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Exclusive Interview with Anthony Miller: “We’re Bringing that Trophy Home”

Exclusive Interview with Anthony Miller: “We’re Bringing that Trophy Home”

Anthony Miller on the shoulder injury, who helped him make the transition, and the future of this Bears squad General Manager Ryan Pace made a number of moves to help the Bears field the most exciting and competitive roster in his tenure. The draft day trade with the New England Patriots that landed the 51st overall selection was used to bring in Anthony Miller, the competitive Wide Receiver from Memphis. Our draft guru, EJ Snyder, had Miller as his #3 WR in the draft and pegged him as “the best possible fit” for Matt Nagy’s offense and a perfect complement to the free agent...
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The Bear’s Den, January 18, 2019

The Bear’s Den, January 18, 2019

Matt Nagy & Vic Fangio win big post-season awards for their work in Chicago in 2018 BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Wood: Projecting Contracts for the Key Free Agent Bears - Da Bears Blog - The Bears have three starters – Bryce Callahan, Bobby Massie, and Adrian Amos – and a key role player – Aaron Lynch – who are all free agents this offseason. They’re tight up against the cap, so keeping all of them will be hard. Emma: Bears’ Ryan Pace On Matt Nagy - ‘Perfect Head Coach For This Franchise’ - 670 The Score - The Bears finished 12-4 and won the NFC North...
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NFC Championship Game Preview: Saint Drew’s Déjà vu

NFC Championship Game Preview: Saint Drew’s Déjà vu

Drew Brees and the Saints find themselves in a great position to get back to the biggest of stages The Bears may be out of it but the George S. Halas Trophy is on the line this Sunday in New Orleans. I saw this Saints team in person twice this year, including Part 1 of this Rams – Saints clash down in New Orleans. For this preview, I’d like to go back to early November before we peek ahead to Sunday and explain why I’m cheering for the Saints this weekend. Sunday, November 4th, 2018 – Los Angeles Rams (7-0) at New Orleans Saints (6-1) A stiff and steady breeze gave life to the...
Jan 17, 2019
BOOM! Matt Nagy Named Coach of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America

BOOM! Matt Nagy Named Coach of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America

This time, Matt Naggy is OFFICIALY Coach of the Year! Today it was announced that Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy was named the Pro Football Writers of America Coach of the Year. Some might remember that back in December, news broke that Nagy was named AP Coach of the Year, but that ended up being an unofficial title. This one, is official. The Chicago Bears’ Matt Nagy, who lead the Bears to a 12-4 record and the NFC North title, was selected as the 2018 NFL Coach of the Year, chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).— Pro Football Writers...
Jan 17, 2019
2019 NFL Draft: Five players in the Shrine Game the Bears should target

2019 NFL Draft: Five players in the Shrine Game the Bears should target

Yes, there is a kicker on this list. NFL Draft season is officially in full swing, and this year’s class projects to be an interesting one. Without a true stud quarterback prospect, the top of the 2019 draft is wide open. The class is stacked to the brim with defensive talent, with the likes of Nick Bosa, Quinnen Williams, Ed Oliver, Josh Allen and Clelin Ferrell all among those shaping up to be potential top-10 picks. For the first time in years, though, that won’t matter to the Chicago Bears. The Bears don’t have a draft picks in the first two rounds of this year’s draft due to...
Jan 17, 2019
Chicago Bears 2019: Talking Pagano scheme, free agency, running backs, and more...

Chicago Bears 2019: Talking Pagano scheme, free agency, running backs, and more...

In Lester’s latest T Formation Conversation Podcast, he turns the page on the 2018 Chicago Bears and looks ahead to pressing concerns with the 2019 team. Alright Bears’ fans, no more being upset at the double doink, it’s time to move on. The ending to the 2018 Bears season wasn’t ideal, but it’s over. It’s time to turn the page because 2019 looks promising. If you want to reflect back on this past season do it with fondness and remember Khalil Mack doing Khalil Mack things, the 6 TD passes against the Buccaneers, the sweep of the Lions, the “Oompa Loompa” and “Santa’s...
Jan 17, 2019
The Bear’s Den, January 17, 2019

The Bear’s Den, January 17, 2019

Defensive coaching changes continue to roll into Halas Hall this busy offseason BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Wood: A Thorough Breakdown of the Chicago Cap Situation - Da Bears Blog - After a heartbreaking playoff loss, it’s time to shift from in-season coverage to looking ahead to what’s in store for the Bears this offseason as they prepare for 2019. And that starts with looking at the money, because after all, the NFL is a business. So let’s get a feel for where the Bears are with respect to the cap, what moves could be made to clear up space, and what players...
Jan 16, 2019
Bears sign Beavers to reserve / futures contract

