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2015 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears must target Landon Collins

The Chicago Bears made some huge changes to their coaching staff this offseason, hiring John Fox, Adam Gase, and Vic Fangio. Fangio was the mastermind behind the San Francisco 49ers’ defense over the past few seasons and is a huge upgrade over what Chicago had last season. That being said, there are some major needs this offseason on the defensive side of the football. Chicago...
Via Sports-Glory
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Should the Bears Re-Sign Charles Tillman?

It was a rough season to say the least for the Chicago Bears defense last year. A team historically known as a defensive powerhouse, struggled throughout the year due to inexperience and injuries. One of the few veterans on that side of the ball, cornerback Charles Tillman, was absent most of the year. Tillman, who has spent all 12 seasons with the Bears, played in just two games...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Bears coaches rip Jay Cutler, anonymously

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bears new head coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace remain uncommitted to Jay Cutler as the team’s starting quarterback for 2015. If Cutler is on the Bears’ roster on March 12, $10 million of his 2016 salary is guaranteed. The reason the new Bears staff remains uncommitted could be because at least 10 former Bears staffers from...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hartline to visit Bears with speculation that Brandon Marshall 'could be gone'

According to Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com, the Bears will host free agent wide receiver Brian Hartline and it could play a big part in the future of pass catcher Brandon Marshall. The former Dolphins receiver, 28, will pay a free-agent visit to the Bears today a day after visiting the Cleveland Browns. Hartline, a fourth-round pick of the Dolphins in 2009, was a salary...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

When There's Smoke, There's Fire: Is Devin McCourty the Answer for the Chicago Bears?

The franchise tag deadline is over, and Devin McCourty will soon be hitting free agency.  We all know that.  But will he be the answer for the Chicago Bears?Check out the article on Football Garbage Time!FootballGarbageTime.comTwitter: @FBGarbageTime
Via Football Extra Points
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fare well in logo power rankings

It’s the symbol that represents a city and a franchise; it’s the mark that fans wear with pride, showing their allegiance to their favorite team. That’s what makes a logo important. And while every NFL team’s signature is recognizable, not all of them are created equal. Some are classic and iconic. Others are modern and cool. But a few are downright putrid, bastions from...
Via cover32 - Bears
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Bears Coaches Question Team’s Ability to Win with Jay Cutler

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about Jay Cutler’s ability to actually lead a team deep into the playoffs. Clarifying this league-wide belief even more, 10 former staffers from both the Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman days with the Chicago Bears have come out to question the team’s ability to succeed with Cutler under center. From the ESPN report: At least 10 former...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jay Cutler, Byron Maxwell, Jaguars, & Jets

Jay Cutler Michael C. Wright of ESPN has spoken to “at least” 10 former Bears staffers from the Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman regimes who said they believe Chicago can’t consistently compete for championships as long as Jay Cutler is their starting quarterback. Two of Cutler’s teammates said that Cutler is a “divisive figure with whom they’d rather not ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roadmap To Bears Defensive Revival Is Crystallizing

Part of being able to fix an entire unit, offensively or defensively in a short time is part strategic planning and part good fortune.  It seems the latter part is lining up for the Chicago Bears heading into the 2015 off-season. Why? Everything they require to fix their historically bad defense is not only available, but available in decent bulk, which increases their chances of...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Prep work intensifies as draft nears

Transitioning from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 is no easy task, but defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will make an enormous impact from the get-go. That being said, the prep work for head coach John Fox and newly-minted GM Ryan Pace is only intensifying with exactly a month until Draft day, and frankly the work is only made harder with not a lot of talent on the defensive side to get...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chicago Bears consider an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
Via cover32 - Bears
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden says Bears should 'look at getting a different leader under center'

ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden is known for being a quarterback guru and when he says that the Chicago Bears should start thinking about replacing Jay Cutler, the red flags are up. “I think John Fox is going to look at the body of work. They’re going to see that he didn’t get it done really with Lovie Smith or Marc Trestman, and now I’m the next head coach. I think you need...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears tagged as new home for former first round QB

NFL free agency is right around the corner.  With close to $30 million in salary cap space, the Chicago Bears are fully expected to do some shopping in hopes of upgrading their roster for 2015.  By all accounts every expert and fan sees them focusing on rebuilding a defense that has finished 30th or worse the past two seasons. However, there are some rumblings about whether or...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clock ticks as Bears face looming decisions

As the calendar flips to March and the start of the new league year and free agency awaits, General Manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox will soon begin putting their stamp on the Chicago Bears. While teams can huddle with players agents next weekend, the official free agency signing period begins March 10. Ahead of that, the Bears [...]
Via Bears Claws
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame GM Has A Take On Cutler Trade Scenarios

Several Bears fans still hold out hope that GM Ryan Pace is working the phones trying to find a way to trade quarterback Jay Cutler rather than keeping him another year or cutting him outright and forcing the team to pay another $15.5 million in guaranteed money. Jon Gruden still believes the #Bears need to move on from Jay Cutler: http://t.co/GJIuORd3OC — 670 The Score (@670TheScore...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 11 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July. At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears have to grab this d-lineman in free agency

In a league where the rules are heavily tilted in the favor of the offense, there aren’t a lot of ways for the defense to fight back. All too often, their role in a game is to slow down the bleeding, not stop it. Dominating on that side of the ball has become more and more rare. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. In fact, we’ve seen a few examples in recent years where...
Via cover32 - Bears
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts targeting Brandon Marshall

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne was ultimately unsuccessful in trying to bounce back from a torn ACL last season. Considering he is 36, that did not come as a surprise. Now, retirement is a legitimate possibility for the 14-year veteran. And even if Wayne doesn’t retire, Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reports that the Colts...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden: Bears need to move on from Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears have yet to decide if they will stick with Jay Cutler for the 2015 season, but former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden does not think the decision should be all that difficult. Gruden believes Cutler has to go. During an appearance on “Mike and Mike” on Thursday, Gruden said...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Chicago Bears Actually be Looking to Get Rid of Matt Forte?

There could be a number of changes next season in Chicago that could be good or maybe not so good for the team. To put it another way, they may not be real popular with the fans. Rumors have already been circulating that the team may not bring back wide receiver Brandon Marshall next season. Yes, he is getting older and can be a real pain in the behind, but he produces on the field...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall understands Bears could cut him

Brandon Marshall will turn 31 before the start of the 2015 season, and he is coming off a year in which injuries slowed him quite a bit and forced him to miss his team’s final three games. Now, Marshall is not feeling that his future with the Chicago Bears is all that secure. Marshall, who...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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