Tag: Alshon Jeffery

AUDIO: Bears Free Agency Update

AUDIO: Bears Free Agency Update
The Bears have signed 17 players here in March, eight new faces and nine guys who played with the team last season. I broke down the team’s free agency so far as general manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox continue to put their plan together on how to turn the franchise around after... Read more »

Alshon Jeffery takes his talents to Philadelphia

Alshon Jeffery takes his talents to Philadelphia
Earlier Thursday, the Bears officially released Jay Cutler and once the new league year opened up the team’s longest-tenured player chose to sign elsewhere. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery signed a one-year, $14 million pact with Philadelphia, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. After the Bears slapped the franchise tag on Jeffery a season ago at $14.59... Read more »

Say Goodbye: Jay Cutler's time in Chicago is officially up

Say Goodbye: Jay Cutler's time in Chicago is officially up
With the ball on the New York Giants 49-yard-line with just over one minute left in the game, Jay Cutler threw a pass well over the head over the head of his intended receiver, Marquess Wilson. The Bears lost the game 22-16 and Cutler’s last throw of the game, an interception turned out to be... Read more »
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What to watch for in the Bears' season finale in Minnesota

What to watch for in the Bears' season finale in Minnesota
I’m not quite sure what Alshon Jeffery and Charles Leno Jr. are doing in the photo above, but on Sunday the Bears have to know what is at a stake. Obviously, the year is nearly over and the season is about to wrap up for the 3-12 Bears. But jobs are on the line for... Read more »

Five Bears to Watch: Week 8 vs. the Minnesota Vikings

Five Bears to Watch: Week 8 vs. the Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings come to town on Halloween, fresh off its first loss of the season at 5-1. The Bears are on the opposite side of the spectrum at 1-6, but some key players return and anything can happen on Monday Night Football. Injuries continue to be an issue for the Bears with 12 players... Read more »

Cup of Joe: Emergence of a Leader

Cup of Joe: Emergence of a Leader
Written by Joe Tidei/Special to Bears Backer One of the biggest questions coming into 2016 for the Bears was the contract status of Alshon Jeffery. General manager Ryan Pace and Jeffery’s agent Tory Dandy went back and forth throughout the off-season on a long term contract. Pace’s biggest question marks were about Jeffery’s health and... Read more »
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Five Bears to Watch: Week 7 vs. the Green Bay Packers

Five Bears to Watch: Week 7 vs. the Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers is struggling. Brian Hoyer is playing really well. Those are two storylines from around the NFL over the last few weeks. Neither are necessarily true. Rodgers will always be a dangerous quarterback especially against the Bears, a team that punishes over and over. As for Hoyer, his numbers are very deceiving. The Bears... Read more »

Five Bears to Watch: Week 4 vs. the Detroit Lions

Five Bears to Watch: Week 4 vs. the Detroit Lions
The Bears enter Week 4 winless and still beaten up. After two rough performances in primetime against Philadelphia and Dallas, the Bears welcome rival Detroit to town. Five players were listed as doubtful by head coach John Fox in running backs Ka’Deem Carey, Jeremy Langford, quarterback Jay Cutler, defensive tackle Eddie Goldman and linebacker Danny... Read more »

Five Bears to Watch: Week 2 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles

Five Bears to Watch: Week 2 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles
The Bears have been crummy at home lately, to say the least. Last season, John Fox’s group posted a franchise worst 1-7 record at Soldier Field. It’s time to put the past behind them and coming off an up and down performance in Sunday’s 23-14 loss in Houston, the Bears should be happy to be... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: Bears fall flat in the second half in Week 1 loss

Final Thoughts: Bears fall flat in the second half in Week 1 loss
The first half there was hope and promise for the Bears, but all of that faded over the final 30 minutes in a 23-14 loss to Houston on Sunday. Jay Cutler stood tall in the pocket while completing 10-of-13 pass attempts for 156 yards and a touchdown over the first two quarters. He had big... Read more »