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Fourth Pro Bowl even more special for Bears' Josh Sitton than previous honors

Sometimes the passage of time makes things a little sweeter. Josh Sitton had been selected to three Pro Bowls while a member of the Green Bay
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Bears' Josh Sitton finds fourth Pro Bowl most meaningful yet

Sometimes the passage of time makes things a little sweeter. Josh Sitton had been selected to three Pro Bowls while a member of the Green Bay
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Bears guard Josh Sitton named as injury replacement in Pro Bowl

The Bears have another Pro Bowler.After initially getting shut out on the Pro Bowl roster, the Bears have since had two players named as injury
Via CSN Chicago
5 hours ago

The Stats Don’t Lie (or Say Much of Anything): Data Takes on the Senior Bowl

I’m happy to be saying I’ll be doing a monthly offseason piece here at DaBearsBlog, helping fill the content void of the long offseason. Each one will be a numbers-crunching look at something Bears related in which I attempt to earn the “Data” moniker so kindly bestowed on me by the comments section regulars and, more importantly, answer a Bears question that I’ve been...
Via Da Bears Blog
14 hours ago

Chicago Bears: Keeping John Fox provides needed stability to rebuilding team

After the long 2016-2017 season finally ended, the status of head coach John Fox is an uncertain one. Under Fox, the Bears finished dead last in the NFC North two years in a row and have gone from a 6-10 record in the 2015-2016 season to 3-13 this season. But it seems that the front office for the team is going to keep Fox as the head coach for the Chicago Bears for at least next...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears block 49ers’ move for DC Vic Fangio

There’s technically no head coach or general manager in San Francisco right now, but that’s apparently not stopping the 49ers from attempting to fill out their coaching staff.Likely under the direction of presumptive new 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, the team reportedly reached out to Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio to take the same role in San Francisco. It...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 7-Round Mock Draft

It’s too early for a mock draft, but with the Bears season long over, I need something to look forward to. So much can and will change between now and the draft on April 27th, but it’s fun to speculate anyway. Here is a short list of just a few inevitable changes in the next […] Chicago Bears: 7-Round Mock Draft - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site...
Via Bears Goggles On
3 days ago

Chicago Bears hire 3 assistant coaches

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have hired three new assistant coaches. Jeremiah Washburn replaces Dave Magazu as offensive line coach. Washburn last served as assistant offensive line coach under Adam Gase with the Miami Dolphins. Curtis Modkins was hired as running backs coach. Modkins has coached for 22 years, including nine with the San Francisco 49ers. Prior to...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristin Cavallari defends fat Jay Cutler photo

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will probably be a free agent in the near future, and teams will probably be interested in the fact that he’s clearly gained a few pounds. His wife, Kristin Cavallari, posted a photo on Instagram of the two of them recently, and it’s been the subject of much discussion on the Interwebs. With all the criticism Cutler has received over the years, some...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears to hire Curtis Modkins as running backs coach

The Bears need a new running backs coach with Stan Drayton taking a job at the University of Texas and they’ve reportedly found their man. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the team is expected to hire Curtis Modkins to fill the position on John Fox’s staff. Modkins spent the 2016 season as the offensive…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

What the Four Remaining Teams Can Teach the Chicago Bears

Is it a generic, almost clichéd way to approach the Championship games? Yes. But after years of writing about the Bears in January – whilst the Bears are often in hibernation – this is what we got. The four remaining teams in the NFL playoffs have valuable lessons to teach the Bears moving forward. QUARTERBACKS Tom Brady beat Brock Osweiler. Aaron Rodgers beat Dak Prescott...
Via Da Bears Blog
5 days ago

Charting The Bears: 2016 In Review

Before the season began I decided to try to do something a little different by charting some of the things you don’t regularly see in box scores and the end result was some really interesting numbers that may change the way you feel about certain players. The most time-consuming part of my weekly job on DBB was charting the little things that you don’t see. As most hardcore...
Via Da Bears Blog
6 days ago

Ways to Fix the Chicago Bears Safety Position in 2017

  Anyone who has been watching the Bears for the past few years has realized that they have struggled at the safety position.  It’s been a historically rough spot with this team.  Can they fix it this off-season? If you talk to Bears’ fans, they will tell you that the safety position has been very […] Ways to Fix the Chicago Bears Safety Position in 2017 - Bear Goggles On...
Via Bears Goggles On
7 days ago

Who will be the Chicago Bears quarterback in 2017?

