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Chicago Bears release NFL preseason opponents

With the NFL Draft just a few weeks away, the football world will turn to Chicago as the city hosts the draft for the first time since 1964. We are still a long way until football is actually played, but we got one step closer as the Chicago Bears released its 2015 preseason schedule. The Bears will open up the 2015 preseason slate with a home game against the Miami Dolphins. The two teams met last season w ...

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Chicago Bears among oldest teams in the NFL

The Chicago Bears are trying to rebuild on the fly and get younger at key positions. But believe it or not, the Bears are actually one of the oldest teams in the NFL. The Bears currently have 14 players on their roster that are 30+ years old, that's the most in the NFL according to Jimmy Kempski. The Jets, Bengals, Colts and 49ers come in second place with 12 players that are 30+ years old. Among those 14 p ...

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Chicago Bears offering fans chance to win tickets to every 2015 home game

Have you ever wanted to attend every Chicago Bears home game but don't have season tickets? Well the team just announced a new contest where the winner will receive tickets to every 2015 home game. It won't be easy winning however. All you have to do is predict the complete 2015 Chicago Bears regular-season schedule with the correct opponent, date and time. That includes Thursday, Sunday and Monday night ga ...

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Chicago Bears will release center Roberto Garza

The Chicago Bears have informed veteran Roberto Garza that he will be released according to Brad Biggs. The 36-year-old Garza signed a new one-year extension at the end of 2014 with only $75,000 guaranteed. To replace Garza, the team is expected to sign veteran center Will Montgomery. I'd also expect the team to explore the option of drafting a center sometime during the 2015 NFL Draft. Garza has been a sta ...

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The Chicago Bears stable of linebackers increases with Sam Acho

The Bears added to the potential log jam at linebacker today with the signing of Sam Acho.  Acho was drafted out of Texas in 2011, and has played for the Arizona Cardinals the last four seasons.  He played defensive end in college, and converted to a 3-4 outside linebacker at the pro level. This move brings up a question about the number of players at this position on the roster:  Do we have too many lineba ...

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Chicago Bears add new offensive wrinkle with running back Jacquizz Rodgers

The Chicago Bears have added a new element to their offense by signing running back Jacquizz Rodgers this afternoon. Rodgers was most recently a member of the Atlanta Falcons where he was used in a number of ways, including running back, slot receiver and kick returner. At 5-foot-6, 200-pounds he brings a different style that the Bears are not accustomed to.  He is strong between the tackles, has a burst an ...

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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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Chicago Bears to sign defensive end Ray McDonald

  The Chicago Bears will sign former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald to a contract, according to ESPN Insider Chris Mortensen. The Bears and McDonald have been working on a deal since Monday but now everything seems to be coming into place for the two sides. The 30-year-old McDonald spent time with current Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio in San Francisco before being cut by the team in December ...

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Should the Chicago Bears look at Garrett Grayson in the NFL Draft?

With all of the attention going to the top rated quarterbacks in the draft, there has not been a ton of conversation about the next tier of players. One of the main reasons for that is experts are saying this is an extremely weak draft for QB prospects.  You will hear names like Brett Hundley from UCLA, Bryce Petty from Baylor and Sean Mannion from Oregon State.  There is another name that Bears fans should ...

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Chicago Bears agree to deal with Jarvis Jenkins

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a 1-year-deal with defensive tackle Jarvis Jenkins, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. The deal will become official when Jenkins passes his physical today. The 26-year-old Jenkins was in talks with the Bears for a few days and visited Halas Hall looking to get a deal done. He missed his rookie year in 2011 with a torn ACL but rebounded in 2012 recording 25 tack ...

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