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Report: Bears pick up 5th-year option on OLB Leonard Floyd

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Report: Bears pick up 5th-year option on OLB Leonard Floyd originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Leonard Floyd will be back with the Bears in 2020. According to ESPN's Field Yates, Chicago is picking up Floyd's 5th-year option: It's not at all surprising, given that Bears GM Ryan Pace confirmed they'd be doing that during his end-of-year press conference: "I think with Leonard, that's a fair question," Pace said. "Our plan is to pick up that fifth-year option.

An angry Doug Pederson not happy with report that Nick Foles will start Week 1

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Doug Pederson, perhaps being inspired by Nick Saban angrily answering a fair question about his quarterbacks on national television Saturday night, was snippy with the media on Sunday. Pederson wasn’t happy with a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that Nick Foles would start at quarterback in Week 1. Since Carson Wentz hasn’t been cleared for contact — Pederson admitted that in his angry news conference on Sunday — it isn’t a huge surprise that Foles would start against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.