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Bears | Ezekiel Elliott wants to play in Chicago
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:03:29 -0800

Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott said being drafted by the Chicago Bears would be his ideal scenario. "My running back coach my sophomore year is Stan Drayton and he's up at the Chicago Bears right now, so that would be a dream situation for me honestly," Elliott said. "I know if I went up there he'd push me to the limits that I need to be and I'd accomplish everything I want to in my NFL career."


Bears | Zach Miller seeking $5 million per year
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:45:05 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent in March of 2016, is asking for $5 million per year in his next contract, according to a source.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery likely to return
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:09:24 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is too valuable to not re-sign with the Bears this offseason, according to ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson. Dickerson said Chicago can't afford to let Jeffery leave, especially since they drafted and developed him. If Jeffery and the Bears can't agree on a deal, then Jeffery could receive the franchise tag.


Bears | No contract talks for Matt Forte
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:04:27 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent RB Matt Forte hasn't had any meaningful contract talks with the team as of a couple of weeks ago.


Bears | Dave Ragone hired by Chicago
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:12:03 -0800

Washington Redskins offensive quality control coach Dave Ragone was hired by the Chicago Bears Friday, Jan. 22, as their next quarterbacks coach.


Bears | Dowell Loggains promoted to Bears OC
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:23:02 -0800

Chicago Bears quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains was promoted to offensive coordinator Monday, Jan. 11.


Bears | Dowell Loggains may be Bears OC
Sat, 09 Jan 2016 09:29:38 -0800

Chicago Bears quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains is the leading candidate for the team's offensive coordinator position, according to sources.


Bears | Chicago GM confident in Jay Cutler
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:48:10 -0800

The Chicago Bears plan to build the offense around QB Jay Cutler, and general manager Ryan Pace said Monday, Jan. 4, that the team has "extreme confidence" in the veteran quarterback.


Bears | Sign several players to Reserve/Futures contracts
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:45:54 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Matt Blanchard, RB Paul Lasike, WR Marcus Lucas, WR Nathan Palmer and TE Gannon Sinclair were signed to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 4.


Bears | Joshua Bellamy, Marc Mariani produce
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:53:05 -0800

Chicago Bears WRs Josh Bellamy posted three receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown in the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions, while WR Marc Mariani had six receptions for 80 yards.


Bears | Jeremy Langford limited to five touches
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:52:12 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford rushed five times for just 14 yards in the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions. He did not have any receptions.


Bears | Matt Forte totals 110 yards, TD
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:51:39 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte posted 17 rushes for 76 yards in the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions, and he added three receptions for 34 yards a touchdown in what could have been his final season with the team.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery's future in CHI up in air
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:50:58 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery, a restricted free agent, might have the franchise tag applied to him in the offseason. He was limited to nine games in 2015 due to injury, and the team may not be comfortable giving him a long-term deal. He still posted 54 receptions for 807 yards and four touchdowns.


Bears | Mitch Unrein suffers concussion
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:42:10 -0800

Chicago Bears DL Mitch Unrein (concussion) suffered a concussion in the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Eddie Royal won't play Sunday
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 09:23:29 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Eddie Royal (illness) is not active for Week 17's game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Zach Miller won't play Sunday
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 09:22:17 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (toe) is not active for Week 17's game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Matt Forte to face Detroit
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 09:13:23 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) is active for Week 17's game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Week 17 inactives for Chicago
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 08:55:21 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared WR Eddie Royal, C Hroniss Grasu, DB Jacoby Glenn, DL Jarvis Jenkins, OT Tayo Fabuluje, DL Terry Williams, TE Zach Miller inactive for Week 17.


Bears | Long-term deal for Alshon Jeffery?
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 18:49:44 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is a serious candidate to receive a long-term contract offer from the team in the offseason.


Bears | Friday practice report for Week 17
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 13:02:54 -0800

Chicago Bears C Hroniss Grasu (knee) is listed as doubtful for the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions. DE Jarvis Jenkins (ankle, illness), S Adrian Amos (shoulder), CB Bryce Callahan (quadriceps), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), LB Pernell McPhee (knee), CB Tracy Porter (ankle), DT Mitch Unrein (knee) and LB Willie Young (rib) are listed as questionable. Grasu did not practice Friday, Jan. 1. Jenkins, Amos, Callahan, McClellin, McPhee, Porter, Unrein and Young were limited in practice Friday.


Bears | Eddie Royal doubtful for Week 17
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:52:40 -0800

Chicago Bears WE Eddie Royal (illness) did not practice Friday, Jan. 1, and he is listed as doubtful for the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Zach Miller questionable for Week 17
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:47:03 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (toe) did not practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is listed as questionable for the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Matt Forte questionable for Week 17
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:37:15 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is listed as questionable for the Week 17 game against the Detroit Lions.


Bears | Thursday practice report for Week 17
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:27:59 -0800

Chicago Bears C Hroniss Grasu (knee) and DE Jarvis Jenkins (ankle, illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 31. S Adrian Amos (shoulder), CB Bryce Callahan (quadriceps), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), LB Pernell McPhee (knee), CB Tracy Porter (ankle), DT Mitch Unrein (knee) and LB Willie Young (rib) were limited.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery may not return
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:36:04 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent WR Alshon Jeffery may not return in 2016 as the team is unlikely to get involved in a bidding war for him, in the opinion of beat writer Jeff Dickerson.


Bears | Zach Miller, Eddie Royal miss practice
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:26:59 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (toe) and WR Eddie Royal (illness) both missed practice Thursday, Dec. 31.


