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Chicago Bears Fans Split On Reggie Bush

The Detroit Lions recently released former Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush, even though the trophy got taken away from him he still has a lot of talent. In his nine NFL seasons, he never made a Pro Bowl but has showed an incredibly amount of speed and elusiveness when he touches the ball. Some career stats on Bush: 4.3 yards per carry 466 career receptions 53 touchdowns Last season...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The best of Matt Forte’s 2014 season with the Chicago Bears in five minutes

The idea that the Chicago Bears would not keep running back Matt Forte around long term is pure insanity to me. And yet it sounds like Forte isn’t sure if Ryan Pace and John Fox want him around. Madness… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up as the offseason commences QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 if they were all free agents If you need...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte wants to stick with the Chicago Bears but is unsure if they want the same

It seems that there is a whole lot of uncertainty in the Chicago Bears locker room these days. Star wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he’s not sure what the new front office wants to do with him, and it looks like running back Matt Forte feels the same… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting Combine Draft Preview: The top 10 tight ends available in 2015...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Exploring Trade Options For Matt Forte? Rumors Indicate Yes

Brad Biggs, Bears beat reporter for the Chicago Tribune, recently wrote an article entitled “Does it make sense to trade Matt Forte?,” and the answer is yes. Recent rumors flying around indicate that the near 30 year-old running back could get dealt if the right package comes along. Sports Mockery saw the writing on the wall and pointed out eight clear reasons why trading Forte...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t “Sleep” On This Chicago Bear Come Fantasy Draft Time

Let’s be honest the NFL really doesn’t have an “offseason.” If it’s not the combine it’s the draft and, on top of all that, fantasy football talk has become a year round thing. One of the best ways to finding fantasy football success is by drafting or picking up solid “sleepers” in your league. Some fantasy experts are predicting an unlikely member of the Chicago...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox says he’s still evaluating Jay Cutler

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bears new head coach John Fox spoke about his current starting quarterback on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. “We’re not up against a deadline,” Fox said Wednesday when asked at the NFL Scouting Combine if the Bears will move forward with Cutlervia the Chicago Sun Times. “My experiences has always been to be still, gather the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Have Rebuilt Quickly Before

Before addressing the dreaded “R-word” it’s important to clarify why it’s being brought up in the first place.  The Bears finished last season 5-11.  Was it all on the players?  No but teams don’t finish with those kinds of records without having issues with personnel.  In this case the Bears are simply too old.  Hub Arkus of Chicago Football put it crystal clear perspective...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chicago Bears consider a RB during free agency?

Heading into last season, the general consensus in the NFL was that running the football isn’t as important as it used to be. More and more teams were employing a running-back-by-committee approach than ever before. The day and age of the dominant, every-down back seemed to be a thing of the past. But that may be about to change, as everything in the NFL is cyclical. The production...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Available Means Bears Could Draft Running Back First, Here’s Why

New Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace insisted that his approach for the coming draft and all those in the future will be based around the singular philosophy:  take the best player available one the board, regardless of position.  Too often during his days in New Orleans did the team get too focused on a position of need and ended up missing out on some quality players. It seems like...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chicago Bears consider a RB in the 2015 NFL Draft?

Heading into last season, the general consensus in the NFL was that running the football isn’t as important as it used to be. More and more teams were employing a running-back-by-committee approach than ever before. The day and age of the dominant, every-down back seemed to be a thing of the past. But that may be about to change, as everything in the NFL is cyclical. Players like...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Stan Drayton will succeed as Chicago Bears running backs coach

Matt Forte The Chicago Bears have announced the hiring of new running backs coach Stan Drayton, who left the same position at Ohio State. Drayton’s hring removes former running backs coach Skip Peete, who came to Chicago in 2013 in a reunion from their time together in Oakland, when Trestman was the Raiders’ offensive coordinator. Matt Forte had solid production in both years...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agency RB Options

The Chicago Bears will be running a new offense for the 2015 season. Former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase will now be calling the plays this year. Gase’s playbook consist of plays from a West Coast system to go along with vertical concepts.Gase has also learned to rely on the running game like he did toward the end of the Broncos season when Peyton Manning was...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect the 2016 Chicago Bears To Look Totally Different

It’s no surprise that people will stay focused on what the Chicago Bears will do in 2015 in regards to picking up the pieces from what was a painful 5-11 season.  However, anybody who might be expecting sweeping changes to the roster from the get go by GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox need to settle down. There are any number of reasons why they will want to maintain the status...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears should take Brandon Scherff with the seventh pick in the draft

The term “bust-proof” is not to be used lightly, but it’s applicable when referring to Iowa’s Brandon Scherff. The last time the Bears drafted higher than seventh, they took Cedric Benson with the fourth pick, so the idea of a safe pick should be enticing.  In his first press conference as Chicago Bears GM, Ryan Pace said that the hope of the front office was to address...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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January 28, 2015  |  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...
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January 26, 2015  |  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...
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January 21, 2015  |  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...
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January 16, 2015  |  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,...
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January 16, 2015  |  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...
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January 16, 2015  |  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...
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January 13, 2015  |  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...
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January 08, 2015  |  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...
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January 08, 2015  |  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...
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January 06, 2015  |  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...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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