This is the March 14, 2013 news archive. View today's Bears rumors and news.
When the Bears fired Jerry Angelo after the 2011 season, they were looking for a general manager who would be more successful in acquiring top-tier talent. But they also were looking for a general manager with better luck. Despite all his due diligence,…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agent deals prove Spencer, Melton were smartprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 14, 2013Last Friday, we pointed out that Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer and Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton were wise to sign their franchise tenders. The market for defensive lineman has proven that it was a good idea to take the money that was on t…Upvote Share TweetRICK MORRISSEY: Now it’s all up to Jay Cutler. There shouldn’t be any more obstacles or excuses, not after Bears general manager Phil Emery bought him a top-notch left tackle in Jermon Bushrod and an excellent tight end in Martellus Bennett on the firUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 14, 2013On the occasion of Matt Cassel's release by the Kansas City Chiefs, we should review the NFC North's pair of backup quarterback openings. Cassel figures in at least one, if not both, of those situations. First off, the Detroit Lions (Shaun Hill) and Gre…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 14, 2013We're Black and Blue All Over: So we've been sidetracked a bit with two intra-division stories: The Minnesota Vikings' cursory talks with Chicago Bears free agent linebacker Brian Urlacher, and the Vikings' decision to host Green Bay Packers receiver Gr…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 14, 2013With the signing of Martellus Bennett to a four year, $20 million deal on Tuesday, the Chicago Bears decided to part ways with tight end Kellen Davis. Now Davis has his first visit lined up since becoming a free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of the N…Upvote Share TweetThere was one thing new Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod had that some of the other top offensive tackles didn’t. And it was something coach Marc Trestman called “value that you can’t measure.” A Super Bowl ring. “There is nothing like taking thUpvote Share TweetWith Halas Hall under construction, the Bears arranged metal folding chairs in front of a wood podium and blue, sponsor-stamped backdrop on the track inside the Walter Payton Center. From there, new Bears tight end Martellus Bennett delivered something …Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: No Peyton this time, but quarterback market is cranking to lifeMar 14Compared to last year's headline-fest in both the first round of the draft and free agency (see Peyton-palooza), it has been a relatively sleepy NFL offseason for quarterback movement. Especially since ex-49ers starter Alex Smith found his new work addr…