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Chicago Bears: First round pick Leonard Floyd leaves practice on cart

UPDATE: Leonard Floyd was just sick according to John Fox. Last season as the Chicago Bears opened up camp, the biggest story was the health of first round pick Kevin White. In 2016, a new but familiar storyline follows the team. First round pick Leonard Floyd had to be carted off just 40 minutes into the Bears' first official training camp practice in Bourbonnais. https://twitter.com/danwiederer/status/758 ...

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City of Chicago holds a special place in Jim Harbaugh’s heart

Current Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh hasn’t been associated with the Chicago Bears organization since the '90s, but that doesn’t mean he doesn't miss being in Chicago. While in town this week for Big Ten football Media Day, Harbaugh reminisced fondly about his time as quarterback of the Bears from 1987-93, particularly in regards to living in the Windy City. "I was 22, 23, 24, 5, 6, 7, 8 atta ...

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Chicago Bears’ rookie Daniel Braverman could be next man up

With the growing possibility of Alshon Jeffery getting ready to play his final season in Chicago, the question of who could step up and lead the Chicago receivers in 2017 becomes a more serious thought. A likely candidate to take on a highly contributing role is rookie Daniel Braverman. In his final season at Western Michigan, he was second in the country only to Massachusetts receiver Tajae Sharpe with 109 ...

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Chicago Bears: Appreciating Peanut Tillman’s one-of-a-kind career

As Charles Tillman officially retires as a member of the Chicago Bears today, he does so as arguably the greatest defensive back ever to put on a Bears uniform and certainly the best in recent memory. But in addition to appreciating Tillman’s status as an all-time great Bears player, let’s also take a second to marvel at just how singular his career was, even when compared with some of the elite defensive p ...

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Chicago Bears: Top 5 Charles Tillman highlights

After 13 memorable seasons in the NFL, Charles Tillman is finally hanging up his cleats for good. And he did it in the most fitting way possible... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8K_LyWja5o The former second-round pick out of Louisiana-Lafayette affectionately known as “Peanut” spent 12 years of his career with the Chicago Bears, carving out a niche as an underrated cover corner and one of the greatest ta ...

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Despite inexperience, Whitehair gives offensive line best chance to be good

When Pro Football Focus’ preseason offensive line rankings came out on Tuesday and the Bears were ranked 30th out of 32, I wasn’t terribly surprised, given the youth and inexperience at several positions. What does surprise me, however, is that national writers seem obsessed with the idea that new free agent signing Ted Larsen will open the year starting at left guard. Personally, I fully expect Chicago’s o ...

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Chicago Bears fans are the best in the NFC North

Chicago Bears fans have been ranked as the best fans in the NFC North and the 7th best in the NFL overall. Take that, Green Bay Packers fans. This comes from a study done by ScholarBlogs by a gentleman by the name of Dr. Michael Lewis. Lewis has a PhD from Northwestern in Marketing, a Masters from University of Illinois in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA from University of Chicago. Basically, dude is sma ...

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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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Chicago Bears secondary ranked low by Pro Football Focus

In preparation for the upcoming NFL season, Pro Football Focus ranked all 32 NFL secondaries from 1-32. The top 5 included, in order: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers. As for the Monsters of the Midway, your Chicago Bears? The site isn't digging the Bears secondary, ranking them 31 out of 32 teams. Yeah, they were ranked the second worst sec ...

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Chicago Bears: Kyle Long belongs at guard

The Chicago Bears offensive line had more than a fair share of struggles last year. One of the key adjustments they've made to address the issue this off-season is returning Kyle Long to the right guard position. While the struggles the Chicago line suffered throughout 2015 can not be traced to a single position,  Long did not provide the productivity the Bears were expecting from him. This is largely in pa ...

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