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Chicago Bears: Buddy Ryan dies at age 82

The football world woke up to some sad news on Tuesday morning. Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan has passed away at the age of 82. Ryan was the architect to the historic '46' defense that the Bears used to dominate opponents during the 1985 season. The team went 15-1 and defeated the New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX. https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/747763863895052288 ...

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Bears’ Danny Trevathan using Super Bowl ring to ‘motivate’ teammates

It’s been over 30 years since the Vincent Lombardi trophy has been in possession of the Monsters of the Midway. Think about how drastically the world has changed since then: everyone has a mini-computer in their possession (cellphones), the cost of college has skyrocketed and Donald Trump is a legitimate candidate for the President of the United States. Chicago Bears new linebacker Danny Trevathan is trying ...

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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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Pro Football Focus predicts .500 season for Chicago Bears

After a 6-10 regular season, the Chicago Bears front office decided that enough was enough, making major moves in the offseason to revitalize the defense. The Green Bay Packers didn’t even win the division that they’ve had a stranglehold on since Aaron Rodgers took over. While the Minnesota Vikings have a very formidable defense, outside of Adrian Peterson there’s really nobody on the offense that drives fe ...

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Chicago Bears OTA Journal: Week 3

As another week of OTAs continues on for the Chicago Bears, here are a couple stories coming out of the team’s offseason workouts that I found interesting: Manny Ramirez retires When teams start OTAs and training camps, moves like this aren’t always expected. Particularly in the case of Ramirez, who signed with the Bears this offseason, this move came as somewhat of a surprise, given that he was expected to ...

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Jonathan Bullard signing completes Bears 2016 draft class

The Chicago Bears entire 2016 draft class is under contract, thanks to the final piece of the puzzle, third round pick Jonathan Bullard signing today. Taken 72nd overall, Bullard looks to be an end/interior pass rusher in Vic Fangio’s 3-4 scheme. Bullard recorded 6.5 sacks with 63 tackles last season as a member of the Florida Gators. He was described as “quick and explosive” by NFL Network’s Mike Mayock an ...

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Chicago Bears OTA Journal: Week 2

As the second week of OTAs continues on for the Chicago Bears, here are a couple stories coming out of the team’s offseason workouts that I found interesting: Jake Long visits the Bears After releasing last year’s 6th round draft pick Tayo Fabuluje yesterday, the Bears are in the market for another tackle to provide competition during training camp. Enter Long, the former #1 overall pick of the 2008 draft w ...

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Re-signing Willie Young looks like win-win for Bears

  Should the Bears re-sign Willie Young? As if they hadn’t already emphasized the pass rush in the draft, using their first round pick on Georgia’s Leonard Floyd, the Chicago Bears appear to be doubling down on their commitment to getting to the quarterback this season. Reports coming out last week indicated that the Bears are looking to extend DE/OLB Willie Young for two more years as he enters the fi ...

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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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