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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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NFL announces ticket options for 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago

Want to go to the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago? Well the NFL is giving you the chance to do that for free. At the annual owners meetings in Phoenix, the NFL announced today that fans can register to win two free tickets to the April's draft in Chicago. Fans must register at NFL.com/DraftTown to win the free tickets according to the league. The winners will be selected randomly and notified by email that they h ...

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A look at how the Chicago Bears can replace Brandon Marshall

It's been a few weeks since the Chicago Bears have traded wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets. Now with time passing, there are a few question marks on how the Bears can replace Marshall's production. With Marshall gone, in steps Alshon Jeffery to take over the number one receiver spot in Chicago. In three seasons with the Bears, Jeffery has 198 receptions for 2,921 yards and 20 touchdowns. ...

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Chicago Bears sign guard Vladimir Ducasse

The Chicago Bears have signed guard Vladimir Ducasse to a 1-year-deal the team announced via press release on Monday. Ducasse has appeared in 63 games with 11 starts in his five year NFL career. Ducasse previously spent time with the New York Jets (2010-13) and Minnesota Vikings (2014) before joining the Bears. The 6-foot-5, 325-pound Ducasse from Haiti was a second round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He's sp ...

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