Team Notebook: Chicago Bears

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Bears | Probably will take RB in draft
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:18:57 -0700

The Chicago Bears probably will select a running back in the later rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft to compete with RB Michael Ford for the No. 2 running back job. The team could also add a running back or two after the draft.


Bears | Could target a quarterback
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:47:28 -0700

The Chicago Bears could target a quarterback in the late rounds of the NFL Draft or in free agency to provide competition for backup QB Jordan Palmer.


Bears | Cheta Ozougwu cut
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:51:05 -0700

The Chicago Bears have waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.


Bears | To meet with Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:11:12 -0700

The Chicago Bears will visit with Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix this week, according to a source. Clinton-Dix has already met with the Detroit Lions, Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans and Atlanta Falcons.


Bears | Worked out James White
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:02:13 -0700

The Chicago Bears recently conducted a private workout with Wisconsin RB James White.


Bears | Eric Weems could be returner
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:03:32 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Eric Weems could be a candidate for the kick returner job if he makes the team this upcoming season.


Bears | Eric Weems accept pay cut
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:03:01 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Eric Weems has accepted a pay cut in order to remain with the team. His 2014 salary has gone from $1 million to $730,000. He could earn an additional $100,000 as part of a workout bonus.


Bears | Calvin Pryor visits
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:09:28 -0700

The Chicago Bears recently met with Louisville S Calvin Pryor.


Bears | Expected to make offer to Patrick Mannelly
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:46:23 -0700

The Chicago Bears are expected to make a contract offer to free-agent LS Patrick Mannelly (Bears) if he decides to continue his playing career. Mannelly indicated he likely will retire if he does not re-sign with the Bears.


Bears | Kyle Fuller to visit
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:28:45 -0700

The Chicago Bears are scheduled to meet with Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller before the 2014 NFL Draft.


Bears | Matthew Mulligan agrees
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:21:24 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with free-agent TE Matthew Mulligan (Patriots) on a one-year deal Tuesday, April 8.


Bears | Claim Josh Bellamy
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:20:56 -0700

The Chicago Bears claimed WR Josh Bellamy off waivers from the Washington Redskins Tuesday, April 8.


Bears | Work out Phillip Tanner
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:21:38 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent RB Phillip Tanner (Cowboys) Monday, April 7.


Bears | Javon Ringer works out
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:17:48 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent RB Javon Ringer (Titans) Monday, April 7.


Bears | Chad Rempel signs
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:17:12 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed free-agent LS Chad Rempel (CFL) to a three-year contract Monday, April 7. He played in the Canadian Football League, including two stints with the Montreal Alouettes current Bears head coach Marc Trestman.


Bears | Matthew Mulligan visits
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:59:24 -0700

The Chicago Bears met with free-agent TE Matthew Mulligan (Patriots) Monday, April 7.


Bears | Worked out Adam Weber
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:19:38 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent QB Adam Weber (Buccaneers) Monday, April 7.


Bears | Meet with Josh Freeman
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:07:47 -0700

The Chicago Bears met with free-agent QB Josh Freeman (Vikings) Monday, April 7.


Bears | Will meet with De'Anthony Thomas
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:04:26 -0700

The Chicago Bears are scheduled to meet with Oregon RB De'Anthony Thomas Tuesday, April 8.


Bears | Brian De La Puente not expected to start
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:48:38 -0700

Chicago Bears C Brian De La Puente is expected to be the backup to C Roberto Garza at starting center this upcoming season.


Bears | Brian De La Puente signed
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:02:33 -0700

The Chicago Bears have signed free-agent C Brian De La Puente (Saints) to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Jordan Mills on track
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:55:16 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jordan Mills (foot) is on track to take part in OTAs.


Bears | Meet with Deone Bucannon
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:56:14 -0700

The Chicago Bears met with Washington State SS Deone Bucannon Tuesday, April 1.


Bears | Chris Conte has surgery
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:32:40 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Chris Conte (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery last month, and he's expected to be out four to five months, which will keep him from participating in offseason training activities and minicamps. "I know I'm going to have to compete for my position on this team," Conte said. "I am prepared to do that and felt having this surgery was the best way to be 100 percent healthy and be the best player I can possibly be."


Bears | Re-sign Eben Britton
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:10:10 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with OT Eben Britton on a one-year contract Thursday, April 3. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Could pursue Danieal Manning
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:06:06 -0700

The Chicago Bears could show interest in free-agent FS Danieal Manning (Texans) this offseason.


Bears | DeSean Jackson not an option
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:28:06 -0700

The Chicago Bears will not pursue free-agent WR DeSean Jackson (Eagles) this offseason, because the team likely would not be able to offer the type of money he will want.


Bears | Brandon Marshall not worried about contract
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:05:28 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall said he is not concerned that he is entering the final year of his contract because, he expects a deal to happen at some point. "I have another year left on my contract. If it happens, it happens, if it doesn't, I'm glad to be a Bear for another year and I'm going to force them to sign me after next year," Marshall said. "One way or another, they're going to get the deal done. But if it comes down to next year, I'll be picketing outside of Halas Hall for a new deal, a new contract, because I'm not going anyplace."


Bears | Jay Cutler restructures
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:02:44 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler restructured his deal Thursday, March 27, to free up $4 million in salary cap space.


