Posts tagged "Chicago Bears"

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 »

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 »
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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.

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 »

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History
With news on Sunday night that the Cubs were designating Edwin Jackson for assignment, I immediately jumped into a Twitter conversation with a bunch of folks about what the worst contracts in Chicago sports history have been. real question: where does Edwin Jackson rank on the loooong list of worst contracts in Chicago history? #ToddHundley... Read more »
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NFL Draft: Grading The NFC North

NFL Draft: Grading The NFC North
How did each team in the NFC North end up in the 2015 NFL Draft? Below you’ll find each selection made by the Bears, Vikings, Lions and Packers, and my grades for each team. Chicago Bears Round 1 (7) – Kevin White, WR, West Virginia Round 2 (39) – Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State Round... Read more »

NFL Draft: What Analysts Said About The Bears

NFL Draft: What Analysts Said About The Bears
The 2015 NFL Draft is now in the books, and the Chicago Bears selections have all been made. I’ll come back and offer my grades for the entire NFC North later (stay tuned), but here’s what some national talking heads had to say about how new GM Ryan Pace performed in his first rodeo calling... Read more »

NFC North NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 1-3

NFC North NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 1-3
The first three rounds of the NFL Draft are in the books. On Friday morning, I posted my top ten prospects for the Bears after the first round and they selected two of them. Here’s how the Bears, Vikings, Lions and Packers have drafted so far. Chicago Bears 1 (7) – Kevin White, WR, West... Read more »
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2015 NFL Draft: Round 2 Wish List For The Bears

2015 NFL Draft: Round 2 Wish List For The Bears
As we wake up on Friday morning in Chicago, the Bears have already added a tremendously talented wide receiver in Kevin White and have two picks coming up this evening.¬†What’s exciting is there are a number of great prospects still on the board who could help fill needs for the Bears during the 2015 season... Read more »