Tag: 2014 NFL Free Agency

2014 NFL Free Agency: Falcons Add Hester Despite Talks Of Moving Kickoffs Forward

2014 NFL Free Agency: Falcons Add Hester Despite Talks Of Moving Kickoffs Forward
Congratulations to Devin Hester for finding a new team, but in 2014 he might not be as effective as he was once simply due to NFL rules. The nine-year pro, who spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Bears, signed a three-year, $9 million deal ($2.5 million guaranteed) with the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday.... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears ink DE Young and WR/KR Hixon on day three

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears ink DE Young and WR/KR Hixon on day three
A day after signing a former Packer, the Bears added another player from an NFC North rival in Willie Young. Young, a Lion his first four seasons in the NFL agreed to a three-year, $9 million deal with $3.5 million in guaranteed money. The defensive end will earn $900,000 in 2014 and receive a signing... Read more »

So Long Josh: Bucs land McCown on a two-year deal

So Long Josh: Bucs land McCown on a two-year deal
The Bears were unable to keep backup quarterback Josh McCown in the windy city. The 34-year-old veteran agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with Lovie Smith’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, according to his agent Mike McCartney. McCown will earnĀ $4.75 million in 2014 and $5.25 million in 2015. With incentives he can earn up... Read more »
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2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears add former Packers safety M.D. Jennings on day two

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears add former Packers safety M.D. Jennings on day two
Bears fans better get used to seeing a former Packer donning the orange and blue this upcoming season. On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears announced the signing of former Green Bay safety M.D. Jennings to a one-year deal. A day after signing four players on the opening day of free agency in DE Lamarr Houston, LB... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears officially release defensive end Julius Peppers

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears officially release defensive end Julius Peppers
This move appeared to be on the horizon well before the Bears signed defensive end Lamarr Houston to open free agency on Tuesday. But Houston’s signing basically set it in stone. Chicago Bears team officials announced that the team has terminated the contract of Julius Peppers. Peppers still had two years left on his six-year,... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears re-sign linebacker Williams, add safety Mundy

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears re-sign linebacker Williams, add safety Mundy
Bears general manager Phil Emery has already proven only 90 minutes into free agency that he isn’t afraid to dish out the cash to improve this struggling Bears’ defense. After signing defensive end Lamarr Houston to a five-year deal to open the free agency period, the Bears announced the signings of middle linebacker D.J. Williams... Read more »
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