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BREAKING: Chicago Bears sign Tashaun Gipson to one-year deal

BREAKING: Chicago Bears sign Tashaun Gipson to one-year deal

April 30, 2020

Days after being cut by the Houston Texans, Pro Bowl safety Tashaun Gipson agreed to a one-year deal...

BREAKING: Bears release tight end Trey Burton

BREAKING: Bears release tight end Trey Burton

April 17, 2020

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Chicago Bears are prepared to release tight end Trey Burton....

Grading the Bears' offseason additions

Grading the Bears’ offseason additions

March 21, 2020

Entering the 2019 NFL season, the Chicago Bears harbored Super Bowl aspirations. Following a breakout...

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

March 20, 2020

We’ve all heard the old adage “defense wins championships.” Usually, the phrase comes from a traditi...

What acquiring Nick Foles means for the future of Mitch Trubisky

What acquiring Nick Foles means for the future of Mitch Trubisky

March 18, 2020

The Chicago Bears acquired Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles, 31, in exchange for a compensatory...

Rams at Redskins 9/20/15

REPORT: Bears sign Robert Quinn

March 17, 2020

The Chicago Bears and free agent outside linebacker Robert Quinn agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract...

REPORT: Bears in contract negotiations with Teddy Bridgewater

REPORT: Bears in contract negotiations with Teddy Bridgewater

March 16, 2020

The Chicago Bears are in negotiations with free-agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, according to Mike...

The dire state of Chicago sports

The dire state of Chicago sports

February 25, 2020

The year is 2004. George Bush is the President of the United States of America; Alicia Keys’ “If I...

REPORT: Bears quietly interested in disgruntled quarterback

REPORT: Bears quietly interested in disgruntled quarterback

February 20, 2020

A Thursday morning tweet by Las Vegas Raiders' quarterback Derek Carr set off a social media firestor...

BREAKING: Bears extend Eddie Jackson

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2020

The  Chicago Bears signed Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson to a four-year, $58.4 million extension with $22 million guaranteed, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.  The extension makes Jackson the highest paid safety in the NFL with an annual salary pf $14.6 million per season. A former fourth-round pick in 2017...

The Chicago Wildfire set the sporting world ablaze

Rachel Willard, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2019

Since its inception in 2012, the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) has expanded from eight teams to its current 21-team format in an effort to penetrate the U.S.’s four-sport monopoly. The league, comprised of 18 U.S. franchises and three Canadian franchises, commences its season in the spring and concludes in the summer wit...

Trubisky and Nagy are officially on the hot seat. What about Pace?

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2019

Update: In their Week 8 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, the Bears surpassed 300 yards of offense for the first time this season. Despite David Montgomery's 135 yard effort, the Bears only managed 16 points. Coming off a bye week that came on the heels of an embarrassing Week 5 loss to the Oakland Raiders, the Bears were e...

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