BEARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Bears looking to trade Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears are finally looking to deal Jay Cutler and are seeking trade partners, according to a report.ESPNs Jeff Darlington reports the news on the Bears looking to trade Cutler. Cutler turns 34 at the end of April and is under contract through 2020, though he is owed no more guaranteed money. He has been the Bears’ quarterback since 2009, but he only played in five games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Finding A Quarterback: Ranking the Veterans

While some have argued that this is a bad year to need a quarterback, I strongly disagree. Over the last few weeks, I have spent countless hours watching and breaking down all of the popular veteran options the Bears may turn to in hopes of fixing their quarterback position this off-season. Below you will find a ranking of those players, not just in terms of talent but with cost...
Via Da Bears Blog
6 hours ago

Chicago Bears should go hard after wide receiver Victor Cruz

The 3-13 Chicago Bears of 2016 finished with the third-worst record in the NFL this season and one of its worst records in franchise history. The Bears need help in all areas of the field including wide receiver. The Bears should try to sign free agent Victor Cruz, recently cut by the New York Giants. According to Nick Shook of NFL.com, Victor Cruz visited the Carolina Panthers...
Via EndZoneScore
8 hours ago

Who's on the Bears' Mount Rushmore?

Who's on the Bears' Mount Rushmore?
Via CSN Chicago
17 hours ago

Could Chicago Bears Pursue Kirk Cousins?

With the current situation in Washington, is it possible the Bears could land Kirk Cousins? The Washington Redskins relationship with their quarterback, Kirk Cousins, has been quite rocky the last couple seasons. After playing 2016 under the franchise tag, the Redskins are considering what to do with their quarterback after a second consecutive solid campaign. […] Could Chicago...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Could the Cardinals be targeting Jay Cutler?

The Arizona Cardinals may just be the next team to try and mold Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler into their field general.In his weekly column for  The MMQB, Peter King presented the logic for a potential Cutler-Bruce Arians hookup.“Name the counter-culture coach who likes to take shots on guys hated by lots of down-the-middle coaches and GMs, who is the biggest proponent...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft targets: Jonathan Allen

It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears desperately need help at the quarterback position and in the secondary, but the team’s need for a more efficient pass rush may have flown under-the-radar. This past season, the Bears top two pass rushers outside linebacker Willie Young and defensive end Akiem Hicks) combined for just 14.5 sacks, one whole sack less than the league’s leader...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sometimes There is Nothing to Say

It is Sunday night, 8:32 PM ET. There is a blank WordPress screen staring back from a $180 laptop, purposefully cheap because at some point an iced coffee or Guinness or will be sprinting between keyboard buttons rendering it completely useless. Across from the screen sits a man, twenty pounds lighter than he was 35 days ago, blood steam devoid of alcohol, searching for something...
Via Da Bears Blog
1 day ago

Bears Cameron Meredith: Best Double Move

Pro Football Focus recently posted a list of the best NFL wide receivers at each possible route. Surprisingly, there was a Chicago Bear on the list. Second-year receiver Cameron Meredith made the list as the best in the NFL at double moves. I’ll give you a second for the shock to set in. Despite most […] Bears Cameron Meredith: Best Double Move - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Chicago Bears: Defense must improve after historically bad 2016 season

The current version of the Chicago Bears defense does not exactly elicit memories of the dominant Bears defenses of the past. Not by a long shot. In 2016, the Chicago Bears defense gave up 24.9 points per game, which was bad enough for 24th in the league. This number is a little misleading because in terms of yardage surrendered, the Bears defense wasn’t terrible. They finished...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Chicago Bears: Passing game has its share of issues

Thanks to a number of key additions and another offseason under head coach John Fox, things were supposed to be a lot better for the Chicago Bears in 2016. Instead, the team went through three different starting quarterbacks and won only three games. There were issues when it came to all aspects of the club. Here we will focus on the Bears’ aerial attack. In 2016, Chicago is a...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago

49ers may pursue Brian Hoyer, Matt Schaub

The San Francisco 49ers have been mentioned as having interest in Matt Schaub, and another quarterback potentially in the mix for them is Brian Hoyer.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows, who is a plugged-in 49ers reporter, hosted a Q&A earlier this week and was asked about San Francisco’s short-term plans for a QB.In his response, Barrows said he expects new head coach Kyle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BearsTalk Podcast: The risk and reward for Bears in trading for Jimmy Garoppolo

Chris Boden, Scott Krinch and Chicago Sun-Times Bears beat writer Patrick Finley discuss Alshon Jeffery's franchise tag and the risk/reward of trading for Jimmy Garoppolo.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

Chicago Bears sign OL Eric Kush to 2-year contract

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed offensive lineman Eric Kush to a two-year contract. Kush made a career-high four starts and played in eight games for Chicago last season. He has appeared in 18 games with five starts for the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-14), St. Louis Rams (2015) and Bears (2016). He has also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2015) and...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears should sign Eric Berry

The secondary is one of the Chicago Bears biggest problems. The key to fixing it is in signing star safety Eric Berry this off-season. Berry is one of the best safeties in the league right now and there is a chance he won’t re-sign with the Kansas City Chiefs this off-season. The Bears can really use a solid, veteran safety that can improve the secondary. This past season Berry...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears sign tight end Justin Perillo

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Tight end Justin Perillo has signed with the Chicago Bears. Perillo had 15 receptions for 137 yards in 20 games with Green Bay from 2014-16. He also spent time on the Packers' practice squad in 2014 and 2015 as well as Chicago's in 2016. The Bears finished last in the NFC North at 3-13. Chicago announced the signing Friday. --- For more NFL coverage:...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles expected to chase Alshon Jeffery in free agency

Despite Carson Wentz throwing for more than 3,700 yards last season, the Philadelphia Eagles’ leading receiver was a tight end.The Eagles hope to change that by possibly signing the best free-agent wide receiver on the market. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that Philadelphia is expected to “be in on” Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.The former Pro Bowl selection...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears’ Kyle Long explains funny reason he prefers Obama White House over Trump

You’ve got to love Chicago Bears’ offensive lineman Kyle Long, who’s (likely) nowhere near winning the Super Bowl with his current franchise. That doesn’t stop him from daydreaming about it on Twitter, though.More specifically, Long went on a short Twitter spree about visiting (or not visiting) the White House as a Super Bowl Champion and how if he was to win a Super Bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets not interested in Jay Cutler

The New York Jets announced on Wednesday that they have hired quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates, who most recently held the same position with the Chicago Bears. That led to speculation that Jay Cutler could now be an offseason target for the Jets because of his ties to Bates, but one reporter doesn’t see that happening.According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, the Jets are unlikely to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher taking hair restoration clinic to court over use of his name and likeness

Brian Urlacher and his relatively newfound head of hair are taking a hair restoration clinic to court over the use of his likeness. In a lawsuit filed in Florida this week, Urlacher claims a hair restoration clinic used his likeness despite the former Chicago Bears linebacker never agreeing to an endorsement deal of any kind. Urlacher has an endorsement deal with Restore Hair that...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears must re-sign Alshon Jeffery

Heading into the off-season the Chicago Bears have a lot of work ahead of them if they are going to improve next year. The first and biggest item on their to-do list should be re-signing wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a long-term deal. Although Jeffery has had trouble staying healthy last season and was suspended four games for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Re...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFLPA will tell free agents not to sign with the Bears in new bill passes in Illinois

The Chicago Bears could be on the verge of becoming the least popular free agent destination in the NFL.NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told 670 the Score on Saturday that if the Illinois state legislature passes a bill taking away workers’ compensation benefits from former athletes over the age of 35, the union will recommend free agents avoid Chicago...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Long threw up 30 times in one night following surgery

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long is an important part of the long-term plan for the franchise. However, this offseason is largely going to be spent rehabbing a pair of surgeries. The first actually happened during the season, after he got rolled up back in early December. It resulted in a surgery that repaired just about everything inside his ankle, per Howie Long in the...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Football Focus names Melvin Ingram as NFL’s top 2017 free agent

An underrated edge rusher from the recently relocated Los Angeles Chargers has been named the top 2017 free agent by Pro Football Focus.Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who produced 8.5 sacks for the Chargers in 2016, topped PFF’s list of “likely” free agents, an important designation this time of year. Not included in the list were players such as Pittsburgh Steelers running...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Chicago Bears

Dating back to their founding in 1919 as the Decatur Staleys before relocating in 1921, the Chicago Bears have had 18 coaches in NFL franchise history. This storied list includes one Hall of Fame coaches who had multiple stints with the team, two Hall of Fame players, and one Super Bowl winner. How many of the leaders of the Bears can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: On two occasions...
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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