<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Grizzly Detail | The Chicago Bears NFL Football Blog]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/grizzly-detail http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usThu, 23 Mar 2017 19:23:12 -0500Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:23:12 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Re-Sign Wilson to 1-Year Deal]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630207528.jpg
The Chicago Bears made another depth signing official on Wednesday, as they inked defensive end C.J. Wilson to a one-year contract.

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<![CDATA[Bears Re-Sign Prosinski to 1-Year Deal]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:51:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-588635434.jpg
The Chicago Bears have decided to keep one of their best special teams players for next season, as they’ve re-signed defensive back Chris Prosinski to a one-year contract.

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<![CDATA[Cavallari Reveals How She Feels About Leaving Chicago]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:55:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583625892.jpg
With Jay Cutler no longer playing for the Chicago Bears, Kristin Cavallari says her family's time in the city will soon come to an end.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Jenkins to 1-Year Deal]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:22:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-183472440.jpg
The Chicago Bears dealt with a ton of injuries on the defensive side of the football in 2016, and they’re safe-guarding against a repeat performance in 2017 as they’ve inked defensive tackle John Jenkins to...

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<![CDATA['Peanut' Tillman Comes Out of Retirement to Do Peanut Ad]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:42:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/peanut+ap.jpg
Charles “Peanut” Tillman is coming out of retirement to shell out – but not in the way you might think.

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<![CDATA[Video: Cutler Plays in Snow Tuesday]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:11:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler3.png
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may be out of a job at the moment, but at least he’s still willing to go outside and play when the weather turns snowy.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Prince Amukamara to 1-Year Contract: Report]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:27:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-589414666.jpg
After striking out on a trio of high-profile cornerbacks Thursday, the Chicago Bears finally struck paydirt on Friday as they inked former Jacksonville Jaguars corner Prince Amukamara to a one-year deal.

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<![CDATA[Alshon Jeffery Writes Goodbye Letter to Chicago]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:22:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeffery.jpg
Alshon Jeffery isn't leaving Chicago without a proper goodbye.

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<![CDATA[Bears Strike Out on Cornerback Help in Free Agency]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:57:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Logan+sack.jpg
The Chicago Bears were rumored to be interested in three of the top cornerbacks on the free agent market, but it appears that they've struck out in their desire to improve their secondary.

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<![CDATA[Former Bears Quarterback Signs With 49ers: Report]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:54:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627686318.png
While the big headlines of the day involved Jay Cutler and Brian Hoyer, the other Chicago Bears quarterback that started for the team in 2016 also found a new home in free agency.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Announce Signing of Mike Glennon ]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:02:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Mike+Glennon.png
It took a little while to get their names onto contracts, but the Chicago Bears have announced their first round of free agent signings, including presumptive Jay Cutler replacement Mike Glennon to a three year...

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<![CDATA[Cutler Sends Message to Bears Fans Following His Release]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:02:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jay+cutler.png
The Chicago Bears said goodbye to one the most productive quarterbacks in franchise history Wednesday when the team released Jay Cutler from his contract.

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<![CDATA[Is Jay Cutler the Greatest Quarterback in Bears History?]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 23:21:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-596426666.jpg
Even with his failings and with the controversy that often surrounded his turnover-plagued tenure with the Bears, there is a question that needs to be asked about his career: is Jay Cutler the best quarterback...

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<![CDATA[Alshon Jeffery Signs One-Year Contract With Eagles]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:15:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/usa-alshon-jeffery-bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be looking for a new star wide receiver next season, as Alshon Jeffery has elected to leave the team in free agency.

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<![CDATA[What's Next for the Bears in the Post-Jay Cutler Era?]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 23:23:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler3.png
On Thursday, the Chicago Bears reportedly granted quarterback Jay Cutler his release, but where does that leave the team in 2017 and into the future?

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Released by Bears Thursday]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:42:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624649118.png
A move that was widely seen as inevitable will finally happen on Thursday, as the Chicago Bears have released quarterback Jay Cutler.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Mike Glennon to Three-Year Deal: Reports]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:57:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-498289898.jpg
He hasn’t officially been released yet, but the Chicago Bears have reportedly landed their replacement for Jay Cutler as their starting quarterback.

