Team Notebook: Chicago Bears

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Bears | Teddy Williams signed
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:27:03 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed WR Teddy Williams off the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad Wednesday, Oct. 1. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Bears | Work out two linemen
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:57:03 -0700

Free-agent DL Nate Collins and Jermelle Cudjo worked out for the Chicago Bears this week.


Bears | Chris Williams promoted
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:28:56 -0700

The Chicago Bears promoted WR Chris X. Williams to the active roster Tuesday, Sept. 30, replacing WR Rashad Ross.


Bears | Waive two players
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:02:39 -0700

The Chicago Bears placed LB Terrell Manning and WR Rashad Ross on no-recall waivers Tuesday, Sept. 30.


Bears | Martellus Bennett was hurt in 2013
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:26:04 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett said he played most of the 2013 season with a torn medial collateral ligament and a separated shoulder. He said he did not have surgery to repair either injury during the offseason. Bennett has caught 29 passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns this season.


Bears | Jared Allen day-to-day
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:51:47 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen (illness) is working out at the team's facility Monday, Sept. 29, and is considered day-to-day, according to head coach Marc Trestman.


Bears | Would have interest in Ndamukong Suh
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:35:00 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh would have interest from the Chicago Bears if he makes it to free agency, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.


Bears | Matt Forte finally shows up
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:30:41 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte carried 23 times for a season-high 122 yards and no touchdowns in the Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers, and he added 49 yards on five receptions. Forte went over 10,000 career total yards from scrimmage in the loss.


Bears | Martellus Bennett sets career high
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:14:40 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett posted nine receptions for a career-high 134 yards in the Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers.


Bears | Ahmad Dixon leaves early
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:51:57 -0700

Chicago Bears SS Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) left the game early in Week 4 because of a hamstring injury and is considered questionable to return.


Bears | Jared Allen loses weight during illness
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:20:20 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen (illness) has been dealing with pneumonia and has dropped to 237 pounds. He underwent a chest X-ray Sunday, Sept. 28.


Bears | Week 4 Inactives
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:34:41 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared OT Charles Leno Jr., DL Jared Allen, DL Jeremiah Ratliff, OG Matt Slauson, C Roberto Garza, LB Shea McClellin, CB Sherrick McManis inactive for Week 4.


Bears | Brandon Marshall good to go
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:20:35 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) will be active for Week 4 Sunday, Sept. 28.


Bears | Brandon Marshall expected to go
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:02:32 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) is expected to play Sunday, Sept. 28, in Week 4.


Bears | Matt Forte still a receiving threat
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:53:28 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte recently voiced his displeasure with the Bears' running game. Though Forte has struggled running the ball this year, he still leads all running backs in receptions (19) and is third among running backs in receiving yards (145).


Bears | Willie Young may be in starting lineup
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:35:45 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Willie Young could start at defensive end in Week 4 if DE Jared Allen (illness) is not able to play.


Bears | Matt Forte headed for big week?
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:04:49 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte has struggled this season, posting just 136 rushing yards on 42 carries through three games, for a career-worst 3.2 yards per carry, and he has yet to visit the end zone on the ground or through the air. However, that could change in Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers, a team which ranks 30th in the NFL against the rush, allowing 156.3 yards per game. In two games against the Packers last season, Forte had at least 110 rushing yards in each game, and he averaged 5.1 yards per carry while posting 235 rushing yards and three touchdowns while also hauling in a touchdown reception.


Bears | Friday injury report
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:03:53 -0700

Chicago Bears C Roberto Garza (ankle), LB Shea McClellin (hand), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and OG Matt Slauson (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers. DE Jared Allen (illness) and S Chris Conte (shoulder) are questionable, while S Ryan Mundy (shoulder) and DE Trevor Scott (foot) are probable. Allen, Garza, McClellin, McManis, Ratliff and Slauson didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Conte was limited, and the others practiced in full.


