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George McCaskey

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  • Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing

    Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing
    PHOENIX -- Chicago Bears owner George McCaskey understands what’s at stake. Tuesday’s signing of defensive end Ray McDonald comes with risk and plenty of potential drama. After McDonald experienced multiple legal run-ins in 2014 -- first...
  • John Fox supports Bears' signing of 'great teammate' Ray McDonald

    John Fox supports Bears' signing of 'great teammate' Ray McDonald
    PHOENIX -- A day after the Chicago Bears reached a controversial and heavily scrutinized one-year contract agreement with defensive end Ray McDonald, coach John Fox became the team’s latest spokesman to endorse the move and the thorough research...
  • Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman signs with Panthers

    Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman signs with Panthers
    Charles Tillman’s storied 12-year tenure with the Bears officially ended Thursday. The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback agreed to a one-year contract with the Panthers, where he will be reunited with coach Ron Rivera. Tillman exits as one of the...
  • Difficult to justify risk in Bears' signing of Ray McDonald

    Difficult to justify risk in Bears' signing of Ray McDonald
    A newsman trusts his instincts. Bears Chairman George McCaskey knows this from his days long ago working as a journalist for WBBM-TV, back when he lived skeptically by the adage that if your mother says she loves you, check it out. McCaskey either...
  • Wait, what changed George McCaskey's mind about Ray McDonald?

    Wait, what changed George McCaskey's mind about Ray McDonald?
    I liked George McCaskey’s first answer: no. The Bears chairman was asked by new general manager Ryan Pace to consider the case of Ray McDonald, a defensive end with a recent history of charges of violence against women. McCaskey said he reviewed...
  • Explaining Jay Cutler to John Fox; informing Joakim Noah about LeBron

    Explaining Jay Cutler to John Fox; informing Joakim Noah about LeBron
    Guessing about quarterbacks is a bad thing in the NFL, almost as bad as importing Canadian Football League coaches. But there’s new Bears coach John Fox, sounding like he’s guessing about Jay Cutler’s problems. “Maybe he got to...
  • There's much that bears watching regarding Cubs and White Sox

    There's much that bears watching regarding Cubs and White Sox
    MESA, Ariz. — Devoted Cubs fan George McCaskey, representing the Bears at the NFL owners meetings a few cacti down the road, took advantage of the boondoggle to attend a weekend spring-training game at Sloan Park. Did McCaskey see a Cubs team...
  • John Fox embraces Bears history, challenge of turning team around

    John Fox embraces Bears history, challenge of turning team around
    It was sometime on Saturday that John Fox and Ryan Pace set out on their first field trip together, a casual trip to the Des Plaines home of Virginia McCaskey. The inspiration had been Pace's with the Bears' new general manager feeling compelled to...
  • Bears hire Ryan Pace as general manager

    Bears hire Ryan Pace as general manager
    The Chicago Bears took another step in a new direction Thursday, choosing Ryan Pace to become their next general manager. Pace will be officially introduced as the Bears' new GM at an 11 a.m. news conference Friday at Halas Hall. Pace, 37, joins the...
  • John Fox 'looking forward to challenge' of leading Bears

    John Fox 'looking forward to challenge' of leading Bears
    The Chicago Bears went with experience when they hired John Fox on Friday to help restore the franchise to respectability. On Monday at Halas Hall, Fox was introduced as the franchise's 15th head coach and the first in club history with previous...
  • Big decisions coming quickly for Bears' new general manager

    Big decisions coming quickly for Bears' new general manager
    The clock is ticking. And the Bears know it. When the plume of smoke finally lifted from Black Monday last week, five head coaching positions and two general manager jobs had opened. The Bears joined the Jets as the only teams with both vacancies. And...