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Bears sign Armanti Edwards, Micheal Spurlock
profootballtalk.com Updated Jun 3, 2014
The Bears now longer have Devin Hester on the roster to return punts and kickoffs and they are reportedly adding a couple of players who could compete for those openings. The team announced that they have signed veteran free agent wide receivers Armanti…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears can cure the Chicago bluesTELANDER: The big boys are back, and just in time. Chicagoans suffering from post-hockey depression — those who finally learned what last change means and had defibrillators implanted after the Blackhawks-Kings Game 5, and then, bip, it’s all gone — wel…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears altercation nothing personal, just competitionThere was plenty of shoving. There was loud, come-get-me trash-talking. And there was a helmet taken off and violently slammed against the ground. “It’s football,” defensive end Lamarr Houston said after organized team activities at Halas Hall on Tuesda…Upvote Share TweetBy reputation — though not last year’s statistics — Alshon Jeffery is the Bears’ No. 2 receiver. When he speaks with the team’s No. 1, Brandon Marshall, however, the two agree that No. 2 isn’t a goal in any facet of the game. “It’s just competitiveness,…Upvote Share Tweet
Observations: Scuffle breaks outESPN.com Jun 3, 2014LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A brief skirmish broke out at Tuesday's organized team activity during a team drill between members of the Chicago Bears' starting offense and defense. Involved in the short-lived fracas was defensive end Lamarr Houston, right tackl…Upvote Share Tweet
Conte: 'No setbacks' with repaired shoulderESPN.com Jun 3, 2014LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chris Conte is unsure of the exact date he'll receive medical clearance to return to the field, but the Chicago Bears free safety said on Tuesday he's experienced no setbacks with his surgically repaired shoulder. Conte underwent a …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 3, 2014In 2011, linebacker Blake Costanzo helped give the 49ers some of the best special teams units in the league but he left for the Bears as a free agent the next offseason. Costanzo remained a core special teams player over two years with the Bears, but he…Upvote Share Tweet
Bennett, Houston Involved In ScuffleJun 3Martellus Bennett and Lamarr Houston were involved in a scuffle at a Bears organized team activity
Marcell Dareus - Don't simply judge Buffalo Bills defensive lineman by rec…Jun 3Marcell Dareus needs to make sure he's defined by all he's overcome to get where he is, not by his recent mistakes, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Dan Marino: ‘I Am Withdrawing as a Plaintiff Effective Immediately’Jun 3The football world was stunned Monday when a concussion lawsuit with Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino as star plaintiff was announced. Evidently, Marino himself was just as stunned to hear the news. Late Tuesday afternoon, Marino confirmed the news t…
Don Banks: Few teams better than Packers at finding late-round, undrafted …Jun 3The Packers' recent signing of baggage-laden tight end Colt Lyerla struck some as an out-of-character move for Green Bay, which doesn't routinely take chances on players who enter the NFL with the bevy of red flags featured by the talented but troubled …
What’s Dan Marino Doing?Jun 3In the wake of the news, first reported by the Los Angeles Times, that Dan Marino is one of 15 former NFL players to file a new concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL, there was one popular theory floating around: Marino would never have joined the …