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  • Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    With the Bears drafting Kyle Fuller (which looks to me like a great pick) and considering they have two starting corners in Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings, do you think it is possible fourth-round pick Brock Vereen will be on the field more than...
  • NFL uncertain of release date for 2014 schedule

    NFL uncertain of release date for 2014 schedule
    ORLANDO, Fla. — With the draft pushed back to the second week in May, the biggest news for the NFL in April should be the release of the 2014 schedule, but Howard Katz, the senior vice president in charge of the process, said it’s too early to...
  • NFL draft tracker: Bears' picks and their impacts

    NFL draft tracker: Bears' picks and their impacts
    The Bears prioritized defense in the 2014 draft, as expected. They used four of their eight picks, including their first three, to help rebuild a unit that set a franchise record last season for yards allowed.  Here we break down the impact of each pick...
  • NFL draft preview: Safety

    NFL draft preview: Safety
    As the NFL draft nears, we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Bears status Underperformance last season against the run and the pass prompted a shake-up that's expected to carry over from free...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' mailbag
    Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...
  • Houston has the right idea; not sure about Emery

    Houston has the right idea; not sure about Emery
    The first time Lamarr Houston faced the Chicago media, the pricey free-agent defensive end was asked about replacing the now-departed Julius Peppers, of course. But Houston’s answer was telling a bigger truth about himself and what passes for a...
  • Allen puts Bears in Super Bowl conversation

    Allen puts Bears in Super Bowl conversation
    Now that’s an offseason. It took a while, but Phil Emery finally got the pass rusher the Bears needed. None of this Willie Young stuff. If he could get only three sacks while playing on a Lions line with the best tandem of defensive tackles in...
  • Allen brings big talk with big sack numbers

    Allen brings big talk with big sack numbers
    Absolutely, Jared Allen said. And he’s absolutely right. “Absolutely, I think the Bears are closer to winning a Super Bowl than people think,’’ Allen said, and yeah, it’s true because of Allen. Because free-agent...
  • Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    The Bears have done a lot of work to build the roster since the end of the regular season and in free agency. What about an extension for wide receiver Brandon Marshall who is entering the final year of his contract? Is that in the cards for Phil Emery?...
  • Bears' Mills tops NFL in performance-based pay

    Bears' Mills tops NFL in performance-based pay
    ORLANDO, Fla. – A productive rookie season for Jordan Mills will earn the Chicago Bears right tackle a hefty check in 2016. The NFL Management Council shared each club's performance-based pay distributions for the 2013 season Monday and Mills, a...
  • Tomlin: Mundy's professionalism, work ethic should help Bears

    Tomlin: Mundy's professionalism, work ethic should help Bears
    ORLANDO, Fla.-- Safety Ryan Mundy's former coach believes Mundy's class and work ethic will benefit the Chicago Bears. "Ryan is a low-maintenance professional," said Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, for whom Mundy played from 2009-12. "He’...
  • Full-metal Jay

    Full-metal Jay
    This season always has been about Jay Cutler. Sunday’s game against the Browns certainly was all about Cutler. Especially about Cutler. After missing four games because of injuries and then regaining his starting position after Josh McCown&...