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2016 Bears Defense Could Make Buddy Proud

“QB’s are over-paid, over-rated, pompous bastards and must be punished.”-Buddy Ryan. For the first time in a number of years, the Bears have a chance to have the kind of defense that would make Buddy Ryan proud. They finally have a number of players who can, and should, get to the quarterback. The Bears’ sack totals since they stopped running Ryan’s defense are a bit depressing...
Via Da Bears Blog
2 hours ago

Bears Could Add DL Depth in Supplemental Draft

It’s not quite official, but multiple media outlets are reporting that Purdue defensive tackle Ra’Zhan Howard will be eligible for the NFL’s supplemental draft in mid-July. Howard was expected to transfer and finish his career elsewhere due to academic issues at Purdue, but he should be available in the supplemental draft which is one of […] Bears Could Add DL Depth in Supplemental...
Via Bears Goggles On
10 hours ago

Get to know Bears rookie Jordan Howard

Meet Jordan Howard.Selected by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL draft, the 6-foot, 230-pound running back out of Indiana rushed
Via CSN Chicago
21 hours ago

Harbaugh Has Ultimate Recruiting Tool After Andrew Luck Signs NFL’s Biggest Deal

After Andrew Luck signed the biggest contract in NFL history (six-years, $140 million), Chicago Bears lineman Kyle Young had the following tweet: I'm sending my kid to the Jim Harbaugh QB camp for sure — Kyle Long (@Ky1eLong) June 29, 2016 Harbaugh helped develop Luck, a four-star prospect out of high school, when the two were at Stanford together. The post Harbaugh Has Ultimate...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 Bears who could make the Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl is the greatest spectacle in football. The best of the best come together to battle it out for true supremacy. Outside of the Super Bowl, it is the biggest sporting event of the year. At least that’s what the NFL wants you to think. The truth is, the Pro Bowl has been rapidly declining over the years. A lot of players no longer want to play in it, and the fans aren’t...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Legendary Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan dies at 82

Legendary Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, architect of the '46' defense, died at the age of 82 on Tuesday.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buddy Ryan: 'You can't be a phony' in Chicago, Philadelphia

Former Bears defensive coordinator and Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan on how he just tried to be himself in Chicago and Philadelphia.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears need a new return man

Since the departure of Devin Hester, the Chicago Bears has yet to find a standout return man. This has had a negative effect on their average starting field position ever since. Also, since the 2014 season, Chicago has not returned a punt for a touchdown and during kickoff returns they have only managed to find the end zone once. If the Bears are to have a shot at contending for...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran S Antrel Rolle Has Heard From A Few Teams, Looking For Right Situation

Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that free agent S Antrel Rolle has heard from a few NFL teams since he became available. However, he’s waiting for the right situation before signing. Last we heard regarding Rolle, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that the Dolphins have Rolle and Louis Delmas on a list of options should they suffer an injury at the position. Rolle, 33...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Can Cutler keep up with the Pace?

Ryan Pace has done his job well. He surrounded his talented-but-wildly-inconsistent quarterback with all of the support he could acquire. This sounds like a broken record, but now is officially the time for Jay Cutler to step up. Jay Cutler has made a name for himself in Chicago as being a quarterback who is almost top-tier; his debatable decision-making skills keep him in the middle...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Defensive line will be better

The Chicago Bears defense wasn’t good last season. Coach John Fox was transitioning a group from a 4-3 base defense to a 3-4 and didn’t have ideal personnel at many positions. They ended the season ranked 19th in total defense, 22nd in sacks, 29th in passing defense and 10th in rush defense. The rushing stat is a bit misleading since the Bear’s had one of the league’s worst...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What can Kevin White add to the Chicago Bears?

The Chicago Bears selected wide receiver Kevin White in last year’s draft with the seventh overall pick. White missed the entire season because of a stress fracture in his shin that required surgery. Being selected so early in the first round, there will be a lot of expectations on White to instantly produce on the field. Realistically, what should these expectations be? In his...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What is Alshon Jeffery worth?

