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Josh McCown decides to sign with the Cleveland Browns

Josh McCown decides to sign with the Cleveland Browns

yahoo.com Updated Feb 27 (yesterday)
The Cleveland Browns have a new quarterback. Yet another one. Josh McCown, who was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a lost 2014 season, has opted to sign with the Browns over other teams he met with, including the Buffalo Bills, New York Jets …
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  • Bears sign TE Zach Miller to one-year deal

    Bears sign TE Zach Miller to one-year deal

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    The Bears have struck a deal with tight end Zach Miller. Chicago has signed Miller to a one-year contract, the team said Friday morning on Twitter. He was slated to become an unrestricted free agent. (The Bears have referred to Miller’s deal as an exten…
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  • Jon Gruden: Time for Bears to give another QB a chance

    Jon Gruden: Time for Bears to give another QB a chance

    ESPN.com Feb 26 (2 days ago)
    As Bears general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox evaluate Jay Cutler to determine whether to bring him back for the 2015 season, ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden thinks it’s time the club gives another signal-caller an opportunity. Asked on ESPN "M…
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  • Bears sign CB Demontre Hurst through 2016

    Bears sign CB Demontre Hurst through 2016

    profootballtalk.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    The Bears have inked one of their defensive backs to a contract extension. Chicago has signed cornerback Demontre Hurst to a two-year deal, the club said this evening. Hurst is now under contract through 2016. The 23-year-old Hurst played 15 games for C…
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  • What's the greatest (and worst) NFL logo?

    What's the greatest (and worst) NFL logo?

    yahoo.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    With the news that the Cleveland Browns have created a "new" logo in the most Cleveland way possible, we decided to take a look at the best and worst of the NFL's current crop of logos. Do you prefer the classic style of the Green Bay Packers …
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  • Report: David Harris could appeal to Bears, Falcons

    Report: David Harris could appeal to Bears, Falcons

    A pair of NFC clubs could be suitors for Jets inside linebacker David Harris if he hits the open market when the new league year begins on March 10. The Bears and Falcons could be players for Harris, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reported Friday. One of th…
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  • Bears WR coach Mike Groh praised by former pupil

    Bears WR coach Mike Groh praised by former pupil

    ESPN.com Feb 20
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Consensus first-round pick Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper complimented Chicago Bears assistant Mike Groh's attention to detail when asked Friday to describe the impact Groh had on the wideouts' spectacular collegiate career. Groh, th…
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  • DE/OLB Dante Fowler's versatilty could interest Bears

    DE/OLB Dante Fowler's versatilty could interest Bears

    ESPN.com Feb 20
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A deep draft class at defensive end features five players projected by ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. to be taken in the top 15 picks. Included in the group is charismatic University of Florida product Dante Fowler, whose positional ve…
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  • Three things we learned at combine: Bears

    Three things we learned at combine: Bears

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace met Wednesday with the media at the NFL combine, and several other interview sessions commenced Thursday involving general managers and head coaches around the league. Here’s wha…
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  • Marcus Mariota to Bears not impossible

    Marcus Mariota to Bears not impossible

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A day after Chicago Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace danced around any commitment to Jay Cutler, the quarterback's potential replacement addressed the media assembled for the combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Oregon's Marcu…
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  • Bears' pass-rushers hope to emulate Julius Peppers' success

    Bears' pass-rushers hope to emulate Julius Peppers' success

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Julius Peppers ought to serve as an inspiration to the handful of veteran Chicago Bears defensive ends who are expected to switch roles and become 3-4 outside linebackers/edge rushers. One of the most feared 4-3 pass-rushers of his gener…
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  • John Fox on Brandon Marshall: We’ll make the best decision for …

    John Fox on Brandon Marshall: We’ll make the best decision for the Bears

    Last week, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said that he received no assurances he’d remain with the team during meetings with coach John Fox and General Manager Ryan Pace. Fox didn’t offer any during his meeting with the media at the combine on Wed…
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  • Bears are switching to a 3-4, something Jared Allen doesn’t dig

    Bears are switching to a 3-4, something Jared Allen doesn’t dig

    While his non-endorsement of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler got the initial attention, the other changes John Fox is bringing to Chicago could impact a player who’s had a much better career. In a bit of an upset, Fox hired Vic Fangio to run a 3-4 defense …
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  • Bears still trying to determine role for Shea McClellin

