Tag: Corey Wootton

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije
The Bears re-signed a key veteran last week, saw one head to an NFC North rival and another one return after spending last season with a different division rival. 33-year-old cornerback Charles Tillman re-upped with the Bears on a one-year, $3.5 million deal last Friday, while 34-year-old defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year, $26 million... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Corey Wootton be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Corey Wootton be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. Last week, we took a look at swing tackle Eben Britton’s future... Read more »

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will battle for the 188th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears lead the all-time series 93-88-6. The Week Nine matchup in Green Bay went the Bears way as they knocked out Aaron Rodgers and won 27-20 on the shoulders of Josh McCown on Monday Night Football. But, Rodgers... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 15 (McCellin, Wootton, Hester, Jeffery, Wright)

Five Players To Watch: Week 15 (McCellin, Wootton, Hester, Jeffery, Wright)
The Chicago Bears (7-6) travel to chilly Cleveland (4-9) to battle the Browns on Sunday. The game marks the first of two straight road matchups for the Bears, who will face Philadelphia on Sunday Night Football next week. With three weeks left, the Bears season is on the line. They have to play each week... Read more »

Quick Thoughts: Bears 42-21 Loss Hurts, But Season Isn't Over Yet

Quick Thoughts: Bears 42-21 Loss Hurts, But Season Isn't Over Yet
It seems that the 2013 Chicago Bears are doomed, not completely however. The redzone play calling was horrendous, the run defense was pathetic and the boneheaded penalties certainly didn’t help on Sunday. The Rams simply beat up the Bears, who disappointed plenty after such an amazing comeback win over Baltimore the previous week. By the... Read more »

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at St. Louis Rams

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at St. Louis Rams
The Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams will clash for the 91st time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears crushed St. Louis in a Week Three meeting last season as the Chicago defense held the Rams to 160 yards and forced two turnovers. This time around the Bears (6-4), winners of two of their last... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (McClellin, Wootton, M. Bennett, Anderson, Bowman)

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (McClellin, Wootton, M. Bennett, Anderson, Bowman)
The Bears want their success to continue as they head to St. Louis this week to battle the Rams. The NFL is a league where you have to focus on the task ahead and nothing further. Chicago (6-4) is tied for first place in the NFC North, while the Rams (4-6) are on the outside... Read more »

Early Thoughts: Redskins Don't Look Like A Big Threat To Bears

Early Thoughts: Redskins Don't Look Like A Big Threat To Bears
The Chicago Bears haven’t played that great as of late, but they have the chance to hold a 5-2 record heading into their Week Eight bye after Sunday’s NFC matchup with the Washington Redskins (1-4). Losses to the Detroit Lions (4-2) and New Orleans Saints (5-1) the two weeks prior to last Thursday night’s win... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears Lose Again, But Know What They Have To Do To Improve

Final Thoughts: Bears Lose Again, But Know What They Have To Do To Improve
The Chicago Bears dropped their second straight game on Sunday after starting the 2013 season 3-0. Sunday’s 26-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints (5-0) doesn’t seem as concerning as the Week Four loss to the Lions, 40-32. However, the two losses had way too many similarities. Against New Orleans the Bears struggled on offense... Read more »
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Key Matchup: Peppers and Co. Against The Saints Offensive Line

Key Matchup: Peppers and Co. Against The Saints Offensive Line
The Chicago Bears defense has generated just six sacks through four games this season. Three of those sacks have come from linebackers Lance Briggs (one) and D.J. Williams (two). The defensive line led by 33-year old Julius Peppers hasn’t generated the same pressure as last season thus far. Peppers got off to a slow start... Read more »