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Bears counting on a healthy Leonard Floyd in 2018

Source | 1 day ago.

There's a lot of pressure on the Chicago Bears' pass rush this season. The NFC North has suddenly become one of the league's most talented quarterback divisions with Kirk Cousins (Vikings) joining Aaron Rodgers (Packers) and Matthew Stafford (Lions). Chicago is the only team in the North without a proven veteran under center.

Roquan Smith helps shear a sheep at Bears community event

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Roquan Smith has more sheared sheep than tackles on his stat sheet as a pro football player. Smith and several other Bears rookies participated in a hands-on community event at Lambs Farm in Libertyville, Illinois on Monday where he assisted farm staff with the sheep's grooming. "It's like on the norm for me though, playing linebacker you're i

Charles Leno, Jr. on Harry Hiestand: 'He's getting us better'

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Chicago Bears left tackle Charle Leno, Jr. has outplayed expectations after joining the Bears as a seventh-round pick in 2014. General manager Ryan Pace rewarded Leno for his play with a four-year, $38 million extension last offseason, committing to the former Boise State product as the Bears blindside protector for the immediate future. Leno joine

Ryan Pace ranked among bottom-third of NFL general managers

Source | 3 days ago.

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace is having what many believe is his best offseason since taking the job in 2015, but after three seasons and only 14 wins, he needs a big year in 2018 to justify the confidence ownership has in him. According to a recent breakdown

Anthony Miller shares pictures, video from Bears rookie minicamp on Twitter

Source | 4 days ago.

The Chicago Bears held their rookie minicamp on May 11- 13 and one of the most highly anticipated players in attendance was second-round wide receiver Anthony Miller. Miller is wearing the number made famous by Alshon Jeffery. Miller said this offseason that he wants to create his own legacy, but it's hard to forget the dominance Jeffery displayed

Akiem Hicks says Roquan Smith plays like he's 6-foot-5

Source | 5 days ago.

The Chicago Bears drafted Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft with the expectation he'd emerge as the next great player at a position overflowing with Bears in the Hall of Fame. At the NFL Combine, Smith measured 6-foot-1 and 236 pounds, size that in years past would qualify as a really (really) big safety. The

Trey Burton impressed with Mitchell Trubisky, compares him to Carson Wentz

Source | 5 days ago.

The Chicago Bears signed tight end Trey Burton in free agency with the hope he'll become a Travis Kelce-like weapon for Mitchell Trubisky. Burton sat behind Zach Ertz in Philadelphia but was widely considered the most appealing player available at his position in free agency. Despite not starting, Burton developed a strong bond wIth Carson Wentz,

Bears rank 2nd among teams likely to end playoff drought

Source | 5 days ago.

The Chicago Bears haven't made the playoffs since 2010, which ranks behind only the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the longest stretch without a post-season birth. According to, the Bears' offseason moves have them poised to end their playoff drought. In fact, they're ranked the second most likely team to end the undesirab

Bears' offseason ranked as one of the five best in NFL

Source | 5 days ago.

Offseason grades are starting to pour in now that the NFL draft is over and OTAs are underway. This is good news for the Chicago Bears, who've been one of this year's transaction darlings. According to's Gil Brandt, the Bears had the fifth-best offseason in the NFL.

Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen set to become Bears' thunder and lightning

Source | 6 days ago.

Jordan Howard is the Chicago Bears starting running back. Howard finished 2017 with 1,122 yards and nine touchdowns, a good season by any standard. It was his second-straight year with 1,000 yards, something no other running back in Bears history can say they've done to start a career.

Who Is Kelvin Hayden? 5 Fast Facts About Taraji P. Henson's Fiancé

Source | 6 days ago.

Taraji P. Henson is engaged! The Empire star announced on Monday that she and her longtime boyfriend, Kelvin Hayden, are headed down the aisle, but how much do you really know about him? Oh, and just like Taraji, he's a parent, too! In honor of their engagement, get to know more about Kelvin with these five quick facts. Kelvin was first drafted by

Will Jordan Howard top 1,000 yards in 2018?

Source | 7 days ago.

Jordan Howard is off to an incredible start to his career. He set the Chicago Bears rookie rushing record in 2016 with 1,313 yards and became the first Bears running back in franchise history to begin a career with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. He

Bears announce the signings of five tryout players

Source | 8 days ago.

