This is the March 13, 2013 news archive. View today's Bears rumors and news.
Here's what we know: The Chicago Bears have yet to find a common financial ground with linebacker Brian Urlacher, a free agent who wants to continue playing in 2013. The Minnesota Vikings' middle linebacker is a free agent and making the rounds. Does th…Share Tweet
Bears 'up against cap' after Tuesday's spreeESPN.com Mar 13, 2013The dust began settling Wednesday for the Chicago Bears following their triumphant dive into free agency. After signing left tackle Jermon Bushrod (five years, $39.5 million) and tight end Martellus Bennett (four years, $20 million), the Bears cut ties …Share TweetThe Jaguars signed Bears free agent linebacker Geno Hayes to a one-year deal on Wednesday, the team said. The team also confirmed the release of wide receiver Laurent Robinson, a move reported earlier in the day. The 25-year-old Hayes will work again wi…Share TweetMARK POTASH: Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, in the final year of his contract, said he is not anticipating the Bears negotiating another extension and has no problem playing out the final year of the contract, making 2013 a ‘’prove-it’’ season.Share Tweet
Bears letting go of Matt SpaethThe Bears have cut tight Matt Spaeth, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reported Wednesday. According to Dickerson, Spaeth was to receive a $500,000 roster bonus on Thursday. The 29-year-old Spaeth played 31 games in two seasons with Chicago, catching 13 p…Share Tweet
Bears expected to release Matt ToeainaThe Bears made a couple of big additions on Monday with the signings of tight end Martellus Bennett and tackle Jermon Bushrod, which means they need to make some cuts elsewhere to keep themselves in a position to bid on players they might like to add to…Share TweetESPN.com Mar 13, 2013Jay Cutler has been sacked at a higher per-game rate than any NFL quarterback over the past three years, so naturally he expressed relief Wednesday that the Chicago Bears had finally found him a legitimate left tackle. In an appearance on ESPN 1000 , Cu…Share TweetHe flashed potential, and Kellen Davis was given every opportunity to fill the void left by Greg Olsen. But Davis, a 2008 fifth-round pick, ultimately disappointed.Share Tweet