With the Jay Cutler era in Chicago most likely over, the biggest question regarding the Chicago Bears is what are they planning to do about the uncertainty at quarterback? Here are the two most likely scenarios. Draft a quarterback in the first round: The Bears have the No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft thanks to their pitiful record of 3-13. The draft is filled with plenty...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agency Targets: Kirk Cousins

Ok Chicago Bears fans, before you bombard me and tell me repeatedly that a deal like this couldn’t happen or that it’s such a long shot that it isn’t worth talking about, let me soothe your fiery souls and say that I know this most likely wouldn’t work out. The Bears couldn’t bring Cousins over this free agency period for one reason and one reason alone: the Redskins can...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Howard selected to Pro Bowl

After a stellar breakout rookie season, Howard will replace the injured David Johnson in the Pro Bowl. Jordan Howard slipped to the fifth round of the draft and was all but inactive the first three weeks of the season. On Wednesday, he was named to the Pro Bowl. The Bears rookie will replace injured Arizona Cardinal back David Johnson. About time.Congrats @JHowardx24 on making...
Via Crimson Quarry
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears don’t rule out Jay Cutler returning in 2017

The Chicago Bears didn’t exactly have the most ideal of seasons. The same could be said for quarterback Jay Cutler. Cutler started only five games after enduring various injuries that finally landed him on IR in early December. This leads to the topic of conversation that typically takes place this time each year after a Bears’ poor season. What will the team do about Jay Cutler...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears chairman says he has faith in Fox, GM after 3-13 year

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The chairman of the Chicago Bears insists he still has faith in coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace, even after the team's worst season in several decades. Chairman George McCaskey said Wednesday he is ''pleased'' with the job Pace has done the past two years. McCaskey praised the ''steady hand'' presented by Fox and Pace. The Bears went 3-13,...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears put 3-13 season behind them, hope for better in 2017

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears might be ready to split with quarterback Jay Cutler. Top receiver Alshon Jeffery's future is in question. Change could be coming to the coaching staff, too. The Bears have a big task ahead of them after finishing their worst season in decades last in the NFC North with a 3-13 record. They got shredded by injuries, suspensions and poor...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery guarantees Bears will win Super Bowl next year

The Chicago Bears have not had a winning season since 2012, but star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery believes the team is in for a massive turnaround next year. In fact, he guarantees it. After the Bears were blown out 38-10 in their regular season finale against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jeffery guaranteed a Super Bowl championship is in store next season. Alshon Jeffery: “I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Protester rappels into stadium, hangs banner at Vikings game

A Week 17 contest between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears was a rather drab affair. That is, until a guy in a Brett Favre jersey decided to hang a banner from the ceiling of the stadium and hang around until authorities came and got him. Many in the media captured photos of the banner and the man: @mattvensel @PAOnTheMic Somehow I don't think these guys are supposed...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Barkley catches TD pass on trick play

The good thing about meaningless Week 17 games is that they often produce fun gadget plays not normally seen. Cameron Meredith and Matt Barkley connected on one of those for the Chicago Bears. MATT BARKLEY TD CATCH ALERT! #FeedDaBears https://t.co/40admIiix4 — NFL (@NFL) January 1, 2017 While such plays are not normal, they are not unprecedented. This is the second touchdown...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears planning to retain John Fox

The Chicago Bears will reportedly give John Fox a third year to try and turn things around. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Bears intend to retain Fox and the majority of his staff despite what has so far been a three-win season in 2016. Chicago higher-ups are willing to give Fox the benefit of the doubt after a number of things happened out of his control, namely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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