Chicago Bears | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Bears wasted no time in free agency to beef up one of their greatest weaknesses, the defensive line. Not only did they bring in the durable run stopping Lamarr Houston from the Raiders, but they also brought in the still producing and entertaining Jared Allen. Even with the big additions I don’t they they are done beefing up the defensive line. Unless someone falls to them...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears sign Jared Allen to a four-year, $32 million deal

The Chicago Bears have reportedly signed DE Jared Allen to a four-year, $32 million contract. Allen gives the Bears a solid rotation with Lamarr Houston, Willie Young and Israel Idonije, who were all brought in off the open market this month.There’s wisely only two years and $15.5 million of fully guaranteed money in this deal as Allen turns 32 next week and has shown declining...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston gets philosophical

New Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston is always active on social media. He loves posting pics on Instagram and tweets often. Because of his high activity, he gets a ton of responses he can’t help but see every day. Houston has been taken a lot of flack from a frustrated and passionate Oakland Raiders fan base. Many fans are clearly upset to see him leave. After days of seeing...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

How much have Lamarr Houston and co. upgraded the Chicago Bears DL?

  Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden famously said “never mistake activity for achievement.” The Chicago Bears have certainly been active in free agency in trying to upgrade a defense that ranked last against the rush by a wide margin; ranked 25th of 32 teams in allowing 7.7 yards per pass attempt; and tied for last with just 31 sacks.  The question is have they...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Rewind: Lamarr Houston whines on Twitter, Coliseum update and more

The Oakland Raiders had a rather busy week as they head into free agency. Take a look at the latest and greatest from the past week. - Lamarr Houston takes to Twitter in order to complain about the Raiders (READ) - Why the Oakland Raiders need to draft Khalil Mack with the number five pick. (READ) - With Veldheer and Houston looking like they’re headed to free agency, see why...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Lamarr Houston sending the Raiders messages on Twitter?

The Oakland Raiders and Lamarr Houston have not been able to reach a new contract as the defensive end prepares to enter free agency for the first time in his NFL career. This is not very surprising since Houston has made it clear he wants to be paid like a top five defensive and and the Raiders do not appear to agree on his value. When general manager Reggie McKenzie decided not...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Did you know Jadeveon Clowney was the last leg of a 4×100 relay team in high school?

Today Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore sat down with and talked a little about Jadeveon Clowney since they were at the same high school and both played together for South Carolina Gamecocks. Buffalo’s top cornerback said he knew Clowney was going to run fast at the NFL combine where he clocked a 4.53 40-time, […]The post Did you know Jadeveon Clowney...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Prepared To Tag DE Lamarr Houston?

Tony Pauline of mentions that the Oakland Raiders are “expected” to use one of their tags on impending free agent DE Lamarr Houston. Pauline adds that it’s not clear whether the Raiders would use their franchise or transition tag on Houston, but Pauline seems to think the transition tag may make the most sense. The transition tag would give the Raiders...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston: The Raiders’ humble warrior

One of the other big names on the Oakland Raiders’ roster who will become a free agent this offseason is defensive end Lamarr Houston. He played defensive tackle at University of Texas before he switched to the position of defensive end. During his career at Texas, he started 33 of 50 games, logging 133 tackles and 14 sacks. The Raiders selected him 44th overall in the 2010 NFL...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie McKenzie is committed to turning the Raiders franchise around

The Raiders will have more than $60 million in cap space, that should be able to attract big time free agent, but that might be that easy. The trick, is convincing a player to come to Oakland and play for a team that is not only coming off consecutive 4-12 seasons in which it lost […]The post Reggie McKenzie is committed to turning the Raiders franchise around appeared first on...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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