2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Chicago Bears

With the NFL season winding down it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7:  Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
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To Build A 3-4 Defense: Chicago Bears Free Agency Options

Vic Fangio is in town and that could mean big changes are on the way for the Chicago Bears defense, from top to bottom.  The most notable perhaps will be a shift from their long-time 4-3 alignment to that of a 3-4 in which they put out four linebackers instead of three. That kind of transformation will require a significant series of personnel moves.  Here are some names on the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears add Fangio to staff

New Chicago Bears head coach John Fox is making quite the impression at Halas Hall. The Bears have hired defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, according to a report from’s Jason La Canfora. He had previously been linked to the Washington Redskins, but left Washington without a deal. The Bears will be getting a defensive mastermind compared to what they had with Mel Tucker...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Out of our Misery

Much to the relief of Bears fans everywhere, the 2014 football season has come to an end, with an appropriately lackluster 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The Bears end the season in last place in the NFC North. Their 5-11 record is their worst since 2004 and they will miss the playoffs for seventh time in last eight seasons. For all of the game’s ugliness, it wasn’t complete...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Charles Tillman and Kyle Fuller Have in Common Will Surprise You

The Chicago Bears were hoping beyond hope that they were drafting the next Charles Tillman when they took Kyle Fuller with the 14th pick in the NFL draft last May.  Based on early indications and a few unnerving similarities, they may have done just that. Both Born In February The first connection people may be surprised to know is that Fuller and Tillman were actually born in...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL All Rookie Team

The 2014 NFL Season is officially in the books it is time to unveil the All-Rookie team. This years squad is pretty loaded with some instant stars in Beckham, Hill, Evans on the offensive side of the ball and Mosely, Donald, and Fuller on the defensvie side. Sprinkle in a few guys like Bridgewater, Mack, and Bitonio who showed enough to get teams excited for the future and we watched...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Frustrating Seasons in Chicago Bears History

The Chicago Bears organization, and their fans, believed the team's offense was on track after finishing the 2013 season No. 2 in points scored the team spent the spring and summer concentrating on improving one of the NFL's worst defenses.After signing defensive linemen Lamarr Houston and Jared Allen and drafting cornerback Kyle Fuller with the No. 20 pick in the first round fans...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Out of our Misery

Much to the relief of Bears fans everywhere, the 2014 football season has come to an end, with an appropriately lackluster 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The Bears end the season in last place in the NFC North. Their 5-11 record is their worst since 2004 and they will miss the playoffs for seventh time in last eight seasons. For all of the game’s ugliness, it wasn’t complete...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Local product Thielen shines in breakthrough game for Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS -- For a moment, it looked like Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller had jumped Adam Thielen and absconded with a prized piece of jewelry. After Thielen hauled in his first NFL touchdown reception, an aggravated Fuller popped the ball out of the Vikings wideout's hands as he sprinted across TCF Bank Stadium's east end zone. Indignant, Thielen mean-mugged Fuller, retrieved his...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Can't Overcome Penalties, Lose to Vikings

The Bears played another brutal game on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The Bears didn't give much reason to retain any member of their coaching staff. It was clear after this game changes are needed and coming, as black Monday is less than 24 hours away. The Bears got the ball first and seemed to have something going, but like numerous times this season the drive stalled and...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Fuller will play with broken hand vs. Patriots

The Chicago Bears have been pleasantly surprising with the performance of rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller so far this season, but he suffered a broken hand last week that many thought would cost him at least a week. Chicago is very happy that he will not miss any time, and will play with a broken hand this week against the New England Patriots. Good news is #Bears CB Kyle Fuller will...
Via Sports-Glory
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

10 NFL rookies about to take jobs from veterans

There's a reason so much ink, breath and bandwidth is used to predict how the NFL draft will play out each year. Each of these 10 NFL rookies falls into one of those categories, and they are all on track to usurp playing time from veteran starters. Packers WR Davante Adams (to replace Jarrett Boykin) Davante Adams is about to usurp Jarrett Boykin as the Packers’ No. 3 receiver...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Five NFL players whose stock is on the rise

The 2014 NFL season is still young, but heading into the fourth week of action, there are a number of players outperforming early expectations. Let’s take a look at five players with rapidly-rising stocks. Kyle Fuller, CB, Chicago Bears The first-round draft pick is living up to the billing. The rookie already has three interceptions—which leads the league—and forced two...
Via The Sports Daily
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The transformation of the Chicago Bears defense

The Chicago Bears are historically known for their great defenses. Until last year. The 2012-2013 Bears defense was the worst in franchise history in every major category. But with some key additions added this off-season, the Bears seem to have gotten some of their mo-jo back. Phil Emery deserves a lot of the credit as he restructured this entire defense and has had quality play...
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller shines in spotlight

A week after being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his two-pick performance in Chicago’s Sunday night nationally-televised comeback win at San Francisco, Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller earned the first start of his NFL career under the spotlight of Monday Night Football against the New York Jets. In the Bears 27-19 win at MetLife Stadium against the New York Jets...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler, Kyle Fuller shine in win

When the season started most people had the Chicago Bears penciled in with a 1-1 start. But nobody thought the win would come against a San Francisco team, on the road, and on the grand opening of Levi’s stadium. Even after a 17-0 deficit the Bears were able to come back and win in San Francisco for the first time since 1985. How were the Bears, who looked awful against Buffalo...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears fine and suspend Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery announced Tuesday that the Bears have fined and suspended tight end Martellus Bennett an undetermined length of time for conduct detrimental to the team. The Bears ended Monday’s practice a few minutes short after Bennett and rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller got into an altercation. Fuller, the team’s first-round draft pick, attempted...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears end practice after Martellus Bennett slams Kyle Fuller to turf

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman ended Monday’s practice a few minutes short following an altercation between tight end Martellus Bennett and rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller, the team’s first-round draft pick. The altercation happened after Fuller attempted to strip the football away from Bennett after the tight end made a catch close to the goal line.  Instead of knocking...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign first-round pick Kyle Fuller to four-year deal

The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed first-round draft pick Kyle Fuller to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option. “This is one tough football player,” general manager Phil Emery said after the Bears selected Fuller last Thursday night with the 14th pick in the draft. “This is a player with length, skill, athleticism, versatility, productivity...
Via Sports-Glory
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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