Hours before the deadline, Forte and the Bears reached an agreement on a four-year deal worth a reported $31.5 million. Here is the breakdown of the deal
Now, the pressure rests on head coach Lovie Smith to win with what the GM has gotten him.
With an improved offense and Pro Bowl-caliber defense, one Bears expert said the 2012 Bears would stack up well against the 2006 Bears.
When the clock strikes midnight tonight, Brian Urlacher will turn 34 years old.
In 2012, the Bears will look to pick up where they left off before the Cutler injury that derailed their season. One Bears expert thinks that new GM Phil Emery is drafting to win it all now – not to simply stock young players for future success.
Lance Briggs’ recent extension is even more proof that the Bears are willing to play hard ball with the Pro Bowl running back.
The Bears voluntary offseason workout program begins Monday, and unless there is a major shift between now and then, Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte will not participate.
Matt Forte made his dissatisfaction with the contract of backup running back Michael Bush public Thursday when he tweeted out his displeasure.
One Bears expert, however, thinks the organization may be overlooking just how much risk is involved.
With a projected $25 million in cap space, the Bears will have plenty of money to upgrade at key positions — like wide receiver.
Brad Biggs of the National Football Post and Chicago Tribune joined The Mully and Hanley Show on Monday to discuss what the Bears’ most pressing needs are this offseason.
Though he missed the last four games of the 2012 season with a knee injury, one Bears expert has no issue with Forte playing in Hawaii.
With the announcement that the Bears will interview four candidates for the vacant GM position, one thing is clear: the team is focusing on finding a general manager who can scout college talent.
When the Bears do finally hire a replacement for Jerry Angelo, they may be able to make a few quick moves to remain competitive in the NFC North.
Jay Cutler’s mid-season injury did more than just expose the weaknesses of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie.
NFL expert Brad Biggs of the National Football post and the Chicago Tribune joined The Mully and Hanley Show to break down the upcoming Bears-Broncos game.
Two games into the Caleb Hanie experiment, the Bears have lost two straight, and it’s becoming more and more clear that Hanie is not the answer.
Jay Cutler’s most-recent comments indicating he may be out for the season leave the Bears hanging their playoff hopes on Caleb Hanie.
Among the list of quarterbacks the Bears could bring in with Jay Cutler sidelined, Kyle Orton clearly tops that list.
With reports surfacing that Jay Cutler could be lost for the rest of the regular season with a broken thumb, the Bears need to move quickly in their back up plans.