Bears | Matt Forte limited Thursday
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:06:01 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 31.


Bears | Zach Miller might be sneaky play
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 22:46:22 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller will face the Detroit Lions in Week 17. The Lions have allowed the most touchdowns (12) to opposing tight ends this season while yielding 76 receptions and 820 yards.


Bears | Matt Forte limited in practice
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:18:51 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.


Bears | Zach Miller, Eddie Royal sit out
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:12:33 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller (toe) and WR Eddie Royal (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.


Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 17
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:09:29 -0800

Chicago Bears C Hroniss Grasu (knee) and DE Jarvis Jenkins (ankle, illness) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 30. S Adrian Amos (shoulder), CB Bryce Callahan (quadriceps), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), LB Pernell McPhee (knee), CB Tracy Porter (ankle), DT Mitch Unrein (knee) and LB Willie Young (rib) were limited.


Bears | Matt Forte limited Wednesday
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:58:22 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.


Bears | Eddie Goldman to IR
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:05:39 -0800

Chicago Bears DT Eddie Goldman (ankle) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Dec. 30.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery to IR
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:12:43 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) was placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday, Dec. 30.


Bears | Jay Cutler limiting mistakes
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 07:50:15 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler has eight interceptions this season. If he avoids throwing four interceptions in Week 17, he'll have the fewest picks he has thrown in a season since he threw seven in 10 games in 2011.


Bears | Eddie Goldman to avoid surgery?
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:52:24 -0800

Chicago Bears DT Eddie Goldman (ankle) isn't expected to need surgery on his ankle, according to head coach John Fox.


Bears | Trio of receivers do little for Chicago
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:36:04 -0800

Chicago Bears WRs Josh Bellamy, Marc Mariani and Eddie Royal were the top wide receivers in Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) sidelined. It was Mariani leading the way with 32 yards on two grabs, with Royal posting five catches for 21 yards and Bellamy just two catches for 10 yards.


Bears | Zach Miller leads team in receiving
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:35:31 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Zach Miller led his team in receiving yardage in Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, posting seven grabs for 69 yards on eight targets. No one else had more than five grabs or 32 yards.


Bears | Ka'Deem Carey shows what he can do
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:34:54 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Ka'Deem Carey rushed seven times for 16 yards and a touchdown in the Week 16 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he also had a touchdown reception on a one-yard grab.


Bears | Matt Forte injures back
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:31:58 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (back) carried 11 times for 54 yards in the Week 16 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, while added three receptions for 21 yards. He was sidelined for part of the second half due to a back injury. "I had a little nick," Forte said. "That happens to running backs, you get little nicks and stuff. I was trying to go back in and they told me at that point there was no need to go back in. But I'll be all right."


Bears | Jeremy Langford leads CHI rushers
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:31:29 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford ran 19 times for 83 yards in the Week 16 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was targeted twice but did not have any receptions.


Bears | Eddie Goldman injures ankle
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:18:03 -0800

Chicago Bears DT Eddie Goldman (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the team's Week 16 game and did not return.


Bears | Jarvis Jenkins leaves early
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:36:52 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Jarvis Jenkins (ankle) left the team's Week 16 game early because of an ankle injury and is considered questionable to return.


Bears | Week 16 inactives for Bears
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:53:08 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared RB Antone Smith, CB Bryce Callahan, WR Cameron Meredith, LB Christian Jones, DB Jacoby Glenn, OT Nick Becton, OT Tayo Fabuluje inactive for Week 16.


Bears | Alshon Jeffery won't face Tampa Bay
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:20:55 -0800

Confirming a previous report, Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) will not play in Week 16's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


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
Bennett Martellus TE
Blanchard Matt QB
Brinkley Curtis RB
Browner Keith DL
Bushrod Jermon OT
Cain Jeremy LS
Callahan Bryce CB
Carey Ka'Deem RB
Carter David DL
Cole Adrien LB
Cunningham B.J. WR
Cutler Jay QB
DeBord Mike AC
Donatell Ed AC
Douglas Joe TO
Drayton Stan AC
Ducasse Vladimir OG
Edison Cornelius C
Fabuluje Tayo OT
Fales David QB
Fangio Vic DC
Ferguson Ego DL
Forte Matt RB
Foster Eric DL
Fox John HC
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
Hamilton Chad OG
Hiestand Harry AC
Housler Rob TE
Houston Lamarr DL
Hurst Demontre CB
Hurtt Clint AC
Jeffery Alshon WR
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Jones Christian LB
Jones Rusty AC
Jones-Quartey Harold DB
Kim Joe TO
Langford Jeremy RB
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
McCaskey George TO
McClellin Shea LB
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
Pires Glenn AC
Porter Tracy CB
Pressley DeMario DL
Prosinski Chris FS
Ragone Dave AC
Reynaud Darius RB
Reynolds LaRoy LB
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rodgers Jay AC
Rodgers Jeff AC
Rolle Antrel FS
Ross Draylen TE
Royal Eddie WR
Russell Brent DL
Saunders Jalen WR
Scales Patrick LS
Scott Trevor DL
Scruggs Greg DL
Sinclair Gannon TE
Slauson Matt OG
Smith Antone RB
Smith D'Anthony DL
Smith Frank AC
Sutton Will DL
Thompson Deonte WR
Timu John LB
Trahan Patrick LB
Tucker Mel DC
Unrein Mitch DL
Wallace Martin OT
Washington Cornelius DL
White Kevin WR
Wilkerson Ben AC
Wilks Steven AC
Williams Terry DL
Wilson Marquess WR
Young Willie DL