Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Bears logo ranked in bottom five of NFL in recent fan poll

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

The Chicago Bears logo has withstood the test of time. In a sports era full of uniform changes, the Bears have maintained the classic orange 'C' for most of their nearly 100 years in Chicago. Chicago's logo ranked 28th in the NFL, according to a recent poll of nearly 1,500 football fans.

Protection Issues: Bears O-line ranked 21st in NFL

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Mitch Trubisky is expected to have a breakthrough season in 2018 with all the firepower the Chicago Bears added on offense. Allen Robinson, Taylor Gabriel, Anthony Miller and Trey Burton will give the second-year quarterback a variety of explosive targets to generate points in bunches. According to Numberfire.com, the Bears' starting five could be the offense's Achilles heel.

Trubisky: ‘I’d definitely like to catch some touchdowns’

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

The Chicago Bears are counting on Mitch Trubisky to have a breakout season in 2018. There's no doubting the talent Trubisky possesses in his right arm. "I'd definitely like to catch some touchdowns and some passes, that would be cool," Trubisky said at Halas Hall after Wednesday's OTAs.

Bears see more comfortable Trubisky emerging as leader

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

As he prepares for his second season, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky can sense the difference and so can his teammates. ''I love the position I'm in and the leadership role,'' Trubisky said Wednesday. How far the Bears go largely hinges on the development of their quarterback.

Roquan Smith helps shear a sheep at Bears community event

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Roquan Smith has more sheared sheep than tackles on his stat sheet as a pro football player. Smith and several other Bears rookies participated in a hands-on community event at Lambs Farm in Libertyville, Illinois on Monday where he assisted farm staff with the sheep's grooming. "It's like on the norm for me though, playing linebacker you're in the trenches," Smith said of the experience.

Bears counting on a healthy Leonard Floyd in 2018

Monday, May 21st, 2018

There's a lot of pressure on the Chicago Bears' pass rush this season. The NFC North has suddenly become one of the league's most talented quarterback divisions with Kirk Cousins (Vikings) joining Aaron Rodgers (Packers) and Matthew Stafford (Lions). Chicago is the only team in the North without a proven veteran under center.

Charles Leno, Jr. on Harry Hiestand: ‘He’s getting us better’

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Chicago Bears left tackle Charle Leno, Jr. has outplayed expectations after joining the Bears as a seventh-round pick in 2014. General manager Ryan Pace rewarded Leno for his play with a four-year, $38 million extension last offseason, committing to the former Boise State product as the Bears blindside protector for the immediate future. Leno joined his teammates at the team's annual Bears Care Gala on Saturday and said new offensive line coach Harry Hiestand is going to make the group better.

Ryan Pace ranked among bottom-third of NFL general managers

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace is having what many believe is his best offseason since taking the job in 2015, but after three seasons and only 14 wins, he needs a big year in 2018 to justify the confidence ownership has in him. According to a recent breakdown

Anthony Miller shares pictures, video from Bears rookie minicamp on Twitter

Friday, May 18th, 2018

The Chicago Bears held their rookie minicamp on May 11- 13 and one of the most highly anticipated players in attendance was second-round wide receiver Anthony Miller. Miller is wearing the number made famous by Alshon Jeffery. Miller said this offseason that he wants to create his own legacy, but it's hard to forget the dominance Jeffery displayed wearing the same digits.

Akiem Hicks says Roquan Smith plays like he’s 6-foot-5

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Chicago Bears drafted Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft with the expectation he'd emerge as the next great player at a position overflowing with Bears in the Hall of Fame. At the NFL Combine, Smith measured 6-foot-1 and 236 pounds, size that in years past would qualify as a really (really) big safety. The modern NFL game is changing, however, and smaller linebackers who can run like Smith are a prerequisite for success.