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  • Bears’ Allen Robinson Drops The Bomb On Fan Who Made Fun of His Girls’ Appearance

    Total Pro Sports "When it comes to trash-talking, most can understand that it is never a good idea to talk about a person’s family at all. Because of social media, those lines are crossed regularly because people can hide behind a computer screen with no threat of being hurt by the person they..." May 19

  • Chicago’s defense led the NFL in one impressive statistic

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears were one of the most exciting teams in the league to watch for a sizable portion of last season, and the innovative offensive concepts of rookie head coach Matt Nagy was one the biggest reasons why. Employing an extremely versatile offensive attack that maximized the strengths..." May 18

  • Dwayne Haskins worried about getting hit by Khalil Mack

    TMZ "The Bears and Redskins don't play until week 3 this season ... but the matchup is already in Dwayne Haskins' head -- 'cause he says he's legit concerned about being hit by Khalil Mack!!! The Washington rookie QB was out at LAX Wednesday night ... when he was asked..." May 17

  • NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy

    Detroit Free Press "The pain wasn't the same as a midair smack from a hulking linebacker while coming across the middle, but former Detroit Lions superstar receiver Calvin Johnson said he needed some serious relief during his 2016 season on "Dancing with the Stars."  “When I..." May 15

  • Bears Sign Three Rookies

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bears have started to ink their draft picks to contracts. The team announced tonight (via Twitter) that they’ve signed three rookies to deals: 4-126: Riley Ridley, WR (Georgia) 7-222: Kerrith Whyte Jr., RB (Florida..." May 14

  • Bears sign Jesper Horsted

    Windy City Gridiron "This is the fourth tight end the Bears have added from the UDFA market, and he joins Dax Raymond from Utah State, Ian Bunting from California, and Ellis Richardson from Georgia Southern. Accordion to the Princeton Tigers’ Twitter account,..." May 13

  • Hard Knocks team for 2019 still in limbo

    Clutch Points "The NFL offseason has been chugging along, and the start of the season seems right around the corner. But one important milestone has been missing, as we still don’t know which team is going to appear on ‘Hard Knocks.’ The popular HBO show has usually announced its team for..." May 13

  • Why NFL players should never 'do anything for free' according to NFLPA director

    NBC Sports Washington "If it was up to NFL Player's Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, players like Redskins rookie Montez Sweat wouldn't step a foot near the field at rookie minicamp without a contract. And all players, he said, wouldn't do anything on the field for things..." May 10

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Follow the money. The statement is as true in professional football as any other walk of life.  NFL teams won't release good players without reason. Mitigating factors prompt such action. More often than not, a burdensome contract causes the organization to move on from..." May 10

  • NFL Jersey Ads Could Be Lucrative, But Complicated

    SI "If you view the NFL and its teams as a greedy business, you’d have a pretty good point. Teams raise ticket prices even after losing seasons. They put city councils in chokeholds for tax dollars to renovate existing stadiums or make new ones entirely. The league pays its..." May 10

  • A recent history of the Chicago Bears’ kicking debacle

    SB Nation "Kicking success and the Chicago Bears just don’t go together. The Bears haven’t been able to find any consistency at the position since they cut longtime kicker Robbie Gould before the 2016 season. After 11 years with Gould, the Bears shuffled..." May 10

  • Robbie Gould Trolled The Hell Out Of The Bears By Kicking 43-Yard Field Goals

    Total Pro Sports "The Chicago Bears will never stop hearing about the field goal that wasn’t when former kicker Cody Parkey cemented his place as a legendary choker when he double-doinked a 43-yard field goal off the upright and then the crossbar to lose the game and send the Philadelphia Eagles to the NFC..." May 09

  • Bears Sign LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

    The Advocate "The Bears signed free-agent veteran LB Kevin Pierre-Louis to a one-year contract Wednesday. The 27-year-old journeyman appeared in nine games last season with the New York Jets, his third team, after being drafted in the fourth round by the Seattle Seahawks in 2014 and traded to the..." May 08

