Chicago Bears: Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman’s Last Stand

The current state of the Chicago Bears once-proud defense is best defined as a unit in transition. Injuries to starters Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Henry Melton and D.J. Williams forced developing rookies Khaseem Greene and Jon Bostic to take more responsibility than they could handle, and the rest of the Chicago starters were exposed….badly. The interior of the Bears’ defensive...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects the 6-foot-1, 198 pound Desir...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman now has a street that crosses RG3′s

If you’re looking for the intersection of NFL greatness on both sides of the ball, you can always go to Copperas Cove, Texas. There, you can roll down the newly named Charles Tillman Way, which intersects with Robert Griffin III Boulevard. According to KWTX, Tillman had his street named after him last week. The NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year said he was flattered by the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 Paves Way For Charles Tillman Street Name

Photo: Texas is known for many things. The Alamo. Frito Pie. The Bushes. The stars at night being big and bright (clap clap clap clap). However, maybe most notably it’s known for high school football. Both Robert Griffin III and Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman graduated from Copperas Cove High School in Texas. ESPN’s Trey Wingo interviewed both...
Via DC Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A Street Named Charles Tillman

 Chicago Bears Football- The Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman was immortalized once again for his charitable services. In his hometown of Copperas Cove, TX there is now a street named ‘Charles Tillman Way’. “I really am humbled and thankful that you guys allowed me to be an ambassador for Copperas Cove. I will continue to do my part and try and change as many lives...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Gilbert or Darqueze Dennard for the Bears?

Being able to find a replacement for Charles Tillman is a high priority. The Bears could opt to select one of the many talented corners in this year’s draft with their first round pick. When you look at the top two options, the consensus is Oklahoma St.’s Justin Gilbert and Michigan St.’s Darqueze Dennard. While nobody is denying they are the two best, many are debating over...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bears big board, Solider Field is iconic and draft sleepers

We are now less than one month away from the NFL draft. Talk centering the event will come fast and furious as the team’s set to finalize their big boards. The Bears will have an important decision to make in the first round and we took the week to discuss a ton of potential options. Here’s what you missed in the rewind.   Ross believes the Bears should go corner in the first...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Chicago Bears move down in offseason midpoint edition

Not all of the moves have been made, but most of them are in the books. Players have come and gone, as teams tinker with their rosters, looking to fill holes and upgrade in key positions. Some have tried to make a big splash, while others have been more conservative. Some have simply tried to retain their own players, while others have gone about overhauling a big chunk of their...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the revamped Chicago Bears secondary

Today, we complete our pre-draft evaluation of the defense by taking inventory of the re-worked Chicago Bears secondary.  Previously we evaluated the overhaul of the Bears defensive line,and we also tackled the Bears’ linebacking corps  The Chicago Bears’ secondary might appear to be the primary culprit in the defense’s 25th ranking in  yards per pass attempt allowed...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry Charles Tillman but the Bears are drafting your replacement

Free agency was fun this year. GM Phil Emery was spending like a recent lotto winner in Vegas as soon as the market opened for business. He made some great picks, too. The Bears got much better on the defensive line and convinced former rival Jared Allen to don the orange and blue. Because of the Allen signing, along with the addition of Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, I believe...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears GM says signing Jared Allen ‘was a little bit right out of a movie’

The Chicago Bears were able to surprise everyone with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen by treating the pursuit like a covert operation. “It was a little bit right out of a movie,” Bears general manager Phil Emery said Monday at Halas Hall. “It was very quiet. Just to give you a little aside; [Allen's agent] Ken Harris came to the hotel at the NFL Owner’s...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman steps up with a gift for an amazing young fan

Check out how the Bears defensive back gave a little girl quite a thrill.
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MAILBAG: Bears make a mistake with Henry Melton?

