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Tarik Cohen: We made things too hard on ourselves last year

The Bears went from division champs in 2018 to 8-8 and out of the playoffs last season and a look at their point total tells much of the story of that fall. Chicago scored 421 points and allowed 283 during the 2018 season. They allowed 15 more points last season, but scored 141 fewer points [more]

Trubisky still feels the Bears are his team

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was pissed off when he found out Nick Foles had been traded to Chicago, but he doesn’t think he’ll be pissed off at the result of their quarterback competition. Trubisky told reporters that he still views himself as the team leader, the same way he has since he arrived with the [more]

Mitch Trubisky was “pissed off, in a good way” about Nick Foles trade

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky spoke to reporters on Friday for the first time this offseason, which meant it was the first time that he got to share his thoughts about the team’s decision to trade for Nick Foles. The Bears have declared an open competition for the starting quarterback job between Foles and Trubisky, who [more]

Tarik Cohen said Nick Foles trade was a shock, but will bring out the best from everyone

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen was caught off guard by the team’s acquisition of Nick Foles from the Jacksonville Jaguars this offseason. But while it surprised Cohen that the Bears were adding the former Super Bowl MVP, he was excited about the possibilities it could present for Chicago moving forward. “As far as when [more]

Bryce Callahan running full speed, ready to go as team’s No. 2 corner

The Broncos signed Bryce Callahan to a three-year, $21 million contract a year ago only to see him spend the season rehabbing after foot surgery. A bent screw in Callahan’s foot kept him from taking a single snap with his new team. Callahan, 28, is fully healed and penciled in as one of the Broncos’ [more]

Roquan Smith “in a great place” after adversity in 2019

Linebacker Roquan Smith‘s second season with the Bears didn’t go as well as his rookie campaign. The Bears went from NFC North champs to out of the playoffs while Smith went from appearing in every game to missing four of them. He spent one game on the bench for personal reasons and then missed the [more]

Mitchell Trubisky to speak with reporters on Friday

Much has changed for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky since he last spoke with reporters in December. The Bears declined to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract and acquired Nick Foles in trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars in March. According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Trubisky will speak with reporters [more]

Jordan Lucas plans to kneel during national anthem

Washington running back Adrian Peterson said over the weekend that he “without a doubt” plans to kneel during the national anthem this season and another NFL player said on Tuesday that he has the same plans. Bears safety Jordan Lucas said he plans to follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead and take a knee to protest racial [more]

Eddy Pineiro bulks up in advance of this summer’s kicking competition

Eddy Pineiro was the last man standing in last year’s extended kicking competition in Chicago and the lack of in-person work during this year’s offseason program means he hasn’t had to take part in any this year. So far, anyway. The Bears signed Ramiz Ahmed and General Manager Ryan Pace said that the plan is [more]

Bears to end offseason program early

The Bears have apparently done what they can do virtually. According to J.J. Stankewitz of NBCSportsChicago.com, Bears coach Matt Nagy said the team would end their offseason program a week and a half early. Veterans will be finished with their parts Thursday. Nagy said he hopes the players spend the time between now and the [more]

Matt Nagy will see plenty of preseason reps before picking Foles or Trubisky

Bears coach Matt Nagy indicated that preseason play will be of utmost importance in Chicago’s quarterback competition. Nagy said he’ll get a long look at both Nick Foles and Mitchell Trubisky playing live snaps with the first-string offense before he decides which one of them will start in Week One. “Preseason games, reps, playing more, [more]

Akiem Hicks: I stood for the anthem because I feared being blackballed

Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks says many more NFL players would have joined Colin Kaepernick in kneeling for the national anthem, but they worried about losing their jobs. Hicks said he believes the majority of players who stood for the anthem were thinking that if they didn’t, it would end their careers. And he was [more]

Kyle Long denies report of Jets interest

The Jets might have asked, but Kyle Long is apparently not interested in coming back. According to Rick Tarsitano of WGN, Long was asked if there was any truth to the report from the New York Daily News about the Jets asking him to come out of retirement, and Long replied: “No. None.” The 31-year-old [more]

Report: Jets have talked to Kyle Long about coming out of retirement

The Jets coaxed center Ryan Kalil out of a brief retirement ahead of the 2019 season and they have reportedly spoken to another offensive lineman about reversing course this year. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that they have spoken to former Bears guard Kyle Long about returning to action. Long announced [more]

Danny Trevathan: “Let’s not forget about corona, bro”

For the last week and a half, the national conversation has been about social justice, and rightly so. But as players consider their eventual return to work conditions, they also know that the country’s COVID-19 outbreak will be a big factor for them. Via J.J. Stankevitz of NBCSportsChicago.com, Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan said that from [more]

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