| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Nine days before the Bears can begin contacting agents for players that will be in the plan to rebuild the defense, the team ensured its record-setting offense will return intact.
Center Roberto Garza signed a one-year contract Thursday, bringing the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
What are the chances the Bears draft a running back in the middle of the draft to infuse some life in the backup position and provide insurance in case of a Matt Forte injury? I thought Tre Mason looked fantastic and would be a great value in the third...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:37 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The New York Jets are "eyeing" Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown as a free-agent target, according to a New York Daily News report that did not attribute the information.
The Jets believe McCown "would be a quality backup" to second-...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Peripheral elements elevate the NFL scouting combine to a full-blown convention. Meetings between team executives and agents in hotel bars, fraternization among coaches, and the famous shrimp cocktail at St. Elmo's Steak House provide...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Quarterback Josh McCown has been on record during the offseason with his desire to remain with the Chicago Bears if at all possible. The Bears coaching staff and front office has reciprocated that wish. So when free agency opens March 11, neither side...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Sometimes players need the opportunity to see if there is more green on the other side of the fence before deciding to re-sign with their current team.
So expect a good handful of the Bears' pending free agents that general...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:14 PM
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Lions GM hopes to sign Suh to extension
INDIANAPOLIS -- Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew sounded optimistic about the prospects of crafting a contract extension for All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, even though...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Jordan Palmer believes he has a path for quarterback prospects entering the NFL draft that can help them well into their careers. And the journeyman hopes the work he has been putting in since early January helps him land back with the Bears.
A lot of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has plenty to say about Jay Cutler, the quarterback whom Angelo’s successor, Phil Emery, recently signed to a lucrative long-term extension that could have him under contract in Chicago through the 2020...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:21 PM
In more than a decade covering the Bears, no question made me more uneasy than the one I asked back in 2003 of former defensive tackle Bryan Robinson, who was falsely accused of sexually assaulting another man.
Police executed a search warrant at...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Before the Bears can finalize a game plan for free agency, which opens in 30 days, they need to determine what to do with the 47 players under contract for 2014. That discussion has to begin with Julius Peppers.
Quarterback Jay Cutler is the only player...