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Bears | Jordan Howard dealing with eye injury
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:07:45 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard (eye) suffered a corneal abrasion during the team's walkthrough Friday, Aug. 18, and did not travel with the team for their preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. The Bears believe Howard's injury is minor.


Bears | Chicago inks Kelvin Sheppard
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:09:04 -0700

Free-agent LB Kelvin Sheppard (Giants) signed an undisclosed contract with the Chicago Bears on Friday, Aug. 18. To make room for him on the roster, LB Hendrick Ekpe was waived.


Bears | Jeremy Langford returns
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:15:20 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 16.


Bears | Kyle Long has ankle re-examined
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:25:58 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 16, because he was having his surgically repaired ankle re-examined.


Bears | Markus Wheaton undergoes surgery
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:20:44 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (pinkie) recently underwent surgery to repair his broken left pinkie. Head coach John Fox said there is no timetable for Wheaton's return.


Bears | Prince Amukamara day-to-day
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:14:43 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring) is dealing with a hamstring strain and is considered day-to-day, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Mike Glennon the strong favorite
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:06:31 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mike Glennon is the strong favorite to open the season as the starter based on everything the team has said, in the opinion of beat writer Brad Biggs.


Bears | Prince Amukamara leaves practice
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:51:53 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Prince Amukamara (undisclosed) left practice early Monday, Aug. 14, because of an undisclosed injury.


Bears | Rueben Randle goes on IR
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 14:32:26 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Rueben Randle (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 13.


Bears | Chicago claims Roberto Aguayo
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:20:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Roberto Aguayo was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Bears Sunday, Aug. 13, according to a source.


Bears | Markus Wheaton dealing with another injury
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:44:47 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) has been diagnosed with a broken finger on his left hand. Wheaton recently returned to practice after missing time with an appendectomy.


Bears | Markus Wheaton returns to practice
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:42:01 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) participated in practice Saturday, Aug. 12.


Bears | Josh Bellamy, Ka'Deem Carey out
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:32:52 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Josh Bellamy (ankle) and RB Ka'Deem Carey (thigh) did not participate in practice Saturday, Aug. 12.


Bears | Mike Glennon still the starter?
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 20:44:35 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox said Thursday, Aug. 10, that he won't change QB Mike Glennon's position on the quarterback depth chart after one preseason game.


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky shines in debut
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 20:37:15 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky completed 18 of his 25 pass attempts for 166 yards and a touchdown in a 24-17 loss to the Denver Broncos in the preseason Thursday, Aug 10.


Bears | Ugly line for Mike Glennon
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:22:27 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mike Glennon completed two of his eight pass attempts for 20 yards and had an interception returned for a touchdown in a preseason game against the Denver Broncos Thursday, Aug. 10.


Bears | Eric Kush another IR victim
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:25:27 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Eric Kush (hamstring) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Aug. 8.


Bears | Chicago signs Brandon Greene
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:10:24 -0700

Undrafted free-agent TE Brandon Greene (Alabama) was signed by the Chicago Bears Tuesday, Aug. 8.


Bears | Kyle Long not a lock for Week 1
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:34:57 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle) still does not have a timetable as to when he will return to full strength, and the team has made no promises he will be cleared to play in Week 1.


Bears | Chicago adds Pig Howard
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:22:30 -0700

Undrafted free-agent WR Pig Howard (Tennessee) was signed by the Chicago Bears Monday, Aug. 7.


Bears | Eric Kush has torn hamstring
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:00:41 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Eric Kush (hamstring) will have surgery on a torn hamstring. He is out for the year.


Bears | Connor Shaw undergoes minor ankle surgery
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:39:14 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Connor Shaw (ankle) had a screw removed from last year's ankle surgery Friday, Aug. 4.


Bears | Chicago waives one RB, signs another
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:50:48 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Joel Bouagnon was waived Thursday, Aug. 3. Undrafted free-agent RB Joshua Rounds was signed in a corresponding move.


Bears | Cameron Meredith building chemistry with QB
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:42:09 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Cameron Meredith is building chemistry with QB Mike Glennon and appears to be Glennon's favorite targets during the early part of training camp.


Bears | Markus Wheaton will return soon
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:13:27 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) will return to action in two weeks, according to NFL Network's Stacey Dales. Wheaton underwent an appendectomy Sunday, July 30.


