Tag: Alan Ball

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Alan Ball's chances to return to the Bears

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Alan Ball's chances to return to the Bears
This is the first part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the Chicago Bears’ top free agents.  The Bears have 23 free agents, including 18 unrestricted free agents this off-season and with free agency officially opening up next Wednesday, March 9, it’s time to dig deep. I’ll be starting with the highest... 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 »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 1 vs. Green Bay

Five Bears To Watch: Week 1 vs. Green Bay
The Bears-Packers rivalry will continue on Sunday when the season officially starts for the two historic NFC franchises. One team is on the verge of putting together a serious playoff run while the other is trying to bounce back from a disappointing 5-11 campaign. The Packers have beaten up the Bears as of late, winning... Read more »
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Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Cornerbacks

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Cornerbacks
After 12 seasons as ‘the guy’ in the cornerback room for the Bears, Charles Tillman is no longer there. Second-year Kyle Fuller and veteran Tim Jennings are the top two guys at cornerback. Free agent addition Alan Ball came over in free agency, while Demontre Hurst, Al-Louis Jean and Sherrick McManis all have chances to... Read more »

Bears Strengthen Their Secondary With The Signing Of Alan Ball

Bears Strengthen Their Secondary With The Signing Of Alan Ball
Bears’ general manager Ryan Pace has been awfully busy this week with depth signings. On Friday, the Bears announced the addition of cornerback Alan Ball on a one-year deal. He fits the bill as a nickelback in Vic Fangio’s 3-4 defense and is another nice veteran piece along with 32-year-old safety Antrel Rolle. Ball, who... Read more »