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Bears sign Matt Adams

Sun Apr 10 2022 20:32:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears added a linebacker with ties to head coach Matt Eberflus to their defense this weekend. The team announced the signing of Matt Adams. It’s a one-year deal in Chicago for Adams. Adams was a 2018 seventh-round pick of the Colts and spent the last four seasons as part of the defense that Eberflus [more]

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Trevor Siemian sees himself as the kind of backup who can help Justin Fields

Sun Apr 10 2022 13:06:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New Bears quarterback Trevor Siemian has spent time as a backup for the Vikings, Jets, Titans and Saints in recent years, and he thinks he’s getting the backup quarterback thing down pat. Siemian, who is slated to backup second-year starter Justin Fields in Chicago, thinks he knows what a veteran backup can do for a [more]

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Bears sign Tavon Young

Fri Apr 08 2022 21:05:30 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears have signed free agent cornerback Tavon Young. He agreed to a one-year, $1.4 million contract, Aaron Wilson of profootballnetwork.com reports. The Ravens cut Young on March 9, and he had remained a free agent since. Young spent six years in Baltimore. He endured three different season-ending injuries, costing him the 2017 season (knee) [more]

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Ryan Nall signing with Cowboys

Fri Apr 08 2022 18:06:04 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One of Chicago’s heavy special teams contributors is heading to the NFC East. Running back Ryan Nall is signing with the Cowboys, according to agent Sam Leaf. Nall joined the Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2018 and spent the season on the club’s practice squad. He was on the practice squad for much [more]

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Bears add Ryan Griffin to tight end corps

Fri Apr 08 2022 17:02:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears added a tight end to the roster on Friday. The team announced the signing of Ryan Griffin to a one-year deal. He joins Cole Kmet and Jesper Horsted as the tight ends currently on the depth chart in Chicago. Griffin spent the last three seasons with the Jets, but he was released this [more]

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Anthony Hitchens visited Bears

Fri Apr 08 2022 16:33:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Linebacker Anthony Hitchens spent some time with the Bears this week. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Hitchens visited with the team on Thursday. It’s the first known visit for Hitchens since he was released by the Chiefs in February. While Hitchens would be a new face for the Bears, he would be [more]

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DeAndre Carter agrees to deal with Chargers

Fri Apr 08 2022 03:04:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Chargers are signing free agent receiver/returner DeAndre Carter, Ben Standig of TheAthletic.com reports. Carter visited both the Bears and the Chargers this week. Carter, 28, played all 17 games for Washington last season, making five starts. He played 505 offensive snaps and 157 on special teams. In 2021, he returned 16 punts for an [more]

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Falcons agree to deal with Germain Ifedi

Wed Apr 06 2022 16:53:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons are adding an experienced piece to their offensive line. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the team has agreed to sign Germain Ifedi. It’s a one-year deal for the 2016 Seahawks first-round pick. Ifedi spent four seasons with the Seahawks and made 60 starts during his time in Seattle. He moved on [more]

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Ryan Bates thankful Bills matched offer from Bears

Tue Apr 05 2022 22:55:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ryan Bates signed an offer sheet with the Bears as a restricted free agent, but the offensive lineman is going to be sticking with the Bills rather than moving to Chicago. The Bills matched Chicago’s offer of a four-year deal, so Bates will stick with the team that he’s played 41 regular season games and [more]

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J.P. Holtz signing with Saints

Tue Apr 05 2022 20:46:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints have agreed to terms with free agent tight end J.P. Holtz, Nick Underhill of neworleans.football reports. Holtz visited the team this week. Holtz, 28, appeared in 13 games for the Bears last season. He saw action on 71 offensive snaps and 172 on special teams. He played one game for Washington in 2019 [more]

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Bears re-sign Jesper Horsted

Tue Apr 05 2022 10:43:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears kicked off their offseason workout program on Monday and they also announced the re-signing of tight end Jesper Horsted. Horsted’s return was set in motion last month when the team tendered him as an exclusive rights free agent. Once that tender is in place, an exclusive rights free agent is barred from negotiating [more]

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Report: DeAndre Carter visits Bears, scheduled to visit Chargers

Mon Apr 04 2022 21:56:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Free agent receiver DeAndre Carter, a core special teams player, visited the Bears on Monday, Aaron Wilson of profootballnetwork.com reports. Carter is scheduled to head to the Chargers on Tuesday. Carter, 28, played all 17 games for Washington last season, making five starts. He played 505 offensive snaps and 157 on special teams. In 2021, [more]

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Bills make Ryan Bates’ return official, matching Bears’ offer sheet

Mon Apr 04 2022 20:38:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bills announced the signings of offensive lineman Ryan Bates and running back and core special teamer Taiwan Jones. Both were previously reported. The team made official Bates’ return by matching the offer sheet the restricted free agent since with the Bears last week. “We kind of pondered that, worked through it,” General Manager Brandon [more]

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Matt Eberflus gets to work on developing players as Bears offseason program begins

Mon Apr 04 2022 15:46:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Monday is the first day that NFL teams with new head coaches are permitted to start their offseason programs and the Bears are one of four teams that have opted to get the ball rolling. The start of the program gives head coach Matt Eberflus his first chance to address the team’s players, but he [more]

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Ryan Poles: Bears need receivers, but we won’t force it in the draft

Sat Apr 02 2022 13:43:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bears General Manager Ryan Poles knows his team needs wide receivers. He also knows the Bears don’t have a first-round draft pick, having traded it away to get Justin Fields last year. But he’s not overly worried. Poles said he believes there’s talent in the second round at wide receiver, and that if the board [more]

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Justin Fields was “pissed off” with Bears’ game plan in his first start, private coach says

Sat Apr 02 2022 12:17:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Justin Fields‘ longtime personal quarterback coach says Fields had some issues with former Bears head coach Matt Nagy’s game plan last year. Ron Veal, a private quarterback coach who has worked with Fields since Fields was in sixth grade, said on 670 The Score in Chicago that Fields hated the game plan the Bears installed [more]

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Bears sign Dane Cruikshank

Wed Mar 30 2022 22:43:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Defensive back Dane Cruikshank has found a new home for the 2022 season. Cruikshank’s agent David Canter announced that his client has agreed to a contract with the Bears. No terms of the deal have been announced. Cruikshank was a Titans fifth-round pick in 2018 and he’s spent the last four seasons with the AFC [more]

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Matt Eberflus looking for “a big jump” from Justin Fields in 2022

Wed Mar 30 2022 12:34:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears’ last regime drafted Justin Fields at No. 11 overall last year and the quarterback showed only flashes of his potential as a rookie. New head coach Matt Eberflus is expecting some significant progress from the signal-caller in his second season. “I said last time in public that the development of him for the [more]

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Ryan Poles on trading Nick Foles: We’re working on it

Tue Mar 29 2022 17:11:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears signed Trevor Siemian as a free agent last week and the move to add another quarterback to the roster led many to wonder if Chicago will now try to trade Nick Foles. General Manager Ryan Poles didn’t play coy when asked about that at the league meetings in Florida this week. Poles confirmed [more]

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Ryan Poles: I want to give Justin Fields everything I can, but you still have to build a team

Mon Mar 28 2022 20:34:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After drafting quarterback Justin Fields at No. 11 overall last year, the Bears replaced their General Manager and head coach, bringing in Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus. Chicago hasn’t made many notable additions during the offseason, though the club did trade edge rusher Khalil Mack to the Chargers. And former receiver Allen Robinson signed with [more]

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