At the very least, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will make $14.6 million under the franchise tag in 2016. But there’s talk now that the 26-year-old two-time 1,000-yard wideout could sign a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline for franchise players to do so. From ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler: It’s been widely assumed Alshon Jeffery will play on the one-year tag...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox: Jay Cutler ‘had an outstanding year’ in 2015

The Chicago Bears finished with an abysmal 6-10 record, landing them to the bottom of the NFC North last season. Although, this did not deter head coach John Fox from heaping on the praises of quarterback Jay Cutler. “I thought Jay had an outstanding year,” Fox said, per Peter King of MMQB.” To Cutler’s credit, he didn’t have a lot to work with considering Alshon...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is 33-year-old Jay Cutler about to peak?

Few professional athletes have a “defining year” at the age of 33, but that’s how The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan summed up Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s 2016 season. And it makes sense, because the 10-year veteran is coming off the highest-rated season of his NFL career. The former turnover machine had just 11 interceptions and a pick rate of 2.3 percent, which was by...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon among former NFL pros advocating marijuana for pain relief

Former Chicago Bears legend Jim McMahon is the latest former football pro to advocate for marijuana use among NFL players. The New York Daily News reports the two-time Super Bowl champion spoke at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo on Thursday, where he said marijuana would work as a substitute for addictive painkillers. “There’s so many uses to this plant,” McMahon...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox ‘expecting good things’ from Jay Cutler

To say that Jay Cutler has had a rather disappointing couple of years would be an understatement. However, Chicago Bears head coach John Fox doesn’t seem to think it is all bad at this point for his quarterback. Fox took over the Bears ahead of the 2015 season and many expected him to help them out drastically, especially after going 48-14 in four years with the Denver Broncos...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: which rookies to watch for in 2016

Every year, dozens if not hundreds, of rookies make their NFL debut during a season and many make huge impacts. The interesting thing about the Chicago Bears in 2016 is you get to watch two first round picks make their NFL debuts. Here are three rookies to watch in 2016. Kevin White, WR White is the Bears first round pick from 2015, but never played because of a leg injury suffered...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Must See Games 2016: Chicago Bears

Every team has must see games on their schedule for 2016. Even though football is still two months away, it’s still never too early to wax poetic on what else? Who the Chicago Bears are playing in 2016! This gallery breaks down the seven most intriguing match-ups for the Bears based on these games being either rivalries, longtime conference grudge matches, potential playoff tests...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears’ WR Marquess Wilson Refractures Foot

Chicago Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson suffered a fractured foot during Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp practice. Wilson will undergo surgery to repair the injury on his left foot, coach John Fox announced Wednesday. The team is not planning to release Wilson, but will most likely place him on the “physically unable to perform” list come the regular season. Wilson suffered...
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bear Bryan Robinson found dead in motel room

Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson has passed away reports Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. The 14-year NFL veteran’s body was discovered on Saturday in a Milwaukee motel room. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Robinson spent 14 seasons split between the St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, and Arizona Cardinals, with six...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery will not hold out for long-term contract

Like most other NFL players who are given the franchise tag by their teams, Alshon Jeffery would prefer to sign a long-term contract. Is the star receiver going to hold out in an attempt to get the Chicago Bears to give him one? Nope. Jeffery showed up to minicamp on Monday and told reporters he is happy to be back. Alshon reports to #Bears minicamp.Jeffery: "I feel great to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Robinson found dead in hotel room at 41

Former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson was found dead in a Milwaukee hotel room over the weekend. He was 41. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of death is unknown, as autopsy and toxicology reports are still pending. Milwaukee Police say they are investigating the situation but there are no signs of trauma or foul play. Robinson played 14 seasons in the NFL, the majority...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Broncos LB tweets about flying coach to White House

Former Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan now plays for the Chicago Bears, but he still wanted to fly with his former teammates to meet the president on Monday. Now that he is no longer part of the organization, did the Broncos make him fly coach? Trevathan sent a tweet on Monday about having an economy class seat for his flight to Washington, D.C. They booked my flight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears working out former Pro Bowler Jake Long

Former Miami Dolphins No. 1 overall pick Jake Long hasn’t been a reliable offensive lineman since midway through the 2014 season when he tore his ACL for the second time within a year span. Long, 31, played four games for the Atlanta Falcons last season, but didn’t start a single one of those outings. Not garnering any real interest on the free-agent market, Long is set to...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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