NFL Draft: 5 Best 2nd-Round Picks of the Past Decade

Part six of a nine-part series ranking the five-best players from each round of the NFL draft over the past decade continues with the second round. Day 2 is a great spot to get really good value because, of the players available, there are bound to be a few who slipped through the cracks of the first round for one reason or another. That is the case with at least two players on this...
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Matt Forte vs. Walter Payton, First Seven Years

As the Chicago Bears prepare for the 2015 season, the discussions about Matt Forte’s contract extension have already started. Forte is 29 years old, entering his eighth season in the NFL. He’ll be the sixth highest paid running back in the league to start the season with a yearly average salary of $7,600,000. This will be the final year of the deal. While the trade talks swirl...
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Chicago Bears 2015 schedule analysis, predictions

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Judging the Chicago Bears for the 2015 season, even with the schedule now released, is a more daunting task than it was in the past. And the reason for that is simple: no one knows what to expect. This team is truly on low expectations, which is surprising considering the playoff expectations only one offseason ago. Heading into the 2014 season, people...
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Chicago Bears 2015 NFL schedule

The Chicago Bears will open their 2015 schedule with a home game against division rival Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Sept. 13. The Bears will play two prime-time games in 2015: Monday night, Nov. 9, against the Chargers in San Diego and on Thanksgiving night versus the Packers in Green Bay. Head coach John Fox and coordinators Adam Gase (offense) and Jeff Rodgers (special teams...
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The Chicago Bears should try to move Jay Cutler or Matt Forte

Year after year it seems that Jay Cutler is not the answer. Cutler , seemingly a proven coach killer long on natural talent and short on intangibles, suddenly flipping the switch in Year 10. Cutler’s laissez faire demeanor does not seem like it will mesh well with John Fox’s rah-rah style. The Chicago Bears need to start thinking about the future and whether the Bears want...
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5 potential selections for Chicago Bears in 2015 NFL Draft

John David Mercer-USA TODAY SportsThe Chicago Bears have had a complete overhaul in the front office and coaching staff this offseason, and for good reason. The previous regime under Phil Emery and Marc Trestman was weak-minded — as the team lacked mental toughness and the effort that is needed to succeed in as tough a league as the NFL. However, there was a benefit from all of...
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Is Matt Forte An Elite Running Back?

The Chicago Bears began their voluntary offseason workout program on Monday, so no drama right? It may turn out to not be a big deal, but running back Matt Forte wasn’t present. He wants a new deal, entering the last year of his current four-year contract and yes it’s only voluntary but not meeting with the new coaching staff doesn’t look good. Forte assured fans that it...
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Chicago Bears: Matt Forte absent from voluntary workouts

Chicago Bears veteran running back Matt Forte was absent from the team’s first voluntary workouts on Monday. Most reports claim that this is Forte’s way of telling the organization that he is unhappy with his current contract situation. Forte has one year left on his current deal, which he signed back in 2012. It is unknown with the new Bears regime, whether the team plans to...
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Bears Begin Offseason Workout Program

After nearly a four-month absence of football, Chicago Bears fans have a reason to be excited.Phase 1 of the Chicago Bears nine-week voluntary offseason program began on Monday morning as head coach John Fox was finally able to address his team for the first time.Fox’s message to the team during the first meeting was straight to the point.“Be ready to win championships,” safety...
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Is Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning wearing two watches in this new photo?

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and his teammates are back at Dove Valley. Check out this photo the team tweeted out. Is No. 18 wearing two watches? #Broncos QB Peyton Manning and his offensive teammates begin offseason conditioning: [] — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) April 13, 2015 Of course, one could be for telling time and the...
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Is Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears gearing up for a holdout?

