Tag: Israel Idonije

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 »

Final Thoughts: Bears 40-32 Loss To The Lions Might Be A Blessing In Disguise

Final Thoughts: Bears 40-32 Loss To The Lions Might Be A Blessing In Disguise
It’s so hard to be perfect week in and week out in the NFL especially for a team that is still trying to figure exactly who they are. Ups-and-downs are expected for any new head coach and offensive scheme. No one thought the Bears would have this much success this early on in the season.... Read more »
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Q & A With Bears Defensive End Israel Idonije

Q & A With Bears Defensive End Israel Idonije
DE Israel Idonije came into the NFL as an undrafted rookie in 2003 with the Cleveland Browns. The Browns put Idonije on the practice squad, but Idonije was released midway through the season. The Bears scooped Idonije up late that season. The 6’6″Idonije was used at defensive end, defensive tackle, and on special teams. In... Read more »