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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...

Chicago Bears to Interview Former Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan for Head Coaching Vacancy
January 6th, 2015 at 11:15 AM
The Chicago Bears are one of the few teams in the league right now who currently are looking for both a general manager and a head coach heading into the offseason for 2015; the New York Jets are another one. ***PHOTO1*** The Bears are trying to figure out who their next general...

Get Super Bowl XLIX Tickets for up to 90% Off Through TicketScore
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:19 AM
Every NFL fan dreams of seeing their team in the Super Bowl and now you can check that off your bucket list with the help of Ticketscore.com. They have a system in place to get you to the biggest games for a fixed weekly buy-in price; and when your team...

Lance Briggs Practices with Starters, Limited for Chicago Bears
December 18th, 2013 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs practiced with the first team Wednesday, but was limited according to the team.  Briggs has missed two months with a shoulder injury, but head coach Marc Trestman is still hopefull he'll be able to make his return Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. “It’s still day-to-day,” Trestman...

CB Charles Tillman Will Miss Rest of Season for Chicago Bears
December 16th, 2013 at 1:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Charles Tillman will not return for the Chicago Bears this season. The Pro Bowl cornerback was placed on injured reserve with the designation to return, but that won't happen this season as he continues to battle a triceps injury. Head coach Marc Trestman made the announcement Monday.  He told reporters Tillman...

Marc Trestman Happy with Jay Cutler’s Performance Despite Picks
December 16th, 2013 at 1:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** It wasn't always pretty, but Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman's gamble to replace Josh McCown with a healthy Jay Cutler resulted in a Bears' victory.  And as usual, Trestman isn't second guessing the decision. “I don’t look at anything as me having something at stake," Trestman said.  "Every decision we make...

Lance Briggs on Track for Dec. 22nd Return
December 13th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs could be ready to return by Dec. 22nd vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. Briggs fractured his shoulder in late October, and the Bears defense has struggled ever since.  Briggs had 75 tackles and two sacks before getting hurt, and the Bears have had the NFL's worst run...

Jay Cutler to Return for Chicago Bears Vs. Cleveland Browns
December 12th, 2013 at 2:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler will be back under center for the Chicago Bears, Sunday, against the Cleveland Browns.  Head coach Marc Trestman made the announcement Thursday, after Cutler was able to successfully handle first-team reps at Wednesday night's practice. "We plan on him playing, and we plan on him playing well," Trestman said Thursday....

Trestman: Jay Cutler Remains Chicago Bears Starter Despite Strong Play from Josh McCown
December 10th, 2013 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** Josh McCown was outstanding once again Monday night, leading the Chicago Bears to a dominating victory over the Dallas Cowboys. But despite McCown's success, Bears' head coach Marc Trestman says there is no quarterback controversy. "When Jay Cutler is good to go and can have a full week of practice, he'll be our...

Cutler Improving, Still not Ready to Return for Chicago Bears
December 6th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler continues to work at practice, but the Chicago Bears say the quarterback still isn't ready to make a return to game action. Backup Josh McCown will start again in Cutler's place. Cutler sustained a high ankle sprain soon after returning from a different injury in in week 10.  He has...

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery Talks Jay Cutler and Josh McCown Free Agency
December 3rd, 2013 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears G.M. Phil Emery addressed the team's impending free agent quarterbacks today in a chat with fans on chicagobears.com. "We like both Jay and Josh and we'll be working after the season to address both their contract situations. We like both Jay and Josh and we'll be working after the season...

Marc Trestman: Chicago Bears Still in Playoff Hunt
December 2nd, 2013 at 9:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite a thoroughly disappointing overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman isn't giving up on the team's playoff chances. “There are some historical points of view that show that it doesn’t [mean the Bears can't make the playoffs].  We’ve got a long season left. We’ve got...

Matt Forte Misses Chicago Bears Practice Wednesday
November 27th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was held out of practice Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Forte injured his knee Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, but didn't miss any time. Forte rehabbed the injury on Tuesday, and may have been held out of Wednesday's practice as precaution. As of now, Forte is...

Chicago Bears’ Kyle Long Fined for Altercation Vs. St. Louis Rams
November 27th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long was fined $7,875 by the NFL for his role in an altercation between the Bears and St. Louis Rams last Sunday, but if it wasn't for a little brotherly love, it could have been worse. The Chicago Trubune reports, the fine is for a confrontation between Long,...

Slow Start Dooms Chicago Bears in Loss to St. Louis Rams
November 24th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
First the Chicago Bears allowed a 65-yard touchdown to Tavon Austin on the Rams first possession.  Then, a Matt Forte fumble led to a second St. Louis score just seconds later, and the Bears never recovered.  Chicago lost 42-21 in St. Louis, and failed to capitalize on a Detroit Lions...

Chicago Bears’ McClellin Expects to Play Vs. St. Louis Rams
November 21st, 2013 at 7:09 PM
After missing two games with a hamstring injury, bears defensive lineman Shea McClellin is expecting to return Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. “Sitting out is terrible. It's the worst thing. You just want to be out there with the guys helping out, especially if they're not doing too good. It's...

Bears QB Jay Cutler Attends Practice Again Without Cast
November 21st, 2013 at 12:52 PM
After spending last week in a hard cast for his injured ankle, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler appears to have progressed enough in his rehab that he doesn't need it anymore. Cutler was spotted at practice Thursday, once again not wearing the cast.  ESPN.com's Jeff Dickerson tweeted a picture of Cutler: ***PHOTO1*** Despite...

Bears Partner with Red Cross to Help Tornado Victims
November 21st, 2013 at 11:05 AM
The Chicago Bears and the Red Cross are coming together to help victims of the violent storms in Illinois earlier this month. The Bears and Bears Care will auction off game-worn and used equipment from the team's win against the Ravens.  They'll also take donations at www.chicagobears.com/tornadorelief. All donations and proceeds will be...

Chicago Bears Rule Out Cutler, Briggs Vs. St. Louis Rams
November 18th, 2013 at 2:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman told reporters both quarterback Jay Cutler, and linebacker Lance Briggs have been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the St. Louis Rams. "I would rule Jay out for Sunday," Trestman said about Cutler in his Monday press conference.  The Bears' starter was seen wearing a cast...

Chicago Bears Outlast Storm, Baltimore Ravens for Win
November 17th, 2013 at 11:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the most severe November storms in memory tore through the Midwest.  But even that couldn't keep the Chicago Bears from winning their sixth game of the season, 23-20 in overtime, over the Baltimore Ravens, and pulling in to a tie for first place in the NFC North. The game was...