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Bears | More on Brian Hoyer's deal
Tue, 03 May 2016 17:55:44 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Brian Hoyer's one-year, $2 million deal comes with $750,000 guaranteed, a $500,000 signing bonus and a $250,000 base salary.

Bears | Sign Derek Keaton
Mon, 02 May 2016 12:26:02 -0700

Free-agent WR Derek Keaton (Georgia Southern) signed an undisclosed contract with the Chicago Bears Monday, May 2. The contract does include a $3,000 signing bonus.

Bears | Chicago adds more UDFAs
Sun, 01 May 2016 20:25:25 -0700

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with undrafted free-agents TE Joe Sommers, LB Roy Robertson-Harris, OG Dan Buchholz, CB Kevin Peterson, OT John Kling, S Mark Sewall and DB Taveze Calhoun Sunday, May 1.

Bears | Matt Slauson released
Sun, 01 May 2016 18:13:02 -0700

The Chicago Bears released OG Matt Slauson Sunday, May 1.

Bears | Antrel Rolle cut
Sun, 01 May 2016 13:53:54 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Antrel Rolle was released Sunday, May 1, according to a source.

Bears | Brian Hoyer's contract details
Sun, 01 May 2016 05:45:22 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Brian Hoyer's contract is a one-year, $2 million deal.

Bears | Chicago signs pair of UDFAs
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:04:03 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed undrafted free-agents TE Ben Braunecker (Harvard) and LB Don Cherry (Villanova) to undisclosed deals Saturday, April 30.

Bears | Brian Hoyer agrees with Bears
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:23:35 -0700

Free-agent QB Brian Hoyer (Texans) agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears Saturday, April 30.

Bears | Jordan Howard goes to Chicago
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:35:34 -0700

Former Indiana RB Jordan Howard was taken by the Chicago Bears with the 150th pick in the fifth round of the NFL draft Saturday, April 30.

Bears | Jonathan Bullard taken by Chicago
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:06:56 -0700

The Chicago Bears selected Florida DT Jonathan Bullard with the No. 72 overall pick in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft on Friday, April 29.

Bears | Cody Whitehair to the Bears
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:11:31 -0700

The Chicago Bears selected Kansas State OG Cody Whitehair with the No. 56 overall pick in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft on Friday, April 29.

Bears | Chicago moves down again
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:39:21 -0700

The Chicago Bears traded the 49th overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for the 56th overall pick and the 124th overall pick. The Seahawks picked DT Jarran Reed with the selection.

Bears | Chicago moves down in second round
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:56:19 -0700

The Chicago Bears traded the 41st overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for the 49th overall pick, a 2016 fourth-round pick and a 2017 fourth-round draft choice. The Bills picked LB Reggie Ragland with the selection.

Bears | Leonard Floyd to improve strength
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:42:42 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Leonard Floyd said he wants to add more mass to his body and improve his strength to go along with his speed. General manager Ryan Pace said Floyd will work with the team's strength and sports science coaches when he reports for the offseason workouts.

Bears | Leonard Floyd ready to learn
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:12:39 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Leonard Floyd said he is going to come in "quiet as a rookie" and learn from his veteran teammates.

Bears | Chicago trades up in draft
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:16:27 -0700

The Chicago Bears acquired the ninth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for the 11th overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft and a 2016 fourth-round draft choice.

Bears | Chicago trades up for Leonard Floyd
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:15:49 -0700

The Chicago Bears selected Georgia LB Leonard Floyd with the ninth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday, April 28. The Bears traded up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for this pick.

Bears | Chicago negotiating with Alshon Jeffery
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:26:18 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery continues to negotiate a long-term deal with the team, according to general manager Ryan Pace.

Bears | Alshon Jeffery not working out
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:54:59 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) did not show up for offseason workouts, according to a source. He is training in South Florida, according to a source, with the Bears' permission. Jeffery has already signed his franchise tag and is training in order to fix the soft tissue problems in his hamstring that plagued him in 2015. He is expected to report for mandatory minicamp from June 14 to June 16, if not sooner, according to the source.

Bears | Ezekiel Elliott of interest to Bears
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:14:55 -0700

Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott is on the Chicago Bears' radar less than a week away from the NFL Draft. Elliott has already visited the Bears and has said that he would love to play for running backs coach Stan Drayton, who recruited Elliott to Ohio State and coached him there.

