Latest Chicago Bears News

The Latest: DE Henry Anderson to re-sign with Jets

Mar. 26, 2019 1:27 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 9:25 p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the deal says defensive end Henry Anderson has agreed to re-sign with the New York Jets. Anderson tied with linebacker Jordan Jenkins for the team lead with a career-high seven sacks last season. He was acquired from...

Honoring rivalries: Packers-Bears to open 2019 NFL schedule

Mar. 25, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs. the Bears in its season opener Sept. 5. Usually, the Super Bowl champion is the home team for the prime-time opener, but the league wants to salute historic rivalries in 2019. None...

Bears re-sign punter O'Donnell to 2-year deal

Mar. 20, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears say they have re-signed veteran punter Pat O'Donnell to a two-year contract. O'Donnell has spent all five of his seasons with Chicago and is the franchise's leader with a 44.9-yard career gross average. O'Donnell averaged 45 yards per punt last season and tied a...

Lions agree to terms with CB Marcus Cooper on 1-year deal

Mar. 16, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms on a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Cooper. The Lions made the move Saturday, adding depth at the position bolstered by the addition of cornerback Justin Coleman in free agency earlier in the week. Cooper closed last season with the Lions, playing...

Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

Mar. 16, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos, reuniting with Denver coach Vic Fangio, who was his defensive coordinator in Chicago. Callahan is the second unrestricted free agent defensive back Denver has signed in free agency,...

Bears agree to 1-year deals with WR Hall, DT Williams

Mar. 15, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have agreed to one-year contracts with receiver Marvin Hall and defensive tackle Nick Williams. Hall had 12 receptions for 209 yards the past two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. He has been primarily a special teams player. Williams made two appearances for the...

Free Agency-Bears Capsule

Mar. 11, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO BEARS (12-5) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Adrian Amos, WR Josh Bellamy, RB Benny Cunningham, FB Michael Burton, WR Kevin White, TE Zach Miller, G Eric Kush, LB Aaron Lynch, CB Bryce Callahan, P Pat O'Donnell. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S DeAndre Houston-Carson, LS Patrick Scales. NEEDS: Bears don't have many...

Chicago Bears re-sign TE Ben Braunecker to 2-year contract

Mar. 11, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears have re-signed tight end Ben Braunecker to a two-year contract. The 6-foot-4 Braunecker made three starts for the Bears last season, including the playoff loss to Philadelphia, and appeared in 16 games in all. In three seasons, he has seven catches for 83 yards. He has 11...

New York Giants re-sign Pro Bowl placekicker Aldrick Rosas

Mar. 7, 2019 11:32 AM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed Pro Bowl placekicker Aldrick Rosas. The Giants didn't disclose contract details Thursday in announcing the signing of the exclusive rights free agent. After an inconsistent rookie season, Rosas hit 32 of 33 field goal attempts and 31 of 32...

Bears sign kicker Chris Blewitt

Mar. 6, 2019 8:09 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed kicker Chris Blewitt. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school's career scoring leader with 363 points after making 55 of 79 field goals and 198 of 204 extra points from 2013-16. But he has not played in the NFL. The Bears announced the signing on...