| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Expectations in the NFL are shaped by two things: draft status and contract size.
Understanding that, the Chicago Bears have a minimum investment in newly signed wide receiver Santonio Holmes. An NFL souce said the Bears signed Holmes to a qualifying...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Bears right tackle Jordan Mills returned to practice Wednesday and took part in individual drills. He had been out since Aug. 6 because of soreness in his surgically repaired left foot.
It’s a significant milestone for a first-string offensive...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The Bears' final 53-man roster has begun to crystallize after 14 training camp practices and two exhibition games. Players have two exhibitions and five full practices remaining to impress general manager Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Trestman's...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The Bears signed veteran receiver Santonio Holmes to a one-year contract Saturday and cut veteran receiver and special teams contributor Eric Weems, the team said.
The eight-year veteran Holmes joins an offense still in search of a productive third...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
A day after losing third wide receiver Marquess Wilson for an extended period of time with a fractured clavicle, the Chicago Bears added wide receiver Greg Herd to the mix.
What is unclear at this point is whose spot on the 90-man roster Herd will take....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:12 PM
BOURBONNAIS — A day after the Bears announced the indefinite suspension of tight end Martellus Bennett, coach Marc Trestman was asked directly to define his philosophy for the culture he’s trying to install at training camp. Trestman was clear...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The Chicago Bears promoted two wide receivers to the 53-man roster Saturday, continuing speculation one of Jay Cutler’s Pro Bowl targets will be sidelined for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Josh Bellamy and Chris Williams were...
| Sep 14, 2014
The receivers are ailing, the offensive line regressed, the defense is terrible, Jay Cutler still is prone to back-breaking mistakes late and the sky is falling rather rapidly.
One week, team is 0-1. Deep breath.
The exhale slides right into a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:36 PM
If Santonio Holmes’ four seasons as a Jets receiver were sometimes cast as turbulent, he has at least one fan who will offer a warm welcome Monday night in New Jersey when the Bears visit MetLife Stadium.
Jets coach Rex Ryan still counts himself...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Jay Cutler spent Thursday's practice throwing to the likes of Santonio Holmes and practice squad receiver Josh Bellamy instead of refining routes with Pro Bowlers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. And the timing hardly could be worse.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:23 PM
With the game tied and eight minutes remaining, the Bears offense got in the huddle after a timeout, and Santonio Holmes thought the call was for Jay Cutler to keep the ball.
So when Cutler faked a toss to running back Matt Forte, mirroring one of the...