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Bears | Chicago hires Brock Olivo
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:54:41 -0800

The Chicago Bears have hired former Denver Broncos special teams coach Brock Olivo as their assistant special teams coach.


Bears | Dave Ragone expected to stay
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:18:55 -0800

Chicago Bears quarterbacks coach Dave Ragone is expected to remain on the coaching staff under head coach Matt Nagy.


Bears | Calvin Ridley makes sense for Bears
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:22:29 -0800

Alabama WR Calvin Ridley was given to the Chicago Bears in the first 2018 mock draft by ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper. Ridley is widely considered the top wide receiver available in the 2018 draft class.


Bears | Chicago bringing in Shane Toub
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:44:47 -0800

Former University of Illinois graduate assistant Shane Toub is being hired as an offensive quality control coach for the Chicago Bears. Toub is the son of former Kansas City Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub.


Bears | Chicago assistants should return
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:27:14 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive assistant coaches Glenn Pires, Roy Anderson, Jay Rodgers and Ed Donatell are expected to return in their respective roles under retained defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.


Bears | Darrell Bevell an option for Bears
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:22:16 -0800

Former Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell is a candidate to join the Chicago Bears coaching staff.


Bears | Chicago considering Todd Downing as QB coach
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:39:52 -0800

Former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing is expected to interview with the Chicago Bears for their quarterbacks coach opening.


Bears | Patrick O'Hara meets with Bears
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:54:25 -0800

Houston Texans offensive assistant Patrick O'Hara interviewed for the Chicago Bears' quarterbacks coach position Tuesday, Jan. 16.


Bears | Kevin M. Gilbride headed to Chicago
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:25:38 -0800

The Chicago Bears hired former New York Giants tight end coach Kevin M. Gilbride to assume the same post Saturday, Jan. 13.


Bears | Mike Furrey hired
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:55:34 -0800

The Chicago Bears hired former NFL WR Mike Furrey to be their new wide receivers coach Friday, Jan. 12.


Bears | Vic Fangio staying with Bears
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:38:19 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will remain with the Bears after agreeing to a new three-year deal with the team, according to a source.


Bears | Chicago hires Chris Tabor
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:34:41 -0800

The Chicago Bears have hired Cleveland Browns special teams coordinator Chris Tabor as their new special teams coordinator.


Bears | Chicago looking to add Pat O'Hara
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:53:35 -0800

The Chicago Bears are interested in hiring Houston Texans offensive assistant Pat O'Hara as their quarterbacks coach, according to the Houston Chronicle's John McClain.


Bears | James Bettcher could be next DC
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:44:57 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator James Bettcher is "still in play" for the same role with the Chicago Bears, according to Mike Jurecki.


Bears | Vic Fangio to depart?
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:30:06 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is expected to take a position under current Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, assuming the latter gets a head coaching job, according to Mike Jurecki. Shurmur is currently considered the favorite to take over the Arizona Cardinals.


Bears | Mark Helfrich hired by Bears
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:39:50 -0800

Updating an earlier report, former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was hired by the Chicago Bears as offensive coordinator Thursday, Jan. 11, according to a source.


Bears | Mark Helfrich atop Bears' OC list
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:39:11 -0800

Former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich is the top candidate for the Chicago Bears' offensive coordinator position, according to sources.


Bears | Chicago hires Harry Hiestand
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:22:11 -0800

The Chicago Bears hired Harry Hiestand (Notre Dame) as their offensive line coach Wednesday, Jan. 10. Hiestand held the same position in Chicago from 2005 to 2009.


Bears | Chicago to hire Charles London
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:31:29 -0800

The Chicago Bears will hire former Houston Texans running backs coach Charles London as their new running backs coach, according to a source.


Bears | Chicago to keep Vic Fangio in the fold?
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:36:43 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio appears likely to remain in his current post, although NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports there is still "work to be done" in order for it to reach the finish line.


Bears | Chicago's defense unclear
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:23:03 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy was non-committal regarding the Bears' defensive schemes and whether or not defensive coordinator Vic Fangio would be returning.


Bears | Matt Nagy will call plays
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:15:49 -0800

Chicago Bears new head coach Matt Nagy will be the play-caller on the offensive side of the ball.


Bears | Chicago hopes to retain Vic Fangio
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:43:10 -0800

The Chicago Bears would like defensive coordinator Vic Fangio to return next season but there has no been a final decision on the situation.


Bears | Matt Nagy officially hired
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:17:06 -0800

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy has officially been hired as the Chicago Bears new head coach.


Bears | Chicago expected to hire Matt Nagy
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:04:37 -0800

The Chicago Bears are expected to hire Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their next head coach, according to a source.


Bears | Vic Fangio could remain with Chicago
Sun, 07 Jan 2018 08:42:55 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio could remain with the team if Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo is hired as the head coach because DeFilippo told the Bears that he would be willing to retain Fangio if he becomes head coach.


Bears | John DeFilippo interviews for Bears job
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 11:09:15 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo interviewed for the Chicago Bears head coaching position Saturday, Jan. 6.


Bears | Chicago to talk with Matt Nagy Sunday
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 11:04:31 -0800

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy is scheduled to interview for the Chicago Bears head coaching position Sunday, Jan. 7, according to a source.


Bears | Pat Shurmur interviewing in Chicago
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:12:21 -0800

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is interviewing with the Chicago Bears for the head coaching vacancy Friday, Jan. 5.


Bears | Chicago interviews Vic Fangio
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:02:49 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio interviewed with general manager Ryan Pace for the Bears' vacant head coaching position Wednesday, Jan. 3. Fangio is considered a top in-house candidate.


