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Players who have to take over leadership roles for the Chicago Bears

One of the obvious issues that plagued the Chicago Bears last season was a lack of leadership. Injuries to key veterans on the defense left young players to look to the sidelines for guidance, and offensively can we really say that Jay Cutler holds the reins? In order to attempt a turnaround, the chaos that occurred last season both on the field and off it cannot take place. Chicago...
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Bears Sign LB DeDe Lattimore To A Two-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve signed LB DeDe Lattimore to a two-year contract on Friday. #Bears have signed LB DeDe Lattimore to 2-year contract. Lattimore appeared in 10 games as rookie in 2014, recording 5 ST tackles. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) January 30, 2015 Lattimore, 24, would have been an exclusive rights free agent in the coming weeks. He signed on...
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Charles Tillman of the hiring of John Fox: 'I think Chicago Bears fans should be excited about what the Bears are doing'

Chicago Bears veteran cornerback Charles Tillman has seen the coaching merry go round spin the past few seasons once former coach Lovie Smith left after 2012. The Marc Trestman era lasted for only tow seasons, but new coach John Fox has Tillman's respect already. “I think it was a great hire. I think Chicago Bears fans should be excited about what the Bears are doing from...
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Lance Briggs Open To Re-Signing With Bears, Willing To Move To ILB If Needed

Impending free agent OLB Lance Briggs says he’s open to returning to the Bears the next season now that they have a new GM and head coach in place. According to Briggs, the previous regime had indicated that he wouldn’t be brought back next season, but the veteran linebacker is now “hopeful” that he could continue his career with the Bears. “The closure I had there was...
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Jay Feeley says Jay Cutler being a leader 'not who he is'

Chicago Bears kicker Jay Feely put the nails to quarterback Jay Cutler saying he was one of the playerson th team who failed to become and that it shouldn't be expected from him either. Feely ended his season with the Bears and witnessed Cutler’s benching and the last days of the Marc Trestman era. The kicker said as long as Cutler remains the starting quarterback, there...
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2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Chicago Bears

With the NFL season winding down it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7:  Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
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Bears should take Brandon Scherff with the seventh pick in the draft

The term “bust-proof” is not to be used lightly, but it’s applicable when referring to Iowa’s Brandon Scherff. The last time the Bears drafted higher than seventh, they took Cedric Benson with the fourth pick, so the idea of a safe pick should be enticing.  In his first press conference as Chicago Bears GM, Ryan Pace said that the hope of the front office was to address...
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That one crazy time the Chicago Bears drafted the best running back ever

40 years ago today, the Chicago Bears made Walter Payton the fourth overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft… 40 years ago today, #Bears selected Jackson State RB Walter Payton with the 4th overall pick of the 1975 NFL Draft. — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) January 28, 2015 The rest as they say, was history. Payton rushed for 16,726 career yards, scored 125 touchdowns and was elected...
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What can we expect from the 2015 Chicago Bears?

Jay Cutler It is safe to say that expectations for the Chicago Bears are not high, but they are on the rise. Ryan Pace has recently hired HC John Fox, OC Adam Gase, and DC Vic Fangio. Pace has been on staff for less than a month and has already impressed fans with his choice and pursuit of his new coaching staff. There is finally a reason to be optimistic following a season...
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Jay Feely Joins Bears For Four Games, Then Rips Into Marc Trestman, Jay Cutler

When Robbie Gould went down with a quad injury in the last quarter of the NFL season, the Chicago Bears were forced to go out and sign a temporary replacement. They opted to sign Jay Feely, a long-time kicker with the Arizona Cardinals who was cut before the 2014 season. Feely’s four games with the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Bears continue parade of Broncos coaches hiring Jay Rodgers to lead defensive line

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Bears have announced the hiring of Jay Rodgers to the team's coaching staff as the new defensive line coach. Rodgers worked same position in Denver over the past three years, and will stay in that role under head coach John Fox. The Broncos defense ranked second against the run (79.8 yards) during Rodgers’ first year as Denver’s...
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Is feeling mutual? Showtime exec wants encore for Brandon Marshall on ‘Inside the NFL’

The door is open if Brandon Marshall wants to return to Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” next year. However, Stephen Espinoza, the general manager of Showtime Sports, knows Bears new coach John Fox, and perhaps even Marshall himself, might shut that door in 2015. Marshall took part in a taping Monday in Phoenix for the show’s Super Bowl preview, which airs this week on Showtime...
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Chicago Bears name new outside linebackers coach, sign CFL wide receiver