Bears | Brandon Marshall questionable
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:31:23 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26, and is questionable for the team's Week 4 game.


Bears | Matt Forte frustrated with ground game
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:17:34 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte is frustrated his performance early this season. He currently has a 3.2 yards per carry average and has 54 rushing yards on 25 carries in the last two weeks. "It is frustrating, especially during the game because it's not because we are not calling runs," Forte said. "We are calling runs."


Bears | Thursday practice report
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:47 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen (illness), C Roberto Garza (ankle), LB Shea McClellin (hand), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and OG Matt Slauson did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. FS Chris Conte (shoulder) was limited. FS Ryan Mundy (shoulder) and DE Trevor Scott (foot) participated fully.


Bears | Brandon Marshall not practicing
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:52:38 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) did not practice for the second straight day Thursday, Sept. 25.


Bears | Shea McClellin could return soon
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:58:38 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Shea McClellin (hand) could only miss one or two more games due to a hand injury before returning next month, according to a league source. The expectation is that McClellin will be back soon.


Bears | Tony Fiammetta released
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:56:52 -0700

The Chicago Bears released FB Tony Fiammetta (hamstring) Thursday, Sept. 25, after the two sides reached an injury settlement.


Bears | Josh Bellamy re-signs
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:13:14 -0700

The Chicago Bears re-signed WR Josh Bellamy to their practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 24.


Bears | Brandon Marshall not on practice field
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:51:57 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24.


Bears | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:48:16 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen (illness), FB Tony Fiammetta (hamstring), C Roberto Garza (ankle), LB Shea McClellin (hand), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and OG Matt Slauson (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. S Chris Conte (shoulder) and S Ryan Mundy (shoulder) were limited.


Bears | Sign Darryl Sharpton
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:17:20 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed LB Darryl Sharpton (Redskins) Wednesday, Sept. 24. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Bears | Anthony Walters works out
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:23:50 -0700

Free-agent FS Anthony Walters (Cardinals) worked out for the Chicago Bears Wednesday, Sept. 24.


Bears | Sign Josh Bellamy to PS
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:22 -0700

The Chicago Bears re-signed WR Josh Bellamy to their practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 23.


Bears | Tony Fiammetta injured
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:26:12 -0700

Chicago Bears FB Tony Fiammetta (hamstring) injured his hamstring in Week 3 and did not return to the game Monday, Sept. 22.


Bears | Brandon Marshall has quiet night
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:23:32 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) was held to just one catch for six yards in the team's Week 3 win over the New York Jets Monday, Sept. 22. Marshall was limited with a sore ankle.


Bears | Martellus Bennett scores two TDs
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:22:57 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett had five catches for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 3 win against the New York Jets Monday, Sept. 22. He leads the team with 20 catches for 161 yards and four touchdowns after the first three weeks of the season. He is one touchdown shy of his career highs, set in 2012 and 2013. "I'm a lot better player than I was last year," Bennett said. "Last year I wasn't that good. I was all right, but this summer I took a whole lot of time to work on my game."


Bears | Ryan Mundy exits game
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:55:58 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Ryan Mundy (shoulder) left the team's Week 3 game Monday, Sept. 22, with a shoulder injury but is probable to return.


Bears | Chris Conte injures shoulder
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:52:51 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Chris Conte (shoulder) left the team's Week 3 game Monday, Sept. 22, with a shoulder injury and will not return.


Bears | Brandon Marshall returns in second half
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:22:25 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) was back on the field in the second half after leaving the team's Week 3 contest Monday, Sept. 22, with an ankle injury.


Bears | Brandon Marshall to locker room
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:57:44 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) went to the locker room after injuring his ankle in the team's Week 3 game Monday, Sept. 22, and his return has been downgraded to questionable after the team originally announced his return as probable.


Bears | Brandon Marshall injures ankle
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:34:13 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) left the game Monday, Sept. 22, with an ankle injury but is expected to return after being looked at by trainers.


