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Former Patriots among NFL roster cuts

As rosters continue to be trimmed around the NFL, some notable ex-Patriots were booted into the ever-growing free agency pool on Sunday.While many teams are quick to make waiver claims on Bill Belichick’s cast-offs, it is clear that some just don’t have what it takes to crack this year’s 53 man squads.Among those cut were former Patriots Ras I-Dowling, Tiquan Underwood and...
Via Patriots Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears released Adrian Wilson

The Chicago Bears have released former pro bowl safety Adrian Wilson. #Bears have informed veteran safety Adrian Wilson his contract will be terminated, per source. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) August 23, 2014 It’s probably safe to say that Wilson’s NFL career is just about over.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears make their first cuts

The Bears made nine cuts Sunday as they begin the process of trimming the roster down to 75. Among the cuts, veteran defensive players Adrian Wilson and Nate Collins were involved. Wilson was attempting to bounce back after missing all of last year due to a torn Achilles. He just didn’t do enough to prove he can be a starting safety. Collins was buried on the depth chart at defensive...
Via cover32 - Bears
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears get down to 75; Several veteran released

Roster cuts are hard for some teams, but the Chicago Bears needed to get rid of a few vets. These were not cap savings moves but rather dead weight cuts. @ChicagoBears: #Bears make roster moves and release the following players: Adrian Wilson, Nate Collins, Dylan Gandy, Michael Ford, Greg Herd, (1/2) @ChicagoBears: (2/2) Kofi Hughes, […] The post Bears get down to 75; Several veteran...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Cardinals bring back Adrian Wilson?

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Via Down and Distance
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Roster Cuts: 1st Round Winners and Losers

Mixed emotions always cloud the issue during roster cuts.  Here are some Chicago Bears winner and losers from the 1st wave. Winner:  Jordan Lynch The local hero from Northern Illinois survived the early part of the first wave.  To the surprise of many Michael Ford was the first running released from the roster, meaning Jordan Lynch is still alive.  The former quarterback hasn’t...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Four More Chicago Bears Cuts

As the Chicago Bears continue to trim down the roster, more people are packing their bags and leaving Halas Hall. In addition to S Adrian Wilson, DT Nate Collins and RB Michael Ford — the Chicago Bears also cut G Dylan Gandy, CB Derricus Purdy, CB Peyton Thompson and WR Greg Herd (no relation to Sam). #Bears have informed G Dylan Gandy that they will terminate his contract...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Moves: Chicago Bears Cut Pro Bowl Safety, Defensive Tackle and Running Back

The Chicago Bears have reportedly terminated the contract of 5-time Pro Bowler Adrian Wilson – according to Bleacher Report. The 34 year old veteran attempted a comeback after missing last season due to injury. After he was cut by the Patriots, Chicago gave him a chance but things apparently didn’t pan out. The Bears also released DT Nate Collins. The 26 year old signed with...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears releasing veteran S Adrian Wilson

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears have informed veteran S Adrian Wilson that he will be released. Wilson, 34, signed a one-year deal with the Bears back in late June and was competing for a roster spot behind and Ryan Mundy and rookie Brock Vereen. He signed a three-year deal worth $5 million that included a $1 million signing bonus with the Patriots last...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dear Bears Fans, You Don’t Want Adrian Wilson to Start. Sincerely, an Adrian Wilson-Obsessed Arizona Cardinals Fan

The look I frequently receive when I introduce myself to a fellow Chicagoan as an Arizona Cardinals fan somewhat mirrors the look one would garner if he or she had a nail sticking out of their head. Growing up in a perpetually Bears-dominated city with remnants of Packers fans scattered here and there, you shouldn’t be surprised of just how easily a kid in Arizona Cardinals attire...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Wilson says he has nothing to prove

Buried on the depth chart but elevated to starting strong safety earlier this week, at least for a day, veteran safety Adrian Wilson’s role with the Bears remains unclear. It is clear that Wilson believes his track record speaks for itself. “It’s my 14th year in this,” Wilson said Thursday, via the Chicago Sun-Times. “I hate having to answer questions about a preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Wilson Wants to Set the Record Straight

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayToday, newly acquired safety Adrian Wilson took to Twitter to correct some people who have been criticizing him regarding his injury and subsequent fallout from the New England Patriots. Wilson, who had previously signed a three-year deal with the Patriots heading into last season, missed the entire season and was reportedly let go based upon the fact...
Via Sports Mockery
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears safety Adrian Wilson said he never tore his Achilles

