Archive for the ‘Chicago Bears’ Category

Bears Free Agency Decisions: Germain Ifedi or Bobby Massie?

Monday, January 25th, 2021

The Bears need to decide whether one of offensive line coach Juan Castillo's great success stories needs to continue. Like with any other decision in free agency, cash will determine whether Germain Ifedi returns as their right tackle after playing the position over the season's final six games or whether it's Bobby Massie. For three straight years, Ifedi led the Seattle Seahawks in penalties with a ridiculously high total of 43.

Chicago Bears, Advocate Aurora Health to send vaccinated health care workers to Super Bowl

Monday, January 25th, 2021

The Chicago Bears and Advocate Aurora Health, in conjunction with the National Football League, have selected four Chicago-area vaccinated health care heroes to attend Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay. "Our frontline team members provided healing and hope as they worked through the pandemic to keep their communities safe and healthy. Now they're leading the way again, showing that getting the COVID-19 vaccine is our way out of the pandemic and back to the activities we love," Advocate Aurora Health Ch...

Bears future at tight end looks promising

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

After the 2019 season, the Bears placed more priority on improving the tight end position than any other spot. They made Jimmy Graham the first veteran tight end to sign with a new team in free agency and gave him the biggest deal of any free agent tight end last year. They added Demetrius Harris, who had played for Matt Nagy in Kansas City.

Veteran tight end Greg Olsen retires, becoming broadcaster

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Veteran tight end Greg Olsen is retiring from the NFL to become a broadcaster. Olsen announced Sunday that he is ending his 14-year career to join Fox as a game analyst. ''Proud of what I was able to accomplish in this league, proud of the relationships and everything that the game has given me,'' Olsen said on Fox.

GALLERY: Looking back at the Decatur roots of the Chicago Bears ?

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

GALLERY: Looking back at the Decatur roots of the Chicago Bears

Bears’ wide receivers were not the problem with passing game

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Fifth in a series So much has been made of the Bears' issues at quarterback and tight end in recent years that at times the wide receiver group has felt like an afterthought. More time was spent discussing Allen Robinson's contract than his performance. We've invested more conversation in Anthony Miller's maturity, or lack thereof, than his ability.

Bears’ wide receivers were not the problem with passing game

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Fifth in a series So much has been made of the Bears' issues at quarterback and tight end in recent years that at times the wide receiver group has felt like an afterthought. More time was spent discussing Allen Robinson's contract than his performance. We've invested more conversation in Anthony Miller's maturity, or lack thereof, than his ability.

Former Trinity College, NFL Standout Roger LeClerc Dies

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The 2-way player who won an NFL championship with the Chicago Bears was the first inductee into the Trinity College Athletics Hall of Fame. AGAWAM, MA — Roger LeClerc, one of the last two-way players in the National Football League who won an NFL championship with the Chicago Bears in 1963, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 84.

The Bear’s Den, January 23, 2021

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL BEARRRSSSS Chicago Bears hiring safeties coach Sean Desai as new defensive coordinator - NFL.com - Sean Desai, who previously coached safeties for the squad, is being hired as the Chicago Bears’ new defensive coordinator, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday, per sources. Chicago Bears to promote Sean Desai to defensive coordinator role - 247Sports Bear Report - The Chicago Bears will promote safeties coach Sean Desai to defensive coordinator according to a ...

Friday’s Sports In Brief

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) -- Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark with 755 homers and a legacy as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.