LM: #Bears have terminated the contract of DT Andre Fluellen.
Filed to ESPNChicago: #Bears kicker Robbie Gould on-track to be medically cleared to resume kicking duties by Thursday.
NFL.com "Kyle Long and the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms on a four-year deal plus an option, the team said Friday. The agreement with the No. 20 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft means the Bears now have locked up all six of their picks. "We're very excited that Kyle Long is a new member of..." May 18
Chicago Tribune "Jim Miller is expected to return for a second season as a television analyst for Chicago Bears preseason games and now it looks like he will have an expanded role with the franchise. The Detroit News reports Miller, the former quarterback, is leaving his position as the radio analyst for..." May 17
Chicago Tribune "In the latest in a series of front office moves, the Chicago Bears have promoted Mark Sadowski to senior national scout. The St. Rita graduate has been with the organization since 2005 and has worked since then as a Southeast area scout. Prior to joining the Bears, he worked for the New Orleans..." May 17
Chicago Tribune "Matt Forte still looks big, smooth and fast. But in organized team activities, he looks a different kind of big, smooth and fast. That's because he is being used in more ways than he has been the last couple of seasons. It's part of the Bears' new vision to make Forte more valuable to the..." May 15
CSN Chicago "Gabe Carimi stayed away from Bears organized team activities for the second straight day. In the process, he is arguably making a roster decision for the Bears. It may not be a decision that ultimately works to his advantage. Carimi is working out and rehabbing his surgically repaired knee,..." May 15
ESPN.com "Like the vast majority of his teammates, Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett expressed optimism about the club's new staff, and the possibilities of the offense under head coach Marc Trestman and offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer. Bennett called the entire new coaching staff "player..." May 15
#Bears re-negotiated contract of OL Edwin Williams last month, removing $250K reporting bonus. He still has $715K base & $100K workout bonus
#Bears OG Gabe Carimi skips second straight OTA.
Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh has been able to oversee Jay Cutler for all of four offseason practices. But already, he likes what he sees. And hears. "Very impressed with Jay,” Cavanaugh said. “Very impressed. He’s borderline football brilliant. I think he gets it. I think he..." May 14
Chicago Sun-Times "Bears rookie guard Kyle Long knows what quarterback Jay Cutler looks like. How couldn’t he? But it was good to put a face to the name in person, he said — good to shake the hand of the guy he’s working his tail off to protect. ‘‘Jay came out here and we met and we walked through the hallways,’’..." May 13
CSN Chicago "The Bears found starting linemen Lance Louis and J’Marcus Webb in the seventh rounds of drafts. The New England Patriots secured Tom Brady in a sixth round. Richard Dent was an eighth-round pick. Nice surprises can happen late in drafts. The Bears and many analysts were surprised to see..." May 13
ESPN.com "Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman only "peeked at" the footage pulled from the camera mounted to the helmet of quarterback Matt Blanchard during the weekend's rookie minicamp, and it's still unclear to the club whether there's a tangible use for the experiment. The staff mounted a camera on..." May 13
ESPN Chicago "Former Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Gabe Carimi was a no-show at Halas Hall on Monday when the team took the field for the first organized team activity of the offseason, according to a source familiar with the situation. He was the only one eligible to attend who did not, according to..." May 13
CSN Chicago "The Bears kicked off their three day rookie minicamp today, which meant it was our first look at the new draft picks. It's always hard to evaluate players when they don't have pads on, and in this case, really have no knowledge of the system they are trying to learn. Kyle Long spent most of..." May 12
Chicago Tribune "As the Chicago Bears prepare for the start of rookie camp Friday, they continue to get rookies under contract. The latest in the fold is second-round linebacker Jon Bostic, who agreed to a four-year deal Thursday, according to a team announcement. The signing of Bostic leaves first-round..." May 10
#Bears announced last month they would sign Rutgers WR Mark Harrison but he failed physical with foot injury. Will re-visit when healthy.
Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bears got through their first day of rookie minicamp at a high tempo in the Walter Payton Center at Halas Hall and the top two picks looked as athletic as billed. First-round draft pick Kyle Long, working at right guard, was fluid and moved well, easily getting to the second level..." May 10
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Post-draft time in the NFL often means spring-cleaning in front offices throughout the league. Along those lines the Rams are hiring Ted Monago of the Chicago Bears as a national scout. Rams general manager Les Snead confirmed the hiring, which was originally reported by the Chicago Tribune,..." May 09
Chicago Tribune "Kyle Long will get a crash course on his job in the NFL with the Chicago Bears during the team’s rookie minicamp this weekend but then he’s on his own until the start of training camp. NFL rules prohibit the Bears’ first-round draft pick from participating in organized team activities that..." May 08
Chicago Tribune "More change is afoot in the Chicago Bears’ front office. League sources say the latest scout to leave is Ted Monago, who was allowed to depart for a promotion as national scout of the St. Louis Rams. A year ago, Monago was promoted by the Bears to the position of executive scout and named..." May 07
CSN Chicago "Bears expert contract negotiator Cliff Stein has struck again. Wednesday evening, the Bears agreed to terms with tackle Jordan Mills and defensive end Cornelius Washington to four-year contracts. The duo became the first 2013 draft selections to sign with their team. In past years, the Bears..." May 04
ESPN.com "The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with two more draft picks on Thursday, announcing four-year deals with fourth-round pick, linebacker Khaseem Greene and wide receiver Marquess Wilson, a seventh-round choice. Greene, drafted 117th overall, set an NCAA record by forcing 15 fumbles in his career..." May 02
ESPN.com "Quarterback Jay Cutler is happy to see the Chicago Bears have made protecting their quarterback a priority after adding to the offensive line through free agency and with two draft picks. The Bears, who gave up 49 sacks last season, which was fifth in the NFL, invested $17.7 million in..." April 30
ESPN.com "History with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh and head coach Marc Trestman, coupled with the perception the club needs a backup behind Jay Cutler, makes recently waived former Jets signal caller Tim Tebow a logical possibility in Chicago, but the Bears aren't interested, according to an NFL..." April 29
Free-agent DL Israel Idonije visited the Titans today, per league source.
Chicago Tribune "With more draft picks, Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery might have added a quarterback on Saturday. But with only six picks – after adding one via a trade down in the fifth round – the Bears were not able to achieve that goal. They have lined up a local quarterback for rookie minicamp..." April 28
Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bears were seeking a downfield threat in the NFL draft and got a low-risk investment with big upside in Marquess Wilson. It is not common for seventh-round draft picks to pan out as big-time players but before a puzzling 2012 season at Washington State, the wide receiver was viewed..." April 28
Chicago Tribune "Phil Emery began his second NFL draft as Chicago Bears general manager Thursday night, and used the No. 20 pick in the first round to select offensive lineman Kyle Long of Oregon. "He is the type of athlete and player that we have targeted," Emery said of Long. "He's a fast, tough, dynamic..." April 26
CSN Chicago "The Bears have drafted a defensive lineman within the first four rounds of every draft since 2005. That is likely to continue this draft, particularly if they are able to trade down and add at least one selection. 2013 Bears Henry Melton and Julius Peppers were voted to the Pro Bowl after..." April 24
CBSSports.com "Because they do the on-location television coverage for the draft, the analysts who work for ESPN and NFL Network will know in advance who's being taken in the 2013 NFL Draft. But this year, those folks aren't going to spoil the picks on Twitter. Instead, they will "speculate" on who might be..." April 22
ESPN.com "Thirteen weeks removed from surgery to repair a ruptured semitendinosus tendon in his left leg that sidelined him for the final three games of 2012, Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould welcomes the competition created on Friday when the Bears signed former Eastern Illinois kicker Austin Signor to a..." April 22
Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bears added a camp leg on Friday after Austin Signor competed for three days earlier this week in the club’s voluntary minicamp. The team announced Signor signed a three-year contract on Friday. He was the only kicker participating as veteran Robbie Gould remains sidelined after..." April 20
NFL.com "Terrell Owens is still lobbying for an NFL job at 39 years old. This time he's hoping an old relationship with Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman can work in his favor. Because, you know, they spent one year together in 1996 when Trestman was the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator and..." April 20
CSN Chicago "The schedule makers have spoken and the Bears have gotten some possible small advantages for a team settling in with a new coaching staff and multiple new starters on offense. For the first time since 1999 the Bears have their first two games at home, against Cincinnati on Sept. 8 and against..." April 19
CSN Chicago "The first day of the first Bears minicamp belonged to Marc Trestman and the offense. Up-tempo, precise, generally mistake-free. Maybe it was looking at the tape of the practice sessions. Whatever the reason, the defense that was third in scoring last season appeared to decide that it was time..." April 18
ESPN.com "Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith knows first-hand the importance of an NFL team protecting itself at quarterback. On several occasions during Smith's nine-year tenure in Chicago, the Bears' season went down the tubes because of poor play at the quarterback position, either by the..." April 18
ESPN.com "Travel-related issues caused by recent storms in the Chicagoland are believed to have forced a handful of Chicago Bears players to miss the final day of the club's voluntary three-day minicamp on Thursday, including Pro Bowlers wide receiver Brandon Marshall and defensive tackle Henry Melton...." April 18
Chicago Tribune "Never at a loss for confidence, Gabe Carimi declared he was the best offensive tackle entering the draft just two years ago. Now, the Chicago Bears consider him a guard and he’s in the mix for a role at that position with the team possibly in position to add to the group in next week’s..." April 17
ESPN.com "There is a possibility Devin Hester could be asked to do more than return kicks next season for the Chicago Bears. In addition to serving as the Bears' primary return man, Hester lined up on the second-team kickoff and punt-team coverage units during the second day of the team's voluntary..." April 17
Yahoo! Sports "On the heels of regulators red-flagging a potential $18 million scam last week, multiple federal agencies are probing investments sold to NFL and NBA players, Yahoo! Sports has learned. According to multiple sources that spoke to Yahoo! Sports on the condition of anonymity, several professional..." April 17
ESPN.com "Entering the final year of his contract, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the monstrous amounts of money being tossed to players at his position this offseason, and joked "it doesn't make me mad." But in assessing his own situation, Cutler knows the deal. "You've got to win..." April 17
NFL.com "Pat Summerall spent 10 years in the NFL as a player. He spent another 40 years describing the game he loved as one of the sport's iconic broadcasters. On Tuesday, Summerall passed away at the age of 82, Fox Sports spokesman Dan Bell confirmed to NFL.com and NFL Network. According to..." April 16
ESPN Chicago "Entering the final year of his contract, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the monstrous amounts of money being tossed to players at his position this offseason, and joked "it doesn't make me mad." But in assessing his own situation, Cutler knows the deal. "You've got to win..." April 16
NFL.com "Fear not, friends, the NFL schedule will become public knowledge this week. League spokesman Greg Aiello announced Tuesday that the NFL's 2013 regular-season slate of games will be announced on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET. This comes one day after the league told NFL.com's Around The League that..." April 16
Keenan Allen, the No. 1-rated WR on some boards, was red-flagged for a drug test at scouting combine in Indy and retested this month.
Yahoo! Sports "There's a curious and somewhat disgusting case of whodunit being investigated by approximately a dozen NFL teams. National Football Scouting president Jeff Foster, who runs the NFL scouting combine, confirmed that a hotel room was left trashed during the February 2013 event in Indianapolis...." April 16
NFL.com "JaMarcus Russell, making an improbable comeback attempt, said this week that he ideally will find a team that wants to groom him as a backup quarterback behind an established starter. One of Russell's mentors, former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia, targeted the Arizona Cardinals and Chicago Bears as..." April 11