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Bears expert: QB Jay Cutler will be more than just a game manager

The Chicago Bears are ushering in a new scheme under head coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam Gase, and their primary objective is to improve Jay Cutler's quarterbacking.Does that mean the new coaching staff has plans to turn him into a game manager?Absolutely not, Bears analyst Hub Arkush answered when a fan asked him that question."Clearly they will place an emphasis...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Expect the Bears To Go All Out With Jay Cutler This Year

Normally when a new coaching staff comes in, they prefer to take a measured approach in their first season, especially at the quarterback position.  Simplify the offense, run the ball and go for high percentage passing that minimized the risks.  That is the expectation on the surface heading into 2015 that the Chicago Bears have for 32-year old veteran Jay Cutler.  Offensive coordinator...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The Chicago Bears Opening Day 53-Man Roster

The one thing that was promised when the new Chicago Bears regime of GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox were introduced was that the team would be far different from the wounded and dispirited 5-11 animal it was at the end of 2014.  That means there could be a lot of new faces on the sideline when the team takes the field for opening day this September. Here an early outlook of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears look forward to revitalizing special teams under Jeff Rodgers

After the Chicago Bears bottomed out on special teams in 2014, coordinator Joe DeCamillas had no chance of surviving the tidal wave of firings that swept general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman, among others, out the door after the season. New head coach John Fox has since hired Jeff Rodgers to coordinate Chicago's special teams. Rodgers has coached special teams...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears looking to reinstate '1-2 punch' at running back under Fox, Gase

The Chicago Bears have gotten away from handing off to the No. 2 running back the last couple seasons. John Mullin of CSN Chicago notes that 100-carry seasons for backup ball-carriers used to be the norm in Chicago, but Michael Bush's 63 carries in 2013 and Ka'Deem Carey's 36 in 2014, combined, fall below that threshold.Mullin would consider it a "surprise" if fourth-round selection Jeremy...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bears keep poaching Broncos staffers to fix their team

John Fox brought eight of his Broncos staffers with him when he took the Bears job this offseason.Now he's poaching a front-office guy from Denver, too.Broncos' assistant director of pro personnel Anthony "Champ" Kelly will follow Fox to the Windy City, according to Mike Klis of KUSA. He'll become the Bears' new director of pro personnel.Kelly had been with the Broncos since the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Chicago Bears Remain Must-Watch TV In 2015

After going 5-11 in 2014, many Chicago Bears fans have lost total confidence that there is any bright future on the immediate horizon for their team this season.  It’s a rebuild now and things are going to get worse before they get better.  That sounds a little pessimistic but such things happen when memories still exist of losing 55-14 to the Green Bay Packers. Even so, there...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Gase says Jay Cutler’s play has evolved: ‘He’s so mature now’

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports New Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase believes Jay Cutler has evolved since he entered the NFL. “I think most of us would say when he first came into the league he was that gunslinger-type mentality and I see a more patient guy,” Gase said Friday, via the team’s website. “We’ve just got to get him there for 60 minutes. I think that’s...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Another NFL Draft expert gave the Chicago Bears a very, very good grade

The Chicago Bears, by most accounts, had a pretty darn good NFL Draft. Add this to the list of good grades. #Bears continue to be praised for draft with http://t.co/fmFgG4H0g0's Bucky Brooks giving them an "A" grade. Link: http://t.co/WYbwwZmmWm — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 12, 2015 Nice! From the chicagobears.com write up: The Bears continue to receive kudos for their...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

While interviewing for head coaching gigs, Bears' OC Adam Gase says he grew up

Former  Broncos, and current Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase remembers the chaos that surrounded him following Denver's second-round loss to Indianapolis in the 2014 playoffs. Gase was looking for a job following Denver's firing of John Fox. He interviewed with the 49ers and Broncos, and was able to get a second interview with San Francisco. Gase found the whole process...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Rookie Minicamp Comes To A Close

The Bears concluded their rookie minicamp this past Sunday which included workouts with their six draft picks, 15 undrafted free agents and 28 tryout players hoping to make the roster. Head coach John Fox was impressed with the rookie talent they brought into Halas Hall.“They did a great job,” Fox said. “I thanked them for their efforts and the way they conducted themselves...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears' Fangio: 'The first job is to make the players you already have better'

When Vic Fangio took over the helm of the Chicago Bears' defense his goal was to not only remake the defensive unit, but to change its structure. Fangio converted the Bears from a base 4-3 defense to a base 3-4 defense, and that means he needed to find players who could fit in the type of scheme he was employing. Fangio knew that the solution would go beyond blowing up the defense...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Draft Called One Of Seven Best In 2015

The only way people will know whether a draft class works out is with time.  Still, the more prominent experts get paid a lot of money to assess whether the chances are strong that a team did well.  More often than not they are right.  So it was good news to hear when NFL media analyst Bucky Brooks, a frequenter of NFL Network brought out his top seven team drafts of the 2015...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Jeremy Langord Matt Forte's Long Term Replacement?

