| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter
This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Is Phil Emery going to surprise us all and go offense in the first round? -- @fronczak68 from Twitter
You need to learn to never say never in the NFL but I don’t know how the Bears will accomplish remaining work needed for the defense by going...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:04 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Score one for the Bears.
The team's initial target when free agency opened more than two weeks ago was Michael Bennett, but the Bears couldn't prevent the Super Bowl champion Seahawks from retaining a disruptive lineman who would...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Next stop on Henry Melton's free-agency tour: St. Louis.
The incumbent Chicago Bears defensive tackle is scheduled to visit the Rams on Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.
Melton visited the Dallas Cowboys on Monday as he...
| Mar 12, 2014
On the day in 2008 that Lamarr Houston publicly apologized for getting arrested as a University of Texas junior for driving drunk hours after a Longhorns victory, he ignored his lawyer's advice and followed his conscience to the podium.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:42 PM
General manager Phil Emery entered free agency this week on a mission to find two starting defensive ends to fortify the Bears’ beleaguered front.
He completed that task Thursday morning when he signed Willie Young to a three-year, $9 million...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Running back Matt Forte no doubt is pleased the Bears are bringing back cornerback Charles Tillman and he hopes defensive tackle Henry Melton will return too.
In any case, he has confidence in general manager’s Phil Emery’s plan to rebuild a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Maybe it’s me, but when Bears general manager Phil Emery says that new Bears linebacker Shea McClellin was the team’s best "pass disruptor" when he played defensive end, everyone looks stupid.
First, Julius Peppers. Emery’s statement...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:35 AM
One of the biggest weeks of the NFL offseason kicks off Monday with the beginning of the period in which teams may designate a franchise or transition player in order to protect his rights.
Then on Wednesday, the NFL community will congregate in...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The Bears’ bid to rebuild their defense on the fly to complement one of the NFL’s highest-scoring offenses is starting at the top of the free-agent class.
Multiple sources indicate they are in play for Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:45 AM
You know it’s the NFL offseason when the series of teleconferences with draft analysts kicks off. And on Thursday morning, ESPN’s Mel Kiper moved us forward in earnest by discussing, among other things, how the Chicago Bears could get the best...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Devin Hester, you were ridiculous.
The key word is were.
In 134 kickoff and punt returns over the past two seasons for the Bears, Hester took it back all the way once. That's not ridiculous. That's replaceable.
Appreciate a career worthy of the Hall...