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Bears put Larry Borom on injured reserve

The Bears ruled tackle Larry Borom out with an ankle injury on Friday and his absence will stretch beyond this Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Borom was placed on injured reserve on Saturday, so he will miss at least three games because of the injury. Borom was injured after coming on at left tackle for [more]

Bengals elevate Sean Davis to active roster

With safety Ricardo Allen out for Sunday’s game at Chicago, the Bengals need another safety. They have one, thanks to the elevation of safety Sean Davis. Davis, who arrived recently after being let go by the Colts, was added to the active roster on Saturday. The Bengals will also be without cornerback Trae Waynes, who [more]

NFL Week Two injury report roundup: A lot of question marks for the Ravens

Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

Trae Waynes out, Markus Bailey and Darius Phillips questionable

Cincinnati will officially be without Trae Waynes again in Week Two. The Bengals have ruled the cornerback out for Sunday’s game with his hamstring injury. Waynes was not able to practice all week. Cincinnati has listed linebacker Markus Bailey (knee) and cornerback Darius Phillips (thigh) as questionable. Bailey was limited in practice all week, but [more]

Bears list Eddie Goldman as doubtful, Jason Peters as questionable

The Bears appear set to go without defensive tackle Eddie Goldman on Sunday against the Bengals, but left tackle Jason Peters is trending in the right direction. Goldman was listed as doubtful for Sunday with a knee injury. Although the Bears have indicated he’s getting better, he hasn’t practiced the last two days and likely [more]

PFT’s 2021 hot-seat watch, Week Two

I’m trying to be a little more positive. And I’m currently positive that, when the 2021 regular season ends, coaches and General Managers will be fired. Usually, it’s more than a few. Every Friday, we’ll look at the guys who are, who may be, and/or who are believed to be in danger, grave or otherwise. [more]

Eddie Goldman misses practice despite an “arrow up” in his return

Bears coach Matt Nagy said nose tackle Eddie Goldman had an “arrow up” in his return from a knee injury. Only 90 minutes later, Goldman didn’t practice. On Wednesday, Goldman made his first practice appearance since injuring his knee in the Sept. 6 practice with the Bears listing him as limited. A day later, the [more]

Bears cut Jake Butt from retired list, Jerrell Freeman from suspended list

The Bears made a pair of procedural moves Wednesday: They cut tight end Jake Butt from the reserve/retired list and linebacker Jerrell Freeman from the reserve/suspended list. Butt retired this summer, a month after signing a one-year deal with the Bears. He said he had lost his passion for the game after four injury-plagued NFL [more]

Jason Peters, Eddie Goldman limited in Wednesday’s practice

Bears defensive tackle Eddie Goldman (knee/ankle) returned to practice Wednesday as a limited participant. Goldman hurt his knee in the Sept. 6 practice and was inactive for Sunday night’s game against the Rams. Goldman opted out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19 concerns. He missed part of training camp with the virus and then [more]

Cooper Kupp got 11.3 yards past the Bears’ secondary, tracking technology shows

How wide open did Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp get in the Bears’ secondary on his 56-yard touchdown pass on Sunday night? So wide open that the NFL hadn’t seen anything like it in three years. The NFL’s Next Gen Stats use tracking devices on every player’s shoulder pads to provide data beyond the ordinary [more]

Matthew Stafford is the NFC offensive player of the week

Matthew Stafford‘s Rams debut couldn’t have gone much better. The quarterback was an efficient 20-of-26 passing for 321 yards with three touchdowns. He finished with a nearly perfect 156.1 passer rating — the highest of any game in his career. Now he’s been named the NFC’s offensive player of the week. Stafford was on point [more]

Akiem Hicks wants to finish his career in Chicago despite contract impasse

The Bears gave defensive tackle Akiem Hicks permission to seek a trade this offseason. Hicks remains on the roster and hopes it stays that way for the rest of his career. “I’ll do everything in my power to do so,” Hicks said Tuesday, via Jason Leiser of the Chicago Sun-Times. “That’s what I want. That’s [more]

Raiders signing Damion Square off Bears’ practice squad

The Raiders lost defensive tackle Gerald McCoy for the season after only nine plays Monday. They found a replacement Tuesday. The team is signing defensive tackle Damion Square off the Bears’ practice squad, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Bears activated Square for Sunday night’s game, and he played five defensive snaps. Square, 32, [more]

Marquise Goodwin: Lack of a downfield passing attack is challenging

The Bears didn’t test the Rams defense, which ranked No. 1 in yards allowed last season. Andy Dalton had one pass attempt over 15 yards, while every other starting quarterback in the NFL had at last four. Dalton went 0-for-2 with an interception on passes of over 10 yards. It was frustrating for Bears fans [more]

Matt Nagy says there’s “no panic” about opening defensive performance

There was a lot more time spent discussing the Bears quarterbacks than the team’s defense during the offseason and that made sense given the defense’s leading role in any success the team has experienced in Matt Nagy’s three years as their head coach. Sunday night’s opener was not a good night for the unit, however. [more]

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