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Analyzing McShay mock: Bears

Analyzing McShay mock: Bears

The Chicago Bears made clear their intentions of making the 2014 NFL draft an endeavor in which they load up on defenders, despite fortifying in that area throughout free agency. ESPN.com's Todd McShay revealed his fifth 2014 NFL mock draft on ESPN Insider today, with this one based on the premise of taking players he would select as opposed to simply projecting what the teams around the league might do. At No. 14, the Bears need to strongly consider adding at cornerback, safety, linebacker or along the defensive line.
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

How the NFL schedule was made

The MMQB reports: Four men using 40 computers spent 70 days sifting through a half-million possibilities before producing a 2014 NFL schedule that is full of quirks, including a very strange NFL first: the Bears and Cowboys each playing back-to-back Thursday games.
San Francisco Chronicle 6 hours ago

Prices already painful for 49ers tickets at new stadium

PrintIt’s time for 49ers fans to get their budgets in order because this season’s big-time games are already going for big-time bucks — heck, even the mediocre games are pricey. The 2014 NFL schedule, released Wednesday, pits the 49ers against the rival Seahawks twice, including a prime-time Thanksgiving matchup at the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Tickets for the game were starting at $340 on StubHub. For games like the home opener against the Bears on Sept. 14, seats were going for $375 in the nose-bleeds and more than $3,000 in the lavish Champions Club section at the 50-yard...
Northwest Herald 18 hours ago

Primetime-heavy schedule for Bears

The Bears will play five games in primetime, help open a new stadium and play in Detroit on Thanksgiving for the first time since 1999.

Bears schedule: 5 key games

Here is a look at the five key matchups on the Chicago Bears' 2014 regular-season schedule: 1. Sep. 14, Bears at San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. CT, NBC: The 49ers have been one of the NFC’s elite teams under head coach Jim Harbaugh with a 36-11 regular season and 5-3 postseason record (including a berth in Super Bowl XLVII) over the past three seasons. This Week 2 battle will be the first game played in the 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Bears 2014 schedule: Game by game

The wait is over. Let the fireworks begin.
Chicago Tribune Apr 23, 2014

Bears 2014 schedule: Game by game

The wait is over. Let the fireworks begin.

Top stats to know: 2014 NFL schedule

Jennifer Stewart/The 2014 NFL season will culminate at Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Sure it is April, but the 2014 NFL schedule has been released and that means it is time to get ready for a season full of intriguing matchups. From high-profile veterans facing their former teams, to the 16th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, here is a look at some of the early highlights of the 2014 season: Reunion games DeSean Jackson, Steve Smith, Chris Johnson, Darrelle Revis, Jared Allen and Julius Peppers.

Chicago Bears schedule analysis

Breakdown: Teams discuss the need to start off quickly so often it's become almost cliché. But in Chicago's case, it holds true with the club playing two of the first three games on the road against quality opponents. The Bears open Sept. 7 at home against the Buffalo Bills, before hitting the road for the opening of the new Levi's Stadium against the San Francisco 49ers in a primetime clash. In Week 3, the Bears go back on the road on Sept. 22 to face the New York Jets on Monday Night Football.

2014 schedule: Seahawks coming to town for Thanksgiving dinner; Bears are home-opener foe

The 49ers will have the rival Seattle Seahawks over for Thanksgiving dinner, highlighting Levi’s Stadium’s debut schedule. Plenty of pageantry is also sure to come Sept. 14 with the 49ers’ official home opener against the Chicago Bears. Those are the only two prime-time home games on the 49ers’ regular-season schedule, which was unveiled Wednesday. The [...]

NFL draft preview: Wide receivers

With big, strong receivers already on board Bears unlikely to jump into receiver pool until late in draftAs the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
Chicago Tribune Apr 23, 2014

Report: Bears' schedule includes Thanksgiving game

The Chicago Bears will play on Thanksgiving Day against the Detroit Lions during the 2014 season, according to a Detroit Free Press report.

Report: Bears' schedule includes Thanksgiving game

The Chicago Bears will play on Thanksgiving Day against the Detroit Lions during the 2014 season, according to a Detroit Free Press report.

Source: Dallas Cowboys sign former Chicago Bears QB Caleb Hanie (Forney product) to one-year contract

For the second time this off-season, the Dallas Cowboys have signed a quarterback. The Cowboys have signed former Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie to a one-year contract, according to a source. Hanie, 28, was born in Dallas and played high …

Cubs, Bears legends celebrate Wrigley's 100th birthday

Cubs and Bears legends were greeted like royalty Wednesday as the Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.
Chicago Tribune Apr 23, 2014

Cubs, Bears legends celebrate Wrigley's 100th birthday

Cubs and Bears legends were greeted like royalty Wednesday as the Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.

Bears sign RB Shaun Draughn

The Chicago Bears signed running back Shaun Draughn to a one-year contract, the team announced. Draughn played in 20 games for the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens from 2011-13. His best season came in 2012 when he carried the ball 59 times for 233 yards and two touchdowns and caught 24 passes for 158 yards for the Chiefs. Draughn also returned 23 kickoffs for 537 yards that same year in Kansas City. Bears general manager Phil Emery served as the Chiefs' director of college scouting when Draughn entered the league in 2011 as an undrafted rookie free agent out of North Carolina.

Bears Player News

  • 1 Chris Conte

    Chris Conte

    Bears draft focus: S

  • 1 Alshon Jeffery

    Alshon Jeffery

    Marquess Wilson gets first shot at No. 3 spot, but Bears still may draft receiver

  • Julius Peppers

    Julius Peppers

    Peppers takes part in first day of offseason workouts

  • Jay Cutler

    Jay Cutler

    Bears wouldn’t mind drafting a QB that Marc Trestman can groom

  • Henry Melton

    Henry Melton

    Lawsuits Dropped Involving Cowboys Defensive Tackle Henry Melton

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