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Deshaun Watson training with Justin Fields, Jordan Love

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson may not be on the field when the NFL regular season begins in two months. But he’s training if he will be. Watson has been working out with Bears quarterback Justin Fields and Packers quarterback Jordan Love this summer. Agent David Mulugheta shared a video of the three training together on [more]

Report: Allen Robinson extension unlikely before July 15 deadline

Bears receiver Allen Robinson was mum as recently as last week when asked about contract talks with the team. Maybe it was for good reason. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports Robinson and the Bears have had “no substantive talks” in months. “At this point, it seems unlikely a long-term deal will get done,” Pelissero [more]

One week left for franchise-tagged players to sign long-term deals

July is a quiet month around the NFL until training camps get underway, but there is sometimes a flurry of activity involving franchise-tagged players in the middle of the month. The deadline for those players to sign long-term deals with their current teams is July 15. Any player who does not sign such a contract [more]

Bears announce 14 open training camp practices

Bears fans will have 14 opportunities to see the team practice during training camp this summer. The team announced its camp schedule on Wednesday and it includes 14 free practices for the public. There will be about 1,000 tickets available for each practice and those interested in attending have to register on the team’s website [more]

Bears announce scouting, player development promotions

The Bears announced a series of promotions and title changes in their football operations staff on Tuesday. Five of the moves were on the scouting side, including the promotion of Jeff King to director of pro scouting. King was named assistant director of pro scouting in 2019 and has worked for the Bears since 2016. [more]

Eddie Goldman’s future remains in question

Nose tackle Eddie Goldman was an unexcused absence at the Bears’ mandatory minicamp after opting out of 2020 over COVID-19 concerns. The Bears repeatedly have said they expect Goldman to return for training camp, which begins later this month. However, until he shows up for work or speaks publicly, Goldman’s future remains in doubt. Brad [more]

Report: Bears can affordably break their Soldier Field lease in 2026

As the Bears explore their options for building a new stadium in the suburbs, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has said repeatedly that the team has an ironclad lease that binds them to stay at Soldier Field until 2033. But that may not be the case. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears’ lease would allow [more]

Former Bears, Saints receiver Cameron Meredith signs with Winnipeg

Former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints wide receiver Cameron Meredith signed a deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League on Thursday. Meredith, 28, caught 66 passes for 888 yards and four touchdowns for the Bears in 2016 before a knee injury the following season stunted his career. He had four [more]

Sean Desai has Bears defenders excited as he steps into coordinator role

The Chicago Bears will have a new defensive coordinator for the 2021 season. However, the Bears aren’t having to learn who the new coach is as Sean Desai has been a part of the team’s coaching staff for the last eight seasons. Desai replaces Chuck Pagano as the team’s defensive coordinator after Pagano elected to [more]

Allen Robinson mum on contract talks with July 15 deadline quickly approaching

The Bears have until July 15 to complete a long-term deal with Allen Robinson or the star receiver will play 2021 under the $18 million franchise tag. Robinson reiterated Wednesday he is willing to play the season under the franchise tag, but he offered no update on contract talks. “We’ll see,” Robinson told Rhett Lewis [more]

Four of five first-round quarterbacks remain unsigned

Most of the 2021 draft picks have signed their rookie contracts, and many contracts were signed fairly quickly after the seventh round ended. In the first round, 75 percent of the selections have agreed to terms. That said, eighty percent of the first-round quarterbacks have not signed. Bears quarterback Justin Fields, the 11th overall pick [more]

Greg Olsen: Tight ends as a group are underpaid

Greg Olsen made $69.198 million in his 14-year NFL career, but a $6.5 million base salary in 2018 is the most he ever received in a single season. In a recent appearance on Pardon My Take, Olsen said tight ends are not paid enough compared to left tackles and receivers. Olsen’s point is: Tight ends [more]

Bears, Dolphins plan joint practice

The Bears and Dolphins will be on the practice field together before they’re on the preseason field together. The two teams will have a couple of joint practices at the Bears’ facility before they meet in a preseason game on August 14, according to Adam Jahns of TheAthletic.com. Joint practices, which were called off last [more]

Mike Ditka opposes Bears leaving city of Chicago

One of the most popular Bears of all time is not happy with talk that the team could leave the city of Chicago. Mike Ditka, who was both a Hall of Fame tight end for the Bears and the only head coach to lead the Bears to a Super Bowl victory, said he opposes the [more]

Could the Dolphins be the Tom Brady “motherf–ker” mystery team? (I doubt it)

Before Tom Brady made his first foray into free agency, the Patriots feared one potential destination about all others. The Dolphins. Imagine Brady, staying in the division, reuniting with former New England assistant Brian Flores, and tormenting the Pats for the next two or three years, or longer. Yes, the Patriots had very real concerns [more]

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