NFL Draft 2017: Chicago Bears must draft a left tackle

The Chicago Bears have many weaknesses on both sides of the ball heading into the 2017 NFL Draft. One of those weaknesses is along the offensive line, particularly at left tackle. Currently the Bears have one left tackle on their roster: Charles Leno. This is a tackle group that could use some improvement and competition in the draft. Charles Leno started all 16 games for the Bears...
Via EndZoneScore
19 hours ago

Chicago Bears: 5 Most Important Games in 2017

The NFL released the entire schedule for the 2017 regular season earlier this week, and for the Chicago Bears, it looks as if they’ll be lucky to finish with an 8-8 record. If this schedule were giving to an actual Super Bowl contending team, then it may be looked upon as a walk in the […] Chicago Bears: 5 Most Important Games in 2017 - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago...
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20 hours ago

Eddie Macon, first African-American to play for the Bears, dies at 90

Eddie Macon, who in 1952 became the first black player in Chicago Bears history, has died. He was 90. Born in 1927, Macon joined the Army as soon as he turned 18, just as World War II was ending, and was stationed in Japan for seven months. When he returned home he enrolled at the…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Five teams most likely to make a trade in the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is always full of surprises. From the picks themselves to the wildly unexpected trade deals, it’s nearly impossible to predict what will unfold in the draft. Of course, that’s what makes it so much fun for fans and analysts alike.Every year, there seem to be a handful of trades no one saw coming. Teams either look to move up to acquire a specific talent or they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five Interesting 2017 Chicago Bears Schedule Facts

The Chicago Bears 2017 schedule has been released. Here are five interesting nuggets about the schedule. The Chicago Bears schedule is out and there is plenty to break down. What you see from every article is the obsession with the Bears’ September schedule. Absolutely the schedule is brutal to start and the Bears might get […] Five Interesting 2017 Chicago Bears Schedule Facts...
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1 day ago

Latest Mock Drafts Prove Nobody Knows what Chicago Bears Will Do at 3

Less than a week before the draft, nobody seems to know what the Bears will do with the third pick. The NFL Draft is less than a week away and with that, the mock drafts usually start taking a little bit more shape. Sure, nobody does very well predicting the first round of the draft, […] Latest Mock Drafts Prove Nobody Knows what Chicago Bears Will Do at 3 - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
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1 day ago

Bears NFL Draft Preview: OL core in place but looking for edge upgrades

The core of the Bears offensive line is in place, but the team could look for upgrades along the edge in next week's NFL Draft.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Bears schedule provides opportunities

Seeking to reverse a recent string of losing season and home-field advantage, the Chicago Bears 2017 schedule provides opportunities with three home games in the first five contests. The Bears open the season against NFC champion Atlanta, a formidable but not impossible task before traveling to Tampa and Green Bay sandwiched around home games with Pittsburgh and Minnesota. The Packers...
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2 days ago

2017 Chicago Bears Schedule

Tough start. Easy landing. Bye in the perfect spot. At least in April.
Via Da Bears Blog
2 days ago

Bears choose tasty way to announce schedule

The Chicago Bears unveiled their 2017 schedule via food.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

For 2017 Bears, more at stake than just win total

The release of the Bears schedule is something of secondary news, since the opponents for every team are set no later than the final game
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Bears looking to move up for Deshaun Watson in the draft?

Conventional wisdom throughout the entire NFL draft process was that quarterbacks wouldn’t hear their names called within the top five. The 2017 class is not necessarily filled with franchise-level signal-callers and appears to be deep at multiple positions on the defensive side of the ball.As the draft itself nears, this can now pretty much be thrown out the window.It started...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Chicago Bears pick in the first round?

The Chicago Bears have a big decision ahead of them. With the NFL draft being less than two weeks away, the Bears surely are having discussions on what to do with the third overall selection. The Bears haven’t had a draft pick this high since the 1972 draft. Although general manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox and his staff have shown some encouraging signs with the rebuilding...
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Jay Cutler would take ‘less than starter money’ to join Texans?

