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Phil Emery

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  • Bears right on Julius Peppers and Charles Tillman

     Bears right on Julius Peppers and Charles Tillman
    Three days after the Bears signed former Packers safety M.D. Jennings, their NFC North rivals stunned the league Saturday when they announced they had agreed to a contract with defensive end Julius Peppers. A cynic would say the Bears can't beat the...
  • Domenik Hixon eager to compete on all levels

    Domenik Hixon eager to compete on all levels
    Opportunities fueled Domenik Hixon's decision to sign a free-agent contract with the Bears last week. Chances to return kickoffs and punts and to contribute as a wide receiver appealed to the eight-year veteran who could be a significant part of a Bears...
  • 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...
  • Bears are younger—but are they better?

    Bears are younger—but are they better?
    No Country for Old Men. At least we know Chicago is for the young. This week we say goodbye to Julius Peppers and Josh McCown and Devin Hester and maybe Charles Tillman. We say hello to Lamarr Houston, Ryan Mundy and Jordan Senn. Honestly, I have...
  • M.D. Jennings, FS

    M.D. Jennings, FS
    6-0, 187 Packers (2011-2013) Age: 25 College: Arkansas St. (undrafted, 2011) What he adds: Experience and depth on defense and experience on special teams. Bears general manager Phil Emery praised his coverage skills. Pressing question: Can he...
  • No, Bears, a pass rusher must rush the passer

    No, Bears, a pass rusher must rush the passer
    A Bears team that tied for the fewest sacks in the NFL last season began free agency by signing a defensive end who recorded fewer sacks than Julius Peppers, a defensive end the Bears couldn’t wait to get rid of because, well, he didn’t record...
  • Bears' free-agent moves still leave holes on defense

     Bears' free-agent moves still leave holes on defense
    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. Houston, whose...
  • Bears preparing play for defensive end Michael Bennett

    Bears preparing play for defensive end Michael Bennett
    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,...
  • Bears won't be getting sentimental over anyone

    Bears won't be getting sentimental over anyone
    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...
  • Emery: Bears will evaluate Sam's 'skill set as a football player'

    Emery: Bears will evaluate Sam's 'skill set as a football player'
    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery on Monday expressed respect for Michael Sam and vowed to evaluate Sam on his football ability. Sam, an NFL prospect and the reigning SEC defensive player of the year, said Sunday that he is gay. “Michael...
  • NFL teams can't take Prince Shembo's word for it

    NFL teams can't take Prince Shembo's word for it
    After one Notre Dame football practice in August, coach Brian Kelly described defensive end Prince Shembo to reporters. "He plays the game with that chip where (he is) going to do whatever's necessary to be disruptive,'' Kelly said. "You almost have to...
  • Jernigan disregarding mock draft projections to Bears

    Jernigan disregarding mock draft projections to Bears
    INDIANAPOLIS--Florida St. defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan pays no attention to the numerous mock drafts that project the Chicago Bears to draft him 14th overall in May. “I’m just staying to true to the process, man, just keeping my head down...