<![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-usSun, 30 Apr 2017 06:35:26 -0500Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:35:26 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Make 4th, 5th Round Draft Picks]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:01:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+nfl+draft+day+3.png
With two picks in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected safety Eddie Jackson and running back Tarik Cohen – followed by guard Jordan Morgan in the fifth.

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<![CDATA[Bears Pick Ashland University TE in 2nd Round ]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:45:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nfldraft1.jpg
The Chicago Bears picked a tight end from Ashland University in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft Friday evening following the team's surprise pick of Mitchell Trubisky.

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<![CDATA[Kristin Cavallari Reveals Where and When Family is Moving]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:56:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137456316.jpg
Kristin Cavallari has finally revealed where her family is moving now that her husband Jay Cutler is no longer playing for the Chicago Bears.

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<![CDATA[Opinion: Trubisky Will Define Pace's Legacy]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:02:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461783512.jpg
Entering his third year as the General Manager of the Chicago Bears, Ryan Pace has every reason in the world to try to play things conservatively. Instead, he threw the dice and made a gamble that will...

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<![CDATA[Trubisky on Bears Pick: 'I Can't Wait to Get Started']]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:52:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000023345315_1200x675_931548227943.jpg
The Chicago Bears, after trading up to the second spot in the draft, have selected Mitchell Trubisky, a quarterback out of the University of North Carolina.]]>
<![CDATA[2017 NFL Draft Live Blog: Bears Take Trubisky With 2nd Pick]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:46:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6222392781.jpg
The NFL Draft is getting underway in Philadelphia, and we're covering all of the action as 32 teams look to improve their fortunes for the years ahead.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Preview: Top 10 Players to Watch]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-614915986.jpg
The Chicago Bears are getting set to use the third overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, and we're examining 10 of the players that they could take as they begin the draft selection process.

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<![CDATA[Bears Hope to Kickstart Rebuild as NFL Draft Begins]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:00:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627665160.jpg
The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday night in Philadelphia, and the Chicago Bears will hope to get the next big piece in their rebuilding process in the City of Brotherly Love.

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<![CDATA[Ryan Pace Discusses Strategy Ahead of NFL Draft]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495249020.jpg
The NFL Draft encourages teams to be deceptive, especially in the run-up to the selection show, but Chicago Bears G.M. Ryan Pace did give some insight into how they're approaching the third overall pick...

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<![CDATA[Cutler's Agent Weighs in on Retirement Rumors]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:36:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626327862.jpg
The fate of former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s career has been discussed at length ever since the team cut him loose, but there is apparently one option that he hasn’t even mentioned to his agent.

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<![CDATA[What Do Chicago Athletes Make? See the Full List]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:06:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/highest+paid+athletes+chicago.png
Chicago sports fans can argue all day about which players are underpaid or overpaid in the city, but which player stands atop the list as the highest paid athlete in the Windy City?

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<![CDATA[Bears Announce 2017 Regular Season Schedule]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:11:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630196630.jpg
The NFL schedule has officially been released, and the Chicago Bears now know where they will open their 2017 season.

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<![CDATA[Bears Re-Sign Sam Acho to 1-Year Contract]]> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 17:27:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-611498172.jpg
The Chicago Bears have added plenty of new faces to the mix for next season, but the team opted for an in-house solution on Saturday as they re-signed linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:43:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6306740941.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be looking to bounce back after an awful 2016 season, and on Monday fans found out when the team will next take the field in game action.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bears Troll Aaron Rodgers With Deleted Tweet]]> Sat, 08 Apr 2017 15:57:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630213380.jpg
After the news came out of Aaron Rodgers' breakup with Olivia Munn, a variety of reactions were elicited on social media, but a certain Chicago-based football team decided that they were perhaps going to have a...

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<![CDATA[2017 Chicago Sports Yearbook: History-Making Moments]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:32:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/james+sports+pic.jpg
2016 was a banner year for Chicago sports, but 2017 is already shaping up to be one with plenty of history-making events, and we're keeping tabs on all the action in our Chicago Sports Yearbook.

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<![CDATA[Bears Waive Ego Ferguson]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:32:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-492704189.jpg
One of the big criticisms of the Chicago Bears over the last few years has been player development, and another high-profile draft pick is gone as Ego Ferguson has been waived by the team.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Sports Calendar: Spring 2017]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:34:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Sports+Calendar+edit.jpg
To help you plan out your spring in the sports world, your friends at NBC have come up with a list of events that you need to check out over the next few months as the weather, and the competition, heats up.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Preview: Notable Third Overall Draft Picks]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:02:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-71308823.jpg
The Chicago Bears own the number three overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, marking the highest draft position they've held in nearly 50 years. How have they done when picking third, and which NFL standouts have...

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<![CDATA[Bare Down: Cutler Exposes New Side of Himself in Candid Pic]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:55:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137456316.png
A few weeks ago former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was all bundled up as he played in the snow following his release from the team. Now, he has exposed a whole new side of himself and taken the...

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<![CDATA[Bears Mock Draft Roundup: Adams, Thomas Lead the Pack]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:36:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-614915986.jpg
With the NFL Draft exactly one month away, there is one question on the minds of Bears fans all over Chicago: who will the team take with the number three overall pick?

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<![CDATA[Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:50:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608569484.png
Bears cornerback Deiondre’ Hall was one of two NFL players arrested after an alleged fight outside a bar in Iowa early Sunday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Seems to Be Enjoying Free Agency]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:57:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137456316.png
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may be out of a job for now, but he clearly isn't letting his uncertain future deter him from having a good time in the present.

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<![CDATA[Bears Announce Signing of Veteran QB Mark Sanchez]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:40:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Mark+Sanchez.png
The Chicago Bears have signed veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Finalizing Deal With QB Mark Sanchez: Report]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:32:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-598756212.jpg
The Chicago Bears are finalizing a deal with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to an NFL.com report.

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<![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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