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Chicago Bulls offer Jimmy Butler max and qualifying offers

The Chicago Bulls have made their move on restricted free agent Jimmy Butler as the team has offered the guard a max and qualifying offer according to Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders. https://twitter.com/EricPincus/status/615617636433547264 The Bulls are planning on keeping Butler after the two failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension last Fall. Butler gambled by not taking the Bulls offer la ...

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Chicago Bears add more defensive back depth with veteran Alan Ball

The Bears slowly continue to add depth and competition in free agency, most recently with the signing of defensive back Alan Ball.  Ball has spent the past two seasons in Jacksonville.  Before that, he played in Houston for one season, and spent five years in Dallas coming out of the University of Illinois. Ball is just the type of corner Pace, Fox and Fangio like to use.  He is tall at 6'2, and can play pr ...

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More free agent work needs to be done for the Chicago Bears

As we hit day nine of NFL free agency and inch closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears have put in work. While some may not think it is enough, they have picked up five players thus far;  four of which will be day one starters and one for camp depth.  Trust me, I get the anxiousness, but there is a method to Ryan Pace's madness. That said, there are still needs to be addressed.  The Bears have about ...

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D.J. Williams will not return to Bears in 2015

Yet another veteran player is being told that he will not be returning to the Chicago Bears next season.  After two years with the Bears, linebacker D.J. Williams will not return in 2015. https://twitter.com/ESPNChiBears/status/575327616930037760 While Williams has experience with John Fox from their time together in Denver, age and injury history were most likely a factor.  Rumors are starting to come out ...

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NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears need for cornerbacks

The 3-4 defense has many needs to function properly and lock down cornerbacks are a big part of the process.  The Bears have had strong play from the corner position, but age has caught up with them.  Fortunately, there are some good corners on the free agent market. Byron Maxwell Byron plays with an identity.  He is not the most known name on the Seattle defense, but he gets it done.  He is a willing tackl ...

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NFL Free Agency: The Chicago Bears need lots of linebackers

The era of the 3-4 defense is about to begin in Chicago and it has been a long time coming. Finding the moving pieces to make this scheme thrive is going to be a rigorous process.  One of the most important components to the 3-4 is strong play from the linebackers - both outside and inside and  they will need A LOT of them.  The Bears are going through their own roster as we speak to see if they have anyone ...

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NFL Free Agency: A look at safety options for the Chicago Bears

As we dig further into positions of need for the Chicago Bears in free agency, we come to a position that has been a bit of an anomaly over the last several years: safety. Mind you, it has not been for a lack of trying.  The Bears tend to draft a safety in every year of the draft but they have never really panned out and any attempt at signing free agents have had mixed results at best.  This should be the ...

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The first free agency phone calls the Chicago Bears should make

Free agency is a week away, and the Chicago Bears have quite the shopping list.  Being in a complete retooling mode, and with new schemes on the horizon, they have plenty of needs in both free agency and the draft. Tuesday, March 10th is when the initial feeding frenzy will begin.  Teams will be falling all over each other to sign the top players available at each position.  This is often when overpaying co ...

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The How-To Guide For The Chicago Bulls Dream Offseason

NBA Free Agency of 2014 officially begins on July 1st, 2014 at 12:00 AM Eastern. The months of speculation involving unnamed "sources" and misleading articles will finally be replaced by concrete news and official signings made by each respective team. While the best option involving these reports is to defer the act of dwelling, it undoubtedly cannot hurt to see exactly how our Chicago Bulls can sign playe ...

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Chicago Bears sign WR Josh Morgan

The Chicago Bears have announced the signing of veteran wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract on Monday. The terms of the deal haven't been disclosed. Morgan, who has spent seven years in the NFL, finished last season with the Washington Redskins. He wasn't a featured target in Washington, finishing with 20 receptions for 214 yards. This was fresh off of a nice 2012 season where he finished with ...

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