Bears | Leonard Floyd has improved tackling technique
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:08:37 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Leonard Floyd suffered two concussions - the second of which caused symptoms that didn't dissipate for two months - as a result of tackling with his head down as a rookie in 2016. As a result, he has focused on that aspect of his game this spring and summer. "I've been doing a real, real good job of working on keeping my head up. I really have no worries at all about it. I've been watching myself on film, really studying the way I tackle. It's really second nature now," Floyd said.


Bears | Markus Wheaton undergoes appendectomy
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:22:25 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) is expected to miss practice this week after undergoing appendectomy Sunday, July 30.


Bears | Josh Sitton expected next week
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 11:25:07 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Josh Sitton (personal) is expected to report to camp next week, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Dan Skuta held out of practice
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:41:48 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Dan Skuta (hip) was held out of practice Friday, July 28, because he is coming off offseason hip surgery.


Bears | Jeremy Langford misses practice
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:38:13 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, July 28, because he suffered an ankle sprain during a walkthrough Thursday, July 27.


Bears | Pernell McPhee undergoes surgery
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:30:41 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Pernell McPhee (knee) underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday, July 28. Head coach John Fox said there is no timetable for McPhee's return.


Bears | Pernell McPhee lands on PUP list
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:34:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears LB Pernell McPhee (knee) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) List Thursday, July 27.


Bears | Pernell McPhee has knee issue
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:02:39 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Pernell McPhee (knee) was made aware of an issue with his knee during his physical Wednesday, July 26, and he did not run his conditioning test. No further details were disclosed.


Bears | GM says Mike Glennon is starter
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:33:05 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mike Glennon is the team's starting quarterback, according to general manager Ryan Pace.


Bears | Danny Trevathan may avoid PUP list
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:29:26 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Danny Trevathan (knee) has a chance to avoid the Physically Unable to Perform list at the start of training camp, according to general manager Ryan Pace.


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky lands $29 million
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:14:24 -0700

Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky's four-year deal guarantees him $29 million.


Bears | Jerrell Freeman saves a man in airport
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:15:14 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jerrell Freeman administered the Heimlich maneuver on a man that was choking at the food court in the Austin, Texas airport Sunday, July 23. "I grabbed him and tried to squeeze the life out of him," Freeman said. "You've got to push in and up. So I did that... I asked him if he was all right and he shook his head like 'No!' I grabbed him again and hit him again with it. And when I put him down the second time, his eyes got big. He was like, 'Oh, my god! I think you just saved my life, man!' It was crazy."


Bears | Ka'Deem Carey on the bubble?
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:49:40 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Ka'Deem Carey was left off ESPN.com Jeff Dickerson's 53-man roster projection.


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky deal contains offset language
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:24:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky's four-year rookie contract contains partial offsets, meaning that a portion of his deal is guaranteed if he is cut before it expires, according to a source.


Bears | Kyle Fuller could be on trading block
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:39:49 -0700

The Chicago Bears may look to trade CB Kyle Fuller during the preseason, in the opinion of ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson.


Bears | Danny Trevathan a PUP candidate
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:37:04 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Danny Trevathan (knee) may begin the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform list because of his knee injury, in the opinion of ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson.


Bears | Zach Miller's spot in question?
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:31:03 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (foot) could be released during training camp if he is not able to return from his foot injury, in the opinion of ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson.


Bears | Jeremy Langford may be on bubble
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:23:01 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford will be on the roster bubble during training camp and is expected to compete with RB Ka'Deem Carey for a roster spot, in the opinion of ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson.


Bears | Kyle Fuller may not make team
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:37:08 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller, among others, is considered to be on the roster bubble, in the opinion of the Chicago Tribune's Dan Wiederer. Fuller was a first-round pick in 2014.


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky signs
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:44:09 -0700

Chicago Bears first-round QB Mitchell Trubisky signed his four-year rookie deal Wednesday, July 19. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Aguayo Roberto PK
Amos Adrian S
Amukamara Prince CB
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
Greene Brandon TE
Hall Deiondre' CB
Hicks Akiem DL
Houston Lamarr DL
Houston-Carson DeAndre FS
Howard Jaye DL
Howard Jordan RB
Howard Pig WR
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
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
Rounds Joshua RB
Sadowski Mark TO
Sanchez Mark QB
Scales Patrick LS
Shaheen Adam TE
Shaw Connor QB
Sheldon Matt TO
Sheppard Kelvin LB
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