Posts tagged "Charles Tillman"

Final Thoughts: The Bears Grow In A Big Way After Sunday Night's Upset Win Over 49ers

Final Thoughts: The Bears Grow In A Big Way After Sunday Night's Upset Win Over 49ers
It seems like when the Bears have their backs against the wall, they prove everyone wrong. Jay Cutler and Co. did exactly that on Sunday night spoiling the debut of the 49ers new Levi’s Stadium with a 28-20 win. The Bears outscored San Francisco 21-3 in the second half as they quieted the excited crowd... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week One (McClellin, Paea, Bennett, Tillman, Holmes)

Five Players To Watch: Week One (McClellin, Paea, Bennett, Tillman, Holmes)
Bears head coach Marc Trestman has decided to not select permanent captains for the 2014-15 season; instead approach it game by game. Personally, I love the decision. I think it shows that Trestman has a real sense for team unity. He summed it up perfectly on Friday, saying “there are influential leaders in our locker... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije
The Bears re-signed a key veteran last week, saw one head to an NFC North rival and another one return after spending last season with a different division rival. 33-year-old cornerback Charles Tillman re-upped with the Bears on a one-year, $3.5 million deal last Friday, while 34-year-old defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year, $26 million... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency

2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency
After re-signing defensive tackle Nate Collins and quarterback Jordan Palmer on Sunday, the Bears still have 16 more of their own free-agents to make decisions on before or after the start of free agency on Tuesday afternoon. Top free-agents for the Bears include cornerback Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Josh McCown and D.J. Williams. Williams appears... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Zack Bowman be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Zack Bowman be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have been busy as of late, signing ten of their own free agents since the end of the 2013 season, including most... Read more »

Smart Moves: Cutler Among Three Veterans Who Earn Long-Term Deals With Bears

Smart Moves: Cutler Among Three Veterans Who Earn Long-Term Deals With Bears
Only four days removed from a tough season-ending 33-28 loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Chicago Bears made some big time moves. Quarterback Jay Cutler, cornerback Tim Jennings and left guard Matt Slauson all inked long-term deals to stay in the windy city. The three veterans were unrestricted free agents. Cutler earned a seven-year deal... Read more »
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Bad Or Good News: Tillman Done For The Year, Briggs Close To Returning

Bad Or Good News: Tillman Done For The Year, Briggs Close To Returning
Cornerback Charles Tillman (triceps) is out for the rest of the season including the playoffs if the Bears can make it that far. The 33-year-old is an unrestricted free-agent at season’s end. He earned $8 million this season. It will be interesting to see how much he will command on the open market. The Bears... Read more »

USA Network's NFL Characters Unite Program To Feature Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman

USA Network's NFL Characters Unite Program To Feature Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is one of the most genuine human beings you can meet. Tilman will be featured in one of the most heart-warming program’s called NFL Characters Unite, which will be airing alongside other similar NFL player stories in a one-hour documentary on the USA Network during Super Bowl XLVIII weekend. I... Read more »

Tillman's Injury Is Just The Latest Devastating Loss To An Already Beat Up Defense

Tillman's Injury Is Just The Latest Devastating Loss To An Already Beat Up Defense
Charles Tillman is the definition of a Chicago Bear. The 32-year-old cornerback has battled through injuries for a long time and still plays pretty damn well. On Sunday, the ball-punching Tillman suffered a torn right triceps injury. Tillman was placed on the short-term injured reserve with the designation to return, which means he will miss... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: Bad Play Calling And Missed Chances Led To 21-19 Loss To Lions

Final Thoughts: Bad Play Calling And Missed Chances Led To 21-19 Loss To Lions
The Chicago Bears had tons of chances to win on Sunday against the visiting Detroit Lions. But a mixture of bad play calling, costly penalties and missed opportunities plagued the Bears as they fell to 5-4 on the season. Jay Cutler battled through a high-ankle sprain for two plus quarters before being pulled during on... Read more »