Bears | Matt Nagy will meet with Bears
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 11:34:38 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy will interview for the Chicago Bears' open head coaching position. He will not, however, let it interfere with his responsibilities in the playoffs.


Bears | George Edwards interview update
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 11:07:18 -0800

Updating a previous item, Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards will interview for the Chicago Bears' head coach position Thursday, Jan. 4, according to a source.


Bears | George Edwards sought for Bears interview
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 06:04:53 -0800

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards has been requested for an interview by the Chicago Bears for their head coaching vacancy, according to a source.


Bears | Chicago seeks interview with Matt Nagy
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:35:55 -0800

The Chicago Bears requested permission to interview Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy for their head coaching vacancy Tuesday, Jan. 2.


Bears | Josh McDaniels meeting with Bears Friday
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:35:53 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will meet with the Chicago Bears Friday, Jan. 5, about their vacant head coaching position.


Bears | Bears seek out two interviews
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 19:14:19 -0800

The Chicago Bears have requested permission to interview New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for their head coaching vacancy.


Bears | Ryan Pace given extension
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 14:12:41 -0800

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace signed a two-year contract extension through 2021 Monday, Jan. 1. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Cameron Meredith hopeful for training camp
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 11:22:37 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Cameron Meredith (knee) isn't sure he'll be able to participate during the offseason program this spring, but he expects to be ready for the start of training camp.


Bears | John DeFilippo to talk with Chicago
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 10:32:36 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo is reportedly a candidate to interview with the Chicago Bears for their head coaching vacancy.


Bears | Steve Wilks set to interview with Chicago
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 10:26:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks has been sought for an interview by the Chicago Bears for their head coaching vacancy, joining the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and New York Giants. According to Ian Rapoport, the Arizona Cardinals will join the fray shortly.


Bears | John Fox fired
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 06:03:01 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox was fired Monday, Jan. 1, according to sources.


Bears | Week 17 game recap for Bears
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:40:59 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky completed 20-of-36 pass attempts for 178 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Minnesota Vikings. RB Tarik Cohen rushed for 13 yards on three yards, which actually led the team, while RB Jordan Howard ran nine times for nine yards. WR Dontrelle Inman led the team with 94 yards on five receptions, while WR Josh Bellamy chipped in with a 30-yard grab on his only catch. WR Kendall Wright wrapped up the season with five snags for 29 yards, while Cohen finished with a team-high six receptions but just 14 yards.


Bears | Week 17 inactives for Chicago
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 08:30:53 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Rashaad Coward, CB Deiondre' Hall, OT Bobby Massie, RB Taquan Mizzell, QB Mark Sanchez, TE Adam Shaheen, OG Josh Sitton inactive for Week 17.


Bears | John Fox expected to be fired
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 06:54:01 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox is expected to be relieved of his duties following Week 17's game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to multiple sources.


Bears | Week 17 injury report for Chicago
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:37:14 -0800

Chicago Bears OT Bobby Massie (knee) and OG Josh Sitton (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 29, and are listed as doubtful for Week 17. FS DeAndre Houston-Carson (back) and TE Adam Shaheen (chest) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.


Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Amos Adrian S
Amukamara Prince CB
Anderson Jonathan LB
Anderson Roy AC
Averill Travis C
Bellamy Josh WR
Braunecker Ben TE
Brown Daniel TE
Bullard Jonathan DL
Burton Michael FB
Bush Deon FS
Callahan Bryce CB
Cohen Tarik RB
Compton Tom OT
Cooper Marcus CB
Coward Rashaad DL
Cunningham Benny RB
Demps Quintin SS
DePaola Andrew LS
Donatell Ed AC
Fangio Vic DC
Floyd Leonard LB
Freeman Jerrell LB
Fuller Kyle CB
Furrey Mike AC
Gentry Tanner WR
Gilbride Kevin M. AC
Glennon Mike QB
Goldman Eddie DL
Grant Doran CB
Grasu Hroniss C
Greene Brandon OL
Hall Deiondre' CB
Helfrich Mark OC
Hicks Akiem DL
Hiestand Harry AC
Houston Lamarr DL
Houston-Carson DeAndre FS
Howard Jordan RB
Inman Dontrelle WR
Irving Isaiah LB
Jackson Eddie S
Jenkins John DL
Jones Christian LB
Jones Howard LB
Kush Eric C
Kwiatkoski Nick LB
LeBlanc Cre'Von CB
Lee Cameron OG
Leno Jr. Charles OT
London Charles AC
Long Kyle OG
Lucas Josh TO
Massie Bobby OT
McCaskey George TO
McDaniels Ben AC
McKay Mekale WR
McManis Sherrick CB
McPhee Pernell LB
Meredith Cameron WR
Miller Zach TE
Mizzell Taquan RB
Morgan Jordan OG
Nagy Matt HC
Nugent Mike PK
O'Donnell Patrick P
Olivo Brock AC
Pace Ryan GM
Pericak Will OG
Pires Glenn AC
Prosinski Chris FS
Ragone Dave AC
Robertson-Harris Roy DL
Rodgers Jay AC
Rodgers Jeff AC
Sadowski Mark TO
Sanchez Mark QB
Santos Cairo PK
Scales Patrick LS
Shaheen Adam TE
Sheldon Matt TO
Sims Dion TE
Sitton Josh OG
Sowell Bradley OT
Spruce Nelson WR
Staley Brandon AC
Swinton Derius AC
Tabor Chris AC
Thompson Colin TE
Tialavea D.J. OT
Timu John LB
Toub Shane AC
Trevathan Danny LB
Trubisky Mitchell QB
Unrein Mitch DL
Wheaton Markus WR
White Kevin WR
Whitehair Cody OG
Wilkerson Ben AC
Wright Kendall WR
Young Willie DL