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Preseason Wk 2: First unit improves; depth issues taking toll on roster

Here are five big things (and a few small things) that I noticed during the Bears’ second preseason game against the Patriots. 1. The offensive line, and Jeremy Langford, got rolling You figured the Bears wanted to establish the run game after a subpar outing last week against the Broncos, and that’s exactly what they did, upping their non-quarterback rushing yards from 34 yards last year to 112 this week. ...

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Chicago Bears: (Update) Multiple fights break out during practice vs. Pats

The Chicago Bears? More like Chicago Bare Knuckles. The Bears were involved in another training camp brawl today, this time throwing down with the New England Patriots during today’s practice. The first appeared to start with Alshon Jeffery and Pats corner Malcolm Butler grasping each others’ facemasks near the Bears’ sideline and proceeding to pull and shove while both teams started to swarm around them. h ...

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Chicago Bears: Brandon Marshall stumps for Cutler as potential MVP

Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler may not be close friends anymore, but the former Bears wide receiver still respects his old teammate enough to make a bold statement regarding his upcoming season. Appearing on First Take—bastion, or cesspool, of sports hot takes—Tuesday morning, Marshall dropped a bomb on Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman: Cutler could very well be this season’s NFL MVP. Listen below, start ...

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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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