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Phil Emery

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • The fear in Bears free agency

    The fear in Bears free agency
    The first question is whether the Bears can address any of their many defensive problems as the free-agency signing period opens Tuesday. The second question is whether Phil Emery can say no. Both questions involved Michael Bennett. The brother of...
  • Hoping Bears see urgency for Jared Allen

    Hoping Bears see urgency for Jared Allen
    Jared Allen has recorded double-digit sacks in each of the last seven seasons. That’s a right defensive end the way it oughta be. The way Julius Peppers used to be. The way the Bears need one to be. Even before introducing new defensive end...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tackling the Bears' defensive line

    Tackling the Bears' defensive line
    The question isn’t who will replace Julius Peppers. No, the question is who couldn’t. You there, reading this piece on your laptop, get in there at right defensive end for the next snap. You couldn’t lose outside contain much worse...
  • Here are 5 prospects who fit the Bears' needs

    Here are 5 prospects who fit the Bears' needs
    The NFL scouting combine produced some solid options for the Bears with the 14th pick in the first round with prospects such as Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert along with safeties Ha Ha Clinton-Dix...