Team Notebook: Chicago Bears

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Bears | Matt Forte, Devin Hester retire as Bears
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:15:43 -0700

Former New York Jets RB Matt Forte and former Seattle Seahawks WR Devin Hester were placed on the Reserve/Retired list as members of the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 24.


Bears | Leonard Floyd not on the field
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:17:38 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Leonard Floyd (knee) didn't participate in Chicago's three-day minicamp as he continues to recover from a right knee injury, but head coach Matt Nagy said he isn't concerned about Floyd moving forward.


Bears | Chicago makes roster moves
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:30:34 -0700

Free-agent DE Nick X. Williams (Dolphins) signed with the Chicago Bears Thursday, April 19. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived WR Mekale McKay.


Bears | Chicago adds Marlon Brown
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:05:04 -0700

Free-agent WR Marlon Brown (Broncos) agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears Thursday, April 19. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Bears | Aaron Lynch suffers injury
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:58:00 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Aaron Lynch (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during practice Wednesday, April 18, but head coach Matt Nagy said that Lynch should be fine.


Bears | Tarik Cohen working on receiving skills
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:49:32 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen has focused on improving his skills as a receiver and route running this offseason. Head coach Matt Nagy said the team plans to move him around and do different things with him.


Bears | Danny Trevathan not at minicamp
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:27:58 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Danny Trevathan was not present for the start of the voluntary minicamp Tuesday, April 17. Head coach Matt Nagy said he was not concerned about Trevathan's absence.


Bears | Rashaad Coward changing positions
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:24:15 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Rashaad Coward will be lining up at guard this offseason, according to head coach Matt Nagy.


Bears | Kevin White at minicamp
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:31:47 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White (shoulder) is participating in minicamp this week as he continues in his recovery from a broken shoulder blade last year. Head coach Matt Nagy said White has looked sharp and healthy so far.


Bears | Matt Forte, Devin Hester to retire with Chicago
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:30:12 -0700

Former Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte and WR Devin Hester will sign one-day contracts Monday, April 23, to retire as Bears.


Bears | Tarik Cohen has added weight
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:23:30 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen is up to 190 pounds after bulking up this offseason.


Bears | Bryce Callahan signs tender
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:23:28 -0700

Chicago Bears restricted free-agent CB Bryce Callahan officially signed his tender Tuesday, April 17.


Bears | Ryan Delaire tries out for Bears
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:30:17 -0700

Free-agent DE Ryan Delaire (Panthers) tried out for the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 17.


Bears | Chicago tries out two receivers
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:47:46 -0700

Free-agent WRs Nick Williams (Falcons) and Marlon Brown (Broncos) tried out for the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 17.


Bears | Jordan Howard won't be traded
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:27:58 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard's agent said the Bears will not be trading their star running back.


Bears | Chicago to kick the tires on Tharold Simon
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:19:44 -0700

Free-agent CB Tharold Simon (Redskins) is expected to participate in minicamp with the Chicago Bears on a tryout basis this week.


Bears | Arden Key meets with Bears
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:12:03 -0700

LSU DE Arden Key visited the Chicago Bears Monday, April 16.


Bears | Chicago met with Quenton Nelson
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:10:58 -0700

Notre Dame OG Quenton Nelson met with the Chicago Bears Thursday, April 12.


Bears | Chicago eyeing two players in draft
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:38:59 -0700

The Chicago Bears are targeting Notre Dame OG Quenton Nelson and Ohio State CB Denzel Ward with the No. 8 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, according to Tony Pauline of DraftAnalyst.com.


Bears | Chicago signing Bennie Fowler
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:49:53 -0700

Free-agent WR Bennie Fowler (Broncos) agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Friday, April 13, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Chicago not matching Cameron Meredith
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:17:58 -0700

Chicago Bears restricted free-agent WR Cameron Meredith's two-year, $10 million offer sheet from the New Orleans Saints will not be matched by the Bears, according to a source. Meredith is officially a Saint.


Bears | Ryan Nall visits Bears
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:00:10 -0700

Oregon State RB Ryan Nall visited the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 10.


Bears | Courtland Sutton to visit Bears
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:54:56 -0700

Southern Methodist WR Courtland Sutton will visit the Chicago Bears this weekend.


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky comfortable with offense
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 18:29:22 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky said he feels like he is built for the new offense being installed for 2018. "I just feel like this offense is going to utilize my talents more and the players I have around me," Trubisky said. "And hopefully we'll get rolling from there."


Bears | Mitchell Trubisky picking up offense
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 12:16:16 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy said he has been impressed with how QB Mitchell Trubisky has picked up the new offensive scheme.


Bears | John Jenkins back with Chicago
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 12:09:34 -0700

Free-agent DT John Jenkins (Bears) signed a new one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Saturday, April 7. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Top defensive backs visiting Bears
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:58:28 -0700

Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick and Ohio State CB Denzel Ward are visiting the Chicago Bears Wednesday, April 4. Fitzpatrick has already visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Bears | Josh Bellamy signs tender
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 12:21:45 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Josh Bellamy signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, April 4. The tender is worth $1.907 million.


Bears | Kyle Long should be ready
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:27:14 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (neck, shoulder, elbow) expects to be full go by the time the regular season begins. "I feel as if I am [ready to go], but there are certain things that are time-sensitive that we have to follow a certain timeline with the neck being one of them" Long said. "It's not something you want to take lightly. We're going to take all the time we need, but there will be no limitations once the season rolls around."


