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Let’s Meet the New Chicago Bear Coaches

Meet the new members of the Chicago Bears’ coaching staff. The Chicago Bears recently hired three new coaches.  Each was an interesting hire for a variety of reasons.  Here are their respective names and titles: Brandon Staley – Outside Linebackers (OLB) Coach Zach Azzanni – Receivers Coach Derius Swinton – Special Teams Assistant First of […] Let’s Meet the New Chicago...
Via Bears Goggles On
7 hours ago

The Chicago Bears lone bright spot: Jordan Howard

The Chicago Bears were criticized for not choosing a quarterback in the 2016 draft. They had three picks in the fourth round and could have selected Pro Bowl quarterback Dak Prescott with any of them. Instead, they chose Nick Kwiatkoski, Deon Bush and Deiondre Hall. Although these players still have plenty of time to develop, they will most likely not elevate the franchise in the...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler said to be considering retirement

Amid rumors regarding what the Chicago Bears are going to do with Jay Cutler, reports suggest the quarterback may make speculation concerning his NFL future a moot point.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Wednesday on “NFL Total Access” the 33-year-old Cutler may be considering retirement.“(He’s) one of several veterans who are still considering whether they want to play,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears add Azzanni, Staley, Swinton II to coaching staff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears hired three assistants on Wednesday, bringing in Zach Azzanni as receivers coach, Brandon Staley as outside linebackers coach and Derius Swinton II as assistant special teams coach. Azzanni, who replaces Curtis Johnson, was the University of Tennessee's wide receivers coach for the last four seasons. He previously worked at Bowling Green...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears hire Azzanni as receivers coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Chicago Bears have hired University of Tennessee receivers coach and passing game coordinator Zach Azzanni as their receivers coach. Tennessee announced Wednesday that Azzanni accepted the job on John Fox's staff in Chicago. Azzanni had been Tennessee's wide receivers coach for the last four seasons. He previously worked at Bowling Green (2001-06), Central...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears likely to cut Cutler, focus on trading for Garoppolo

The Chicago Bears would love to trade quarterback Jay Cutler this offseason, and I would like to make $1 million by the end of the week. According to one report, the former is about as likely as the latter.While the Bears have all but committed to getting rid of Cutler, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports said this week that is is a “virtual certainty” that they will not be able to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears looking to trade Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears are finally looking to deal Jay Cutler and are seeking trade partners, according to a report.ESPNs Jeff Darlington reports the news on the Bears looking to trade Cutler. Cutler turns 34 at the end of April and is under contract through 2020, though he is owed no more guaranteed money. He has been the Bears’ quarterback since 2009, but he only played in five games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Cardinals be targeting Jay Cutler?

The Arizona Cardinals may just be the next team to try and mold Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler into their field general.In his weekly column for  The MMQB, Peter King presented the logic for a potential Cutler-Bruce Arians hookup.“Name the counter-culture coach who likes to take shots on guys hated by lots of down-the-middle coaches and GMs, who is the biggest proponent...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft targets: Jonathan Allen

It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears desperately need help at the quarterback position and in the secondary, but the team’s need for a more efficient pass rush may have flown under-the-radar. This past season, the Bears top two pass rushers outside linebacker Willie Young and defensive end Akiem Hicks) combined for just 14.5 sacks, one whole sack less than the league’s leader...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers may pursue Brian Hoyer, Matt Schaub

The San Francisco 49ers have been mentioned as having interest in Matt Schaub, and another quarterback potentially in the mix for them is Brian Hoyer.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows, who is a plugged-in 49ers reporter, hosted a Q&A earlier this week and was asked about San Francisco’s short-term plans for a QB.In his response, Barrows said he expects new head coach Kyle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign OL Eric Kush to 2-year contract

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed offensive lineman Eric Kush to a two-year contract. Kush made a career-high four starts and played in eight games for Chicago last season. He has appeared in 18 games with five starts for the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-14), St. Louis Rams (2015) and Bears (2016). He has also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2015) and...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agent Targets: AJ Bouye

There are two things that even the most occasional NFL watchers can tell you: the Chicago Bears need a new quarterback, and they need help in the secondary. They will be looking to solve at least one of those problems, if not both, through the draft. However, they can’t simply rely on rookies to come in and immediately improve the situation, so who do they target in free agency...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles expected to chase Alshon Jeffery in free agency

Despite Carson Wentz throwing for more than 3,700 yards last season, the Philadelphia Eagles’ leading receiver was a tight end.The Eagles hope to change that by possibly signing the best free-agent wide receiver on the market. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that Philadelphia is expected to “be in on” Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.The former Pro Bowl selection...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears’ Kyle Long explains funny reason he prefers Obama White House over Trump

You’ve got to love Chicago Bears’ offensive lineman Kyle Long, who’s (likely) nowhere near winning the Super Bowl with his current franchise. That doesn’t stop him from daydreaming about it on Twitter, though.More specifically, Long went on a short Twitter spree about visiting (or not visiting) the White House as a Super Bowl Champion and how if he was to win a Super Bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher taking hair restoration clinic to court over use of his name and likeness

Brian Urlacher and his relatively newfound head of hair are taking a hair restoration clinic to court over the use of his likeness. In a lawsuit filed in Florida this week, Urlacher claims a hair restoration clinic used his likeness despite the former Chicago Bears linebacker never agreeing to an endorsement deal of any kind. Urlacher has an endorsement deal with Restore Hair that...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFLPA will tell free agents not to sign with the Bears in new bill passes in Illinois

The Chicago Bears could be on the verge of becoming the least popular free agent destination in the NFL.NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told 670 the Score on Saturday that if the Illinois state legislature passes a bill taking away workers’ compensation benefits from former athletes over the age of 35, the union will recommend free agents avoid Chicago...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Long threw up 30 times in one night following surgery

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long is an important part of the long-term plan for the franchise. However, this offseason is largely going to be spent rehabbing a pair of surgeries. The first actually happened during the season, after he got rolled up back in early December. It resulted in a surgery that repaired just about everything inside his ankle, per Howie Long in the...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Football Focus names Melvin Ingram as NFL’s top 2017 free agent

An underrated edge rusher from the recently relocated Los Angeles Chargers has been named the top 2017 free agent by Pro Football Focus.Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who produced 8.5 sacks for the Chargers in 2016, topped PFF’s list of “likely” free agents, an important designation this time of year. Not included in the list were players such as Pittsburgh Steelers running...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Chicago Bears

Dating back to their founding in 1919 as the Decatur Staleys before relocating in 1921, the Chicago Bears have had 18 coaches in NFL franchise history. This storied list includes one Hall of Fame coaches who had multiple stints with the team, two Hall of Fame players, and one Super Bowl winner. How many of the leaders of the Bears can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: On two occasions...
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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