Archive for August 2016

The Bears bring Kevin Peterson back to fill 75-man roster

The Bears bring Kevin Peterson back to fill 75-man roster
After the Bears claimed cornerback K’Waun Williams off waivers on Tuesday the team let go of undrafted rookie cornerback Kevin Peterson. However, Williams failed his physical on Wednesday afternoon and the Bears re-signed Peterson to fill the final spot on the 75-man roster. He told me that he’s in Cleveland with the team preparing for... Read more »

5 Players To Watch: Bears' preseason finale in Cleveland

5 Players To Watch: Bears' preseason finale in Cleveland
The Bears head to Cleveland to battle the Browns in the preseason finale on Thursday night. Typically teams sit their first-team units, but Cleveland head coach Hue Jackson is planning on playing some of his top guys early on. John Fox and the Bears, they will most likely be going the safe route especially at... Read more »

Bears Practice Report: Long, Porter and Jones-Quartey headline non-participants

Bears Practice Report: Long, Porter and Jones-Quartey headline non-participants
The Bears held their last preseason practice on Tuesday at Halas Hall as they prepare for the finale in Cleveland on Thursday. Right guard Kyle Long (shoulder), cornerback Tracy Porter (concussion protocol), linebacker Danny Trevathan and safety Harold Jones-Quartey (illness) led the big four that were held out. Cornerbacks Kyle Fuller (knee) and Bryce Callahan... Read more »
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Bears Practice Report: Zach Miller and Eddie Royal are a full go

Bears Practice Report: Zach Miller and Eddie Royal are a full go
The Bears received some good news on Monday at Halas Hall. Tight end Zach Miller and wide receiver Eddie Royal both returned to full contact after working their way back from concussions. Miller hadn’t been 100 percent healthy since July 31. Strangely enough, Royal suffered a concussion just a day after Miller on Aug. 1.... Read more »

Chicago Bears cuts tracker: Getting down to 75 players

Chicago Bears cuts tracker: Getting down to 75 players
All 32 NFL teams must trim their rosters down to 75 players by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline. The Bears among many other franchises started to get rid of guys on Sunday. Let’s look at the Bears’ moves in the order that they came in. – Fullback Darrel Young, per Tribune’s Rich Campbell (11:28 a.m.... Read more »

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 9: Recap of Bears' preseason clash with Chiefs

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 9: Recap of Bears' preseason clash with Chiefs
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen/stream the show in the attached link here Unnecessary Roughness Episode 9 or Spreaker. It will be up on iTunes later, so make sure to subscribe (link here). Episode 9 Summary: Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) and Eli Hershkovich (@EliHershkovich) discuss the Bears’ 23-7 loss to the Chiefs in... Read more »
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Very little to like in Bears' 23-7 loss to the Chiefs in the 'dress rehearsal'

Very little to like in Bears' 23-7 loss to the Chiefs in the 'dress rehearsal'
Talk about a tough afternoon. The Bears had one of those on Saturday in a 23-7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field. With the Bears’ regular season opener 15 days away, the offense played very poorly as the defense had to do everything in its power to keep the game close. Yes,... Read more »

The Third Phase: Kicking the Bears to Success

The Third Phase: Kicking the Bears to Success
Written by Joe Tidei/Special to Bears Backer January 14th, 2007. It was a frigid Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field as the Bears took on the Seahawks in the divisional playoffs. Robbie Gould tied the game late in the 4th quarter and had a chance from 49 yards out in overtime to send the Bears to... Read more »

5 players to watch in the Bears' dress rehearsal against the Chiefs

5 players to watch in the Bears' dress rehearsal against the Chiefs
Typically the third preseason game is where most of an NFL team’s starters play, but the Bears are a little nicked up at the moment. After staying competitive with the AFC East elite New England Patriots last week, the Bears will play host to a third straight AFC playoff team from a season ago, the... Read more »
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NFC North Roundtable: Jordy's health, Bridgewater's confidence, Bears youth & Lions new No. 1 WR

NFC North Roundtable: Jordy's health, Bridgewater's confidence, Bears youth & Lions new No. 1 WR
The NFL regular season is 13 days away with the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos hosting runner-up Carolina. In the Chicago Bears’ division there is a ton of rivalry and competition between the four NFC North teams. Green Bay is always a contender with Aaron Rodgers under center, Minnesota won’t go away without a fight... Read more »