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The New Chicago Bears Defense According To Pro Football Focus

It would be hard to quantify exactly whether or not the Chicago Bears defense has gotten better or worse throughout the course of NFL free agency.  Opinions vary and there are other factors involves besides simple stats such as leadership and other intangible things. However, there may be one way to illustrate how this new defensive lineup GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox have...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears should pass on edge rushers in the first round

As the NFL Draft gets closer we’re starting to get a better idea about what caliber the players are and it seems clear that the Chicago Bears should pass on taking an edge rusher with the seventh overall pick.. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks Now, there is one disclaimer...
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1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Players The Chicago Bears Could Still Ship Out

New GM Ryan Pace knows what key fact going into the 2015 NFL draft.  He only has six picks.  For a guy who is trying to rebuild a roster, that isn’t a number one wants to hear.  So what is the best way to fix it? Trades. Obviously the easiest way is attempting to move back in the draft itself, dropping down in the order for extra picks, allowing other teams to move up.  Based...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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...
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4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Will Switch to 3-4 Defense in 2015

Although newly-hired Chicago Bears coach John Fox is still evaluating players on the roster, one thing is certain; the Bears will be playing in a 3-4 defense next year. "We're going to be out of a 3-4 terminology-wise," Fox said at the NFL Combine on Wednesday. "We haven't had our players on the grass yet, so until we evaluate that, they'll help us define what we're going to be and...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 21, 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...
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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 [...]
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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...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen Strips Matthew Stafford In A Throwback Thursday-esque Moment

Jared Allen has had a relatively quiet season as a member of the Chicago Bears but he made his presence known early against the Detroit Lions. Going into Thursday’s game, Allen had only recorded 2.5 sacks and 1 forced fumble. It didn’t take him long to make up for lost time. With Matthew Stafford pinned Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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November 27, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A List of 2015 NFL Free Agents The Chicago Bears Will Be Looking Into

The Chicago Bears (3-5) find themselves with similar needs as last season, how can they use 2015 free agency to address them? Nobody knows what Chicago will target in the draft and what they will explore in free agency just yet… but it’s fun to speculate. Here is a list of players the Chicago Bears should be looking very closely at for next season. Ndamukong Suh Position...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen Doesn’t Really Know if the Bears Have Leaders

Bears DE Jared Allen is one of the more recognizable defensive players in the NFL due to his flamboyant personality combined with his reputation as a sack machine. With 130 sacks in his career, Allen only needs two more to reach the Top 10 all-time in the NFL. Coming into his first season with the Bears, Allen had recorded double-digit sacks in seven straight seasons. Most fans...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Feeling Full Effect Of The Jared Allen Curse

Some curses are big.  Some are small.  Some are loud.  Some are quiet.  For the Chicago Bears they seemed to have inherited a powerful one from Jared Allen.  They signed the All-Pro defensive end to provide pass rush for the new defense Mel Tucker was rebuilding.  That part of the job he has done thus far.  He was also to help with leadership and direction for the young players...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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