Team Notebook: Chicago Bears

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Bears | Ka'Deem Carey not a lock
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:30:57 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Ka'Deem Carey isn't a lock to make the final roster, and he'll have to improve on special teams to enhance his chances of making the team.


Bears | Markus Wheaton has good chance to start
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:22:46 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton likely has a good chance to start on the outside for the team. The Pittsburgh Steelers used Wheaton in the slot, but he wasn't nearly as productive as he was on the outside.


Bears | Kevin White healthy, expanding his game
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:37:22 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White (leg, ankle) is practicing at full speed and working on expanding his route tree, and he said he has to show what he can do this season.


Bears | Cameron Meredith will be ready for camp
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:25:29 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Cameron Meredith (thumb) will be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Three Bears could miss start of camp
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:16:48 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Josh Sitton (chest), OG Kyle Long (ankle) and LB Danny Trevathan (knee) may not be ready for the start of training camp because they are recovering from injuries.


Bears | Jordan Howard eyeing more work as receiver
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:48:27 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard expects a larger role in the passing game this year after converting only 29-of-50 targets for 298 yards and one touchdown as a rookie.


Bears | Zach Miller could miss start of camp
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:33:28 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (foot) may not be ready when the team starts its training camp July 26, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Markus Wheaton ready to play
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 20:14:37 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) is almost fully recovered from his shoulder injury. "I'm waiting for them to let me loose," Wheaton said. "I feel great, though."


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky running second-team
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:38:44 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky has been running the second-team offense since QB Mark Sanchez (knee) injured his knee last week. With Sanchez not expected back until training camp, Trubisky is set to continue in the role during next week's mandatory minicamp.


Bears | Evaluating Chicago's WRs
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:43:58 -0700

Chicago Bears WRs Cameron Meredith (thumb), Kevin White and Markus Wheaton (shoulder) are considered locks to make the 53-man roster, in the opinion of Chicago Tribune writer Dan Wiederer. WRs Victor Cruz, Kendall Wright, Josh Bellamy, Deonte Thompson and Daniel Braverman are considered to be on the bubble. WRs Tanner Gentry, Rueben Randle and Titus Davis are viewed as long shots for the final roster.


Bears | Lamarr Houston on track
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 11:34:05 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lamarr Houston (knee) said he is on schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament but does not want to predict when he may be completely recovered. Houston has been participating in organized team activities.


Bears | More on Cameron Meredith injury
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:12:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, surgery has not been ruled out for Chicago Bears for WR Cameron Meredith (thumb) after he suffered ligament damage in one of his thumbs during OTAs on Thursday, June 1. While he is expected to miss six to eight weeks, Meredith injury is not believed to be serious "in the big picture," according to the Chicago Tribune's Dan Wiederer.


Bears | Cameron Meredith suffers thumb injury
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:51:35 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Cameron Meredith (thumb) suffered a thumb ligament injury Thursday, June 1, and will miss the rest of the offseason program. However, he expects to be ready for training camp, according to sources.


Bears | Chicago adds Michael Burton
Wed, 31 May 2017 14:55:38 -0700

Free-agent FB Michael Burton (Lions) signed with the Chicago Bears Wednesday, May 31. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived TE Franko House.


Bears | Jordan Howard not resting on his laurels
Wed, 31 May 2017 10:23:18 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard is "noticeably slimmer" entering his second season after finishing second in the league in rushing as a rookie. Howard intends to play at 225 pounds in 2017 and hopes not to come off the field as much.


Bears | Jhajuan Seales placed on waivers
Tue, 30 May 2017 15:07:08 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Jhajuan Seales was waived Tuesday, May 30.


Bears | Chicago takes back Connor Shaw waiver
Tue, 30 May 2017 14:56:31 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Connor Shaw will remain with the Bears for now after Chicago rescinded its waiving Shaw Tuesday, May 30. Shaw will participate in organized team activities but could be waived once QB Mark Sanchez (knee) is fully healed.


Bears | Mark Sanchez hurts knee
Tue, 30 May 2017 14:51:25 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mark Sanchez (knee) injured his left knee during organized team activities Tuesday, May 30. He will miss the remainder of OTAs but is expected to return for training camp.


Bears | Connor Shaw waived
Tue, 30 May 2017 08:42:04 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Connor Shaw was waived Tuesday, May 30.


