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Jets sign former Bears fifth-round pick Jordan Morgan

The New York Jets have signed former Chicago Bears guard Jordan Morgan to a future contract. Morgan was a fifth-round pick of the Bears in 2017 out of Division II Kutztown, which also produced former Denver Broncos linebacker John Mobley. Morgan’s rookie season was wiped out due to a shoulder injury that landed him on [more]

Allen Robinson thinks Bears players would welcome Kareem Hunt

Bears coach Matt Nagy said last month that he had a conversation with former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt and that he was “raised to give guys second chances,” which immediately led to people wondering if the Bears will be in the market for Hunt’s services in 2019. The Bears tried to pump the brakes [more]

Bears waive Andrew Trumbetti

The Bears waived defensive end Andrew Trumbetti on Wednesday. Trumbetti, 22, signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame in May. The Bears waived him with an injury designation Aug. 21. Trumbetti cleared waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list. He made 90 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, [more]

Matt Slauson announces his retirement

Colts guard Matt Slauson announced his retirement on social media Wednesday. “It has been 10 amazing years,” Slauson wrote on Instagram. “Four organizations, and countless friendships. What an amazing dream this has all been. Thanks to all my teammates who have gone into battle with me, the group of coaches that have made me better [more]

Bill Belichick: “Flattering” to join Halas and Lambeau

No coach has won at the rate of Bill Belichick in the Super Bowl era. And even when you consider the years before the championship games were named and numbered, the Patriots boss has pulled even with two of the greats — the kind of coaches who have buildings named after them. With six titles, [more]

Connor Barth hoping to get another chance to kick in NFL

Connor Barth kicked for six different teams from 2008 to 2017. He’s hopeful a seventh team will give him a chance to restart his NFL career. According to John Smist of WECT-TV in Wilmington, N.C., Barth will attend a special teams camp in Arizona in March in hopes of showing NFL teams he’s back to [more]

Patriots listed as early favorite to repeat by one bookmaker

Workers hadn’t even finished cleaning up the confetti at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when betting opened for next year’s Super Bowl. The Patriots have the best odds to win Super Bowl LIV at 6-1, according to betonline. The Chiefs, though, are close behind at 7-1. The Rams are the favorites in the NFC at 7-1, followed by [more]

Final 2019 NFL Draft order is settled

OK, football season’s over, what do we do next? Oh yeah, football season. With the Patriots winning Super Bowl LIII last night, they locked up the 32nd and final spot in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Rams will own the 31st overall pick. It’s that time of year (the Scouting Combine is later this month). [more]

Report: Packers-Bears the “likely” season opener

As the confetti falls at the conclusion of every Super Bowl, one of the assembled PFT writers posts an item on the potential candidates to face the NFL champion for the opening Thursday of the season. This year, that post ultimately may be moot. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports the the first [more]

Aaron Donald repeats as defensive player of the year

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald joined some elite company Saturday night. He became only the third player in NFL history to repeat as defensive player of the year. Former Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor won back-to-back awards in 1981-82, and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt won the award in 2014-15. Donald won last year after making [more]

Matt Nagy named coach of the year

Matt Nagy’s first year as the Bears head coach ended with a tough playoff loss to the Eagles, but it was a successful one overall. The Bears won the NFC North and made their first postseason appearance since the 2010 season with Nagy at the helm. That effort earned Nagy recognition as the Associated Press [more]

Vic Fangio named top assistant coach of the year

Vic Fangio’s work with the Bears defense helped land him the head coaching job in Denver and it also led to an award at the NFL Honors show in Atlanta on Saturday night. Fangio won an Associated Press vote to become this season’s choice as the assistant coach of the year. The Bears allowed the [more]

Bears raising ticket prices for 2019

The Bears won the NFC North and made the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 season. Seeing them try to repeat those feats in 2019 will take a bigger bite out of wallets. The Bears announced that prices for seats at Soldier Field will go up by an average of 4.1 percent next season. [more]

Julius Peppers announces his retirement

Julius Peppers is leaving the NFL the way he came into it — quietly. But the legacy he leaves will speak volumes, until his eventual induction into the Hall of Fame. The former Panthers defensive end announced his retirement this morning in The Players Tribune, a month after finishing his 17th season. “Anybody who knows [more]

Bears hire Mark DeLeone as inside linebackers coach

Bears head coach Matt Nagy has reached back to his days with the Chiefs to make an addition to the team’s defensive coaching staff. The Bears announced that they have hired Mark DeLeone to be their inside linebackers coach. He replaces Glenn Pires, who was not retained after Chuck Pagano took over as defensive coordinator [more]

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