The Chicago Bears kicked off the first phase of their 2015 season on on Monday, but one of the most important cogs in their machine was missing. According to a report by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, running back Matt Forte no-showed… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 safeties on the board Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team from 1-32 in mid-April “Amid...
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Matt Forte skips voluntary workout

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears started voluntary workouts on Monday, but one notable offensive star decided not to show. Running back Matt Forte did not participate in the team’s first workout, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. The Bears met Monday for a team meeting and a strength and conditioning session. According to the report, Forte has...
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Matt Forte defends missing Bears voluntary workouts

While we shouldn’t read too much into this, it’s still something to keep an eye on moving forward. Having to deal with his third coaching staff in four years, Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was a no-show for the team’s first voluntary workouts of the spring. Forte, who is working out on his own, apparently informed the Bears that he wouldn’t be on hand with the rest...
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This May Be Matt Forte’s Last Year As A Chicago Bear

The Chicago Bears started their voluntary offseason workout program on Monday, but there was one player who wasn’t present: Matt Forte. The 29-year-old running back has been one of the most consistent Bears since he entered the NFL in 2008. He’s also been one of the most versatile running backs in all of football. The Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs reported that Forte was...
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Female Friday: This girl makes Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears look good

#Bears @JustStephyC — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) March 7, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFL in mid-April First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market You may also be interested in: Female Friday: This girl makes Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears look good PEDs: New York Giants linebacker suspended...
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PEDs: New York Giants linebacker suspended first four games next season

According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the New York Giants will have to go without one of their linebackers for the first four games of the 2015 season… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFL in mid-April First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market In a Twitter update from earlier this afternoon, Rapoport writes that...
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Bears to release Roberto Garza, sign Will Montgomery

The Chicago Bears are swapping centers. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have informed Roberto Garza that he will be released.  Rich Campbell reports that the team will sign free agent center Will Montgomery. Plan is to sign veteran C Will Montgomery today. RT @BradBiggs: #Bears have informed C Roberto Garza he will be released. — Rich Campbell...
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Chicago Bears: Pace adds former Falcons RB Rodgers

Ryan Pace is certainly taking advantage of one-year, “prove-it” type deals. Jacquizz Rodgers It was announced Tuesday the Chicago Bears have signed former Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers to a one-year deal. This is the 10th free-agent signing for the team since early March and seventh to be signed to a one-year deal. Pace and director of player personnel Josh...
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Chicago Bears sign RB Jacquizz Rodgers

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have signed former Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers to a one-year contract. Rodgers,  selected by Atlanta in the fifth round of the 2011 draft out of Oregon State, has appeared in 65 games with five starts, rushing for 1,116 yards and five touchdowns on 305 carries.  He also caught 155...
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Chicago Bears Add Depth at Running Back

The Chicago Bears decided to add some backfield depth after signing Jacquizz Rodgers on Tuesday afternoon. The one year deal was first reported by Jeff Dickerson of This signing means a few different things. First, that the Bears offense will be more of a running team under new head coach John Fox than previously with Marc Trestman. And second, the team does not...
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Examining why Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler will be successful in 2015

So here we are again. One common topic of discussion every offseason surrounding the Chicago Bears is the status of incumbent quarterback Jay Cutler, and what his prospects are for the upcoming season. Before we get started, let’s get one thing straight: Jimmy Clausen will not beat out Cutler in this “quarterback competition” coming up in training camp. I get why new head...
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Bears hope Jared Allen can make a ‘big jump’ in 2015

Chicago Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace finally got the chance to meet one of the team’s highest paid players, Jared Allen, in Arizona during the annual meeting. Allen received his $11.5 million guaranteed roster bonus for the 2015 season earlier this month. “It was good to touch base and share some ideas,” Fox said, per the Chicago Sun Times. “He...
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Jay Cutler will compete to be Bears No. 1 QB

Jay Cutler will enter the Chicago Bears’ 2015 training camp competing with Jimmy Clausen and David Fales for the starting job. “It’s all an open competition,” Bears coach John Fox said Wednesday at the NFL owners meeting, per “Obviously you’ve got to start somewhere and my experience in football, really in anything, it’s not where you start a competition...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears convinced Jay Cutler is the right QB

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports There have been quite a few rumors surrounding the Chicago Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler this offseason, but the two sides met without Cutler’s agent about whether or not he was the right guy for them. Chicago came away convinced that Cutler was the right quarterback for them, and they are all-in with him. Jay Cutler met with #Bears personnel...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to sign DE Ray McDonald

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears will sign free agent defensive end Ray McDonald to a contract, reports ESPN. McDonald was released by the San Francisco 49ers in December, citing a “pattern of poor decision-making.”  He was accused of sexual assault in December but was never charged. McDonald has sued the woman who has accused him of assaulting her...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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