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Bears pick a safety in our mock draft

We did a site wide mock draft. Each managing editor submitted their big board for each team and the picks were compiled on who was left on the board by the team our perspective team was on the clock. With the 14th pick, we had the Chicago Bears select Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward. He wasn’t our first choice but Oklahoma St. corner Justin Gilbert was gone as was Pittsburgh...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix To Meet With Bears This Week

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, citing a source, reports that Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will visit with the Bears this week. Rapoport adds that Clinton-Dix has already met with the Lions, Panthers, Titans and Falcons. Clinton-Dix is considered by many to be the best safety in this year’s draft class, and some even consider him to be the best defensive back available. Chicago...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the revamped Chicago Bears secondary

Today, we complete our pre-draft evaluation of the defense by taking inventory of the re-worked Chicago Bears secondary.  Previously we evaluated the overhaul of the Bears defensive line,and we also tackled the Bears’ linebacking corps  The Chicago Bears’ secondary might appear to be the primary culprit in the defense’s 25th ranking in  yards per pass attempt allowed...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Visit With Deone Bucannon A Second Time

Could the Bears be showing their hand? They met with safety Deone Bucannon on Monday. The Bears are looking into solidifying the safety position. Even with the signings of Ryan Mundy and MD Jennings, there is still a need for a solid, longtime starter. The visit with Bucannon was the second one between the two since January. With all the speculation going on about what the Bears...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Phil Emery a Magician Disguised as a GM?

What grade would you give Phil Emery in free agency so far? I give the man an A and here’s why. Phil Emery’s Free Agency Signings Peanut is Bacccckkkk!!! If you haven’t heard the Chicago Bears have re-signed Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. This is huge as he will play opposite Tim Jennings and bring a great influence into a locker room that is still gelling and becoming...
Via Sports Mockery
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears in competition with NFC North rivals for free agents

As the initial frenzy of free agency subsides, it’s becoming clearer which way teams are leaning for May’s draft. Not surprisingly, a majority of the Bears’ moves have been defensive.  They made their biggest splash at defensive end, releasing Julius Peppers to free up cap space while signing Lamarr Houston and Willie Young. GM Phil Emery has scratched the surface at safety...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears fans shouldn’t get comfortable with these safeties

Ryan Mundy and M.D. Jennings were brought in by the Bears over the course of the first two days in free agency. On the surface fans might think these are the two new starters at safety but proceed with caution on that notion. Jennings was a restricted free agent who was non-tenured by the Packers. He started in all 16 games last year but struggled mightily and was often rotated out...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Sign Ex-Packer M.D. Jennings

Chicago Bears News — The Chicago Bears have recently made an interesting acquisition, signing M.D. Jennings who once played for the rival Green Bay Packers. He played safety and at some point defended against the Bears he now plays for. Jennings had been a productive player in Green Bay even in a defense which couldn’t defend against much last season. This is an interesting...
Via Sports Mockery
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agency day 2 recap: Green Bay Packers remain quiet

A day removed from letting perhaps the perfect piece to the puzzle (Lamarr Houston) go to a division rival (Chicago) for an incredibly matchable salary (5 years $35 million) the Packers seemed content to sit on their hands again and most of what we can tell you is what other teams did. The Packers officially lost their first player to free agency as the Bears signed much maligned...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Green Bay Packers safety ends up with Bears, fan rejoice

The Green Bay Packers have been relatively quiet in the early stages of free agency, but some good news came today with one free agent signing: Safety M.D. Jennings to the Chicago Bears. Packer fans, who were happy to see the team cut ties with Jennings, should be even happier seeing him go to their division rival. The Bears have signed Jennings to a one-year deal. He will join incumbent...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

M.D. Jennings switches NFC North allegiance, signs with Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After 26 starts over the past two seasons with the Green Bay Packers, safety M.D. Jennings is heading to the division-rival Chicago Bears. The Bears' official Twitter account announced that Chicago had signed Jennings to a one-year contract. Jennings entered this offseason as a restricted free agent, but the Packers opted not to tender him. That left Jennings...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears add former Packers safety M.D. Jennings on day two

Bears fans better get used to seeing a former Packers player in orange blue this season. On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears announced the signing of former Green Bay safety M.D. Jennings to a one-year deal. A day after signing four players on the opening day of free agency in DE Lamarr Houston, LB D.J. Williams, S Ryan Mundy and ST Jordan Senn, the Bears added another piece to...
Via Bears Backer
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears dip into enemy territory for safety help on day two of free agency