Bears | Jarran Reed to Windy City?
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 05:12:57 -0700

Alabama DT Jarran Reed is a player the Chicago Bears are heavily considering with the No. 11 overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Bears | Will Fuller met with Chicago
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 04:57:44 -0700

Notre Dame WR Will Fuller met with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 19.

Bears | Chicago meets with Joey Bosa
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:27:33 -0700

Ohio State DE Joey Bosa was scheduled to meet with the Chicago Bears Sunday, April 17.

Bears | Josh Bellamy signs tender
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:37:53 -0700

Chicago Bears exclusive rights free-agent WR Josh Bellamy signed his tender offer Monday, April 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bears | Chicago in the market for a QB?
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 17:57:14 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler's guaranteed money on his seven-year extension has all been paid, and beat writer Dan Wiederer believes the fact that the team isn't locked into keeping Cutler beyond 2016 makes it more likely the Bears will draft a quarterback at some point in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Bears | Kevin White will not be limited
Sat, 16 Apr 2016 07:17:19 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White (shin) will not have any limitations when the team starts their offseason workouts Monday, April 18.

Bears | Chicago to meet with Paxton Lynch
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:49:21 -0700

Memphis QB Paxton Lynch is scheduled to meet with the Chicago Bears next week.

Bears | Kyle Long's option picked up
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:52:04 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long's fifth-year option was exercised Friday, April 15, and he's under team control through 2017.

Bears | Possible numbers for Alshon Jeffery deal
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:09:21 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is expected to seek a deal upwards of five years and $55 million, which is the deal Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin signed when he joined the Chiefs.

Bears | Kyle Long wants to stay at guard
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:45:37 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long said head coach John Fox will have to fight him to make him move from right guard to right tackle.

Bears | Muhammad Wilkerson unlikely to Chicago
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:28:21 -0700

The Chicago Bears are unlikely to trade for New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets won't just give him away, and Bears general manager Ryan Pace is putting a big premium on draft picks this year, so the chances of a trade happening appear slim, in the opinion of the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs.

Bears | Wait and see with Bobby Massie
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:01:59 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed OT Bobby Massie to a three-year contract in the offseason, but only $6.5 of the $18 million is guaranteed. If the team drafts a right tackle, or elects to move OG Kyle Long back to tackle, they could get out of Massie's deal after just a one-year experiment.

Bears | Robbie Gould adding weight
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 22:53:26 -0700

Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is looking to add a few pounds for the 2016 season, and he is eating junk good trying to achieve his goal. "I just know that putting on weight for me is difficult and I'm not a junk food eater," Gould said Tuesday, April 5. He is hoping the added weight will mean added strength.

Bears | Chicago eyeing Muhammad Wilkerson?
Sun, 03 Apr 2016 12:22:58 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson could be pursued by the Chicago Bears as the NFL Draft approaches, according to's Rich Cimini.

Bears | Mark Iannotti to work out
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:01:36 -0700

Southern Illinois QB Mark Iannotti has been invited to work out for the Chicago Bears. Iannotti has been working with Jeff Christensen over the last few months. Christensen worked with Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins.

Bears | Myles Jack visits Bears
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:26:42 -0700

UCLA LB Myles Jack visited with the Chicago Bears Thursday, March 31.

Bears | Omar Bolden agrees to deal
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:18:01 -0700

Free-agent S Omar Bolden (Broncos) is signing a one-year, $760,000 deal with the Chicago Bears.

Bears | Ted Larsen signs with Bears
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:50:36 -0700

Free-agent C Ted Larsen (Cardinals) signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Thursday, March 31.

Bears | Ted Larsen should sign
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:46:28 -0700

Free-agent C Ted Larsen (Cardinals) is expected to sign with the Chicago Bears, according to a source.

Bears | Omar Bolden to visit Thursday
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:51:41 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent S Omar Bolden (Broncos) will visit the Chicago Bears Thursday, March 31, as opposed to the originally reported date of Wednesday, March 30.

Bears | Manuel Ramirez signs with Bears
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:27:51 -0700

Free-agent C Manuel Ramirez (Lions) signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears Wednesday, March 30.

Bears | Hosting Manuel Ramirez
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:57:21 -0700

Free-agent C Manuel Ramirez (Lions) is visiting the Chicago Bears Tuesday, March 29.

