<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Thu, 28 May 2015 11:20:04 -0500 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:20:04 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ex-49er McDonald Arrested Again]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this time for violating a restraining order, according to the Santa Clara Police...

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<![CDATA[George McCaskey Disusses Ray McDonald Arrest]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:20:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
In his first interview since Ray McDonald's arrest and release by the Chicago Bears, team chairman George McCaskey expressed remorse for the signing and confidence in Ryan Pace's job performance.

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<![CDATA[Martellus Bennett Skips OTA Workouts at Halas Hall]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/459183898.jpg
With rumors swirling that he's dissatisfied with his contract status, Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was a no-show at the team's OTA workouts on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Bears Release Ray McDonald ]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:48:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Just two months after signing him to a contract, the Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald after he was arrested Monday morning on domestic abuse and child endangerment charges.]]>
<![CDATA[Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 02:53:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ray+mcdonald+getty.jpg
Former San Francisco 49er-turned-Chicago Bear Raymond McDonald walked out of a Santa Clara County jail in San Jose on Monday afternoon after posting bail for a domestic violence arrest in Northern California.

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<![CDATA[Crews Install New Scoreboards at Soldier Field]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 19:03:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/soldier-field-scoreboard-1.jpg
The Chicago Bears say the new displays will have the best picture quality in the NFL.]]>
<![CDATA[Rodgers Fails Wis. Question on "Celebrity Jeopardy!"]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 12:02:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/Aaron+Rodgers+110513.jpg
Looks like there’s more than just cheese inside Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ head.

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<![CDATA[JayCav Expecting Another Baby]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 06:30:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1110312873.jpg
Looks like there’s another baby Cutler on the way.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Grasu to Four-Year Contract ]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 09:41:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/177*120/460966336.jpg
The Chicago Bears signed center Hroniss Grasu to a four-year contract Friday, meaning that all six 2015 draft picks are now under contract.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Sign Kevin White and Eddie Goldman to Deals]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 12:30:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears-kevin-white.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued their quest to get all six of their drafted players under contract before rookie mini-camp this weekend, signing WR Kevin White and DT Eddie Goldman to four year deals.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Three Picks to Contracts ]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 18:54:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/soldier-field-paint.jpg
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with three of their 2015 draft picks on Tuesday evening, signing Tayo Fabuluje, Adrian Amos, and Jeremy Langford to four-year contracts.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Evaluating the NFC North ]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 13:19:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hroniss-Grasu.jpg
The NFC North improved quite a bit at the NFL Draft over the weekend, but which players stood out most and which players left us scratching our heads?

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Bears Positional Update ]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 13:05:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+nfl+draft.jpg
Following the NFL Draft in Chicago, we take a look at which positions the Chicago Bears got stronger at, and which ones they still need to address as the season approaches.

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<![CDATA[White Hilariously Fails Bears Quiz]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 09:52:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kevin+white+peggy.jpg
New Bear Kevin White gets quizzed on his team knowledge by NBC Chicago's Peggy Kusinski.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Grading the Bears' Picks ]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 14:06:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+nfl+draft.jpg
The Chicago Bears have finished their picking in the NFL Draft, and with six new picks to dissect, we give out our grades on the selections in G.M. Ryan Pace's first performance with the team.

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<![CDATA[Bears Take Fabuluje in NFL Draft ]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 15:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tayo+fabuluje.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued to bolster their offensive line in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, taking TCU tackle Tayo Fabuluje.

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<![CDATA[Bears Pick Adrian Amos in Fifth Round ]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 13:13:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/adrian+amos+getty.jpg
The Chicago Bears added another safety to the mix on Saturday at the NFL Draft, selecting Adrian Amos out of Penn State in the fifth round.

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<![CDATA[Bears Pick Jeremy Langford in Fourth Round ]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 11:45:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeremy+langford+getty.jpg
The Chicago Bears grabbed a running back in the fourth round for the second consecutive year on Saturday, drafting Jeremy Langford out of Michigan State.

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<![CDATA[Bears Draft Hroniss Grasu With Third Round Pick ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 21:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hroniss-Grasu.jpg
The Chicago Bears looked to solidify their offensive line in the third round of the NFL Draft Friday night, selecting University of Oregon center Hroniss Grasu.

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<![CDATA[Bears Draft Eddie Goldman in Round Two ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 19:18:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Eddie+Goldman.jpg
The Chicago Bears went with a defensive tackle in the second round for the second year in a row, snagging Eddie Goldman from Florida State.

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<![CDATA[As It Happened: 2015 NFL Draft, Rounds 2 & 3]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 22:25:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/471689988.jpg
After an action-packed first round of the NFL Draft, things get back underway Friday night as the second and third rounds take place.]]>
<![CDATA[Kevin White Takes It All In, Says He's Ready for NFL]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 17:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears-kevin-white.jpg
The Bears' new Wide Receiver insisted he won't forget where he's come from, and says he loves when someone tells him, "You can't do it."

