Bears Offensive Line Ranked High in The League

Posted to BearsAccording to Bleacher Report, The Bears offensive line are ranked third in the league, right behind the Eagles at second and the 49ers first. This is thanks to the veteran leadership of Roberto Garza and the up and coming Kyle Long holding it down. This is extremely good news. The Bears have struggles for the past few seasons in this area and one of the main reasons...
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PFZ Interview: Bears LT Jermon Bushrod (Audio)

I had the pleasure of talking to Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod this afternoon.  We talked about the Bears offense going into this season as well as his annual charity gold tournament and youth football camp. Below are the details of Jermon’s golf tournament and youth football camp. Jermon Bushrod will host his 4th annual “Visualize and Rize” Foundation Celebrity...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign C Brian De La Puente

This is one of the biggest bargains of free agency. Brian De La Puente has been a starter in New Orleans for 3 years since Jonathan Goodwin left following the 2010 season. In those 3 seasons, De La Puente has been an above average starting center, grading out 12th, 2nd, and 16th among centers on Pro Football Focus in 2011, 2012, and 2013 respectively. He’s also only going into...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears O-Line Competition Will Be Hot

Chicago Bears Football - With Phil Emery’s recent addition of a center, the Chicago Bears O-Line competition will be hot come training camp time. Their line depth is absolutely incredible, sporting some of the NFL’s best. An old football adage states that ‘offense wins games but defense wins championships‘, when in all actuality, it is the most underrated group of guys that...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Making sense of de la Puente acquisition

The Bears yesterday signed center Brian de la Puente, the Saints’ starter the past three years. With Roberto Garza on board, why did Chicago sign a starting center to be a backup on a one-year deal?
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

With de la Puente bolting to Chicago, O-line needs help ☆

When free agency began the consensus was that the Saints were likely to lose one of their two free agent starting offensive linemen. Most agreed that Zach Strief was the priority to retain, which happened, but the Saints will be going with a new starting center in 2014 as Brian de la Puente signed a 1 year deal with the Chicago Bears. The Bears are fairly set on the interior with...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears pick up a starting caliber offensive lineman

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with center Brian De La Puente on a one year contract. The former New Orleans Saints player started all 16 games in 2012 and 2013. De La Puente, 28, is familiar with the Bears’ system. Current offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer was the offensive line coach in New Orleans when De La Puente played there. Terms of the...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears land center Brian De La Puente to a one year deal

Today the Chicago Bears signed Brian De La Puente to a one year deal to back up center Roberto Garza, according to the Chicago Tribune. The 28-year-old center started 44 games the past three seasons with the New Orleans Saints. De La Puente joins Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer in Chicago, whom he worked with for two seasons in New Orleans. […] The post Chicago Bears...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears add veteran center de la Puente

The Chicago Bears have found a potential long-term replacement for Roberto Garza by adding a player with plenty of starting experience. Brian de la Puente, who started the past three seasons for the New Orleans Saints, agreed to a one-year contract. De la Puente, who turns 29 next month, is expected to serve as the backup to the 35-year-old Garza, a team captain that returned to...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign C Roberto Garza

Roberto Garza, formerly a solid guard in his prime, struggled at center in 2010-2012, especially struggling in 2011, when he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 2nd worst ranked center. However, he was actually pretty solid last season, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 12th ranked center. There’s no guarantee he’ll be nearly that good again in 2014, especially as he heads...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign DE Willie Young

This was one of the underrated moves of the off-season and the Bears are having an underrated off-season, re-signing their own guys at reasonable rates (Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings, Jay Cutler, Roberto Garza, Matt Slauson) and overhauling the defensive end position, which was much needed. They got a fair amount of cap space by cutting Julius Peppers and replaced him with an upgrade...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Players They Can't Afford To Lose In Free Agency

No team in the NFL has re-signed as many of their own soon-to-be free agents as the Chicago Bears. It started with the signings of Jay Cutler, Matt Slauson and Tim Jennings and ended with players like Roberto Garza and Jeremiah Ratliff. Ultimately, ten players have been signed - at least for now.General manager Phil Emery has already indicated that the front office is still interested...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will James Anderson be back with the Bears?

