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Phil Emery

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  • Bears' second-round pick has room to grow

     Bears' second-round pick has room to grow
    The Bears and general manager Phil Emery addressed the interior of the defensive line during the second round of the NFL draft Friday night with the selection of LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson. The 6-foot-3, 315-pound, Ferguson projects as a solid...
  • Bears' 2014 draft provides plethora of promise

    Bears' 2014 draft provides plethora of promise
    With their eight selections in the 2014 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears chose NFC playoff legitimacy. They began the entertaining, exhaustive three-day process with holes free-agency didn't fill and ended it with a roster complete enough to challenge the...
  • Free agents will have bigger impact on Bears than draftees

    Free agents will have bigger impact on Bears than draftees
    Like nothing else in professional sports, the NFL draft markets in hope. It wraps up a free commodity in a fancy package and promotes wishful expectation in a scam more sophisticated than bottled water or pet rocks. If Bears general manager Phil Emery's...
  • 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 Q&A: LSU defensive line coach on Ego Ferguson

    Bears Q&A: LSU defensive line coach on Ego Ferguson
    LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley held that position with the Chicago Bears from 2007-08. General manager Phil Emery can see how Haley applied his expertise to defensive tackle Ego Ferguson, whom the Bears drafted in 51st overall Friday. "He’...
  • NFL draft preview: Tight ends

    NFL draft preview: Tight ends
    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. Bears status Martellus Bennett enjoyed a productive first season in Chicago, racking up 65...
  • 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 draft preview: Quarterbacks

    NFL draft preview: Quarterbacks
    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. Bears status Starter Jay Cutler signed a seven-year contract extension in January that should...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...