Bears trade up with Patriots, take RB Montgomery in 3rd

Football 04/26/19, 21:26

The Chicago Bears addressed one of their biggest needs with their first pick in the draft, taking Iowa State running back David Montgomery in the third round after trading up with the New England Patriots on Friday night.Chicago moved up 14 spots to grab Montgomery at No. 73 overall, making ...

Bears could look to fill hole at RB in third round

Football 04/25/19, 23:03

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace insisted this week he is no fan of smokescreens. Now, it's time to find out if he was putting one up.The Bears figure to have a chance to add a top running back and core player to a team that won the NFC North ...

Pace sees few glaring draft needs for Bears after big jump

Football 04/23/19, 16:30

General manager Ryan Pace understands the idea that the Chicago Bears need to draft a running back.He's just not necessarily buying it.Pace doesn't see too many big holes on the roster with the draft starting Thursday after Chicago made a worst-to-first jump last season. The Bears don't pick until the ...

Bears have a different view of the draft this year

Football 04/18/19, 16:37

The Chicago Bears have a different view of the draft this year.A worst-to-first jump last season left them staring down at the rest of the NFC North, and loaded with one of the league's best defenses and banking on a more creative offense led by quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to improve ...

49ers place franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould

Football 02/26/19, 14:58

The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould on Tuesday, keeping him locked up for the 2019 season for a price tag of about $5 million.Gould has been the NFL's most accurate kicker during his two seasons with San Francisco and could have been a target ...

49ers place franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould

Football 02/26/19, 12:36

The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould on Tuesday, keeping him locked up for the 2019 season for a price tag of about $5 million.Gould has been the NFL's most accurate kicker during his two seasons with San Francisco and could have been a target ...

source: Bears release embattled kicker Cody Parkey

Sports 02/22/19, 21:28

The Chicago Bears signed kicker Cody Parkey to a four-year contract in March hoping he would give them the consistency they have lacked ever since they let Robbie Gould go.That didn't happen. And now, Parkey is out.A person familiar with the situation said Friday the NFC North champions have decided ...

Gould understands speculation about possible Chicago return

Football 02/22/19, 18:28

As the ball hit the upright and crossbar, Robbie Gould could imagine how Cody Parkey felt. The Chicago Bears' breakthrough season came to a crushing conclusion, particularly for their embattled kicker."I've been there," he said. "I've missed game-winning kicks, too."Gould was there, watching from a suite at Soldier Field with ...

Chicago Bears halt pregame perk, ending Packers fan’s suit

Football 02/05/19, 17:35

The Chicago Bears have ended a pregame perk that prompted a federal lawsuit by a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan who wanted to wear the Wisconsin team's green and gold apparel to warmups at Soldier Field.Bears attorney Paul Greenwalt told The Chicago Tribune that the team is eliminating the program ...

Pagano sees opportunity of lifetime leading Bears’ defense

Football 01/24/19, 15:37

Chuck Pagano is ready to embrace the "opportunity of a lifetime" as the Chicago Bears' defensive coordinator.He inherits a group that ranked among the best in the NFL and helped Chicago win the NFC North after four straight last-place finishes. The Bears made the playoffs for the first time in ...

Bears GM won’t say if Parkey will be back next season

Football 01/14/19, 16:00

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace wouldn't say if Cody Parkey will return for another season, and coach Matt Nagy called out the struggling kicker for appearing on the "Today" show last week.Pace was adamant Monday that the Bears need improvement in the kicking game. He also said "those are ...

Bears hire Pagano as defensive coordinator to replace Fangio

Football 01/11/19, 21:48

The Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense to the NFC North championship in a breakout season. They hope to keep it going with a new coordinator.The Bears hired former Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano to replace Vic Fangio on Friday, hoping he can help them build on what they accomplished ...

source: Broncos pick Vic Fangio as new head coach

Sports 01/09/19, 13:26

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway has decided on Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as his new head coach, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the hiring.Fangio is a first-time head ...

Bears come to grips with cruel end to breakthrough season

Football 01/07/19, 20:11

Chicago Bears receiver Allen Robinson had a tough time coming to grips with the fact that there was no game to prepare for this week when he woke up Monday morning."Pretty crazy," he said.Safety Adrian Amos figured the Bears would be planning for their next opponent, not cleaning out their ...

Parkey’s missed field goal ruled a block

Football 01/07/19, 17:48

Cody Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL. ...

Ratings dip to 18.6M for Golden Globes despite NFL lead-in

Football 01/07/19, 16:59

Preliminary figures from Nielsen show that Sunday night's Golden Globes were watched by 18.6 million viewers, a slight drop from the 19.1 million that tuned in last year.The NBC broadcast dipped despite an enviable lead-in from the nail-biter NFL Wild Card game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears. ...

Foles gives Eagles lift they need just in time to beat Bears

Football 01/07/19, 05:16

The Philadelphia Eagles were desperately seeking a lift with little time left to save their season.Nick Foles came through for the defending Super Bowl champions. And he did it just in time.Foles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on fourth down in the final minute, and the Eagles ...

Parkey hits upright again, Bears lose to Eagles in wild card

Football 01/06/19, 22:56

Cody Parkey sat by his locker with a glazed look, struggling to explain how he did it again.The Chicago Bears' embattled kicker somehow managed to nail yet another upright and hit the crossbar while missing a 43-yard field goal in the closing seconds of a 16-15 wild-card loss to the ...

Rivers versus Brady in divisional round of NFL playoffs

Sports 01/06/19, 21:03

Philip Rivers has come up empty against Tom Brady every time.He gets another shot next weekend.Rivers directed the Los Angeles Chargers to a 23-17 playoff victory at Baltimore on Sunday, setting up another high-stakes matchup with Brady and the New England Patriots. For all of Rivers' success during his 15 ...

Eagles stave off Bears on missed FG; Chargers edge Ravens

Football 01/06/19, 20:54

Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 56 seconds remaining against the NFL's stingiest defense, lifting the Philadelphia Eagles past the Chicago Bears 16-15 on Sunday in the final wild-card game.Former Eagles kicker Cody Parkey hit the left upright and then the crossbar ...

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