Ryan Pace's first draft as the Chicago Bears' GM was solid and steady, if not spectacular.The best player available philosophy tends to be employed by teams who have several holes in their roster. The thought process is that new GMs and head coaches of John Fox's ilk have one or two drafts left to rectify things before job security becomes a term that is brought into the lexicon...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Bears QB Jay Cutler prove the critics wrong in 2015?

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY SportsJay Cutler and the Chicago Bears are entering a 2015 season that should be a major turnaround from the embarrassment that they suffered last year. It has been a long offseason with quite a few changes, but the one player that has to step up and prove himself this year is Cutler himself. He has yet to show the Bears that he can be a legitimate franchise...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Signs The Bears Offense Is In Capable Hands With Adam Gase

Most of the talk of late has centered around how head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will go about resuscitating the Bears defense from the coma it has been in the past two years. Few have stopped to ask what the team should be expecting from offensive coordinator Adam Gase as he prepares to become the fourth person with the title to try and somehow fix what...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Fans Won’t Believe How Loaded 2016 NFL Free Agency Is

Spending wildly in NFL free agency is not the direction GM Ryan Pace wants the Chicago Bears to go.  It will be about the draft before anything else, as it should be.  Still, that doesn’t mean he won’t put what should be around $45 million in cap space to use.  Especially since there could be a record-breaking number of standout veteran available who can instantly make the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Review: Chicago Bears

In the NFL the teams who are the most successful have built their team through the draft. The Green Bay Packers, perhaps the most successful team in the NFC North in recent years, drafted 77.3 percent of their players. The Bears on the other hand only have drafted 45.5 percent of the players on their current roster. While free agency is important, building through the draft is crucial...
Via Pro Football Spot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos weak link is up the middle

A lot of attention has been paid to the Broncos new coaching staff this offseason. Everyone’s favorite drunk uncle, John Fox, is finally gone. Gary Kubiak, who at the very least knows how to manage a game clock, has replaced Fox. That’s considered an instant upgrade, as the Broncos won’t need to fight against their head coaches’ ineptitude this season. From the minute Kubiak...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox on Kevin White: ‘He’s infectious’

Chicago Bears coach John Fox is very pleased with how the NFL draft turned out. “I thought it went outstanding,” Fox told former Bears quarterback Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan Tuesday on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “[General manager] Ryan [Pace] is a very sharp evaluator. I think we stayed true to our board. I thought our scouting staff did a great job. The process went unbelievably...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears GM explains why he didn’t draft a QB

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears reportedly included Jay Cutler in a deal to acquire the No. 2 pick in the draft from the Tennessee Titans, but the Titans wouldn’t budge. The Bears had their sights set on quarterback Marcus Mariota, but once he was off the board, the Bears declined to use any of their six picks on a different QB. “It never locked in to where...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Select Kevin White in First Round

With the 7th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears select Kevin White, wide receiver from West Virginia. This was the first draft by the Chicago Bears with GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox running the team. This is also the highest draft pick the Bears have had in seasons after finishing 5-11 in 2014, their worst season since 2004. Kevin White, 22 years old at...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears start off 4th round by taking really good RB with pick No. 107 (video)

The Chicago Bears hired a defensive coach in John Fox but continue to add skill players on offense in the 2015 NFL Draft. With pick No. 107 on Saturday morning the team took a running back with a lot of potential. The Bears get themselves a RB in Michigan State's Jeremy Langford. #CHIpick pic.twitter.com/TcXC4AFbam — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) May 2, 2015 Check out Langford’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace having A+ first draft so far

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports When the Chicago Bears brought Ryan Pace in to be their general manager, many weren’t sure what to think. Obviously, the last signing of a GM didn’t work out at all, as Phil Emery only lasted three years in his first stint as the main decision-maker in the organization. However, Pace brought a different kind of energy with him, and a different...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears GM: Kevin White is a ‘dynamic playmaker for our offense’

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears drafted Kevin White with the seventh overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday. “I know I spoke to you about getting impact players in the draft, especially when you’re picking in the top 10, and that’s exactly what Kevin White is,” general manager Ryan Pace told reporters. “We couldn’t be more thrilled right...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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