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David Amerson set to visit Bears

Cornerback David Amerson got cut by the Raiders on Monday, which means he’s free to sign with another team right away. Amerson isn’t waiting to take advantage of that opportunity. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Amerson is set to visit with the Bears on Wednesday. Bears head coach Matt Nagy came to Chicago [more]

Report: Mike Tice planning to retire from coaching, says players no longer want to be coached

Offensive line coach Mike Tice’s coaching career may be at an end. According to Dan Barreiro of KFAN, Tice said he thinks he is ready to move on from coaching and added his opinion that players no longer want to be coached. Tice is coming off a three-year stint as offensive line coach of the [more]

Report: Ben Wilkerson, Deshea Townsend join Giants’ staff

The Giants have added two more assistants to their coaching staff. Deshea Townsend will become the assistant defensive backs coach, and Ben Wilkerson will assist on the offensive line, Alex Marvez of the Sporting News reports. Townsend, 42, coached the Titans’ defensive backs the past two seasons. He spent 13 years playing in the secondary [more]

Report: Brad Childress expected to join Bears staff

The Chiefs announced in late January that assistant head coach Brad Childress informed them that he would not be returning to the team for the 2018 season because he’d opted to retire, but Childress has reportedly reversed course. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Childress is expected to take a job with the Bears as [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Full list and details of Hall of Fame Class of 2018

It took Terrell Owens three years for his gold jacket. Randy Moss is in on the first ballot. The wide receivers will go into the Pro Football Hall of Fame together as part of the Class of 2018. Owens and Moss are joined by safety Brian Dawkins, linebacker Ray Lewis, linebacker Brian Urlacher, seniors candidates [more]

Urlacher earns a first-ballot spot in the Hall of Fame

Linebacker Brian Urlacher will enter the Hall of Fame this year, going one-for-one in his effort for inclusion. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Urlacher has made it, in his first year of eligibility. Urlacher, a top-10, first-round pick in 2000, played all 13 of his NFL seasons with the Bears, helping the [more]

Jordan Howard happy to be out of a “basic” offense

Count running back Jordan Howard among those happy about the Bears’ change in direction at head coach. Howard said he was “pretty excited” when he heard that Matt Nagy was going to be the team’s head coach because the team didn’t have much success on offense in John Fox’s final season as head coach. Howard [more]

Zach Miller holding out hope of resuming his career

Zach Miller has undergone nine surgeries the past three months, with the initial surgery saving his left leg. The Bears tight end now is “out of the woods” and in hopes of one day playing football again. Miller, though, is realistic. He knows it might not happen, and if it doesn’t, “then that’s just the [more]

Belichick looks to tie Halas, Lambeau with six NFL championships

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is already the only head coach in NFL history to win five Super Bowls. But on Sunday he can also tie the record for total NFL championships, a record that hasn’t been equaled since before the Super Bowl was a thing. George Halas won six NFL championships as head coach of [more]

Report: Bills dismiss defensive backs coach Gill Byrd

Despite making the playoffs for the first time in nearly two decades, the Buffalo Bills have still decided to make multiple changes to their coaching staff this offseason. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, the Bills have dismissed defensive backs coach Gill Byrd. Byrd’s departure comes on the heels of the team firing [more]

Kyle Long says he’ll have more surgeries this offseason, including on his shoulder

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long had surgery in December to address a neck problem that arose due to a lingering labrum issue in his shoulder. In an interview with ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Long said he’ll also address the underlying labrum issue as part of multiple maintenance procedures expected this offseason. “There’s going to be [more]

Bears won’t hike season-ticket prices

In nearly every business, the toughest decision relates to setting the price. Supply and demand represent the biggest factors; when it comes to the finite supply of tickets to a sporting event, the demand is tied directly to whether and to what extent folks who buy the tickets believe the experience is going to be [more]

Bears parting ways with head trainer Nate Breske

The staff changes for the Chicago Bears aren’t being limited to just the coaching staff. According to Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears have decided to part ways with head trainer Nate Breske as well. Strength and conditioning coach Jason George and assistant strength and conditioning coach Rick Perry also won’t return. [more]

Jaguars go from run of top-five picks to 29th

The Jaguars are going to have to scout differently this year. With yesterday’s loss to the Patriots, the Jaguars will pick 29th in the 2018 NFL Draft, the lowest they’ve picked in the first round since 2000, when they burned the 29th pick on R. Jay Soward. But the draft status also shows how far [more]

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