The Chicago Bears cut the required amount of players to get the roster down to 75. The initial cut usually involves players that had little to no chance of making the team, or were let go with the hopes of latching on elsewhere. The final day of roster reckoning is August 30. Rosters will have to be down to 53 by 4p.m. ET. There were a couple of surprise cuts, but the … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears trim fat, bigger cuts coming
The Chicago Bears enter arguably the most important week of the NFL preseason with more questions than most teams would want to have answered. The Seattle Seahawks are the perfect test for a Bears team trying to gauge how likely it is for the team to be considered a real threat in a stacked NFC. Heading out on the road to one of the toughest NFL stadiums to play in, to take … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears head to Seattle with major roster questions
I graded the new and improved coaching staff for the Chicago Bears pretty highly in part one of my off-season recap. Do the additions the team made in free agency match up? Hint: absolutely. Part 1: Coaching Staff … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Full Offseason Recap Part 2: Free Agency
It seems like such a simple question, but no one can provide a definitive answer. In free agency, the Bears did quite a bit in terms of addressing some of their most glaring needs. The offensive tackle, tight end, and linebacker positions were all upgraded. But with the NFL Draft less than a week away, predictions are still all over the board for who the Bears may take … [Read more...] about What is the Chicago Bears Biggest Need?
It was all going according to plan just 20 short days ago. The Bears held a 7-1 record, tops in the NFC North by a long shot, and were coming off of an astounding display of dominance over the Tennessee Titans. The defense was being praised by the national media as one of the elite units in the league, and the offense was slowly but surly rounding into form. Or so … [Read more...] about Sunday Has Become a Must Win Game for the Bears
8 pm CT has come and gone on August 31st. The Chicago Bears roster received some serious cosmetic surgery in the hours approaching the NFL mandated roster deadline. After signing one veteran, former Bear DT Amobi Okoye, the Bears carved away from 76 players down to 53. The final roster is set… for now. The Bears can still sign and release players, but they must also make … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears 53-Man Roster
Prior to a Week 15 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs (only loss of the regular season), the Green Bay Packers looked like they were on an unstoppable path to back-to-back Super Bowls. That was until the league's opposing teams figured out how to slow down the NFL's premier offense just enough to out-shoot them as the eventual … [Read more...] about Previewing the Green Bay Packers 2012 NFL Draft