Latest Ryan Pace News

Contract standoff between Bears, star LB Smith continues

Aug. 11, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The contract standoff between the Chicago Bears and Roquan Smith continued Thursday with the star linebacker watching practice from the sideline and new coach Matt Eberflus saying he expects healthy players to participate on the field. The Bears removed...

Bears remove Smith from PUP list, another twist in standoff

Aug. 10, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears' standoff with Roquan Smith took another turn Wednesday when the team removed the star linebacker from the physically unable to perform list a day after he went public with a trade demand. It was unclear if the Bears took him off the list...

Bears star LB Smith requests trade after breakdown in talks

Aug. 09, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles plans to continue to work for a contract extension with linebacker Roquan Smith instead of his request to be traded. Smith, who is under contract through the 2022 season, is staging a “hold-in” and attending practices without actually...

Bears' Montgomery wants to show he's a top-tier running back

Jul. 30, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — David Montgomery went down the list, checking off all the reasons he has no trouble staying motivated. The Chicago Bears' running back mentioned not getting many offers coming out of Mount Healthy High School in Cincinnati and growing up in a family that...

Bears center Patrick sidelined by injury to his right hand

Jul. 29, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears center Lucas Patrick is out indefinitely because of a right hand injury, leaving a retooled offensive line without an important piece. Coach Matt Eberflus confirmed Friday that Patrick injured his right hand and said there is no timetable for...

Failures push Fields as he tries to take next step for Bears

Jul. 28, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Justin Fields showed up to training camp with his sights set squarely on his future and his mind on a notable failure. The quarterback comes into his second season with the Chicago Bears hoping to convince a new general manager and coach that he is the...

Bears' Smith, Quinn report, unclear if they'll practice

Jul. 26, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Star linebacker Roquan Smith and defensive end Robert Quinn showed up Tuesday on time for the Chicago Bears' first training camp under general manager Ryan Poles and coach Matt Eberflus. Whether they'll choose to participate when practices begin Wednesday...

Bears enter new phase with Poles as GM, Eberflus as coach

Jul. 15, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

CHICAGO BEARS (6-11) CAMP SITE: Lake Forest, Ill. LAST YEAR: Chairman George McCaskey opted to give general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy another opportunity after the Bears finished 8-8 in the regular season for the second straight year in 2020. It turned out...

Bears WR Moore arrested on drug, weapons charges in Texas

Jul. 07, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bears receiver David Moore was arrested on drug and weapons charges in his hometown of Gainesville, Texas, last weekend. In a press release, Gainesville police said officers responding to a possibly intoxicated person at a Taco Bell drive-thru late Sunday...

Bears sign second-round pick Gordon to 4-year contract

Jun. 25, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed second-round draft pick Kyler Gordon to a four-year contract on Saturday. The cornerback from Washington became the Bears' first selection when they took him with the No. 39 overall pick. The Bears got a potential starter opposite...