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Chicago Bears power rankings roundup

Each week several media sites release their NFL Power Rankings. We here at ChiCitySports will gather the rankings from each major site into one post. Here are the rankings from major media outlets this week: ESPN ESPN has the Bears ranked at number 11 for this weeks power rankings, which is up seven spots from last weeks ranking of number 18. The Bears sit behind the Packers at number 8 with a similar 1-1 r ...

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Jay Cutler, NFL players get Simpsonized

We love when anything gets 'Simpsonized' so it was pretty awesome to see what Bleacher Report put together this morning. The media outlet  teamed up with Adrien Noterdaem to 'Simpsonize' popular NFL players including Jay Cutler as 'Smokin Jay Cutler'. Looks like they got it down perfect!   Check out other NFL Players who got the Simpsons treatment. ...

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Brandon Marshall on Jimmy Kimmel ‘Mean Tweets’

By now you have seen the segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live where celebrities read mean tweets about themselves. With the NFL season kicking off, Kimmel decided to bring on NFL players to read mean tweets. One of those players was Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who read a tweet about him that involved Marshall crying in a post game interview. Marshall handled it well and had a little fun with it. O ...

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Report: Jimmy Clausen wins Bears backup quarterback job

For now, the Chicago Bears backup quarterback position belongs to Jimmy Clausen according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Clausen is ahead of Jordan Palmer on the depth chart and it will stay that way for the time being. Barring an injury it looks like Clausen will go into the season as the number two. Now the question remains, will the Bears keep rookie quarterback David Fales on the roster or practice squad? htt ...

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ESPN Player Rankings: Charles Tillman

Just a few days ago the first Chicago Bears defensive player appeared on ESPN's defensive player rankings list as Lamarr Houston checked in at number 80. Now the Bears get their second player on the list. ESPN ranked Charles Tillman number 66 on the list. The corner back signed a one-year contract to remain with the Bears in the off-season. Tillman helps anchor the Bears secondary which struggled last seaso ...

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The Week 3 Watch List

Over the first two weeks of the preseason we have started to see the 2014 Bears roster take shape, we have seen different story lines emerge, injuries have started to become a factor, and problem areas have started to reveal themselves. In week 3 we will see the closes thing to a real game, with real Bears players playing significant time. What better place than one of the more difficult stadiums in the NFL ...

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The Evolving Depth Chart Week 2

Week 2 saw a fairly uninspired effort against Jacksonville, which seemed to be taking the game a little more seriously than the Bears. But from the uninspired effort things can still be observed and learned. QB: Cutler, Clausen [2] -Nothing changes here. Clausen was fine against better competition and seemed to handle losing his contact with the sideline well. He just simply has more physical upside than Pa ...

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Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Chicago

If you've been on social media at all the last couple weeks, you've probably heard of the ice bucket challenge. Unlike some unnecessary trends (like setting yourself on fire with the fire challenge), this one is for a good cause and it's especially fun to watch celebrities from all over participating in it. It's to raise awareness for ALS which is also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. The ALS Association has ...

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Post Preseason Game 1 Projected Depth Chart

Throughout the preseason I will be looking at an evolving depth chart based on performance and other factors. This depth chart will have commentary on key battles and what we have seen in the preseason. QB: Cutler, Clausen [2] -I think it is clear that Clauson has more talent than Palmer and has the arm strength advantage, which means you can call a similar game to Cutler. Palmer simply cannot execute any o ...

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Chicago Bears sign wide receiver Greg Herd

https://twitter.com/kfishbain/status/496815688598953984 With wide receiver Marquess Wilson out for a number of weeks, the Chicago Bears are looking for wide receivers to help fill the void. The team announced via press release that they have signed receiver Greg Herd. Herd was an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in 2013 and spent time with the Seattle Seahawks in training camp. Herd attended Eas ...

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