  • Which quarterbacks won’t get big-money long-term deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Over the past few years, NFL teams have made a habit out of handing out new contract after new contract to quarterbacks, with in many cases the latest quarterback to sign becoming the highest-paid player in league history. Since June 2017, Derek Carr passed Andrew..." May 08

  • Next wave of free agency expected after Tuesday's comp-pick deadline

    The Score "The NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror, and the last big wave of free-agent signings could be just around the corner. After Tuesday's deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET, teams will be able to ink players on the open market without those additions counting against the 2020..." May 07

  • Mitch Trubisky Knows Year Three Is A Pivotal One For Him In Chicago

    Uproxx "As a rookie quarterback in the NFL, there are a great many things that are out of your control. You don’t get to choose the team that drafts you. You don’t get to choose the offensive system you have to learn. And you can only sit and watch as your entire coaching staff is relieved..." May 07

  • Bears waive 2 kickers among flurry of roster moves

    Windy City Gridiron "After putting eight different kickers through an unconventional work-out this weekend at rookie mini-camp, the Chicago Bears have decided to move forward with only two of them. Redford Jones and John Baron II were both waived, and contracts were not offered..." May 06

  • Kicker-starved Bears trade Raiders for Eddy Pineiro

    NFL.com "Having already collaborated on a trade that shook the NFL world before the 2018 season, the Bears and Raiders pulled off another swap on Monday. Oakland sent kicker Eddy Pineiro to Chicago in return for a conditional 2021 seventh-round draft pick, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport..." May 06

  • NFL Trades that Should Happen Before the 2019 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "No trade is unrealistic in the NFL.  This rule used to apply to only mock drafts. The way the 2019 draft ended up unfolding would have been slammed by most onlookers if it was a simple mock draft before the event started.  Similar story for trade..." May 06

  • Bears Waive Two Kickers, Trim Kicking Competition

    Pro Football Rumors "The battle to replace Cody Parkey in Chicago is getting a little tighter. The Bears have released kickers Redford Jones and John Baron II as part of a handful of roster moves made Sunday, they announced on Twitter. After Parkey’s now infamous..." May 06

  • Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky explains why he reaches out to rookies

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears center Cody Whitehair is known as one as the better centers in the league and was rewarded for his efforts in 2018 with a Pro Bowl selection. Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky knows how special he is it to the team on the field, but he also knows how much he means to him..." May 05

  • Matt Nagy not sure how many kickers Bears will keep around

    Pro Football Talk "The Bears wrapped up their rookie minicamp on Sunday, but it does not appear that they moved much closer to solving their kicker conundrum. Head coach Matt Nagy said after Sunday’s practice, via J.J. Stankevitz of NBCSportsChicago.com, that he wasn’t sure if the team would..." May 05

  • Bears QB Mitch Trubisky says he feels more comfortable now in Year 3

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky started to come into his own during the 2018 NFL season. He credits his emergence to finally finding his footing in the NFL. Trubisky’s career got off to a rough start before he was able to lead the Bears to a surprisingly successful 2018..." May 05

  • Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky says kicker competition is a ‘fascinating spectacle’

    Clutch Points "As everyone knows, the Chicago Bears’ 2018 season ended in Cody Parkey missing a 43-yard field goal. That miss caused the Bears to begin a search for a new kicker and no one is more amazed than Mitchell Trubisky. The Bears are holding a kicker competition to find someone worthy..." May 04

  • Mitch Trubisky Took a Shot at Chicago Deep Dish Pizza?

