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  1. Tillman's deal maxes out at $3.25M

    Jeff Dickerson

    Cornerback Charles Tillman's new one-year deal with the Chicago Bears is worth a maximum of $3.25 million, according to NFLPA records posted Tuesday morning. Tillman is scheduled to earn a base salary of $2.25 million in 2014, with $250,000 of t...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  2. Jeffery changes up, will attend rookie event

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears second-round pick Alshon Jeffery initially declined an invitation to attend the NFLPA Rookie Premiere event to be held in Los Angeles from May 17-20 because he was reluctant to skip portions of the club's offseason workout program follo...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  3. NFLPA exec board, team reps approve deal

    Jeff Dickerson

    The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps have voted unanimously to approve the terms of a deal to the end the 4.5-month lockout. Read the entire story....

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  4. Chicago Bears tell players workout programs start May 9

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears informed all of their players either under contract or tendered that the official start to the club's offseason workout program is scheduled to begin on May 9.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  5. Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould was informed by the team that p...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears kicker and former union player rep Robbie Gould reported to Halas Hall on Tuesday morning but was unable to gain access to the team's workout facilities.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  6. Players have training contigency plans

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- NFL players are creatures of habit. Even though league owners and the NFLPA look to be making progress towards a new collective bargaining agreement, players have already lined up contingency plans in the event team facilities are clo...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  7. Rookie cap could lead to more draft deals

    Jeff Dickerson

    One area of common ground between the league and NFLPA appears to be the desire for the new collective bargaining agreement to contain language regarding a rookie salary cap. In the past, teams -- including the Bears -- dreaded the prospects of picki...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  8. Ex-Bear Armstrong sees lockout looming

    Jeff Dickerson

    Count former NFLPA president Trace Armstrong among those who believe the current CBA will expire before a new deal gets done between the NFL players and owners. "My personal belief is that there will be a lockout, and we will certainly miss a port...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  9. Ex-Chicago Bear Trace Armstrong sees NFL lockout looming

    Jeff Dickerson

    Count former NFLPA president Trace Armstrong among those who believe the current CBA will expire before a new deal gets done between the NFL players and owners.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  10. Gould: No protest in works

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears do not plan to file a formal protest regarding to playing surface at TCF Bank Stadium, according to Bears NFLPA player rep Robbie Gould. "I've heard about this. There is no protest, there will be no protest,"...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  11. Mannelly recognized for excellence

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- You can make an argument that Chicago Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly has done his job better, for longer, than anybody at Halas Hall since 1998. The dependable veteran was recently named to the USA Football/NFLPA All-Fun...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  12. Chicago Bears elect kicker Robbie Gould to be NFLPA player rep

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears unanimously voted Wednesday to elect kicker Robbie Gould as the team's new NFL Players Association Player Rep.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  13. Forte stresses need for consistency

    Jeff Dickerson

    Matt Forte sat down with the NFL Players Association recently for an interview and talked about his desire to be a more consistent running back. He is also optimistic about the Chicago Bears future and his role in it. "I would say that last year,...

    Blog | March 08, 2010
  14. Chicago Bears president Ted Phillips has faith players and owners...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Bears president sees light at the end of collective bargaining tunnel.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2009
  15. Jeff Dickerson: NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith met wit...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Discussions start when owners open their books

    Blog | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  16. Jeff Dickerson: NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith to visit Chicago Bear...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Lack of CBA could sidetrack free-agency bids in 2010

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2009