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Do the Bears Have the League’s Worst Defense?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Chicago Bears Power Ranking: 30 Click here to see full rankings View image | gettyimages.com Having the Bears this low is very hard to imagine, considering how good this defense has been.  Throughout the past decade, the Bears have been the monsters of the midway for a reason.  When Marc...
Via TopSportsReport
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the First Quarter of Green Bay’s 2015 Campaign

Week 1 (Sept. 13): Green Bay @ Chicago (FOX – 1:00 p.m. ET)This season kicks off with a road trip to Chicago to take on the division rival Bears – a team that the Packers have topped in nine of the past 10 meetings. The Bears enter the 2015 season with a fresh coaching staff that includes head coach John Fox, former Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase and former 49ers defensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Chicago Bears Offensive Tackle Kyle Long Rides to First Practice in Style

It is not unusual to see football players riding bikes around during training camp to get to and from meetings, practices, and just because to get around in general. Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle long decided that a bike wasn't for him, and decided he would travel in style--on a massive big wheel.Long stands 6'6" and weighs in at 313 pounds so you know that sucker had to be...
Via FatManWriting
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

CB Tim Jennings to see plenty nickle coverage in 2015

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings is expanded his role for 2015. The team will rely on him in more nickle coverage quite often this season under a new defensive scheme, and he's not shying away from the opportunity. “With the defense we’ll be running now, it [nickelback] fits well to what I’m trying to do, what they’ll want me to do,” Jennings said, per ESPN....
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinators Graveyard

Numerous media outlets have blamed quarterback Jay Cutler for the demise of least four of the five coordinators. But was Cutler really to blame? If we look at what has become of each of these men, it may shed light on the unsuccessful attempt to turn Cutler into an elite quarterback. Ron Turner – Turner had already been a part of the Bears coaching staff since 2005. He contributed...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predictions for Chicago Bears Training Camp Battles

View image | gettyimages.com Starting RT is arguably the most important positional battle for Chicago in 2015. They need an all around solid offensive line in order to keep Jay Cutler healthy. No matter what your opinion is of Cutler, if he misses an extended period of time the Bears will not have a great season. The choices for starting right tackle are interesting. Jordan Mills...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LB Jared Allen: Last year sucked; I’m not going to sugarcoat it

Chicago Bears linebacker Jared Allen has always been a breath of fresh air when it comes down to honesty and the pass rusher spoke what he felt was the truth about his performance last season, his first with the team. “Last year sucked; I’m not going to sugarcoat it,” Allen said, via ESPN. “There are always circumstances around it, but it is what it is. I want to have...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: These photos prove the Bears are no longer bad news, but good

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then Chicago Bears fans have every right to be incredibly excited for 2015 as a brand new season. They’re locked and loaded at many positions of weakness from a year ago. A bunch of new locker room voices and promising young players will bring a new attitude to the Bears in 2015, which was a huge concern for the team last year. Now, we will present...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Chicago Bears Betting Odds

These are betting odds for the Chicago Bears for the 2015 football season.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler on Brandon Marshall: “no one really likes their ex-girlfriend after a breakup”

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler shared an interesting comparison to describe his “split” with former teammate Brandon Marshall. “No one really likes their ex-girlfriend just after a breakup,” said Cutler (h/t NFL.com). “He’s fine and he’s been like that for as long as I’ve known him. He’s an incredible player, he did a lot for us here, it just didn’t work...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry auctioning off Super Bowl ring

William “Refrigerator” Perry, one of the most iconic players from the Super Bowl-shuffling Chicago Bears’ dominant 1985 team that went on to win Super Bowl XX, announced this week that he will be auctioning off the very ring he received as a rookie for his part in the modern-era “Monsters of the Midway” winning said...Read More The post William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears rookie WR Kevin White to PUP list

Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, head coach John Fox announced Wednesday, per NFL.com. Fox said he would like the 2015 7th overall pick, who's currently battling a shin injury, to also improve on his "cardio" before hitting the field. The head coach has a habit of making it very difficult for rookies...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three burning questions for the Chicago Bears in training camp

