1. What Recent History Suggests About the Chicago Bears' 2015 NFL Draft Plan

    Over the past three years under former general manager Phil Emery, the Bears have drafted in the first round based on need...

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  2. 5 Stats the Chicago Bears Must Improve Upon in 2015

    When a team wins only five games in a season, it's easy to pick out stats pointing to its poor performance...

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  3. Best Possible Outcomes for the Chicago Bears' Top 3 Draft Picks

    The NFL draft is quickly approaching, and the Chicago Bears will be looking to add impact players with their first three picks. Thanks to some moves in free agency, the Bears can go a multitude of directions with the seventh overall pick...

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  4. 5 Chicago Bears in Line for Increased Roles in 2015

    Next season is one of transition for a Chicago Bears team that is looking to establish a new identity and escape from mediocrity...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 31,667 reads 69 comments

  5. Chicago Bears: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    The first wave of free agency is in the books. The Bears were able to fill some defensive holes by signing Baltimore Ravens pass-rusher Pernell McPhee and New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 20,957 reads 69 comments

  6. Chicago Bears: Reassessing Draft Needs After First Wave of Free Agency

    The first wave of free agency is done. How do you think the Bears did? They managed to fill some needs but still have a few holes to work on...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 35,854 reads 147 comments

  7. Last-Minute Guide to the Chicago Bears' Free Agency

    Free agency doesn't officially start until March 10, but the deals are coming in fast and furious under the NFL 's "legal tampering" window. The Bears have a new regime and are focused on turning over a new leaf...

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  8. Pre-Free Agency Salary-Cap Update for the Chicago Bears

    Teams can start negotiating with free agents March 7 but can't officially sign them until March 10. As it currently stands, the Chicago Bears have $28.6 million in cap space, according to OverTheCap...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 10,728 reads 23 comments

  9. Free Agent or Draft: How Should the Chicago Bears Fill Their Biggest Holes?

    The page on the calendar turns to March, and it's now time to start focusing on how the Bears will fill the holes on their roster. Free agency is up first on March 10 followed by the NFL draft on April 30...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 14,444 reads 57 comments

  10. Chicago Bears: Best Options to Replace Lance Briggs This Offseason

    We have likely seen the end of Lance Briggs in a Chicago Bears uniform. The seven-time Pro Bowl player patrolled the weak side of the linebacker corps for 12 seasons...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 22,096 reads 38 comments

  11. 6 Hidden Gems the Chicago Bears Should Have Noticed at the Combine

    This year's NFL Scouting Combine wasn't short on the excitement. We saw both of the top quarterbacks throw and work out, which is rare, and we saw some freakish athletes who will look to get after those quarterbacks at the next level...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 23,505 reads 40 comments

  12. Top 10 NFL Free Agents the Chicago Bears Must Sign

    Free agency always gives a team the chance to go from worst to first in a heartbeat. In the past few seasons, the Chicago Bears have come out trying to win Day 1 of the free-agency period, but it hasn't generated success on the field...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 16,940 reads 9 comments

  13. The Chicago Bears' Round 1 Big Board Before Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week. This is the perfect chance for the Chicago Bears to key in on their top prospects and set their big board going into the pro days. As the Bears set up their big board, it should be defense-oriented...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 19,220 reads 47 comments

  14. Chicago Bears' Salary-Cap Breakdown by Position

    In order for the Chicago Bears to make a drastic turnaround from their five-win season last year, they are going to have to bring in a new influx of talent, especially on defense...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 7,529 reads 31 comments

  15. 6 Linebackers the Chicago Bears Must Consider in 2015 NFL Draft

    When you think of the Bears ' history, you can't help but evoke the names of Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary, Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 19,092 reads 48 comments

  16. Chicago Bears: 8 Draft Prospects to Watch at 2015 Scouting Combine

    Do you miss football already? Well, don't worry because the NFL Scouting Combine is coming your way February 17-23 from Indianapolis . This is the first combine for new team brass Ryan Pace and John Fox...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 13,852 reads 43 comments

  17. 5 Cuts That Could Create Cap Space for the Chicago Bears

    This Bears team will likely have a good amount of turnover this offseason. General manager Ryan Pace will look to mold a team in his and head coach John Fox's image. This likely means quite a few new faces on defense and some veteran cap casualties.

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 40,579 reads 116 comments

  18. Why the Chicago Bears Absolutely Must Retain Lance Briggs

    The Chicago Bears have 20 unrestricted free agents entering the 2015 offseason, and none are more important to retain than Lance Briggs . What looked like a closed door has now cracked opened with a new regime in town...

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  19. Midround NFL Draft Targets Who Could Start in Year 1 for the Chicago Bears

    The mark of a good general manager and his scouting team is the ability to identify quality talent in the NFL draft and find starters in the midrounds. This is an area in which the Chicago Bears have not had much recent success...

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  20. Why Devin McCourty Must Be at Top of the Chicago Bears' Free-Agent Wish List

    NFL free agency can be an opportunity to grab a proven impact player who can help bolster one side of the football...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 25,425 reads 81 comments

  21. 5 Biggest Changes the Chicago Bears Must Still Make This Offseason

    It's been a productive offseason for the Chicago Bears so far. They found their new general manager, and the coaching staff is starting to round into form. Even after checking off some key tasks, major moves and decisions remain...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 12,994 reads 48 comments

  22. What Positions Offer Most Value for the Chicago Bears in 2015 NFL Draft?

    When you are a five-win team, you don't get to focus on the playoffs and championship games. You are forced to look for a new general manager, hire a new head coach and start focusing a little more on the NFL draft than you wanted...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 14,672 reads 49 comments

  23. Cut, Keep or Restructure: Making Call on the Chicago Bears' Worst Contracts

    As the Chicago Bears continue to search for their next head coach, they also have to start thinking about how their roster will look in 2015...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 15,486 reads 62 comments

  24. 5 Prospects the Chicago Bears Should Target in 2015 NFL Draft

    The Ryan Pace era is set to begin at Halas Hall after the Bears confirmed his appointment Thursday. The new general manager now faces the daunting task of getting the Bears back to the playoffs for the first time since 2010...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 22,707 reads 74 comments

  25. What Can the Chicago Bears Do to Clear More Salary-Cap Space for 2015 Offseason?

    This Chicago Bears roster needs to be retooled. Coming off a five-win season, the team needs an influx of talent, and one way to get it is to bring in the right pieces in free agency...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 19,651 reads 84 comments