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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bears Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio on Jared Allen: “I think he can have a rebirth to his career here playing a little bit of a new position”

The Chicago Bears are looking for more production from DE Jared Allen this upcoming season. After having a disappointing 2014 season, many believe that Allen is on the downside of his career. Now with the arrival of new defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, the Bears are changing from the 4-3 defense Allen is accustomed too. Fangio doesn’t think that I will be that hard for Allen to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jared Allen have a rebirth this season?

Can Jared Allen have a rebirth this season? According to Kevin Patra of nfl.com, the Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio believes he can. But get this, Fangio feels Jared Allen can have a rebirth at a new position and that is at outside linebacker. Fangio implores a 3-4 and much of the holdovers from the most recent regime are natural 4-3 defensive ends now being looked...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears DC: Jared Allen can have 'rebirth' at linebacker

Jared Allen, it’s time to be born again. Allen was recently the most feared pass-rusher in the NFL, but his production fell off a cliff in his first season with the Chicago Bears last year. New defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, believes Allen is going to have another big year under his guidance in 2015: He did well in the minicamp we...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Allen Talks About Learning New Position

Five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen is in a place in his career that he hasn’t been in for years — a learning phase. After the Chicago Bears decided to switch to a 3-4 base defense for the 2015 NFL season, it was announced that Allen, along with many other former defensive ends, would be moving to outside linebacker. This type of position change is perhaps the most common...
Via Sports Mockery
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 7-round mock, 2nd edition

Round 1, Pick 7: Vic Beasley, Outside linebacker/defensive end, Clemson Even with the recent signings of Pernell McPhee and Jarvis Jenkins, the Bears lack depth and considerable experience on the defensive edge. While Dante Fowler of Florida is a more complete player, Beasley is more likely to be on the board when the seventh pick rolls around. He carried his added weight (which...
Via isportsweb.com
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Fans **** All Over Jared Allen’s Birthday

As the Chicago Bears do for all their current players and even for some former players, their social media pages passed along happy birthday wishes for Jared Allen today. Entering his second year with Chicago, Allen is looking to bounce back after a horrible debut season with the Bears, in which he tallied a career-low 5.5 sacks. With a new defensive coordinator and new scheme under...
Via Sports Mockery
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bears, Broncos, Browns, & Vikings

Draft Tony Pauline reports that LSU OL La’El Collins met with the Giants, Browns, 49ers and Saints last week. Bears Bears DE/OLB Jared Allen mentioned that he was diagnosed with a herniated disc in his back following the season. (Chicago Tribune) Broncos Broncos new HC Gary Kubiak announced that RB C.J. Anderson will open offseason workouts as the team’s starting ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears hope Jared Allen can make a ‘big jump’ in 2015

Chicago Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace finally got the chance to meet one of the team’s highest paid players, Jared Allen, in Arizona during the annual meeting. Allen received his $11.5 million guaranteed roster bonus for the 2015 season earlier this month. “It was good to touch base and share some ideas,” Fox said, per the Chicago Sun Times. “He...
Via Sports-Glory
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears convinced Jay Cutler is the right QB

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports There have been quite a few rumors surrounding the Chicago Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler this offseason, but the two sides met without Cutler’s agent about whether or not he was the right guy for them. Chicago came away convinced that Cutler was the right quarterback for them, and they are all-in with him. Jay Cutler met with #Bears personnel...
Via Sports-Glory
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to sign DE Ray McDonald

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears will sign free agent defensive end Ray McDonald to a contract, reports ESPN. McDonald was released by the San Francisco 49ers in December, citing a “pattern of poor decision-making.”  He was accused of sexual assault in December but was never charged. McDonald has sued the woman who has accused him of assaulting her...
Via Sports-Glory
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Cowboys, Rams, Redskins, & Saints

Bears Michael C. Wright mentions that the Bears appear to have a logjam at outside linebacker that includes Jared Allen, Willie Young, Lamarr Houston and Pernell McPhee. Even so, Wright expects all of them to back and can see the Bears using their top-four pass rushers in sub packages. Wright doesn’t rule out the Bears taking ... The post NFL Notes: Bears, Cowboys, Rams, Redskins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen the next big name NFLer to take a pay cut?