The Chicago Bears announced the signings of five tryout players Monday, including receiver Matt Fleming, offensive linemen Jeremi Hall and Matt McCants, and defensive backs John Franklin III and Tyrin Holloway.To make room for the moves, the Bears released

WATCH: Highlights of Roquan Smith from Bears rookie minicamp

Source | 8 days ago.

The Chicago Bears Instagram account posted highlights of first-round pick Roquan Smith from the team's rookie minicamp this weekend. Smith was selected eighth overall by the Bears and is expected to start right away at inside linebacker alongside Danny

Matt Nagy impressed by sixth-round pick Kylie Fitts at Bears rookie minicamp

Source | 8 days ago.

Matt Nagy met with the media at Halas Hall on Sunday to recap his first rookie minicamp as head coach and spoke highly of sixth-round pick Kylie Fitts, who the Chicago Bears drafted to help enhance the pass rush. "He's a kid that has a good motor," Nagy said. Fitts (6-4, 263 pounds) checks the size and speed boxes usually required to be a draft

It's a Mother's Day engagement for Taraji P. Henson

Source | 8 days ago.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taraji P. Henson got more than a card on Mother's Day.The 47-year-old "Empire" actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden.Henson posted a photo on Instagram showing off her diamond ring. She says the day started with

From 'Last Chance U' to the NFL: Bears to sign John Franklin, III

Source | 8 days ago.

The Chicago Bears will sign Florida Atlantic wide receiver John Franklin, III, to a rookie contract after the star of the Netflix documentary series Last Chance U stood out during the team's rookie minicamp this weekend. Franklin is best known for his speed. The former quarterback has been clocked as low as 4.32 in the 40-yard dash and could offe

'Last Chance U' quarterback John Franklin III signs contract with Chicago Bears

Source | 8 days ago.

John Franklin III — who was the quarterback at East Mississippi Community College when the Netflix series “Last Chance U” followed the team — signed with the Chicago Bears. Former East Mississippi Community College — which played host to the popular Netflix show “Last Chance U” — quarterback John Franklin III has found a home in th

Three Bears listed on NFL's top 100 rookie projections

Source | 9 days ago.

The Chicago Bears' 2018 draft class totaled seven players, including two drafted in the second round and three beginning their careers with a legitimate opportunity to earn a starting job. Roquan Smith (first round), James Daniels (second round) and Anthony Miller (second round) all represent significant upgrades at their positions and could make

Roquan Smith pegged most likely to win Defensive Rookie of the Year by Pro Football Focus

Source | 9 days ago.

Ryan Pace completed his fourth NFL draft as Chicago Bears general manager and after a successful 2017 class that included Mitchell Trubisky, Tarik Cohen and Eddie Jackson, he's been praised for having an even better performance this April. According to Pro Football Focus, Smith's impact will be so dynamic that he's their pick to win the NFL's 2

Charles Tillman, Alex Brown among former Bears who returned to Halas Hall for rookie minicamp

Source | 9 days ago.

Charles Tillman and Alex Brown were among seven former Chicago Bears who visited the team's rookie minicamp this weekend, offering an in-depth look at what it means to be a Bear. The Bears are evaluating 70 players at Halas Hall ranging from first-round pick Roquan Smith to journeyman quarterback Aaron Murray, a former fifth-round pick of the Chie

Bears getting a hungry Kevin Toliver after CB went undrafted

Source | 9 days ago.

Former LSU cornerback Kevin Toliver has quickly separated himself from the crop of rookies and veterans trying to impress Matt Nagy and the Chicago Bears coaching staff at the team's rookie minicamp this weekend. Despite an up-and-down college career,

LOOK: 1st picture of Bears 2018 draft class

Source | 9 days ago.

The Chicago Bears 2018 NFL Draft haul has brought unfamiliar praise to general manager Ryan Pace and the front office. Pace became the punchline of draft jokes after last year's first-round trade for Mitchell Trubisky and while the criticism seemed unfair

Roquan Smith puts focus on football at Bears rookie camp

Source | 10 days ago.

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith appreciated the chance to display his speed on the field Friday at rookie minicamp. A man was arrested Thursday for breaking into Smith's car at the University of Georgia and taking several items, including a Bears-issued iPad containing a playbook. ''Everything happens for a reason,'' Smith said.

Matt Forte to join NBC Sports Chicago's Bears coverage team

Source | 12 days ago.

NBC Sports Chicago, the regional home for the most comprehensive multi-platform coverage of the Chicago Bears, has announced recently retired Bears legend/two-time Pro Bowl running back MATT FORTE will be joining the network as a game day studio analyst for the upcoming 2018 NFL season.