This is the August 16, 2013 news archive. View today's Bears rumors and news.
The Bears’ search for another quarterback after losing third-stringer Matt Blanchard with a fractured knuckle on his left, non-throwing hand didn’t last too long. Jordan Palmer is expected to sign with the Bears. As always, the deal is pending a physica…Share Tweet
Nobody’s putting Jon Bostic in the Hall of Fame yet — so please hold all emails and snarky Tweets — but it might not be too early to put him in the starting lineup for Week 1 against the Bengals on Sept. 8, whether veteran D.J. Williams is healthy or no…Share Tweet
Long got best of nerves in home debutESPN.com Aug 16, 2013Kyle Long was nervous in his debut at Soldier Field, but the Chicago Bears rookie certainly didn't show it during a 33-28 victory on Thursday. Long, the Bears' first-round draft pick in April, started at right guard next to fellow rookie Jordan Mills at…Share Tweetsuntimes.com Aug 16, 2013ADAM L. JAHNS: For as much as coach Marc Trestman preaches spreading the ball around, he wasn’t overly bothered by quarterback Jay Cutler’s use of the “Marshall Plan” in the Bears’ 33-28 victory against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field on Thursda…Share TweetThe final minutes of preseason games don’t tend to be populated by players who project to major roles in the coming season, but that doesn’t mean that injuries during that part of the game won’t wind up impacting the team. A perfect example of that came…Share Tweet
Martellus Bennett says lack of preseason targets means nothingprofootballtalk.com Aug 16, 2013In the Bears’ first two preseason games, tight end Martellus Bennett has had exactly zero passes thrown his way. Bennett says that’s nothing to worry about. Bennett wrote a series of messages on Twitter on Friday morning, attempting to nip in the bud an…Share Tweetsuntimes.com Aug 16, 2013The trick to evaluating preseason football is to set very clear goals, grade players on their complete body of work, never overreact and make sure you check the film before you start handing out grades. So, obviously, all you get here are some strong fi…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 16, 2013CHICAGO -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday: 1. Matt Forte pumped life into the offense: After an inauspicious opening drive that lost 18 yards in three plays (two sacks, one neg…Share Tweet