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Chicago Bears officially release QB Jay Cutler, move into new era

After eight seasons, Jay Cutler is no longer a Chicago Bear. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/839906660936200196 According to a report from Adam Schefter, Cutler asked for and was granted his release this morning, which will save the Bears $13 million in cap space for the purpose of signing free agents and rebuilding the roster. So ends the tenure of easily the most polarizing player in recent (perha ...

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Bears sign former Texans S Quintin Demps to 3-year deal

The Chicago Bears made an under-the-radar free agent signing to bolster the secondary today, securing former Houston Texans safety Quintin Demps to a 3-year, $13.5 million deal ($4.5 million per year). https://twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL/status/839880209314758658 https://twitter.com/QDemps/status/839858716686057472 Last year, at age 31, Demps recorded one of the highest tackle totals of his career (55) and ...

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Chicago Bears sign QB Mike Glennon, are still expected to draft QB

The era of Mike Glennon is upon us, Bears fans. Per NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the Chicago Bears have agreed to a deal with Glennon for 3 years/$43.5 M ($14.5M) to likely be the Bears’ Week 1 starter at quarterback this upcoming season. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/839813184018137088 Details of the contract have yet to be finalized. For those still not familiar with Glennon, the former 2013 3rd round pi ...

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Chicago Bears expected to release WR Eddie Royal

The Chicago Bears' receiver group is about to officially get thinner. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the team is expected to release WR Eddie Royal as soon as he is able to pass a physical. https://twitter.com/AaronLemingNFL/status/838792441872314368 There's no plainer way to say it: Royal just didn't work out with the Bears, and this move comes as no surprise. Originally brought in to ...

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Chicago Bears: Pats raise the stakes, claim Garoppolo won’t be traded

Has the dream been ruined, Bears fans? NFL.com’s Adam Schefter tweeted out this morning that the New England Patriots are unlikely to trade backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo at this time. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/836936509173415936 Well, guess we should take the Patriots at their words, right? Yeah, right. This has marketing ploy written all over it, though it is an interesting one from head ...

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If Bears want a complete NFL offense, they need to pay Alshon Jeffery

Now that the window for franchise-tagging players has opened, the major issue of the Chicago Bears’ offseason—aside from what to do with the #3 overall pick in the draft—is officially on the table. Will the Bears re-sign unrestricted free agent WR Alshon Jeffery? And if they decide to do so, how will they do it? Starting yesterday, the Bears have a two-week period of time in which they could apply for the f ...

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Report: Jimmy Garoppolo is top priority for Bears

The Jimmy Garoppolo sweepstakes is about to heat up. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Chicago Bears are making Garoppolo their top offseason priority. Here's what La Canfora wrote: The Chicago Bears will make a strong, concerted effort to acquire quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The Illinois native is far and away their to ...

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Jimmy Butler vents frustrations after another Bulls loss

Frustrations are starting to mount for the Chicago Bulls following another tough loss that dropped them to 21-23 on the season. Chicago never really got going in the game, falling behind 65-35 at halftime. It was a lackluster effort to say the least as the team is reeling as of late. Following the game, emerging star Jimmy Butler let out his frustrations. "We got to come out better, man," Butler said, via E ...

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Steve Smith, Sr.: Put Devin Hester in the Hall before me

With Devin Hester’s career all but over after he announced that last Saturday’s game loss with the Seattle Seahawks against the Atlanta Falcons would be his last, it’s time to start looking forward to his potential Hall of Fame candidacy in five years. And while there’s always been debate surrounding his chances for induction, given that he was primarily a special-teamer that didn’t play every snap, at leas ...

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Brian Hoyer wants to return to Bears, is open to mentor role

Since the Chicago Bears’ season ended yesterday, one of their impending free agent quarterbacks has not been shy about politicking to stay in the Windy City. As reported by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, veteran Brian Hoyer spoke up about his desire to stay with the team, saying: “I would love to stay here. I have comfortability with Dowell (Loggains) and his offense. Got an opportunity to play in the g ...

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