Alshon Jeffery RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bears wish Alshon Jeffery was at workouts, still talking contract "The Bears have been hard at work with voluntary workouts at Halas Hall, but there’s one notable absence. Top receiver Alshon Jeffery is training individually in Florida, rather than joining the Bears at their facility in Lake Forest. General manager Ryan Pace addressed this issue one day before..." April 27

  • Alshon Jeffery hasn’t been at Bears voluntary workouts

    Chicago Sun-Times "Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has not been participating in the Bears’ voluntary team activities, which began last week. ESPN, which first reported the absence, said the receiver told the team in advance that he planned to train in Florida instead." April 26

  • Bears coach John Fox: Deal with WR Alshon Jeffery in the works

    ESPN "Bears coach John Fox said Monday on ESPN's NFL Live that the team is working to sign wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a long-term deal. Jeffery received the franchise tag from the club on Feb. 29. That guarantees the receiver $14.599 million in 2016, unless the two sides can finalize a..." March 22

  • Bears use franchise tag on top receiver Alshon Jeffery

    Chicago Tribune "While the Chicago Bears continue to work toward a long-term deal with Alshon Jeffery, they will need more time to hammer out the details. Therefore, in a move that comes as little surprise, the team applied the franchise tag to their top receiver on Monday. That decision, which had to be made..." February 29

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Hardly a surprise, but Bears are placing franchise tag on WR Alshon Jeffery, per team source.

  • Alshon Jeffery reportedly getting the franchise tag from Bears

    SB Nation "The Chicago Bears will place the franchise tag on wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Jeffery was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Bears, and since then he has shown flashes of No. 1 receiver potential. Now that he's been tagged, he'll be..." February 26

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    GM Ryan Pace: Bears are "aggressively" negotiating with WR Alshon Jeffery & franchise tag still is an option.

  • Bears 'aggressively' negotiating with Jeffery, could use franchise tag

    The Score "The Chicago Bears are working hard to get a deal done with wide receiver Alshon Jeffery before free agency opens next month. Speaking with reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday, general manager Ryan Pace said the team is "aggressively" negotiating with Jeffery. He added that the..." February 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bears tidbit: Assumption has been they'll tag WR Alshon Jeffery. I'm told no decision has been made & there's a chance he hits the market

  • Bears haven't made decision regarding Jeffery, franchise tag

    The Score "An already talented free-agent class may soon include one of the NFL's most explosive young receivers. Though it's widely been assumed the Chicago Bears will place the franchise tag on impending free agent Alshon Jeffery, no such decision has been made, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL..." February 19

  • Bears, Alshon Jeffery on the clock as franchise-tag period opens Tuesday

    CSN Chicago "As of 3 p.m. on Tuesday the Bears can assure themselves the services of Alshon Jeffery for 2016. More or less. The option available for the Pro Bowl wide receiver is the franchise tag accorded each NFL team under terms negotiated as part of the collective bargaining agreement. It would..." February 17

  • If Calvin Johnson does retire, Alshon Jeffery may be one of Lions' targets

    ESPN "Calvin Johnson has told people that 2015 would be his final season in the NFL, sources told ESPN, which would leave a massive hole for the Detroit Lions at receiver. Johnson has a cap number of just over $24 million for 2016. If he follows through on retiring, the Lions would get at least $11.1..." February 01

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    Jeff Dickerson @DickersonESPN

    #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery says he, "loves Chicago," but stresses that the NFL is a business. Plans to let agents handle the contract stuff.

  • Bears open to long-term deal for Alshon Jeffery

    CSN Chicago "Conventional wisdom has tilted toward assuming Alshon Jeffery’s injuries will stop the Bears from risking a long-term contract on the player despite him already ranking eighth in receiving yards and 10th in receptions in franchise history. But indications now are that the Bears are seriously..." January 01

  • Bears place Jeffery, Goldman on IR

    The Score "The Chicago Bears will be without wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and defensive lineman Eddie Goldman for their season finale. Both players were placed on injured reserve Wednesday - Jeffery with a hamstring injury and Goldman with an ankle injury. Jeffery appeared in nine games this season,..." December 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bears WR Eddie Royal (knee) made the trip and is set to play vs. #Bucs, source said. Meanwhile, WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) expected out

  • As free agency approaches, Alshon Jeffery doubtful

    Pro Football Talk "The rough contract year for Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery continues. Jeffery, who had 1,000-plus-yard seasons in both 2013 and 2014, likely will miss his sixth game of the season on Sunday against the Bears. Jeffery is doubtful with a hamstring injury." December 26

  • Alshon Jeffery leaves with hamstring injury, returns

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is questionable to return to Sunday’s game after injuring his hamstring. The Bears announced the malady with 4:18 to play in the third quarter. At the time, Jeffery had one catch, a 10-yard touchdown toward the end of the first half." December 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery, questionable with a calf injury & an illness, is expected to play today vs. the #Vikings, source said.

