Sports Illustrated Says Chris Johnson Could Be On Chicago Bears Radar

Chicago Bears Rumors - Could the Chicago Bears be targeting Chris Johnson in the same secretive manner that they pursued Jared Allen?  Not sure about that, but a recent article by Sports Illustrated has the Chicago Bears as a possible dark horse for Chris Johnson’s services. Johnson is a completely different runner than Bush, a power back Chicago preferred to turn to on the goal...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

De'Anthony Thomas to pay Bears a pre-draft visit

According to a report, Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas will be paying the Bears a pre-draft visit. The Bears could use a backup to Matt Forte following the departure of Michael Bush, and Thomas could fit that bill. A projected second/third-round pick by NFL.com, Thomas has many different tools that could benefit the Bears at present. In addition to backing up at running...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon RB De’Anthony Thomas Visiting With Bears Tuesday

  Ross Jones of Fox Sports reports that Oregon RB De’Anthony Thomas will meet with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. Jones adds that Thomas has already worked out with the Atlanta Falcons a few weeks ago. Thomas was known as a burner in college, often showing raw sprinter speed and great vision as a ball carrier. However, Thomas’ posted an underwhelming 40-yard dash time of 4...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Bush visiting with Patriots

With the Patriots losing LeGarrette Blount to the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, there's a bit of a void to fill at the running back position behind Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen. Perhaps the Patriots are close to filling it. NFL Network reports that former Bears running back Michael Bush is set to visit the Pats. Bush, a six-year NFL veteran, is coming off the quietest year...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots to host RB Michael Bush

With the loss of LeGarrette Blount, the Patriots are in the market for a running back and the team could have a veteran option in Michael Bush. Bush will meet with the Patriots: Enter Michael Bush, who is visiting the Patriots, according to NFL Network. The 6-foot-1, 245-pounder spent his first four seasons with the Raiders before a two-year stint with the Bears, who...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots News: Michael Bush set for visit with New England

Former Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush is set to visit with the New England Patriots. Bush appears to be a perfect fit for the Patriots who lost LeGarrette Blount via free agency to the Pittsburg Steelers last week. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Michael Bush will visit the Patriots, per a source informed of the team's plans.Bush, 29, spent the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots bringing in RB Michael Bush for a visit

via NFL RushWith LeGarrette Blount taking his big body to Pittsburgh, the Patriots have a need for a third back to complement and backup Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen. According to Ian Rapoport, they'll be taking a look at a back almost as big as Blount today.Former #Bears RB Michael Bush is set to visit the #Patriots, source says. Still trying to find that RB after Blount,...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Bush To Visit New England Patriots

Former Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush is slated to visit the New England Patriots, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday night, citing a source. Former #Bears RB Michael Bush is set to visit the #Patriots, source says. Still trying to find that RB after Blount, Moreno signed.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 01, 2014 The Patriots are still looking to fill the void...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bush to Visit Patriots

Looks like the New England Patriots are planning on bringing in former Raiders and Bears running back Michael Bush in, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. While with the Bears Bush was the definition of underutilized, and with the right team could produce like he did with Oakland. The post Michael Bush to Visit Patriots appeared first on Overtime.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent RB Michael Bush To Visit The Patriots

  Ian Rapoport reports that the former Bears RB Michael Bush will visit with the Patriots in the coming days. The Patriots are reportedly still in the market for running back after they lost LeGarrette Blount to the Steelers a few days ago. New England is always shopping around for value at running back, so it’s not surprising to see them kick the tires on a guy like Bush. Bush...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Bears Off-Season So Far

Getty Images The first wave of free agency has come and gone with the Bears’ free agency haul graded a B+ by those in the know as the moves that the Bears have made have moved the Bears to NFC Title contenders! Here is a position-by-position look at free agency and a revised mock draft based on the Bears’ moves in free agency. At quarterback, the Bears lost backup Josh McCown...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Discussion: Is Jay Cutler the Reason for All These Cuts? Listen In & Find Out

The Question: So far this off-season the Bears have  cut a slew of players, including Michael Bush, Julius Peppers, Earl Bennett and soon to be Eric Weems saving the Bears close to $13 million for free agency. So, I pose the question: Is Jay Cutler’s new contract and $22 mil against the cap the reason for all these cuts and the non-signing of Devin Hester? The Answer: Listen...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Emery positions Chicago Bears for the future

