Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

John Fox says Bears had worst offseason in the NFL

Monday, June 17th, 2019

John Fox says Bears had worst offseason in the NFL originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com John Fox is now more than a year removed from his tenure with the Chicago Bears, but he still has some strong opinions about the team. Fox, now an NFL analyst for ESPN, fired a shot at the Bears during a segment of NFL Live on Monday. Fox was among a panel asked which team had the worst offseason in the NFL.

Well-traveled QB McCown retires, joins ESPN

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Josh McCown, whose 17-year NFL career spanned 10 teams, announced his retirement Monday. The journey now takes him to ESPN, where he will join the network as an NFL analyst, starting Wednesday, when he will appear on multiple shows. "Josh knows the game and is widely respected throughout the league," ESPN vice president for NFL studio shows Seth Markman said in a statement.

Well-traveled QB McCown announces retirement

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Josh McCown, whose 17-year NFL career spanned 10 teams, announced his retirement Monday. McCown played in 99 games (76 starts) across 16 seasons, completing 1,581 of 2,628 passes for 17,707 yards, with 98 touchdowns and 82 interceptions. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, spent the past two seasons with the New York Jets, serving as the starter in 2017.

Bears sign third-round draft pick Montgomery

Friday, June 14th, 2019

The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick David Montgomery. The running back from Iowa State was the first player taken by the Bears after they traded up with New England to grab him at No. overall.

You’re going to see some of Richard Dent’s best moves from Khalil Mack this season

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

You're going to see some of Richard Dent's best moves from Khalil Mack this season originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com With almost every Chicago Bears legend under one roof last weekend, it'd be hard to blame fans attending the Bears 100 celebration for being a little overwhelmed. In fact, the level of prestige at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont even left some of the current Bears' players star-struck. "Oh man, it was amazing," Khalil Mack said on Tuesday, from the podium at Halas Hall.

Virginia McCaskey: Bears’ 100th celebration ‘a happy dream’

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

There were times when George Halas was so strapped for cash that he had to borrow from his kids to help keep the Chicago Bears going. The Bears were struggling to stay afloat in the late 1920s and early 1930s, so much so that Halas, the founder of the franchise, had to turn to his children. ''I often use the word survival because of what was involved,'' McCaskey said.

Dent sees similarities between current Bears, 1985 champions

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

To Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent, the Chicago Bears sure have the look of a champion. Dent sees striking similarities between the current team and the 1985 shufflin' crew that brought home the founding NFL franchise's lone Super Bowl championship. That team dominated like no other, and the current group still has some climbing to do to reach the same level.

Bears officially unveil throwback uniforms from the days of Bronco Nagurski

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The Chicago Bears' new throwbacks were already seen out in the wild, but the team's official rollout is here. The uniforms, modeled after the team's 1936 duds, heavily feature blue and orange stripes and look pretty darn clean overall, though they do look like Auburn football's white unis if you squint hard enough. The plan is for the team to wear the uniforms against the Vikings on Sept. 29, then against the Cowboys for Thursday Night Football on Dec. 5.

Bears officially unveil new throwback uniforms

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Bears officially unveil new throwback uniforms originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The Bears were rumored to have 1936-inspired throwback uniforms on the way and sure enough, the official reveal of the new unis showed that the rumor was indeed true. The actual 1936 uniforms had long-sleeves for the jerseys, but had the same blue and orange stripe pattern. Bears head coach Matt Nagy will no doubt be pleased with the new look, as he had been previously quoted stating, "I love the stripes that we have.

Chicago Bears centennial celebration kicks off in Rosemont

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is decked in orange and blue this weekend as Chicago Bears fans celebrate the team's centennial season.