Category: Chicago Bears

Kyle Long Didn’t Expect to be Drafted as High as he Was

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Chicago Bears continue to make a strong push to revamp an offensive line that for years has taken beatings. The latest step in that process came in Round 1 of the NFL draft, with Chicago taking Oregon offensive guard/tackle Kyle Long, who just so happens to be Howie's son ...

Ron Rivera Thinks One-Year Contracts are “Going to be the Trend for a While”

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Carolina Panthers have fought through a salary-cap crunch to sign eight free agents this offseason, but every contract they've handed out this month has been a one-year deal. Head coach Ron Rivera says that's a product of the close-to-stagnant salary cap, and he thinks it's becoming a trend inside ...

Brian Urlacher Insists He’s Not Upset with the Chicago Bears

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Brian Urlacher says he's disappointed with how things went down with the Chicago Bears, but that he's never been upset. The Bears decided to move on without the face of their franchise, announcing so very quickly after negotiations weren't getting anywhere between the two sides. While Urlacher insists he isn't ...

Charles Tillman was “Very Optimistic” about Brian Urlacher Coming Back

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

After 13 years in Chicago, it became official on Wednesday that Brian Urlacher's time with the Bears has run out. Urlacher was offered an insulting contract by the team before it was announced that he wouldn't be returning. Now, the future Hall of Famer has to find a new home ...

Will Martellus Bennett and Jermon Bushrod Make Life easier for Jay Cutler in Chicago

Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Chicago Bears went out this offseason hoping to add some pieces to help quarterback Jay Cutler take the next step. It started with the hire of Marc Trestman as head coach. Trestman brings NFL experience to Chicago with a background in offense and quarterback development. It continued in free ...

Sean Payton’s Mindset: “This is My First Year Here and I Just Got Hired”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and the New Orleans Saints are trying to forget one of the most painful periods in team history. Payton stresses that the team needs to forget about the bounty scandal and everything that took place before that. He wants to start fresh in 2013. Sean Payton joined ...

Brian Urlacher on His Future in Chicago: “I Want to Play for the Bears. That’s my First Choice.”

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Brian Urlacher would like to stay in his home of Chicago. The veteran linebacker is hopeful to be back with the Bears, but hasn't heard from the team regarding his future. Urlacher will become a free agent after the Super Bowl. Brian Urlacher joined ESPN Chicago with Waddle & Silvy to discuss ...

Adrian Peterson Has Advice for Derrick Rose and Expresses Surprise over Lovie Smith’s Firing

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Adrian Peterson knows what Derrick Rose is going through. Rose is battling back from an ACL tear just like the one that Peterson recovered from so quickly last year. Peterson might be the MVP only a year after wrecking his knee, and he believes Rose can do the exact same ...

Marc Trestman Believes His Experience With Fast-Moving CFL Offenses Will Translate to NFL

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Marc Trestman spent the last five seasons developing a quick-moving, successful Canadian Football League offense with the Montreal Alouettes. Now, the Chicago Bears are giving him his first crack at being a head coach in the NFL. Trestman seems to have a plan and a timeline in mind, and believes ...

Marc Trestman’s Most Recent Quarterback Pupil Believes Attention to Detail Will Transfer to NFL

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Chicago Bears have found their new head coach. That man is Marc Trestman. The hire of the former Montreal Alouettes (of the Canadian Football League) head coach is outside of the box, but he's a long-time NFL assistant coach, working with quarterbacks such as Bernie Kosar, Rich Gannon and ...