Bears LB Jerrell Freeman announces retirement
After six seasons in the NFL, Jerrell Freeman announced his retirement on social media. He played inside linebacker with the Colts and Bears.
Jerrell Freeman saves man with Heimlich at airport
While waiting to board his plane to training camp, Bears LB Jerrell Freeman noticed a fellow passenger in duress. Freeman stepped in and used the Heimlich maneuver to save the man.
NFC North projected starters: Will Bears exceed expectations?
Sure, the Bears -- whose offseason was defined by the surprise pick of Mitchell Trubisky -- might have huge holes, but there are also legit strengths. Gregg Rosenthal eyes NFC North lineups.
Five must-read fantasy football stats for Week 16
Just in time for Christmas (and fantasy championships!), Cynthia Frelund offers up some must-read stats, rankings and projections for Week 16 of the fantasy season.
Bears LB Jerrell Freeman suspended four games
Seven days after Alshon Jeffery was slapped with a four-game ban, Jerrell Freeman has been suspended for four games after violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.
Reading the Defense: Brian Orakpo Titans up
Brian Orakpo is one of the NFL's sack leaders. Marcas Grant thinks he has a good chance to improve upon those numbers this week. That and more in the latest Reading the Defense.
What to watch for in 'MNF': Vikings-Bears
Coming off a bad loss to the Eagles, Sam Bradford and the Vikings try and right their ship against the struggling Bears on Monday night. Jay Cutler returns to the lineup in Chicago. What can we expect?
Position power rankings: Top 10 undrafted players
Did anyone see Lorenzo Alexander breaking out in Buffalo at 33? Who knew Doug Baldwin would become a Seahawks star? Chris Wesseling lists the best undrafted players in the NFL today.
Reading the Defense: Landon Collins' run tops Week 7
Landon Collins' wild interception return highlighted a wild Week 7 for IDP enthusiasts. Marcas Grant runs down the week that was and looks ahead to Week 8 in Reading the Defense.
Week 6 Cheat Sheet: Can Cowboys run past Packers?
Can Zeke's Cowboys run past Clay Matthews and the Packers? With Sunday kickoff approaching, check out the Week 6 Cheat Sheet for everything you need to know.
Browns' WRs? Jags' core? Why each 0-2 team can hope
Rex Ryan's Bills, Hue Jackson's Browns and Jay Cutler's Bears have all sputtered to winless starts in 2016. Marc Sessler tries to fight the darkness with a reason for all eight 0-2 teams to keep the faith.
What we learned: Wentz steals show in win over Bears
For the second straight game, Carson Wentz had the look of a quarterback solution for the Eagles. The hotshot rookie led Philadelphia to a convincing 29-14 victory over the Bears on Monday night.
Pernell McPhee (knee) could start season on PUP
Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee is facing the real possibility of starting the season on the PUP list and missing the first six games of the season with a knee injury.
NFC North preview: The Pack's back; Vikings on the rise
Eddie Lacy is back in shape -- and ready to reassert his dominance. Meanwhile, Teddy Bridgewater could be poised to make the leap. Kevin Patra examines key players and subplots in the NFC North.
Most improved front sevens: Jags boast crazy depth
The Giants attacked free agency, boosting the defensive front with the additions of Damon Harrison and Olivier Vernon. But New York doesn't top Chris Wesseling's list of teams that upgraded in this area.
Training camp preview: Bears ready to make noise?
Following a surprisingly solid season, will Jay Cutler finally come into his own at age 33? Conor Orr eyes a potential turning point for the QB -- and highlights the storylines to watch in Bears camp.
The NFL's overrated, underrated offseason storylines
Trope-laden narratives generate too much consideration while important developments go overlooked in the offseason. Marc Sessler takes a look at the overblown and underappreciated storylines.
Eddie Goldman: Bears building 'vicious' pass rush
Chicago's front seven remains one of the NFC's more under-the-radar position groups, but tackle Eddie Goldman promised the Bears are planning to attack opponents with a 'vicious' pass rush.
NFC North projected starters: Team breakdowns
Plenty of players will be battling for starting positions, but who will rise to the top? Gregg Rosenthal breaks down his lists of projected starters for each team in the NFC North.
NFL Roster Reconstruction Awards for 2016
With the 2016 NFL Draft behind us, it's time to examine which teams were the big winners in the roster reconstruction phase of the season. Chris Wesseling unveils his award winners.
2016 NFL Draft: Quick-snap grades for AFC teams
The selection of Jalen Ramsey helped the Jaguars be one of two AFC South teams to score straight As across the board. Take a look at how each AFC team fared in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Potential landing spots for free agent Josh Norman
The Carolina Panthers' decision to rescind Josh Norman's franchise tag is one of the most stunning items of NFL news we've seen in a long time. So where could he land?