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  • Kevin White says goodbye to Chicago with farewell Instagram post

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Kevin White era is officially over in Chicago, as Ryan Pace’s first draft pick as Bears General Manager is on his way to the Arizona Cardinals. On Friday evening, the 26-year old White posted a message on Instagram thanking the Bears organization for the opportunity and let the..." March 18

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix credits Eddie Jackson for recruiting him to Bears

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears had a built-in advantage over other teams courting free agent safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix The five-year pro credited incumbent Bears safety and former Alabama teammate Eddie Jackson as being a driving force behind his decision to spurn the Washington Redskins and sign with the..." March 16

  • Vic Fangio drew Bryce Callahan to Denver

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Bryce Callahan has joined the Broncos, and the reason for it is simple: Vic Fangio has become the head coach of the Broncos. “There were a couple of teams involved in the second wave of free agency,” Callahan told reporters after signing with Denver. “The..." March 16

  • Broncos sign Bryce Callahan to 3-year deal reportedly worth $21M "The Broncos have added a familiar face to their secondary. Denver agreed to terms Friday on a three-year deal with cornerback Bryce Callahan, who played for Head Coach Vic Fangio in Chicago. Callahan, who played in the slot as Chicago's nickel corner, recorded four..." March 16

  • Bears Re-Sign DT Nick Williams To One-Year Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "  The Chicago Bears have re-signed DT Nick Williams to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.   Williams, 29, was drafted by the Steelers in 2013 in the seventh round out of Samford.  He signed a four-year contract, but was waived at the..." March 15

  • Bears ink free-agent receiver Marvin Hall

    Chicago Bears "The Bears on Friday signed receiver Marvin Hall to a one-year contract. Hall, 25, spent the past two seasons with the Falcons, appearing in 24 games, all as a reserve, catching 12 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns. The 5-10, 190-pounder served as Atlanta’s primary kickoff..." March 15

  • Bears S Eddie Jackson makes big money in performance-based pay

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears safety Eddie Jackson went to his first Pro Bowl and received his first all-pro honor in 2018. Also, he made a lot of extra money. Jackson was awarded $323,451 in extra performance-based pay, the NFL announced Thursday, ranking him 11th among all NFL players. Add in the..." March 14

  • Bears Signing S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix To One-Year Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears are signing S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to a one-year contract on Thursday. Recent reports mentioned that the Redskins were interested in bringing him back, but it looks like the Bears stepped up to close the..." March 14

  • Bears hosting former Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix — report

    Chicago Sun-Times "Before Eddie Jackson played a snap for the Bears, he asked former Alabama teammate and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix what to expect. “He just told me to come in, work hard, learn the playbook,” Jackson said two years ago. “Just come in ready to work. Just know..." March 14

  • The Bears were never going to sign Le’Veon Bell, and that's totally fine

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Bears created a stir Tuesday morning when they freed up a reported $11 million in cap space by shifting a few things around in Khalil Mack’s contract. That must’ve meant Ryan Pace was gearing up for a run at Le’Veon Bell, right? Maybe it was leftover angst from..." March 13

  • Bears sign offensive lineman Ted Larsen to one-year deal

    247 Sports "The Chicago Bears are bringing back a former offensive lineman. The team announced on Wednesday it has signed offensive lineman Ted Larsen to a one-year deal. He spent one year with the Bears in 2016. A sixth-round pick of the New England Patriots in 2010 out of North Carolina State,..." March 13

  • After Adrian Amos heads to Packers, what options do the Bears have left at safety?

    NBC Sports Chicago "So much for a crowded safety market driving down Adrian Amos’ price.  The now-former Bears safety will sign with the Green Bay Packers, per multiple reports, on a whopper of a contract: The March 12

  • Report: Bears to sign Cordarrelle Patterson

    The Score "The Chicago Bears' innovative offense looks to be adding another weapon. Chicago intends to sign former New England Patriots receiver and kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson to a two-year deal worth $5 million per season, a source..." March 12

  • Bears Pick Up $11M Of Cap Room By Reworking Khalil Mack’s Contract

    Pro Football Talk "The Bears have made some smaller moves so far, but are giving themselves more room with which to work. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Bears created $11 million worth of room now by converting $13 million of Khalil Mack‘s base salary and roster bonus into a..." March 12

  • Packers adding much-needed safety with Adrian Amos

    247 Sports "The Green Bay Packers bolstered arguably the two weakest spots on their roster on Tuesday by agreeing to contracts with Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith and Chicago Bears safety Adrian Amos. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport was the first to report the news on..." March 12

  • In advance of free agency, Bears keep tight end Ben Braunecker with a 2-year deal

    Chicago Tribune "Ben Braunecker is just one of the examples of how the Bears have gotten better recruiting undrafted free agents and that was highlighted when the team reached an agreement with the tight end on a two-year contract Monday morning. An NFL source told the Tribune that a..." March 11

  • Does the Bears' reported interest in Eric Weddle represent a shift in Ryan Pace's free agency strategy?

