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  • Palmer's effort impresses Trestman

    Palmer's effort impresses Trestman
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Chicago Bears are considering veterans as they search for a backup to quarterback Jay Cutler, but coach Marc Trestman feels good about what Jordan Palmer showed late in the preseason last year. “We give Jordan a lot of...
  • NFL mock draft: Reporters make selections

    Few people know the 32 NFL teams better than the writers who cover those teams on a day-to-day basis. Those beat writers made the selections for this mock draft, and explained the picks in their words, choosing the players as if Thursday night were to...
  • Chicago Bears make it official: Devin Hester will not return for them

    Chicago Bears make it official: Devin Hester will not return for them
    Devin Hester is done returning kicks in Chicago. The Bears confirmed Thursday that they are parting ways with the three-time Pro Bowl pick after eight seasons, confirming what he told the NFL Network the previous day. So instead of a return to Chicago,...
  • Young hopes to help Bears with length, toughness

    Young hopes to help Bears with length, toughness
    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...
  • Forte confident of Emery's plan to rebuild defense

    Forte confident of Emery's plan to rebuild defense
    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...
  • Bears thank Hester in confirming his exit

    Bears thank Hester in confirming his exit
    The Chicago Bears on Thursday morning confirmed they will not re-sign return specialist Devin Hester. "For the past eight seasons we have been honored to have Devin Hester as a part of our organization,” general manager Phil Emery said in a...
  • NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs

    The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions: AFC North This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They...
  • Bears draft LSU DT Ego Ferguson 51st overall

    Bears draft LSU DT Ego Ferguson 51st overall
    The Chicago Bears addressed their interior defensive line need by drafting LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson in the second round with the 51st-overall pick on Friday night. Ferguson, who measured 6 feet 3, 315 pounds at the scouting combine in February,...
  • Bears Q&A: Minnesota defensive backs coach on Brock Vereen

    Bears Q&A: Minnesota defensive backs coach on Brock Vereen
    The Bears had a script heading into the final day of this weekend’s NFL draft. In the fourth round, general manager Phil Emery was aiming to come away with a running back-safety combination, addressing two major needs on his roster. Only one...
  • Bears Q&A: Virginia Tech secondary coach on Kyle Fuller

    Bears Q&A: Virginia Tech secondary coach on Kyle Fuller
    Virginia Tech secondary coach Torrian Gray coached cornerback Kyle Fuller, the Bears’ first-round pick, all four years in college. He helped nurture Fuller’s versatility in coverage, a trait that attracted the Bears to him. In a recent phone...
  • Bears scheme could dictate safety choice at No. 14

    Bears scheme could dictate safety choice at No. 14
    It would be fascinating if, by some measure of good fortune, the Bears went on the clock in the first round of the NFL draft May 8 with Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Louisville safety Calvin Pryor and Oklahoma State...
  • Bears sign RB Shaun Draughn

    Bears sign RB Shaun Draughn
    The Bears on Wednesday signed free-agent running back Shaun Draughn to a one-year contract, the team said. He joins Michael Ford as the only tailbacks on the roster behind Pro Bowler Matt Forte.   Draughn has averaged 3.7 yards on 63 carries in 20...