2013 NFL Free Agency

Brian Urlacher

Urlacher: I’ve Heard From Vikings, Cardinals & Cowboys

Days after his official departure from the Bears, the team he spent his first 13 NFL seasons with, linebacker Brian Urlacher said he has options.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Did The Bears Make The Right Move With Urlacher?

The Bears have officially parted ways with 34-year-old linebacker Brian Urlacher.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears, Urlacher Officially Part Ways

The Bears and middle linebacker Brian Urlacher were unable to reach an agreement on a new contract and both sides will head in new directions, the team announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cowboys On Urlacher: ‘Doesn’t Really Make A Lot Of Sense’

After nearly a week of silence around the league regarding the future Hall-of-Famer, the Cowboys finally spoke up about Urlacher, but the words weren’t really encouraging.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ted Phillips: I Hope Urlacher’s Career Ends With Us

Bears president Ted Phillips addressed the possibility of the 34-year-old Urlacher returning to the Bears.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2013

Elvis Dumervil. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images.)

Broncos Forced To Release Dumervil After Paperwork Mishap

A person familiar with the situation says the Denver Broncos were forced to cut defensive lineman Elvis Dumervil after a delay in getting paperwork completed on a new contract that both parties had agreed to.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2013

Matt Spaeth. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images.)

Report: Steelers Interested In Former Bears TE Davis, Spaeth

After locking up tight end Martellus Bennett with a four-year contract, the Bears promptly cut both Kellen Davis and Matt Spaeth.


Zackary Bowman

Report: Bears Bring Back Bowman On One-Year Deal

The Bears and cornerback Zack Bowman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2013

Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach tackles Green Bay packers tailback Alex Green at Soldier Field on Dec. 16, 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Roach Agrees To Deal With Oakland Raiders

Linebacker Nick Roach reportedly is leaving the Chicago Bears for the Oakland Raiders.


Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign DT Collins

The Bears on Thursday re-signed the first of their own players, bringing back defensive tackle Nate Collins on a one-year deal.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Bears, Lions Make Biggest Moves In NFC North In Free Agency

Free agency got off to a roaring start and the movement made by the Bears coupled with their performance on Draft Day will determine whether head coach Marc Trestman has a winning hand to play once training camp begins in the summer.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Rashard Mendenhall

Former Illini RB Mendenhall Signs With Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals addressed one of their significant needs on Wednesday by reaching agreement on a one-year contract with free agent running back Rashard Mendenhall.


Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 24-13.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Cliff Avril Signs With Seahawks

Former Detroit Lions Defensive End Cliff Avril has signed a two-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks, according to a report by ESPN.


Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery: ‘We Have Approached Urlacher About Coming Back’

For the first time in his storied career, middle linebacker Brian Urlacher is an unrestricted free agent, but there is a silver lining for Bears fans pining to see No. 54 don the jersey he’s made famous.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Martellus Bennett and Jermon Bushrod. (Credit: Getty Images)

Bears Introduce Free Agent Acquisitions Bennett, Bushrod

Bears fans got their first look at the new pieces added by general manager Phil Emery on Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Matt Toeaina

Report: Bears Set To Release Toeaina

According to a report from the Tribune, the Bears are set to release defensive tackle Matt Toeaina.

670 The Score–03/13/2013

Martellus Bennett pulls in a pass for a touchdown. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Bennett Gives Bears Multi-Threat Tight End

Mere minutes into the 2013 league year, Phil Emery wasted no time addressing a profound need on the Bears roster, signing tight end Martellus Bennett to a four-year deal worth a reported $20 million.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Excuses For Cutler

The quarterback from Santa Claus, Indiana just got another Christmas morning.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Kellen Davis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Cut Ties With TEs Davis, Spaeth

Armed with a new tight end in Martellus Bennett, the Bears have cut Kellen Davis.


Jermon Bushrod.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bears Sign Pro Bowl Tackle Jermon Bushrod

The Chicago Bears have signed two-time Pro Bowl tackle Jermon Bushrod to a five-year contract.