Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Chicago Bears to officially release K Cody Parkey

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

The Chicago Bears are officially moving on from their infamous kicker. The Bears will release kicker Cody Parkey at the start of the league year next month, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Parkey missed the potential 43-yard game-winning kick in the Bears' NFC wildcard playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles last month after the kick was blocked and then hit the uprights twice as time expired.

Bears release TE Dion Sims, save $6 million in cap space

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Bears release TE Dion Sims, save $6 million in cap space originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com As expected, the Bears announced on Thursday that they released tight end Dion Sims. The move will net the team $6 million in cap savings, per Spotrac, upping the Bears' available cap space to a little under $12 million. Sims signed a three-year, $18 million contract in 2017 but didn't pan out as a blocking tight end with receiving upside.

NFL Network analysts David Carr, Reggie Wayne make the case for Bears to trade for Antonio Brown

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

NFL Network analysts David Carr, Reggie Wayne make the case for Bears to trade for Antonio Brown originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Ryan Pace isn't afraid to go out and make a splash to add elite talent to the Bears. He shocked the football world when he traded for Khalil Mack in September, and a pair of former players on the NFL Network could see the general manager making another big trade. David Carr and Reggie Wayne listed the four teams they thought were trade options for disgruntled Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Robbie Gould ready to “consider all opportunities” in free agency

Monday, February 18th, 2019

More than one person thought of 49ers kicker Robbie Gould while watching Cody Parkey miss a field goal at the end of the Bears' Wild Card loss to the Eagles and thousands of them were in the same building as Gould at the time. Gould was in the Soldier Field stands to watch his former team in the playoffs and said that his phone started buzzing moments after Parkey's kick doinked off the upright and crossbar. Gould said that it was “tough” to watch Parkey go though the aftermath of a miss that came after a shaky regular season of work.

Bears 2018 rookie class graded as one of best in NFL

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Bears 2018 rookie class graded as one of best in NFL originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Ryan Pace's success in the NFL draft has been a big reason for the Bears success. The team's home-grown talent is developing and bolstering the roster on both side of the ball, even in their first season. The 2018 class of rookies produced a few starters and a few more regular contributors, receiving an "A-minus" grade from NFL.com's rookie grades.

The day after: Bears signing/not signing Kareem Hunt is ultimately your call

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The day after: Bears signing/not signing Kareem Hunt is ultimately your call originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Now that the Cleveland Browns' signing of Kareem Hunt has had time to percolate and simmer for a day, some impressions are possible. But not many clear ones. Because this situation goes in so many different directions, with so many emotions involved.

Bears fans split between relieved and disappointed team didn’t sign Kareem Hunt

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Bears fans split between relieved and disappointed team didnt sign Kareem Hunt originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The Bears were the team most strongly linked to free agent running back Kareem Hunt, who is still facing a suspension because of a video showing him committing alleged domestic violence. The Cleveland Browns stepped into the spotlight and took a chance on Hunt, signing him Monday afternoon. Bears fans and analysts on Twitter were pretty well split between being thankful the team didn't sign the running back and wishing they had.

Giants name Mike Dawson and Henry Baker assistant coach

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The New York Giants have hired Mike Dawson and Henry Baker as assistant coaches for the defense. In announcing the additions Monday, the Giants said Dawson will be the outside linebackers coach, while Baker will be the team's assistant defensive backs coach. Baker replaces Deshea Townsend, who was recently hired as the Chicago Bears' defensive backs coach.

Assessing Likelihood Kareem Hunt Is on NFL Roster in 2019

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson says suspended running back Kareem Hunt would be welcomed into the team's locker room. How many other teams would welcome the troubled player?

Akiem Hicks has simple message for Patriots haters after latest Super Bowl win

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Akiem Hicks has simple message for Patriots haters after latest Super Bowl win originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Let's face it: Few people outside New England wanted the Patriots to win Super Bowl LIII. But Akiem Hicks would like to remind us of an old saying: If you don't like something, change it. STILL HERE: Best sights and sounds from Patriots' Super Bowl parade That's essentially what the Chicago Bears defensive end tweeted Tuesday night in a message for the Patriots' many detractors.