Tag: Willie Young

Five Bears to Watch: Week 6 vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars

Five Bears to Watch: Week 6 vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars
The Bears aren’t getting healthier and that won’t help them win games as they sit at 1-4 heading into Sunday’s home meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars. 15 players are listed on the Week 6 injury report including one player who has been ruled out in rookie cornerback Deiondre’ Hall and three doubtful players in quarterback... Read more »

The Bears reel in Willie Young for two more seasons

The Bears reel in Willie Young for two more seasons
On Saturday morning, the Bears took care one of their own prior to a padded practice session. Defensive end/outside linebacker Willie Young agreed to a two-year contract extension, per ESPN Insider Adam Caplan. Young will be under contract with the Bears through the 2018 season. The soon to be 31-year-old will earn $2.45 million in... Read more »

Final Thoughts: The Bears' Struggles At Home Continue In Latest Loss

Final Thoughts: The Bears' Struggles At Home Continue In Latest Loss
The Bears are a bad team at home this season. After dropping their sixth game at Soldier Field this season with a 24-21 loss this Sunday after another Robbie Gould shank the Bears are back to the drawing board with three games left on the docket. Gould has missed three field goals over the last... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 13 vs. San Francisco

Five Bears To Watch: Week 13 vs. San Francisco
The Bears are as healthy as they can be at this point as they head into a big matchup with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. If they can win their second game in a row, the Bears will find themselves at .500 for the first time this season (6-6) and in the thick of... 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 »

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 »
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Final Thoughts: The Bears Look Overpowered Against Cincinnati In Dress Rehearsal

Final Thoughts: The Bears Look Overpowered Against Cincinnati In Dress Rehearsal
The Bears didn’t build off last week’s win against the Colts in Cincinnati on Saturday night. Not at all. Losing 21-10 to the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium isn’t that big of a deal at the end of the day. However, the fact remains that the Bears first-team offense has generated 15 total points and... 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 »

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady

Key Matchup: Bears' Pass Rush Slowing Down Tom Brady
Tom Brady has been ridiculously good at Gillette Stadium in his NFL career and specifically against the Bears. Brady owns a 3-0 career record against the Bears, completing 85-128 passes for 964 passing yards, six touchdowns, three interceptions and a 94.7 passer rating. Since 2009, the Patriots are 40-3 in Foxborough. Bill Belichick’s crew currently holds... Read more »
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Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons

Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons
Marc Trestman and the Bears finally put together their first complete four-quarter performance this season on Sunday. Give Trestman plenty of the credit for the 27-13 road win in Atlanta. Matt Forte was utilized to his full capabilities. He combined for 157 yards on 27 touches, including a game-high 80 rushing yards and 77 receiving yards... Read more »