Archive for the ‘Chicago Bears’ Category

NFL free agency: Raiders sign QB Mike Glennon to back up Derek Carr

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

NFL free agency: Raiders sign QB Mike Glennon to back up Derek Carr originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Derek Carr, meet your new backup. The Raiders signed journeyman quarterback Mike Glennon, the team announced Friday afternoon. Contract terms were not immediately disclosed.

Bears re-sign punter, backup QB

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

The Chicago Bears re-signed two players Wednesday -- starting punter Patrick O'Donnell and reserve quarterback Tyler Bray. O'Donnell, 28, has been the team's punter for the past five seasons after being selected in the sixth round of the 2014 draft out of the University of Miami. He has a franchise-best career average of 44.9 yards per punt and set the team's single-season record of 47.0 in 2017.

Why Raiders won award for Khalil Mack trade at MIT Sloan conference

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Why Raiders won award for Khalil Mack trade at MIT Sloan conference originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Daryl Morey is rooting for a team from ... Oakland? The Houston Rockets general manager, whose Warriors obsession does not quite equate to fondness, told The Athletic's Vic Tafur he is "rooting for the Raiders" this season.

Bears Football Madness: Khalil Mack, Matt Nagy headline 2018 Region

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Bears Football Madness: Khalil Mack, Matt Nagy headline 2018 Region originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Excitement for the Bears is at an all-time high, so while March Madness and the NCAA Tournament begin, we still have Bears on the mind. So we've created Chicago Bears Football Madness, pitting players from the three best Bears teams and legends head-to-head. This is the 2018 region.

Chicago Football Madness: Brian Urlacher earns top seed in 2006 region

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Chicago Football Madness: Brian Urlacher earns top seed in 2006 region originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com 1 Brian Urlacher 16 Urlacher with hair Bald Urlacher: As strong a case as any in the field for the number one overall seed. The 2018 Hall of Fame inductee revolutionized the game at middle linebacker and did it playing for a franchise with the richest defensive identity. The eight-time Pro Bowler, five-time All-Pro, 2000 Defensive Rookie of the Year, 2005 AP Defensive Player of the Year and Bears all-time leading tackler is the odds on favorite to be the last man standing at the end of this madness.

Lions agree to terms with CB Marcus Cooper on 1-year deal

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

The Detroit Lions agreed to terms on a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Cooper. The Lions made the move Saturday, adding depth at the position bolstered by the addition of cornerback Justin Coleman in free agency earlier in the week. Cooper closed last season with the Lions, playing in four games after appearing in two games early in the season with the Chicago Bears.

Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos, reuniting with Denver coach Vic Fangio, who was his defensive coordinator in Chicago. Callahan is the second unrestricted free agent defensive back Denver has signed in free agency, joining former Houston Texans hard-hitter Kareem Jackson in the ''No Fly Zone'' Version 2.0. Callahan joined the Bears as a college free agent out of Rice University in 2015 and has 122 tackles, four sacks, four interceptions, 20 pass breakups and a forced fumble in four NFL seasons.

Bears agree to 1-year deals with WR Hall, DT Williams

Friday, March 15th, 2019

The Chicago Bears have agreed to one-year contracts with receiver Marvin Hall and defensive tackle Nick Williams. Hall had 12 receptions for 209 yards the past two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. He has been primarily a special teams player.

Bears make it official: Cody Parkey has been released

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The worst kept secret around the Bears this offseason has been that Cody Parkey would not be back with the team. Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy had already said they would release Parkey at the start of the new league year in the NFL. Parkey's official release was snuck in the bottom half of a press release that included the team tendering contracts to defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris, linebacker Isaiah Irving and offensive lineman Rashaad Coward.

NFL transactions notebook: Browns reportedly acquire Beckham

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

The New York Giants reportedly traded Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland on Tuesday night, giving Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield one of the best wide receivers in the league as his newest target. According to multiple reports, the Giants will get in return the No. 17 overall pick in the 2019 draft, a 2019 third-round pick and safety Jabrill Peppers. The Giants now have picks No. 6 and 17 in the first round.