    NBC Sports Chicago "A year ago, Chase Daniel marveled at something that struck him upon signing with the Bears as a free agent. “I’m now like the oldest guy on the team, which is crazy,” Daniel said. “Because I’m only 31.” The Bears’ 2018 spending spree..." March 11

  • Bears to sign running back Mike Davis

    Windy City Gridiron "The Chicago Bears joined in on the free agency madness of Monday’s legal negotiating period, as they are expected to sign running back Mike Davis, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The contract is a two-year, $6 million deal that can rise up to $7 million..." March 11

  • Report: Josh Bellamy expected to sign with New York Jets

    247 Sports "Josh Bellamy could be on his way to having a new NFL home. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the New York Jets are close to finalizing a deal with Bellamy. Rapoport said the deal is set to be for $7 million over two years. Bellamy went undrafted in 2012 and signed..." March 11

  • Chicago Bears interested in Adrian Peterson: report

    Washington Times "The Washington Redskins have said they would like to re-sign Adrian Peterson. Likewise, Peterson has said he would like to stay in Washington.  But a deal hasn’t happened as the NFL’s negotiating window is set to open Monday at noon —..." March 11

  • Bears, Packers, Lions & Ravens Interested In Saints RB Mark Ingram

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Sean Fazende, the Bears, Ravens, Packers and Lions have interest in Mark Ingram in addition to the Saints.  On Sunday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that the Bears and Packers are showing interest in..." March 11

  • These NFL teams could be most aggressive spenders in free agency

    USA Today "After weeks of speculation about potential moves across the NFL, the action will at last commence. Starting on Monday, teams can officially begin negotiations with prospective players, and at 4 p.m., Wednesday, contract signings can take place. There’s not a team..." March 11

  • Report: Bears interested in Mark Ingram as potential Jordan Howard replacement

    NBC Sports Chicago "It appears the Bears and Packers will be competing for at least one free agent again this offseason. As the Jordan Howard trade rumors continue, the two NFC North rivals may have their eye on the same running back on the open market. NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday..." March 11

  • Kyle Long hilariously credits agent for earning him dubious honor

    Larry Brown Sports "Players respond to online criticism in different ways. Kyle Long prefers humor. The Chicago Bears guard was recently dubbed the team’s most overpaid player by Bleacher Report, according to one Twitter user. So Long responded the only way he could: he thanked his agent for doing..." March 10

  • From Landon Collins to Stephen Gostkowski, do Bears have a realistic shot of signing the big names in free agency?

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Bears aren’t likely to sign one of 2019’s top free agents. That’s where this article starts.    Ryan Pace did his heavy lifting last year, spending plenty of cash to add Allen Robinson, Taylor Gabriel, Trey Burton, Chase Daniel and, yes, Cody..." March 08

  • Brad Childress Expected To Join Bears’ Staff As Assistant/Consultant

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Tom Pelisero of NFL Media, former Vikings HC Brad Childress is expected to join Bears HC Matt Nagy’s staff soon in an assistant/consultant role working with the offense.  Mike Garafolo reported earlier that Childress is close with..." March 08

  • NFL free agency rumors: Bears could be interested in signing Adrian Peterson

    Sporting News "The Bears could be looking to add a new running back. If Washington doesn't retain Adrian Peterson, Chicago might be interested in making a play on the 2012 MVP, according to an NFL Network report.

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  • Bears reportedly open to trading RB Jordan Howard

    Larry Brown Sports "Jordan Howard was a big part of the Chicago Bears’ offense last season, but the team is apparently open to the idea of trading the running back. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that teams approached the Bears at the NFL Scouting Combine last week to discuss the possibility of..." March 07

  • NFL Discussing Loaning QBs, Other Players to AAF, Bill Polian Says

    Bleacher Report "Bill Polian has been to the mountaintop in the NFL, and now the Pro Football Hall of Famer's encore act is to help players reach their highest potentials through the newly launched Alliance of American Footballleague. Polian, the co-founder and head of football in AAF,..." March 07

  • Bears plan to sign kicker Chris Blewitt

    Chicago Sun-Times "Cody blew it. Hence, Chris Blewitt. The Bears plan to sign Blewitt, the former Pitt kicker who has yet to find traction in the NFL, sources confirmed Wednesday afternoon. He’ll become the second kicker, alongside another unproven choice, Redford Jones, to fight for Cody..." March 06

  • Bears should dream big and go after talented, high-maintenance Antonio Brown

    Chicago Sun-Times "It will take a lot of money, a high draft pick, possibly a veteran player, major salary-cap contortion and perhaps an act of God for the Bears to get Antonio Brown. So what’s the problem? He’s the problem, many of you say. He’s a prima donna, the kind of..." March 05

  • Bears release outside linebacker Sam Acho, who was due a base salary of $1.95M in 2019

    Chicago Tribune "With the start of the new league year just a week away, the Bears continue to tweak their roster and have informed outside linebacker Sam Acho that he will be released, a source said. Acho, 30, has been with the Bears since 2015. He finished last season on injured..." March 05

  • NFL, NFLPA near agreement on 2019 salary cap amid optimism for a labor deal this year