Jay Cutler may end up being forced into retirement due to a lack of interest, but there is reportedly one team he would be willing to play for at a discounted rate.According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, who says he has “spoken to people involved,” Cutler wants to continue playing and might consider taking less money to play for a contender like the Houston Texans. Since the Chicago...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears reporter would be 'surprised' if Cutler did not retire

Jay Cutler has generated hardly any interest on the free agent market, and it is starting to look like he has taken his last snap in the NFL. In fact, one reporter who covers Cutler’s former team expects that to be the case.Jeff Dickerson, who works the Chicago Bears beat for ESPN, wrote on Monday that he would be “surprised” if Cutler doesn’t retire. Dickerson cites many...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Later round quarterback targets for the Chicago Bears

For some time now, experts have projected the Chicago Bears to take a defensive playmaker, instead of a quarterback, with the third overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. In fact, the few quarterbacks that originally garnered top-ten pick discussions have all seemingly slipped in stock, with some not being taken until the second round in recent mock drafts. It is likely the Bears take...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Linebacker Sam Acho re-signs with Chicago Bears

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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant meets with NFL in attempt to get reinstated

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to get wide receiver Martavis Bryant back from his year-long suspension for his multiple violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. It was reported earlier in the spring that Bryant’s reinstatement was imminent. That report was later refuted by the NFL itself.Now, as Bryant attempts to do everything he can to be reinstated, the troubled...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Glennon throws out the first pitch at Cubs game (VIDEO)

Veteran quarterback Mike Glennon looks to be excited for a fresh start in Chicago, as he’ll be taking snaps under center for a young, talented Bears team.He was invited to show off his arm at a Chicago sporting event on Friday — one that didn’t take place on the gridiron. Glennon threw out the first pitch before Friday’s Pirates-Cubs game at Wrigley Field, and did a pretty...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears giving Cutler's old uniform number to Sanchez

There has never been more proof that the Chicago Bears are 100 percent done with former quarterback Jay Cutler. New Bears quarterback Mark Sanchez will sport Cutler’s old No. 6 on his jersey. Though, it’s worth pointing out this isn’t just a dig at Cutler. This was the number Sanchez wore when he was drafted fifth overall by the New York Jets in 2009 and during his brief...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs HC puts Mike Glennon in same sentence with Matt Ryan

Mike Glennon has been a punchline this offseason after the Bears signed him to a three-year, $45 million contract.Glennon’s former coach provided more material that could be used for comedic purposes.But he was serious.Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter said that he sees similarities between Glennon and Matt Ryan.“They’re getting a very accurate passer, they’re getting an...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Chicago Bears’ 2016 draft class

While the Chicago Bears did not enjoy quite as successful of a season as they had hoped for in 2016, one of the few bright spots on the team was its rookie class. Particularly, a “big three” of rookies stood out and became stars for the organization, and pieces that they can build around moving forward. The performance of those three players alone were enough for me to give the...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/31: Bring the madness, bring the noise

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for tip-off tonight. A happy birthday today to David Diaz-Infante, Tom Barrasso, Steve Smith, Pavel Bure and Josh Kinney. On this date in 1998 the Tampa Bay Devil Rays played their first game, losing at Tropicana...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery denies reaching out to Adam Schefter for advice

You may recall this week that a fascinating profile came out at Sports Illustrated detailing the behind the scenes work of ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Nobody in sports media breaks as much news or has as much access as Schefty. And according to Sports Illustrated, that access doesn’t just include the mysterious “league sources” or front office types, but players too.SI...
Via Awful Announcing
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

The Bears are signing Mark Sanchez, for some reason

NFL.Com’s Ian Rapoport reports that the Chicago Bears are expected to sign quarterback Mark Sanchez: And if you’re anything like me, you’re wondering, “Why?” Well, we know the answer is “depth”, but then the next question becomes, “Yeah, but is it really worth it?” And to that question, I don’t really have an answer! Sure, you could do worse than Mark Sanchez...
Via The Comeback
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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