The Chicago Bears are continuing to pick up the pieces from the heinous, messy explosion that was their 2014 season. Today they announced the hiring of a new outside linebackers coach: #Bears have reached agreement w/ Clint Hurtt to be their outside LBs coach; he served as assistant defensive line coach w/ Bears in 2014. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) January 27, 2015 As well...
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Chicago Bears Players’ Wives and Girlfriends

The Chicago Bears players were heavily criticized for their play on the field in 2014 after finishing 5-11, but off-the-field their lives do go on. Here’s a look at some wives and girlfriends of players currently on the Chicago Bears football team, with a little bit about their background. Alshon Jeffery’s Girlfriend Ari Washington “Alshon’s girlfriend Ari also seems to...
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The Chicago Bears Aren’t Trading Jay Cutler and Here’s Why

For a brief window of time there was rampant talk that the Chicago Bears might finally move on from quarterback Jay Cutler after six seasons.  The 31-year old is coming off the best statistical season with the team (3,812 yards, 30 total TDs) but once again led the league in turnovers (24).  Many are of the opinion that after four offensive coordinators and two head coaches, Cutler...
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Chicago Bears Starters Who Will Not Be Back in 2015

With a new general manager and coaching staff, the Chicago Bears roster could see a pretty big overhaul this offseason. Familiar faces of the organization will not be re-signed. Especially since all signs point to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio implementing a transition to a 3-4 scheme or at least a hybrid version this season for the defense. Here are five players who will not...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Jay Cutler on nightmarish solo weekend with his kids: ‘All hell has broken loose’

It seems like Jay Cutler cannot help but catch hell from pretty much everybody these days, even his own adoring wife. The quarterback, whose significant struggles this past season were a contributing factor to former head coach Marc Trestman getting fired, was on the receiving end of some more playful criticism– a far cry from...Read More The post Jay Cutler on nightmarish solo...
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7 Perfectly Good Reasons The Chicago Bears Should Trade Matt Forte

Matt Forte has a secure argument that he may be the best player on the Chicago Bears roster, and if not that then definitely the most consistent.  Any time the team has needed a boost, he’s been the one providing it.  Yet those accomplishments are not enough reason to kill the argument that the time may be right for the Bears to trade their star running back. Here are seven legitimate...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 NFL Off-Season Report

Positions of Need Middle Linebacker Linebacker was a big problem for the Bears last season, as no one played more than 696 snaps and only one player (Jon Bostic) played more than 461 snaps. Bostic was decent in his 2nd year in the league in 2014, after struggling in 2013 as a 2nd round rookie (51st out of 55 eligible middle linebackers). He’ll start at one of the two middle linebacker...
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Two NFL veteran assistants named to Bears staff

The Chicago Bears added two more pieces to John Fox’s inaugural coaching staff. Veteran NFL coaches Dowell Loggains and Glen Pires joined the team on Friday. Dowell Loggains (quarterbacks coach) Dowell Loggains has seven years NFL coaching experience including four as a quarterbacks coach and two seasons as offensive coordinator. In 2014, Loggains was the quarterbacks coach for...
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The Chicago Bears Win in January

In 2015, that is a deceptive headline. It has now been over four calendar years since the last time the Bears have recorded a playoff victory. However, as any Bears fan would tell you, after the most forgettable season in living memory, all steps in the right direction can be counted as a W at [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post The Chicago Bears Win in January...
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The Jay Cutler question

One of the most disappointing performances of the 2014 NFL season was from the Chicago Bears offense, led by quarterback Jay Cutler. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall claimed in the preseason that Cutler would win the most valuable player award, and many believed it possible since it is well known that Cutler can make all of the throws. And with Cutler going into his second year in...
Via Football By Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith, George joins Bears staff

The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement with Frank Smith (tight ends) and Jason George (strength and conditioning coach)to join their coaching staff. The team’s official release is below.  Frank Smith (tight ends coach) Frank Smith has 11 years coaching experience, including the last five with the New Orleans Saints. During his time with the Saints, Smith’s role was to...
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Report: Bears hire Adam Gase as new offensive coordinator

The Chicago Bears are assembling quite the staff under head coach John Fox. A day after bringing in former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio in the same role, Chicago has reportedly hired former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase to run that offense.  Working under Fox the past two seasons in Denver, Gase headed a record-setting offense that put up...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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