    Bears still trying to determine role for Shea McClellin

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Chicago Bears continue to discuss potential roles for former first-round pick Shea McClellin, but coach John Fox said the team hasn’t yet decided whether he’ll play outside or inside in the team’s 3-4 defense. “That’s something we’ve…
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  • Bears GM explains pitfalls of drafting safties

    Bears GM explains pitfalls of drafting safties

    ESPN.com Feb 18
    INDIANAPOLIS – New Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace faces a multitude of hurdles to rebuild a defense that ranked near the bottom of the league the past two seasons, but a familiar problem refuses to go away. Safety. In terms of pure offseason ne…
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  • Bears coach, GM stay noncommittal on Cutler

    Bears coach, GM stay noncommittal on Cutler

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace received multiple opportunities Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine to give quarterback Jay Cutler votes of confidence but both declined.
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  • Bears meet with McCown to discuss reunion

    Bears meet with McCown to discuss reunion

    ESPN.com Feb 18
    Josh McCown met with Chicago Bears coach John Fox at the NFL scouting combine Wednesday to discuss a possible reunion between the recently released quarterback and the team.
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  • Charles Tillman wants to keep playing until he wins a Super Bow…

    Charles Tillman wants to keep playing until he wins a Super Bowl

    Charles Tillman has spent 12 seasons in the NFL, doesn’t have a contract for 2014 and has missed 21 of the Bears’ last 23 games because of injuries. So does that mean he’s done? Not according to Tillman, who says he wants to play until he wins a Super B…
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  • NFL adds regional combine date in Chicago in March

    NFL adds regional combine date in Chicago in March

    Draft-eligible position-player hopefuls who played college football in 2014 have another chance to open the eyes of scouts. The NFL announced Friday it would hold an extra regional combine at the Bears’ headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois on Sunday, M…
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  • Tim Jennings undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

    Tim Jennings undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

    ESPN.com Feb 13
    Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings posted a status and picture on Twitter of himself sitting in a wheelchair on Friday alluding to him undergoing some type of surgical procedure, before later deleting the status and picture. But according to a source…
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  • Brandon Marshall understands Bears may decide to move on withou…

    Brandon Marshall understands Bears may decide to move on without him

    Wide receiver Brandon Marshall feels like he and the Bears are on the same page when it comes to wanting to win in 2015 and he “definitely” loves playing for the team, but that’s not enough for him to feel assured of a spot on Chicago’s roster in 2015. …
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  • Bears tab Stan Drayton as running backs coach

    Bears tab Stan Drayton as running backs coach

    The Bears have added a coach from the reigning national champions to their coaching staff. Chicago has hired Ohio State assistant head coach-offense/running backs Stan Drayton as its running backs coach, the team said Thursday. Drayton replaces Skip Pee…
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  • Bears sign CB Al Louis-Jean

    Bears sign CB Al Louis-Jean

    The Bears have reached a new deal with second-year cornerback Al Louis-Jean. Chicago has signed Louis-Jean to a two-year contract, the team said Wednesday. The 21-year-old Louis-Jean played nine games in 2014, recording nine tackles. A Boston College pr…
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  • Jared Allen eager to work with John Fox

    Jared Allen eager to work with John Fox

    ESPN.com Feb 2
    The potential shift to a 3-4 front hasn't tempered Jared Allen's enthusiasm about the Chicago Bears' hiring of new head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. Making the rounds at Super Bowl XLIX, Allen told the NFL Network he expects the …
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  • Video - Bears Interested In Bolstering Linebacking Corps 00:51

    Bears Interested In Bolstering Linebacking Corps

    Feb 23
    ESPN Bears reporter Michael C. Wright discusses areas the team may address in free agency.
  • Video - Will Suh, Cutler And Cobb Stay Where They Are? 04:12

    Will Suh, Cutler And Cobb Stay Where They Are?

    Feb 19
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky, Bears reporter Michael C. Wright and Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discuss the futures of Ndamukong Suh, Randall Cobb and Jay Cutler and whether they'll remain with their current teams in the NFC North.
  • Video - Fox Not Yet Endorsing Cutler 01:13

    Fox Not Yet Endorsing Cutler

    Feb 18
    Bears coach John Fox indicates that he is still getting to know Jay Cutler and has not yet finished evaluating the veteran quarterback.
  • Video - Combine Critical For New Bears Regime 01:03

    Combine Critical For New Bears Regime

    Feb 13
    ESPN Bears reporter Michael C. Wright discusses new GM Ryan Pace and coach John Fox forging their dynamic in Indianpolis.

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