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Bears defenders don’t expect a step back under Chuck Pagano

The Bears allowed the fewest points in the league last season and that defensive success played a big part in the team taking the NFC North title. It also played a big part in the Broncos targeting and eventually hiring Vic Fangio as their new head coach. The Bears responded by hiring former Colts head [more]

Ryan Pace open to drafting a kicker

The Bears have signed three kickers since releasing Cody Parkey, but they may not be done making additions at the position. The Bears have five picks — one each in the third, fourth and fifth rounds and a pair of seventh-rounders — in this week’s draft and General Manager Ryan Pace said on Tuesday that [more]

Ryan Pace: Bears need to nail this draft to keep our momentum

Last year, the Bears had a good season thanks in large part to trading future draft picks to acquire pass rusher Khalil Mack and wide receiver Anthony Miller. This year, that bill comes due. The Bears traded away a first-round pick, a second-round pick and a sixth-round pick, and General Manager Ryan Pace said today [more]

Bears say they have no “pressing need” for a running back

The Bears have five picks at their disposal in this year’s draft and Tarik Cohen said on Monday that he expects the team to use one of them on a running back after trading Jordan Howard to the Eagles earlier this year. While Howard is gone, the team did sign former Seahawk Mike Davis as [more]

Tarik Cohen: Jordan Howard trade hurt me a little bit

The Bears made a change to their backfield this offseason when they dealt running back Jordan Howard to the Eagles in exchange for a 2020 sixth-round pick. The move could lead to an expanded role for Tarik Cohen as in his third NFL season, but his reaction to the deal wasn’t entirely focused on what [more]

Bears know they’re among “the hunted” now

After last year’s surprising success, the Bears are one of the teams people want to see in 2019, among the teams with five prime-time games. They also know there’s a target on them now that wasn’t there a year ago. During an appearance alongside running back Tarik Cohen, Bears chairman George McCaskey said they relished [more]

Report: NFL executive Rod Graves stepping down to head Fritz Pollard Alliance

NFL executive and former General Manager Rod Graves is stepping down from his role in the league office to become chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, according to Jim Trotter of the NFL Network. Graves would take over for John Wooten as head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which advocates for minority representation in the [more]

Vic Fangio doesn’t care about the schedule

Plenty of people cared deeply about Wednesday’s release of the schedule. Broncos coach Vic Fangio is not one of them. “I had no reaction, really,” Fango told reporters on Thursday. “I’m only interested to see who we play the first two weeks because that’s who you’ll start planning on in the offseason. Other than that, [more]

Bears travel to Denver to face Vic Fangio, Broncos in Week Two

The Chicago Bears won’t have to wait long to see their former defensive coordinator on an opposing sideline. The Bears will face Vic Fangio and the Denver Broncos in Week Two of the season as Chicago travels to Fangio’s new home town. The Bears at Broncos matchup will be one of three late-afternoon games on [more]

Cowboys get back-to-back Thursday games fourth year in row

The Cowboys have a new tradition that involves Thanksgiving Day. For the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in history, the Cowboys will play the Thursday after Thanksgiving, too. They host the Bills on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, this season and then travel to Chicago the following Thursday, Dec. 5. They also traveled to [more]

Ten teams scheduled for five prime-time appearances

The NFL has scheduled 10 teams to make five prime-time appearances during the 2019 season. That list includes both of the teams playing in the opening game of the year. The Packers and Bears will face off on Thursday, September 5 in a matchup chosen to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season and then go on [more]

Monday Night Football slate kicks off with Texans and Saints

A pair of 2018 playoff teams will square off in the first Monday night game of the 2019 season. The NFL’s schedule was released on Wednesday night and it shows that the Texans will be in New Orleans to face the Saints on Monday Night Football in Week One. In addition to that game, the [more]

Bears-Lions, Bills-Cowboys, Saints-Falcons set for Thanksgiving

Although it hasn’t been officially announced by the NFL, the Thanksgiving slate of games appears to be set: Bears at Lions in the early game, Bills at Cowboys in the mid-afternoon, and Saints at Falcons at night. Despite a previous report that the Dolphins would visit Dallas on Thanksgiving, it’s Buffalo traveling to Dallas on [more]

Report: Bears to play Raiders in London Oct. 6

Two down, 254 to go. According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, citing WGN-AM 720’s Harry Teinowitz, the Bears will play the Raiders in London on Oct. 6, nailing down the date of a game we already knew was happening there. The league has also announced that the Packers would play at Chicago in [more]

Zach Miller: Time has come to move on from football

Zach Miller said last week that he had not ruled out an attempt to return to playing football after the severe knee injury that halted his career in 2017, but knew he’d have to make a call one way or another in the near future. Decision day came on Tuesday and Miller won’t be trying [more]

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