Posts tagged "Phil Emery"

The Bears Made A Wise Move By Hiring Ryan Pace To Be Their New General Manager

The Bears Made A Wise Move By Hiring Ryan Pace To Be Their New General Manager
The Chicago Bears found their man on Thursday. After firing general manager Phil Emery last Monday, it took 10 days for the Bears to replace him with Ryan Pace. Pace, 37, becomes the youngest general manager in the NFL currently. Pace comes over after 14 seasons working for the New Orleans Saints. He served the... Read more »

The Bears Continue To Make Us Scratch Our Heads After Yet Another Loss

The Bears Continue To Make Us Scratch Our Heads After Yet Another Loss
It’s almost impossible to sum up the 2014 Chicago Bears with just one word. Inconsistent, undisciplined, disappointing, crummy and unacceptable are just some words that can describe these Bears. However, the word that could possibly sum up these Marc Trestman led Bears in a whole is bummer. 2014 has been a letdown season after the... 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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2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Running Backs

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Running Backs
Much like the backup quarterback spot, the running back depth is lacking right now on the Bears’ roster. Starting running back Matt Forte is entering his seventh season with the Bears. The 28-year-old Tulane product is coming off a sensational 2013 season, where he started all 16 games, rushing for a career-high 1,339 yards on... Read more »

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Quarterbacks

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Bears Quarterbacks
As it stands right now, the Bears have a shaky situation brewing behind starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Jordan Palmer and practice squad man Jerrod Johnson are the two loan arms on the depth chart behind Cutler. Josh McCown did a phenomenal¬†job in spot duty with Cutler out of action last season, but in previous years... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback
The Bears have been in this predicament before; without a true backup quarterback. Under current general manager Phil Emery however, the No. 2 quarterback has been better than in year’s past. Jason Campbell and Josh McCown both served as solid backups respectively the past two seasons behind Jay Cutler. McCown obviously cashed in more on... Read more »
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Reel Em' In: Defensive End Jared Allen Inks Four-Year Deal With Bears

Reel Em' In: Defensive End Jared Allen Inks Four-Year Deal With Bears
Jared Allen won’t be chasing down Jay Cutler anymore, instead he might just become his best pal. The 11th-year pro signed a four-year, $32 million deal with $15.5 million in guaranteed money with the Bears on Wednesday morning. The first two years of the deal are fully guaranteed. Allen is coming off a 2013 campaign,... 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 »

Nice Addition: Bears ink defensive end Lamarr Houston to open free agency

Nice Addition: Bears ink defensive end Lamarr Houston to open free agency
The Bears made a splash as free agency opened up on Tuesday afternoon. After missing out on pass-rushers Michael Bennett and Michael Johnson, the Bears reeled in a very solid defensive end in Lamarr Houston. According to sources, Houston’s deal is a five-year, $35 million deal with $12.9 million in guaranteed money. The first three... 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 »