A day after making a huge splash on day one of free agency by signing Lamarr Houston, among other moves, the Chicago Bears were back at it today. LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with safety M.D. Jennings on 1-year contract. Jennings started all 16 games for Packers last year. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 12, 2014 Jennings, of course, has spent his first three seasons...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Reach An Agreement With Former Packers S M.D. Jennings

LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with safety M.D. Jennings on 1-year contract. Jennings started all 16 games for Packers last year. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 12, 2014   Aaron Wilson first reported that the Chicago Bears have reached a one-year deal with former Packers safety M.D. Jennings. Jennings, 25, was a restricted free agent, but the Packers elected to not...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Should the Packers sign Brandon Browner, is Brett Favre eyeing a comeback, M.D. Jennings’ glorious career, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers -The top 10 interior linemen in this years draft. (READ) -The best lineman draft pick the Packers ever made. (READ) -Should the Packers look to sign Brandon Browner? What about Brett Favre? (READ) -What the Packers should do with each of their free agents...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

M.D. Jennings in the worst thing… ever

“I’m not being that belligerent,” I exclaimed as I was removed from the bar. This is MD Jennings’ fault as far as I’m concerned!” It was a Monday night – that’s pretty much all I can tell you. I don’t remember much from that night aside from the taste of defeat and bourbon but I remember having just three thoughts: 1.) Who is this Jennings dude and why won’t he...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Issues in the secondary will lead to offseason moves for Green Bay

The patching up of the defense continues to be a priority for the Green Bay Packers in this offseason. Free agency is right around the corner and the Packers will have the 6th most cap space. They will also head into free agency having not used a franchise tag on any of their own free agents. In the Packers secondary, Sam Shields is the only free agent cornerback, while M.D. Jennings...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Pryor: NFL Draft Prospectus

Andrew Weber – Getty Images The NFL draft is slowly marching towards us.  This is the first year that several marquee Cardinal football players will come off of the board early and often.  Draft scenarios are as infinite as lottery number selections, making the draft impossible to predict.  Many fans are anxious to know which scenario is likely to befall their favorite UofL...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: M.D. Jennings

FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. M.D. Jennings, safety Season stats: 17 games (855 snaps; 75.2 percent), 77 tackles, nine missed tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack, zero interceptions, zero forced fumbles...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers May Not Tender Either Of Their RFA S M.D. Jennings & LB Jamari Lattimore

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, there’s is no guarantee that the Packers will even tender their two restricted free agents S M.D. Jennings and LB Jamari Lattimore at even the lowest level. Demovsky completely rules out any chance of the team tendering either player at the first or second-round level – $3 million and$2.124 million. “What the Packers have to ask themselves...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Safeties Were No-Picked

Morgan Burnett and M.D. Jennings went the entire regular season without a single interception. You have to go back to the 1950s to find when this dubious feat was last accomplished by a pair of starting safeties in Green Bay. Even more alarming is how few opportunities this undynamic duo had to pick off balls. Burnett and Jennings combined for only 5 passes defensed. To put that...
Via Packer Update
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach Perry Gives Credit to Jennings and Burnett

As safeties coach Darren Perry said, a "big to do" has been made over a lack of turnovers generated by the Packers secondary. Us fans have been spoiled by the ball hawking presence of Nick Collins and Charles Woodson of years past. This season, the Pack are currently tied for last place (Jax and Houston) with only four interceptions on the season. None of those...
Via The Pack Mentality
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' MD Jennings tries to get past call

Packers safety M.D. Jennings stood in front of his locker and patiently answered every question about the final play in last year's Seahawks game. Yes, that one, with the replacement referees and Golden Tate's disputed touchdown. For as much as others bring up the infamous call, Jennings isn't stuck in the past. He'll have more pressing matters on his mind when Seattle...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers expect 'all-out war' with Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nearly one full year later, Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings is still reminded constantly about his role in the infamous conclusion of the Monday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks. Call it the Fail Mary or the Inaccurate Reception or the game that finally got rid of the NFL's replacement referees, it's the moment that Jennings isn...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers expect 'all-out war' with Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nearly one full year later, Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings is still reminded constantly about his role in the infamous conclusion of the Monday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks. Call it the Fail Mary or the Inaccurate Reception or the game that finally got rid of the NFL's replacement referees, it's the moment that Jennings isn...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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