Bears | More on Jared Allen's deal
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:31:11 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with $15.5 million guaranteed. The deal can void to three years and $24 million.


Bears | Jared Allen agrees
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:48:07 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed with free-agent DE Jared Allen (Vikings) on a four-year contract.


Bears | Several part of performance-based pay distribution
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:57:28 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jordan Mills ($318,243.96), FS Chris Conte ($210,957), CB Isaiah Frey ($179,411), LB Jonathan Bostic ($143,309), OG Matt Slauson ($134,485), TE Dante Rosario ($126,156), DE David Bass ($111,228), OG Kyle Long ($98,516), LB Lance Briggs ($10,504) and CB Charles Tillman ($7,548) will receive money as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution.


Bears | Brandon Marshall to receive more money
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:56:13 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall will receive $13,971 as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution. Marshall will receive the money in 2016.


Bears | Matt Forte will receive more money
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:53:30 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte will receive $16,686 as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution. Forte will receive the money in 2016.


Bears | Jay Cutler will get more money
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:51:20 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler will receive $8,041 as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution. Cutler will receive the money in 2016.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery to receive more money
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:50:47 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery will receive $121,902 as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution. Jeffery will receive the money in 2016.


Bears | Marquess Wilson expected to compete for No. 3 WR job
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:41:16 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman indicated WR Marquess Wilson likely will be given the chance to compete for the No. 3 wide receiver spot during training camp.


Bears | Jonathan Bostic likely to move to OLB
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:24:03 -0700

Chicago Bears MLB Jonathan Bostic is likely to move to outside linebacker in 2014. He'll compete with LB Shea McClellin for the starting spot.


Bears | Expected to cut Eric Weems
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:14:56 -0700

The Chicago Bears are expected to release WR Eric Weems after he declined to take a pay cut in order to stay.


Bears | Sherrick McManis contract terms
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:53:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis signed a one-year contract worth $730,000.


Bears | Sherrick McManis agrees to terms
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:12:46 -0700

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Sherrick McManis (Bears) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Financials for Israel Idonije
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:02:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears and DE Israel Idonije agreed to a one-year contract worth $955,000 Tuesday, March 18. There is no bonus associated with the deal.


Bears | Earl Bennett officially cut
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:56:37 -0700

The Chicago Bears officially released WR Earl Bennett Tuesday, March 18.


Bears | Sign Danny McCray
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:27:33 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed SS Danny McCray (Cowboys) to a one-year contract Tuesday, March 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Re-sign Craig Steltz
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:26:55 -0700

The Chicago Bears re-signed SS Craig Steltz to a one-year deal Tuesday, March 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Chicago Bears

Allen Jared DL
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
Brown James OT
Bushrod Jermon OT
Butler Drew P
Cattouse Sean SS
Cavanaugh Matt AC
Cole Adrien LB
Collins Nate DL
Conte Chris FS
Cutler Jay QB
De La Puente Brian OL
DeBord Mike AC
DeCamillis Joe AC
Dennis Derek OG
Emery Phil GM
Fiammetta Tony FB
Ford Michael RB
Forte Matt RB
Foster Eric DL
Franklin Jerry LB
Frey Isaiah CB
Gabriel Greg TO
Gaines Rogers OT
Garza Roberto C
Gould Robbie PK
Greene Khaseem LB
Groh Mike AC
Haley Brick AC
Harris Chris AC
Hartson Brandon LS
Hayden Kelvin CB
Herring Reggie AC
Hiestand Harry AC
Hixon Domenik WR
Hoke Jon AC
Houston Lamarr DL
Hurst Demontre CB
Hurtt Clint AC
Idonije Israel DL
Jeffery Alshon WR
Jennings M.D. FS
Jennings Tim CB
Johnson Jerrod QB
Jones Rusty AC
Kim Joe TO
Kromer Aaron OC
Lane Austen DL
Lee Lloyd AC
Lindeman A.J. OL
Lonergan P.J. C
Long Joe OT
Long Kyle OG
Marshall Brandon WR
Martin Derrick FS
McCaskey George TO
McClellin Shea LB
McCray Danny SS
McManis Sherrick CB
Meyer Pat AC
Miller Zachary TE
Mills Jordan OT
Mulligan Matthew TE
Mundy Ryan FS
Onobun Fendi TE
Paea Stephen DL
Palmer Jordan QB
Pasqualoni Paul AC
Peete Skip AC
Pressley DeMario DL
Purdy Derricus CB
Ratliff Jeremiah DL
Rempel Chad LS
Robertson Tracy DL
Rosario Dante TE
Ross Draylen TE
Russell Brent DL
Scott Trevor DL
Senn Jordan LB
Slauson Matt OG
Steltz Craig SS
Tillman Charles CB
Toliver Terrence WR
Trahan Patrick LB
Trestman Marc HC
Tucker Mel DC
Unga Harvey RB
Walters Anthony FS
Washington Cornelius DL
Way Tress P
Weems Eric WR
Wilks Steven AC
Williams Chris X. WR
Williams D.J. LB
Wilson C.J. CB
Wilson Lawrence J. LB
Wilson Marquess WR
Young Willie DL