Archive for the ‘Chicago Bears’ Category

NFL notebook: Browns DE Garrett fined $42,000 for two hits

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was fined $42,112 by the NFL on Saturday for two hits he made on New York Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian during Monday night's game. Each hit cost Garrett a $21,056 fine in a game in which he was penalized four times, including twice for roughing the passer, while recording a career-best three sacks. Siemian suffered a season-ending ankle injury on the second roughing call, which occurred midway through the second quarter.

Redskins TE Reed ruled out for MNF

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed on Saturday was ruled out for Monday night's game against the visiting Chicago Bears due to lingering effects from a concussion. Reed has yet to play this season after being hurt in Washington's third preseason game. The 29-year-old Reed sustained a concussion following a helmet-to-helmet hit by Atlanta safety Keanu Neal on Aug. 22.

Eddy Piñeiro, Bears kicking game officially questionable for Week 3

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Just when Bears fans thought their kicking woes were behind them, Week 2 hero Eddy Piñeiro became a late addition to the injury report with a right knee injury ahead of Monday night's primetime matchup with Washington. Piñeiro narrowly won Chicago's kicker job out of training camp and further solidified his status with a game-winning, 53-yard field goal as time expired in Denver last Sunday. His performance earned him the title of NFC special teams player of the week and made him an overnight celebrity to Bears fans everywhere.

WATCH: NFL Films breaks down final moments of Bears vs. Broncos

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Chicago Bears avoided the dreaded 0-2 start by defeating the Denver Broncos last Sunday in what's become something of an instant classic for Bears fans. Eddy Pineiro's 53-yard game-winner injected life into an otherwise lifeless start to the season, and while it was incredible to watch unfold live, NFL Films' recap of the final minute is goosebump-inducing. "We need one second and the ball," Matt Nagy said in the Bears locker room after the win.

A look at the first decade of the NFL, the 1920s

Friday, September 20th, 2019

TOP TEAMS: Akron was awarded the first championship after going 8-0-3; there were no playoffs and even some games against non-league competition. Indeed, there were no playoffs throughout the decade. So the titles from 1921-29 went to, in order, the Chicago Staleys; Canton for two straight years, then the Cleveland Bulldogs; the Cardinals; the Yellow Jackets; the Giants; the Providence Steam Rollers; and the Packers.

Matt Nagy says ‘earmuffs and blinders’ are keys to offensive turnaround

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy was so confident in the growth of his offense and his young quarterback this summer that he declared Mitch Trubisky a graduate of level 101 of his offense and onto level 202. In the meantime, he wants his players -- Trubisky included -- to ignore the outside noise. "Making sure we have the earmuffs on and the blinders," Nagy said Thursday from Halas Hall.

Bears Week 3 injury report: Eddie Jackson, Trey Burton limited in practice

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Chicago Bears have a favorable matchup Monday night against the Redskins in a game that could be just what the offense needs to get back on track. Washington will be the worst defense Mitch Trubisky has faced (by far) this season and should present opportunities for big plays in both the passing and running games. The most notable is DL Bilal Nichols, who's expected to miss the game with a broken hand.

Power ranking Chicago Bears players entering Week 3

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

It's early-very early-in the 2019 season, but there are a few Chicago Bears players who've quickly established themselves as critical pieces to whatever success this team will enjoy. Obvious names like Khalil Mack and Akiem Hicks are irreplaceable parts on defense, but what about HaHa Clinton-Dix? The Adrian Amos replacement has emerged as one of the team's best all-around performers through two games.

Bears offense, Mitchell Trubisky avoid panic over poor start

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

We went through a very similar deal here last year as this team and I think that in a lot of other different scenarios - different head coaches, and quarterbacks and offenses - there's a lot of examples out there that are very, very similar to what we are going through right now that have turned into pretty, pretty special places,'' Bears coach Matt Nagy said. Yet, this was supposed to be Year 2 of Nagy's offense, the advanced 200-level course for Trubisky and all the players. Instead, the defense has carried them and made the 16-14 win possible Sunday at Denver.

John Elway: NFL admitted it was ‘dead wrong’ on pivotal Bradley Chubb roughing call

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Denver Broncos lost a heartbreaker at home last week when the Chicago Bears concluded a frantic comeback with a 53-yard game-winning field goal from Eddy Piñeiro. The Bears marched into field goal range after receiving a Broncos kickoff trailing 14-13 with 31 seconds remaining. Controversy at Mile High The final drive was aided by a controversial 15-yard roughing-the-passer penalty on Broncos pass rusher Bradley Chubb for a hit on Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.