Posts tagged "Martellus Bennett"

News and Notes from practice No. 6

News and Notes from practice No. 6
After a much needed day off, the Bears returned to the practice field on Wednesday in the hot sun in Bourbonnais. Two starters in wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and linebacker Danny Trevathan didn’t finish practice. Jeffery suffered muscle tightness while Trevathan came off the field with a knee issue, head coach John Fox said. Right... Read more »

Report: Bears find trade partner for Martellus Bennett in New England

Report: Bears find trade partner for Martellus Bennett in New England
After months of it being well known that Martellus Bennett’s relationship with the Bears had been strained, the team found a trade partner for him in the New England Patriots on Wednesday, per a report from ESPN Insider Adam Schefter. The Bears shipped out a sixth round pick (204th overall) along with Bennett in exchange... Read more »

Zach Miller returns on a two-year deal and projects as the starter

Zach Miller returns on a two-year deal and projects as the starter
Left tackle Charles Leno called him Mr. Touchdown while right guard Kyle Long called him a great football player, better dude with an even better haircut. Well, on Monday, the Bears re-signed “that guy”, tight end Zach Miller to a two-year, $6 million deal with $2 million more available in incentives. After a breakout 2015... Read more »
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2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Zach Miller's chances to return to the Bears

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Zach Miller's chances to return to the Bears
This is the first part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the Chicago Bears’ top free agents. The Bears have 23 free agents, including 18 unrestricted free agents this off-season and with free agency officially opening up next Wednesday, March 9, it’s time to dig deep. After breaking down safety Ryan... Read more »

Week 13 NFL Game Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears

Week 13 NFL Game Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears
The last time the Bears faced the 49ers, Jay Cutler tossed four touchdowns in an upset road win, 28-20 in San Francisco early last season. Fast forward a year and a couple of months and these are two teams that sit below .500 but are clearly headed in different directions. The 49ers lost a good... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 13 vs. San Francisco

Five Bears To Watch: Week 13 vs. San Francisco
The Bears are as healthy as they can be at this point as they head into a big matchup with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. If they can win their second game in a row, the Bears will find themselves at .500 for the first time this season (6-6) and in the thick of... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 11 vs. Denver

Five Bears To Watch: Week 11 vs. Denver
In pursuit of a third straight victory following road wins over San Diego and St. Louis, the Bears enter Week 11 rather healthy. Outside of Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte and Pernell McPhee’s statuses up in the air for Sunday’s meeting with the Denver Broncos, the Bears are healthier than they’ve been all season. Jeffery is... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 8 vs. Minnesota

Five Bears To Watch: Week 8 vs. Minnesota
The Bears are finally healthier after a week off. Just eight players are listed on the Week 8 injury report after having 13 in Week 6 and 14 in Week 5. With a visit from NFC North rival Minnesota on tap for Sunday, the Bears are still searching for their first win inside the division. At... Read more »

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week 6 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
The Chicago Bears will be in pursuit of their third consecutive and second straight on the road on Sunday afternoon at Ford Field. In this Week 6 matchup, the Bears (2-3) will travel to Detroit to take on the Lions (0-5) which marks their second NFC North game of the year. The Lions have the... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit

Five Bears To Watch: Week 6 vs. Detroit
The Bears are beat up. After 14 players were listed on the injury report a week ago, the Bears have one less at 13 for Sunday’s Week 6 matchup with the rival Lions. Quarterback Jay Cutler practiced in full all week for the first time since returning from his torn hamstring two weeks ago. Three... Read more »