Tag: Sam Acho

Core special teams linebacker Sam Acho is returning to the Bears

Core special teams linebacker Sam Acho is returning to the Bears
It was just a matter of time before linebacker Sam Acho made his return to the Chicago Bears. On Monday, his agency Sports Trust Advisors announced that Acho is re-signing with the Bears. The 27-year-old Acho earned a one-year contract with the Bears around this team a year ago on April 1. This new contract is... Read more »

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Sam Acho's chances to return to the Bears

2016 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Sam Acho'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 wide receiver/kick returner... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 11 vs. Denver

Five Bears To Watch: Week 11 vs. Denver
In pursuit of a third straight victory following road wins over San Diego and St. Louis, the Bears enter Week 11 rather healthy. Outside of Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte and Pernell McPhee’s statuses up in the air for Sunday’s meeting with the Denver Broncos, the Bears are healthier than they’ve been all season. Jeffery is... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 9 vs. San Diego

Five Bears To Watch: Week 9 vs. San Diego
A trip to San Diego is on tap for Monday night for the Chicago Bears as they prepare for their first primetime game of the season here in Week 9. The Bears are relatively healthy after battling a long list of injuries over the past month or so. Starting running back Matt Forte hasn’t practiced... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 4 vs. Oakland

Five Bears To Watch: Week 4 vs. Oakland
Well, we know two things for sure heading to Sunday’s Week 4 clash with the 2-1 Oakland Raiders: the Bears will be without left tackle Jermon Bushrod and punter Pat O’Donnell. Bushrod suffered a concussion in last week’s 26-0 shutout loss in Seattle and was out of practice all this week. Second-year Boise State product... Read more »

Week 2 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 2 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
After the Chicago Bears hung tough against rival Green Bay on Sunday, here are the Week 2 power rankings from various media outlets around the web: ESPN: 27 (Last week: 25) “The Bears have now lost six straight games dating to last season. Only the Buccaneers have a longer active losing streak (7 games).” NFL.com:... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Preseason Week Two vs. Colts

Five Bears To Watch: Preseason Week Two vs. Colts
The NFL season is inching closer and closer by the day. However, before opening kickoff on Sept. 10 with the defending champion New England Patriots playing host to the Pittsburgh Steelers we still have a couple more weeks of the preseason slate. The Chicago Bears still have three games left on their preseason schedule. A... Read more »

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 Linebackers

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Linebackers
Much like the cornerback group that saw longtime Bear Charles Tillman depart this off-season, the linebacker unit will be without Lance Briggs, who spent the last 12 years alongside Tillman. Here’s an Inside Look at the current Bears linebackers in the third installment of this series. You can read the stories on the Bears safeties and the Bears... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview: New Bears Linebacker Sam Acho Embraces The Underdog Role

Exclusive Interview: New Bears Linebacker Sam Acho Embraces The Underdog Role
Even though he’s only been in Chicago since Sunday night, Sam Acho feels at home within the Bears organization. The 26-year-old outside linebacker signed a one-year deal on April 1. He arrives in Chicago after four seasons in Arizona where he recorded 124 tackles, 13 sacks, seven forced fumbles and three interceptions over 51 games. A... Read more »