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the Bears. There was talk that Floyd was atop the Giants’ draft board, which explains why the Bears elected to move up ahead of New York and grab him. According to OverTheCap.com, Floyd receives a four-year contract worth...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler: Fantasy Football ceiling for 2016

Jay Cutler had a relatively rough time in 2015. With most of his wide receivers on the sidelines, Cutler had to make do with Matt Forte and his tight ends. Together, Forte, Martellus Bennett and Zach Miller accounted for 11 of Chicago’s 21 receiving touchdowns. This year things are going to be radically different, for a number of reasons. Let’s take a look at what has changed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Howard could start for Bears

There is so much to like about the Chicago Bears’ 2016 class that some players might get lost in the shuffle. One guy who fans don’t want to sleep on is former Indiana running back Jordan Howard, who the Bears picked in the fifth round. To this point my assumption has been that Jeremy Langford will get the lion’s share of Matt Forte’s old snaps. Ka’Deem Carey and Jacquizz...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jahns' analysis on Bears' three main units

Chicago Sun Times' Adam Jahns gives his analysis on the Bears' first three units as OTA's begin.
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Top three concerns for the 2016 season

The Chicago Bears have done a lot this offseason to improve their roster. Not too much pressure is on this team because no one thinks they will be that good. With that being said, they have a lot of work to do this season to prove everyone wrong. Besides injuries, which are unpredictable, I see three major concerns with this team. There are many concerns leading into the season,...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler’s second chance with the Chicago Bears

When Jay Cutler was traded to the Chicago Bears from the Denver Broncos before the 2009 season he came into a situation where the team was fairly ready to compete for a championship. The team finished 7-9 in 2009 where the team lost mostly because Cutler led the league in interceptions with 26. But in 2010 the Bears advanced all the way to the NFC title game before losing. After...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears can finish strong this offseason

The Chicago Bears have had a tremendous offseason thus far. After upgrading their defense by signings linebackers Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman, this was a great start to the offseason. And after Chicago had a rather successful draft, it may seem like the Bears should be content with the work they’ve done thus far. But the Bears should not stop now. They can still improve...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie involved in fatal car crash

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie is lucky to be alive. According to the Chicago Tribune, Hanie was a passenger in a fatal car crash in Barrington Hills on Monday night and escaped with non-life threatening injuries. The driver, 35-year-old Salvatore DiMucci, was killed after the car struck a tree and crashed into a ditch.Joseph LaRocque, another former Bears player, was...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: STL: Will Jay Cutler thrive under yet another OC?

The SportsTalk Live panel discusses whether Jay Cutler can continue thriving under yet another offensive coordinator.
Via CSN Chicago
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Moon's impressions on Bears' rookie minicamp

CSN Chicago's Bears Insider John 'Moon' Mullin gives his impressions from the Bears' rookie minicamp.
Via CSN Chicago
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Set an Alarm on a Rookie's Phone to Remind Him to Eat Every Two Hours

When the Chicago Bears drafted Leonard Floyd with the ninth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, they envisioned him as a disruptive edge rusher who could terrorize opposing quarterbacks. To help make that vision a reality, the Bears have put Floyd on a dietary program designed to help him consume more calories. At the University of Georgia, the 6-f00t-6 Floyd had no problem making...
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears set up alarm on rookie’s phone to remind him to eat

This is next-level stuff right here. It’s also something every single one of us would love to have. Chicago Bears rookie first-round pick Leonard Floyd needs to gain weight in order to hold up in the NFL. At 244 pounds, he’s a bit light to play outside linebacker at the highest level football has to offer. So the Bears came up with an idea. A pretty genius idea. They set up...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears WR Kevin White compared to Andre Johnson, Reggie Wayne

The Chicago Bears were disappointed when 2015 first-round pick Kevin White missed his entire rookie season with a stress fracture in his shin. They hope he is able to make an impact for them going into the 2016 season and the confidence seems to be there. Bears receiver coach Curtis Johnson worked with some pretty great players during his time at the University of Miami and he thinks...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Matt Forte ‘best all-around back’ in NFL

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall finds himself reunited with running back Matt Forte after the Chicago Bears let Forte walk in free agency. Happy to be teammates again playing for Gang Green, Marshall proudly boasted about Forte. “This is a guy that, to me, over the past eight years has been the best all-around back our league has had,” Marshall told Darryl Slater...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears mascot puts scare in arcade’s claw machine

Some mascots are scary. Some mascots are terrifying. The Chicago Bears’ mascot is just mean. Who among us has not faced the frustration with operating the claw in the arcades in a futile attempt to grab a stuffed animal or another item of your choosing? You know the feeling, when your claw grasps a hold of your coveted prize, only to make you boil as you watch your treasure slip...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Trevathan’s Mother’s Day tweet was a little bit off

Somebody should probably tell Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan how this whole Mother’s Day thing actually works. Trevathan attempted to wish all the moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day on Sunday with a heartfelt tweet. An admirable enough gesture…except perhaps for the execution. Happy birthday to all the beautiful mothers!! — Danny Trevathan (@Grindin_59) May 8, 2016 ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston on Aaron Rodgers: ‘He’s a little too arrogant’

After spending two seasons playing defensive end and linebacker for the Chicago Bears, Lamarr Houston isn’t shy about sharing his opinion of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and it’s not exactly pretty. “He’s a little arrogant for me. He’s a little too arrogant,” Houston said, per Jeff Dickerson of ESPN. Houston didn’t stop there with the trash...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears LB Lamarr Houston: Ezekiel Elliott’s crop-top shirt ‘disrespectful’

Chicago Bears veteran linebacker Lamarr Houston was on ESPN’s SportsNation on Monday, and said that Ezekiel Elliott’s crop-top dress shirt at the NFL Draft last Thursday was “disrespectful”: That half-shirt? That is one topic right there that had me irate. You know, I think it’s kind of disrespectful. A half-shirt at the draft? This is a traditional thing.   Kind of an...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Antrel Rolle blames Bears facilities for serious injury

Now that Antrel Rolle’s time in Chicago is over, the outspoken safety can put his former team on blast, and he has not missed his opportunity. Rolle spoke to the New York Post’s Paul Schwartz on Monday, a day after his release, and put the blame for an injury-riddled season which ended in a torn MCL squarely on the Bears – or more specifically, their practice facilities. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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