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VIEW: Matt Forte Dropped Over $4 Million on this River North Mansion

Judging by his recent purchase, I don’t think Matt Forte plans on leaving the City of Chicago anytime soon! Ben Goldsborough, of the Chicago Tribune, has reported the Chicago Bears franchise running back has recently purchased a 9,000 square foot mansion for well over $4 million dollars. The five bedroom, five and a half bathroom mansion was purchased by Forte in December for a...
Via Sports Mockery
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

7 Perfectly Good Reasons The Chicago Bears Should Trade Matt Forte

Matt Forte has a secure argument that he may be the best player on the Chicago Bears roster, and if not that then definitely the most consistent.  Any time the team has needed a boost, he’s been the one providing it.  Yet those accomplishments are not enough reason to kill the argument that the time may be right for the Bears to trade their star running back. Here are seven legitimate...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears name Adam Gase offensive coordinator

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement with Adam Gase to become their offensive coordinator. Gase joins Vic Fangio (defense) and Jeff Rodgers (special teams) on new head coach John Fox’s staff. Gase, 36, has spent the past six seasons with the Denver Broncos, the last four working for new Bears head coach John Fox. Gase served as receivers...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears emerging as landing spot for Adam Gase

Adam Gase has had a bad offseason. He failed to land head coaching jobs with the 49ers and Broncos and now has been passed over for offensive coordinator jobs. Both the Ravens and Jaguars hired other options in Marc Trestman and Greg Olson. Despite all the pass overs, Gase could still land in pretty good hands. The Bears may now be his best case scenario. There Gase would be reunited...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox signs 4-year deal to become Bears HC

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports John Fox has signed a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears to become their next head coach, reports Jay Glazer. John Fox’s new 4 year deal with the Chicago Bears is done. He is now the new head coach of Chicago! Done deal — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) January 16, 2015   Fox becomes Chicago’s third head coach since 2012, taking...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears to hire John Fox as head coach

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears are set to hire former Denver Broncos coach John Fox as their next head coach. #NFL exec source says John Fox is getting the #Bears job. — Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) January 15, 2015   Fox and the Broncos decided to mutually part ways on Monday, a day after the Broncos 24-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Fox,...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears making the right move by pursuing John Fox

John Fox After gambling on former CFL head coach Marc Trestman, the Chicago Bears are rightfully playing it safe by pursuing former Denver HC, John Fox. Although unofficial, there have been reports that a deal is in the making and if all goes well would be announced within the next couple of days. The 59 year old is known for his ability to quickly rebuild struggling programs and...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to interview John Fox

The Chicago Bears need a head coach and John Fox needs a new job after leaving the Denver Broncos on Monday. So the NFL coach will interview for the Bears head-coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. The Bears are looking for a veteran coach with a winning record, which Fox has, but first-year general manager Ryan Pace will also want a coach that can win in a...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Pace hired as new GM

The Chicago Bears have tabbed Ryan Pace as their new general manager. Pace spent a total of 14 years with the Saints; 13 working in the player personnel department. He spent six years as the director of pro scouting before ascending to directer of player personnel for the past two years. His credentials with the Saints are extremely impressive. In his 13-year tenure in the player...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears hire Ryan Pace as general manager

The Chicago Bears announced on Thursday that they have hired Ryan Pace as their general manager. Pace has spent the last 14 seasons with the New Orleans Saints, including the past two years as director of player personnel. During Pace’s 13 seasons in the Saints’ personnel department, they compiled a 115-93 record. “He is really good at what he does,” Saints coach Sean...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Chris Ballard “Very Likely” To Accept Chicago Bears GM Job

Jeremy Stoltz is a prominent writer for Bears Report magazine and a member of Pro Football Writers of America.  He’s been plugged in with the Chicago Bears for years so it has plenty of credibility when he claims sources indicate that Chris Ballard, current Kansas City Chiefs director of player personnel and former Bears scout is “very likely” to become the next general manager...
Via Sports Mockery
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Chicago Bears GM Target And Players They Helped Acquire

Finding the right GM can mean the difference between years of winning and years of misery.  The Chicago Bears know this all too well, which is why they’re doing everything they can to get their latest choice for that job right.  Here is a detailed rundown of all the candidates linked to the job from their backgrounds to their success at building rosters. Chris Ballard Current...
Via Sports Mockery
27 days ago  |  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: What We Learned In 13-9 Loss To Vikings

