Archive for April 2014

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Running Backs

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Running Backs
Much like the backup quarterback spot, the running back depth is lacking right now on the Bears’ roster. Starting running back Matt Forte is entering his seventh season with the Bears. The 28-year-old Tulane product is coming off a sensational 2013 season, where he started all 16 games, rushing for a career-high 1,339 yards on... Read more »

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Quarterbacks

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Quarterbacks
As it stands right now, the Bears have a shaky situation brewing behind starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Jordan Palmer and practice squad man Jerrod Johnson are the two loan arms on the depth chart behind Cutler. Josh McCown did a phenomenal¬†job in spot duty with Cutler out of action last season, but in previous years... Read more »

2014 NFL Schedule Release: Bears Have a Shot at Making a Serious Run

2014 NFL Schedule Release: Bears Have a Shot at Making a Serious Run
Although the Bears didn’t make the playoffs last season, they showed flashes of tremendous potential under first-year head coach Marc Trestman. With the full week-by-week 2014-2015 season schedule finally released things can now be looked at much closer than before. Overall, the Bears rank 15th according to ESPN’s strength of schedule¬†with opponents holding a .496... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Bears Build For The Future With Addition of De La Puente

2014 NFL Off-Season: Bears Build For The Future With Addition of De La Puente
The Bears may be looking to the future with their most recent signing. Center Brian De La Puente agreed to a one-year contract with the Bears on Sunday, a move that reunites him with his former offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer, whom he played for from 2010-2012. Since joining the Saints in October 2010 via the... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Bears Bring Back Versatile Lineman Britton

2014 NFL Off-Season: Bears Bring Back Versatile Lineman Britton
The Bears added depth to their already deep offensive line on Thursday. Offensive lineman Eben Britton re-signed with the Bears on a one-year deal after excelling as a swing tackle in his first season in Chicago. The contract is likely a slight pay raise from his veteran minimum ($715,000) salary a season ago. The 26-year-old... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback
The Bears have been in this predicament before; without a true backup quarterback. Under current general manager Phil Emery however, the No. 2 quarterback has been better than in year’s past. Jason Campbell and Josh McCown both served as solid backups respectively the past two seasons behind Jay Cutler. McCown obviously cashed in more on... Read more »
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