This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have been busy as of late, signing 10 of their own free agents since the end of the season, including center Roberto Garza, tight end Dante Rosario, cornerback Kelvin Hayden and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears need to groom a young center

Veteran center Roberto Garza re-signed with the Bears last week. It was a smart decision for the team given the quality of play by the offensive line last season. Continuity is key on the offensive line. It’s the one group in football who relies on each other and it shows in the play. Early last season the Bears struggled especially in the running game but came on strong and finished...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Offense Will Stand

Chicago Bears Football -- The Chicago Bears re-signed veteran center Roberto Garza. He is locked in to a 1-year, 1.5 million dollar contract and most believe that this is a smart move for the Chicago Bears offense. It is an offense which broke several records last season and became the second highest scoring team in the league. Offensive Line Remains Intact All tallied up the Chicago...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign DB Kelvin Hayden

Chicago Bears Football - The Chicago Bears’ GM Phil Emery is at it again, one day after extending center Roberto Garza’s stay in Chicago, he has found a way to agree to terms with another veteran player. This time it is veteran defensive back Kelvin Hayden. Important Help in the Secondary Hayden was signed last year to a one-year deal as well but unfortunately sat out the season...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears re-sign TE Dante Rosario to one-year deal

Bears general manager Phil Emery had a busy day at Halas Hall Thursday afternoon. After re-signing veteran center Roberto Garza earlier on Thursday, the club agreed to terms with tight end Dante Rosario on a one-year contract.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign Roberto Garza to one-year deal

getty images The Chicago Bears have signed center Roberto Garza to a one-year deal. Garza has taken on the role of the captain of the Bears offensive line and will return for his 10th season with the team. He becomes the latest member of the offense to  sign a new deal. “Getting a chance to play with that offense and on that line, I am looking forward to building off what we did...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Another Move: The Bears decide to bring Rosario back for the 2014 campaign

The Bears brought back another familiar face on Thursday. Center Roberto Garza agreed to terms on Thursday afternoon and soon there after tight end Dante Rosario earned a one-year deal to stay in Chicago. Rosario appeared in 15 games last season, making three starts, while serving mainly as blocking tight end opposite Martellus Bennett. The 29-year-old Oregon product reeled...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with both Roberto Garza and Dante Rosario on 1 year deals

Today the Chicago Bears signed Dante Rosario to a one year contract extension. Rosario was traded to the Chicago Bears last year for a 7th round draft pick.  The Bears made sure they locked up the former Carolina Panther pass catcher. ChicagoBears LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with tight end Dante Rosario on 1-year […]The post Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with both Roberto...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Band is Back Together

The Chicago Bears signed veteran center Roberto Garza this afternoon, meaning the team will be bringing back all 11 starters on offense for Year 2 under Marc Trestman.
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign Garza to one-year deal

The Chicago Bears today re-signed veteran center Roberto Garza to a one-year contract.
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Garza back for another year

The Bears re-signed veteran guard Roberto Garza to a 1-year deal on Thursday. Terms are not yet disclosed but many believe it to be worth $1.5 million. Bringing back Garza for another seasons means the Bears will return all five starters on the offensive line for the second year in a row. Garza has started 164 games in 13 seasons with the Bears and Falcons. He has been named a captain...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Staying Put: Center Garza re-signs with Bears for another season

Roberto Garza will be back in the windy city for a 10th consecutive season. The soon to be 35-year-old center re-signed with the Bears on Thursday on a one-year, $1.5 million deal, according to a league source. The deal is identical to what longtime Lions center Dominic Raiola signed to stay in Detroit last month. With Garza's deal finished, the Bears can focus on their...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign Roberto Garza

Chicago Bears fans can breathe easier now, 13-year veteran guard/center Roberto Garza has been re-signed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Veteran Experience Garza has been a solid piece in the Bears’ offensive line for 13 years. He is the only remnant of the starting offensive line that last took part in the super bowl. The 6 foot 2 inch, 310 pound veteran provided much-needed...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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