Bears | Three Bears kick returner options
Sat, 27 May 2017 11:49:51 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen, RB Benny Cunningham and WR Deonte Thompson are expected to compete for the kick returner job during training camp.


Bears | Eddie Jackson expected to be returner
Sat, 27 May 2017 11:48:30 -0700

Chicago Bears S Eddie Jackson is expected to enter training camp as the leading candidate for the punt returner job.


Bears | Victor Cruz joins Bears
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:22:01 -0700

Free-agent WR Victor Cruz (Giants) is signing a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Thursday, May 25. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Kevin White working on basics
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:28:29 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White has spent the last few months working to align his stride after a stress fracture in his left tibia ruined his rookie season and a left fibular spiral fracture and severe ankle ligament damage cost him 12 games last season, according to the Chicago Tribune's Rich Campbell.


Bears | Kyle Long may move to left side
Sun, 21 May 2017 15:46:04 -0700

The Chicago Bears are considering moving OG Kyle Long (ankle) to left guard and OG Josh Sitton to right guard when Long is ready to return to the field, according to sources.


Bears | Zach Miller close to 100 percent
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:57:22 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (foot) said Satrurday, May 20, that he is "close to 100 percent" but plans to take it easy during OTAs.


Bears | Victor Cruz happy with Chicago visit
Fri, 19 May 2017 14:40:17 -0700

Free-agent WR Victor Cruz (Giants) said he had an extremely positive visit with the Chicago Bears earlier this week.


Bears | Chicago inks Adam Shaheen
Fri, 19 May 2017 12:42:15 -0700

Chicago Bears second-round pick TE Adam Shaheen signed his four-year rookie contract Friday, May 19. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.


Bears | Victor Cruz's Bears visit continues
Tue, 16 May 2017 06:19:20 -0700

Free-agent WR Victor Cruz (Giants) is continuing to meet with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, May 16.


Bears | Tarik Cohen to see third-down work
Tue, 16 May 2017 06:01:49 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen will see work on third downs, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Eddie Jackson signs contract
Mon, 15 May 2017 13:02:29 -0700

Chicago Bears S Eddie Jackson signed his four-year rookie deal Monday, May 15.


Bears | Chicago inks Titus Davis
Sun, 14 May 2017 12:54:56 -0700

Free-agent WR Titus Davis (Jets) signed an undisclosed contract with the Chicago Bears and waived WR Kermit Whitfield on Sunday, May 14.


Bears | Kevin White 'looks very healthy'
Sat, 13 May 2017 08:47:47 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White has been limited to four games in his first two years due to injuries, but head coach John Fox appears to like how his third season is starting. "I think he looks very healthy. With the things that we've done, I'm hoping he can remain healthy. There's been a bugaboo in his career thus far, and frustration. It starts with him; I don't think anybody goes out there (to) get injured. But it is part of the game, and unfortunately it's been a tough start. He's a tireless worker, and I think he's having a great offseason," Fox said.


Bears | Eddie Jackson could make quick impact
Fri, 12 May 2017 09:59:33 -0700

Chicago Bears fourth-rounder S Eddie Jackson is the most likely Chicago rookie to have an early impact on the team, according to the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs.


Bears | Victor Cruz to visit Chicago
Thu, 11 May 2017 18:37:10 -0700

Free-agent WR Victor Cruz (Giants) is visiting the Chicago Bears Monday, May 15.


Bears | Titus Davis earns tryout with Chicago
Thu, 11 May 2017 18:11:09 -0700

Free-agent WR Titus Davis (Jets) has been invited to try out for the Chicago Bears during their rookie minicamp.


Bears | Chicago working out Denard Robinson
Thu, 11 May 2017 18:07:51 -0700

Free-agent RB Denard Robinson (Jaguars) has been invited to try out for the Chicago Bears during their rookie minicamp.


Bears | Bears ink two rookies to contracts
Thu, 11 May 2017 16:48:44 -0700

Chicago Bears fourth-round RB Tarik Cohen and fifth-round OL Jordan Morgan agreed to terms with the club Thursday, May 11.


Bears | Eddie Royal released, three waived
Thu, 11 May 2017 13:27:15 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Eddie Royal was released Thursday, May 11. Additionally, C Cornelius Edison, FB Paul Lasike and DL Will Sutton were waived.


