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The Chicago Bears Top 5 Reasons for Optimism

Here are 5 reasons to believe the Chicago Bears will not only be improved from their dismal 3-13 mark (I mean you can’t go much lower) but will field a very competitive football team. While the majority of the media, both local and national, and some fans have written off the Chicago Bears as potentially […] The Chicago Bears Top 5 Reasons for Optimism - Bear Goggles On - Bear...
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Jordan Howard’s Final Ranking on NFL Network’s NFL 100 Comically Low

Jordan Howard’s Final Ranking on NFL Network’s Top 100 is ridiculous. Jordan Howard had a tremendous rookie campaign. After rushing for 1313 yards and 6 touchdowns while averaging 5.2 yards per clip, he found himself running the football at the Pro Bowl after finishing second in the NFL in total rushing. Certainly, after that type […] Jordan Howard’s Final Ranking on NFL...
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19 minutes from now

Gronk Comp is Crazy, but Expect Shaheen To Be Productive

If you’re expecting Adam Shaheen to be Rob Gronkowski you’re going to be disappointed. But the 2017 second round pick should be able to produce for the Bears as a rookie. No player has drawn more rave reviews than Shaheen simply because his combination of size and athleticism have been so incredibly difficult for the Bears defenders to match up with. That is an advantage he...
Via Da Bears Blog
7 hours ago

Best Case, Worst Case: Tarik Cohen

What is the best possible outcome for Tarik Cohen and what is his worst scenario. As we get ready for the 2017 Bears season, it is a good time to look at the ceiling and floor of every player currently on the Bears roster. Of course, career ending injury is the absolute floor, but we will […] Best Case, Worst Case: Tarik Cohen - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears...
Via Bears Goggles On
21 hours ago

Are Bears better than Texans, Broncos, Dolphins and others? Pro Football Focus says yes

Are the Bears better than the Texans, Broncos, Dolphins and other supposedly good teams? Pro Football Focus' recent NFL roster rankinsg suggests they might be.
Via CSN Chicago
21 hours ago

Bears upgrade tight end position, leaving Zach Miller competing for spot

The Bears’ offseason moves indicate they play to use more multiple tight end formations this season. Chicago committed to the position by signing Dion Sims to a three-year, $18 million deal with $10 million guaranteed, and by drafting Adam Shaheen in the second round. Both are obvious locks to make the roster assuming they stay…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Titans coaches had Vince Young behind Matt Leinart, Jay Cutler on draft board

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Jordan Howard wants to lead Bears... and lead the league

So Jordan Howard finished second in the NFL in rushing in his rookie season, despite just a dozen carries in the first three games. The
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Chicago Bears: Can Eddie Jackson begin the season as the starting free safety?

One of the biggest concerns for Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace this offseason was what do about the ineffective secondary. The play at both the cornerback and safety positions was underwhelming last season and safety in particular has been a problem for some time. The team just has not been able to find any consistency at the position in recent years. And with a defense that showed...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Bears set training camp dates

Fans hoping to get a glimpse of the 2017 Chicago Bears should mark their calendars now as the club hits the practice field at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais in late July. The team announced its training camp schedule with most practices beginning late morning and lasting until early afternoon. In a twist this year, the Bears are requiring fans [...]
Via Bears Claws
1 day ago

Three hot takes about the Chicago Bears offense in 2017

The Chicago Bears are heading into a season that is full of question marks. The team is looking to rebuild while, at the same time, maintaining a competitive edge. The upcoming season won’t be the easiest on Bears fan’s, but with a little bit of hope their could be some shocking accomplishments made on the offensive side of the ball. Here are three hot takes on the Bears offense...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears’ top five PPR fantasy players

With the season getting closer, it’s about time we turn our focus to fantasy football. The Chicago Bears saw some major changes to the roster. The team brought in a lot of younger players to try and revamp the offense, which means there will be some fresh faces to add to your fantasy team. Kevin White, WR2016 Stats: 19 receptions, 187 yards, 38.6 PPR points Kevin White has struggles...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler has no idea how to retire from NFL