    Washington Post "The NFL and the NFL Players Association are finalizing a 2019 salary cap number that will be around $188 million, according to a person involved in the negotiations who spoke on the condition of anonymity to address ongoing discussions. The final number will be reached in the next..." March 01

  • Martellus Bennett wants to come back, according to Martellus Bennett

    Pats Pulpit "We interrupt whatever boring stupid schoolwork or actual work you might be doing right now to bring you this important message: @RobGronkowski..." February 28

  • Bears Shopping RB Jordan Howard In Trade Talks

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Bears are shopping RB Jordan Howardin trade talks at the Scouting Combine. Howard’s name came up as a potential trade candidate last year, but the Bears elected to hold onto him. There are questions about..." February 28

  • Bears appear committed to Chase Daniel as long-term backup QB

    247 Sports "As part of Matt Nagy's plan of a new offense for the Chicago Bears last year, he brought in Chase Daniel to serve as the No. 2 quarterback. In addition to being a veteran who could come in and make plays in a pinch, Daniel was also tasked with being someone Mitch..." February 28

  • Matt Nagy on playoff loss: We’ll learn from it and get over it

    Pro Football Talk "Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t want his team to dwell on its heartbreaking playoff loss. Nagy told PFT Live at the Scouting Combine that he doesn’t want the last-second field goal loss to be something the Bears are focused on. They’re moving on from the..." February 27

  • Expect Ryan Pace, Bears to remain aggressive with limited resources

    NBC Sports Chicago "While Ryan Pace enters the 2019 league year with far fewer resources than he had a year ago, that doesn’t mean the Bears’ general manager has little work to do this time around.    With five draft picks — the first being the 87th selection — and..." February 26

  • No consensus reached on changing NFL replay

    ESPN "The NFL competition committee has spent the past two days discussing the present and future of replay review but has reached no consensus about whether to change it, several members said Tuesday. For the most part, conversations here at the scouting combine have rehashed previously rejected..." February 26

  • Kyle Long restructures contract, says he is a “Bear for Life”

    Pro Football Talk "Bears guard Kyle Long has restructured his contract to remain in Chicago. Long tweeted the simple message, “Bear for Life.” He did not elaborate, but Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Long has agreed to a restructured..." February 26

  • Former NFL star Charles Tillman graduated from FBI Academy

    Sportsnaut "Charles Tillman was a force to be reckoned with in the NFL for over a decade, and now he’s out chasing bad guys as an official FBI agent. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune shared that Tillman has officially graduated from the FBI Academy and is now in the..." February 25

  • Report: NFL to Consider Barring Players from Leaving Sideline for Celebrations

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is considering a rule change to ban players who are on the sideline from entering the field for touchdown celebrations. Mark Maske of the Washington Post reported the league's competition committee will discuss the proposal this week at the combine..." February 25

  • Could 49ers kicker Robbie Gould return to Bears? "Chicago needs a kicker. That much is clear after Friday's report from NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that the Bears intend to release embattled booter Cody Parkey when the new league year begins on March 13. The journeyman Parkey landed in Chicago in 2018 where he..." February 23

  • Chicago Bears to Cut Cody Parkey, Reports Say

    NBC Chicago "The Cody Parkey era in Chicago has reportedly come to an end, as the Bears will release the kicker when the new NFL league year begins. According to multiple reports, including from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Bears will release Parkey after the new league..." February 22

  • Bears make Dion Sims’ release official

    NBC Chicago "The Chicago Bears made a roster move on Thursday afternoon, officially announcing the release of tight end Dion Sims. Sims, who was set to make $6 million next season, caught 17 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown in 22 career games with the Bears. He missed eight games during the..." February 21

  • Adrian Amos In Talks With Bears

    Pro Football Rumors "This year, Adrian Amos profiles as one of the best safeties available in free agency. Ideally, the Bears would like to keep him from the open market, and they’ve opened up talks with 25-year-old to try and keep him in the fold.  “At this point it’s..." February 20

  • Bears Expected To Release TE Dion Sims

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears are expected to release veteran TE Dion Sims. This doesn’t come as a big surprise, seeing as Sims had been mentioned as a potential roster cut for the past few months. Sims, 28, is a former fourth-round..." February 20

  • NFLPA Projects 2019 Franchise Tag Values

    Pro Football Rumors "With the NFL offseason rapidly approaching, the NFL Player’s Association recently unveiled their position-by-position franchise tag predictions (via Albert Breer of The numbers are based on an $190MM salary cap; the league’s most recent projection came in between..." February 20

  • Which NFL records will never be broken?

    Pro Football Talk "It’s Roger Goodell’s birthday. It’s also Paul Krause’s birthday. And Hall of Famer Paul Krause has a place in the record books that may be permanent. Krause, now 77, has 81 career interceptions. He’s held the record for 40 years. The closest contender..." February 19

  • NFLPA president prepares players for lockout in 2021

    Michigan Live "The NFL has two years remaining before the current collective bargaining agreement is up, and it appears the league could be headed for a sticking point. Players have had rumblings of the idea this season, particularly with how markets have expanded in other sports. And now, the NFL..." February 15