Archive for March 2016

John Fox brings another familiar face to the Bears in the form of DB/KR Omar Bolden

John Fox brings another familiar face to the Bears in the form of DB/KR Omar Bolden
Another day and another former Bronco is reuniting with head coach John Fox in Chicago. On Thursday, the Bears reached an agreement with defensive back/kick returner Omar Bolden on a one-year worth the veteran minimum ($760,000), per Troy Renck of the Denver Post. Renck first reported the interest between Bolden and the Bears on March... Read more »

Bears add more depth and versatility with the signings of Manny Ramirez and Ted Larsen

Bears add more depth and versatility with the signings of Manny Ramirez and Ted Larsen
On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears officially signed guard/center Manny Ramirez while they have reportedly have a deal in place with another guard/center in Ted Larsen. First reported by the Tribune, the 33-year-old Ramirez agreed to a one-year contract with the Bears. In nine seasons, he’s made 65 starts between the three interior spots. Ramirez is... Read more »

Film Review: Bears inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman

Film Review: Bears inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman
A part of the four major signings the Chicago Bears made during free agency, inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman provides instant credibility to this revamped defense. The 29-year-old, who turns 30 in May has 57 starts under his belt in four seasons in the NFL with Indianapolis after coming over from the CFL. The 6’0″, 240... Read more »
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Core special teams linebacker Sam Acho is returning to the Bears

Core special teams linebacker Sam Acho is returning to the Bears
It was just a matter of time before linebacker Sam Acho made his return to the Chicago Bears. On Monday, his agency Sports Trust Advisors¬†announced that Acho is re-signing with the Bears. The 27-year-old Acho earned a one-year contract with the Bears around this team a year ago on April 1. This new contract is... Read more »

Bears re-up with safety Chris Prosinski to strengthen special teams unit

Bears re-up with safety Chris Prosinski to strengthen special teams unit
The Bears re-signed another core special teamer on Friday. Safety Chris Prosinski reached a one-year deal with the Bears to return to the team. Signed by the Bears on September 29 to provide depth and special teams help, Prosinski ended up starting five of 13 games with the Bears, adding 31 tackles, a sack, a... Read more »

Deonte Thompson's return gives the Bears more team speed

Deonte Thompson's return gives the Bears more team speed
The Bears announced the signing of kick returner/wide receiver Deonte Thompson on a one-year deal on Thursday. After declining to extend him a tender offer on March 7 for $1.671 million, the Bears re-signed the 27-year-old to a one-year pact worth a total of $840,00. He’ll earn a base salary of $760,000 and his cap... Read more »
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Bears offer RFA TE Josh Hill a three-year contract

Bears offer RFA TE Josh Hill a three-year contract
Tight end Josh Hill could be the newest member of the Chicago Bears in five days. Well, that is if his current team, the New Orleans Saints don’t match the three-year offer the Bears sent his way. According to the Tribune, the Bears extended a three-year offer worth roughly $2 million per season on Tuesday.... Read more »

Film Review: Bears right tackle Bobby Massie

Film Review: Bears right tackle Bobby Massie
One of the four splash signings the Bears made in the opening of free agency came on the offensive side of the ball in the form of right tackle Bobby Massie. After four seasons in Arizona where he started 46-of-54 games played, the 6’6″, 316-pounder gives the Bears a solid presence on the right side... Read more »

Film Review: Bears ILB Danny Trevathan

Film Review: Bears ILB Danny Trevathan
The Bears went out in free agency and upgraded a very weak position by signing inside linebackers¬†Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman¬†over the last week. Both guys are expected to come in right away and give Vic Fangio’s 3-4 scheme a huge boost. Today, I studied film of Danny Trevathan’s game, specifically the Week 16 overtime... Read more »
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Report: Bears find trade partner for Martellus Bennett in New England

Report: Bears find trade partner for Martellus Bennett in New England
After months of it being well known that Martellus Bennett’s relationship with the Bears had been strained, the team found a trade partner for him in the New England Patriots on Wednesday, per a report from ESPN Insider Adam Schefter. The Bears shipped out a sixth round pick (204th overall) along with Bennett in exchange... Read more »