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Bears | Matt Forte will attend training camp
Thu, 28 May 2015 06:05:46 -0700

Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte will attend training camp despite his desire for a contract extension that Chicago has declined to offer. Forte is attending organized team activities.

Bears | Matt Forte reports for workouts
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:35:27 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte was present for the start of organized team activities Wednesday, May 27.

Bears | Martellus Bennett skipping OTAs
Wed, 27 May 2015 18:34:03 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is not participating in organized team activities since he is looking for a new contract.

Bears | Ray McDonald released
Mon, 25 May 2015 13:34:05 -0700

Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears DE Ray McDonald has been released Monday, May 25, just hours after being arrested for alleged domestic violence and child endangerment.

Bears | Ray McDonald arrested again
Mon, 25 May 2015 10:52:46 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Ray McDonald was arrested Monday, May 25, on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence. This marks the third time McDonald has been arrested in the last nine months.

Bears | Ka'Deem Carey may be on bubble
Wed, 20 May 2015 18:19:02 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Ka'Deem Carey likely will need a strong preseason in order to make the final roster.

Bears | Matt Forte in last year of contract
Wed, 20 May 2015 09:15:43 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte is entering the final year of his current contract, according to Forte turns 30 years old Dec. 10 and could struggle to find a full-time role in 2016 if he is unwilling to take a drastic pay cut from his current $7.05 million salary and $9.2 million cap hit. Forte's receiving skills will endear him to a team, but he may be required to share carries.

Bears | Will Montgomery likely will start
Mon, 18 May 2015 19:27:32 -0700

Chicago Bears C Will Montgomery likely will be the starting center this upcoming season.

Bears | Kyle Fuller a cornerstone for defense?
Tue, 12 May 2015 12:49:32 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller is the next building block of the Chicago defense, in the eyes of head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. "I think he has the right kind of tools to be a guy that can lean into that leader spot as he goes," Fox said.

Bears | Kevin White showing versatility
Sun, 10 May 2015 20:50:12 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White has spent time at all three receiver positions during rookie minicamp.

Bears | Jared Allen to benefit at linebacker?
Sat, 09 May 2015 12:21:04 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen could rejuvenate his career with a move to outside linebacker in the Bears' 3-4 defense, according to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Bears | Chicago OC comfortable with Jay Cutler
Sat, 09 May 2015 10:40:39 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler has some familiarity with offensive coordinator Adam Gase. Gase and Cutler met when Cutler was still an NFL prospect, and Cutler was still with the Denver Broncos when Gase came to Denver. "I feel comfortable with him. We have a good relationship so far and we're just going to keep working to get better," Gase said.

Bears | Shea McClellin to play inside?
Sat, 09 May 2015 10:20:12 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Shea McClellin will play some at inside linebacker this offseason, according to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Bears | Kevin White financials
Wed, 06 May 2015 14:34:58 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Kevin White's four-year deal is fully guaranteed at $16.56 million and includes a $10.3 million signing bonus.

Bears | Kevin White agrees to terms
Wed, 06 May 2015 10:22:17 -0700

Chicago Bears first-round draft choice WR Kevin White has agreed to terms with the team on a four-year contract that includes a fifth-year option. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bears | Jeremy Langford signs
Tue, 05 May 2015 21:58:17 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed RB Jeremy Langford, the team's fourth-round draft pick, to a four-year contract Tuesday, May 5.

Bears | Jeremiah Ratliff pleads guilty
Fri, 01 May 2015 09:21:46 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Jeremiah Ratliff pleaded guilty to a 2013 charge of driving while intoxicated Thursday, April 30, and was given a year of probation and fined $750. Ratliff must now submit to any field sobriety test requested by an officer during traffic stops. He has already completed a DWI education course, gone through substance-abuse evaluation and completed 20 hours of community service.

Bears | Chicago committed to Jay Cutler
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:21:44 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler has the support of the organization, general manager Ryan Pace said Thursday, April 30, and the team is excited about adding WR Kevin White as another weapon for Cutler.