The Chicago Bears have made a flurry of moves in the past two weeks, swapping out old free-agent acquisitions like Adam Podlesh, Michael Bush, and Julius Peppers for new additions like Lamarr Houston, Ryan Mundy, and Willie Young. At the end of all these moves, the Chicago Bears are left pretty much capped out for […]The post Phil Emery positions Chicago Bears for the future by...
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29 days ago  |  1 Comment

Michael Bush released by Bears

The Chicago Bears officially released 29 year-old running back Michael Bush this week according to a report by Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago. Bush took a backseat to former teammate and Pro-Bowler Matt Forte the last two seasons, which led to a huge drop in production since signing with Chicago prior to the 2012 season. Bush would have been owed $2.8 million in 2014 by the Bears...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Running Back Mike Bush Released By The Bears

Photo: José M. Osorio – Chicago Tribune Former Louisville running back Michael Bush was released by the Chicago Bears on Monday afternoon. This had been expected for quite some time now as the Bears needed to clear cap-space and are still committed long term to starting running back Matt Forte. The move saves Chicago $2.85 million for the 2014 season and clears $1.85 million...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears release Michael Bush

The Chicago Bears released running back Michael Bush. #Bears are terminating contract of RB Michael Bush — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) March 10, 2014 Bush is a good back that was never really utilized during his time in Chicago. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bush latest to be shown door by Bears as free agency beckons

The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of vested veteran RB Michael Bush. Bush has started 20 of 89 games played in seven seasons with Oakland (2007-11) and Chicago (2012-13) rushing for 3,250 yards on 809 carries (4.0 ypc) with 29 touchdowns. He has added 1,010 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 104 receptions (9.7 ypr) In two seasons with [...]
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears release RB Michael Bush

(AP Photo) With free agency on the horizon, many teams are chopping money off their books to get under the cap and create more space for free agents, even if it means parting ways with a good player. The Bears have been very active so far,releaseing Devin Hester, rumored to be interested in Michael Bennett who re-signed with the Seahawks, followed by a report that they’ll be shopping...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears make some cap space

The Bears missed out on their number one free agent target today. Defensive End Michael Bennett re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks forcing Chicago to go in a different direction as free agency opens tomorrow. Running back Michael Bush was released today to clear some cap space. Bush would have carried a cap hit of $3.85 million and carries $2 million of dead cap money. Bush carried...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears shopping Julius Peppers, release Michael Bush

As the Chicago Bears work to get their salary cap situation in place they are making moves. The Bears have released running back Michael Bush freeing up $1.85 million in cap space. Bush only played two years of a four-year deal and will leave $2 million behind in dead money for the Bears. He never took off in Chicago and finished the 2013 season with a 3.1 yards per carry. He figures...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears axe both Michael Bush and Dante Rosario (who they just signed)

The Bears cut tight end Dante Rosario on Monday and, per reports, will release backup running back Michael Bush. The Bears could save almost 2 million dollars by these cuts. Bush struggled last season, averaging 3.1 yards on 63 carries. Most of that damage came in December; he had 42 carries for only 69 yards […]The post Bears axe both Michael Bush and Dante Rosario (who they just...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Cut RB Michael Bush

The Chicago Bears have parted ways with running back Michael Bush. #Bears RB Michael Bush is being released, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2014 The move saves them an expected $2.85 million in cap space. Matt Forte fantasy owners should be happy. Bush will be a good value pickup somewhere.
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears release Michael Bush

After signing him to a four-year, $14 million deal two seasons ago, the Chicago Bears have waived backup running back Michael Bush.
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Releasing RB Michael Bush

  Multiple reports have already come out that the Chicago Bears are releasing RB Michael Bush. Bush, 29, signed a four-year, $14 million contract that included $6.45 million guaranteed with the Bears back in 2011. He still had two years remaining on his contract, but there has been buzz that the he was likely to be a cap casualty. He had a $3.85 million cap figure for the 2014...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Free Agency Can’t Come Soon Enough

Charles Tillman will be one of the decisions the Chicago Bears have to make when free agency begins (via falcfans) Although teams can start talking to free agents today, on Tuesday, the NFL’s version of National Signing Day begins. GM Phil Emery and the rest of the Chicago Bears organization are waiting to pounce. Last offseason, on the first day of free agency, the Bears went...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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