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Chicago Bears announce 2014 NFL Preseason Schedule

It won't be long before Jay Cutler and the Bears offense takes the field in a few months. Today the team officially announced their 2014 NFL preseason schedule which includes a trip to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. The team will open the 2014 preseason by hosting the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field between August 7th-10th. The date hasn't been officially determined yet. ...

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Chicago Bears release Earl Bennett

Earl Bennett's time in Chicago is officially coming to an end. ESPN's Jeff Dickerson is reporting that the Bears will release the wide receiver after he declining a pay cut the team offered him. Bennett was due $2.5 million this season. Bennett essentially became the fifth option in the Bears offense after the emergence of second-year wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and the signing of tight end Martellus Benne ...

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NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears release Julius Peppers

The beginning of the NFL Free Agency period has been an active one for the Chicago Bears. They have made steps to improve their defense with a few early signings. They have also released a veteran. The team announced Tuesday that they would release defensive end Julius Peppers. The move will save the Bears $9.8M in cap space this season. The Bears signed Peppers in 2010 and he was an immediate factor. Last ...

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NFL Free Agency 2014: LIVE Chicago Bears Blog

NFL Free Agency is here!! It's already shaping up to be an exciting one. The Bears have holes to fill on their defense and could use the free agency period as the first step in fixing them. Stick with us all day as we update the latest involving the Chicago Bears. You can also join in by visiting our very active Bears section on our Message Board. As always, follow us on Twitter. Tuesday, March 11 9:30 - Ad ...

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Chicago Bears Sign Defensive End Lamarr Houston

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Chicago Bears have just signed defensive end Lamarr Houston to a 5-year $35M deal that will average right at $7 million a year. He will have signed a cheaper deal than all 3 of the previous "top tier" defense ends. The deal is worth $15 guaranteed for Houston. After "losing out" on defensive ends Michael Bennett and Michael Johnson, Phil Emery turned his focus to L ...

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The Bears Defensive Free Agent Big Board

Bears Defensive Free Agent Big Board [Potential Contract Figures] 1. DE Greg Hardy [Carolina] 26 years old, 59 tackles 15 sacks, 6 years 96 million/50 guaranteed [Mario Williams] The premiere free agent and a 26 year old player with 26 sacks in the last 2 seasons. Add to the production that he is 6'4" 290lbs and plays the run well and rushes from the inside he would be my #1 target and I would mortgage thin ...

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What should the Bears do at Defensive End?

The problem I keep coming back to with this off-season is that the Bears need a DE. Even if Peppers is restructured and Wootton is re-signed, the Bears need a starting calibre DE. The failure of the McClellin pick has left them with very little pass rush in the cupboard.   This is where the problem begins as this offseason does not appear to have a DE group, in free agency or the draft, that excites me at a ...

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Breaking Down the Bears DL

It is the time to break down the Bears current roster and looks at needs moving into the off-season. The plan is to start with the biggest areas of concern that need to be addressed in 2014. No unit, except maybe safety, was a bigger disappointment this season than the defensive line. Crippled by age, injury, and ineffectiveness the Bears DL was terrible against the pass, dead last in sacks, and terrible ag ...

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Bears fans react to Cutler starting at Cleveland

The Chicago Bears Facebook page is great. It's great in a sense that people can go on there and voice their opinions in the comments section, especially since the Bears message board was taken down. Now these comments aren't always the best. In fact, most of them are just plain awful. Every fan base has their idiots, that's a fact. But the meatballs seem to find their way to Chicago somehow. Recently the Be ...

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My Open Letter to the Chicago Bears

Dear Chicago Bears     It is 3 am when I am writing this letter to you. Why you ask am I writing a letter at 3 am, because I cannot sleep. I cannot sleep because again I have watched you let the playoff slip away. I cannot sleep because as a Bears fan I am struggling to wrap my head around how again we find ourselves in what is becoming an uncomfortably common occurrence.     In the 7 seasons since the 2006 ...

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