Bears | Week 3 Inactives
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:19:34 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared OT Charles Leno Jr., DL Jeremiah Ratliff, OG Matt Slauson, C Roberto Garza, LB Shea McClellin, CB Sherrick McManis, DL Trevor Scott inactive for Week 3.


Bears | Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery active
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:07:38 -0700

Chicago Bears WRs Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffery (ankle) are both active for the Week 3 game against the New York Jets. Both were questionable for the game.


Bears | Terrell Manning added
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:01:10 -0700

The Chicago Bears have signed practice squad LB Terrell Manning to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived WR Josh Bellamy.


Bears | Work out three more
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:16:50 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agents CB Bryan McCann (Cardinals), TE Ryan Otten (Chargers) and SS Dion Bailey (Seahawks) Monday, Sept. 22.


Bears | Work out Bacarri Rambo
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:03:12 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent S Bacarri Rambo (Redskins) Monday, Sept. 22.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery likely for MNF
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:06:41 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (ankle) is expected to play Monday, Sept. 22.


Bears | Brandon Marshall expected to go
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:05:00 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (ankle) is expected to play Monday, Sept. 22.


Chicago Bears

Allen Jared DL
Annen Blake TE
Bass David DL
Bates Jeremy AC
Bellamy Josh WR
Bennett Martellus TE
Bischoff Andy AC
Boggs Taylor C
Bostic Jonathan LB
Briggs Lance LB
Brinkley Curtis RB
Britton Eben OT
Bushrod Jermon OT
Cain Jeremy LS
Carey Ka'Deem RB
Cavanaugh Matt AC
Clausen Jimmy QB
Cole Adrien LB
Conte Chris FS
Cutler Jay QB
De La Puente Brian OL
DeBord Mike AC
DeCamillis Joe AC
Dixon Ahmad SS
Dunn Brandon DT
Emery Phil GM
Fales David QB
Ferguson Ego DL
Forte Matt RB
Foster Eric DL
Frey Isaiah CB
Fuller Kyle CB
Gabriel Greg TO
Garza Roberto C
Gould Robbie PK
Greene Khaseem LB
Groh Mike AC
Groy Ryan OG
Haley Brick AC
Harris Chris AC
Herring Reggie AC
Hiestand Harry AC
Hoke Jon AC
Holmes Santonio WR
Houston Lamarr DL
Hurst Demontre CB
Hurtt Clint AC
Jeffery Alshon WR
Jennings Tim CB
Jones Christian LB
Jones Rusty AC
Kim Joe TO
Kromer Aaron OC
Lee Lloyd AC
Leno Jr. Charles OT
Lindeman A.J. OL
Lonergan P.J. C
Long Kyle OG
Louis-Jean Albert CB
Marshall Brandon WR
McCaskey George TO
McClellin Shea LB
McCray Danny SS
McManis Sherrick CB
Meyer Pat AC
Miller Zachary TE
Mills Jordan OT
Mitchell Terrance CB
Morgan Josh WR
Mundy Ryan FS
O'Donnell Patrick P
Ola Michael OT
Paea Stephen DL
Pasqualoni Paul AC
Patrick Tana LB
Peete Skip AC
Perry Senorise RB
Philon Roy DL
Pressley DeMario DL
Ratliff Jeremiah DL
Reynaud Darius RB
Rosario Dante TE
Ross Draylen TE
Russell Brent DL
Scott Trevor DL
Sharpton Darryl LB
Slauson Matt OG
Sullen Jordan CB
Sutton Will DL
Tillman Charles CB
Trahan Patrick LB
Trestman Marc HC
Tucker Mel DC
Vereen Brock FS
Washington Cornelius DL
Wilks Steven AC
Williams Chris X. WR
Williams D.J. LB
Williams Teddy WR
Wilson Marquess WR
Young Willie DL