Bears | Chicago signs Dan Skuta
Mon, 08 May 2017 11:16:01 -0700

Free-agent LB Dan Skuta (Jaguars) was signed by the Chicago Bears Monday, May 8.


Bears | Kyle Long recovering
Fri, 05 May 2017 05:59:13 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle) had a bad reaction to medication after having ankle surgery this offseason, and he lost as much as 45 pounds. Long said he's about 15 pounds away from his 325-pound goal and is aiming to be ready for Week 1.


Bears | Bears bring aboard Jaye Howard
Thu, 04 May 2017 16:43:22 -0700

Free-agent DL Jaye Howard (Chiefs) signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Thursday, May 4.


Bears | Chicago offers Jaye Howard contract
Wed, 03 May 2017 13:24:27 -0700

Free-agent DE Jaye Howard (Chiefs) received a contract offer from the Chicago Bears but left his visit with the Bears without a deal, according to sources. Howard plans to meet with other teams, but the Bears are still an option.


Bears | Bradley Sowell signs with Chicago
Tue, 02 May 2017 08:33:34 -0700

Free-agent OT Bradley Sowell (Seahawks) signed an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, May 2.


Bears | Jaye Howard visiting Bears
Mon, 01 May 2017 13:52:30 -0700

Free-agent DE Jaye Howard (Chiefs) is visiting the Chicago Bears Monday, May 1, according to a source.


Bears | Six Bears waived
Mon, 01 May 2017 13:17:52 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Bralon Addison, WR Dres Anderson, CB De'Vante Bausby, RB David Cobb, CB Jacoby Glenn and TE Justin Perillo were waived Monday, May 1.


Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Amos Adrian S
Amukamara Prince CB
Anderson Busta TE
Anderson Jonathan LB
Azzanni Zach AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Barth Connor PK
Bellamy Josh WR
Boggs Taylor C
Braunecker Ben TE
Braverman Daniel WR
Brown Daniel TE
Bullard Jonathan DL
Burton Michael FB
Bush Deon FS
Callahan Bryce CB
Carey Ka'Deem RB
Cohen Tarik RB
Compton Tom OT
Cooper Marcus CB
Cruz Victor WR
Cunningham Benny RB
Davis Titus WR
Demps Quintin SS
Donatell Ed AC
Fangio Vic DC
Floyd Leonard LB
Fox John HC
Freeman Jerrell LB
Fuller Kyle CB
Gentry Tanner WR
Glennon Mike QB
Goldman Eddie DL
Grasu Hroniss C
Hall Deiondre' CB
Hicks Akiem DL
Houston Lamarr DL
Houston-Carson DeAndre FS
Howard Jaye DL
Howard Jordan RB
Jackson Eddie S
Jenkins John DL
Jones Christian LB
Jones-Quartey Harold DB
Kush Eric C
Kwiatkoski Nick LB
Langford Jeremy RB
LeBlanc Cre'Von CB
Leno Jr. Charles OT
Lewis-Moore Kapron DL
Loggains Dowell OC
Long Kyle OG
Lucas Josh TO
Mason Danny LB
Massie Bobby OT
McCaskey George TO
McDaniels Ben AC
McManis Sherrick CB
McPhee Pernell LB
Meredith Cameron WR
Miller Zach TE
Modkins Curtis AC
Morgan Jordan OG
O'Donnell Patrick P
Pace Ryan GM
Pires Glenn AC
Poehls William OT
Prosinski Chris FS
Pruitt MyCole TE
Ragone Dave AC
Randle Rueben WR
Reynolds Rashaad CB
Richardson Cyril OG
Robertson-Harris Roy DL
Rodgers Jay AC
Rodgers Jeff AC
Sadowski Mark TO
Sanchez Mark QB
Scales Patrick LS
Shaheen Adam TE
Sheldon Matt TO
Sims Dion TE
Sitton Josh OG
Skuta Dan LB
Smith Frank AC
Sowell Bradley OT
Staley Brandon AC
Stevenson Freddie FB
Swinton Derius AC
Thompson Deonte WR
Timu John LB
Trevathan Danny LB
Trubisky Mitchell QB
Turner Aregeros WR
Unrein Mitch DL
Washburn Jeremiah AC
Webb B.W. CB
Wheaton Markus WR
White Kevin WR
Whitehair Cody OG
Wilkerson Ben AC
Wilson C.J. DL
Wright Kendall WR
Young Willie DL