Former Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s playing days are over. The much-maligned figure announced his retirement from the NFL earlier this year, taking a job broadcasting games for Fox in the process.But Cutler himself has absolutely no clue how to actually retire from football.Really.“Is there actual paperwork?” Cutler asked on a recent podcast with...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign former Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson

Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay man takes new bride's maiden name of 'Packer'

On June 17 at Willis Tower in Chicago, a Packer wedding took place — literally. There, lifelong Green Bay Packers fan Ryan Holtan-Murphy married Marie Packer. In a decision that the groom described as a “no brainer,” he broke from tradition and took his wife’s name.“We’re the Packer family now,” he said on ABC News, via Eliza Murphy of “Good Morning America.”While...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin White back at full strength: ‘I’ve got to turn it up’

The Chicago Bears expected Kevin White to be an NFL star when they used the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on the wide receiver, but injuries have prevented him from making an impact. White is aiming to change that in his third year as a pro.After raising some concerns by being held out of OTAs with a leg injury, White has declared himself fully healthy. He’s now focusing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears LB Leonard Floyd on concussion: ‘You don’t think the same’

Rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd was living his dream last season as a top-10 pick for the Chicago Bears. Then he got carted off the field after a concussion against the Giants in Week 11. He returned only two weeks later, and then in Week 16 he suffered his second concussion of the year on Dec. 24 against the Redskins, putting him on injured reserve for the remainder of the season...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Floyd: Recovery from second concussion in 2016 took two months

Chicago Bears linebacker Leonard Floyd showed a lot of promise as a rookie in 2016, but he also suffered two concussions. The second concussion, Floyd told reporters Wednesday, took him two months to recover from after the injury took place the day before Christmas. Floyd, just 24 years old, was a first-round pick in 2016 out of Georgia. The fact he’s already suffered two concussions...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Wright blames Titans for bad season

When Kendall Wright and the Titans parted ways during the offseason, he might as well have said “It’s not me. It’s you.”Wright caught a career-low 29 passes last season, and the new Bears receiver says it was the Titans’ fault.“What motivates me the most is I was probably the best receiver on the Titans roster last year and I was playing like 10 plays a game,” Wright...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Glennon says he can mentor Trubisky and compete with him

Mike Glennon won’t easily surrender his job as the Chicago Bears starting quarterback. At the same time, he says he’s going to help Mitchell Trubisky prepare for the job.The Bears signed Glennon to a three-year, $45 million contract before trading up to draft Trubisky with the No. 2 pick. Glennon is 5-13 as a starter since the Buccaneers drafted him in the third round in 2013...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A successful season for the Chicago Bears will not take much

Soldier Field is not only home to the Chicago Bears but possibly the highest number of sighs recorded during the 2016 NFL season. The Bears had a tough go last season, and that may be an understatement. No, they were not on the Cleveland Browns level of bad, but they were pretty close. Chicago was tied for the third worst record in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars and exposed...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutler on why he didn't sign with Jets: ‘Stars didn’t really align’

Jay Cutler decided to move on from the football field for the safer confines of the broadcaster’s booth after being cut loose by the Chicago Bears. While there were reports of a handful of teams being interested in the quarterback, nothing ever materialized, something that presumably effectuated Cutler’s decision to sign on with FOX Sports.One of the teams that reportedly had...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler, Kristin Cavallari selling Chicago-area mansion

I’ll come right out and say it, articles about athletes selling mansions are silly because it happens all the time. BUT! This one is different! Why, do you ask? Well in this case, it’s Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari selling their mansion, and this house is way different than most if not all athlete mansions.Cutler, 34, has retired from the NFL to pursue a future as an NFL broadcaster...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw tweets about being grateful for time with Bears, then changes tune

Chicago Bears fourth-string quarterback Connor Shaw posted a farewell letter on Twitter Tuesday morning after the team announced it had planned to place the 25-year-old on waivers. But later that day, veteran backup Mark Sanchez suffered a minor left knee injury during organized team activities, prompting the team to rescind the waiver.Shaw replied to his early tweet with the perfect...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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