After leading his team to a third-consecutive AFC West title, a 12-4 record and the No. 2 seed in the conference, Peyton Manning was asked to take a pay cut; that’s a huge piece of humble pie for a quarterback who is 38-10 since taking over in Denver. But the Broncos needed salary cap help, so their highest-paid player was the leading candidate to provide them some much-needed...
Via cover32 - Bears
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

To Build For Future, Bears Could Struggle For A Few Years

Ryan Pace has already done so much in his short tenure as Bears General Manager. However, the biggest decisions are yet to come. What do you do with Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, Jared Allen? I could list every player here. Bears management has to ask themselves: who is going to be on this roster in three years? They can safely say Fuller, Long, and Jeffery, but after that every...
Via Sports Mockery
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Allen HATES the 3-4 Defense

Chicago Bears coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace didn’t really say much during their media sessions Wednesday at the NFL Combine, but they did confirm what type of defense they will operate from starting this season. In what resulted from a series of odd events last month from the San Francisco 49ers, Chicago ended up with Vic Fangio as its defensive coordinator and although there...
Via Sports Mockery
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings LBs Have Case of Offseason Deja Vu

One year ago, the Minnesota Vikings knew they needed a changing of the guard along the defensive line. Once a dominant unit that helped the team make a NFC Championship appearance in 2009, Father Time had scored another victory against once great players.As a result, Kevin Williams was sent packing and headed to Seattle. Jared Allen also was shown the door as he went to the rival...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears' Jared Allen, a star on and off the field

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen is known to intimidating presence on the football field but his work off of the field is less frightening. Jared Allen has been awarded the fourth annual Salute to Service Award presented by USAA, the NFL’s official military appreciation sponsor. Bears cornerback Charles Tillman won the award in 2012. Through Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears DE Allen given Salute to Service award

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen was honored with his work to military families with the NFL’s Salute-to-Service award at the leagues award ceremony in Arizona. The award was created to acknowledge the exceptional efforts by members of the NFL community to honor and support military and their families. Allen accepted the award at the “4th Annual NFL Honors” awards ceremony [...]
Via Bears Claws
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Three positive takeaways in a season to forget

It’s finally over, Bears fans. No more watching a passionless, unmotivated football team every week. Your energy can now be used watching the Bulls and Blackhawks – teams that are among the best in their respective leagues. The 2014 Chicago Bears season was the franchise’s worst since 2002 under Dick Jauron when the team went 4-12. Despite this year’s marginally better...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears DL Jared Allen Should Have Destroyed Drew Brees on This Play

There are certain kinds of plays that defensive linemen dream about. The one they love and wish for the most is exactly what Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jared Allen got here--completely unblocked with the quarterback rolling out right in to your waiting arms.Had it been a rookie quarterback or any of a number of lesser quarterbacks than Drew Brees he would have had the sack too...
Via FatManWriting
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen Ripped For Dumbass Postgame Quote

Chicago Bears Football - Did you hear how Jared Allen described the Chicago Bears victory on Sunday? Apparently he’s been spending a little too much time in his blind this deer season. When asked in an interview how he thinks the Chicago Bears did against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this is what Jared Allen had to say: “we won in convincing fashion.’’ Is this some kind of joke...
Via Sports Mockery
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chicago Bears Jared Allen Absolutely Embarrasses Vikings Matt Kalil on Sack

To see Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jared Allen make a sack is nothing new. The veteran player has made many over the years so when we hear his name being attached to a sack we assume it was just Allen being Allen once again. However, that may not be the whole story with the one he had against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday.Had Matt Kalil actually moved his feet and put forth some...
Via FatManWriting
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen struggling in Chicago while replacement Griffen thriving

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- With nicknames like Cowboy, B-Rob and Ev, the mutual admiration between Jared Allen, Brian Robison and Everson Griffen is easily apparent. For four years, the Allen (Cowboy), Robison (B-Rob, of course) and Griffen (Ev) were friends and part of perhaps the most cohesive -- and loudest -- position group for the Minnesota Vikings, along with Kevin Williams. There...
Via Fox Sports North
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen comments on match against Vikings this Sunday

Former Minnesota Vikings great Jared Allen is set to play against his former team when the Chicago Bears host Minny this Sunday at Soldier Field. Allen, who had 85.5 sacks in six years with the Vikings, wasn’t re-signed by his former team and the Bears picked him up. Allen only has 1.5 sacks through eight games, far off from the 11.5 he had a year ago. “If I’m on the field...
Via cover32 - Vikings
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Allen says issues are not physical

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Jared Allen wanted to make one thing clear. He's not ready for a rocking chair. The Chicago Bears defensive end insisted this week he is as lively as ever and concerns about a decline are misguided. ''I heard that you guys tried to make it sound like I was old,'' he said, laughing. ''Context, people. Thought you were professionals. Goodness gracious. I think...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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