| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:28 AM
The Bears have had their share of free agent bargains and busts over the years.
Erik Kramer, QB, 1994: After sharing playing time with the Lions for three seasons, he joined the Bears and set franchise passing records in his second year when...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:54 PM
With the NFL scouting combine in the rearview mirror, the league's spotlight has shifted quickly toward free agency, in which the Bears will make their first big steps in their roster revision efforts.
The new league year begins at 3 p.m. March 10,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:44 AM
Jameis Winston is reportedly visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Bucs hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and are strongly considering taking Winston. The trip, which is expected to last today through Wednesday, according to a report...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The NFL Scouting Combine ended Monday and the big story from the seven-day event did not change. Electromyography tests confirmed that Jameis Winston is not pregnant.
Wait, I got my Winston red flags mixed up. His right shoulder got the test. His pot...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Jameis Winston, by most accounts, widely wowed scouts and coaches with his charisma and personality at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The positive reviews did not necessarily surprise FSU coach Jimbo Fisher, who has adamantly defended and...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:19 PM
Former Indianapolis Colts Coach Tony Dungy arrived early to an appearance in Elgin Thursday afternoon at Village Pizza on Randall Road. He used the extra time for an avuncular visit with the dozen or so members of the Boys & Girls Club of Dundee...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:55 PM
On the set of the Black Entertainment Television show "Being Mary Jane,'' former Bears running back Thomas Jones focused on love scenes with actress Gabrielle Union the same way he mentally prepared for big games against the Packers.
Whether pain or...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Teams are not letting off-field issues scare them away from possibly drafting Jameis Winston.
Or at the least, the franchises in a position to select Winston are not ruling him out because of questions regarding his character and maturity.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:01 PM
With only one chance to make a first impression, Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace announced to the football world Wednesday in Indianapolis that they had yet to make up their minds about Jay Cutler's future.
A deliberate Pace indeed....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Josh McCown’s stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lasted exactly 48 weeks. From free agent signing to unceremonious release.
All that after the March 2014 deal McCown landed, a two-year contract worth a maximum of $10 million with $4.75 million...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:35 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to overlook any off-field concerns surrounding Jameis Winston and take the former FSU quarterback with the first overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, according to Mike Mayock of the NFL Network.
Winston comes with...