Bears | Kevin White selected seventh overall
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:54:08 -0700

West Virginia WR Kevin White was selected seventh overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2015 NFL Draft Thursday, April 30.

Bears | Jay Cutler to be traded to Titans?
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:32:12 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is reportedly involved in trade talks in which the Bears would acquire the No. 2 overall selection from the Tennessee Titans.

Bears | Malcolm Bronson signs
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:34:46 -0700

Free-agent FS Malcolm Bronson (Chiefs) signed a two-year deal Thursday, April 30. Financial details were undisclosed.

Bears | Interested in No. 2 pick
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:03:22 -0700

The Chicago Bears have contacted the Tennessee Titans about the possibility of acquiring the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Bears | No extension for Matt Forte now
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:32:12 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte said he has talked with general manager Ryan Pace about a contract extension but will not be receiving a new deal at this point. Forte would prefer a new deal but is willing to play under his current contract and is not planning to hold out.

Bears | Coach expects Martellus Bennett to stay
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:38:35 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is not expected to be traded during the 2015 NFL Draft, according to head coach John Fox. Fox said he has talked with Bennett and indicated that Bennett is part of the team.

Bears | She McClellin option declined
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:07:32 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Shea McClellin's fifth-year option was declined Wednesday, April 29.

Bears | Martellus Bennett on the move?
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:19:17 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett could be on the move since the Bears are entertaining trade offers for him, according to sources. Bennett is looking for a new contract from the Bears or from any team that acquires him.

Bears | Will not pick up Shea McClellin's option
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:01:34 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Shea McClellin's fifth-year option will not be picked up by the team, according to general manager Ryan Pace.

Bears | Kevin White may be option for CHI
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:15:49 -0700

West Virginia WR Kevin White said he believes the Chicago Bears will select him if he is available when they pick with the seventh overall choice.

Bears | Jeremiah Ratliff out of workouts
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 06:25:44 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Jeremiah Ratliff will not be present at voluntary workouts this week. He has a $50,000 workout bonus he'll forfeit.

Bears | Trying out several players
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:44:55 -0700

Free-agents TE Gator Hoskins (Seahawks), C Ronald Patrick (Steelers), DT Derrick Hopkins (Lions), DE Rakim Cox (Dolphins) and FS Malcolm Bronson (Chiefs) are all trying out for the Chicago Bears.

Bears | Matt Forte still absent
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:05:04 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte was not present for the team's commencement of their voluntary minicamp Tuesday, April 28. Forte was also absent for the beginning of the offseason program, and could be hinting at a holdout as he pursues an extension before the final year of his contract.

Bears | Ray McDonald cleared by NFL
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:22:37 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Ray McDonald will not be punished for his domestic violence incident after the NFL decided he did not violate the league's personal conduct policy. The NFL is still looking into his alleged sexual assault incident.

Bears | Martellus Bennett skipped program
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:32:11 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett did not participate in the voluntary offseason program, according to sources.

Bears | Bear Pascoe signed
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:51:20 -0700

Free-agent TE Bear Pascoe (Falcons) signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Thursday, April 23. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bears | Kevin White visiting Bears Tuesday
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:30:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, West Virginia WR Kevin White is visiting the Chicago Bears Tuesday, April 21.

Bears | Tyler Wilson attending Bears camp
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:41:14 -0700

Free-agent QB Tyler Wilson (Bengals) will attend the Chicago Bears' minicamp next week on a try-out basis.

Bears | Two prospects visit
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:14:37 -0700

Portland State OL Cornelius Edison and Colorado State QB Garrett Grayson visited the Chicago Bears this week.

Bears | Trae Waynes visits
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:06:20 -0700

Michigan State CB Trae Waynes visited the Chicago Bears.

Bears | Host Matt LaCosse
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:17:10 -0700

Illinois TE Matt LaCosse was a participant in the Chicago Bears' local prospect day, according to a source.

Bears | Matt Forte downplays vacancy
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:29:37 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte didn't make a big deal out of his absence during the team's voluntary offseason program. Forte stressed the voluntary aspect of the workouts and said he'll be present when it counts.