The Chicago Bears have a whole new-looking roster in 2015. The key difference from last year? In a word: Expectations. The Bears were expected to compete for the NFC North, and no worse than a playoff spot last year. With a rapidly improving NFC North, many don’t seem to have faith that this year’s Bears will be able to accomplish much in the regular season. That may be true...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Top storylines to monitor as camp opens Thursday

What to watch for as Chicago Bears report to camp While we have until Saturday to see the new-look Chicago Bears in pads, the team will descend on Olivet Nazarene University Thursday morning to officially turn the page from last season’s debacle and start their on-field prep work. The biggest spotlight, undoubtedly, for most of training camp will be on quarterback Jay Cutler....
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Building team chemistry is a top priority at camp

It’s finally here. Training camps are starting all across the country for all 32 teams this week. It’s the time of year where every team feels it’s their year and why shouldn’t they? Everybody’s tied for first place and all have a blank slate to either replicate success or try to recreate their philosophy in hopes of a few more wins. And it all starts with training camp...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions for the Chicago Bears Entering Training Camp

The Chicago Bears are looking to get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2010. They have a shiny new head coach, who has a track record of...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Look to Answer Questions During Training Camp

FILE – In this June 7, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bears coach John Fox shouts during NFL football minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. Fox has a reputation for turning around teams. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Chicago Bears fans might think it’s been a while since the organization fired Phil Emery and Marc Trestman after an embarrassing season and brought in Ryan Pace as the...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Bears rookie to watch this season is the 7th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft WR Kevin White.  White is a physical specimen with good size and blazing speed.  He will fill the opening as the no. 2 receiver in this offense with Brandon Marshall shipped out of town.  The team will need him not only to provide big plays, but to take double teams off of Alshon Jeffrey.  There...
Via DraftSeason
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Slimmer Ego Ferguson Looking for a fit in Chicago Bears' new defense

When the Chicago Bears drafted Ego Ferguson in the second round of last year's draft, the defensive lineman weighed 315 pounds. However, to better fit the team's new 3-4 scheme under defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, Ferguson had to trim down a bit this offseason."I lost about 15 pounds, to 298-298, just trying to get a little more pass rushing and being able to run around a little...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bears sign Arena League WR/KR A.J. Cruz

The Chicago Bears have picked up a versatile weapon in A.J. Cruz, formerly of the Arena Football League, according to Kevin Fishbain of Chicago Football.Cruz was a return specialist for the AFL's Arizona Rattlers this summer. He returned 51 kicks this season for 1,221 yards and six touchdowns. As a receiver on offense, he caught 27 passes for 220 yards and five touchdowns.Cruz also...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Chicago Bears who could be traded during the season

The Chicago Bears 2015 season will determine as to whether or not they’re headed in the right direction or if it’s simply time for them to blow it all up, something many suspected to come in 2014. They were half right, the roster remains practically the same with fancy additions and few subtractions, but the front office and coaching staff got a whole new makeover. If it’s...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox Wants To Run The Chicago Bears Like A Five Star Restaurant

NFL training camps are upon us, and one of the things that is always interesting is to see how old coaches fit in with new teams. John Fox is taking over the Chicago Bears this season, and he’s been highly successful in stints with the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. As he was giving insight into how he does it in an interview with the Chicago Tribune, he revealed that his...
Via Food and Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: five players on the bubble

These days in Chicago it seems like just about every player is on the bubble. Although, there are five players that really stand out on the bubble. The Chicago Bears signed Bear Pascoe in the offseason and there is a good chance he will be cut from the team. They already have their tight ends in Martellus Bennett, Zach Miller and Dante Rosario. Pascoe has to come in and learn a new...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2014 in a nutshell: After a 3-3 start, the Bears limp to only two victories over the final 11 weeks of what was their worst season since 2004. The culprit? A sloppy, injury-ravaged offense. Why 2015 could be different: According to...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Dan Hampton Says Jay Cuter “Can Have a Fantastic Year”

These days, it seems you can count on one hand the folks who are in Jay Cutler’s corner. However, Hall of Famer and former Chicago defender Dan Hampton is one who stands with the embattled Chicago Bears quarterback. In a recent interview with ChicagoFootball.com, Hampton said he believes that Cutler “can have a fantastic year” in 2015. He further elaborated: “The main thing...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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