Free agency rumors heating up

There is strong indication that the Bears are in the mix to land free agent defensive end Michael Bennett when the free agency period begins tomorrow for the NFL. The Bears may have the inside track with Micheal’s brother, Martellus, already a member of the Bears and Martellus has been very vocal in regards for […]

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Changes to the defense

Marc Trestman speaking with the media in Indianapolis as the NFL combine is set to get underway indicated that 2012 1st round pick Shea McClellin will move from defensive end to linebacker for the 2014 season. A surprise is the status of Jonathan Bostic who will be moved around as well. “We know one thing […]

last month by jeremymolchan

Bears Tag Henry Melton

Henry Melton, considered one of the top free agents the Bears wanted to re-sign, has now been tagged by Chicago for this season. The tag means that he will make almost 8 and a half million dollars this season, unless a longer-term deal is agreed upon. Right now, the Bears have him tagged in order […]

March 2013 by chrbro

Looking at Pick 20

With Brian Urlacher set to hit free agency and questions abounding in the Bears organization about the future of the team, we look to the upcoming NFL Draft to see where the Bears will go. Many people have suggested Manti Te’o, but that has been disputed for both the questions surrounding his unusual situation last […]

February 2013 by chrbro

A Sad Story: Knox Calls it Quits

One of the more disappointing stories in the NFL has finally come to a close this week, as former Chicago Bears wide receiver and returner Johnny Knox decided to hang up his cleats and retire from the game. At only 26, the Bears and Knox both hoped for a long career that would provide big […]

February 2013 by chrbro

Ticket Prices Rise Again

Despite missing the playoffs for a second straight season, the Chicago Bears have raised their ticket prices once again. This time, the prices were raised by an average of 4.2%, after being raised by 9.2% leading into this year. This means that since 2009, the ticket prices have gone up by 30%, and are now […]

February 2013 by chrbro

Steve Young says Trestman is Ready

Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young spoke out recently in support of newly hired Bears head coach Marc Trestman. Trestman, who was the offensive coordinator for Young in San Francisco in 1995 and 1996, was hired to replace Lovie Smith, after coaching in the CFL and winning back to back championships there. Young believes Trestman […]

February 2013 by chrbro

Bears’ Most Important Free Agents

The Bears offseason opens with some serious free agency questions, mostly regarding the defensive side of the ball. Several Chicago mainstays are up for free agency and may be looking to score a big deal with another team. The Bears do not have a lot of cap space to pay market value for all of […]

January 2013 by chrbro

Bears Hire Marc Trestman as Head Coach

After a long and thorough search for a new head coach, the Chicago Bears gave the position to former CFL head coach of the Montreal Alouettes Marc Trestman. Trestman has led the Alouettes to back to back Grey Cup titles, or the CFL’s equivalent of the Super Bowl. Before that, Trestman was an offensive coordinator […]

January 2013 by chrbro

Who Do You Want as Coach?

Once again, Bears fans, it is time to voice your opinion on a crucial Chicago Bears question: who should be the Bears’ next head coach? With Lovie Smith now out of the equation, Chicago now has to look in a different direction and potentially learn a new system yet again. Unless they promote a coach […]

January 2013 by chrbro