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Martellus Bennett Missing from Bears OTA's

Wednesday marked the Chicago Bears first organized team activities under new head coach John Fox. A lot of familiar faces have attended, but one that has not is tight end Martellus Bennett. It does not come as a surprise considering Bennett is looking for a new deal.Bennett is halfway through his four-year contract that he signed back in 2013. The reason he is looking for a new deal...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald’s Mom Claims There is a Witness to Prove His Innocence

Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by the team following an arrest for an alleged domestic violence episode that occurred Monday. Since then, McDonald was arrested again for violating a restraining order by going to his old residence. McDonald’s mom and dad stand firm that their son did not attack the mother of his child and that their son’s career...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte not planning a holdout

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte answered in the affirmative when asked whether he'll report on time to training camp despite contract issues, according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson. Forte is feeling the pressure of a contract year bearing down on him, and the Bears have been reluctant to offer their 29-year-old ball-carrier a new deal. "Nobody wants to play on a one-year deal,...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ray McDonald arrested for violating restraining order

Former San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time in two days on Wednesday. Two days after McDonald was arrested on domestic violence and child endangerment charges in San Jose, he was once again detained by police. Wednesday’s arrest stems from McDonald violating a court-ordered restraining order to stay away from his...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte back with Bears: 'All I can do is play football'

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte spent a good deal of time away from the team's voluntary offseason working out of his own in what's being described as “rigorous speed training." He's entering the final year of his contract with the team, but insists his absence has nothing to do with wanting a new contract. For him it's all about football at this point; nothing else...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Sounds Jaded Regarding Bears and Contract Situation

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has been among the most consistently good players in the NFL over the past several seasons. The 29-year-old veteran is also coming off a 2014 campaign that saw him post 1,846 total yards and 10 scores. Despite this previous success, Forte enters the 2015 season in a contract year. There doesn’t seem to be much happening on the contract extension...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Take Shot At Bears Coach John Fox

John Fox is 60-years old.  He’s been around the NFL as a head coach for 13 years alone and has long since learned how to tune out the “noise” from media critics.  His job isn’t catering to them.  It’s turning the Chicago Bears into a winning franchise again and he’s made that clear from day one. Still, experts have continued to dissect what his chances are of accomplishing...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett A “No Show” For OTAs

The Chicago Bears offseason training activities started today and there was an important player still missing. Martellus Bennett, 2014 Pro Bowl tight end, was absent when the team gathered for workouts today. Other players like Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff, who previously missed the voluntary workouts, were there. Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff back with the #Bears at OTAs,...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'Coach Killer' Jay Cutler riding final shot at being a starter

The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Jay Cutler last offseason to a 7 year $126.7 million contract extension despite the fact he was badly outplayed by backup Josh McCown in 2013. The move solidified the fate of former general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman, however, the nickname 'coach killer' was given to Cutler as he seems to leave a trail of bodies everywhere...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Details emerge from McDonald's domestic violence arrest

Details have started to emerge from the latest domestic violence arrest for NFL defensive end Ray McDonald, and they paint a disturbing picture of what happened before the 30-year-old was taken into custody early Monday morning. In a phone call to 911, the mother of McDonald’s ex-fiancee told emergency dispatchers that her daughter had barricaded...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears OL Kyle Long is a man of the people, says what we’re all thinking

The Chicago Bears did the right thing and released Ray McDonald after another domestic violence incident Monday. Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long sufficiently summed up everyone’s thoughts. Good riddance — KL (@Ky1eLong) May 25, 2015 Bravo. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The league’s defenses sorted from...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears chairman George McCaskey shows poor decision-making in Ray McDonald signing

It's not the way you want to start off a new front office and coaching regime, at least it was a holdover that made a mistake that leaves a black mark on the organization. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald's second arrest in six months was enough for the Bears to cut ties with the troubled player. However, the team's chairman George McCaskey was the one responsible for bringing...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears CB TIm Jennings is looking for a role, any role

At 31 years old, Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings is not done yet. Even though the Bears are building a new scheme under defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and Jennings is an imperfect fit, the cornerback wants to contribute any way he can, according to Dan Weiderer of the Chicago Tribune."We'll see how it goes," Jennings told the Chicago Tribune about his first year in a new...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Long has great reaction to Bears releasing Ray McDonald

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long didn’t hide his feelings when his employer fired a man Monday. Of course, this situation was a little different than a run-of-the-mill termination. The Bears announced Monday afternoon they were releasing defensive end Ray McDonald, just two months after signing the former San Francisco 49er. McDonald was cut loose after he was arrested early...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Pro-Bowler, Tim Jennings, is Lost

Chicago Bears pro-bowl cornerback Tim Jennings currently sits in a very difficult situation. The veteran finds himself in a new defensive scheme under coordinator Vic Fangio; this means that Jennings may not automatically have a primary role for the first time since coming to Chicago in 2010. A former super-bowl champion for the Indianapolis Colts, and an interception-seeking phenom...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin White Could Provide Offensive Boost to Bears in 2015

Rookie receiver Kevin White knows he has a lot to learn at rookie minicamp. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast Chicago Bears first round draft pick Kevin White excelled in a spread offense as a wide receiver at West Virginia. He knows he’ll need to adapt to a pro-style set, whether or not Jay Cutler is under center next season. White has had a taste of this in rookie minicamp, where...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears State of the Roster: Tight End

In the past few years, the tight end position has significantly evolved from just an extra blocker to an oversized playmaker on offense. Tight ends have been primarily known as players who provide the quarterback with a last second option by acting as an outlet receiver when the quarterback feels pressure, but recently, tight ends have become first-look options and have provided...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears UDFA's to Watch

Every year there are undrafted free agents that still have the talent to make the 53 man roster on NFL teams. These players usually contribute on special teams, but once in a while there is a “hidden gem” amongst them. Last year the Chicago Bears took a chance on linebacker Christian Jones and it has paid off. Jones started 5 games last season and finished with sixty nine tackles...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Biggest concern for the upcoming season

The Chicago Bears have a lot of question marks entering the upcoming season. How will the new 3-4 defense look? Will Jay Cutler bounce back from his abysmal year? Is John Fox finally the right head coach to lead this team back to being a consistent NFC contender? Those are all intriguing questions and potentially major concerns. However, the biggest concern for this season is if...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the Chicago Bears roster for 2015

With the free agent frenzy and draft process coming to a close, teams are finally getting a good idea of how their team will look for the upcoming season. For a team like the Chicago Bears, they needed to add a plethora of good players and coaches to help them bounce back from their disappointing 6-10 2014 campaign. Thankfully for Bears fans, it appears they have done just that by...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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