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<![CDATA[Bears Agree to 3-Year Deal With Demps: Report]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:25:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Quintin+Demps.png
The Bears needed to make an upgrade on their defense this offseason, and it appears that they’ve done that as a high-profile safety tweeted that he’s heading to Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Brian Hoyer Leaving Bears When Free Agency Opens: Report]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:42:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+hoyer+GettyImages-615941618.png
The Chicago Bears are likely turning the page on quarterback Jay Cutler as the new NFL league year begins Thursday, but that isn’t the only change that is going to be happening at the position.

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<![CDATA[Bears Miss Out on Ricky Wagner: Reports]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:55:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ricky+wagner.png
The Chicago Bears were reported to have interest in free agent tackle Ricky Wagner this week, but it appears that they have missed their opportunity to upgrade their offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Bears Rumor Roundup: Gilmore, Glennon on Team's Radar]]> Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:11:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/gilmore+glennon.png
With the NFL's "legal tampering" period starting on Tuesday, there are a slew of players that the Chicago Bears are looking at signing, and we have a round-up of all the latest rumors in the league.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign Shaw, Scales to 1-Year Contracts]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 17:43:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-588640064.png
The Chicago Bears have a lot of questions to answer at their quarterback position, but at least one player from the 2016 squad will be back with the team in the coming season.

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<![CDATA[John Ross Smashes NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 14:08:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-647877990.png
The NFL Combine is a week-long festival of inflated storylines and guys in shorts doing drills, but every once in a while something remarkable happens, and Saturday in Indianapolis was a special occasion...

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<![CDATA[Foster Sent Home From NFL Combine After 'Argument': Reports]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 11:28:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631147684.png
Projected as a top-10 pick by many draft experts, Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was hoping to make an impression this weekend at the NFL Combine, but he's captured attention for all the wrong reasons...

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<![CDATA[Potential Bears Draft Pick Suffering From Shoulder Issues]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:07:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630730702.png
With the third overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears have plenty of options to explore as they look to improve their team, but they got some potentially bad news about one of the players that...

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<![CDATA[Jimmy Garoppolo Likely Won't be Traded: Report]]> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:29:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/jg.png
One of the highest-profile names that the Chicago Bears were targeting for their quarterback need isn't likely to be traded, according to a new report Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Former Bears Head Coach Gets New Gig: Reports]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:55:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Trestman.png
The Chicago Bears didn't have much success with Marc Trestman as their head coach, but according to a new report, it appears that he'll be getting another coaching job.

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<![CDATA[Bears Won't Pick Up Franchise Tag on Jeffery: Report]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:20:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-453565844.jpg
The Chicago Bears are going into the offseason with some serious question marks on their roster, and the picture became a bit clearer on Alshon Jeffery’s future with the team Monday.

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<![CDATA[Broncos Plan to Let Russell Okung Test Free Agency: Report]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:43:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Russell+Okung.png
The Chicago Bears are looking to upgrade at a lot of positions this offseason, and they could have another name to consider as the Denver Broncos are reportedly set to let Russell Okung become a free agent.

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<![CDATA[Cutler Reportedly Mulling Retirement as Trade Rumors Swirl]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:26:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler3.png
Earlier this week, reports emerged that the Chicago Bears are engaged in trade talks to ship Jay Cutler out of town, but apparently the quarterback could have other ideas about what his future may hold.

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<![CDATA[Bears Announce 3 Coaching Staff Hires]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:49:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630768468.png
The Chicago Bears retained most of their coaching staff over the offseason, but they did have some openings to fill, and they hired three new coaches on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Exploring Trade Options for Jay Cutler: Reports]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:07:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cutler2.png
The Chicago Bears have plenty of questions about the future of their franchise, and on Tuesday it appears that there is at least some clarity regarding their quarterback situation for 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Long Reacts to Criticisms of Declined White House Invite]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:12:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-609375094.jpg
In an era where athletes are taking to social media to weigh in on a variety of issues, there is always inevitable pushback when a player takes a controversial stand, and New England Patriots defensive...

