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Nathan Peterman to re-sign with Bears

The Bears are keeping one of their quarterbacks entering the 2023 offseason program.Nathan Peterman is re-signing with the Bears, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media.Peterman spent last season with Chicago, appearing in three games. He started the last game of the season, completing 11-of-19 passes for 114 yards with a touchdown.A Bills fifth-round pick [more]

Bears hoping not to do Hard Knocks

The Bears are one of four teams that the NFL can force to do Hard Knocks, but they’re hoping not to be chosen.Bears Chairman George McCaskey said he’d like to see the league pick some other team.“We feel there are a number of teams that have compelling stories to tell on ‘Hard Knocks,’” he said, [more]

Bears sign Dylan Cole

The Bears are adding a linebacker who should also be a heavy special teams contributor.Chicago has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with Dylan Cole, the team announced on Thursday.Cole spent the last two seasons with the Titans. In 2022, he appeared in 15 games with eight starts, recording 64 total tackles with four [more]

Panthers GM Scott Fitterer: It hurt to trade DJ Moore, but we had to do it to move up to No. 1

When wide receiver DJ Moore signed a three-year, $61.9 million contract extension with the Panthers a year ago, General Manager Scott Fitterer thought he had signed one of the most important players on the roster he was trying to build. A year later, Fitterer traded Moore to the Bears.Fitterer says that wasn’t something he wanted [more]

Eddie Goldman coming out of retirement to play for Falcons

Eddie Goldman is back.The Falcons announced they’ve reinstated the defensive tackle from the reserve/retired list on Tuesday.Goldman had signed a free-agent deal with Atlanta last July seven seasons with the Bears. But he elected to retire a few days later.While Goldman opted out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he came back [more]

Browns sign Matthew Adams

The Browns have added a player who should be a significant special teams contributor.Cleveland has signed linebacker Matthew Adams, the team announced on Tuesday.Adams appeared in 10 games with three starts for the Bears last season, recording 26 total tackles with two for loss. He also had a forced fumble.But this is a signing that [more]

Eagles agree to one-year deal with Nicholas Morrow

Philadelphia has added a linebacker.The Eagles have agreed to a one-year deal with Nicholas Morrow, according to multiple reports.Morrow spent the 2022 season with the Bears, starting all 17 games for the club. He recorded a career-high 116 tackles with 11 tackles for loss. He also had a pair of passes defensed and an interception.Morrow [more]

Bears mulled trading down with Texans from 1 to 2, then trading down again with Panthers

Bears General Manager Ryan Poles traded down from the first overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft to the ninth overall pick, and he’s pleased with what he got in return. But he was considering a more complex scenario that might have given the Bears an even greater return.Poles told Peter King in Football Morning [more]

D’Onta Foreman glad to show he’s more than Derrick Henry’s or Christian McCaffrey’s backup

Over the last two years, D’Onta Foreman has started 12 games, but only in the absence of two of the best running backs in the NFL: He started three games in Tennessee in 2021 when Derrick Henry was injured, and he started nine games in Carolina in 2022 after Christian McCaffrey was traded.Now Foreman has [more]

Bears sign D’Onta Foreman

The Bears have added a running back after losing a running back in free agency.Free agent running back D’Onta Foreman has agreed to a one-year contract with the Bears, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.The Bears’ No. 1 running back from last year, David Montgomery, departed in free agency to sign with the Lions.The 26-year-old [more]

Bears sign Robert Tonyan

Free agent tight end Robert Tonyan is leaving Green Bay but staying in the NFC North.Tonyan has agreed to a one-year deal with the Bears, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.Tonyan originally entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Lions in 2017, but he didn’t make the Lions’ roster and ended up spending [more]

Bears release Trevor Siemian

With P.J. Walker joining the Bears, Chicago has elected to move on from its 2022 backup.The club released Trevor Siemian on Thursday, per the transaction wire.Siemian appeared in two games with one start for the Bears last season. He completed 15-of-26 passes for 184 yards with a touchdown and an interception.A seventh-round pick in the [more]

Bears sign defensive tackle Andrew Billings

The Bears are adding some beef to their run defense.Free agent defensive tackle Andrew Billings has agreed to a one-year contract with the Bears, his agents announced.The 6-foot-1, 311-pound Billings has spent time with the Bengals, Browns, Dolphins, Chiefs and Raiders. Last year in Las Vegas he started 14 games.Billings doesn’t rush the passer much, [more]

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