Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

As Bears, Bucs and Brett Favre can attest, repeating is a rarity in NFL

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

If Tom Brady’s social media dispatches are any indication, the partying has concluded and the plyometrics have commenced. Which is to say, pre-production has begun on the sequel to the Bucs’ 2020 championship season. Thing is, sequels rarely stand up to the original. In the Super Bowl era, only eight teams have repeated as world champions, and none since Brady’s Patriots squads of 2003 and ...

From a new Bears home to Ravinia-style concerts, Arlington Park redevelopment ideas abound

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

A recurring topic on Chicago sports talk radio, online message boards and social media for years, the possibility of a Chicago Bears move to Arlington Heights is back in the spotlight -- one of many options being floated by local officials and residents now that the fate of Arlington International Racecourse seems sealed. Although some wish the historic 94-year-old racetrack would continue to host horses, many started weighing in with redevelopment ideas almost immediately after track owner Chur...

What Matt Nagy’s Past Hirings Say for New Coaching Staff

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Some team problems then were placed on the shoulders of offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich, offensive line coach Harry Hiestand, tight ends coach Kevin Gilbride and special teams assistant Brock Olivo. They were fired. Nagy brought in Juan Castillo for the offensive line, Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator, Clancy Barone at tight end and promoted Brian Ginn to assistant special teams coach.

Brad Biggs: If Bears can’t re-sign kicker Cairo Santos, they’ll be adding another uncertainty to a team in need of solutions

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

And who would the Bears get to replace kicker Cody Parkey — whom they had signed the year before to a four-year, $15 million contract with $9 million guaranteed — as the next potential solution to the issue created when they cut Robbie Gould on the weekend before the 2016 season opener? Parkey’s double doink from 43 yards at the end of the wild-card round loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2018 playoffs remained a fresh wound for the Bears, who believed they had a path to the Super Bowl had ...

Brad Biggs: If Bears can’t re-sign kicker Cairo Santos, they’ll be adding another uncertainty to a team in need of solutions

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

CHICAGO — Twenty-four months ago, two questions were hanging over the Chicago Bears as they launched into the offseason. How would the defense transition after the departure of coordinator Vic Fangio to the Denver Broncos? And who would the Bears get to replace kicker Cody Parkey — whom they had signed the year before to a four-year, $15 million contract with $9 million guaranteed — as the ...

Bleacher Report suggest Arizona Cardinals sign and trade for Chicago Bears Allen Robinson

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

With the offseason underway, at least the franchise tags portion, we are starting to see articles getting players to optimal situations. Bleacher Report did that with a look at five trades to create great offenses and they have the Cardinals involved in the coverage. From B/R: I think when you look at just the compensation, it is a fair deal.

Raiders might face Khalil Mack again in 2021 if NFL implements 17-game season

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

The NFL is leaning toward adding a 17th game in the regular season in 2021 and cutting the preseason to three games, according to the Washington Post. This is not a major surprise because the league has been planning for the extra game to occur and if the plan does get the green light in time for the upcoming season, there will be an interesting storyline added to the Las Vegas Raiders’ schedule. They will face Khalil Mack again.

Cole Kmet optimistic Bears offense improvements continue next season

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

It all starts up front.

The Bears can now franchise tag Allen Robinson

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

It seems like a safe bet that the Bears will place the franchise tag on Allen Robinson, which they could do as early as Tuesday.

WATCH: Highlights from Cole Kmet’s rookie season

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Highlights from Bears tight end Cole Kmet's rookie season in 2020.