1. 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 9 months ago 26,027 reads 62 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 21,624 reads 33 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 9,172 reads 25 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 11,833 reads 17 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 14,926 reads 29 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 21,837 reads 56 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 11,795 reads 63 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 20,253 reads 41 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 15,845 reads 89 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 26,900 reads 50 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 25,853 reads 77 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 17,878 reads 35 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 26,237 reads 81 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 15,743 reads 37 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 22,439 reads 92 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 23,431 reads 118 comments

  17. 5 Best Free-Agent Acquisitions in Chicago Bears History

    This season, we get the free-agency period before the NFL draft. This gives the Chicago Bears a chance to fill in some holes before deciding on which young players they want to bring into the league...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 11 months ago 14,399 reads 20 comments

  18. The 5 Toughest Decisions the Chicago Bears Will Have to Make This Offseason

    The Chicago Bears have already knocked out some tough decisions. They gave Jay Cutler a long-term deal and decided to stand behind Mel Tucker for at least another season. Still, tough calls remain...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 11 months ago 22,184 reads 96 comments

  19. Chicago Bears 2014 Mock Draft: Who Is the Ideal Pick in Every Round?

    One thing for certain about the NFL draft is it never goes according to plan. Every team has their dream pick in each round but is usually forced to go a different route once the big day comes...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 11 months ago 46,336 reads 188 comments

  20. Five 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Guaranteed to Interest the Chicago Bears

    The NFL draft follows the free-agency season this year. This allows the Chicago Bears to strategically go after their own guys and outside options knowing they can still address needs in the draft in May...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 30,953 reads 124 comments

  21. Chicago Bears Free Agency: Keep, Walk or Tag Options for Every Free Agent

    The Chicago Bears were able to get Jay Cutler and Tim Jennings under contract early, but there is still plenty of work to do. There are 23 remaining players facing unrestricted free agency...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 28,779 reads 125 comments

  22. 5 Big Moves the Chicago Bears Could Make in 2014 NFL Free Agency

    Even with Jay Cutler , Robbie Gould, Tony Fiammetta, Matt Slauson and Tim Jennings back in the fold, the Chicago Bears still have 23 of their own free agents to make a decision on...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 47,809 reads 172 comments

  23. Grading Every Chicago Bears Starter's 2013 Regular Season

    The Chicago Bears were sent on early vacation after a crushing loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Bears finished with an 8-8 record in what is considered an underachieving season...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 16,136 reads 81 comments

  24. Packers vs. Bears: Final Game Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    Aaron Rodgers throws a 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb to eliminate the Chicago Bears from playoff contention...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 9,582 reads 139 comments

  25. Chicago Bears: What You Need to Know Heading into Week 17

    The Bears will likely spend the holiday week trying to regroup after Sunday night's blowout loss against the Eagles . They will now play the Green Bay Packers in the last game of the regular season with the NFC North title on the line...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 12 months ago 5,678 reads 39 comments