Latest from the Rumor MillRSS Team RSS Feed

Cardinals cut Kevin White

Now healthy, receiver Kevin White doesn’t have a team. The Cardinals released White on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Bears selected White with the seventh overall choice in 2015. Injured much of his four years there, he made only 25 catches for 285 yards and no touchdowns. The Cardinals have depth at the [more]

Matt Nagy has no regrets over handling of kicker search

The Bears are down to one kicker on their 90-man roster after cutting Elliott Fry on Sunday, but it took them a long way to get to that point. They brought in nine kickers for a tryout session at one point in the offseason and carried four kickers on the roster for a while. The [more]

Lane Taylor battling Elgton Jenkins to keep his starting job

Lane Taylor has started at left guard all but three games over the past three seasons. He is in danger of not starting the 2019 season opener. Taylor is in competition with rookie Elgton Jenkins to retain his job. He found out he was battling for his job 24 hours before the preseason opener when [more]

Frank Reich reverses course, most Colts starters sit this week

Colts head coach Frank Reich had planned to play his starters in the team’s third preseason game of the summer, but he said on Wednesday that he’s had a change of heart. The team already ruled quarterback Andrew Luck out this week and Reich said at a Wednesday press conference that he’s decided to hold [more]

Bears restructure Charles Leno’s contract

The Bears have opened up some cap space as the end of the preseason draws closer. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has restructured left tackle Charles Leno‘s contract. Leno was set to make $7.9 million in base salary this year, but the team converted $7 million of that money into a signing [more]

Matt Nagy: We gave Tarik Cohen “a little bit too much” at times last season

The Bears found a lot of ways to use running back Tarik Cohen last season and that creativity paid off with 1,169 yards from scrimmage, an average of 12.5 yards per punt return and eight touchdowns. Chicago’s offseason saw Jordan Howard get traded to the Eagles while Mike Davis and David Montgomery arrived to flesh [more]

Kyle Long apologizes for fight with teammate, calls it “unacceptable”

Six days later, Kyle Long was apologetic for his practice fight with a teammate. In his first comments since swinging a helmet at rookie defensive lineman Jalen Dalton, the offensive guard called his actions “absolutely unacceptable.” “A momentary lapse of judgment,” Long said, via Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune. “I cost myself a lot [more]

Bears sign Josh Caldwell

The Bears announced the signing of running back Josh Caldwell on Monday. The Chiefs cut Caldwell on Aug. 12, but Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough put in a good word for Caldwell. “The guy can play,” McCullough said last week. Caldwell had four carries for 59 yards and a touchdown in the Chiefs’ game [more]

Bears are drawing the most Super Bowl bets in Las Vegas

The Raiders are soon moving to Nevada but, for now, Las Vegas prefers the Bears. Via David Payne Purdum of ESPN.com, the Bears have drawn the most wagers to win the Super Bowl in Las Vegas sports books. “It’s been kind of overwhelming, the support [for the Bears],” Caesars Sportsbook senior oddsmaker Alan Berg told [more]

Eddy Pineiro still on “thin ice” with Bears after Elliott Fry’s departure

The Bears cut Elliott Fry on Sunday, which leaves Eddy Pineiro as the only kicker on their roster with the start of the regular season coming in just over two weeks. Outlasting his competition didn’t lead to a sigh of relief from Pineiro, however. The Bears haven’t been shy about sharing their plan to look [more]

Bengals remember Cedric Benson

Even though he was the fourth overall draft pick of the Bears, the late Cedric Benson had his best NFL seasons with the Bengals. The team has issued a pair of statements in the wake of his passing. “Cedric was a fine football player for us,” Bengals president Mike Brown said. “He played a principal [more]

Bears waive K Elliott Fry

The Bears are down to one kicker. Head coach Matt Nagy announced on Sunday that the team has waived Elliott Fry off of their 90-man roster. Fry missed a field goal against the Giants on Friday night, but made the three other kicks he’s tried this offseason. The move leaves Eddy Pineiro as the only [more]

Reports: Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies at 36

Cedric Benson, the fourth overall pick in the 2005 draft, has died, according to multiple reports. He was 36. Benson’s life reportedly ended in a motorcycle accident on Saturday night in Austin, when the motorcycle on which he was riding struck a minivan. Benson expired at the scene. A woman who was riding on the [more]

Daniel Jones has another good outing but loses two fumbles

Daniel Jones had almost as many fumbles as he had incompletions in the first half of the Giants’ game against the Bears on Friday night. A week after going 5-for-5 for 67 yards and a touchdown, Jones went 11-for-14 for 161 yards and a touchdown. His touchdown was a strike to T.J. Jones in the [more]

Bears aren’t playing their starters on Friday night

Kyle Long didn’t travel to New Jersey for Friday night’s game with the rest of the Bears, but he won’t be the only member of the team who isn’t playing against the Giants. The Bears announced that 25 other players will sit out the team’s second preseason game of the summer. The list encompasses just [more]

Team Pages