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Jay Cutler admits all the losing in Chicago wore him out

If it looked at times like Jay Cutler wasn’t having fun in Chicago, well perhaps there’s a reason for that. The now-Dolphins quarterback admitted Monday that his eight seasons in Chicago began to wear on him — between the injuries and the constant losing. “I think you can talk about anybody in the league, no [more]

Bears say they haven’t made decision about first-team work for Trubisky

The Bears used Mitchell Trubisky as their third quarterback in each of their first two preseason games and they aren’t ready to say whether that will remain the case when they face the Titans this Sunday. Coach John Fox said Monday, via multiple reports from Bears practice, that the team has yet to make a [more]

Roberto Aguayo starts on wrong foot with Bears, missing 49-yard FG

Roberto Aguayo‘s stay in Chicago might prove shorter than he had hoped. The kicker started on the wrong foot with his new team, missing a 49-yarder at Arizona on Saturday night. “I just jumped on it,” Aguayo said, via Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune. “I didn’t contact it as good as I wanted to.” [more]

Mitch Trubisky again outplays Mike Glennon

The Bears say they don’t have a quarterback controversy. From the looks of their first two preseason games, they should. Rookie Mitch Trubisky outplayed the anointed starter Mike Glennon again on Saturday night as the Bears beat the Cardinals. Glennon completed 13 of 18 passes for 89 yards with one touchdown and one interception, while [more]

Jordan Howard to miss preseason game with eye injury

Bears running back Jordan Howard won’t play in Saturday night’s preseason game at Arizona after suffering an eye injury in today’s practice. The Bears said Howard suffered a corneal abrasion. It is not believed to be serious. Howard wasn’t likely to play much if at all anyway, as the Bears know he’s going to be [more]

Stephen Paea pushing for starting NT job with Cowboys

Stephen Paea was miscast in a 3-4 defense the past two seasons. He’s back at a familiar spot with the Cowboys, reunited with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and playing the nose in the Tampa 2. “Just be aggressive in there,” Paea said, via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “A lot of guys they [more]

Bears sign veteran linebacker Kelvin Sheppard

Kelvin Sheppard had been gauging his market lately, and now he has a new home. The Bears announced they had signed the veteran linebacker, and waived rookie linebacker Hendrick Ekpe to make room for him on the roster. Sheppard worked out for the Dolphins earlier this week, but he didn’t end up making a return to [more]

Gun charges dismissed against free agent linebacker Khaseem Greene

Linebacker Khaseem Greene was released by the Kansas City Chiefs in May after he was indicted on gun charges stemming from a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth, N.J. According to Jessica Remo of NJ.com, those charges against Greene have been dismissed after the alleged shooter admitted he lied about Greene’s involvement. Greene was alleged [more]

Mitch Trubisky not buying his own hype

The hype around Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky may reach Tim Tebow proportions, but Trubisky himself is shrugging it off. “I don’t know what hype you’re talking about,” Trubisky said when reporters asked him about it. “I don’t pay attention to it. It’s good to be back at Halas. Finished up camp pretty well. We’ve just [more]

Kyle Long gets surgically repaired ankle re-examined

Bears guard Kyle Long was kicked out of the team’s practice on Monday for fighting with teammates and he wasn’t on the practice field at all on Wednesday. The reason had nothing to do with a failure to keep his temper under control, however. Coach John Fox said that Long went to have his surgically [more]

Connor Barth on Roberto Aguayo: Bring on the competition

When the Buccaneers drafted kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, they didn’t wait long to release Connor Barth. While discussing the decision to release Aguayo, Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht said this week that it was a mistake not to have Aguayo compete for the job. It’s a year later and too [more]

Roberto Aguayo: I know what I’m capable of

Roberto Aguayo says he hasn’t lost confidence despite his disastrous year in Tampa Bay. Aguayo, the second-round kicker who was awful as a rookie for the Buccaneers last year, is now a Bear after the Bucs cut him. He says he’s feeling confident as he starts anew in Chicago. “I know what I’m capable of [more]

Kyle Long thrown out of practice for fighting with multiple teammates

Training camp fights between offensive and defensive players are common. But when they involve guys on the same side of the ball, they’ve clearly gone to the next level. According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com, the Bears sent veteran guard Kyle Long to the locker room during practice Monday when he got into scraps with both [more]

Jason Licht on Roberto Aguayo: I owned up to it by releasing him

The Buccaneers closed the book on kicker Roberto Aguayo on Saturday one full season and one preseason game after General Manager Jason Licht traded a pair of picks to select Aguayo in the second round of the 2016 draft. It was a move that was questioned immediately and derided every time Aguayo missed kicks, including [more]

John Fox compares hype around Mitch Trubisky to Tim Tebow

In Chicago, the hype surrounding Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has reached a fever pitch after his strong performance in Thursday’s preseason opener. Bears coach John Fox has seen this before. Fox said the excitement fans have for Trubisky reminds him of what he experienced as the coach of the Broncos when Tebowmania hit in [more]

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