Bears | One-year deal for Sam Acho
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:50:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears LB Sam Acho agreed to a one-year deal Monday, March 28. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bears | Sam Acho agrees to deal
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:04:55 -0700

Free-agent LB Sam Acho (Bears) agreed to re-sign to an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Monday, March 28.

Bears | Chris Prosinski re-signed
Sun, 27 Mar 2016 09:53:46 -0700

The Chicago Bears have re-signed FS Chris Prosinski to a one-year deal.

Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Amos Adrian S
Anderson Jonathan LB
Ball Alan CB
Barrow Lamin LB
Bates Jeremy AC
Bausby De'Vante DB
Becton Nick OT
Bellamy Josh WR
Bellard Adrian OT
Blanchard Matt QB
Bolden Omar S
Braunecker Ben TE
Braverman Daniel WR
Brewer Aaron LS
Brinkley Curtis RB
Browner Keith DL
Buchholz Dan OG
Bullard Jonathan DL
Bush Deon FS
Cain Jeremy LS
Calhoun Taveze CB
Callahan Bryce CB
Carey Ka'Deem RB
Carter David DL
Cherry Don LB
Cole Adrien LB
Cunningham B.J. WR
Cutler Jay QB
DeBord Mike AC
Donatell Ed AC
Douglas Joe TO
Drayton Stan AC
Edison Cornelius C
Fabuluje Tayo OT
Fales David QB
Fangio Vic DC
Ferguson Ego DL
Floyd Leonard LB
Foster Eric DL
Fox John HC
Freeman Jerrell LB
Fuller Kyle CB
Gabriel Greg TO
Garnes Sam AC
Gaston Bruce DL
Glenn Jacoby DB
Goldman Eddie DL
Gould Robbie PK
Grasu Hroniss C
Haley Brick AC
Hall Deiondre' CB
Hamilton Chad OG
Hicks Akiem DL
Hiestand Harry AC
Housler Rob TE
Houston Lamarr DL
Houston-Carson DeAndre FS
Howard Jordan RB
Hoyer Brian QB
Hurst Demontre CB
Hurtt Clint AC
Jeffery Alshon WR
Johnson Curtis AC
Jones Christian LB
Jones Rusty AC
Jones-Quartey Harold DB
Keaton Derek WR
Kling John OT
Kwiatkoski Nick LB
Langford Jeremy RB
Larsen Ted C
Lasike Paul RB
Lattimore Devekeyan LB
Lee Khari TE
Lee Lloyd AC
Leno Jr. Charles OT
Lindeman A.J. OL
Loggains Dowell OC
Lonergan P.J. C
Long Kyle OG
Lucas Josh TO
Lucas Marcus WR
Magazu Dave AC
Mariani Marc WR
Martin Sherrod SS
Mason Danny LB
Massie Bobby OT
McCaskey George TO
McDaniels Ben AC
McManis Sherrick CB
McPhee Pernell LB
Meredith Cameron WR
Miller Zach TE
Montgomery Will C
Mundy Ryan FS
O'Donnell Patrick P
Omameh Patrick OG
Owens Montell RB
Pace Ryan GM
Palmer Nathan WR
Patrick Tana LB
Perry Senorise RB
Peterson Darrin WR
Peterson Kevin CB
Pires Glenn AC
Porter Tracy CB
Pressley DeMario DL
Prosinski Chris FS
Ragone Dave AC
Ramirez Manuel C
Reynaud Darius RB
Robertson-Harris Roy DL
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rodgers Jay AC
Rodgers Jeff AC
Ross Draylen TE
Royal Eddie WR
Russell Brent DL
Saunders Jalen WR
Scales Patrick LS
Scott Trevor DL
Scruggs Greg DL
Sewall Mark S
Sinclair Gannon TE
Smith Antone RB
Smith Frank AC
Sommers Joe TE
Sutton Will DL
Thompson Deonte WR
Timu John LB
Trahan Patrick LB
Trevathan Danny LB
Tucker Mel DC
Unrein Mitch DL
Wallace Martin OT
Washington Cornelius DL
White Kevin WR
Whitehair Cody OG
Wilkerson Ben AC
Wilks Steven AC
Williams Terry DL
Wilson Marquess WR
Young Willie DL