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RB Jeremy Langford ready to assume bigger role for Bears

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) Jeremy Langford had a pretty good tutor to follow last year in Matt Forte. Now he has a big opportunity for the Chicago Bears. Langford came to camp as the front-runner in a stiff competition to replace one of the most successful running backs in franchise history after showing some promise as a rookie last season. ''Mentally, I feel like I'm ready to go...
Via Associated Press
10 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Hoge: Harold Jones-Quartey Looks To Change Bears’ Fortunes At Safety

Harold Jones-Quartey takes the field for the Bears season-finale in 2015. (Photo by Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images) BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — For a split-second, it looked like Harold Jones-Quartey forgot he wasn’t wearing pads. Right as the ball was snapped in Friday’s practice, “HJQ” — as he’s been known since high school — flew through a gap and stopped running back...
Via WGN Radio
48 minutes ago

Bears wide receivers give defense a taste of its own medicine

Before the Bears get into full pads for the first time in nearly seven months, a touch of smack flowed from one of the smallest players on the roster.
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Fox on Braverman: He caught our eye

Bears head coach John Fox talks about how impressive rookie wide receiver Daniel Braverman has been throughout the first few days of training camp.
Via CSN Chicago
2 hours ago

Jay Cutler thinks Kevin White is “going to be something special”

Thanks to a leg injury that kept him out for his entire rookie season, the Bears have waited a long time to get wide receiver Kevin White into their offense. The feeling around the team is that White is going to prove to be worth the wait. He drew positive reviews from his position coach…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 hours ago

Alshon Jeffery, Kevin White can form deadly wide receiver duo for Chicago Bears

At the conclusion of the Chicago Bears‘ first training camp practice, the joy and smile that second-year wide receiver Kevin White had on his face was impossible to miss and it’s not hard to see why. White missed the entire 2015 season because of a shin injury but is ready to make up for his lost rookie year. He spoke to the assembled media after practice and said he was happy...
Via EndZoneScore
19 hours ago

Healthy White ready to give Bears WR tandem with Jeffery

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears had just completed their first training camp practice and Kevin White could not contain his joy. Considering how his rookie season went, it's not hard to see why. Healthy after missing his first year because of a fractured shin, White is ready to show why the Bears drafted him with the No. 7 overall pick in 2015 and join Alshon Jeffery in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Training Camp: Day One Recap

The Chicago Bears have returned to the football field and there was rejoicing around the Windy City. The Bears reported to training camp on Wednesday, but the first practice of the season occurred today. Obviously, it’s way too early to get any answers, but there were plenty of things to take note of as the […] Chicago Bears Training Camp: Day One Recap - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Kyle Long in boot after hurting calf

Linebacker Leonard Floyd wasn’t the only Bears player who created an injury concern during Thursday’s opening practice of training camp. Right guard Kyle Long got hurt near the end of practice and there were multiple reports that he was in a walking boot after practice. The team is calling it a left calf injury. The…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Leonard Floyd’s Stomach Bug Scared the Crap Out of Bears Fans

Leonard Floyd left Chicago Bears first training camp practice with an illness that scared most Bears fans. If you’re luck me, stuck at your desk or unable to make the trip down to Bourbonnais for Chicago Bears training camp, you might be following the action on Twitter as fans and beat reporters post updates from […] Leonard Floyd’s Stomach Bug Scared the Crap Out of Bears...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Why Jeremy Langford’s Days as a Starter are Numbered

The Chicago Bears running back situation is far from settled, where presumed starter Jeremy Langford looks over his shoulder heading into training camp. It was only a few months ago when it seemed like Jeremy Langford would be the unquestioned starter of the Chicago Bears. However, the summer has completely changed the outlook of the Bears’ […] Why Jeremy Langford’s Days as...
Via Bears Goggles On
1 day ago

Bears avoid injury disaster with first-round pick Leonard Floyd

There was the potential for panic when Chicago Bears first-round pick Leonard Floyd needed to be carted off the practice field at training camp Thursday. Knee ligament injury? Torn Achilles tendon? Concussion? A cart on the football field is almost never good. The Bears have appeared to dodge a bullet. According to ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson, Bears head coach John Fox said Floyd was...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears first-round pick Leonard Floyd carted off practice field

