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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...

NFL Draft Rumors: Jets, Ravens, Ryan Tannehill, Bengals, Patriots, Bruce Irvin

Jets According to Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, the Jets "have the hots" for South Carolina DE/OLB Melvin Ingram. He probably could have put that better, but  Ingram certainly would be an incredible fit in...

Buccaneers Sign DT Amobi Okoye

Adam Caplan reports that DT Amobi Okoye has signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bears defensive lineman Stephen Paea tweeted early that he had reached an agreement with them so it's all that surprising. "S/O...

NFL Transactions & Visits: Thursday

Bears Bears signed CB Kelvin Hayden to a 1-year deal. #Bears have agreed to terms with CB Jonathan Wilhite Bills Bills did not tender exclusive rights free agent K Brandon Coutu Broncos DT Justin Bannon visited the Broncos on Thursday Cardinals Cardinals...

NFL Draft Rumors: Cowboys, Seahawks, Quinton Coples, Bengals, Packers, Jets, Patriots

  Seahawks Tony Pauline of TFY Draft Insider reports that Seattle Seahawks are hoping to trade down from the #12 overall pick and target Alabama ILB Donta Hightower later in the draft. Pauline adds that they would most likely...

NFL Transactions & Visits: Wednesday

Bears Bears showing interest in free agent G Eric Steinbach. Broncos Broncos re-signed exclusive rights free agent P Britton Colquitt. Buccaneers Buccaneers waived QB Rudy Carpenter Cardinals Cardinals sign P Dave Zastudil a two-year contract Cardinals failed to tender exclusive rights free...

The Quest for the Lombardi – Chicago Bears

 CHICAGO BEARS 2011 Record: 8-8, 3-3 NFC North (3rd)   Passing Offense – 188.2 (26th) QB Jay Cutler: 2,319; 13 / 7 WR Johnny Knox: 37 - 727 / 2 TDs WR Roy Williams: 37 - 507 / 2 TDs   Passing...

Brian Urlacher Expects To Finish His Career In Chicago

Bears MLB Brian Urlacher says that there's "no doubt in mind" that he will return as a Chicago Bear. "I can’t imagine playing anywhere else,’’ said Urlacher, via the Chicago Sun-Times. The Bears veteran linebacker will...