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Bears sign Marlon Brown

Wide receiver Marlon Brown took part in this week’s Bears minicamp as a tryout player and he did well enough to stick around a while longer. Brown’s agents announced on Twitter that their client has signed a contract with the Bears. Brown broke into the NFL with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in [more]

Broncos, Bears expected to hold joint practices this summer

The NFL will announce what hasn’t been leaked from the regular season schedule on Thursday night, but they’ve already revealed the preseason schedule and that gives teams a chance to work on scheduling joint practices this summer. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears and Broncos have done just that. They are set [more]

Plenty of top teams have brought in Denzel Ward for visits

Former Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward visited PFT Live on Thursday. Before that, he visited six teams that pick in the top 10. Ward said he has visited the Browns (No. 1, No. 4), the Buccaneers (No. 7), the Bears (No. 8), the 49ers (No. 9), the Dolphins (No. 11), and the Bills (No. 12). [more]

Matt Nagy sees “big ceiling” with Kevin White

Matt Nagy is in his first offseason as an NFL head coach and that means he’s getting to do a lot of things for the first time, including running a voluntary minicamp for Bears players this week. He’s also getting his first chance to talk about the potential of Bears wide receiver Kevin White. That’s [more]

Tarik Cohen: I don’t feel like I’ve done anything yet

There weren’t many bright spots for the Bears during the 2017 season, but running back Tarik Cohen‘s play was among them. Cohen became the first rookie in more than 50 years to score touchdowns as a runner, receiver, passer and punt returner and showed a versatility that has left many excited about the prospect of [more]

Devin Hester, Matt Forte to sign one-day deals to retire with Bears

Devin Hester and Matt Forte will sign one-day contracts with the Bears to retire with the organization that drafted them, the team announced Wednesday. Both players spent the first eight years of their NFL careers in Chicago. The Bears made Hester a second-round pick in 2006, and he returned three punts and two kickoffs for [more]

Raiders working out Lamarr Houston today

The Raiders are fully committed to their past, beyond bringing their old coach back this offseason. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Raiders are working out veteran outside linebacker Lamarr Houston today. He was their second-round pick in 2010, and played his first four seasons there before moving to the Bears in [more]

Bryce Callahan signs restricted free agent tender

The Bears announced defensive back Bryce Callahan has signed his restricted free agent tender. Callahan, 26, played 12 games last season with six starts, including three at corner and three at the nickel. He made 25 tackles, six pass breakups, one sack and two interceptions. Callahan started 10 of 11 games he played in 2016, [more]

Matt Nagy prepared to make Jordan Howard the feature back

Not only are the Bears going to keep Jordan Howard, but they are prepared to make him their feature back. Bears coach Matt Nagy answered “absolutely” when asked that question Tuesday, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports. But Nagy added, “We’re going to use multiple backs.” Howard, a fifth-round pick in 2016, has averaged [more]

Jordan Howard: “Comforting” that Bears said they won’t trade me

Before wide receiver Jarvis Landry was traded to the Browns this offseason, there were reports that the Dolphins were talking about trading him to the Bears for running back Jordan Howard. That didn’t happen and it doesn’t appear the Bears are going to look for other trading partners for a deal involving Howard. Howard spoke [more]

Tharold Simon gets tryout invite from Bears

Draft picks and undrafted rookies aren’t the only ones who will be getting looks in minicamps in the coming weeks. For some veterans who are out of work, such camps represent a last chance to impress. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears will have veteran cornerback Tharold Simon in this week’s [more]

Bears agree to terms with Bennie Fowler

The Bears have agreed to terms with receiver Bennie Fowler on a one-year deal, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Fowler, 26, signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State in 2014. He spent his rookie season on their practice squad. In the past three seasons, he has played 45 games [more]

Mark Sanchez blames “unknowing supplement contamination” for PED suspension

Mark Sanchez has confirmed that he is suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, but he denies knowingly using such substances. Sanchez released a statement saying he thinks a supplement he took was contaminated with a banned substance. “The NFL has informed me that I have tested positive for a substance on the [more]

Mark Sanchez suspended for four games

There’s been little buzz around free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez, and a looming suspension may be the reason. Sanchez has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season, the NFL announced. The suspension was for a violation of the league policy on performance-enhancing substances. Sanchez spent the 2017 season in Chicago but [more]

Bears bring Quenton Nelson in for a visit

The Bears are going to get a look at several Notre Dame players today at their local pro day. But they met one of particular interest already. According to Josh Norris of NBC Sports, the Bears met with guard Quenton Nelson yesterday. Whether Nelson is still available when they pick eighth overall remains to be [more]

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