Coming into the last week of what has been a dismal season, the Chicago Bears were hoping to avoid finishing last in the division when they faced the Minnesota Vikings. The game was pretty tight early on, as the teams battled to a 3-3 tie going into halftime.However, the Vikings took a 10-6 lead in the third quarter when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown pass to Adam...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears fire GM Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman

The Chicago Bears fired general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman on Monday following a 5-11 season. Offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer has also been fired. Emery was with the organization for three seasons while Trestman lasted only two seasons with the Bears.  Despite having an offense that featured Jay Cutler, running back Matt Forte and receivers Brandon...
Via Sports-Glory
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte Sets New Single Season Receiving Record For Running Backs

Not much went right for the Chicago Bears this season. Injuries certainly hurt. Jay Cutler's usual erratic play didn't help either. Whether head coach Marc Trestman is going to get another chance next season remains to be seen. If he doesn't go expect a lot of turnover on his staff.Talk about an all-around crap season, huh? At least there was one highlight courtesy of running back...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Eric Decker, Matt Forte Among Week 17 Studs, Duds

To the fantasy football owners whose playoffs extended into Week 17, we offer our condolences. The final week of the NFL season is hard enough to navigate, as the availability of many star players is up in the air with the NFL playoffs on the horizon. Yet Sunday’s slate decided to offer several unpredictable final twists. Did you have Eric Decker on...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Brings Positive Light to End Bears’ Woeful Season

In a year with much disappointment, running back Matt Forte showed some optimism to end the Chicago Bears’ 2014 season. After recording eight receptions in a 13-9 loss against the Vikings, Forte finished the season with 102 receptions and surpassed former Arizona Cardinals running back Larry Center (101) for most receptions by a running back in a single season. Forte also becomes...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Forte sets running back receptions record

Matt Forte had at-least a reason to smile following loss to the Vikings. The loss dropped the Bears to 5-11 on the season which results in a last place finish in the NFC North. Forte went over the 1,000 yard mark early in the game and later tallied eight receptions for 23 yards to set a new mar for receptions out of the backfield. Long known as one of the NFL’s better receiving...
Via Tireball.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Breaks Single-Season Receptions Record

The Bears have been bad this season, but Matt Forte hasn’t as he has broken the single-season receptions record (102) for a running back in Week 17 against the Minnesota Vikings. Through 15 games, Forte piled up 94 receptions and needed eight more to break the record that has stood for nearly 20 years. Who had the record? It was none of other than Arizona Cardinals fullback Larry...
Via Sports Mockery
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top 5 Biggest Pro Bowl snubs of 2014

The NFL Pro Bowl has always been thought of as a popularity contest, and that sentiment shined through with flying colors this year. Many players made the team off name recognition rather than their actual play on the field. Below are the top fives snubs from this year’s Pro Bowl who were deserving of a spot over some players that made it. (Credit: The Score)  5. Matt Forte...
Via Down and Distance
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte make our All Pro Bowl snub team?

The NFL has released the names of the players who were selected for this year’s Pro Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona. As always there were a number of deserving players who were not lucky enough to be voted in. Since 13 is the least lucky number, let’s take a look at the 13 biggest Pro Bowl snubs this season and make a sort of All Pro Bowl snub team. Justin Forsett – Baltimore Ravens...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Biggest Chicago Bears Pro Bowl Snubs In Team History

In light of the outrage that Matt Forte has been left off the 2014 Pro Bowl roster, it may be interesting to look back over the long history of the Chicago Bears franchise and pinpoint several other notable snubs from the annual all-star extravaganza in Hawaii. #10 – Roland Harper – 1978 992 yards rushing 4.1 yards per carry 340 yards receiving 7.9 yards per reception 8 total...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler to replace injured Jimmy Clausen for Bears season finale

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is back. One week after being benched, Cutler will start Sunday’s finale against the Minnesota Vikings as Jimmy Clausen was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday evening after experiencing delayed symptoms. “Jay gives us the best chance this week,” said coach Marc Trestman. “It’s been a very, very tough year for him in terms of playing...
Via Sports-Glory
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears to start Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler

            The Chicago Bears plan to start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback against the Detroit Lions this week over Jay Cutler, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. To repeat and now confirmed: Bears starting QB Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler on Sunday vs. Detroit, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 17, 2014 ...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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