Archive for June 2015

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Tight Ends

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Tight Ends
Outside of starter Martellus Bennett no other Bears tight end caught a touchdown pass in 2014. Bennett totaled six touchdowns, which was third most among Bears pass catchers last season along with 90 catches and 916 yards. He accounted for 43 first downs, which ranked second most behind wide receiver Alshon Jeffery’s 60. To say... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Offensive Line

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Offensive Line
A year after ranking fourth in sacks allowed with 30 in 2013, injuries took a toll on the Bears’ offensive line as they finished 19th  in that same category with 41. Four of the five starters from the last two seasons are back on the line. The lone spot has been taken by veteran center... Read more »

The Bears Add Veteran Daniel Thomas To Crowded Backfield

The Bears Add Veteran Daniel Thomas To Crowded Backfield
After earning an invite to the Bears’ three-day mandatory minicamp on a tryout basis, running back Daniel Thomas signed a one-year deal on Thursday. This is according to Sun Sentinel writer Omar Kelly. The fifth-year pro appeared in 52 games making three starts over the last four seasons with Miami. Thomas totaled 409 carries for... Read more »
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Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Defensive Line

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Defensive Line
The Bears currently have only nine defensive linemen on their roster, but clearly defensive coordinator Vic Fangio isn’t worried. Even after the release of troubled Ray McDonald late last month, the Bears haven’t added any new faces to the position. A big reason why is the fact that five players listed at linebacker (Jared Allen,... Read more »

He's Back: Martellus Bennett Reportedly Will Take Part In Mandatory Minicamp On Tuesday

He's Back: Martellus Bennett Reportedly Will Take Part In Mandatory Minicamp On Tuesday
Tight end Martellus Bennett had been searching for a new contract this off-season, but the Bears weren’t giving him one. Now he’s reportedly caved. According to Dan Wiederer of the Tribune, Bennett was at Halas Hall on Monday for a physical and is expected to take part in a three-day mandatory minicamp beginning on Tuesday.... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Linebackers

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Linebackers
Much like the cornerback group that saw longtime Bear Charles Tillman depart this off-season, the linebacker unit will be without Lance Briggs, who spent the last 12 years alongside Tillman. Here’s an Inside Look at the current Bears linebackers in the third installment of this series. You can read the stories on the Bears safeties and the Bears... Read more »
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Cornerback Tracy Porter Reunites With Pace and Fox In Chicago

Cornerback Tracy Porter Reunites With Pace and Fox In Chicago
On Sunday, I noted that the Bears depth at cornerback wasn’t as deep as it could be. Well, just a day later general manager Ryan Pace changed that with the signing of Tracy Porter. The 28-year-old veteran signed a one-year deal with the Bears becoming the 11th cornerback on the roster currently. He takes the... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Cornerbacks

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Cornerbacks
After 12 seasons as ‘the guy’ in the cornerback room for the Bears, Charles Tillman is no longer there. Second-year Kyle Fuller and veteran Tim Jennings are the top two guys at cornerback. Free agent addition Alan Ball came over in free agency, while Demontre Hurst, Al-Louis Jean and Sherrick McManis all have chances to... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Safeties

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Safeties
The Chicago Bears haven’t had a formidable safety unit since the 2006-07 NFC Championship season when they had Mike Brown, Chris Harris, Danieal Manning and Todd Johnson. Here’s an Inside Look at the current Bears safety group in the first installment of this series. This is the first of 10 off-season stories going in-depth on each position... Read more »
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