TIM JENNINGS NEWS

More Chicago Bears Becoming Critical of Mel Tucker

Mel Tucker is already not in good standing with Chicago Bears fans.  It would seem that plague has begun to spread to the players too. Tim Jennings Joins Lance Briggs In Questions About Defense Two weeks ago, after the Bears endured a tough loss to the Packers, longtime leader Lance Briggs was asked what contributed to the defense’s collapse in the second half that allowed Green...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Until they can get past the Packers, the Chicago Bears are going nowhere

The Chicago Bears looked like a legitimate contender after big road wins against the San Francisco 49ers at New York Jets. Now, they’re searching for answers after the Green Bay Packers came into Soldier Field and smashed them 38-17. Jay Cutler had two interceptions despite 254 yards and two touchdowns, but his poor play in the second half was very costly. And now, the Bears look...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bears are Forced to Part Ways with Super Bowl XLI Hero

CHICAGO, IL —  The Chicago Bears are clearing the roster and trimming it down to the required 53 by the 3:00 p.m. deadline. A bit of surprise to see Kelvin Hayden released, but every year tough decisions like this need to be made. The highlight of his career came in Super Bowl XLI, against the Bears, when he intercepted a Rex Grossman pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Stats Prove It, Tim Jennings Is Elite

The endless debate over the past year in the NFL has been which cornerback is the best in the league. Richard Sherman, Darelle Revis, and Patrick Peterson, are considered the “Big Three” of the position, but why doesn’t any one mention cornerback Tim Jennings in the discussion? Note: Revis did miss most of 2012 (14 games) with an injury. Stats Don’t Lie When we take a look...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How NFL Rule Changes Will Affect the Bears

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and the rest of the Chicago Bears defensive secondary have their work cut out for them. Defensive holding and illegal contact are just two of the rules the NFL has placed major emphasis on for the upcoming season. NFL officials have basically been instructed to make sure the receivers run their routes unhampered. NFL official Alberto Riveron...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Chargers, Dolphins, Packers, Patriots, Rams, & Titans

  Bears CB Tim Jennings has been working exclusively at nickel cornerback. (Michael C. Wright) Chargers Undrafted rookie RB Branden Oliver’s best chance to make the 53-man roster could be as a kick returner. (Eric D. Williams) Dolphins The Dolphins are reportedly “making a concerted effort” to get new QB Brady Quinn acclimated to their offense. (James Walker) Packers...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Cardinals, Dolphins, Panthers, Seahawks & Titans

Bears CB Tim Jennings has played exclusively as the nickel corner during team practices. (Michael C. Wright) RT Jordan Mills could miss Thursday’s preseason game as he has not yet recovered from surgery he had in January to repair a fractured metatarsal in his left foot. (Michael C. Wright) WR Chris Williams, OG Eben Britton, RT Jordan Mills, WR Marquess Wilson, CB Isaiah...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Long cleared, Jennings practices at Bears camp

After an off day Tuesday, the Chicago Bears received some welcome news as they returned to practice Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Guard Kyle Long was cleared to return to practice after missing the start of camp due to a viral infection, and cornerback Tim Jennings was back on the field after nursing a quad injury. Long, who [...]
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Colts, Dolphins, Seahawks, & Vikings

Bears CB Tim Jennings was able to take part in individual drills, but was still held out of full-team portion. (Michael C. Wright) HC Marc Trestman spent some time working with backup quarterbacks Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen to improve their footwork. (Michael C. Wright) S Chris Conte is expected to come off the PUP list at some point in the near future. (Michael C. Wright...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Top 5 Defenders Who Missed the Most Tackles in 2013-14

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears missed a lot of tackles last season, 137 to be exact. The defensive front was exposed on numerous occasions, especially when Adrian Peterson galloped for 211 yards on December 1st at Soldier Field. Most blame the poor play of the defensive line, but mistackles also played a key role. Here are the top 5 defenders from the Chicago Bears that...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman ranked top-15 in NFL, Tim Jennings is seventh

