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Should the Redskins Sign Chris Cooley?

The Washington Redskins have a crater-sized hole at tight end position.Niles Paul, who would have been the starter, and Logan Paulsen are both on injured reserve. That leaves Jordan Reed as the only big name tight end on the Redskins roster.Other players on the roster include Je’Ron Hamm and Chase Dixon, two players who were on the Redskins practice squad last season, and Devin...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills release OG Chris Williams, visit with veteran OT Gosder Cherilus

The Buffalo Bills are in the midst of remodeling their offensive line group. After releasing Wayne Hunter a week ago, the Bills cut veteran guard Chris Williams on Tuesday after a failed physical. Williams was entering the second year of a four-year, $13 million contract. Williams started three games for the Bills in 2014.To fill the void of both recent cuts, the Bills visited with...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release veteran guard Chris Williams

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have released offensive guard Chris Williams a day before players begin reporting for the start of training camp. Williams' status was uncertain after he missed all of the team's spring practices while still recuperating from back surgery in October. Though the Bills medical staff was monitoring his progress, Williams did not report to the...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills release guard Chris Williams after failed physical

Chris Williams' first season with the Buffalo Bills was cut short last year due to injury. This year, it was cut even shorter for another reason. The Bills released the former first round guard... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills Release Veteran OL Chris Williams

The Buffalo Bills released veteran OL Chris Williams on Tuesday, according to the NFL Transactions release. This is the second veteran offensive lineman to be released in the week or so after the team cut Wayne Hunter. Williams, 29, still had three years remaining on his four-year, $13.15 million contract that included $5.5 million guaranteed. He ... The post Bills Release...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Broncos, Falcons, Lions, Packers, Patriots, & Vikings

Bears Jeff Dickerson reports that the Bears have informed free agent LB D.J. Williams that they will move in a different direction, and he won’t be re-signed. Broncos Broncos re-signed LB Steven Johnson to a one-year contract. Falcons Jim Thomas mentions that the Falcons are expected to be in play on Rams free agent TE Lance Kendricks. Lions ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC North Free Agency Capsules

CHICAGO BEARS (5-11) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Lance Briggs, CB Charles Tillman, S Chris Conte, LB D.J. Williams, DT Stephen Paea, C Brian De La Puente, TE Dante Rosario, WR Josh Morgan, OT Eben Britton, K Jay Feely, LS Jeremy Cain, DE Austen Lane, S Danny McCray, CB Sherrick McManis, FB Montell Owens, DE Trevor Scott, LB Darryl Sharpton, S Anthony Walters. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL News: Chicago Bears Off-Season Preview

We here at Point Blank had such a good time working on our Super Bowl predictions with up-and-coming UTNSports.com writer Dan Morris that we thought we’d do it again. But bigger. So we’re teaming up once more to bring you the offseason needs of all 32 NFL franchises (according to us) to better prepare you for what to expect when it comes to your team. We’ll tell you how much...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC North Free Agency Capsules

CHICAGO BEARS (5-11) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Lance Briggs, CB Charles Tillman, S Chris Conte, LB D.J. Williams, DT Stephen Paea, C Brian De La Puente, QB Jimmy Clausen, TE Dante Rosario, WR Josh Morgan, OT Eben Britton, K Jay Feely, LS Jeremy Cain, DE Austen Lane, S Danny McCray, CB Sherrick McManis, FB Montell Owens, DE Trevor Scott, LB Darryl Sharpton, S Anthony Walters. RESTRICTED...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Have Rebuilt Quickly Before

Before addressing the dreaded “R-word” it’s important to clarify why it’s being brought up in the first place.  The Bears finished last season 5-11.  Was it all on the players?  No but teams don’t finish with those kinds of records without having issues with personnel.  In this case the Bears are simply too old.  Hub Arkus of Chicago Football put it crystal clear perspective...
Via Sports Mockery
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Starters Who Will Not Be Back in 2015

With a new general manager and coaching staff, the Chicago Bears roster could see a pretty big overhaul this offseason. Familiar faces of the organization will not be re-signed. Especially since all signs point to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio implementing a transition to a 3-4 scheme or at least a hybrid version this season for the defense. Here are five players who will not...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Thursday 12/11

Bears Bears placed MLB D.J. Williams on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Bears signed RB/FB Montell Owens. (NFLTR) Bengals Bengals signed NT Kwame Geathers to their practice squad. Redskins Redskins placed OT Morgan Moses on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Redskins promoted RB Chris Thompson from the practice squad. Redskins signed OT Edwan Coughman to their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears put D.J. Williams on IR, sign Montell Owens

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have placed middle linebacker D.J. Williams on injured reserve because of a neck injury and signed fullback Montell Owens. The Bears announced the moves on Thursday. Williams appeared in 12 games and recorded 73 tackles in his second season with the Bears. A 10-year veteran with an expiring contract, he joined cornerback Charles Tillman and...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Place LB D.J. Williams On I.R. & Sign RB Montell Owens

