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Baltimore is Delusional About Marc Trestman

Marc Trestman plagued Chicago for two years with disappointment. “The Quarterback Whisperer” was supposed to fix Jay Cutler and turn an historic franchise into the ultimate team. Well, we all know how that went: the continuation of the Cutler Curse; strange coaching techniques, ambiguous press conferences, and a personal style taken from the closet of Bill Nye the Science Guy...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

At Last, Bears Have Mechanic To Fix The Safety Problem

It’s easy to place all of the blame on the players when it comes to the overall failure of a position group.  They are the ones out there on television getting paid millions and millions of dollar to make the right plays all the time.  When they don’t do, the failure isn’t just on them individually but spreads to their entire position. That is what has befallen the Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst identifies Antrel Rolle, Eddie Goldman as keys to Chicago's success

The Chicago Bears fielded an uncharacteristically lousy defense last season, so the focus this offseason was to bolster that side of the ball. Analysts seem to agree that the Bears did an "above average" rebuilding job since the Super Bowl, according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson.NFL analyst Louis Riddick was able to break down the team's moves and point to two players who must come up...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears expert: QB Jay Cutler will be more than just a game manager

The Chicago Bears are ushering in a new scheme under head coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam Gase, and their primary objective is to improve Jay Cutler's quarterbacking.Does that mean the new coaching staff has plans to turn him into a game manager?Absolutely not, Bears analyst Hub Arkush answered when a fan asked him that question."Clearly they will place an emphasis...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Expect the Bears To Go All Out With Jay Cutler This Year

Normally when a new coaching staff comes in, they prefer to take a measured approach in their first season, especially at the quarterback position.  Simplify the offense, run the ball and go for high percentage passing that minimized the risks.  That is the expectation on the surface heading into 2015 that the Chicago Bears have for 32-year old veteran Jay Cutler.  Offensive coordinator...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 Preview: Post Draft Offseason Wrap

With Jay Cutler entering yet another offensive system, the question becomes whether Adam Gase and John Fox can help right the wavering ship that is the Quarterback’s career or whether he’ll falter again, potentially losing his grp on the starting job. As he approaches the new offense, Cutler will be doing so without oft-bff, occasional-distraction Brandon Marshall but with an intriguing...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Highest Paid Chicago Bears For 2015 Cause Many Headaches

Part of building a winning team in the NFL centers around how well a franchise spends their money.  That is to say are the highest paid players on the roster deserving of that honor.  If a good amount draw a negative reaction to that question, then it stands to reason the team probably wasn’t very good the season prior. It would seem the Chicago Bears may be in that predicament...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lawyer: Dave Duerson heirs won't appeal NFL concussion deal

  The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits. Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio says the family doesn't want to hold up awards for retirees who need them sooner rather than later. Demetrio has criticized aspects of the plan, especially the exclusion of future awards for the brain...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lawyer: Duerson heirs won't appeal NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits. Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio says the family doesn't want to hold up awards for retirees who need them sooner rather than later. Demetrio has criticized aspects of the plan, especially the exclusion of future awards...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre Is Thrilled Bears Will Be At Jersey Retirement

Love him or hate him, there probably wasn’t a more enjoyable player to watch in NFL history than Brett Favre during his heyday with the Green Bay Packers.  Few showed more exuberance and love for the game, regardless if it was the regular season or the Super Bowl.  Some hold his epic retirement saga against him, but at the end of the day he’s still widely beloved in Wisconsin...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fans will love the new Solder Field upgrades

The Chicago Bears fanbase is going through a frustrating stage as key players Lance Briggs and Brandon Marshall left town, and they’re stuck with Jay Cutler as their quarterback. With the Windy City bracing for another long season, the good news is that, according to Fox Sports, the Bears have announced a new upgrade to Soldier Field. A very enticing upgrade, that is. Here’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears led the NFL last year in this suddenly very trendy stat

The Chicago Bears, believe it or not, led the NFL in something (positive) in 2014. This is pretty darn interesting. #Bears led the NFL last year in successful two point conversions. They were 5 for 5. — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) May 20, 2015 With the NFL deciding to make extra points 32-yarders on Tuesday the PAT is suddenly a hot topic. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The New PAT Rules and Robbie Gould

