Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been cleared to participate fully in Wednesday’s practice. Cutler suffered a concussion during the Bears’ Week 4 loss to the New York Giants, and was a limited participant during last week’s practices before sitting out the Bears’ 23-6 win over [...]
The Chicago Bears announced that Todd Collins will be the starting quarterback when they face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Jay Cutler sustained a concussion during the first half of the Bears’ Week 4 loss to the New York Giants. Collins completed 4-of-11 passes for 36 yards and an interception, posting a passer rating of [...]
The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Mark Anderson, Sean Jenson of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. A fifth-round pick out of Alabama in 2006, the 6-4, 255-pound Anderson burst onto the NFL scene with 12 quarterback sacks as a rookie. Anderson stepped into a starting role in 2007, but managed just five quarterback sacks before [...]
You know you’ve moved on. You know you’re smarter, more mature. But all of the sudden, there you are, caught in the same place you were in high school. The Bears forced the Packers to relive the worst parts of their 2009 season on Monday night.
The Chicago Bears announced that they have signed center/guard Edwin Williams off their practice squad. First-year guard Johan Asiata has been waived. Williams (6-3, 317) signed with the Redskins as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maryland last spring. The Washington, D.C.-native spent much of his rookie season on the gameday inactive [...]
Here’s the injury report for the 180th meeting (including playoffs) between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears: Green Bay Questionable: LB Brad Jones (knee), DE Ryan Pickett (hamstring, DE Mike Neal (rib), S Charlie Peprah (quadricep) Probable: G Daryn Colledge (knee), TE Tom Crabtree (arch), RB Korey Hall (hip), LB Brady Poppinga (knee), CB [...]
Chicago Bears third-round safety Major Wright will miss at least three weeks with a strained hamstring, reports Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Wright was injured attempting to tackle Dallas Cowboys first-round wide receiver Dez Bryant during Bryant’s 62-yard punt return for a touchdown in the Bears’ 27-20 win on Sunday. The team’s first draft [...]
Holly believes, hands down, that the Bears Still Suck. You can’t convince her just yet, however, that they aren’t a really tough match-up for the Packers in primetime.
Chicago Bears tight end Brandon Manumaleuna has been fined $22,000 by the team for failing to attend mandatory team meetings last Saturday, reports Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.com. Manumaleuna, who signed a five-year contract with $15 million with the Bears on March 5, thought the pre-game meetings took place the day of the game, which was [...]
Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer has been placed on injured reserve, reports Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Biggs adds that the 29-year old Hillenmeyer did not travel with the team for the pre-season finale due to an illness, and left Sunday’s season-opener against the Detroit Lions with an “undisclosed illness”. “Honestly, I am feeling [...]
The Cincinnati Bengals have claimed rookie quarterback Dan LeFevour off waivers from the Chicago Bears, reports Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Veteran quarterback J.T. O’Sullivan has been released, likely resulting in Carson Palmer being backed up by his younger Jordan Palmer to start the 2010 regular season. LeFevour, the 181st overall pick of the [...]
Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reports the Chicago Bears have informed defensive end Jarron Gilbert that he will be placed on waivers. Chosen with the 68th overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft, Gilbert (6-5, 287) appeared in four games last season, totaling one tackle. Gilbert had three tackles, including a pair of quarterback [...]
The Chicago Bears announced that they have claimed first-year center Edwin Williams off waivers from the Washington Redskins. Williams (6-3, 317) signed with the Redskins as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maryland last spring. The Washington, D.C.-native spent much of his rookie season on the gameday inactive list, but did dress [...]
Chicago Bears quarterback Matt Gutierrez tells Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune that he has been cut. Signed by the Bears on August 18, Gutierrez did not appear in a pre-season game, and was not going to make the team’s 53-man roster after the signing of veteran Todd Collins. Gutierrez (6-4, 230) is an undrafted [...]
The Chicago Bears announced the signing of veteran quarterback Todd Collins to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. Collins, who turns 39 in November, played sparingly as Green’s back-up in Kansas City from 2001-05, and has attempted just 674 passes during his 15-year career. A second-round pick (45th overall) out of Michigan in [...]