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Through persistence, Kelly positions himself to run a team

Jan. 22, 2022 16:16 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Champ Kelly remembers sending handwritten and typed letters to every NFL team, and the rejections that came in return. He did it four times a year over four years, hoping to get into the league. Once the opportunity came, he made several jumps. ...

Bears interview Leftwich, McKenzie for coach, GM positions

Jan. 20, 2022 22:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and longtime NFL executive Reggie McKenzie for their coach and general manager jobs on Thursday. Tampa Bay has set franchise records for points and touchdowns in each of...

Las Vegas Raiders oust GM Mike Mayock after 3 seasons

Jan. 17, 2022 18:37 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have fired general manager Mike Mayock after three seasons and will begin a search for a coach and GM following their second playoff berth in the past 19 seasons. The Raiders announced the move to get rid of Mayock on Monday, two days after losing their...

From north to east, NFL firings begin on day after finales

Jan. 10, 2022 17:10 PM EST

From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL's first 17-game season concluded. The Vikings fired coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman on Monday following an 8-9 season. Division rival Chicago parted with coach Matt Nagy and GM...

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:...

Lawrence, McCaffrey, Jones headline 2021 All-Absent Team

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

Every year, players in every NFL city fail to meet expectations. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and other times it’s simply poor performance. They ruin fantasy teams and real teams alike. Often the biggest names become the biggest busts. Some are even repeat...

Key Bears players search for meaning in 4-10 season

Dec. 23, 2021 17:38 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears close out a 4-10 season without much meaning in the final three games for many players. Younger starters such as quarterback Justin Fields and Darnell Mooney have no problem finding purpose. The offensive future is all about young players...

With playoffs possible, Vikings try not to stumble at Bears

Dec. 16, 2021 18:08 PM EST

MINNESOTA (6-7) at CHICAGO (4-9) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN BETTING LINE: Vikings by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Vikings 7-6; Bears 4-8-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 61-57-2. LAST MEETING: Bears...

Packers seek to complete season sweep of slumping Bears

Dec. 09, 2021 13:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (4-8) at GREEN BAY (9-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE: Packers by 11 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bears 4-7-1; Packers 10-2. SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 102-95-6. LAST MEETING:...

With fresher legs following bye, Cardinals visit Bears

Dec. 03, 2021 16:09 PM EST

ARIZONA (9-2) at CHICAGO (4-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Cardinals by 7½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cardinals 8-3, Bears 4-6-1. SERIES RECORD: Bears lead 57-28-6. ...