Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Bears’

Bears waive kicker Ramiz Ahmed — an indication Eddy Pineiro’s job appears safe

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

The Chicago Bears waived kicker Ramiz Ahmed, ending the prospect of a training camp kicking competition before full practices begin this week. Incumbent Eddy Pineiro had an inside track on retaining his job. Tuesday's roster move strengthens Pineiro's grip and ends the possibility of an abbreviated sequel to last summer's kicking competition. The Bears signed Ahmed in April, presumably to push ...

Brett Favre ‘would love’ to see Aaron Rodgers on the Bears

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

After the Green Bay Packers traded up to select quarterback Jordan Love in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the future of Aaron Rodgers in the green and gold is unknown. Last week Rodgers appeared on the “10 Questions with Kyle Brandt” podcast on The Ringer, where he discussed his future in Green Bay and a thought about being on the Chicago Bears.

Bears getting closer with Robert Quinn

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Leonard Floyd was a multi-dimensional outside linebacker, but the Bears signed Quinn to do what he does best — sack the quarterback. Robert Quinn has a dominant trait and we are going to try to use that dominant trait as much as we can.

Bears rookie tight end Cole Kmet proving a ‘quick study’; Jimmy Graham ‘still hungry’

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Bears tight ends at the start of training camp in 2020: Darion Clark, Jimmy Graham, Demetrius Harris, J.P. Holtz, Cole Kmet, Eric Saubert and Horsted. That's a lot of new faces. The Bears understand how important the tight end position is to coach Matt Nagy's offense.

The young Bears must step up in 2020

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Right now the Bears are in a situation where they are lacking young difference makers, but 2020 will provide an opportunity for guys like David Montgomery, Roquan Smith, Bilal Nichols, Riley Ridley, James Daniels, and this year’s rookie class to make all their mark on the franchise. In a recent ESPN/Football Outsiders article from Scott Spratt, they ranked the teams based on their under-25 talent for the 2020 season, and for the second year in a row the Bears ranked a disappointing 27th.

Bears LB Khalil Mack, veteran teammates see clock ticking on chance to win big

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Several of the Bears’ best players are guys who have had fine individual careers, but done little or no meaningful winning. What would it take for the team to jump back into contention after going 8-8 last season?

Here’s where Bears fans stand on Chicago’s QB competition after first week of training camp

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Bears fans are split on who they want to win the team's quarterback competition this summer.

Bears film study: One player fell and the defense collapsed

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Fellow linemen like Bilal Nichols, Eddie Goldman and Roy Robertson-Harris looked pretty good when playing next to Hicks, then turned to ordinary without him. Opposing offensive lines didn't have to dedicate an extra player to blocking Hicks, which allowed guards to run downfield and seal off linebackers Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan. Kahlil Mack didn't make as much of an impact.

Macon County adds 15 cases of COVID

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

On Friday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration filed an emergency rule to give local authorities more power to enforce the state mask mandate at schools, businesses and childcare facilities. After a reminder of the rule and a warning about a violation, authorities could ultimately fine a business or agency.

Hub Arkush: No Bears group appears more set, or unsettled than the offensive line

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

For starters, Nagy has spent a chunk of the offseason positioning Castillo as one of the game's great coaches, and their argument would be if the club had invested first- and second-round draft picks in a tackle and a guard this offseason Bears nation might be turning cartwheels. According to Castillo, that's pretty much what the club did.