After locking up tight end Martellus Bennett with a four-year contract, the Bears promptly cut both Kellen Davis and Matt Spaeth.
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.
Armed with a new tight end in Martellus Bennett, the Bears have cut Kellen Davis.
Confused by the NFL salary cap? Dan Durkin is here to help.
The Bears leading receiver at the tight end position last season was Kellen Davis, who caught just 19 receptions.
Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game. The idea being that 24 hours allows for me to watch the game over and talk to a few more people. Hence, “The 24 Blog.”
Brandon Marshall felt like backup quarterback Jason Campbell did a good job after Jay Cutler was ruled out with a concussion at halftime, and the receivers didn’t really help him out.
Some Bears players are hosting a fundraiser this weekend for the family of a Lake Villa man who was murdered last weekend in Florida.
The Bears completed their second-to-last OTA Wednesday in Lake Forest. Here are some thoughts and observations straight from my notebook:
After another dismal performance in his fourth start as Bears quarterback, Caleb Hanie has his fair share of critics.
With a 30-24 victory over the heavily favored Philadelphia Eagles, the Bears put themselves on track for their second straight playoff appearance.
After missing four consecutive games with a chest injury, wide receiver Earl Bennett had full participation in all three practices this week and is listed as probable for Sunday’s game in London.
Wide receiver Earl Bennett was back at practice for the Bears on Wednesday after missing four games with a chest injury.
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz doesn’t view tight ends like most NFL coaches.
In the wake of the Bears’ crushing and penalty-laden loss to the Detroit Lions Monday, Bears tight end Kellen Davis is focused on regrouping and looking forward to the next game.
The reasons for the Bears’ inefficiencies are many, and shared. But, really. Somebody get open.
After a 30-13 defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Saints, the Bears now sit at 1-1 before the Week 3 showdown at Soldier Field with Green Bay.
The balance, protection and production that the Bears saw last week vs. the Falcons was absent against the Saints. Gregg Williams and the New Orleans defense brought continuous pressure and it put the Bears on their heels.
When it comes to protecting Jay Cutler, the focus centers on the offensive line, but the line and protection of Cutler extends out to the edge.
The mailbag heats up this week as the Bears get ready for their first preseason game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday.