Tag: Deonte Thompson

Thompson represents the 12th player re-signed by the Bears

Thompson represents the 12th player re-signed by the Bears
On Thursday, the Bears welcomed back a familiar face. Wide receiver/kick returner Deonte Thompson agreed to a one-year deal, the team announced. The 28-year-old Florida product is the 12th player re-signed by the Bears and 22nd player added this off-season. Thompson originally joined the Bears’ practice squad in Sept. 2015 before earning a promotion to... Read more »

News and Notes from Practice No. 10

News and Notes from Practice No. 10
The Bears wrapped up training camp on Tuesday with the 10th and final practice at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. A day after the team had to deal with the changes at center with Hroniss Grasu out for the season and Ted Larsen now at the position, the big news was Alshon Jeffery’s participation in... Read more »

News and Notes from Practice No. 9

News and Notes from Practice No. 9
The Bears returned to Bourbonnais after a day off and a Saturday afternoon practice at Soldier Field. Practice No. 9 took place at Olivet Nazarene University and the biggest news on the forefront was the season-ending injury to center Hroniss Grasu. Grasu, the second-year center suffered a torn right ACL that was confirmed by head... Read more »
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News and Notes from Practice No. 7

News and Notes from Practice No. 7
The Bears were without their top offensive weapon on Thursday in Bourbonnais. After leaving Wednesday’s practice session with what John Fox called muscle tightness, Jeffery reportedly missed Thursday completely with a minor hamstring strain. Fox is calling him day-to-day. This situation could turn into what Jeffery went through last preseason, but the hope is that... Read more »

Deonte Thompson's return gives the Bears more team speed

Deonte Thompson's return gives the Bears more team speed
The Bears announced the signing of kick returner/wide receiver Deonte Thompson on a one-year deal on Thursday. After declining to extend him a tender offer on March 7 for $1.671 million, the Bears re-signed the 27-year-old to a one-year pact worth a total of $840,00. He’ll earn a base salary of $760,000 and his cap... Read more »

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Deonte Thompson's chances to return to the Bears

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Deonte Thompson'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. After breaking down guard Patrick Omameh and... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 12 vs. Green Bay

Five Bears To Watch: Week 12 vs. Green Bay
Bears-Packers is always a fun game to watch, but it’s pretty amazing that in Thursday night’s matchup at Lambeau Field that the two historic NFL franchises have never met on Thanksgiving in 189 previous meetings. Green Bay hasn’t hosted a game on Thanksgiving since 1923. This will be the second matchup between the two NFC... Read more »