Chicago Bears News and Rumors

  • Bears extend Willie Young

    Bears extend Willie Young

    profootballtalk.com Updated 4 hours ago
    Bears pass rusher Willie Young will be sticking in Chicago for a few more years. Young and the Bears have agreed to a two-year extension through 2018, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports. Young had been entering the final season of the three-year contract he si…
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  • RB Jeremy Langford Ready to Assume Bigger Role for Bears

    RB Jeremy Langford Ready to Assume Bigger Role for Bears

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Jeremy Langford had a pretty good tutor to follow last year in Matt Forte. Now he has a big opportunity for the Chicago Bears.
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  • Bears decline to put timetable on Kyle Long (calf) return

    Bears decline to put timetable on Kyle Long (calf) return

    Bears decline to put timetable on Kyle Long (calf) return
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  • Jay Cutler thinks Kevin White is “going to be something special…

    Jay Cutler thinks Kevin White is “going to be something special”

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Thanks to a leg injury that kept him out for his entire rookie season, the Bears have waited a long time to get wide receiver Kevin White into their offense. The feeling around the team is that White is going to prove to be worth the wait. He drew posit…
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  • Bears First-Round Pick LB Leonard Floyd Carted off Practice Fie…

    Bears First-Round Pick LB Leonard Floyd Carted off Practice Field

    bearsgab.com profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Bears first-round draft pick linebacker Leonard Floyd was carted off the practice field Thursday according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune. There were no immediate updates about the nature or severity of the injury. Head coach John Fox is schedu…
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  • Ryan Pace on Alshon Jeffery: He knows he has to stay healthy

    Ryan Pace on Alshon Jeffery: He knows he has to stay healthy

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    The Bears and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery didn’t come to agreement on a multi-year deal this offseason, which leaves Jeffery playing out this year for the franchise tender of $14.6 million and on track for free agency after he season. That situation ha…
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  • Boykin, Daniels sign with Bears

    Boykin, Daniels sign with Bears

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    The Bears signed cornerback Brandon Boykin and wide receiver B.J. Daniels on Wednesday. Boykin played for the Steelers last season after being traded by the Eagles. The Panthers signed Boykin in March but cut him in May. He’s since worked out for severa…
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  • Pernell McPhee among three Bears on PUP list

    Pernell McPhee among three Bears on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    When Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee had arthroscopic surgery on his knee in February, reports were that he’d be healthy in time to take the field when training camp got underway. The Bears announced on Wednesday that it will be a little longer before M…
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  • Offensive tackle Nate Chandler retires

    Offensive tackle Nate Chandler retires

    profootballtalk.com Jul 23 (7 days ago)
    The Bears announced Saturday that offensive lineman Nate Chandler has been placed on the reserve-retired list. Chandler signed with the Bears last month. He had played 37 games, starting 19, with the Panthers from 2012-14. Chandler, 27, spent last seaso…
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  • Bears Release Safety Omar Bolden

    Bears Release Safety Omar Bolden

    The Bears have released safety Omar Bolden according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. The timing of the move is curious as the Bears just signed Bolden to a one-year, $840,000 deal in March which included an $80,000 signing bonus. Originally a fourth round pick …
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  • Steelers release veteran tight end Spaeth

    Steelers release veteran tight end Spaeth

    The Steelers released veteran tight end Matt Spaeth Thursday with a failed physical designation. A third-round pick of the Steelers in 2007, Spaeth played seven seasons for the Steelers. He played for the Bears in 2011-12 before returning to the Steeler…
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  • Bears Great Charles Tillman Ends His Career

    Bears Great Charles Tillman Ends His Career

    Some players retire from professional football with a farewell tour. Others go out on top after claiming another Super Bowl title (see: Peyton Manning.) And others still hang on well past their expiration date and ruin the legacy that was built in the p…
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  • Three rookies should be in starting lineup when Bears open seas…

    Three rookies should be in starting lineup when Bears open season

    ESPN.com Jul 21
    Three rookies should be in starting lineup when Bears open season
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  • Bears add former second-rounder Amini Silatolu

    Bears add former second-rounder Amini Silatolu

    The Bears continue their offseason emphasis on their offensive line, adding a former second-round pick just before training camp. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Bears have signed former Panthers guard Amini Silatolu to a one-year deal. Knee injur…
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  • Mike Ditka is a big old bag of don’t-give-a-damn

    Mike Ditka is a big old bag of don’t-give-a-damn

    Former Bears coach and Hall of Famer Mike Ditka won’t be speaking at the Republican convention this week, though he still supports candidate Donald Trump. But in an interview with Michael McCarthy of the Sporting News, Ditka mostly came off as preferrin…
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  • Will Jay Cutler thrive for second straight year when Bears repo…

    Will Jay Cutler thrive for second straight year when Bears report to camp?

    ESPN.com Jul 20
    Will Jay Cutler thrive for second straight year when Bears report to camp?
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  • Charles Tillman retires as greatest defensive back in Bears' hi…

    Charles Tillman retires as greatest defensive back in Bears' history

    Charles Tillman retires as greatest defensive back in Bears' history
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  • Chicago Bears Insider: The Alshon Jeffery Rumor Mill Spins

    Chicago Bears Insider: The Alshon Jeffery Rumor Mill Spins

    bearsgab.com Jul 17
    By Bryan Dietzler The summer has been fairly quiet for the Bears so far as not a lot has been going on. There was the draft which took place in May and then a mini-purge of sorts with the release of safety Antrel Rolle and guard Matt Slauson. After that…
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  • Video - Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special player 00:51

    Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special player

    Jul 29
    Jeff Dickerson talks about the excitement the Bears have for wide receiver Kevin White.
  • Video - Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox 00:40

    Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox

    Jul 27
    Louis Riddick explains why John Fox is the perfect guy to develop Leonard Floyd into an elite pass rusher.
  • Video - Remembering the passion and intensity of Dennis Green 00:25

    Remembering the passion and intensity of Dennis Green

    Jul 22
    In light of former Cardinals coach Dennis Green's passing at age 67, look back at his memorable tirade after his team's loss to the Bears.
  • Video - Cutler remains Bears' top question mark 01:56

    Cutler remains Bears' top question mark

    Jul 13
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson questions whether Jay Cutler can put together another solid season in Chicago without former play caller Adam Gase.