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Chicago Bears Look to Answer Questions During Training Camp

FILE – In this June 7, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bears coach John Fox shouts during NFL football minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. Fox has a reputation for turning around teams. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Chicago Bears fans might think it’s been a while since the organization fired Phil Emery and Marc Trestman after an embarrassing season and brought in Ryan Pace as the...
Via The Sports Journal
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears were outright dismal last season (5-11). We didn’t expect their defense to be any good, but when the offense followed suit it made things even worse. In total, they finished 21st by averaging just 327.1 yards per game. This was the culmination of finishing 15th in passing and 27th in rushing. They couldn’t put any points on the board as 19.9 points per game...
Via The Fantasy Fix
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Bears rookie to watch this season is the 7th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft WR Kevin White.  White is a physical specimen with good size and blazing speed.  He will fill the opening as the no. 2 receiver in this offense with Brandon Marshall shipped out of town.  The team will need him not only to provide big plays, but to take double teams off of Alshon Jeffrey.  There...
Via DraftSeason
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Slimmer Ego Ferguson Looking for a fit in Chicago Bears' new defense

When the Chicago Bears drafted Ego Ferguson in the second round of last year's draft, the defensive lineman weighed 315 pounds. However, to better fit the team's new 3-4 scheme under defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, Ferguson had to trim down a bit this offseason."I lost about 15 pounds, to 298-298, just trying to get a little more pass rushing and being able to run around a little...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bears sign Arena League WR/KR A.J. Cruz

The Chicago Bears have picked up a versatile weapon in A.J. Cruz, formerly of the Arena Football League, according to Kevin Fishbain of Chicago Football.Cruz was a return specialist for the AFL's Arizona Rattlers this summer. He returned 51 kicks this season for 1,221 yards and six touchdowns. As a receiver on offense, he caught 27 passes for 220 yards and five touchdowns.Cruz also...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears sign WR A.J. Cruz

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver A.J. Cruz. He played with the Arizona Rattlers in the Arena League this season, but the 5-foot-9, 195-pound Cruz was an all-Ivy League player at Brown. Briggs writes: 'The addition of Cruz gives the team 12 wide receivers on the depth chart. Expect there to be plenty of comings and...
Via 60 Max Power O
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 Chicago Bears who could be traded during the season

The Chicago Bears 2015 season will determine as to whether or not they’re headed in the right direction or if it’s simply time for them to blow it all up, something many suspected to come in 2014. They were half right, the roster remains practically the same with fancy additions and few subtractions, but the front office and coaching staff got a whole new makeover. If it’s...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears Signing Arena League WR/KR A.J. Cruz

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Chicago Bears are signing Arena League WR/KR A.J. Cruz to a contract. Cruz is listed at 5’9 and 195 lbs on the Arizona Rattlers’ website. In 2014, he apepared in 11 games for Arizona and recorded five receptions for 24 yards receiving and a touchdowns. He also returned ... The post Bears Signing Arena League WR/KR A.J. Cruz...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Fox Wants To Run The Chicago Bears Like A Five Star Restaurant

NFL training camps are upon us, and one of the things that is always interesting is to see how old coaches fit in with new teams. John Fox is taking over the Chicago Bears this season, and he’s been highly successful in stints with the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. As he was giving insight into how he does it in an interview with the Chicago Tribune, he revealed that his...
Via Food and Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antrel Rolle on Chicago Bears defense: 'We're going to click'

Veteran safety Antrel Rolle hasn't been with the Chicago Bears very long, but he's already confident that his new defensive unit will come together."I think it's going to work great," Rolle told John Mullin of CSN Chicago. "We've got the young guys pushing us and the veteran leadership there, too. We're all flying around. The veterans just have to lead by example. We want to be a...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL executive says Jay Cutler not the 'monster everyone has made him out to be'

While Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler looks to revive his career under new coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam Gase, one NFL executive believes that the perception the signal caller is tough to deal with isn't actually true. "I do not think he is the monster everyone has made him out to be," the evaluator said, via CSN Chicago. "He does have issues, but can you...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Three Chicago Bears’ videos that’ll pump you up for 2015

For the first time in years, it’s considered a brand new era for the Chicago Bears. A whole new front office and coaching staff highlighted by the hire of John Fox will kickstart a new time. Though the Bears have had two consecutive disappointing seasons, the truth is that this team has nowhere to go but up in 2015, and with a weak NFC, anything is possible for this Bears squad...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Jay Cutler faces little competition for starting signal caller position

