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Jacob Infante

Things the Bears SHOULD do this offseason

If executed correctly, the 2018 offseason could be a catalyst for the Bears’ transformation into a playoff contender.

This offseason is arguably the most important one the Chicago Bears have had in a long time.

They have their franchise quarterback, a dynamic duo at running back, a handful of talented offensive linemen, and a couple of building blocks on defense. With a new head coach and a stacked coaching staff, the Bears are in a much better position to succeed than they were in...

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Brad Biggs

Roster rundown: Bears could be looking at rare continuity at safety

Part 10 in an 11-part review of the 2017 Bears season.

Adrian Amos managed to pull off something this past season only two other Bears safeties accomplished in the previous decade. And it wasn’t necessarily by design.

Amos joined Chris Conte (2011-14) and Major Wright (2011-13) as the only safeties...

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Kyle Fuller represents Bears' biggest free-agent decision

The Bears have 25 players who are set to become free agents. We look at the 10 most important decisions they face regarding them this offseason.

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Grading the Bears defensive linemen in 2017

Laurence Holmes puts a grade on each of the Bears defensive linemen from the past season.

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Who’s in, who’s out: Chicago Bears restricted free agents

In the final installment of the four-part series, it’s time to turn our attention to the Chicago Bears’ five restricted free agents. We’ve been through the special teams, offense and defense, but who of these final five players will be viewed good enough to stay by both general manager Ryan Pace and new head coach Matt Nagy? Just a recap, these articles are predicting who’s in and who’s out. That’s it. No details on contract length or how much money they will earn, just if the...

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2017 Bears position grades: Defensive Line

2017 grade: B+ Level of need: Medium Decisions to be made on: Mitch Unrein (free agent), John Jenkins (free agent) Possible free agent targets: Jared Crick, Frostee Rucker, Dominique

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Ken Mitchell

The Bear’s Den, Monday, February 19, 2018

Tomorrow marks the first day NFL teams can tag players in 2018. Will Chicago tag Kyle Fuller this year?

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Biggs: As free agency nears, Bears must make call on some previous buys - Chicago Tribune - With the start of the new league year approaching, the Bears have roster decisions to make, many based on players they signed in free agency. March 16 is a key date for eight players with potential guarantees or roster...

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What happens to Pooh Bears after Yuzuru Hanyu's program?

Nick McCarvel takes a look at how Pooh has followed Yuzuru Hanyu throughout his career and what happens to the bears after being tossed on the ice.

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Jacob Infante

2018 NFL Draft: Realistic two-round scenarios for the Bears

With draft discussions under way, let’s look at a few possible scenarios that could happen for the Bears in the first two rounds.

The NFL Draft sure is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

With the 2017 season having reached its crescendo, analysts, bloggers and fans alike have started really digging into draft conversation to try and identify which players could make an impact at the next level.

The Chicago Bears have a handful of needs that they’ll need to fill in the offseason, but they...

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Block or Not: Eddie Jackson

Will Eddie Jackson build upon a nice rookie season to become a key piece of the Bears’ defense for years to come? Many people were high on the Chicago Bears‘ selection of Eddie Jackson in the 2017 NFL Draft. Jackson had proven himself to be quite a ball hawk and a solid punt returner for […] Block or Not: Eddie Jackson - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

Chicago Bears 2018 Roster Turnover: Outside linebacker help is needed

In this 13 part series we’ll take an in depth look at each position group for the Chicago Bears with an eye towards the 2018 season. We’ll speculate on who stays, who goes, and some potential additions we’d like to see general manager Ryan Pace make.

Leonard Floyd - Signed through 2020 - The Chicago Bears need Floyd to continue the improvement he’s shown over the first two years of his career, but more importantly, they need him to stay healthy.

While most fans would like to see...

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Ken Mitchell

The Bear’s Den, February 17, 2018

From the Punky QB they call McMahon to Mitchell “Pretty Boy Assassin” Trubisky, we’ve got you covered...

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Biggs' Roster rundown: At a position of flux, Kyle Fuller helped Bears cornerbacks excel - Chicago Tribune - Cornerback has been a position of flux for GM Ryan Pace since he arrived and it remains that way entering this offseason, but Kyle Fuller and Prince Amukamara certainly helped settle things during the...

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Brad Biggs

As free agency nears, Bears must make call on some previous buys

The Bears are nearly six weeks removed from hiring coach Matt Nagy and the calendar is moving quickly for them to put into place plans for the rebuild of the rebuild.

The NFL scouting combine begins Feb. 28 in Indianapolis and unlike last year, it doesn’t lead directly into the “legal tampering”...

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Robert Zeglinski

Building the 2020 Super Bowl champion Bears

Championship windows come and go fluidly in the NFL. The Bears, in the thick of Mitchell Trubisky's rookie contract, are ideally on that timeline. But how far away are they, roster wise? Projecting a potential Super Bowl team two years from now.

No league lives up to it's moniker of "Not For Long" quite like the NFL. Since the career of an average player only amounts to three years, the 53-men rosters of teams experience so much churning from year to year. Contract clauses such as guaranteed...

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Block or Not: Christian Jones

Will Christian Jones ever emerge as a key component to the Chicago Bears’ defense? If you told a lot of Chicago Bears‘ analysts that Christian Jones would be one of the few players left from the Phil Emery era in 2018, most would have thought you were crazy. Jones had a nice rookie year with […] Block or Not: Christian Jones - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Robert Zeglinski

Bears free agency preview 2018: Offensive line

A Bears' position of strength just a year ago, is now in flux. Taking a look at the offensive line open market.

More than any other position, when there isn't success, turnover happens quickly on the offensive line. Perception changes too. The NFL or "Not For Long" tolls for the big boys up front when they can't get the job done.

A year after surviving an injury to Kyle Long and a late preseason addition of Josh Sitton, the Bears' offensive line was sunk by a less-than-healthy Long, a...

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Phil Thompson

Kyle Long claps back at Fox News' Laura Ingraham for LeBron James criticism

Bears guard Kyle Long and his brother Chris came to the defense of LeBron James Friday after a Fox News host advised the Cavaliers star to stay out of politics and “shut up and dribble.”

In a video for Uninterrupted, James and Kevin Durant questioned President Trump’s leadership — James said he...

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Larry Mayer

Vietnam vets win Super Bowl trip from Bears

Nearly 50 years after Randy Kusiak (left) helped save Jim Zwit's life in a Vietnamese jungle, their close bond earned the lifelong Bears fans a trip to Super Bowl LII from their favorite team.

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

Here’s the full list of Chicago Bears’ 2018 free agents

There are currently 25 free agents on the Bears’ roster, and we run down that list right here. We also explain the difference between an UFA, RFA and ERFA.

Hopefully you’ve been staying on top on my roster turnover series, where I break down the Chicago Bears‘ roster on a position by position basis. If you guys have been keeping up with that, then you know the contract status of all the players, but with free agency such a huge deal, I wanted to have one go-to list with all of their...

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Grading the Bears offensive linemen in 2017

Laurence Holmes puts a grade on each of the Bears offensive linemen from the past season.

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