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  1. LS Mannelly undecided about future

    Jeff Dickerson

    DES PLAINES, Ill. -- If Bears free-agent long snapper Patrick Mannelly does not return to Chicago for a franchise record 17th season, the team's all-time leader in games played (245) would probably lean toward retirement. That's the scenario Mann...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. Source: QB Josh Freeman visits Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Free-agent quarterbacks Josh Freeman and Adam Weber visited the Chicago Bears on Monday, a source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed. UPDATE: Freeman worked out for the club, but the Bears do not plan to sign him, accordi...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Bears protect themselves with de la Puente

    Jeff Dickerson

    The addition of free agent center Brian de la Puente fills two important needs for the Chicago Bears. In the short term, de la Puente provides the Bears with a proven and experienced center behind team captain Roberto Garza, who turned 35 years o...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  4. Bears covert in pursuit of Jared Allen

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The prospect of landing Jared Allen and his 128.5 career regular-season sacks forced the Bears to treat the pursuit of the free-agent defensive end like a covert operation. The Bears, like most NFL teams, try to limit the amou...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Zack Bowman close to signing with New York Giants

    Jeff Dickerson

    Free agent cornerback Zack Bowman, who played with the Chicago Bears last season, is close to signing a one-year deal with the New York Giants, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  6. Source: McCown to visit Bucs, Texans, Jets

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Free agent quarterback Josh McCown will visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans and New York Jets, in that order, according to a source familiar with the situation. ESPNChicago.com reported on Monday the Bears, Bucs, Texans and ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  7. Four teams interested in QB Josh McCown

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears free-agent quarterback Josh McCown told ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" that his representatives have held discussions with four teams in advance of the NFL's free-agency period which opens at 3 p.m. CT on Tuesday. McCown d...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  8. Source: Bears interested in DE Michael Johnson

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Cincinnati Bengals' free agent defensive end Michael Johnson is on the Chicago Bears' radar. The Bears were one of the teams to inquire about Johnson on Saturday on the opening day of the NFL's legal tampering period leading up the off...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  9. Chicago Bears sign DE Austen Lane

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears signed free-agent defensive end Austen Lane on Monday. Lane appeared in two games for the Detroit Lions last season before the Lions released him in advance of the start of NFL free agency on March 11. A 2010 fifth-round draft...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  10. 2013 FA review: Jeremiah Ratliff

    Jeff Dickerson

    Money: Signed a one-year, $840,000 contract on Nov. 2. Jeremiah Ratliff eventually collected $395,294 in 2013 from the Chicago Bears. The deal contained no signing bonus or guaranteed money. Stats: Ratliff was active for five games and started th...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  11. 2013 FA review: LB James Anderson

    Jeff Dickerson

    Money: Signed a one-year deal for $950,000 that also included a $200,000 signing bonus and $100,000 workout bonus. Anderson took up $1.25 million worth of salary cap space in 2013. Stats: Anderson became the first Bears player other than Brian Url...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  12. 2013 FA review: TE Martellus Bennett

    Jeff Dickerson

    Money: Signed a four-year contract worth $20.4 million with $9.215 million in guarantees ($4.5 million signing bonus). Bennett will earn a total of $4.9 million in 2014 and is scheduled to count $6.025 million against the Bears' salary cap in the sec...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  13. Tillman gave away Super Bowl tickets

    Jeff Dickerson

    Hours after winning the 2013 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, Chicago Bears free-agent cornerback Charles Tillman took to Twitter on Sunday morning to inform his 107,000 followers that he had a pair of tickets to give away for Super Bowl XLVI...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  14. Josh McCown can envision return to Chicago Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears free-agent quarterback Josh McCown said on Tuesday he can envision returning to the Bears in free agency even if another team offers the 11-year veteran a starting job when the new league year begins on March 11.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  15. Corey Wootton undergoes hip surgery

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears free agent defensive end Corey Wootton recently had arthroscopic hip surgery to correct a problem that had caused the four-year NFL veteran discomfort for the past two years, this according to a press release issued on Monday...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  16. Bears, Emery want McCown back

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jay Cutler's new seven-year contract will not prevent the Chicago Bears from attempting to re-sign veteran unrestricted free agent quarterback Josh McCown, team general manager Phil Emery confirmed Thursday. Because the team i...

    Blog | January 02, 2014