Category: Interviews

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie FB Freddie Stevenson

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie FB Freddie Stevenson
The fullback position may be viewed as a dying breed in the NFL, but for the Chicago Bears, they clearly value lead blockers. Three-year veteran Michael Burton and rookie Freddie Stevenson are battling it out for a spot on the 53-man roster. For Stevenson, an undrafted rookie from Florida State, he’s loaded with experience. The... Read more »

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie WR Tanner Gentry

Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie WR Tanner Gentry
It was between Baltimore and Chicago for undrafted rookie Tanner Gentry after the seventh round completed in Saturday’s NFL Draft. The Wyoming wide receiver says he was waiting patiently at his parent’s house in Denver, Colo. right when he got the call from both teams. Gentry’s agent Ken Sarnoff of Players Rep Sports Management was... Read more »

Former Bears LB Otis Wilson Predicts Season Ahead and More

Former Bears LB Otis Wilson Predicts Season Ahead and More
A Super Bowl champion stopped by the campus of Olivet Nazarene University this week. Linebacker Otis Wilson, who spent eight of his nine seasons donning a Bears uniform from 1980-87 came by Bourbonnais on Wednesday. He partnered with the NFL Network for the Fan Zone Experience where he met with fans and media members for... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie WR Kieren Duncan

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears undrafted rookie WR Kieren Duncan
Speed is something that every team craves and every player wants to have on their side. Undrafted rookie wide receiver Kieren Duncan is blazing fast and is out to prove that he is more than a one-trick pony. Signed by the Bears nearly one month ago on May 15, the Colorado State-Pueblo product brings an... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie QB Dalyn Williams

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie QB Dalyn Williams
Dalyn Williams isn’t the biggest guy out on the field, but he has a huge heart and that is something he calls a huge asset. The former Dartmouth quarterback signed with the Bears on Thursday after Matt Blanchard was released. Williams practiced with the Bears on Thursday, the second to last day of OTA’s. He... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie CB Kevin Peterson

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie CB Kevin Peterson
The first thing Kevin Peterson told Bears’ defensive backs coach Ed Donatell when they officially signed him Saturday night was that they are getting a whole new animal. The Oklahoma State cornerback went undrafted which was disappointing for him, but he’s ready to prove himself with the Bears. Sitting in his parent’s home in Wagoner,... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie OL Dan Buchholz

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie OL Dan Buchholz
Just five minutes after the final round of the NFL Draft ended on Saturday night, Duquesne offensive lineman Dan Buchholz got the call he had been waiting for quite some time. College scouting director Bobby Macedo informed Buchholz that he was going to a member of the Chicago Bears. He recalled that the whole day... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie LB Roy Robertson-Harris

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie LB Roy Robertson-Harris
Ever since Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs left the Bears, the defense in Chicago hasn’t acted like Monsters of the Midway, but things are looking up in 2016. Priority undrafted free agent UTEP’s Roy Robertson-Harris and No. 9 overall pick Georgia’s Leonard Floyd are two big outside backers standing at 6’6”. Playing with Floyd is... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: David Bass Talks Confidence Level, Fireworks Incident, Brandon Marshall and Much More

Exclusive Interview: David Bass Talks Confidence Level, Fireworks Incident, Brandon Marshall and Much More
Entering his third NFL season, Bears outside linebacker David Bass knows that nothing in the NFL is guaranteed and he can’t take anything for granted. Right after Bass finished speaking to a group of kids at a camp in the Chicago area on Wednesday, he was kind enough to hop on the phone to talk... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview: New Bears Linebacker Sam Acho Embraces The Underdog Role

Exclusive Interview: New Bears Linebacker Sam Acho Embraces The Underdog Role
Even though he’s only been in Chicago since Sunday night, Sam Acho feels at home within the Bears organization. The 26-year-old outside linebacker signed a one-year deal on April 1. He arrives in Chicago after four seasons in Arizona where he recorded 124 tackles, 13 sacks, seven forced fumbles and three interceptions over 51 games. A... Read more »