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2015 NFL Free Agency: Here Are Some Names To Remember For The Bears

2015 NFL Free Agency: Here Are Some Names To Remember For The Bears
The Bears have an agreement with outside linebacker Pernell McPhee in place and other names have been connected to the team prior to Tuesday afternoon’s official start of free agency. General manager Ryan Pace and the Bears enter free agency with over $30 million in cap room after trading Brandon Marshall last Friday. With the signing of... Read more »

2015 NFL Free Agency: Bears Add Versatile Defender In Pernell McPhee

2015 NFL Free Agency: Bears Add Versatile Defender In Pernell McPhee
Despite only starting six games in his four-year NFL career, linebacker Pernell McPhee just earned himself a big payday from the Bears. According to a report from the Baltimore Sun, the Bears have an agreement in place with the 26-year-old outside linebacker on a five-year, $40 million deal with nearly $16 million in guaranteed money.... Read more »

Brandon Marshall Sent Packing To The New York Jets

Brandon Marshall Sent Packing To The New York Jets
Just a day after the Bears were reportedly looking for trade partners for wide receiver Brandon Marshall, they sent the vetran to the New York Jets. Aaron Leming of the Bear Report was the first to break the news Friday morning while NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport says the Bears will receive a fifth-round pick in... Read more »
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Report: Lance Briggs' Time With The Bears Is Over

Report: Lance Briggs' Time With The Bears Is Over
Early Thursday afternoon reports from the Chicago Tribune said the Bears are shopping veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Not a few hours later, another report said that linebacker Lance Briggs will not be returning to the Bears next season. He was set to become a free agent with his contract expired. One thing is for... Read more »

It Appears Brandon Marshall Is On His Way Out Of Chicago

It Appears Brandon Marshall Is On His Way Out Of Chicago
After months of talk about Brandon Marshall’s departure from the Bears it appears to be happening rather soon. According to the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are shopping Marshall around prior to the opening of free agency next Tuesday. Marshall will be owed $7.5 million in base salary this season if he is still on the... Read more »

Signing Tight End Zach Miller Is A Low-Risk, High Reward Move By The Bears

Signing Tight End Zach Miller Is A Low-Risk, High Reward Move By The Bears
The Bears have been searching for a tight end to pair with Martellus Bennett, since the Pro Bowler arrived in Chicago in 2013. Last preseason they appeared to find that guy in Zach Miller. However, Miller suffered a Lisfranc injury and spent the entire regular season on injured reserve. On Friday, the Bears signed Miller... Read more »
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Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks v.s. New England Patriots Preview

Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks v.s. New England Patriots Preview
The Seattle Seahawks are looking to repeat as Super Bowl champions while the New England Patriots are appearing in their sixth Super Bowl in 13 years when the two square off on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Interestingly enough, the Seahawks could become the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls since the Patriots... Read more »

At The Very Least John Fox Will Bring A Much Needed Type Of Coaching To Bears

At The Very Least John Fox Will Bring A Much Needed Type Of Coaching To Bears
John Fox has officially been named the new head coach of the Chicago Bears, according to team officials on Friday. He is now the 15th head coach in Bears franchise history following Marc Trestman, who was fired after just two seasons in charge. Fox becomes the first head coach since George Halas stepped down in... Read more »

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
Here are your Week 17 Chicago Bears power rankings from various media outlets from around the web. ESPN.com: 26 (Last week: 26) Analysis, “Losers of four straight games, the Bears will face some tough decisions after this week. Before 2014, the Bears hadn’t lost 10 games since Lovie Smith’s first season.” NFL.com: 27 (Last week: 26) Analysis,... Read more »
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It Doesn't Make Much Sense That Jay Cutler Is The Only Bear Being Held Accountable

It Doesn't Make Much Sense That Jay Cutler Is The Only Bear Being Held Accountable
Marc Trestman has made his decision. With two games remaining in the season, backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen will earn a start this Sunday in Detroit and not Jay Cutler. This move makes little sense money and personnel wise. As we all know Cutler signed a massive seven-year, $126 million extension this off-season with $54 million... Read more »