Bears safety Adrian Wilson says he never tore his Achilles last season with the Patriots. I never tore my Achilles…. I had Haglunds Deformity. Do your research please — Adrian Wilson (@adrian_wilson24) July 22, 2014 The 34 year-old Wilson will have to prove that age is nothing but a number this season because his career is just about over. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the Top 25 Arizona Cardinals of All-Time–Part 3

We’ve finally made it to the Top 5 of our countdown. The process was difficult whittling down 116 years worth of football and coming up with 25 players to be declared the best of all time. Today we’ll reveal the best of the best. In case you missed it, you can read over Part 1 with players 25-16 and Part 2 with players 15-6 here. Without any further delay, let’s dive into the...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Bears send Mannelly off, Wilson is a gamble worth taking and All-NFC North Team

We are less than four weeks away from training camp.This week we saw the Bears continue to give Patrick Mannelly some love and bring in a veteran safety. Here’s the week’s recap. Bears send Mannelly off into the sunset. (Read) Adrian Wilson is a gamble worth taking. (Read) Marc Trestman as an offensive coordinator? (Read) Projecting the All-NFC North team. (Read) You may also...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals should have signed Adrian Wilson

Sometimes as sports fans we think we know everything. We are sure that the teams we follow will make the moves that seem so obvious to us. This past May, the Arizona Cardinals drafted Deone Bucannon in the first round. In his first press conference after the selection, Cardinals general manager Steve Keim hesitated to utter the name Adrian Wilson when talking about the rookie. Then...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: will Adrian Wilson make an impact?

After focusing on the defensive line in free agency and selecting a cornerback in the first round of the NFL Draft the Chicago Bears finally addressed the most troublesome position of 2013, signing former Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to a one-year deal. With just four interceptions in the past three seasons, and missing 2013 with a torn Achilles tendon, the signing seems to be nothing...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Wilson is a gamble worth taking

Yesterday the Bears made another move on defense by adding veteran safety Adrian Wilson. He’s a five-time Pro Bowl strong safety who missed all of last season with a torn Achilles tendon. As the move broke, I saw some NFL analysts critiquing the move. In particular, ESPN analyst Louis Riddick tweeted this out: #Bears signing a fading vet coming off significant injury at a position...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Wilson signs with Bears

courtesy espn.comThe Chicago bears have signed former Patriots safety Adrian Wilson.Wilson had not played last year after rupturing his achilles tendon and spending the entire year on injured reserve.Released by the Patriots on April 4th after failing to meet standards, Wilson was thought to be a sure in for the spot next to Devin McCourty, but Steve Gregory claimed that spot during...
Via Patriots Life
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Update: Adrian Wilson signs with Chicago

The Chicago Bears announced late Monday afternoon that they have signed veteran safety Adrian Wilson, a five-time Pro Bowler who spent more than a decade in the secondary of the Arizona Cardinals.  Wilson was released by Arizona on March 8, 2013 and the safety eventually signed a three-year contract with the New England Patriots. Unfortunately, Wilson suffered a season-ending...
Via NFL Injury Report
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears signing of former Pro Bowl S Wilson low risk

Still seeking help for a leaky defense that ranked among the NFL’s worst last season, the Chicago Bears took a flyer on former Arizona Pro Bowl S Adrian Wilson, signing the veteran defender to a one-year deal in hopes that he can stabilize their deep patrol. Wilson did not play last season while recuperating from an achilles tear. New England inked [...]
Via Bears Claws
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears add ex-Cardinal Wilson to safety mix

The Bears signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to a one-year deal, the team announced on Monday. Wilson spent 12 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals where he started 162 games and recorded 885 tackles, 27 interceptions, 25½ sacks, 99 pass breakups and 15 forced fumbles. Wilson is one of 13 players to register 20 or more interceptions and 20 or more sacks in their career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Wilson Joins Bears; Safety Was Injured With Patriots Last Season

The Chicago Bears have signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to undisclosed terms, the team announced Monday. After playing his first 12 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, Wilson signed a three-year, $5 million contract with the New England Patriots last year, but he never played a down in the regular season. The 34-year-old tore his Achilles during the preseason, forcing...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears add a Pro Bowl safety

The Bears have agreed to terms with five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson. He didn’t play all of last year after suffering a torn Achilles’ tendon in late August with the New England Patriots. Before joining the Patriots, Wilson had started 162 games with the Arizona Cardinals. He was named first team All-Pro in 2009. Wilson’s experience mostly comes at the strong safety...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Sign Safety Adrian Wilson

The Chicago Bears have signed veteran safety Adrian Wilson according to reports. Bears announced they signed 5-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 23, 2014 Wilson tore his Achilles in the preseason finale last year, and spent the year on injured reserve for the New England Patriots. 
Via Thacover2
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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