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings with Chicago Bears WRs, 20 best QBs, coaches on the hot seat

In case you missed it the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week, here’s the best content from across the network: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best kickers in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating each NFL team’s receiving corps (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: Quarterbacks (11-20) on the verge of breaking in (READ) • Ten NFL head coaches...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Tim Jennings on tougher D, Matt Forte isn’t crazy and Bears TD leaders

This past week saw some interesting statements from some key players for the Bears. Tim Jennings believes the defense will be tougher this year and Matt Forte has big plans for the offense. Here’s what you might have missed this week. Don’t forget, the national rewind will be released tomorrow.   Tim Jennings sees a tougher defense. (Read)  Jay Cutler a good value bet for MVP...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Jennings sees a tougher defense

Last season was an epic disaster for the Bears on defense. They went out in the offseason and the draft and improved the unit. What general manager Phil Emery has done hasn’t gone unnoticed. Pro Bowl corner Tim Jennings sees some improvement and believes the defense has gotten tougher.   “Right now we look great,” Jennings said. “We look excellent on paper. We’re trying...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Gilbert or Darqueze Dennard for the Bears?

Being able to find a replacement for Charles Tillman is a high priority. The Bears could opt to select one of the many talented corners in this year’s draft with their first round pick. When you look at the top two options, the consensus is Oklahoma St.’s Justin Gilbert and Michigan St.’s Darqueze Dennard. While nobody is denying they are the two best, many are debating over...
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April 14, 2014  |  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...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign CB Tim Jennings

Tim Jennings led the NFL in interceptions in 2012 with 9 and graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 9th ranked cornerback. People dubbed this as his breakout year because they’re fixated on interception numbers and he had just 7 interceptions from 2008-2011, but he was actually very solid in 2010 and 2011, grading out 15th in both 2010 and 2011, despite the low interception totals...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers Offering CB Sam Shields Similar Contract To Tim Jennings

Update: Ian Rapoport reports that the Green Bay Packers offer to free agent CB Sam Shields is in line with the contract recently signed by Bears CB Tim Jennings. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported a few days ago that the Packers and Shields are not close to a deal, and Shields is prepared to test the open market. Both sides appeared to be heading in the right direction regarding...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Are the Bears nasty enough?

We are now down to two teams in the NFL. Richard Sherman’s rant Sunday was epic and it got a lot of people talking about whether it’s good or not.   Are the Bears missing a guy like Richard Sherman on their team? -Mike in Peoria   Talent wise the Bears don’t have anybody like Sherman in their secondary. Tim Jennings can do some special things but he just doesn’t have the...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Jennings, Long picked for Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. Jennings replaced Seattle's Richard Sherman. Long takes the place of San Francisco's Mike Iupati, who is injured and unable to participate. Jennings led the Bears with four interceptions, returning two for touchdowns. He also...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jennings, Long named to Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings and guard Kyle Long have been added to the 2014 Pro Bowl roster.
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Long named to Pro Bowl

Kyle Long will now join Tim Jennings, Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte and Alshon Jeffery in the Pro Bowl. Long replaces San Francisco 49ers guard Mike Iupati who can not participate due to injury. Long is the first offensive lineman to make the Pro Bowl for the Bears since 2006 when the team sent G Ruben Brown and C Olin Kreutz. He’s the first rookie to make it for Chicago since Johnny...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Jennings, Long added to Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears CB Tim Jennings and G Kyle Long have been added to the 2014 Pro Bowl, the team and NFL announced Monday. The club’s official release is listed below:The Chicago Bears were notified by the NFL today that cornerback Tim Jennings and guard Kyle Long have been added as a selection to the 2014 Pro Bowl. Jennings is replacing Seattle’s Richard [...]
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears CB Jennings selected to Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings is headed to his second straight Pro Bowl, with the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman going to the Super Bowl. The NFL notified the Bears of the switch on Monday. Jennings led the Bears with four interceptions, returning two for interceptions. He also tied for the team lead with three forced fumbles and had one opponent fumble recovery...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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