    Sports Gossip "When you’re living in Chicago, you never want to see anything disparaging about deep dish pizza.  The Windy City is known for its incredible Deep Dish pizza.  Enter Chicago Bears QB, Mitchell Trubisky.   Via an interview with The Dan Le..." May 04

  • Bears To Audition DB Quinten Rollins

    Pro Football Rumors "It sounds like Quinten Rollins might have another crack at an NFL gig. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports (via Twitter) that the Bears will audition the defensive back this weekend. Rollins was a second-round pick of the Packers back in 2015, and he proceeded to play three..." May 04

  • The Bears Still Haven't Fixed Their Kicker Problem

    The Big Lead "The Bears were last year’s surprise success story. Very few people had them pegged as division champs and potential Super Bowl contenders, but that’s just what they were in 2018. That didn’t make it hurt any less when they were denied a playoff victory by the “Double..." May 03

  • 17 first-round picks from 2016 had their fifth-year options picked up

    Pro Football Talk "When NFL teams decline to pick up the fifth-year option for a first-round draft pick, they’re essentially saying that pick fell short of expectations. By that measure, 45 percent of the first-round picks in the 2016 NFL draft fell short. The fifth-year option decisions are..." May 03

  • Bears Hire Brad Childress

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bears have hired longtime NFL coach Brad Childress as a senior offensive assistant, the club announced today. Childress, 62, was hired by Chicago as an offensive analyst last February, but never actually worked for the team after being tabbed as the Atlanta..." May 02

  • Kayvon Webster meets with Bears

    Yahoo! Sports "The Bears are hosting cornerback Kayvon Webster on a free agent visit today, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Webster ranks 87th on PFT’s top-100 free agents, one of the few remaining unsigned players on the list. The Bears used draft picks on Kansas State..." May 01

  • Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return

    ESPN "Former Bears kicker Kevin Butler has some advice for Robbie Gould, who last week told ESPN that he ended long-term contract negotiations with the San Francisco 49ers, has not signed his franchise tag tender and has requested to be traded. Butler's advice: Be wary of a return to..." May 01

  • Bears exercise Leonard Floyd’s fifth-year option

    Pro Football Talk "The Bears weren’t in the mood for suspense when it came to their option on linebacker Leonard Floyd‘s contract for the 2020 season. General Manager Ryan Pace indicated in January that the team planned to exercise that option. Field Yates of ESPN reports that..." May 01

  • Bears invest guaranteed money in undrafted tight ends

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Bears brought in one of the NFL’s biggest group of undrafted rookie free agents after having only five selections in the draft itself. The moves haven’t been made official yet, but Ryan Pace and the front office apparently had stronger interest in prospects at one..." April 30

  • 13 NFL veterans who have been put on notice after NFL draft

    USA Today "The 2019 NFL draft now complete, the roster-building process for the league's 32 teams is basically complete heading into next season. Sure, clubs will tinker — prominent free agents like Ndamukong Suh, Eric Berry, Michael Crabtree and Ziggy Ansah remain..." April 30

  • Bears third-rounder David Montgomery is getting first-round hype and pressure

    Chicago Sun-Times "Poor David Montgomery. There he was, minding his own business, waiting to be picked in the third round of the NFL Draft. He probably thought he’d go to a team that already had chosen players in the first two rounds. He wouldn’t be an afterthought, but he wouldn’t be..." April 30

  • Bears WR Riley Ridley is excited to join his brother Calvin Ridley in the NFL

    Clutch Points "The NFL got another dose of brotherly love this year, when Georgia wide receiver Riley Ridley joined his brother Calvin Ridley in getting drafted into the NFL. While Riley will join the Chicago Bears, he was still extremely excited for the opportunity to play in the NFL, and was happy..." April 28

  • Bears trade up to No. 73 overall, draft David Montgomery

    Windy City Gridiron "Bears general manager Ryan Pace is never one to shy away from getting his man. After a trade up with the New England Patriots, Chicago selected former Iowa State standout running back David Montgomery at No. 73 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. Montgomery joins a budding Bears offense that needed..." April 27

  • With the 56th pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears select Anthony Miller

