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Bears make sweeping changes, fire GM Pace, coach Nagy

Jan. 10, 2022 22:04 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chairman George McCaskey simply couldn’t ignore the Chicago Bears’ record, no matter how much he and the rest of his family that owns the team enjoyed having general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy around. It was time to make big changes. And the Bears did...

Two roads: Young, Bennett take different paths to CFP stage

Jan. 08, 2022 13:25 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alabama's Bryce Young and Georgia's Stetson Bennett both transferred in 2018. One got a lot more attention than the other. Already a celebrated quarterback prospect heading into his junior year of high school, Young made headlines in Southern California when he...

Bears place quarterback Fields on reserve/COVID-19 list

Jan. 06, 2022 20:02 PM EST

The Chicago Bears placed quarterback Justin Fields on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday, likely sidelining him for the finale and ending his rookie season. The Bears expected Fields to start at Minnesota on Sunday after missing the previous two games because of an ankle injury....

For Bears, Vikings, 'a game in the NFL is never meaningless'

Jan. 06, 2022 14:52 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dalvin Cook practically leaped out of his seat when asked during his interview session about the motivation for a game without playoff stakes, lifting up the side of his shirt to reveal a large tattoo of his late father's likeness. “That's one of my reasons....

Vikings host Bears with no playoff stakes, coach uncertainty

Jan. 06, 2022 14:41 PM EST

CHICAGO (6-10) at MINNESOTA (7-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Vikings by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bears 6-10; Vikings 8-8. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 62-56-2. LAST MEETING:...

Bears' Nagy says he hasn't been told finale is it for him

Jan. 05, 2022 19:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy insisted Wednesday he has not been informed by his bosses that the season finale at Minnesota will be his last game leading the team. "I'm very honest and open with you all," Nagy said Wednesday. “That has not been told to me. There's...

Bears' Nagy focused on ending year with win, not his future

Jan. 03, 2022 15:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears appear to be in for some big changes once the season ends, and no one needed to remind coach Matt Nagy what that means for him. A 29-3 romp over the New York Giants on Sunday might have been his final home game at Soldier Field. And the season...

Bears' Fields to miss second straight game with ankle injury

Dec. 31, 2021 16:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields likely will miss his second straight game because of an ankle injury when the Chicago Bears host the New York Giants on Sunday. Coach Matt Nagy said Friday that Andy Dalton will start after being sidelined because of a groin injury and Nick...

Fields returns to practice, status for Giants game up in air

Dec. 29, 2021 17:45 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields was feeling good enough to practice Wednesday after missing a game because of an ankle injury. Whether the rookie will be ready to start when the New York Giants visit Soldier Field on Sunday was unclear. The Bears will monitor...

The Latest: Washington brings benches, just as Cowboys did

Dec. 26, 2021 21:35 PM EST

The Latest from Week 16 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 9:30 p.m. Washington is using benches adorned with its logo for the game at the Cowboys after Dallas did the same thing when visiting its NFC East rival two weeks ago. The difference...