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The Chicago Bears 2015 Free Agent List and Who They Need To Keep

High roster turnover is nothing new to the Chicago Bears as 22 players prepare to possible hit 2015 free agency.  Which names among that group should the team allow to leave and which ones do they need to lock up? Anthony Walters (S) A backup safety brought in for depth and special teams experience.  Only for the latter reason would he be re-signed and that is not likely...
Via Sports Mockery
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 12/24

Bears Bears signed DE Austen Lane. Browns Browns placed rookie QB Johnny Manziel and DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Browns activated DL John Hughes from the short-term injured reserve list. (NFLTR) Browns signed LS Charley Hughlett. (NFLTR) Falcons Falcons released veteran LB James Anderson. (NFLTR) Falcons signed RB Jerome Smith...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears place Young on IR, sign Lane

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears have placed defensive end Willie Young on injured reserve because of a torn left Achilles tendon and signed defensive end Austen Lane. Young, who had a career-high 10 sacks in his first season with the Bears, was injured in Sunday's loss to Detroit. Lane has appeared in 30 games with 17 starts over four seasons with Jacksonville (2010-12) and Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 12/23

49ers 49ers signed NT Garrison Smith to their practice squad. Bears Bears placed DE Willie Young on season-ending injured reserve. Bears signed DE Austen Lane. Browns Browns sign QB Tyler Thigpen. (NFLTR) Browns waive FB Ray Agnew. (NFLTR) Browns signed DL Christian Tupou to their practice squad. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed S Shelton Johnson to their practice...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Place DE Willie Young On I.R. & Sign DE Austen Lane

The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have placed DE Willie Young on season-ending injured reserve and signed DE Austen Lane. #Bears have placed DE Willie Young on injured reserve and re-signed DE Austen Lane, who spent preseason w/ team. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) December 23, 2014 The Bears’ defensive end unfortunately suffered a a torn Achilles tendon during...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears set 53 man roster…for now

The Chicago Bears waived a handful of veterans in their cutdown to the NFL roster limit of 53 players Saturday afternoon. CB Kelvin Hayden, OL Eben Britton, LB Jerry Franklin, and DE Austen Lane were among the experienced players let go. The work now begins in earnest over the next several hours for the Bears front office and personnel departments [...]
Via Bears Claws
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Sign DE Austen Lane

The Chicago Bears have signed DE Austen Lane, according to his agent Scott Smith of XAM Sports. Lane, 26, was drafted by the Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Murray State. He lasted three years with Jacksonville before he was released last June. The Kansas City Chiefs claimed him off of waivers and later signed with the Lions this past season before being...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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