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<![CDATA[Eagles Gearing Up to Take Run at Bears Receiver: Report]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:01:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AlshonJeffery0210.jpg
The Chicago Bears will have some big decisions to make as they construct their roster for the 2017 season, and if they say goodbye to one of their biggest potential free agents, another team is waiting to swoop...

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<![CDATA[Bears Raise Season Ticket Prices for 2017 Campaign]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:59:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630209430.png
The Chicago Bears just wrapped up one of the worst seasons in franchise history, but the pain of a 3-13 campaign isn’t the only pain fans will be feeling this winter.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Confident in Pace, Fox's Leadership of Bears]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:19:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608135388.jpg
During an offseason that has seen plenty of questions about the leadership of Chicago Bears G.M. Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox, at least one prominent member of the team still has confidence in their...

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<![CDATA[Oddsmakers Predict Chicago's 2018 Super Bowl Chances]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:59:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cutler2.png
The 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis is a year away, but the Chicago Bears aren't getting any love from Las Vegas oddsmakers leading up to the game.]]>
<![CDATA[Martellus Bennett to Skip White House Trip]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:31:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-633436162.jpg
One of the biggest perks of winning a championship in professional sports is the opportunity to visit the White House after a title victory, but for New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, a trip...

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<![CDATA[Baby Ditka Steals Spotlight in Super Bowl Ad]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ditka+baby.png
Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons provided plenty of drama on the gridiron, but Chicago Bears fans got a special treat during one of the commercial breaks in the midst...

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<![CDATA[Workers Comp Law Could Hurt Bears' Free Agent Appeal]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:36:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/4549566741.jpg
Things often get messy when the worlds of politics and sports meet, but in the case of the Chicago Bears, a bill making its way through the Illinois legislature could have a serious impact on the team’s...]]>
<![CDATA[Bears to Target Garoppolo in Trade Talks: Report]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:25:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628337498.jpg
With Jay Cutler seemingly out of the picture for next season, the Chicago Bears are reportedly setting their sights on one of the highest-profile quarterback targets on the market this offseason.

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<![CDATA[Health Officials Warn of Choking During Super Bowl]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:13:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/239*120/super+bowl.png
Your favorite team choking in the Super Bowl is one risk this sunday. Choking on snacks while you watch the game is another. The risk is real according to researchers. Dr. Asim Shuja and his team at the...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Connections at Super Bowl LI]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:34:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+ties.png
There will be many athletes with Chicago ties at the 51st Super Bowl.]]>
<![CDATA[Josh Sitton Named to Pro Bowl as Injury Replacement]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:12:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630677590.png
Jordan Howard will be at the Pro Bowl later this week in Orlando, but he won't be alone as one of his Chicago Bears teammates will be joining him.

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<![CDATA[Top Quarterback Prospect Opts Out of Senior Bowl]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-631370166.jpg
Quarterback is one of the top needs for the Chicago Bears heading into the NFL Draft, but unfortunately they won't get another look at one of the top prospects at the spot in next week's Senior Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Pair of Alabama Stars Decline Senior Bowl Invitations: Reports]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:46:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/alabama.png
The Chicago Bears will get a first-hand look at some of the best NFL Draft prospects in the country at next week's Senior Bowl, but a pair of star players from the University of Alabama will not be among...

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<![CDATA[Rodgers' Father Opens Up About Family's Rift With NFL Star]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:11:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631769054.jpg
Aaron Rodgers’ rift with his family has been making headlines since his brother’s appearance on “The Bachelorette” last year, but little has been said about the unusual family dynamic from Rodgers’ father...

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<![CDATA[Former Bears Star Devin Hester Likely Retiring From NFL]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-451167859.png
A former Chicago Bears star had a monster game on Saturday, but after his new team lost, it appeared that he was getting ready to step away from the NFL.

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