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Artie Burns signs with Bears

Cornerback Artie Burns said at the end of 2019 that he was excited about the prospect of moving on from the Steelers after being on the field for just 66 defensive snaps in the regular season. Burns has found a team that wants to give him an opportunity for a more productive season. Agent Drew [more]

Bears donate $250,000 to Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund

The Bears have been part of the fabric of Chicago for decades, and the Bears are helping Chicago at a time of unprecedented need. As explained by Larry Mayer of the team’s official website, the Bears will make a $250,000 donation to the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund. “Our thoughts are with everyone who has been [more]

Bears re-signing Isaiah Irving to one-year deal

The Bears are bringing back linebacker Isaiah Irving on a one-year deal, Kevin Fishbain of TheAthletic.com reports. Fishbain adds that Irving had interest elsewhere but chose to return. Irving, 25, spent his first three seasons in Chicago. He has played 33 games, mostly on special teams. Irving has played 285 career snaps on defense and [more]

Deon Bush re-signing with Chicago on one-year deal

Safety Deon Bush will return to the Bears on a one-year, $1.4 million deal, according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Bush, 26, has spent the past four seasons in Chicago after they made him a fourth-round choice. He has played 54 games, with eight starts, becoming a core special teams player. In 2019, Bush played [more]

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix reaches agreement with Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, his agency announced Thursday night. Clinton-Dix reunites with head coach Mike McCarthy, who served as head coach of the Green Bay Packers when Clinton-Dix was drafted by the team in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Clinton-Dix played four full seasons [more]

Patrick Scales will return to Bears on one-year deal

The Bears have reached agreement on a one-year deal with their long snapper, Patrick Scales, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. Scales, 32, has long snapped for the Bears for 53 games over the past five seasons. He signed during the 2015 season and has held the job since aside from 2017 when he [more]

Cornelius Lucas signs with Washington

Tackle Cornelius Lucas is moving on from Chicago as a free agent. According to multiple reports, Lucas has agreed to a contract with Washington. It’s a two-year deal worth $5.3 million. Lucas started games as both an offensive tackle and an extra offensive lineman over the course of his one season with the Bears. By [more]

Inside the Robert Quinn deal

One of the various Cowboys who left the team this week was pass rusher Robert Quinn. And Quinn will cash in with his new deal from the Bears. Once signed, Quinn will be in line to earn $70 million over five years, with $30 million guaranteed. Here are the terms: 1. Signing bonus: $3 million. [more]

Bears announce Nick Foles trade, sort of

The COVID-19 outbreak protocols have created some unusual situations for the NFL. And they’re playing out on team Twitter feeds. The teams aren’t allowed to announce transactions until they’re final. So the Bears have found a workaround. They’ve tweeted that NFL Network is reporting that they’ve traded for quarterback Nick Foles, with this caveat: “NFL [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2020 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. We’ve also added a running Top 25 [more]

Nick Foles restructures contract with the Bears

Nick Foles has restructured his contract with the Bears, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Foles, 31, still has three years remaining on his deal with $21 million guaranteed. But the quarterback now has the ability to void the deal after either of the first two years, depending on his performance, according to Schefter. The Bears [more]

Leonard Floyd lands with the Rams

Linebacker Leonard Floyd didn’t have to wait long to find a new home after the Bears pulled back his fifth-year option on Tuesday. According to multiple reports, Floyd has agreed to a one-year deal with the Rams. It’s a $10 million deal that can go above $13 million with incentives. He would have made $13.2 [more]

Chargers are debating the possible pursuit of Cam Newton

The Panthers want to trade Cam Newton. They’ve yet to find a partner. Given the challenges associated with having team doctors conduct a proper physical in advance of any trade, the Panthers ultimately may have to cut Newton. And if/when they do, the Chargers may be waiting. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, [more]

Jags agree to trade Nick Foles to Bears

Around this time last year, the Jaguars were celebrating the addition of quarterback Nick Foles as a free agent but the first year of his four-year deal didn’t go as planned. Foles broke his collarbone in the opener, rookie Gardner Minshew played well and Foles struggled once he was healthy enough to return to action. [more]

Report: Panthers have discussed Cam Newton with Bears

The Bears are beating the bushes for quarterbacks, and they may have interest in taking on one who’s a little beat up at the moment. According to Jonathan Jones of CBSSports.com, the Panthers have discussed a possible trade of quarterback Cam Newton to the Bears. The obvious hurdle is the fact the Bears team doctors [more]

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