Archive for August 2014

Final Cuts: Taking A Look At All 17 Cuts The Bears Made To Form The 53-Man Roster

Final Cuts: Taking A Look At All 17 Cuts The Bears Made To Form The 53-Man Roster
Saturday was doomsday for many NFL players as the official deadline for team’s to trim their rosters down to 53 came to fruition. A whopping 704 players were either released or waived with the regular season now only five days away. The Bears’ 17 cuts included a couple of surprises, but mostly it was what... Read more »

Who's In, Who's Out: Assessing Early Cuts and Predicting The Bears' 53-Man Roster

Who's In, Who's Out: Assessing Early Cuts and Predicting The Bears' 53-Man Roster
The Bears left Cleveland late Thursday night and on Friday they already started the process of trimming down their roster. However, they don’t officially need to get down to 53 players until Saturday’s 3 p.m. CT deadline. Among the first batch of cuts made by the Bears on Friday were running back Jordan Lynch, wide... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Finale Against Johnny Manziel and The Browns

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Finale Against Johnny Manziel and The Browns
Perhaps the biggest hype surrounding a quarterback in the NFL since Tim Tebow’s arrival in Denver in 2010 is Johnny Manziel. The Bears will catch a glimpse of “Johnny Football” in the preseason finale on Thursday. The Browns’ future star in the making, Manziel, is the backup to veteran Brian Hoyer after a highly debated... Read more »
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The Bears Still Have Plenty Of Figuring Out To Do In Terms Of Depth and Key Roles

The Bears Still Have Plenty Of Figuring Out To Do In Terms Of Depth and Key Roles
Chicago is a city with high expectations for every sports team in town, especially the beloved Bears. Since the transition began last off-season with Marc Trestman taking over the ropes as the head coach, the hype and excitement has increased tremendously. After an off-season highlighted by the re-signing of quarterback Jay Cutler and additions of... Read more »

2014 NFL Preseason: Who Will Be The Bears' Kick Returner?

2014 NFL Preseason: Who Will Be The Bears' Kick Returner?
Arguably the greatest returner of all-time, Devin Hester was not re-signed this off-season by the Bears. Now the team is stuck in a situation that they never wanted, being without a bonafide return man. Eric Weems and Michael Ford both were given chances to earn the gig this preseason, but failed and were released in... Read more »

Adrian Wilson, Nate Collins and Michael Ford All Victims of First Cuts

Adrian Wilson, Nate Collins and Michael Ford All Victims of First Cuts
The Bears don’t need to make initial cuts until Tuesday, but on Saturday they decided to let 12 players go; cutting their roster down to 78 in the process. Safety Adrian Wilson, defensive tackle Nate Collins, running back/returner Michael Ford were the biggest names released, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs. While quarterback Jordan Palmer,... Read more »
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Luckily It's The Preseason, But Bears Need To Get Their Act Together Quick

Luckily It's The Preseason, But Bears Need To Get Their Act Together Quick
The preseason is there for players to earn valuable reps and get into a rhythm with their respective units, but the Bears found no such luck on Friday night in Seattle. The first-team offense totaled only 163 yards and 10 first downs with three punts on four first-half possessions. Plagued by seven combined drops by starters... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle
The loudest stadium in the NFL, CenturyLink Field will serve as “The Dress Rehearsal” for the Bears on Friday night. Game three of the preseason is where the starters see the most action, so that means Jay Cutler and the first-team offense will play the entire first half. Lance Briggs and the defensive starters around... Read more »

Jimmy Clausen Not Jordan Palmer Should Be Cutler's Backup and Here's Why

Jimmy Clausen Not Jordan Palmer Should Be Cutler's Backup and Here's Why
The Bears don’t have Josh McCown anymore as a security blanket and they don’t have things figured out regarding the No. 2 quarterback spot just yet. However, there is one big difference between Jimmy Clausen and Jordan Palmer, potential. Yes, Clausen struggled in his one season as an NFL starter, but the former second-round pick... Read more »
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Tim Shaw's Announcement Regarding His Fight With ALS Was Very Brave

Tim Shaw's Announcement Regarding His Fight With ALS Was Very Brave
Tim Shaw made an impact everywhere he went in the NFL. The 30-year-old Penn State product revealed on Tuesday via the Tennessee Titans team website that he’s currently battling ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative disease at the center of the viral ice bucket challenge. ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is one of the worst... Read more »