Tag: Brock Vereen

Final Thoughts: Bears Have Some Bright Spots, But Still Have Plenty To Work On

Final Thoughts: Bears Have Some Bright Spots, But Still Have Plenty To Work On
The outcome in preseason games doesn’t carry much weight, but the Bears were able to beat Miami 27-10 in the opener at Soldier Field on Thursday night. The Bears’ defense allowed the Dolphins to go right down the field on a 14-play, 85-yard drive to open the game. The drive was capped off by a two-yard... Read more »

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Safeties

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Safeties
The Chicago Bears haven’t had a formidable safety unit since the 2006-07 NFC Championship season when they had Mike Brown, Chris Harris, Danieal Manning and Todd Johnson. Here’s an Inside Look at the current Bears safety group in the first installment of this series. This is the first of 10 off-season stories going in-depth on each position... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)
The Bears will be without two defensive starters on Sunday, but three other starters are returning to action. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out for the second straight week after being out of practice with his sore ribs. Free safety Chris Conte is out after re-aggravating his shoulder in last week’s road win in... Read more »
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With Conte's Status For Sunday Up In The Air, McCray Could Get The Start

With Conte's Status For Sunday Up In The Air, McCray Could Get The Start
Fourth-year safety Chris Conte hasn’t proven his worth just yet in the NFL. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old Cal product was a limited participant in practice and still hasn’t been cleared to play since suffering a concussion on August 22 against Seattle. Though, for what it’s worth he was practicing in full pads as he is... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle
The loudest stadium in the NFL, CenturyLink Field will serve as “The Dress Rehearsal” for the Bears on Friday night. Game three of the preseason is where the starters see the most action, so that means Jay Cutler and the first-team offense will play the entire first half. Lance Briggs and the defensive starters around... Read more »

2014 NFL Training Camp: Five Storylines to Watch At Bourbonnais

2014 NFL Training Camp: Five Storylines to Watch At Bourbonnais
Just 60 miles south of Chicago, the Bears will head to training camp on Wednesday and take the field this Friday morning for the opening practice at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Camp will be held until Thursday, August 14th as the Bears prepare for preseason game two against the Jaguars, while hosting the Eagles... Read more »
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2014 NFL Draft: Bears Trade Up To Take Safety Brock Vereen Late in the Fourth Round

2014 NFL Draft: Bears Trade Up To Take Safety Brock Vereen Late in the Fourth Round
It wasn’t a matter of if they would take a safety, but when the Bears would select one in the 2014 NFL Draft. On Saturday afternoon, the Bears decided to trade up in the fourth round to get their man in safety Brock Vereen from the University of Minnesota at No. 131. They traded their... Read more »