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Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffrey labeled as most overrated player on team

Every off-season, there comes a point where lists and rankings are made, because there's a period with no real football to talk about and we're all really hungry for some more. CBS Sports' Pete Prisco came out with his annual list of one player on each team that is "overrated, more name than game." This year, for the Chicago Bears, it's franchise tagged Alshon Jeffrey. Yikes. Prisco had this to say about th ...

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Flashback Friday: Dennis Green’s rant about the Chicago Bears after improbable victory

First things first: condolences to the family of the late Dennis Green. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this challenging time and may he rest in peace. Green was the head coach for the Minnesota Vikings and the Arizona Cardinals. As head coach for the Vikings, he advocated for Randy Moss, who was falling during the 1998 NFL Draft. This was despite having one of the best wide receivers in the nation ...

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Chicago Bears: Appreciating Peanut Tillman’s one-of-a-kind career

As Charles Tillman officially retires as a member of the Chicago Bears today, he does so as arguably the greatest defensive back ever to put on a Bears uniform and certainly the best in recent memory. But in addition to appreciating Tillman’s status as an all-time great Bears player, let’s also take a second to marvel at just how singular his career was, even when compared with some of the elite defensive p ...

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Charles Tillman to retire a Chicago Bear

Charles "Peanut" Tillman will live on forever as a member of the Chicago Bears as he signs a 1-day contract today, only to retire officially. Tillman spent 12 of his 13 years in the NFL as a member of the Monsters of the Midway with the only other year spent last season as a member of the Carolina Panthers. In 2003, the Bears drafted him in the second round out of Louisiana-Lafayaette. Tillman went on to be ...

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Chicago Bears: Top 5 Charles Tillman highlights

After 13 memorable seasons in the NFL, Charles Tillman is finally hanging up his cleats for good. And he did it in the most fitting way possible... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8K_LyWja5o The former second-round pick out of Louisiana-Lafayette affectionately known as “Peanut” spent 12 years of his career with the Chicago Bears, carving out a niche as an underrated cover corner and one of the greatest ta ...

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Despite inexperience, Whitehair gives offensive line best chance to be good

When Pro Football Focus’ preseason offensive line rankings came out on Tuesday and the Bears were ranked 30th out of 32, I wasn’t terribly surprised, given the youth and inexperience at several positions. What does surprise me, however, is that national writers seem obsessed with the idea that new free agent signing Ted Larsen will open the year starting at left guard. Personally, I fully expect Chicago’s o ...

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Chicago Bears fans are the best in the NFC North

Chicago Bears fans have been ranked as the best fans in the NFC North and the 7th best in the NFL overall. Take that, Green Bay Packers fans. This comes from a study done by ScholarBlogs by a gentleman by the name of Dr. Michael Lewis. Lewis has a PhD from Northwestern in Marketing, a Masters from University of Illinois in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA from University of Chicago. Basically, dude is sma ...

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Jeffery fails to reach long-term deal with Bears, will play under tag

It’s now official: the Chicago Bears and Alshon Jeffery have failed to reach an agreement on a long-term contract and will have to wait until the end of the season to negotiate a new deal. https://twitter.com/AdamHoge/status/754044301815021568 In the meantime, Jeffery will play under the $14.6 million franchise tag he signed back in March. After missing voluntary workouts earlier in the summer, the 4th-year ...

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Matt Forte: “It was disheartening” to leave the Chicago Bears

Matt Forte was one of the most productive players in recent memory for the Chicago Bears. In his eight years as the lead running back, Forte ran for 8,602 yards, had 12,718 yards from scrimmage and scored 64 total touchdowns. Forte was phased out of the offense last year to some degree, thanks to the contributions of Jeremy Langford and the Bears probably realizing that they weren't going to compete for the ...

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Chicago Bears G Kyle Long not happy about SI ranking

In 2014, Kyle Long was ranked as one of the best interior linemen in all of football after his stellar season at right guard. The former Oregon lineman was then moved out to right tackle last season and didn't see the same level of success. That part was not left out in SI's explanation for why he was ranked *only* the tenth best guard in the NFL. But Long was a second-team All-Pro as an interior lineman ba ...

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