Bears C Hroniss Grasu to make first career start vs. Chiefs

The Chicago Bears must turn to their third-round draft pick in Week 5, as rookie center Hroniss Grasu will get his first career start against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. #Bears will start Hroniss Grasu at center with Matt Slauson at LG. Josh Bellamy and Marquess Wilson start at WR.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) October 11, 2015 Grasu is starting...
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Heavier Hroniss Grasu ready to go if Bears need him on Sunday

When the Chicago Bears picked center Hroniss Grasu out of Oregon in the third-round of this year's draft, the rookie was not ready to start in the NFL. He weighed in the low 290s and had to pack on a few pounds in order to hold his own at the next level.The Bears have helped Grasu get up to about 305 pounds, according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune. With starting center...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears-Chiefs Capsule

CHICAGO (1-3) at KANSAS CITY (1-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 9 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bears 1-3, Chiefs 1-3 SERIES RECORD - Bears lead 6-5 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Bears 10-3, Dec. 4, 2011 LAST WEEK - Bears beat Raiders 22-20; Chiefs lost to Bengals 36-21 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 26, Chiefs No. 20 BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (11), PASS (29) BEARS DEFENSE...
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Wednesday web roundup: Chicago Bears

Bears place center Will Montgomery on injured reserve But it remains to be seen whether the Bears will start Grasu at center or stick with the ... In his first season with Chicago, Montgomery went down on the opening ... Bears ink Martin, Becton; cut Lanning Martin originally signed with the Bears in June after participating in the team's minicamp on a tryout basis. He returned...
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NFL Transactions: Tuesday 10/6

49ers 49ers traded a sixth-round pick and C Nick Easton to the Vikings for LB Gerald Hodges. (NFLTR) Bears Bears placed C Will Montgomery on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Bears signed S Sherrod Martin. (NFLTR) Bears released P Spencer Lanning and LB John Timu. (NFLTR) Bears also promoted OT Nick Becton to their active roster. (NFLTR) Bears signed C Barrett Jones...
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Bears place Will Montgomery on injured reserve

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears center Will Montgomery will miss the remainder of the season because of a broken left fibula. The team placed Montgomery on injured reserve Tuesday. He broke his leg early in Sunday's 22-20 win over the Oakland Raiders, forcing the Bears to juggle an already short-handed line. Matt Slauson shifted from left guard and spent most of the game at...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bad news Bears: Three things that Chicago fans won’t want to hear

I hope Chicago Bears fans enjoyed their day in the sun following Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, because now it’s time to get back to the grim reality of things. The Bears are still a bad football team who just barely managed to beat a mediocre one at home. Worse yet, injuries are taking a toll and there are a few players who are rumbling about wanting out. Here’s three...
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Report: Bears to sign S Sherrod Martin in wake of Rolle's injury

The Chicago Bears won their first game of the season on Sunday, but it came at a cost. The Bears took two big hits on the injury front, as safety Antrel Rolle wrenched his ankle and center Will Montgomery went down with a fractured leg.The Bears will have to settle their offensive line situation sometime this week. In the meantime, they plan to bolster the defensive backfield by...
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Chicago Bears lose center Will Montgomery to leg fracture

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Quarterback Jay Cutler seems over his hamstring problems. The Chicago Bears now have to worry about who's available to block for him. The loss of center Will Montgomery to a broken left fibula in Sunday's 22-20 win over the Oakland Raiders left the offensive line scrambling, and the grouping for this Sunday's game in Kansas City appears uncertain at best....
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Bears lose starting C Will Montgomery for season with broken fibula

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Bears center Will Montgomery broke his fibula in Sunday’s 22-20 win against the Raiders, coach John Fox announced. Montgomery will most likely have surgery and be placed on season ending injured reserve list. The Sun-Times writes: 'The Bears center broke his left fibula on the first possession of Sunday’s game against the Raiders. Surgery...
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Bears C Will Montgomery has a broken fibula

The Chicago Bears beat the Oakland Raiders, 22-20, without starting center Will Montgomery for most of the game on Sunday. After the game, Bears head coach John Fox announced that Montgomery has a broken left fibula, according to David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune. John Fox announces Will Montgomery broke his fibula.— David Haugh (@DavidHaugh) October 4, 2015 Montgomery went down...
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Chicago Bears Lose Center Will Montgomery To A Broken Fibula Caused By Friendly Fire

Jay Cutler returned to action Sunday for the Chicago Bears and managed to lead the Bears to a win over the Oakland Raiders. However, it did come at a price. During the game one of the offensive lineman fell on the back leg of center Will Montgomery. It didn't look good at the time, and it turns out it was pretty bad.Montgomery ended up suffering a broken fibula on the play effectively...
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Bears C Will Montgomery Out With Broken Filbula

