| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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,...
| May 28, 2014
The Bears' first organized team activity of the spring had the look and feel of an offseason practice, with technique, fundamentals and core schemes taking the stage as the main focus of the afternoon.
However, after watching the Bears run through drills...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:15 AM
What is the No. 1 position the Bears can't ignore in first three rounds? -- @nolejoe from Twitter
Tough to select just one when you consider the needs. The signing of a player like Jared Allen makes it clear general manager Phil Emery is driven to see...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:23 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
The offseason's revolving door at defensive end sent Julius Peppers to Green...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
If Dennis Rodman can become a beloved figure in Chicago, you can learn to love Jared Allen.
Reaction to the Bears signing one of the best pass rushers in the NFL on Wednesday ranged from euphoria to "Oh man, now I have to root for Jared Allen?"...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:18 PM
In the beginning: Jared Allen will turn 32 on April 3. He was born in Dallas, raised near San Jose, Calif., and went to college at Idaho State, where he was an All-Big Sky defensive lineman and long snapper.
Surprise, surprise: He was a fourth-round...
| 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 28, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The Chicago Bears’ reloaded defense and high-powered offense will soon get back to work. Players are scheduled to report to Halas Hall on Tuesday, April 22, for the start the team’s offseason program.
Coaches then will start meeting with...