2018 will be the year of Jordan Howard

2018 will be the year of Jordan Howard
It remains to be seen what Year 3 will bring for Bears’ running back Jordan Howard. First-year head coach Matt Nagy loves to run the ball, but versatile back/pass catcher Tarik Cohen will be on the field a ton in his second season in the NFL. The 23-year-old Howard has averaged 1,217 rushing yards in... Read more »

Undrafted Free Agent Tracker, Chicago Bears Edition

Undrafted Free Agent Tracker, Chicago Bears Edition
The third day of the 2018 NFL Draft concluded late Saturday and teams made efforts to sign undrafted free agents right away. Here is a tracker of the Bears’ undrafted free agent additions reported by both the Sun-Times and Tribune. More rookies to compete for roster spots this summer. RB Ryan Nall (Oregon State) A... Read more »

2018 NFL Draft: Fitts and Wims with the final two picks on Day 3

2018 NFL Draft: Fitts and Wims with the final two picks on Day 3
The first three picks for the Bears on Saturday all had the same theme, defense. Linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe (Western Kentucky) was the selection in Round 4 while defensive tackle Bilal Nichols (Delaware) was taken in the Round 5. Then in the Round 6, defense continued with the addition of defensive end Kylie Fitts at No.... Read more »
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2018 NFL Draft: The defensive theme continues with DL Bilal Nichols in Round 5

2018 NFL Draft: The defensive theme continues with DL Bilal Nichols in Round 5
Vic Fangio is really convincing Ryan Pace of loading up this defense. During Saturday’s final day of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Bears took defensive lineman Bilal Nichols from Delaware at No. 145 overall. The 6’4″, 306-pounder totaled 10.5 sacks over the last two seasons as a full-time starter. Nichols played in a 3-4 defense... Read more »

2018 NFL Draft: More linebacker help comes at No. 115 with Joel Iyiegbuniwe

2018 NFL Draft: More linebacker help comes at No. 115 with Joel Iyiegbuniwe
The Bears’ linebacker room continues to add young potential. On Saturday afternoon, Western Kentucky linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe (ee-yay-boo-nee-way) was the latest addition to the Bears at pick No. 115. He joins No. 8 pick Roquan Smith as the second linebacker added this week. At 6’1″, 229 lbs., Iyiegbuniwe known as Iggy will be part of... Read more »

2018 NFL Draft: Wide receiver help comes via trade in Anthony Miller at No. 51

2018 NFL Draft: Wide receiver help comes via trade in Anthony Miller at No. 51
A trade down was inevitable since the Bears held two fourth round picks in this year’s draft. At No. 51 overall, the Bears gave up pick No. 105 and a 2019 second rounder to New England to take wide receiver Anthony Miller on Thursday night. A former walk-on at Memphis, Miller totaled 37 receiving touchdowns... Read more »
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2018 NFL Draft: Round 2 goes the way of guard/center in James Daniels

2018 NFL Draft: Round 2 goes the way of guard/center in James Daniels
When the Bears declined the option to pick up Josh Sitton’s contract for 2018 back in February, it was clear another starter along the offensive line was needed. The Bears added a player to build around in Iowa guard/center James Daniels at pick No. 39 on Friday night. Daniels, a 6’3″, 306-pounder started 25 games... Read more »

2018 NFL Draft: Bears stay put and add reliable LB Roquan Smith in Round 1

2018 NFL Draft: Bears stay put and add reliable LB Roquan Smith in Round 1
A trade down could have been in the works, but Bears general manager Ryan Pace kept the No. 8 selection in his possession to take Georgia inside linebacker Roquan Smith on Thursday night. In his fourth NFL Draft as the team’s general manager and first alongside new head coach Matt Nagy, Pace made Smith the... Read more »

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Chicago Bears Edition 2.0

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Chicago Bears Edition 2.0
We are seven days away from the start of the 2018 NFL Draft. Voluntary veteran minicamp took place this week and it was nice to see the Bears progressing already. General manager Ryan Pace and first-year head coach Matt Nagy were awfully busy in the free agent period signing wide receiver’s Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel, quarterbacks Chase... Read more »
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PODCAST: Breaking down the Bears' decision to let Cameron Meredith walk

PODCAST: Breaking down the Bears' decision to let Cameron Meredith walk
On Wednesday, the Bears chose not to match, the two-year, $9.6 million ($5.4 million guaranteed) offer for wide receiver Cameron Meredith, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. An unknown when he signed with the Bears out of Illinois State as an undrafted free agent in 2015, the 25-year-old heads to New Orleans to catch passes from future... Read more »