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Bears LB David Bass Making Plays On And Off The Field

Bears third-year linebacker, David Bass, hopes to make an impact on the field this season, but it’s off the field where he’s already impressing his teammates. Bass had just graduated a week earlier after returning to Missouri Western State to finish his Criminal Justice degree in the spring. Now he was at Halas Hall giving a speech on continuing education to his 21 rookie...
Via Sports Mockery
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Chicago Bears offseason transactions

Free-agent signings and transactions during the 2015 offseason for the Chicago Bears. Transactions list provided by ChicagoBears.com: 04/30/2015 - Signed S Malcolm Bronson to a two-year contract 04/23/2015 - Sign TE Bear Pascoe to a one-year contract 04/02/2015 - Sign C Will Montgomery to a one-year contract 04/02/2015 - Terminate the contracts of vested veterans C Roberto Garza...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore is Delusional About Marc Trestman

Marc Trestman plagued Chicago for two years with disappointment. “The Quarterback Whisperer” was supposed to fix Jay Cutler and turn an historic franchise into the ultimate team. Well, we all know how that went: the continuation of the Cutler Curse; strange coaching techniques, ambiguous press conferences, and a personal style taken from the closet of Bill Nye the Science Guy...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Expect the Bears To Go All Out With Jay Cutler This Year

Normally when a new coaching staff comes in, they prefer to take a measured approach in their first season, especially at the quarterback position.  Simplify the offense, run the ball and go for high percentage passing that minimized the risks.  That is the expectation on the surface heading into 2015 that the Chicago Bears have for 32-year old veteran Jay Cutler.  Offensive coordinator...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 Preview: Post Draft Offseason Wrap

With Jay Cutler entering yet another offensive system, the question becomes whether Adam Gase and John Fox can help right the wavering ship that is the Quarterback’s career or whether he’ll falter again, potentially losing his grp on the starting job. As he approaches the new offense, Cutler will be doing so without oft-bff, occasional-distraction Brandon Marshall but with an intriguing...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LB Pernell McPhee tabbed as a 'rising star'

Chicago Bears free agent prize linebacker Pernell McPhee was one of the hottest players available on the market at his position and according to Matt Bowen of the Bleacher Report, he one of this year's 'rising stars.' “McPhee has already played a lot of NFL football as he enters his fifth pro season, but he earned a spot on this list because he will now take on a full-time...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears announce Soldier Field videoboard upgrades

One of America's most historic pro football venues is entering the 2015 NFL season in style, as the Chicago Bears have announced the installation of new videoboards at Soldier Field. The new endzone video boards are 310 percent larger than the old ones and will feature the "highest picture quality in the NFL," according to the team. In addition, the "ribbon panel" along the 300 level...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago's Robbie Gould has minimal experience from new PAT distance

On Tuesday, the NFL passed a new rule that moves extra-point attempts to the 15-yard line, according to Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino. Two-point conversion attempts will remain at the 2-yard line, but defenses are now allowed to return them for a score. A PAT snap from the 15-yard line factors out to be a 33-yard field-goal attempt, so Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears LB David Bass stresses importance of college degree to rookies

Chicago Bears linebacker David Bass spoke to his new teammates at Halas Hall recently, sharing a story about finishing his degree with the team's 21 rookies at a "continuing education seminar," according to the Bears' official website. This spring, Bass returned to Missouri Western State, the school from which the Oakland Raiders selected him in the seventh-round of the 2013 NFL...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bears Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Feely concerned about player safety with new PAT rule

NFL free agent kicker Jay Feely criticized the NFL on Tuesday after owners voted to move extra-point attempts back to the 15-yard line beginning in 2015. Feely, who appeared in four games for the Chicago Bears last season, feels that the rule change is hypocritical in that it dismisses the league’s emphasis on player safety....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is one of only four NFL QBs who has this contract status

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is in a rare club. It may not make Bears fans pretty happy, but with the extension Ryan Tannehill received on Monday, only four NFL QBs are under contract for at least the next six years. QB's now under contract through 2020: Bears Jay Cutler Bengals Andy Dalton 49ers Colin Kaepernick Dolphins Ryan Tannehill — Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 18, 2015...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears come in dead last at No. 32 on USA Today's offseason power rankings

The Chicago Bears cleaned house this offseason from the front office to the field firing general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman. The team replaced them with new general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox and started rebuilding by signing edge rusher Pernell McPhee to a five-year deal with $16 million guaranteed and up to nearly $40 million. However, questions with...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears make front office additions

