Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Danica Patrick confirms she is dating NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Danica Patrick said Monday that she and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers are dating. Patrick confirmed the news to The Associated Press. Patrick, who is from Illinois, is a Chicago Bears fan but will change allegiances.

Danica Patrick finds love away from track with Aaron Rodgers

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Danica Patrick's heart is racing for Aaron Rodgers. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. "Yes, Aaron and I are dating," Patrick told The Associated Press.

Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio returning to Bears

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Vic Fangio is returning to the Chicago Bears as defensive coordinator after being passed up for their head coaching job. Before he arrived in Chicago, the Bears' defense ranked among the worst in franchise history.

Vikings undecided on whether to activate QB Sam Bradford

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer says he hasn't made a decision regarding the status of quarterback Sam Bradford, who has practiced the last two weeks in an attempt to be activated from the injured reserve list. Case Keenum will be the Vikings starting quarterback in Sunday's NFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. After practice on Friday, Zimmer refuted a report that Bradford might be activated.

Bears hand former Oregon coach Helfrich OC job

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

First-time head coach Matt Nagy is set to name former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears. ESPN reported Helfrich will receive a four-year deal, which puts him on the same schedule as Nagy. Helfrich became head coach at Oregon in 2013 when Chip Kelly left to run the Philadelphia Eagles.

Notre Dame confirms losing offensive line coach to the Chicago Bears

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

It’s not been a good week or so coaching-wise for Notre Dame, and this one is really going to leave a mark. Late last week, defensive coordinator Mike Elko left South Bend to take the same job at Texas A&M.  Wednesday night, the football program confirmed reports that surfaced earlier in the day that offensive line coach Harry Hiestand has taken a job with the NFL’s Chicago Bears. Hiestand spent the past six seasons with the Fighting Irish, coming to Notre Dame after spending two seasons in the same job at Tennessee.  Prior to that?  He was the line coach for five seasons for, you guessed it, Da Bears. “Harry is an outstanding coach — one of the best offensive line coaches in football,” head

Bears hire Hiestand for second stint as offensive line coach

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired Harry Hiestand for a second stint as their offensive line coach. With the Bears announcing the move Wednesday, Hiestand becomes the first assistant to join new coach Matt Nagy's staff. Hiestand was

Brett Favre wants his grandsons playing a ‘safer’ sport than football

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Brett Favre, the NFL legend whose durability remains the league’s gold standard, would be happy if his grandchildren played … golf? Favre, who holds the league’s all-time record with 321 consecutive games played, told CBS Sports’ “Pick Six” podcast that concerns about concussions have forced him to take a harder look at how football affects young players like his three grandsons. “But the likelihood of that happening by them playing football is very high.

Report: Bears likely to keep Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

It appears the Chicago Bears will be able to keep a highly regarded defensive coach in town as new head coach Matt Nagy begins to assemble his staff in the Windy City. The Bears are likely going to be able to keep Vic Fangio as the team’s defensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Fangio’s contract with the Bears expired on Tuesday after spending the last three seasons on John Fox’s staff.

Scott Frost wins AFCA Coach of the Year honors

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Would you expect anything less from a coach coming off winning a national championship? Continuing his burgeoning collection of trophy hardware, Scott Frost Tuesday night was named as the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FBS Coach of the Year.  This is at least the fourth major national honor Frost has claimed, joining the Eddie Robinson Award, Associated Press and Home Depot Coach of the Year honors. Taking over a team that went 0-12 in 2015, Frost coached UCF to a 6-7 record last season.  This season, Frost led the Knights sitting to a perfect 13-0 that included winning the football program’s second outright AAC championship and beating Auburn after earning the Group of Five’s New