The Chicago Bears announced Thursday that they have placed veteran LB D.J. Williams on season-ending injured reserve and signed RB Montell Owens. #Bears have placed LB D.J. Williams on IR w/ neck injury & signed FB Montell Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler on special teams w/ Jaguars. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) December 11, 2014 Williams, 32, signed a one-year, $1,268,750...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs announce roster moves

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have promoted tight end Cameron Brate from the practice squad, signed tight end D.J. Williams and waived wide receiver Marcus Thigpen. The team also signed linebacker Denicos Allen, tight end Taylor Sloat and fullback Evan Rodriguez to the practice squad, while releasing tight end Ted Bolser and cornerback Quinton Pointer from...
Via The Bay Cave
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins C Samson Satele active after listed as questionable with a hamstring injury

CHICAGO (AP) -- Linebackers Shea McClellin and D.J. Williams are active for the Chicago Bears' game against the Miami Dolphins. McClellin has been out since Week 2 with a hand injury. Williams missed last weekend's 27-13 win at Atlanta with a neck injury. Miami center Samson Satele is active after he was listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. The Dolphins' inactive list...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins C Samson Satele active after listed as questionable with a hamstring injury

CHICAGO (AP) -- Linebackers Shea McClellin and D.J. Williams are active for the Chicago Bears' game against the Miami Dolphins. McClellin has been out since Week 2 with a hand injury. Williams missed last weekend's 27-13 win at Atlanta with a neck injury. Miami center Samson Satele is active after he was listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. The Dolphins' inactive list...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LB McClellin back for Bears against Dolphins

CHICAGO (AP) Linebackers Shea McClellin and D.J. Williams are active for the Chicago Bears' game against the Miami Dolphins. McClellin has been out since Week 2 with a hand injury. Williams missed last weekend's 27-13 win at Atlanta with a neck injury. Miami center Samson Satele is active after he was listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. The Dolphins' inactive list includes...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Lance Briggs Busts Out ‘The Carlton’ Dance

The Chicago Bears pulled off a huge, possibly game saving win, in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon. They were able to do this with three brand new starting linebackers. Lance Briggs, Shea McClellin, D.J. Williams and Jon Bostic all were out due to injury. Briggs, the team’s leader of the defensive side of the football, decided to bust a move during “The Lance Briggs Show” on Tuesday...
Via Sports Mockery
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Suddenly Looking Good At Linebacker

Many a fan were expressing doomsday scenario almost regularly about the aging  problem at linebacker for the Chicago Bears.  Has that changed?  Maybe not to everybody just yet but it’s clear that within a calendar year the situation looks considerably less dire than it did before. Phil Emery Moves Took Time To Ripen Prior to the 2013 off-season, things couldn’t have looked...
Via Sports Mockery
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears missing 4 linebackers against Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) Four Chicago linebackers - Shea McClellin, Lance Briggs, D.J. Williams and Jonathan Bostic - are inactive against the Atlanta Falcons. Briggs (rib), Williams (neck) and McClellin (hand) had been the projected starters, and their injuries leave a huge hole in the Bears' defense against Matt Ryan and the Falcons. Bostic (back) had been one of the projected replacements...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

This Is Why Chicago Bears Hired Reggie Herring

Last year the defense for the Chicago Bears fell apart because they couldn’t avoid numerous injuries.  It may be happening again.  With Lance Briggs and Shea McClellin already out, the team faces the prospect of also losing their other top two linebackers.  Jon Bostic has not practiced all week due to a back injury and remains questionable for the Atlanta Falcons game.  That...
Via Sports Mockery
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker’s Innovative System

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has a new and innovative defensive scheme. However, of late, he has been under fire from fans. Here are some important details that fans are missing. Penalties Penalties can destroy a drive, or a game, or even a whole season. NFL referees have been calling more and more penalties over the course of the last five years. In fact, 2014...
Via Sports Mockery
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: The Mike Singletary Question

Without a doubt the name everybody wants to come save the Chicago Bears defense from mediocrity is Mike Singletary.  So what will it take for that to happen? How To Lure Him In The good news starts right off the bat when it comes to Singletary because of one simple thing.  He currently doesn’t have a coaching job in any capacity.  Instead the Hall of Fame linebacker and former...
Via Sports Mockery
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: How The 2014 Defense Sucks Less Than 2013

Fixing the defense was a primary job for the Chicago Bears front office and coaching staff.  How does the 2014 model compare to the 2013 version thus far? 2013 Bears Total Ranking – 30th Vs. Pass – 15th (233 yards per game) Vs. Run – 32nd (161 yards per game) Sacks – 32nd (31 for the season) Turnover Percentage – 6th Season-Ending Injuries – 5 It was a historic low...
Via Sports Mockery
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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