Bears | One-year deal for Benny Cunningham
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:33:31 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Benny Cunningham officially re-signed to a one-year deal Tuesday, April 3. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Kyle Long had three surgeries
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:27:08 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (neck, shoulder, elbow) has had separate surgeries on his neck, shoulder and elbow since being placed on the Reserve/Injured list late last year.


Bears | Earl Watford to join Chicago
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:17:51 -0700

Free-agent OG Earl Watford (Cardinals) is expected to sign an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears, according to sources. Watford visited Chicago Monday, April 2.


Bears | Josh Jackson visiting Bears
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 06:28:23 -0700

Iowa CB Josh Jackson is visiting the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 3, according to a source.


Bears | Benny Cunningham staying in Chicago
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:30:28 -0700

Free-agent RB Benny Cunningham (Bears) re-signed to an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Monday, April 2, despite visiting with the New Orleans Saints.


Bears | Chicago won't give up on Kevin White
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:54:00 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White will have "every opportunity to succeed," according to head coach Matt Nagy.


Bears | Marcus Cooper financial details
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 08:09:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears CB Marcus Cooper's one-year contract is reportedly worth $2.5 million.


Bears | Kyle Fuller still improving
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:43:52 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller is "still ascending" and can be a top-five corner in the NFL, according to general manager Ryan Pace.


Bears | Jordan Howard to catch more passes?
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:26:15 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard will be asked to catch the ball more in head coach Matt Nagy's offense, according to general manager Ryan Pace, and Pace said he expects Howard to continue to show progress as a receiver.


Bears | Trey Burton to play hybrid role
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 06:45:17 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Trey Burton will fill the "U" position in head coach Matt Nagy's offense, which is a receiver/tight end hybrid role similar to Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce's. "It's an important role," Nagy said. "It's easy to create some plays for. And when you have a guy that has the size that Trey has and the speed that he has, it's about mismatches."


Bears | Marcus Cooper re-signs with Bears
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:15:22 -0700

Free-agent CB Marcus Cooper (Bears) officially re-signed an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, March 27.


Bears | Patrick Scales returning to Chicago
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:46:19 -0700

The Chicago Bears re-signed LS Patrick Scales (knee) to an undisclosed contract Tuesday, March 27.


Bears | Marcus Cooper to re-sign
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:49:08 -0700

Free-agent CB Marcus Cooper (Bears) is expected to re-sign with the Chicago Bears on a one-year deal worth up to $2.5 million.


Bears | Sherrick McManis stays with Chicago
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:52:16 -0700

Free-agent CB Sherrick McManis (Bears) agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Chicago Bears Thursday, March 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | John Timu staying in Chicago
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:03:12 -0700

Free-agent LB John Timu (Bears) was re-signed to a one-year contract Thursday, March 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Bears | Bradley Chubb meeting with Chicago
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:28:27 -0700

North Carolina State DE Bradley Chubb is having a pre-draft visit with the Chicago Bears Wednesday, March 21, according to a source.


Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Amos Adrian S
Amukamara Prince CB
Anderson Jonathan LB
Anderson Roy AC
Averill Travis C
Bellamy Josh WR
Braunecker Ben TE
Bray Tyler QB
Brown Daniel TE
Brown Marlon WR
Bullard Jonathan DL
Burton Michael FB
Burton Trey TE
Bush Deon FS
Callahan Bryce CB
Childress Brad AC
Cohen Tarik RB
Cooper Marcus CB
Coward Rashaad OG
Cunningham Benny RB
Daniel Chase QB
Donatell Ed AC
Fangio Vic DC
Floyd Leonard LB
Fowler Bennie WR
Fuller Kyle CB
Furrey Mike AC
Gabriel Taylor WR
Gentry Tanner WR
Gilbride Kevin M. AC
Goldman Eddie DL
Grant Doran CB
Grasu Hroniss C
Greene Brandon OL
Hall Deiondre' CB
Helfrich Mark OC
Hicks Akiem DL
Hiestand Harry AC
Houston-Carson DeAndre FS
Howard Jordan RB
Irving Isaiah LB
Jackson Eddie S
Jenkins John DL
Jones Howard LB
Kush Eric C
Kwiatkoski Nick LB
LeBlanc Cre'Von CB
Lee Cameron OG
Leno Jr. Charles OT
London Charles AC
Long Kyle OG
Lucas Josh TO
Lynch Aaron LB
Massie Bobby OT
McCaskey George TO
McDaniels Ben AC
McManis Sherrick CB
Miller Zach TE
Mizzell Taquan RB
Morgan Jordan OG
Nagy Matt HC
Nugent Mike PK
O'Donnell Patrick P
Olivo Brock AC
Pace Ryan GM
Parkey Cody PK
Pericak Will OG
Pires Glenn AC
Prosinski Chris FS
Ragone Dave AC
Raiola Donovan AC
Robertson-Harris Roy DL
Robinson Allen WR
Rodgers Jay AC
Sadowski Mark TO
Scales Patrick LS
Shaheen Adam TE
Sheldon Matt TO
Sims Dion TE
Sowell Bradley OT
Staley Brandon AC
Swinton Derius AC
Tabor Chris AC
Thompson Colin TE
Tialavea D.J. OT
Timu John LB
Toub Shane AC
Trevathan Danny LB
Trubisky Mitchell QB
Watford Earl OG
White Kevin WR
Whitehair Cody OG
Williams Nick X. DL