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Matt Nagy prepared to make Jordan Howard the feature back

Not only are the Bears going to keep Jordan Howard, but they are prepared to make him their feature back. Bears coach Matt Nagy answered “absolutely” when asked that question Tuesday, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports. But Nagy added, “We’re going to use multiple backs.” Howard, a fifth-round pick in 2016, has averaged [more]

Jordan Howard: “Comforting” that Bears said they won’t trade me

Before wide receiver Jarvis Landry was traded to the Browns this offseason, there were reports that the Dolphins were talking about trading him to the Bears for running back Jordan Howard. That didn’t happen and it doesn’t appear the Bears are going to look for other trading partners for a deal involving Howard. Howard spoke [more]

Tharold Simon gets tryout invite from Bears

Draft picks and undrafted rookies aren’t the only ones who will be getting looks in minicamps in the coming weeks. For some veterans who are out of work, such camps represent a last chance to impress. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears will have veteran cornerback Tharold Simon in this week’s [more]

Bears agree to terms with Bennie Fowler

The Bears have agreed to terms with receiver Bennie Fowler on a one-year deal, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Fowler, 26, signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State in 2014. He spent his rookie season on their practice squad. In the past three seasons, he has played 45 games [more]

Mark Sanchez blames “unknowing supplement contamination” for PED suspension

Mark Sanchez has confirmed that he is suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, but he denies knowingly using such substances. Sanchez released a statement saying he thinks a supplement he took was contaminated with a banned substance. “The NFL has informed me that I have tested positive for a substance on the [more]

Mark Sanchez suspended for four games

There’s been little buzz around free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez, and a looming suspension may be the reason. Sanchez has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season, the NFL announced. The suspension was for a violation of the league policy on performance-enhancing substances. Sanchez spent the 2017 season in Chicago but [more]

Bears bring Quenton Nelson in for a visit

The Bears are going to get a look at several Notre Dame players today at their local pro day. But they met one of particular interest already. According to Josh Norris of NBC Sports, the Bears met with guard Quenton Nelson yesterday. Whether Nelson is still available when they pick eighth overall remains to be [more]

John Fox: Bears have done a “good job” getting Mitchell Trubisky help

Mitchell Trubisky didn’t set the league on fire last season in going 4-8 with seven touchdowns and seven interceptions. But it wasn’t a bad start, and this season he should have more to work with. The Bears signed receivers Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel and tight end Trey Burton. So the Bears are expecting more [more]

Cameron Meredith sees no reason he won’t be ready for season

Wide receiver Cameron Meredith is officially a member of the Saints after the Bears chose not to match the offer sheet he signed in New Orleans. Meredith signed a two-year deal worth $9.6 million after being tendered by the Bears at a salary of $1.9 million for the 2018 season and said on SiriusXM NFL [more]

Bears were more worried about some knees than others

For another $1 million dollars, the Bears could have made sure Cameron Meredith was theirs this season. But apparently the concerns over his reconstructed knee forced them into a cautious valuation, and so they lost him without compensation yesterday when they didn’t match the Saints offer sheet for the wide receiver. They tendered the former [more]

Bears won’t match Saints offer sheet to Cameron Meredith

The Saints have a new wide receiver. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Bears have chosen to not match the restricted free agent offer sheet Cameron Meredith signed with the Saints. That means Meredith will get a two-year, $10 million deal to join the Saints, and try to rebound after a season lost to [more]

Bears will make Cameron Meredith decision Wednesday

Wide receiver Cameron Meredith will be signing with either the Bears or Saints on Wednesday. The Saints signed the restricted free agent to an offer sheet last Friday, leaving the Bears with five days to match the offer or let Meredith depart for New Orleans without getting any compensation in return. The deal is worth [more]

Allen Robinson: “Exciting” to learn a new offense

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is working his way back from the torn ACL that brought his 2017 season to an early end and one might wonder if learning a new offensive system at the same time would be too much for the free agent acquisition. Robinson doesn’t see things that way. He said it [more]

Bears bring back John Jenkins

The Bears continue to keep players who were part of their defense in 2017. Defensive lineman John Jenkins has re-signed with the Bears, the team announced on Saturday. A third-round pick in 2013, Jenkins signed a one-year deal with the Bears a year ago, appearing in eight games with one start. His new contract is [more]

Report: Saints signing Cameron Meredith to offer sheet

Restricted free agent wide receiver Cameron Meredith visited with several teams recently and one of them is making a bid to sign him away from the Bears. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Saints will sign Meredith to an offer sheet. The Bears will have a chance to match the offer, but will not [more]

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