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Chicago Bears Looking To Draft DT Michael Brockers?

Sports Illustrated draft analyst Tony Pauline "hears" that the Chicago Bears will draft LSU DT Michael Brockers if he's still on the board with their 19th overall pick in the Draft. Pauline also says that...

Matt Forte’s Contract Situation Is “Going To Be Ugly”

Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports writes that the situation is "going to be ugly" between the Chicago Bears and RB Matt Forte. Cole mentions that Forte's looking for a deal close to the ones that Adrian Peterson...

NFL News & Notes: Monday

49ers The 49ers have re-signed restricted free agent ILB Larry Grant to a one-year, $1.26 million contract.  (Matt Barrows) Bears Bears FS Chris Conte is expected to be a full participant in the Bears' offseason program. (Vaughn McClure) Bears reinstated...

Franchised Players That Will Not Be Attending OTA’s

Jason La Canfora of NFL.com reports that a number of franchised players will not be available for the start of OTA's today. La Canfora specifically listed Drew Brees, Matt Forte, Ray Rice, Brent Grimes, Anthony Spencer...

NFL Draft Rumors: Elite Prospects, Browns, Eagles, Trent Richardson, Jaguars, Packers, Bills, Giants

Elite Prospects Rob Rang of CBS Sports reports that after interviewing three different NFL teams, the consensus is that Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon is not considered to be an "elite" prospect. The team's Rang spoke with see Andrew Luck,...

NFL Draft Rumors: Chargers, 49ers, Cowboys, Browns, Jaguars, Ryan Tannehill, Bills, Dolphins

Chargers  San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith mentioned that they're "wide open" to a possible first-round trade in this year's draft. "We're wide open," Smith said, per Michael Ghelken of the Union-Tribune San Diego. "We have...

NFL News & Notes: Wednesday

Here's a collection of news and notes from around the NFL. Transactions Bears give LB Lance Briggs $17.5 million over three years and inlcudes $5 million fully guaranteed (Article) Giants trade their 2012 5th round draft pick to the Bengals...

Bears Give LB Lance Briggs A One-Year Extension

According to Pro Football Talk, Lance Briggs will receive $17.5 million over three years, which includes $5 million guarantees. --------------------- The Chicago Bears have announced that they've extended Lance Briggs' contract by one-year which will keep him under...

Matt Forte Has No Plans To Sign “Anything Until He Has A Long-Term Deal”

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte has no intentions of participating in any of the team's offseason programs until his contract is addressed. "He's not signing anything until he has a long-term deal,"...

NFL Draft Rumors: Doug Martin, Top Safety Prospects, Bears, Jayron Hosley, Jets, Amini Silatolu

Doug Martin Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post mentions that both the Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys "have a lot of interest" in Boise State RB Doug Martin. It's worth noting that he has met with both...

Devin Hester’s Role In 2012

There has been speculation regarding how the Chicago Bears will utilize Devin Hester, their star kick-returner, in 2012, after signing Eric Weems and Devin Thomas who happen to both be experienced kick-returners in their own right. In...

Terrell Owens Still Hoping To Return To The NFL

Current Allen Wrangler, Terrell Owens, mentioned that his surgically-repaired knee is doing just "fine" and is still hoping to return to the NFL. "Definitely, that is the plan," Owens said, per CSN Chicago's Jim Miller. "As...

Matt Forte Expected To Skip Next Weeks Offseason Workouts

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Bears RB Matt Forte is expected skip the team's offseason program which begins next Monday. In order for him to attend, he would have to sign his franchise tender of $7.7 million...