Posts tagged "Matt Slauson"

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen to the show in the attached link here, Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1 or head to archive.org. Episode 1 Summary: On this episode, Jake Perper and Eli Hershkovich dive into all nine of the Bears’ draft picks, as well as some of the undrafted free-agent signings.... Read more »

After multiple trades down, the Bears select a versatile OL in Cody Whitehair

After multiple trades down, the Bears select a versatile OL in Cody Whitehair
After multiple trades down to open the second round frenzy on Friday night, the Bears finally stayed put with the selection of Kansas State OL Cody Whitehair at No. 56. Whitehair is a versatile interior lineman that gives the Bears plenty of power up front. Originally, the Bears traded the No. 41st overall pick to... 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 »
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2015 Chicago Bears Training Camp: News and Notes from Day 3

2015 Chicago Bears Training Camp: News and Notes from Day 3
The pads came out for the first time in Bourbonnais on Saturday. On Day 3 of Bears’ training camp, the team went through one-on-one drills and offensive and defensive unit drills. Head coach John Fox informed the media in his post-practice press conference that starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod was held out of practice based... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Offensive Line

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Offensive Line
A year after ranking fourth in sacks allowed with 30 in 2013, injuries took a toll on the Bears’ offensive line as they finished 19th  in that same category with 41. Four of the five starters from the last two seasons are back on the line. The lone spot has been taken by veteran center... Read more »

Bears' Unraveling Season Is A Struggle For Everyone Involved

Bears' Unraveling Season Is A Struggle For Everyone Involved
It’s hard to understand how the 2014 Bears are currently sitting at 3-5 heading into their Week 9 bye. Fresh off their embarassing 51-23 loss to Tom Brady and the Patriots things look very bleak for this Bears team at the moment. Prior to the season, the expectations were very high in Marc Trestman’s second... Read more »
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Week 5 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers

Week 5 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers
The Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers will go head-to-head for the ninth time ever on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium. The Bears lead the all-time series 5-3 between the two NFC foes. The Bears have won the last three games dating back to 2010. However, the last two meetings between these two teams... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)

Five Players To Watch: Week Five (Bennett, Marshall, Ola, Sutton, Young)
Just when some good news comes the Bears way, some bad news follows. On Friday, Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced that left tackle Jermon Bushrod has officially been ruled out of Sunday’s road matchup against the Panthers. Michael Ola will start at left tackle if left guard Matt Slauson can return to the lineup.... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week Three Against The Jets

Keys To The Game: Week Three Against The Jets
The Bears will have their hands full on Sunday night when they battle the 49ers in the first ever home game at the brand new Levi Stadium. First-year defensive end Jared Allen calls the zone-read “tedious.” The Bears’ defense saw that package last week against EJ Manuel and the Bills and will once again against... Read more »
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Staying Put: Center Garza re-signs with Bears for another season

Staying Put: Center Garza re-signs with Bears for another season
Roberto Garza will be back in the windy city for a 10th consecutive season. The soon to be 35-year-old center re-signed with the Bears on Thursday on a one-year, $1.5 million deal, according to a league source. The deal is identical to what longtime Lions center Dominic Raiola signed to stay in Detroit last month.... Read more »