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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 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.