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10 min ago | Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers sign ex-Bears P Adam Podlesh to 1-year contract

Podlesh was a fourth-round selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007, the first punter taken that year.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Daniel Sepulveda, Brad Wing, NFL Players, Adam Podlesh

4 hrs ago | NFLMocks

My Chicago Bears NFL Mock Draft

Sep 14, 2013; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies wide receiver Mike Evans runs after a catch against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Ha Ha Clinton-Dix during the first half at Kyle Field.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Marquess Wilson, Jordan Palmer, Chris Conte, Matt Forte, NFL Players

4 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Chicago Bears Rumors: Team Seriously Targeting RB in the 2014 NFL Draft

All offseason long, the talk around the Chicago Bears has been about beefing up their defense, which was one of the worst in the NFL in 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Ford, Matt Forte, Michael Bush, NFL Players, James White

5 hrs ago | FOX16

Steelers sign punter Podlesh

Podlesh spent the past three seasons with the Chicago Bears. He participated in all 16 games a season ago, averaging 37.6 yards-per-punt over 68 attempts, including 27 inside the 20-yard line.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

9 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

When Chicago spent its pension money on the mayor's pet projects

As mayor, Richard M. Daley spent hundreds of millions of dollars on unnecessary pet projects-and now successor Rahm Emanuel seems to have the same bad habit.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Sports, NFL Football

10 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will visit Chicago Bears

Although Jimmie Ward and Calvin Pryor are gaining ground and have been ranked as the top safety by some draft analysts, Alabama Crimson Tide product Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is still generally regarded as the top safety in the 2014 NFL Draft class.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ryan Mundy, Chris Conte, M.D Jennings, Charles Tillman, NFL Players

11 hrs ago | Chicago Bears

Brooks lists possible Round 1 surprises analyst Bucky Brooks identifies 10 draft prospects widely projected as Day 2 picks who could sneak into the first round, including Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.


Related Topix: A.J McCarron, Sports, NFL Football

15 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Top Bears Draft Picks: #26 Curtis Conway

Jan 1994: Wide receiver Curtis Conway of the Chicago Bears looks on during a game against the St. Louis Rams at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

19 hrs ago | Windy City Gridiron

Building Championships: My Grading of the Bears' Free Agency Haul

Even though Free Agency is not over quite yet, things finally appear to be winding down as the next NFL draft approaches ever so much closer by the day.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julius Peppers, Tony Fiammetta, NFL Players, Robbie Gould, Earl Bennett, Willie Young

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Sports

Could Bucs, Lovie Smith target Manziel with 7th pick?

Five of the top seven picks in next month's NFL Draft belong to teams that are in the market for franchise quarterbacks.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mike Glennon, NFL Players


2014 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert

Oct 26, 2013; Ames, IA, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys cornerback Justin Gilbert looks on during the first quarter against the Iowa State Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Oklahoma State Cowboys NCAA Football, Oklahoma State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Justin Gilbert, Big-12 Football, NFL Football, Tim Jennings, NFL Players

CBS Local

Hoge's Bears Offseason Notebook No. 10: Identifying Position Battles

One of the first things Bears general manager Phil Emery said after the 2013 season was that he wanted to create more competition on his football team in 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Fendi Onobun, Martellus Bennett, Earl Bennett, Willie Young, NFL Players, Alshon Jeffery

5 reasons Jay Cutler will be a huge value in 2014 fantasy football drafts

Jay Cutler finished all the way down at 24th among QBs in fantasy football points last year.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, Matt Forte, Martellus Bennett, Alshon Jeffery

CBS Local

Former Bear Speedster Willie Gault Says He Could Beat DeSean Jackson In A Footrace

Willie Gault, a speedy receiver on the Super Bowl-winning '85 Bears, isn't lacking confidence as he ages.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chris Johnson (Arizona Cardinals), NFL Players

CBS Local

Hoge's Bears Big Board: No. 18 RB Carlos Hyde

A look at the top 20 NFL Draft prospects that could be on the Bears' radar, based on projected availability, position of need and player skill: College Career: The four-year running back at Ohio State closed his college career with 1521 rushing yards last season on 208 carries, averaging 7.3 yards per attempt.


Related Topix: Sports, Matt Forte, NFL Football, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Carlos Hyde, Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Ohio State University NCAA

Rant Sports

Chicago Bears Will Benefit From Eric Weems' ST Experience

Back in March, the Chicago Bears asked seventh-year veteran kick returner/receiver Eric Weems to take a pay cut this season from the $1.1 million he was scheduled to earn, and on Thursday Weems finally agreed.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Weems, Earl Bennett, Domenik Hixon, Devin Hester, Chris Williams

My FOX Chicago

Billy Zane to star as Captain Von Trapp in Chicago

From a villain in the past, to a thug in the future, to just playing himself in modern day - Billy Zane's career in Hollywood has spanned decades, making him one of the most recognizable faces on the silver screen.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

Windy City Gridiron

The Bears Den: April 14, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news & notes

Now the biggest linebacker on the roster, will Shea McClellin be able to carve out a role for himself in 2014? Bears hope for good 'return' on investment - Brad Biggs: The team hopes that, if he can bring that extra element on offense, Chris Williams could be more versatile than Devin Hester was strictly as a returner in 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Shea McClellin, Devin Hester, Dante Rosario, Chris Williams


The 49ers' Aldon Smith Is Arrested at LAX After Talking About a Bomb

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith reacts after sacking Chicago Bears quarterback Jason Campbell during the first half of their NFL football game San Francisco, California November 19, 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, Aldon Smith, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFL Players

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Why the Chicago Bears Should Trade Back in NFL Draft

Dec 29, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte runs with the ball during the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Forte, NFL Players, Michael Bush, Martellus Bennett, Dante Rosario