The Chicago Bears and head coach John Fox are expecting a lot from rookie first-round pick Leonard Floyd this season. The EDGE rusher from Georgia is slated to play a major role at outside linebacker in the team’s 3-4 scheme after recording 17 sacks in three seasons with the Bulldogs. Unfortunately, it looks like Floyd’s career has gotten off to a horrible start. The rookie...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cutler: I feel like there's been a major shift in experience

Bears QB Jay Cutler talks about the major shift in experience, particularly on offense, and being a veteran in a young locker room.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pace optimistic about Alshon Jeffery this season

Ryan Pace talks about contract negotiations involving Alshon Jeffery, and why he's optimistic about the Bears wide receiver this season.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears show up to camp with renewed hope in Year 2 under Fox

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears rebuilt their defense. They gave their offense a different look, too. More than anything, they insisted they put themselves in a position to make a jump in the standings. Considering they finished last in the NFC North last season, there's plenty of room for that. ''I feel really good where we're at right now as a team and really good where...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chicago Bears bring back Devin Hester?

The Atlanta Falcons have released return specialist and wide receiver Devin Hester. Hester was the most electric return man for the Chicago Bears during his time with the team from 2006 until the Bears let him go to free agency in 2013. Hester holds many records as a returner, and was a decent receiver as well. Would it be wise for the Bears to give him another shot in Chicago? Hester...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bashaud Breeland brought puppies to Washington camp

Just the essentials are needed for players reporting to training camp, which, for Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland, included four English Bulldog puppies. .@salute_me17 bringing just the essentials to #SkinsCamp. https://t.co/K4zVLtznzk — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 26, 2016 This is just too cute for words. Breeland recently welcomed these pups to the world...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2016 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2015 in a nutshell: Ravaged yet again by injuries, they’re never able to recover from an 0-3 start, finishing without a winning record (6-10) for the third straight year. Why 2016 could be different: Star receiver Alshon Jeffery...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: A look at the new and improved linebacking corps

The Chicago Bears have had problems on defense for a few years now. Management has been slowly chipping away at trying to rebuild the defense. This summer, the Bears added free-agent linebackers Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman. These two should significantly strengthen the linebacking corps, and help get the Bears defense back on track. In 2013, the Bears were 30th in the NFL...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte on Bears exit: 'You're just a jersey number to them'

Cordial breakups are apparently not the Chicago Bears’ forte. In a recent interview with NFL.com, Jets running back Matt Forte discussed his departure from the Bears, the only NFL team he had ever played for. “At first you’re like, why wouldn’t they want a guy who does everything right, has been productive since the beginning?” Forte said. “But then you look at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why won’t the Chicago Bears pay Alshon Jeffery?

On Friday July 15, the deadline passed for players with a franchise tag placed on them to be signed to a long-term deal. The deadline passed without the Chicago Bears signing star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a deal. So Alshon Jeffery will play under the franchise tag for $14.599 million for the upcoming year and then more than likely become a free agent next season. So the question...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Allen says he told Brett Favre to ‘stay retired’ in 2010

Jared Allen tried to tell Brett Favre to stay retired before the 2010 season, but he wouldn’t listen. Vikings owner Zygi Wilf sent Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell to Mississippi to convince Favre to come back, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Hutchinson and Longwell carried out the owner’s orders. But Allen, ever the maverick, told Favre it would be OK if...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alshon Jeffery, Bears unlikely to reach long-term deal

It looks quite likely that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will be spending his 2016 season playing under the franchise tag. Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reported Monday that Jeffery will almost certainly fail to reach an agreement on a long-term deal with the Chicago Bears before the July 15 deadline. Jeffery is said to be asking for a salary much higher than anything the Bears...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Not a lot of confidence’ on long-term deal for Jeffery

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery might be looking at playing the 2016 season under the franchise tag. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Bears and Jeffery remain far apart on negotiating a long-term deal ahead of the July 15 deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign new deals. “There’s not a lot of confidence,” Garafolo said. “I sense that both sides...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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