Bears sign Beavers to reserve / futures contract

The Chicago Bears have added a 12th player to their offseason roster. The Chicago Bears added another player to their offeason roster earlier today when they signed offensive lineman Willie Beavers to a reserve/futures contract. You may recognize the name, because Beavers was on Chicago’s practice squad in 2018. The Bears are his fifth different stop in his NFL journey after being a 4th-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2016. He played two games for the Vikings that year, but was released before the 2017 started. He bounced from practice squads of the Patriots, back to the...
Jan 16, 2019
Ted Monachino added to Bears defensive coaching staff

Ted Monachino added to Bears defensive coaching staff

It’s being reported the Bears have a new member of the coaching staff... It’s being reported by CBS Sports, that the Chicago Bears are adding Ted Monachino to Chuck Pagano’s defensive coaching staff. Monachino worked as Pagano’s defensive coordinator in 2016 and 2017 when Pagano was head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. The two also worked together for the Baltimore Ravens in 2010 and 2011 when Monachino was their linebackers coach. In 2012, he was a part of Baltimore’s Super Bowl winning coaching staff. It’s not reported what role he’ll have on Pagano’s staff with the...
Jan 16, 2019
Bears mailbag: End of the year presser, Howard, Hunt, and the off-season

Bears mailbag: End of the year presser, Howard, Hunt, and the off-season

The Bears season may be over but the off-season is just beginning. It’s time to dive into the possibilities in the coming months. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ The Chicago Bears season may be over, but the off-season is just starting. On Monday, general manager Ryan Pace and head coach Matt Nagy did their annual season ending press conference. Normally, there’s not much substance to these, but this time a few things were revealed. Among those topics was Cody Parkey’s future, or lack there of, the possibility of Kareem Hunt being added, and Leonard Floyd’s fifth-year...
Jan 16, 2019
Bears place 4 on the PFWA 2018 All-NFL Team

Bears place 4 on the PFWA 2018 All-NFL Team

No team in the NFL placed more players on the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) 2018 All-NFL Team than the Chicago Bears. Players are voted on by members of the PFWA, and the Bears checked in with four, one more than the Kansas City Chiefs. Here are the Bears named All-NFL: OLB - Khalil MackCB - Kyle FullerS - Eddie JacksonPR - Tarik Cohen Mack, Fuller, and Jackson helped the Bears’ defense to a number one DVOA ranking in 2018 under defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, and they’ll be key components of Chicago’s 2019 defense coordinated by Chuck Pagano. Cohen led the NFL...
Jan 16, 2019
The Bear’s Den, January 16, 2019

The Bear’s Den, January 16, 2019

Vic Fangio fills out his staff by raiding Chicago’s defensive coaching room, so changes abound BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Emma: Bears Assistant Ed Donatell Hired As Broncos Defensive Coordinator - 670 The Score - Vic Fangio will be bringing another former Bears assistant to the Broncos. Bears Open At 12-1 To Win Super Bowl Next Season - 670 The Score - Chicago is coming off a 12-4 campaign and wild-card round exit. Emma: New Bears Defensive Coordinator Chuck Pagano Making Changes To Staff - 670 The Score - Bears outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley has left for...
Jan 15, 2019
Ed Donatell to join Vic Fangio with the Broncos as defensive coordinator

Ed Donatell to join Vic Fangio with the Broncos as defensive coordinator

The former Bears defensive backs coach is on his way to Mile High for a promotion. The work for Chuck Pagano now really begins. Not that it’s surprising, but new Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano has his work cut out for him in regards to filling out his defensive staff. The latest news, that of former Bears defensive backs coach Ed Donatell joining Vic Fangio with the Broncos, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano. As a coach that helped develop Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller into First-Team All-Pro’s, Donatell was someone that Chicago reportedly wanted to potentially retain. So...
Jan 15, 2019
Bears have 5th best odds to win Super Bowl LIV in 2020

Bears have 5th best odds to win Super Bowl LIV in 2020

I’m ready to turn the page on the 2018 season. Can we get to Chicago Bears’ training camp in Bourbonnais already? We haven’t even determined who will be playing in Super Bowl LII in Atlanta on February 3, 2019, but there are already odds available for Super Bowl LIV, which will take pace on February 3, 2020, from the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. A lot can happen between now and then (draft, free agency, injury coaching changes, etc.), but that’s not stopping Jeff Sherman (@golfodds) from sharing some early odds, and the Chicago Bears are checking in with the fifth...
Jan 15, 2019
Bears place 3 rookies on ESPN All-Rookie team

Bears place 3 rookies on ESPN All-Rookie team

The end of the season NFL awards are going to start flying in now that the regular season is over, and we’ve got the latest from ESPN to share with you guys today. Three Chicago Bears made the cut in ESPN’s 2018 NFL All-Rookie team, and that makes it another solid draft from general manager Ryan Pace. Bears’ first round daft pick, Roquan Smith, made it at linebacker along side their defensive rookie of the year, Darius Leonard of the Indianapolis Colts, and the Dallas Cowboys’ Leighton Vander Esch. Here’s what they said about Roquan. It says plenty about Smith that he played...