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<![CDATA[Getting to Know Bears WR Kevin White ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 11:57:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/464086532.jpg
Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White may have had only one big-time season of college football success, but his journey suggests that he is hardly a one-hit wonder.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Bears, Lions Shine on Day One]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/draft-nfl-chicago.jpg
The NFC North saw all four teams make picks on Thursday, but which teams did the best job on the first day of the NFL Draft?]]>
<![CDATA[Did the Bears Get It Right With Kevin White?]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:01:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/flash+survey+new.jpg
Did the Bears get it right with their first round draft pick Kevin White? Vote here.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Draft: First Round Winners, Losers ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 08:14:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/471689988.jpg
The first day of the NFL Draft has come and gone, and we have a list of teams that made smart picks in the first round, and those that made picks that were questionable.]]>
<![CDATA[Pace Dismisses Talk of Friction With Cutler]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:01:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Ryan-Pace.jpg
After the Chicago Bears reportedly tried to trade Jay Cutler to the Tennessee Titans, G.M. Ryan Pace dismissed concerns that the rumors could create friction within the organization.
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<![CDATA[2015 NFL Draft: Top 10 Picks]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 07:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/464649042.jpg
These are the NFL Draft's top 10 picks for 2015]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Draft WR Kevin White ]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:21:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears-kevin-white.jpg
The Chicago Bears used the seventh overall pick in the NFL Draft to select wide receiver Kevin White out of West Virginia.

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<![CDATA[As-It-Happened: Round One, 2015 NFL Draft]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:48:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/471689988.jpg
The NFL Draft is starting on Thursday night in Chicago, and we'll be covering all of the action with our Grizzly Detail Live Blog.
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<![CDATA[NFL Denies Collins' Request to Remove Name From Draft]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:12:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/la%27el+collins+getty.jpg
With his draft stock plummeting as he is being interviewed in a criminal investigation, LSU lineman La'el Collins was reportedly looking to remove himself from the NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Could Titans Move Second Overall Pick? ]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:38:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mariota.jpg
The Tennessee Titans currently hold the second overall pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, but could they be convinced to part with the selection?

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<![CDATA[NFL Mock Draft - First Round ]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:37:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MariotaWinston.jpg
The NFL Draft will kick off on Thursday night, and we have our thoughts on how the first round will shake out.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Becomes Draft Town as NFL Draft Kicks Off]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:30:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/draft-nfl-chicago.jpg
Chicago officially becomes Draft Town Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Looking at Offers for Martellus Bennett]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:53:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/459183898.jpg
With two years left on his current contract, Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is looking for an extension, but the team is reportedly looking to trade him.

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<![CDATA[Bears Top Positional Needs: Safety ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:54:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/landon+collins.jpg
The Chicago Bears did bring in Antrel Rolle this offseason to work with new defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, but do they need to add another safety at the NFL Draft this week?

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<![CDATA[Bears Positional Needs: Wide Receiver ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:13:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4+Amari+Cooper.jpg
After trading Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets, the Chicago Bears find themselves in need of a wide receiver. Which player could they take in the NFL Draft?

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<![CDATA[Kyle Fuller, Matt Forte Win Bears Piccolo Awards]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:26:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fuller+and+forte.jpg
Kyle Fuller and Matt Forte won the Piccolo Award this year, but Forte didn't attend the ceremony to accept his award.

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<![CDATA[Draft Town Schedule of Events]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:10:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Draft+Town.png
As Grant Park turns into Draft Town, the NFL will host a slew of events for fans, from autograph signings to football clinics to free concerts.

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<![CDATA[Shane Ray Arrested for Marijuana Possession]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:59:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/155994165.jpg
University of Missouri defensive end Shane Ray is in the top-10 of some NFL Draft boards, but his stock could take a hit as he was arrested Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Eye Key Positions Heading Into Draft]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:43:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/183*120/27587301.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be looking to upgrade a lot of areas on their team at the NFL Draft this week, and one position they could look at as they choose their picks is running back.

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<![CDATA[Report: Forte, Bennett Could Skip Mini-Camp]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:09:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/forte+and+bennett+getty.jpg
After they didn't participate in offseason workouts recently, Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte and TE Martellus Bennett could potentially skip the team's voluntary mini-camp next week.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Eagles Could Trade Up for Mariota]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:59:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/463866594+%281%29.jpg
The Tennessee Titans currently hold the number two overall pick in the NFL Draft, but that pick could be feeling like a lucky lottery ticket as the Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly exploring a huge offer...]]>
<![CDATA[Lawyer: Duerson Family to Appeal NFL Concussion Settlement]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:52:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dave+duerson+getty.jpg
The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson, who played for the Chicago Bears, plans to appeal terms of this week's class-action concussion settlement "sooner rather than later."

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Six Hall of Fame Members to Announce Picks]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:01:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dick+butkus+getty.jpg
Chicago Bears great Dick Butkus will announce the team's second round pick at next week's NFL Draft, and he will be joined by five more members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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