The extra point after a touchdown in the NFL is basically freebie because there is such a small percentage of kickers who actually miss them, or get blocked. Matthew Futterman of the Wall Street Journal reported: “A combination of really good kickers, indoor (or retractable-roof) stadiums and modern turf fields that provide an ideal launchpad have rendered the point-after-touchdown...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LB Pernell McPhee tabbed as a 'rising star'

Chicago Bears free agent prize linebacker Pernell McPhee was one of the hottest players available on the market at his position and according to Matt Bowen of the Bleacher Report, he one of this year's 'rising stars.' “McPhee has already played a lot of NFL football as he enters his fifth pro season, but he earned a spot on this list because he will now take on a full-time...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett Tweet May Indicate He’s Been Traded

Martellus Bennett has played in the NFL for seven seasons, on the Chicago Bears for two, you’d think he knows how to deal with the public by now. On his Twitter account, @MartySaurusRex, Bennett wrote some interesting things that have people talking. Currently, Bennett has 117,000 followers. He should know that ANYTHING he writes is subject to criticism and investigation. Enter...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears announce Soldier Field videoboard upgrades

One of America's most historic pro football venues is entering the 2015 NFL season in style, as the Chicago Bears have announced the installation of new videoboards at Soldier Field. The new endzone video boards are 310 percent larger than the old ones and will feature the "highest picture quality in the NFL," according to the team. In addition, the "ribbon panel" along the 300 level...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago's Robbie Gould has minimal experience from new PAT distance

On Tuesday, the NFL passed a new rule that moves extra-point attempts to the 15-yard line, according to Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino. Two-point conversion attempts will remain at the 2-yard line, but defenses are now allowed to return them for a score. A PAT snap from the 15-yard line factors out to be a 33-yard field-goal attempt, so Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears LB David Bass stresses importance of college degree to rookies

Chicago Bears linebacker David Bass spoke to his new teammates at Halas Hall recently, sharing a story about finishing his degree with the team's 21 rookies at a "continuing education seminar," according to the Bears' official website. This spring, Bass returned to Missouri Western State, the school from which the Oakland Raiders selected him in the seventh-round of the 2013 NFL...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bears Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Feely concerned about player safety with new PAT rule

NFL free agent kicker Jay Feely criticized the NFL on Tuesday after owners voted to move extra-point attempts back to the 15-yard line beginning in 2015. Feely, who appeared in four games for the Chicago Bears last season, feels that the rule change is hypocritical in that it dismisses the league’s emphasis on player safety....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is one of only four NFL QBs who has this contract status

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is in a rare club. It may not make Bears fans pretty happy, but with the extension Ryan Tannehill received on Monday, only four NFL QBs are under contract for at least the next six years. QB's now under contract through 2020: Bears Jay Cutler Bengals Andy Dalton 49ers Colin Kaepernick Dolphins Ryan Tannehill — Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 18, 2015...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears come in dead last at No. 32 on USA Today's offseason power rankings

The Chicago Bears cleaned house this offseason from the front office to the field firing general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman. The team replaced them with new general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox and started rebuilding by signing edge rusher Pernell McPhee to a five-year deal with $16 million guaranteed and up to nearly $40 million. However, questions with...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The Chicago Bears Opening Day 53-Man Roster

The one thing that was promised when the new Chicago Bears regime of GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox were introduced was that the team would be far different from the wounded and dispirited 5-11 animal it was at the end of 2014.  That means there could be a lot of new faces on the sideline when the team takes the field for opening day this September. Here an early outlook of...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears look forward to revitalizing special teams under Jeff Rodgers

After the Chicago Bears bottomed out on special teams in 2014, coordinator Joe DeCamillas had no chance of surviving the tidal wave of firings that swept general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman, among others, out the door after the season. New head coach John Fox has since hired Jeff Rodgers to coordinate Chicago's special teams. Rodgers has coached special teams...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago's Matt Forte to host third annual youth football camp

Young athletes will have the chance to learn from none other than Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte next month. He's hosting the third annual Matt Forte Football ProCamp in Addison, Ill., on June 13-14, the Bears website announced. Campers from Grades 1-8 will learn "fundamental football skills" at Forte's event. And no one leaves empty-handed. In addition to interacting...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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