Recapping the First Wave of Bears Free Agency

It's been almost a week since the league year started and rosters around the league are shaking up. The Bears have been very active during the first wave of free agency and although some fans are skeptical, myself included, there is always room for optimism. To this day, the team has added 8 free agents from … Continue reading Recapping the First Wave of Bears Free Agency

Starting Quarterback, Mike Glennon?

It appears the Bears intend on signing the former second round pick out of NC State to a long term deal.  Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported that the Bears plan on paying Glennon roughly 45 million over 3 years to be the franchise quarterback. Nothing about this excites me and it shouldn't excite any … Continue reading Starting Quarterback, Mike Glennon?

Brian Hoyer Goes to the 49ers

The Bears expressed some interest in bringing Brian Hoyer back, but from the looks of it, the 31-year old free agent is headed to the 49ers on a 2-year deal, per Ian Rapoport. Signing Hoyer means a reunion between him and his former coach, Kyle Shanahan, the newly hired Head Coach of the 49ers. Shanahan … Continue reading Brian Hoyer Goes to the 49ers

Loser of Local Fantasy Football League gets a Tattoo

Most Fantasy Football leagues require a cash buy-in to make the season more interesting, divvying out cash prizes at the end of the year to the winners. Over the last decade, some leagues made it more compelling to the team owners going as far as handing out last place prizes. In a local Rockford league, … Continue reading Loser of Local Fantasy Football League gets a Tattoo

Grading the 2016 Bears Draft Class

It's been a little over a month since the season finale for the Chicago Bears and now the NFL focus shifts towards Free Agency and the 2017 NFL Draft. While General Manager Ryan Pace and staff looks ahead, here are some draft evaluations of the 2016 Bears draft class. Round 1 (No. 9 overall) Leonard … Continue reading Grading the 2016 Bears Draft Class

Roster Overhaul: Quarterbacks

o·ver·haul- to take apart in order to examine and repair if necessary. In this 9 part series, each position group on the Chicago Bears roster will be broken down and evaluated to see where the biggest holes are and what changes can be made this offseason. Part 1: Quarterbacks(5) 1.Jay Cutler- Currently under contract through 2020, Cutler … Continue reading Roster Overhaul: Quarterbacks

Bears Appear to be Front-Runners for Garopollo

On Thursday, February 2nd, Jason La Canfora of cbssports.com reported that the Chicago Bears will make a "strong, concerted effort" to land the former Eastern Illinois product and current New England Patriots QB via trade. Jimmy Garopollo's name has come up throughout the entire 2016 NFL season pertaining to his trade value come offseason. Garopollo played … Continue reading Bears Appear to be Front-Runners for Garopollo