Bears will likely wait on free agent offensive linemen

The Bears made their big splash on the offensive line last season. They will sit out the big spending this year and wait to find an value players as training camp gets closer. There’s only one question mark on the line going into next season. The Bears currently don’t have a starting center. Yesterday we gave you two options the team can consider in free agency. Just in case...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 6

Bears TE Steve Maneri, OT Jonathan Scott, G James Brown, DT Stephen Paea, DE Cornelius Washington, CB Charles Tillman, S Anthony Walters Giants RB David Wilson, CB Corey Webster, CB Jayron Hosley, TE Adrien Robinson, C David Baas and S Cooper Taylor. The post NFL Inactives: Week 6 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign Scott; waive Adams

The Bears have signed offensvie tackle Jonathan Scott and waived tight end Kyle Adams. The team also added QB Jerrod Johnson to the practice squad. Full press release below.
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears at full health for season opener

After waiving Jonathan Scott, Chicago doesn’t have a single player on the Week 1 injury report. Full Bears-Bengals Wednesday injury report below.
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 9/4

NFL Free agent OL R.J. Mattes has been suspended for four games. (Aaron Wilson) Bears Bears released OT Jonathan Scott and re-signed TE Kyle Adams. (Aaron Wilson) Bengals The Bengals placed WR Andrew Hawkins on injured reserve/designated to return. LT Andrew Whitworth doesn’t expect to play against the Bears this weekend. ( Bills Rookie QB E.J. Manuel will be...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign Adams; waive Scott

The Chicago Bears have signed tight end Kyle Adams and waived offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Establish 53-man roster, Depth Issues Arise

The Chicago Bears have established their initial 53-man roster for the 2013 season and already have put themselves in a very concerning position with the depth in the trenches.  The lone call it surprise of the cuts was the cut of J'Marcus Webb who came into camp with the opportunity to be the starting right tackle.  Instead Webb was demoted to swing tackle and then upon his...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Released Former Steelers T Jonathan Scott Late Tuesday Evening

According to the official website of the Chicago Bears, the team released former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Jonathan Scott late Tuesday evening. Now, before any of you get too excited about Scott possibly returning to Pittsburgh for a second tour of duty, you should know that he has recently had issues with one of his knee and just recently returned to practice. According to Brad...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears final roster cuts could surprise fans

The Chicago Bears have cut 14 players so far, and another 22 will be slashed by Saturday. The Bears final roster cuts will undoubtedly include familiar names, but who is considered on the bubble? The one name that has been on the tongues of Bears fans, coaches, and on sports talk radio is J’Marcus Webb. The former 7th round pick was removed from the starting right tackle job,...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Chicago Bears Training Camp Report Week 1: Setting the Tone

The Bears offseason has entered the home stretch. Last Thursday, rookies and veterans began arriving in Bourbonnais, Illinois. With Week One of Camp Trestman behind them it’s time to take a look at how the team is progressing as the current roster of 90 players begin the process of winning positions on the final roster.Phil Emery – Read My Lips, No 2013 Contract Extensions The...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Five position battles to watch at Bears camp

With Chicago Bears training camp right around the corner, here are five positional battles to keep an eye on in Bourbonnais. 1. J’Marcus Webb vs. Jonathan Scott, Offensive Right Tackle (ORT). Webb gets another chance, this time back on the right side following the free agent signing of new left tackle Jermon Bushrod from New Orleans. Webb may find the [...]
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Trade Analysis: Right Call to Trade Gabe Carimi?

