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  1. Bears not worried about Ryan Pace's age

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Ryan Pace's age became a constant topic of conversation Friday during his introductory news conference at Halas Hall. But instead of getting defensive, Pace simply pointed to Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider as ...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  2. Hiring head coach tops priority list for new Chicago Bears GM Rya...

    Michael C. Wright

    New Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace says he's focused on hiring a coach and will wait before making decisions about anyone on the roster, specifically quarterback Jay Cutler.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2015
  3. Kyle Long a fan of Chris Ballard's hair

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long declined Wednesday to indicate a preference among the team's candidates for the general manager position, but expressed admiration for Kansas City Chiefs player personnel director Chris Ballard's hair. "I don...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  4. Panel's list of recommended candidates extensive

    Michael C. Wright

    The NFL's Career Development Advisory Panel put together a list of recommended candidates for open general manager and head coaching positions around the league, and the Chicago Bears -- which are working with recently hired consultant Ernie Accorsi ...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  5. A capsule look at Bears GM candidates

    Michael C. Wright

    ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported the Chicago Bears have requested permission to interview five candidates as potential replacements for Phil Emery. Here's a quick capsule look at the candidates: Kansas City Chiefs director of player pers...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  6. Bears sign Sharpton, release Fiammetta

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears signed linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract on Thursday, and they terminated the contract of vested veteran fullback Tony Fiammetta with an injury settlement. Terms of Sharpton's deal weren't imm...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  7. Fales supportive of former teammate

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears sixth-round pick David Fales offered support Tuesday to former San Jose State teammate David Quessenberry, now an offensive tackle with the Houston Texans, who was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. "I was speechless because I was jus...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  8. NFL Nation mock: Pryor a consolation prize

    Michael C. Wright

    If you haven't seen it, you should probably check out our first ESPN NFL Nation mock draft, which we did live Tuesday. It's definitely interesting with the Buffalo Bills kicking things off by trading their first-round pick (No. 9 overall), a 2015 fir...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  9. Jadeveon Clowney has official visit with Detroit Lions

    Michael C. Wright

    The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday they hosted South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney for an official visit at the team's facilities, perhaps an indication the club's interest in trading up is indeed real.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  10. NFLN survey/Super Bowl player: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    ESPN's NFL Nation conducted a survey of 320 players with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson receiving the most votes among his peers as the active player they would most like to see play in the Super Bowl. Interestingly, of the 10 Chic...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  11. Fast start promising, guarantees nothing

    Michael C. Wright

    Three weeks into the season is too early to start making bold predictions about potential playoff runs, but Chicago's 3-0 start certainly bodes well for the team's prospects. Since 1990, 86 of 114 teams (75 percent) to start 3-0 advanced to the po...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  12. Manti Te'o not best fit for Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Although the name Manti Te'o generates buzz among some Chicago Bears fans, it's not likely the team will risk the odds of him turning out to be a first-round dud. With franchise stalwart Brian Urlacher set to enter free agency, the...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  13. Emery hopes to bring back OT Scott

    Michael C. Wright

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery usually avoids discussing contract situations, but indicated at the NFL combine the team hopes to bring back veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. "Looking at Jonathan, he added positivel...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  14. Trestman denies Bears have hired him

    Michael C. Wright

    Despite three interviews set for the Chicago Bears over the weekend, Fox analyst and former Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson tweeted Friday that it "looks like" the team was going to hire Marc Trestman as head coach. Johnson w...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  15. Tom Clements to interview with Chicago Bears Thursday - source

    Michael C. Wright

    The latest turn in the search for a new head coach of the Chicago Bears pointed to Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements, who is scheduled to interview Thursday with general manager Phil Emery, sources confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  16. Bears sign safety Nolan

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears signed safety Troy Nolan on Wednesday to address depth issues at the position after starter Chris Conte suffered a hamstring injury Sunday during the team's win over the Arizona Cardinals. A four-year veteran...

    Blog | December 26, 2012