Category: Chicago Bears

Bears Breakdown: Week One loss at Green Bay

Bears Breakdown: Week One loss at Green Bay
It’s been a while since I wrote here because of a lot of factors, but the kickoff of the NFL season has compelled me to write about the Chicago Bears. Sunday night’s opener was an ugly loss. But after some time to consider the performances of the players and coaches, and a moment to exhale... Read more »

Grading the 2017 NFL Draft Class of the Chicago Bears

Grading the 2017 NFL Draft Class of the Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears are one-quarter of the way through the 2017 season, so it’s clearly time to put a definitive stamp on their draft class this year. </sarcasm> But seriously, let’s evaluate their draft class thus far. Round 1 – Pick 2 – Mitchell Trubisky, QB, North Carolina Round 2 – Pick 45 – Adam... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bears 2012 NFL Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bears 2012 NFL Draft
Today we continue the 2017 edition of our 5 Year Draft Rewind series. Yesterday we kicked it off with a look back at the 2012 NHL Draft class of the Chicago Blackhawks. Now, let’s turn our attention to the Chicago Bears.  The 2012 NFL Draft had a truckload of hype. The top two picks were cemented well... Read more »
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My Bet: The Quarterback The Chicago Bears Will Draft

My Bet: The Quarterback The Chicago Bears Will Draft
Lots of people are dropping mock drafts right now (I have one coming), and many have the Bears strongly considering a quarterback with the third overall pick. That could be DeShone Kizer, Mitchell Trubisky or Deshaun Watson. All are interesting prospects. But the Chicago Bears have bigger needs to address – especially in this potentially... Read more »

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bears

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bears
Over the coming few days, I’m going to outline my Christmas Wish List for each Chicago team in 2017. For some – specifically the Cubs – it’s going to be pretty easy. For others, it’s gonna be pretty tough. And we’ll start with the easiest – and deepest – wish list: the Chicago Bears. 1.... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bears 2011 NFL Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bears 2011 NFL Draft
2011 was a fascinating year for Chicago’s pro sports teams on their respective draft days. The Bulls hit a home run with Jimmy Butler, the Hawks struck gold with both Brandon Saad and Andrew Shaw. The Cubs are waiting to see how Javy Baez plays out and the White Sox… well, yeah. As we turn... Read more »
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2016 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Selections In Rounds 4-7

2016 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Selections In Rounds 4-7
The 2016 NFL Draft came to a close on Saturday afternoon, and the Chicago Bears were busy. On Thursday, the Bears traded and selected OLB Leonard Floyd in the first round. On Friday, the Bears traded back twice and selected OG Cody Whitehair in the second round. The Bears then selected Florida DL Jonathan Bullard... Read more »

2016 NFL Draft: Bears Select Whitehair, Bullard

2016 NFL Draft: Bears Select Whitehair, Bullard
The Chicago Bears eventually made a couple draft picks on Friday night, but they consummated a couple trades before actually submitting a selection. Remember, the Bears traded away their own fourth round selection (#106) on Thursday to move up from #11 to #9 overall, where they selected OLB Leonard Floyd. Chicago originally owned the 41st... Read more »

Bears Trade Up, Draft OLB Leonard Floyd

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In a surprising move on Thursday night, the Chicago Bears traded up in the draft (for the first time since 1996) to get in front of the New York Giants and select Leonard Floyd.
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NFL Draft: Chicago Bears 1st Round Picks Since The 2007 Super Bowl

NFL Draft: Chicago Bears 1st Round Picks Since The 2007 Super Bowl
On February 4, 2007 – my birthday of all days – the Chicago Bears lost to the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLI. On April 28, 2016 – not my birthday – the Bears will have the 11th overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, being held for the second consecutive year right here in... Read more »