    Windy City Gridiron "After we dropped the Khalil Mack look-back yesterday, you guys knew this one was coming right? A year ago, Chicago Bears’ general manager Ryan Pace did what he does, aggressively go up and get his guy in the draft. Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller was a favorite of most of..." April 27

  • Bears scoop up Riley Ridley in Round 4

    The Score "The Chicago Bears selected wide receiver Riley Ridley out of Georgia in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 126th overall. Ridley is the brother of Atlanta Falcons wideout Calvin Ridley. He gives the Bears another weapon for third-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, and the..." April 27

  • Bears cut Zach Miller with failed physical designation

    Yahoo! Sports "Zach Miller announced his retirement last week. The Bears waived him with a failed physical designation Thursday, according to the NFL’s official transactions. The tight end played his last game Oct. 29, 2017, when he injured his leg. Miller needed emergency surgery in New..." April 25

  • Which NFL player will get booed the loudest at the 2019 NFL Draft?

    SB Nation "There will be plenty of heartwarming displays at the 2019 NFL Draft. There will be players who combined hard work and athleticism to earn their chance to play football at the highest level. There will be beloved NFL veterans making their brief return to the spotlight to rally their..." April 25

  • Why tight end is a significant need for the Bears in the NFL Draft

    NBC Sports Chicago "Most of the focus surrounding the Bears leading up to this week’s NFL Draft has, understandably, been on running backs. The Bears have to find more consistent production out of that unit, which is why general manager Ryan Pace is likely to draft a running back in addition to signing Mike..." April 23

  • Bears Must Trade for Robbie Gould ASAP

    The Big Lead "When the Bears unceremoniously cut Robbie Gould just before the 2016 season started, ending an 11-year run with him kicking in Chicago, they must have thought the grass would be greener on the other side of the field goal post. As it turns out, it was sloppier than Soldier Field after a..." April 23

  • Tarik Cohen was 'a little bit' hurt about the Jordan Howard trade: 'He was like my mentor basically'

    Chicago Tribune "Bears Chairman George McCaskey and running back Tarik Cohen spent Monday morning in North Lawndale learning about the Rapid Employment and Development Initiative (READI), a program designed to decrease gun violence in Chicago by providing jobs and cognitive behavioral..." April 23

  • Amazon, Disney in play for Sunday Ticket

    Pro Football Talk "Before the next wave of TV deals will be negotiated, the NFL will surely be doing its biggest deal yet in the environment where much of what used to be viewed on TV is now being consumed. Via NBCNews.com, the NFL could move its out-of-market streaming rights to Amazon or Disney...." April 22

  • NFLPA president: Voluntary means voluntary

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars executive V.P. of football operations Tom Coughlin say that all players should be present for voluntary offseason workouts. The president of the NFL Players Association says that voluntary doesn’t mean what Coughlin apparently thinks it means. “Our CBA..." April 18

  • NFL 2019 schedule release: Browns get 4 prime-time slots

    The Score "The NFL released its 2019 schedule on Wednesday and the 17-week slate features a number of juicy matchups. The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers kick things off Thursday, Sept. 5 and the New England Patriots open their title defense against..." April 18

  • Bears, Raiders to play at new Tottenham stadium

    ESPN "The Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders will play the first NFL game at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Oct. 6, the league announced Wednesday. The Bears-Raiders matchup will be the first of four regular-season games played in London this season, including..." April 17

  • Zach Miller: Time has come to move on from football

    The Spun "Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller took to his social media channels on Tuesday afternoon to announce his plans to walk away from the game of football. A year and a half after suffering a devastating knee injury, Miller was reportedly considering a comeback to the NFL. However, it..." April 16

  • Bears will reportedly head to London to play the Raiders in October

    NBC Sports Chicago "The NFL Schedule isn't slated to come out until Wednesday evening, but Bears fans may have already gotten a peek at one of the season's marquee matchups.  According to Harry Teinowitz, who's long been a reliable source on NFL schedule news, the Bears and Raiders will..." April 16