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Not re-signing Matt Forte will come back to haunt the Bears

Not re-signing Matt Forte will come back to haunt the Bears
The Chicago Bears are going to be without their star running back from the past eight years in 2016 and that’s by choice. On Friday morning, Matt Forte took to his Instagram account to inform Bears fans that he won’t be returning to the team. The 30-year-old is an unrestricted free agent this off-season and... Read more »

Bears' quarterback Jay Cutler makes a mean pizza pie

Bears' quarterback Jay Cutler makes a mean pizza pie
The season may be over for the Chicago Bears, but that doesn’t stop certain players from working hard even when they don’t have to. Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler is often ridiculed for his sad faces and angry moments on the football field, but coming off a 2015 campaign where he posted 21 touchdowns and just... Read more »

Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off

Week 7 NFC North Preview: With Packers and Bears Idle, Vikings-Lions Square Off
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are off this week, so it’s fitting that the two other teams from the NFC North will play against one another on Sunday. The Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions will battle at Ford Field. Green Bay (6-0) is enjoying their off week while the Bears (2-4) have plenty... Read more »
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Jeremiah Ratliff Shown The Door After Beef With GM Ryan Pace

Jeremiah Ratliff Shown The Door After Beef With GM Ryan Pace
The Chicago Bears parted ways with one of their top defensive linemen on Thursday. 34-year-old Jeremiah Ratliff was released after an “isolated incident” and then a verbal exchange with first-year general manager Ryan Pace on Wednesday at Halas Hall, per Sun-Times insider Adam Jahns. Seventh-year defensive lineman Ziggy Hood was signed in a corresponding move.... Read more »

With Will Montgomery Out For The Season, Bears Adjust Roster and Practice Squad

With Will Montgomery Out For The Season, Bears Adjust Roster and Practice Squad
Starting center Will Montgomery was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday as it was announced he needed surgery to repair the broken left fibula in his left leg. That means it will be either veteran Matt Slauson or rookie Hroniss Grasu at center this week in Kansas City. With that, the Bears had a... Read more »

Jay Cutler Avoids Serious Injury, But His Status For Week 3 Is Unknown

Jay Cutler Avoids Serious Injury, But His Status For Week 3 Is Unknown
Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler appears to have avoided serious injury. At least for now. After going under an MRI on Monday and a series of tests that head coach John Fox said he wouldn’t get into, it was revealed that Cutler suffered a strained hamstring from Sunday’s 48-23 loss to Arizona. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported... Read more »
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Top Three Bears' Receivers Could Be Back For Season Opener

Top Three Bears' Receivers Could Be Back For Season Opener
The Bears may be receiving some good news right before they square off against division rival Green Bay in the season opener Sunday. The team’s top three wide receivers: Alshon Jeffery, Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson all appear to be on track to play against the Packers. Jeffery didn’t participate in the portion of practice... Read more »

The Bears Waive Jordan Mills Among Moves On Sunday

The Bears Waive Jordan Mills Among Moves On Sunday
After trimming their roster down from 75 to 53 on Saturday, the Bears had more work to take care of on Sunday. Third-year tackle Jordan Mills being waived was the headline move by the Bears, per Pro Football Talk. Mills, a 2013 fifth round selection out of started 29 games at right tackle in two... Read more »

Chicago Bears' Final Cut Tracker

Chicago Bears' Final Cut Tracker
The Bears have to trim their roster down to 53 players by Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m CT deadline. That means they will have to make 22 cuts. On Sunday, the claiming period ends at 12 p.m. ET/11 a.m. CT. After that, the practice squad can be formed starting at 1 p.m ET/12 p.m. CT.... Read more »
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The Bears Swap Quarterbacks and Reach 75-Man Roster Limit With IR Move

The Bears Swap Quarterbacks and Reach 75-Man Roster Limit With IR Move
On Tuesday, the Bears swapped a pair of quarterbacks and placed one core special teamer on season-ending injured reserve. They are officially down to 75 players and by Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline they will have to reach the 53-man roster limit. The first move made on Tuesday was the claiming of third-year quarterback Zac... Read more »