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Sep 20

Bears begin prepping to host Steelers

Three days after their lopsided loss to the Buccaneers in Tampa, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to begin preparing for Sunday’s home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Bears are seeking their first win of the season after opening 0-2 for the third straight year. They followed

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Sep 19

Roster Moves: Bears elevate Houston-Carson, waive Gentry

The Bears on Tuesday promoted safety DeAndre Houston-Carson from the practice squad to the active roster and waived receiver Tanner Gentry. The Bears promoted defensive back DeAndre Houston-Carson to the active roster. Houston-Carson was selected by the Bears in the sixth round of last year’s draft

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Sep 17

Pace appears on pre-game radio show

Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s road game against the Buccaneers. Here’s a transcript of that interview: On what the loss to the Falcons taught you about the team: “We’re resilient and there are some positives to

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Sep 17

Pace appears on pre-game radio show

Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s road game against the Buccaneers. Here’s a transcript of that interview: On what the loss to the Falcons taught you about the team: “We’re resilient and there are some positives to

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Sep 16

4 things to watch: Bears-Buccaneers

The Bears will hit the road for the first time this season when they visit the Buccaneers Sunday in Tampa. Here are four storylines to watch in the game: Glennon spent his first four NFL seasons with the Buccaneers before signing with the Bears in March and acknowledged that Sunday’s game is special

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Sep 15

Long ‘getting closer and closer’ to returning

Bears guard Kyle Long practiced on a limited basis again Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The three-time Pro Bowler continues to recover from surgery to repair a broken ankle he sustained last Nov. 13, coincidentally versus the Buccaneers

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Sep 13

Bears begin preparing to face Buccaneers

Three days after losing their season opener to the Falcons, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to begin preparing for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers in Tampa. Quarterback Mike Glennon will make his second straight start, this time facing his former team. Before signing with the

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Sep 12

Freeman joins White on injured reserve

There was more bad news on the injury front for the Bears Tuesday. One day after revealing that receiver Kevin White would be placed on injured reserve, the team on Tuesday announced that inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman is also headed to IR after sus…

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Sep 10

Pace appears on pre-game radio show

Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM pre-game show in advance of Sunday’s season opener against the Falcons. Here’s a transcript of that interview. On the Bears’ level of preparedness for the opener: “I think our coaches have done a good job. At practice

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Sep 09

Hicks inks four-year extension through 2021

On the eve of their season opener against the Falcons, the Bears on Saturday signed defensive end Akiem Hicks to a four-year contract extension through 2021. Hicks, 27, originally joined the Bears last season as a free agent and became a core member of…

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Sep 08

Trubisky focused on continued improvement

The most talked about backup quarterback in recent memory is pleased with the strides he’s made and has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. “I feel like I’ve progressed daily,” said Bears rookie Mitchell Trubisky, who earlier this week was elevated to the No. 2 spot on the depth

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Sep 07

Trevathan refused to let injury ‘defeat’ him

The Bears defense will face a tough test in Sunday’s season opener against a high-powered Falcons offense led by quarterback Matt Ryan, the reigning NFL MVP. But that obstacle is no more daunting than the one inside linebacker Danny Trevathan overcame to get back on the field for the Week 1 game

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Sep 07

Glennon excited about first Week 1 start

For the first time in his five-year NFL career, Bears quarterback Mike Glennon will start a regular-season opener Sunday when he faces the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field. “I’m anxious and excited to get out there on Sunday,” Glennon said. “It’s been a long time coming. I’m just looking

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Sep 07

Bears release Lamarr Houston from IR

The Bears on Wednesday released outside linebacker Lamarr Houston off injured reserve. Houston, who hurt his knee in the preseason finale last Thursday night against the Browns, spent the past three seasons with the Bears, appearing in 26 games with 10…

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Sep 06

Trubisky elevated to No. 2 quarterback

Rookie first-round draft pick Mitchell Trubisky has been elevated one spot on the depth chart, leap-frogging veteran Mark Sanchez to become the Bears’ No. 2 quarterback. Trubisky, the second overall pick in the draft, will serve as Mike Glennon ‘s backup Sunday when the Bears open the regular

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Sep 06

Bears continue preparing to host Falcons

After an off day Tuesday, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to resume preparing for Sunday’s season opener against the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field. Having made several key additions in free agency and the draft, the Bears will begin their quest to rebound from a 3-13 season against

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