Bears | Chicago will host Jameis Winston
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:49:10 -0700

Florida State QB Jameis Winston will visit the Chicago Bears Wednesday, April 15, according to a source.

Bears | Mario Edwards visits Chicago
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 06:07:59 -0700

Florida State DE Mario Edwards visited with the Chicago Bears last week, according to a source.

Bears | Matt Forte not at workouts
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:54:00 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte was not present for the start of the offseason workouts Monday, April 13, according to sources. Forte is entering the final year of his contract and is looking for a new contract.

Bears | Breshad Perriman visits Chicago
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:33:33 -0700

Central Florida WR Breshad Perriman visited the Chicago Bears Monday, April 13.

Bears | Marcus Mariota visits Bears
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:43:55 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota visited the Chicago Bears at the end of March.

Chicago Bears

Acho Sam DL
Allen Jared DL
Amos Adrian S
Annen Blake TE
Ball Alan CB
Bass David DL
Bates Jeremy AC
Bellamy Josh WR
Bennett Martellus TE
Boffeli Conor OG
Bostic Jonathan LB
Brinkley Curtis RB
Bronson Malcolm FS
Brown Jonathan LB
Bushrod Jermon OT
Cain Jeremy LS
Carden Shane QB
Carey Ka'Deem RB
Chiles John WR
Clausen Jimmy QB
Cole Adrien LB
Cunningham B.J. WR
Cutler Jay QB
DeBord Mike AC
Devlin Pat QB
Donatell Ed AC
Drayton Stan AC
Ducasse Vladimir OG
Dunn Brandon DT
Fabuluje Tayo OT
Fales David QB
Fangio Vic DC
Ferguson Ego DL
Forte Matt RB
Foster Eric DL
Foster Mason LB
Fox John HC
Fuller Kyle CB
Gabriel Greg TO
Gafford Thomas LS
Garnes Sam AC
Gase Adam OC
Goldman Eddie DL
Gould Robbie PK
Grasu Hroniss C
Groh Mike AC
Groy Ryan OG
Haley Brick AC
Hardegree Bo AC
Hiestand Harry AC
Houston Lamarr DL
Hurst Demontre CB
Hurtt Clint AC
Jeffery Alshon WR
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Jennings Tim CB
Jones Christian LB
Jones Rusty AC
Kim Joe TO
Langford Jeremy RB
Lattimore Devekeyan LB
Lawrence Rashad WR
Lee Lloyd AC
Leno Jr. Charles OT
Lindeman A.J. OL
Loggains Dowell AC
Lonergan P.J. C
Long Kyle OG
Louis-Jean Albert CB
Lucas Josh TO
Magazu Dave AC
Mariani Marc WR
Maxwell Jacob TE
McCaskey George TO
McClellin Shea LB
McManis Sherrick CB
McPhee Pernell LB
Merrell Jamil DL
Miller Zachary TE
Mills Jordan OT
Mitchell Terrance CB
Montgomery Will C
Mundy Ryan FS
O'Donnell Patrick P
Ola Michael OT
Owens Montell RB
Pace Ryan GM
Pantale Chris TE
Pascoe Bear TE
Patrick Tana LB
Peete Skip AC
Perry Senorise RB
Pires Glenn AC
Pressley DeMario DL
Ratliff Jeremiah DL
Reynaud Darius RB
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rodgers Jay AC
Rodgers Jeff AC
Rolle Antrel FS
Rosario Dante TE
Ross Draylen TE
Royal Eddie WR
Russell Brent DL
Scott Trevor DL
Slauson Matt OG
Smith Frank AC
Sutton Will DL
Swinton Derius AC
Trahan Patrick LB
Tucker Mel DC
Vereen Brock FS
Washington Cornelius DL
Weaver Jason OT
White Kevin WR
Wilkerson Ben AC
Wilks Steven AC
Williams Terry DT
Wilson Marquess WR
Woestmann Kyle LB
Young Willie DL