  • Source: Bears top WR Alshon Jeffery not expected to play vs. Broncos

    ESPN "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who has been battling groin and shoulder injuries, is not expected to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Jeffery was listed as questionable Friday after missing practice for the second straight day...." November 22

  • Bears' Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte questionable against Broncos

    ESPN "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is questionable for Chicago's Week 11 matchup versus the Denver Broncos after groin and shoulder injuries kept Jeffery off the practice field for a second consecutive day. Bears running back Matt Forte (knee) and linebacker Pernell McPhee (knee) are..." November 21

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    Adam Hoge @AdamHoge

    Alshon Jeffery now has a shoulder injury on top of his groin injury. John Fox said 17 was limited today. #Bears

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears WR Alshon Jeffery expected to play today despite groin injury; RB Matt Forte not expected to play due to knee injury, per sources.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Two big-time playmakers — #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery & #Bills RB LeSean McCoy — are slated to return to play after missing several games

  • Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery to start vs. Detroit

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who missed the past four games with a hamstring injury, is active and will start against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Jeffery, who had been officially listed as questionable, caught five passes for 78 yards in Chicago's Week 1 loss to Green..." October 18

  • Bears: Frustration growing around injury status of Alshon Jeffery

    CSN Chicago "The word “frustration” came up in coach John Fox’s Monday media discussion when the subject of wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was raised. Jeffery missed his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury. “[Frustration] is understandable on all sides,” Fox acknowledged. “Our medical people are..." October 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Falcons WR Julio Jones (toe, hammy) is expected to play today. #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) is not. Hope is he’ll be OK vs. #Lions

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    Alshon Jeffery will miss his 3rd straight game on Sunday with a hamstring injury. (via @DickersonESPN)

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears WR Alshon Jeffery expects to return from his hamstring injury for Sunday’s game against Raiders, per source (@tunasweasel's happy).

  • Jay Cutler and Alshon Jeffery both ruled out

    Windy City Gridiron "As expected the Chicago Bears announced that starting quarterback Jay Cutler will not play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks because of his sore hamstring. Cutler hasn't practiced all week, but he was acting as a de facto coach by helping back up Jimmy Clausen prepare for the dangerous..." September 25

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring, calf) will be out today vs. #AZCardinals, source said. The hope is a return next week to full health.

  • Alshon Jeffery expected to be inactive for Bears with hamstring injury

    ESPN Chicago "Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is expected to be inactive for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, a league source confirmed. The Bears shut down Jeffery for the week after he experienced tightness in his left hamstring Thursday. The injury is not believed to be serious, per the..." September 20

  • Bears WR Alshon Jeffery questionable after setback with hamstring

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, dealing with calf and hamstring injuries, experienced a setback and is questionable to play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Jeffery practiced without restrictions Wednesday and Thursday but missed practice on Friday with "hamstring tightness,"..." September 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Good news for the #Bears & WR Alshon Jeffery. He’s expected to play even with the calf injury. Running on Monday gave him optimism.

  • Alshon Jeffery questionable for Bears-Packers opener

    Chicago Tribune "Officially, the Bears list top receiver Alshon Jeffery as questionable for their game against the Packers and don’t plan to update that status until Sunday morning. Still, all indications are Jeffery will try to give it a go when the season opens at Soldier Field. After practicing on a..." September 12

  • Alshon Jeffery returns to Bears practice

    Chicago Tribune "Alshon Jeffery's "day-to-day" count stopped at 26 days. The Chicago Bears' top receiver returned to practice Wednesday morning at Halas Hall and was listed as limited on the team's injury report. He took part in position drills during the portion of practice open to media, which amounted to his..." September 10

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    Rich Campbell @Rich_Campbell

    Bears WRs Eddie Royal (hip) & Marquess Wilson (hamstring) participated in the part of practice open to media. Alshon Jeffery (calf) did not.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears' WR Alshon Jeffery is expected to miss about one week with his mild calf strain, per a source -- good news for Chicago.

  • John Fox: New conditioning program ‘will help’ Alshon Jeffery

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears coach John Fox plans to implement changes to the club’s offseason conditioning program, tweaks he believes should help Alshon Jeffery as he ascends to the role of No. 1 receiver with Brandon Marshall out of the picture. “I really liked Alshon coming out [of college],” Fox said..." March 26

  • Cutler could be missing Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler didn’t bristle when we assumed the worst-case scenario — as we always do — and asked about a Bears offense without Brandon Marshall AND Alshon Jeffery. “It’s different. It’s definitely different, not having those guys out there,” Cutler said Thursday at Halas Hall. “We’ve still got..." September 12

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    Marshall, Jeffery, Garza, Slauson all sat out practice during portion media was allowed to view today for #Bears

  • Bears receiver Jeffery named NFL's Most Improved Player

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery received another accolade Friday to honor his breakthrough 2013 season. Jeffery was chosen by the Pro Football Writers’ Association as the league’s Most Improved Player. Jeffery will head to the Pro Bowl later this month, replacing Detroit’s Calvin Johnson..." January 18

  • Bears' Marshall: Jeffery 'could be best to ever do it'

    CSN Chicago "If there was one positive takeaway from the Bears' loss to the Saints on Sunday afternoon it's the emergence of Alshon Jeffery. Jeffery finished the game with 10 receptions for 218 yards and a touchdown. He broke the Bears' previous all-time mark of 214 yards set by Harlon Hill in 1954 and..." October 07

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