Following the NFL Draft, Chicago Bears General Manager Ryan Pace is moving on to his next item on the to do list, reshaping the Bears front office. Pace made three hires Friday. The team’s official release is below: The Chicago Bears have hired Joe Douglas as director of college scouting, Anthony  “Champ” Kelly as director of pro scouting and Christopher Prescott as an [...]
Via Bears Claws
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears make scouting hires official

Ryan Pace is quickly building a staff that will mold a competitive team, and they could be on a faster track to that goal than one might think. Chicago Bears poach scouts from Broncos, Ravens Earlier Friday, the Chicago Bears GM hired Anthony “Champ” Kelly as director of pro scouting, Joe Douglas as director of college scouting and Christopher Prescott as an area scout. Kelly...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the Chicago Bears roster for 2015

With the free agent frenzy and draft process coming to a close, teams are finally getting a good idea of how their team will look for the upcoming season. For a team like the Chicago Bears, they needed to add a plethora of good players and coaches to help them bounce back from their disappointing 6-10 2014 campaign. Thankfully for Bears fans, it appears they have done just that by...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

You won’t believe what movie the Chicago Bears new college scouting director was in

The Chicago Bears made some news Friday morning. Ravens lose one of their most trusted voices — National scout Joe Douglas is headed to Chicago to be Bears college scouting director. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 15, 2015 By all measures, Douglas is a great hire. But this is even more amazing. New #Bears college scouting director Joe Douglas appeared in movie The Replacements...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Another NFL Draft expert gave the Chicago Bears a very, very good grade

The Chicago Bears, by most accounts, had a pretty darn good NFL Draft. Add this to the list of good grades. #Bears continue to be praised for draft with http://t.co/fmFgG4H0g0's Bucky Brooks giving them an "A" grade. Link: http://t.co/WYbwwZmmWm — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 12, 2015 Nice! From the chicagobears.com write up: The Bears continue to receive kudos for their...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Analyzing the Chicago Bears by the numbers

The first phase of OTAs is about two weeks away for the Chicago Bears, and they have a multitude of questions that need answers. Taking a look at some of the numbers, the questions loom large with the answers not yet in sight. 8 Martellus Bennett There are officially eight tight ends on the Bears’ roster, which was made official Tuesday with the acquisition of former New York...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler Compares Adam Gase’s Offense to Mike Martz’s

I am not too sure if this was somehow meant to show confidence in new offensive coordinator Adam Gase, but Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler just recently compared his scheme a bit to what Mike Martz ran when he was in the same role in Chicago. He’s worked with a couple different guys. The good thing is, he’s heard a few things that I say,” Gase said, via CSN Chicago. ...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears release LB Khaseem Greene

Continuing to erase the memories of former General Manager Phil Emery’s draft classes, the Chicago Bears released LB Khaseem Greene. He was a fourth-round choice out of Rutgers in 2013. Greene was an undersized backer who earned a reputation in college as a turnover machine, forcing 15 fumbles, an NCAA record while alternating between safety and outside linebacker. However, he...
Via Bears Claws
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No New News on Status of Bears’ TE Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett sat out of the team’s voluntary workouts last month, thanks to a contract dispute that has left him currently without the new deal he desires. That holdout prompted ESPN’s Adam Schefter to report that the Bears had been “entertaining trade offers” for Bennett, adding that Bennett “wants a new contract in Chicago or anywhere.”...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jared Allen have a rebirth this season?

Can Jared Allen have a rebirth this season? According to Kevin Patra of nfl.com, the Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio believes he can. But get this, Fangio feels Jared Allen can have a rebirth at a new position and that is at outside linebacker. Fangio implores a 3-4 and much of the holdovers from the most recent regime are natural 4-3 defensive ends now being looked...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears DC: Jared Allen can have 'rebirth' at linebacker

Jared Allen, it’s time to be born again. Allen was recently the most feared pass-rusher in the NFL, but his production fell off a cliff in his first season with the Chicago Bears last year. New defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, believes Allen is going to have another big year under his guidance in 2015: He did well in the minicamp we...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Add Washington ILB John Timu to the Mix

The Chicago Bears have received heavy praise for their 2015 NFL draft class, but their undrafted free agent (UDFA) class has a special player in it as well. John Timu, an inside linebacker from the University of Washington, can be that hidden gem for this franchise. Every year after the NFL draft, hundreds of players are signed by NFL teams as UDFAs. Most of the time these players...
Via Pro Football Spot
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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