The Bears have lost C Will Montgomery to a broken left fibula, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Montgomery wound up leaving the game with what appeared to be an ankle injury after he was rolled up on from behind. Montgomery was later carted off the field to the locker room. Montgomery, 32, signed a one-year, $950,000 contract that included $120,000 guaranteed...
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Ankle injury forces Bears C Montgomery to locker room vs. Raiders

Chicago Bears took a hit along their offensive line on Sunday, when starting center Will Montgomery left the game with an ankle injury in the first quarter of the Oakland Raiders game.Montgomery had to be carted back to the Bears' locker room, according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson. Center Will Montgomery just got carted back to the locker room.— Jeff Dickerson (@DickersonESPN) October...
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Raji Off To Promising Start

There’s no denying B.J. Raji has been very good so far this season. There’s also no denying that Matt Slauson, Will Montgomery and Vladimir Ducasse of the Bears and Justin Britt, Drew Nowak and J.R. Sweezy of the Seahawks are among the worst trios of starting interior offensive linemen in the NFL. And while that shouldn’t diminish what Green Bay’s veteran nose tackle has...
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Three Chicago Bears who need to step up their game against Arizona

On Sunday the Chicago Bears will host the Arizona Cardinals at Soldier Field. Right now Las Vegas is projecting a that the Cards win by less than a field goal. If the Bears want to prove the oddsmakers wrong there are several players who struggled against Green Bay that will have to step up their game. Here are the top three… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 most exciting players...
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John Fox and company love them some former Broncos

Former Denver Broncos head coach John Fox just can’t stay away from some of his old players. Will Montgomery, Tracy Porter and Eddie Royal all jumped at the chance to sign with Foxy and the Bears this offseason after spending time together in Denver part of the last few years. Now the ol’ football coach and his partner in crime, Adam Gase, have brought in another guy they both...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears End Training Camp on Physical Note

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 19: Jeremiah Ratliff #90 of the Chicago Bears sacks Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins as Lamarr Houston #99 of the Chicago Bears moves in to help during the first quarter of the game at Soldier Field on October 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) On the final day of training camp in Bourbonnais, Illinois, at Olivet...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position preview: offensive line

The Denver Broncos had a rough off-season on the offensive line. They lost Orlando Franklin, Manuel Ramirez, and Will Montgomery, all of which played a considerable role on the team last year. Then they lost Ryan Clady for the season with a torn ACL in OTA’s. The only players that will return with any considerable playing time is Louis Vasquez and Chris Clark. For this years offensive...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears position preview: offensive line

This will be one of a series of team previews highlighting each position group for the Chicago Bears, keep an eye on the team page for more from our isportsweb team. Check out the wide receivers and tight ends preview here. The Chicago Bears begin life after Roberto Garza for the 2015-16 season. Although with the departure of the veteran center, the offensive line returns a similar...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: five players on the bubble

These days in Chicago it seems like just about every player is on the bubble. Although, there are five players that really stand out on the bubble. The Chicago Bears signed Bear Pascoe in the offseason and there is a good chance he will be cut from the team. They already have their tight ends in Martellus Bennett, Zach Miller and Dante Rosario. Pascoe has to come in and learn a new...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

John Elway: 2014 draft class should have played more

The Denver Broncos were a veteran-oriented team in 2014, but the franchise’s best-known executive wants the young players to get a chance this season. According to ESPN’s Jeff Legwold, executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway suggested Fox should’ve used the rookies—excluding cornerback Bradley Roby—more often. Per Legwold: ...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Bears Roster- OL

View image | gettyimages.com If the Bears hope to be relevant in 2015 at all, they need their offensive line to stay healthy and be productive. While many people will point to a defense that was 30th in yards allowed per game and 31st in points allowed per game, the offensive line will determine how successful the offense can be. The line dealt with injuries in 2014, but it has...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Position Preview: Center

The Chicago Bears will have a new face under center when they host the Green Bay Packers on the opening weekend of the 2015 season. The Bears decided to release the 36-year-old Roberto Garza. Garza played both center and guard during his ten seasons with the Bears. Replacing Garza will either be Will Montgomery or Hroniss Grasu.Will MontgomeryMontgomery is the favorite to win the...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears GM Ryan Pace Is Building A “Winning” Front Office

All the focus is on the players that he brings in, but Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace is not an idiot.  If he’s going to build a great team that can win a championship, he’ll need people who are just as smart (or even smarter) than he is to do it.  Hiring personal friends to front office positions doesn’t always accomplish that.  Sometimes going on reputation more than familiarity...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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