After deciding to spend the entire organized team activity workout period working out on his own in Arizona the Bears have decided to trade former first round pick Gabe Carimi.  The Bears completely revamped their offensive line from a year ago with only two potential starters returning from a year ago.  J'Marcus Webb and Roberto Garza will be the only two returning starters...
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June 10, 2013  |  1 Comment

Gabe Carimi may be on the way out in Chicago

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, offensive lineman Gabe Carimi is fighting for a roster spot after being taken in the first round of the 2011 draft. Forget battling for a starting job right now, the 2011 first-round draft pick faces competition for a roster spot. The Bears essentially have made right tackle a battle between J’Marcus Webb and Jonathan Scott, a non...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Updated 2013 NFL Draft Team Needs

The Chicago Bears didn’t do too much to bolster their roster on the open market, but the club looks to be slightly better off—if anything—after almost four weeks of 2013 NFL Free Agency.  Let’s examine their updated team needs heading into the 2013 NFL Draft (in no particular order). Photo Credit: 1. Linebacker Lance Briggs (pictured above) has registered...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Roster Evaluations: The Four Worst Pass Blocking OTs in the NFL?

Based on pass blocking snap and QB disruption statistics the Chicago Bears, cummulatively have the four worst pass blocking offensive tackles in the NFL on the roster from the 2012 season.  Based on the All-22 tape evaluation the stats seem to match the lack of protection each offensive tackle provided for their respective QBs on the season.  Despite the praises sung by Emery towards...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears, OT Scott agree to 1-year deal

The Chicago Bears and offensive tackle Jonathan Scott have agreed to a one-year contract. The 6-foot-6, 318-pound Scott signed with the Bears last September and appeared in 12 games while making seven starts - six at right tackle. He has started 35 of 70 games played for Detroit (2006-07), Buffalo (2009), Pittsburgh (2010-11) and Chicago (2012) after being drafted in the fifth round...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Impact of Bears re-signing Scott

The Bears re-signed offensive tackle Jonathan Scott today, who started seven games for the club last year. How will his return impact the roles of J’Marcus Webb and Gabe Carimi? We have the answers.
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears re-sign Jonathan Scott

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agent Headquarters

The place to follow information about the impending Chicago Bears free agent period starting today at 3:00pm Chicago time.  All the latest news, notes, player evaluations and rumors all in one place. Aaron Kromer's run scheme and what type of offensive linemen might the Bears target to fit into the scheme. More on Kromer from former Saints Fullback Mike Karney on this...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Salary Cap Issues Massively Understated

The Chicago Bears are in a hell of a salary cap and financial crunch on a level with some of the worst salary cap situations in the NFL.  This fact has gone completely unnoticed by even the most nuanced NFL analysts and Bears beat reporters.   The problem has gone unnoticed because prior to Henry Melton being designated the franchise player the Bears were under the salary cap...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Film Evaluations: RT Jonathan Scott

Second year offensive tackle Gabe Carimi was benched a little over a quarter of the way through the season, in favor of free agent pickup Jonathan Scott.  Scott was cut after a few years unsuccessful years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and then signed by the Bears when it became apparent that Chris Williams was going to be cut.  Scott came in and was the starter for the final...
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February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Should Bears be sold on Scott?

We look at the numbers to see if Jonathan Scott, who started six games for the Bears last season, has the potential to be a long-term starter at right tackle in Chicago.
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears injury list grows shorter

Relegated to winning their final two games and hoping for some help, the Chicago Bears finally received a bit of good news when they hit the Halas Hall practice fields for a light workout in preparation for Sunday’s road trip to Arizona. The lengthy injury list has been pared, Only two Bears, MLB Brian Urlacher and OT Jonathan Scott missed practice. A number [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Report: Jonathan Scott Suffers Hamstring Injury

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Jonathan Scott suffered a hamstring injury during yesterday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers, reports Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago. The Bears' continuity of their offensive line took another hit when starting right tackle Jonathan Scott sustained a hamstring injury in the first half against the Green Bay Packers. Scott suffered his...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears OT Jonathan Scott Has a Debut to Forget

Contrary to the popular belief that Jonathan Scott had a decent game, the All-22 tape reveals otherwise.  I have been one of the strongest critics of Bears RT Gabe Carimi from the start of camp. At not point however did I advocate that Carimi should be benched.   Carimi has been one of the worst offensive tackles in the league in pass protection but very good as a run blocker...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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