1. 5 Creative Moves the Chicago Bears Can Pull on Draft Day

    When it comes to the NFL draft, nothing stays the same. Teams are always working the phones to better themselves. The Bears currently sit in what could be considered first-round purgatory, but they can make some moves to change that...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 3 months ago 29,845 reads 131 comments

  2. 2014 Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the Chicago Bears

    In the weeks leading up to the draft, most of the focus is centered around the first round. It's easy to see why—all the big names and high-profile players seem to be there—but ...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 3 months ago 22,449 reads 33 comments

  3. 4 Free Agents Still Within the Chicago Bears' Reach

    Everybody has their NFL draft goggles on now but there are still some free agents to be had on the market...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 3 months ago 26,271 reads 28 comments

  4. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for the Chicago Bears' Top 3 Picks

    There's only one thing certain about the NFL draft: It never goes according to plan. Teams set up their big boards knowing they need to have a plan B, plan C and even plan D. This draft is crucial for the Chicago Bears...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 3 months ago 31,046 reads 109 comments

  5. Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    We are less than one month away from the NFL draft. Rumors and mock drafts will continue to come fast and furious as we await the night Rodger Goodell officially tells us the Houston Texans are on the clock...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 3 months ago 22,818 reads 65 comments

  6. Chicago Bears Draft Coutdown: Making the Case for Jimmie Ward

    When I first started to analyze who the Bears might draft this year, I had them slated for a defensive tackle. With the flurry of moves on the defensive line, I now believe the team will go a different route...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 17,514 reads 93 comments

  7. Projecting the Chicago Bears Depth Chart After Peak of Free Agency

    It has been an extensive overhaul to the defensive line this offseason. Head coach Marc Trestman now has the reinforcements on defense to go with his high-powered offense. The Chicago Bears aren't done adding players...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 19,224 reads 82 comments

  8. 5 Late-Round NFL Draft Prospects Perfectly Suited for the Chicago Bears

    It's been a flurry of moves for the Chicago Bears this offseason. General manager Phil Emery has made a strong effort to improve the defensive line, but what areas should he address ...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 4,750 reads 4 comments

  9. Ranking the 2014 Impact of the Chicago Bears' Free-Agent Signings so Far

    General manager Phil Emery has been a busy man since the offseason started. He needs to be after a disappointing 8-8 season. When the season ended, the Bears had nearly 40 of their own free agents...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 24,282 reads 38 comments

  10. Predicting the Chicago Bears' Starting Lineup After Free-Agent Signings

    The dust has settled after a hectic initial free-agency period. It would be hard to imagine the Bears being done in adding players. They are likely to see how the market unfolds in hopes of finding some value...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 25,566 reads 62 comments

  11. Ranking the Chicago Bears' Remaining Free-Agent Options

    The dust has settled after the first week of free agency. The Bears stayed true to form from the last few seasons and made their fair share of moves. Now it's time for general manager Phil Emery to find the bargains on the market...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 21,481 reads 33 comments

  12. The 7 Biggest Draft-Day Mistakes in Chicago Bears History

    The NFL draft can be very rewarding for a franchise. The Chicago Bears have been lucky to find icons like Walter Payton, Richard Dent, Mike Singletary, Dan Hampton and Brian Urlacher...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 8,925 reads 25 comments

  13. Buying or Selling Latest Buzz on the Bears Free Agency Rumor Mill

    We are one day away from a new NFL year and the start of the free-agency period. Teams can begin to sign free agents at 4 p.m. ET Tuesday. The three-day negotiating window opened this past Saturday, prompting all sorts of rumors and speculation...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 4 months ago 11,740 reads 18 comments

  14. 5 Moves the Chicago Bears Must Avoid in Free Agency

    When free agency comes around, most people like to focus on what a team should do, but it's also imperative to look at the mistakes to avoid...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 14,827 reads 29 comments

  15. Chicago Bears' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    We are just days away from the free-agent signing period. The new league year begins March 11 at 4 p.m. ET, allowing teams to officially announce free-agent signings. Teams can begin negotiating with players' agents March 8...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 21,760 reads 56 comments

  16. Chicago Bears 2014 Scouting Combine Stock Report

    The sun has set on a another year at the scouting combine in Indianapolis . Next up for the potential draft picks are their respective pro days. Like a Fortune 500 company at the Dow Jones, a player's stock can shift from one moment to the next...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 11,610 reads 63 comments

  17. 6 Hidden Gems the Chicago Bears Should Have Noticed at the Combine

    All eyes are always on the stars at the combine. Everybody knows what Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel ran...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 19,991 reads 41 comments

  18. Talent Should Trump Need in Chicago Bears' 2014 Draft Efforts

    Every general manager has his own philosophy when it comes to the draft. Some believe it's right to draft the best talent on the board, while others take a player based on need...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 15,830 reads 92 comments

  19. 5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for the Chicago Bears to Pursue This Offseason

    Trades are rare in the NFL , but the Bears have struck gold before. Brandon Marshall was brought in for two third-round picks, and that has paid off substantially...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 26,769 reads 50 comments

  20. 5 Chicago Bears Bound to Break Out in 2014

    Last year, it was Alshon Jeffery, and the year before, it was Corey Wootton . Every season, there are players who break out and start to make major contributions for the team...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 25,584 reads 77 comments

  21. Setting Odds for the Chicago Bears Signing Their Top 10 Free-Agent Targets

    When the Chicago Bears headed into free agency last year, they knew they needed to fix the offense. The team brass did just that by revamping the offensive line and adding an established tight end...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 5 months ago 17,801 reads 35 comments

  22. Chicago Bears' Bargain Guide to the 2014 Offseason

    The Super Bowl is in our rearview mirror, and we can now turn our complete attention to the offseason. The scouting combine is up first, followed by free agency...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 26,053 reads 81 comments

  23. Chicago Bears: State of Franchise at the Start of the 2014 Offseason

    It's all over. The NFL sees action only once a week, but it's one of the longest seasons in all of sports. The Bears have been done for a while now, but now every team is on common offseason ground...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 15,661 reads 37 comments

  24. Chicago Bears' Top Needs and Fits in the 2014 NFL Draft

    A team like the Chicago Bears who finished 8-8, had a franchise-worst defense and missed the playoffs for the third straight season has some glaring needs. The team will likely turn to the draft to fill most of these needs...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 22,121 reads 92 comments

  25. Chicago Bears' Initial 2014 Round-by-Round Draft Big Board

    The draft season is beginning to heat up. The East-West Shrine Game and Senior Bowl are in the books, and teams are starting to formulate their draft boards. Still ahead is the combine, pro days and free agency...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 6 months ago 23,228 reads 118 comments