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Bears Hire Saints Director of Player Personnel Ryan Pace as General Manager
January 8th, 2015 at 3:16 PM
On Thursday, the Chicago Bears finally found their next general manager to run the team heading into the future. ***PHOTO1*** The Bears announced that they have hired New Orleans Saints director of player personnel Ryan Pace to take over as their next general manager for the 2015 season. Pace spent the last 14...

Monday Roundup: Chicago Bears Make Cuts/ Injury Updates
August 26th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
Two important Chicago Bears remain sidelined, as defensive tackle Henry Melton and wide receiver Earl Bennett were once again forced to watch practice Monday, according to ESPNChicago.com. ***PHOTO1*** Both players were spotted at the team's Monday workout, but neither were on the field.  The duo are still battling lingering concussion symptoms, and can't...

“Iron” Mike Ditka on Hand at Tuesday’s Chicago Bears’ Practice
August 20th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** A familiar face was roaming the sidelines at Chicago Bears' practice Tuesday.  Legendary former head coach Mike Ditka was on hand, as a guest of none other than new coach Marc Trestman. The Bears official twitter account tweeted a photo Tuesday afternoon.  Ditka hasn't been seen at practice for more than...

Lovie Smith’s Tenure as Chicago Bears Head Coach Should Be Remembered for Positives
January 18th, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Lovie Smith. The head coach whose offense always ranked towards the bottom end of the NFL. The head coach driven out of town after the Chicago Bears failed to miss the playoffs after starting the 2012 season 7-1. ***PHOTO1*** But wait a second here….isn’t this the same Lovie Smith that lead...

Chicago Bears Fire Every Offensive Coach
January 17th, 2013 at 9:57 PM
***PHOTO2*** Marc Trestman is looking for a fresh start with the Chicago Bears. Every coach on the offensive side of the football has been let go since the hiring of Trestman as the team's 14th head coach in its history. ***PHOTO1*** The offense was terrible for Chicago this year, at times looking lost as...

Rod Marinelli Won’t Return as Defensive Coordinator for Chicago Bears
January 17th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
***VIDEO1*** While Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery was searching for a new head coach for the team, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wasn't even a candidate. When he hired Marc Trestman as head coach, the move put Marinelli's fate with the team in jeopardy, so he took matters into his own hands...

Chicago Bears Hire Marc Trestman to Replace Lovie Smith
January 16th, 2013 at 10:40 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears closed their search for the 14th head coach in team history by making the decision to hire Montreal Alouettes' Marc Trestman in the wee hours of the morning. Bears general manager Phil Emery decided on Trestman after an exhausting interviewing process that included 12 known candidates for the...

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery Squashes Plaxico Burress Rumors
October 11th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday that he's happy with the teams' current group of wide receivers. Pretty much, Emery all but officially said the team isn't interested in the services of free agent Plaxico Burress, who said he wanted to join the Bears. The report came about following...

Plaxico Burress Wants to Join the Chicago Bears
October 10th, 2012 at 7:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** If the Chicago Bears are searching the free agent market for a replacement wide receiver while Alshon Jeffery is out with a fractured hand, veteran Plaxico Burress has made it clear that he wants to be a Bear, saying he'd be honored to receive a phone call from the team. "For...

Chicago Bears Finalize 53-Man Roster: Carry 2 Quarterbacks
September 1st, 2012 at 11:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** For those who have missed it, the Chicago Bears have officially announced their 53-man roster for the 2012/13 season. What some are calling the biggest surprise, the Bears have decided to only keep two quarterbacks. However, it's actually a smart move. There was no need to Chicago to waste a roster spot...

J’Marcus Webb or Chris Williams to the Trade Block?
August 30th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
With the Chicago Bears gearing up for their final game of the preseason, expect the phone lines in the general manager's office to be busy. Around this time, usually every team is more apt to make a deal for depth players as teams try to narrow their rosters down to 53...

Updating the Chicago Bears LT Situation
August 7th, 2012 at 7:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have officially unveiled their first depth chart in preparation for Thursday night's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos. In no surprise to anyone surrounding the Bears, J'Marcus Webb was slotted as the team's starter at left tackle. New offensive coordinator Mike Tice prefers a team where the offensive...

Chicago Bears’ Lovie Smith Safe Through 2012
July 28th, 2012 at 2:46 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey said on Friday that Lovie Smith would be the head coach for the Chicago Bears in 2012, and new general manager Phil Emery would have the freedom to make a change at season's end. "We told Phil when he came in that Lovie had to be...

Chicago Bears Taking “Big, Big Risk” Should They Allow Urlacher to Test Free Agency
July 26th, 2012 at 1:41 PM
As we commented earlier today, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is in a contract year which means if he doesn't get things sorted out with the Bears before the end of the season, he'll be an unrestricted free agent. Urlacher has said time and time again that he's not even...

Matt Forte Signs Four-Year Extension with Chicago Bears
July 22nd, 2012 at 2:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears ended any thoughts of a holdout when they reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension, with $17.1 million guaranteed. The base amount of the contract is worth $28 million while Forte can earn up to $31.5 million in performance incentives. "I'm proud to be a...

Chicago Bears Latest on Running Back Matt Forte
July 11th, 2012 at 4:18 PM
With NFL training camps set to open in two weeks, all eyes are on the status of Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte. ***PHOTO1*** Forte has until July 16th to sign a franchise-tag tender that would earn him $7.7 million next season. That would amount to more than $7 million he made...

Chicago Bears Sign Running Back Michael Bush
March 22nd, 2012 at 4:08 PM
For the third consecutive year, the Chicago Bears had invested good money to add a No. 2 running back. The latest addition to the Bears backfield is Michael Bush. He signed a four-year contract worth $14 million, with $7 million of it being guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Bush was one of the best running backs...

Chicago Bears Sign Jason Campbell to Be Backup Quarterback
March 13th, 2012 at 4:06 PM
New Chicago Bears general manager Phi Emery made sure the Bears wouldn’t see a repeat of last season by signing Jason Campbell to a one-year deal to backup starter Jay Cutler. ***PHOTO1*** Last season, the Bears stood at 7-3 and poised for a playoff berth before Cutler broke his thumb and missed...