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is in a make or break season, but you wouldn't know it from how the team has treated the signal caller position this offseason. Instead of bringing in competition, the team chose to sit back, despite the fact that many in the organization see Cutler heading out of the door. According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN, Cutler's shaky ground won't...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Positional Preview: Special Teams

While the offense and defense have the most highlighted positions on any football team, special teams is equally if not more important to have skilled players in order for a football team to flourish.The special teams unit is filled with unsung heroes. A good punter and an above-average kick returner can give their team an immediate advantage in the field position battle and ultimately...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 easily forgettable Chicago Bears moments from 2014

The Chicago Bears had arguably their most disappointing season in franchise history. After two years of barely missing the playoffs, expectations were high for a rebounding year. More of the same; Jay Cutler had another underachieving season and the defense was absolutely awful, doing virtually nothing against any of the league’s best offenses. It’s time to look back at the three...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Question marks dot Bears secondary

Editor’s Note: the final article previewing the Bears positional units ahead of training camp opening Wednesday, July 29. The makeover in the Chicago Bears secondary is subtle yet drastic. Gone is ballhawking veteran and Bears fan favorite Charles “Peanut” Tillman. After two straight injury-marred seasons, the Bears and Tillman decided to part ways. Tillman took his “Peanut...
Via Bears Claws
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: five players on the bubble

These days in Chicago it seems like just about every player is on the bubble. Although, there are five players that really stand out on the bubble. The Chicago Bears signed Bear Pascoe in the offseason and there is a good chance he will be cut from the team. They already have their tight ends in Martellus Bennett, Zach Miller and Dante Rosario. Pascoe has to come in and learn a new...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2014 in a nutshell: After a 3-3 start, the Bears limp to only two victories over the final 11 weeks of what was their worst season since 2004. The culprit? A sloppy, injury-ravaged offense. Why 2015 could be different: According to...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears O-Lineman Kyle Long Getting Ready to Shove Around Some Big Defensive Lineman This Year

When it comes to lifting weights to get ready to play football the big question strength and conditioning coaches are always trying to answer is how to make the lifts and movements more sport specific. For lineman there is certainly one that fits the bill real well--the sled push.After all, these guys do make their living shoving guys around. According to a video he posted last week...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Depth Not an Issue for Chicago Bears Front Seven

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 19: Jeremiah Ratliff #90 and Lamarr Houston #99 of the Chicago Bears sack Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins during the first quarter of the game at Soldier Field on October 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Over the past two seasons, the Chicago Bears defense has been pretty awful. In Marc Trestman’s two years...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston Entering Chicago Bears Camp With a Chip on his Shoulder

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 08: Lamarr Houston #99 of the Chicago Bears works his way around Allen Barbe #76 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the first quarter of a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) It was an ill-timed, albeit an innocent gesture. But Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston decided to celebrate...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Dan Hampton Says Jay Cuter “Can Have a Fantastic Year”

These days, it seems you can count on one hand the folks who are in Jay Cutler’s corner. However, Hall of Famer and former Chicago defender Dan Hampton is one who stands with the embattled Chicago Bears quarterback. In a recent interview with ChicagoFootball.com, Hampton said he believes that Cutler “can have a fantastic year” in 2015. He further elaborated: “The main thing...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Fantasy football preview

The start of the 2015 NFL season is just beyond the horizon with training camps starting at the end of the month and regular season games beginning in early September. But more importantly for some, a new fantasy football year is also about to begin. Speaking from my own brainwashed mind, I cannot wait. My fantasy football team occupies an unhealthy amount of my time during football...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall opens up about 2014, time spent with Chicago Bears

Former Chicago Bears wideout Brandon Marshall appeared on ESPN 1000’s “Waddle and Silvy” radio show last Friday, and he made some pretty transparent comments ranging from the team’s lack of success while he was there to other topics surrounding the team. When asked about the potential rift between him and quarterback Jay Cutler, Marshall said it simply came down to losing...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald charged with false imprisonment, domestic violence

NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on Thursday was formally charged with domestic violence stemming from an incident in which he allegedly attacked his ex-fiancee back in May. McDonald, who signed with the Chicago Bears earlier this offseason but was promptly released after his latest arrest, is facing charges of felony false imprisonment, misdemeanor domestic violence,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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