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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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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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Judging Alshon Jeffery’s worth no simple task for Bears front office

One of the most intriguing storylines regarding the Chicago Bears this offseason has been the ongoing contract stalemate between the Bears organization and star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. All indications are that this dispute won’t end any time soon either. https://twitter.com/danwiederer/status/752490090165837824 Though the official deadline for the Bears to sign Jeffery isn’t until Friday, it looks lik ...

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What would the Chicago Bears look like without Alshon Jeffery

With a stalemate in negotiations between the Chicago Bears and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, some fans already perceive 2016 will be the last year for Jeffery in a Bears uniform. This statement couldn’t be further from the truth. A failure to reach an agreement doesn’t necessarily mean both sides no longer have an interest in one another. It simply shows that the Bears' general manager, Ryan Pace, is wise w ...

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Jay Cutler’s perfect opportunity

With the July 15 deadline only days away for the Chicago Bears and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to reach a long-term deal, I can just see Jay Cutler sitting back with that smirk grin on his face. Not because he has any ill feelings towards Jeffery, simply because this could be his chance. The majority of NFL analysts and experts are leaning towards Jeffery holding off and waiting until after the regular sea ...

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Latest injury setback puts Marquess Wilson’s future in doubt

After fracturing his foot for a second time, how much longer will the Bears hold out hope for Marquess Wilson? The injury bug just won’t leave Marquess Wilson alone. After it was reported that the 4th-year receiver left Tuesday’s mini-camp practice for “undisclosed reasons,” the news broke today that Wilson re-fractured the left foot that landed him on injured reserve at the end of last season, causing him ...

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Chicago Bears 2016-17 hype video gets you set for upcoming season

Chicago Bears fans, get ready to have chills. There’s only a few weeks until the start of training camp, which leads into preseason and that finally leads into the regular season. So yeah you could say that the start of the season is just around the corner. While the Bears didn’t make the playoffs last year, they were undoubtedly impressive. Their 6-10 record doesn’t speak to the amount of close games that ...

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey reports to minicamp

Alshon Jeffrey will be present for Chicago Bears mandatory minicamp, which begins on Tuesday. Jeffrey had 54 catches last year for 807 yards and 3 touchdowns. While it was a down year for the 6-foot-3 wide receiver, it was the first year he was without former teammate Brandon Marshall meaning that Jeffrey faced a lot more double teams than he was used to. Still, the Bears couldn’t let their best offensive t ...

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Alshon Jeffery misses Bears OTAs, agent has positive comments

The Chicago Bears opened their first organized team activity session of 2016, holding voluntary workouts for the players at Halas Hall on Tuesday. While the team got together on the field for the first time in 2016, one player was missing. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery did not show up on Tuesday but that may have been expected. The Bears used the franchise tag on Jeffery and have been trying to get a long-te ...

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Five reasons the Chicago Bears will make the playoffs in 2016

It's time to be optimistic Chicago Bears fans. As most people know the Bears are rebuilding the roster with youthful talent that possess the character and physical traits they are looking for to build up into a playoff, and ultimately Championship roster that can sustain that success for decades to come. Contrary to popular belief by some this is not a full on rebuild. Bears are trying to win now with the v ...

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