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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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Bengals at Bears: Grading the Bears season opening win

The Marc Trestman era is off to a good start in Chicago as the Bears (1-0) used a second half comeback to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in week 1 of the 2013 NFL season. The Bears trailed 21-10 early in the third quarter before rallying to score two touchdowns and finishing off a 24-10 win. At times the Bears looked sloppy and unable to establish any sort of rhythm on the offensive side of the ball. That ch ...

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The Bears Are Injury-Free

  The Bears welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to Solider Field on Sunday.   LAKE FOREST- As the Bears make final preparations for Sunday's season opener, they do so as one of the few NFL teams that don't list a single player on the injury report. Considering the numerous injuries the Bears went through during training camp and the preseason, this is an accomplishment for them. So this means that all ...

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The Progress Of Earl Bennett And Henry Melton

  Both men have been out of action for over four weeks.   LAKE FOREST- Whether it was the visit by Bears' legend Mike Ditka, or a force of nature that inspired them, it was a positive sign for the Bears to see defensive tackle Henry Melton and wide receiver Earl Bennett back on the grounds at Halas Hall on Tuesday. Both men have been sidelined with concussions since the beginning of the month. Ben ...

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Earl Bennett Officially Diagnosed With A Concussion

  Bennett has been with the Bears since 2008.   BOURBONNAIS- If losing Kelvin Hayden for the season combined with the ongoing issues with Jonathan Scott and D.J. Williams weren't bad enough, the Bears got more bad news on the injury front late Wednesday. After days of speculation and unofficial reports, the Bears officially announced that wide receiver Earl Bennett has indeed suffered a concussion ...

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Bears Injury Updates

  The Bears began their third week of training camp on Monday.   BOURBONNAIS- If there's ever been an NFL training camp without a single injury, I've never known about it. The NFL's dog days of summer has it's fair share of bumps in the road, and the Chicago Bears are no different. The good news is not all injuries are season ending. Some are minor, others keep you out for a couple days, then ther ...

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Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Preview: Wide Receiver Projections

In the third installment of our "Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Preview" we take a look at the Chicago Bears wide receiver and tight end position this year. Previous Positions: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receivers The Chicago Bears finally got their number one wide receiver that fans had dreamed of for years when they acquired Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins in the 2012 NFL off-season. Marsh ...

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CCS Film Room: Bears Three Red Zone Passes

Early in the 3rd Quarter of the Bears victory over the Lions, they found themselves down inside the five yard line. However, to the dismay of many, they elected to not run the ball with RB Michael Bush or RB Matt Forte, and instead attempt three straight passing plays (all were incomplete). There has been some discussion over whether or not these passes were all called by Tice, or whether or not QB Jay Cutl ...

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Bears Season Preview: Wide Receivers

Leading up to the start of the 2012 NFL season, we here at CCS will be giving you a full Chicago Bears preview. Starting with quarterbacks, we will provide a position preview for the whole team. The last time the Chicago Bears had a 1,000 yard receiver was Marty Booker in 2002. Booker finished the season with 1,181 yards as he posted back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons from 2001-02. That's a long time coming fo ...

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Bears Sign Earl Bennett to Extension

It must be the cleats. The Bears signed Earl Bennett to a contract extension today. Bennett who is arguably the best receiver on the team, will get a four year $18 million dollar contract extension. The contract includes $9 million guaranteed, and a $6 million signing bonus. The four year receiver has been the go to guy for Jay Cutler, when they have both been healthy. That's no surprise however, as the two ...

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