The Bears have lost a few key players on the defensive line over the last few days. Julius Peppers is in Green Bay and Henry Melton is now in Dallas. Melton headlines this week of questions in the mailbag.   Did the Bears make a huge mistake by letting Henry Melton go? -Anthony in River West    Not really Anthony. They sit in a good spot in the first round of the draft to replace...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Expectations for Alshon Jeffery in 2014

The Chicago Bears have the best wide receiving duo in the NFL in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, and are expected to have yet another big season this coming  year. Jeffery took the league by storm last season and became one of the best big play wide receivers in the game. That brings up the question, what are realistic expectations for Jeffery next year? Jeffery played in all...
Via Sports-Glory
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears to release WR Earl Bennett

The Chicago Bears are expected to release wide receiver Earl Bennett after he declined a request to take a pay cut, reports Bennett took a pay cut in 2013, lowering his salary by $1 million. Bennett is scheduled to count $2.45 million against the Bears’ cap in 2014 and earn a total of $2.45 million. Bennett finished last season with 32 receptions for 243 yards...
Via Sports-Glory
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to keep aging cornerback Charles Tillman for one more year

The Chicago Bears ended their 2013 campaign with a record of 8-8, going through a a few quarterbacks, and never quite performing as a solid contender in the NFC North.  During this 2014 free agency period, the Bears lost and gained some notable players. One of their notable players lost was defensive lineman Julius Peppers, who spent his last four years with the Bears.  Peppers...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Charles Tillman consider a position change?

The Chicago Bears were able to avoid a possible Brian Urlacher type fall out with veteran corner-back Charles Tillman after both sides were able to come to an agreement on what could have been Tillman’s final contract as an active player. Knowing that Tillman will be returning to the Chicago Bears for at least one more years is comforting to die hard Chicago Bears fans across...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tillman back in Bears navy blue and orange

Charles Tillman will continue his NFL career with the Chicago Bears after signing a one-year contract. The Bears official release, including General Manager Phil Emery’s statement, is below. “Charles is one of the NFL’s great players and a true leader on and off the field and we’re happy he will be staying in Chicago,” Bears General Manager  Phil Emery said.  “He [...]
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Charles Tillman Re-signed with Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears Football - According to Twitter, Charles Tillman and the Chicago Bears have agreed on a one year contract. The details of said contract are still unknown at this time. Sports Mockery will provide details as they emerge. Charles Tillman’s Career Charles “Peanut” Tillman, 33, has been with the Chicago Bears since 2003. After graduating from Louisiana-Lafayette...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears make a decision on Charles Tillman

The Chicago Bears have re-signed cornerback Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. The two-time Pro Bowl player has 36 interceptions in 11 seasons with the Bears. He also has 40 forced fumbles in his career. Tillman visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week before deciding to come back to Chicago. Former Bears head coach Lovie Smith was thought to have an inside edge on bringing in...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Re-Sign Charles Tillman To One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears have reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Charles Tillman. The #Bears have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Charles Tillman. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 14, 2014 Photo Credit: Tillman unfortunately suffered a triceps injury last year and was subsequently placed on season-ending injured reserve in October...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears and Charles Tillman agree on one-year deal

Charles “Peanut” Tillman is returning to Chicago. After taking a visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and meeting with former Bears coach Lovie Smith, Tillman left without a contract offer and now winds up back in Chicago. Sean Jensen had the report first. Charles Tillman has re-signed with the #Bears on a one-year deal, I’m […]
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Re-Sign S Charles Tillman

Update: The #Bears have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Charles Tillman. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 14, 2014   According to Sean Jenson, the Chicago Bears have re-signed veteran CB Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. Tillman recently visited with the Buccaneers, but wound up leaving without a contract. There has been some talk that Tillman could be back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Could Be An Option For CB Charles Tillman

  According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Carolina Panthers could be an option for free agent CB Charles Tillman if he’s not back with the Bears next season. While there is still a chance that Tillman could re-sign with the Bears, there has been talk that he may have to accept a team-friendly contract. Others have suggested that Tillman may need to consider moving...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman not stressing about free agency

The ‘‘Peanut Punch’’ will carry on. It’s just a matter of which team will benefit from it that remains a question. In that regard, Charles Tillman — arguably the best cornerback in Bears history — says, ‘‘I feel good,’’ when asked about free agency, which officially opens Tuesday. ‘‘We’ll just kind of see what happens,’’ Tillman said in a phone interview...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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