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Bew FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Jimmy Graham reacts after catching a pass for a first down during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Green Bay, Wis. The Chicago Bears have finalized a two-year contract with Graham on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps, FIle)

Bears finalize 2-year deal with former All-Pro TE Graham

Mar. 26, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jimmy Graham insisted he can become a dominant tight end again. And he looks forward to showing it in Chicago. The Bears finalized a two-year contract with the former All-Pro and one-year deals with six other players on Thursday. The Bears hope Graham can rediscover the form that...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, left, lines up against the Los Angeles Rams' defense during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The NFL's decision to expand the playoffs from 12 to 14 teams this season could have a major impact on the league based on how things have played out in the past.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

How paths might have changed under expanded NFL playoffs

Mar. 25, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years. Playoff droughts in Cleveland and Tampa Bay wouldn't be nearly as long or painful had the Browns and Bucs sneaked their way into the...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns reacts on the sideline after a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday, March 21, 2020.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Bears agree to 1-year deal with former Steelers CB Burns

Mar. 21, 2020 10:00 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday. Drafted out of Miami by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 25 pick in 2016, Burns played in all 16 games each of his first three years before falling out of the...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) runs against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Cardinals have acquired three-time All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a trade that will send running back David Johnson and draft picks to the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday, March 16, 2020, because the trade hasn't been officially announced.  (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

Key additions and subtractions for NFC teams in free agency

Mar. 20, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

ARIZONA WHERE TEAM IMPROVED IN FREE AGENCY: Cardinals pulled off stunner when they added WR DeAndre Hopkins in trade with Texans that sent RB David Johnson to Houston. Hopkins gives Arizona true No. 1 receiver to complement Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk. Defense added three potential starters after signing...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles walks along the bench area as he looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, in Jacksonville, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

The Latest: Cowboys reunite Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with McCarthy

Mar. 20, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. The NFL's spending in free agency continues Thursday. All times EDT: ___ 2:05 a.m. The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, adding a familiar name for new coach Mike McCarthy. Clinton-Dix’s representatives, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the...

The Latest: AP Source: Seahawks bolster O-line, sign Finney

Mar. 18, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can negotiate with representatives of free agents for the second day Tuesday but cannot finalize any agreements until Wednesday (all times EDT): 9:45 p.m. The Seattle Seahawks have bolstered its offensive line by agreeing to a two-year deal with B.J. Finney, according to a...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Chicago Bears outside linebacker Leonard Floyd plays against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Los Angeles Rams agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $13 million for pass-rushing linebacker Floyd. He will be the nominal replacement for Dante Fowler, who joined an exodus of defensive starters from Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Rams add LB Leonard Floyd, keep Whitworth, Blythe on O-line

Mar. 18, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are keeping their offensive line intact while their entire defense undergoes major changes. The Rams agreed to re-sign starting offensive linemen Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe on Wednesday during the opening hours of the new league year. A person with knowledge...

The Latest: Giants giving season ticket holders pay options

Mar. 18, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can begin making agreements with free agents official as the league's business season begins Wednesday. All times EDT: ___ 8:40 p.m. The Giants sent, or are in the process of sending, a letter to their season ticket holders regarding payment for season tickets. There are two...

FLE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) scrambles against the Tennessee Titans in the second half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Bears give Trubisky competition after disappointing season

Mar. 18, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears added competition for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky by trading for 2018 Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. They also brought in former All-Pro to boost their pass rush by agreeing to a five-year, $70 million with Robert Quinn and have another former star on the way in...

FLE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) scrambles against the Tennessee Titans in the second half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

AP source: Jaguars dumping QB Nick Foles in trade to Bears

Mar. 18, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to mitigate one of the costliest mistakes in franchise history. The Chicago Bears could benefit from the purge. The Jaguars agreed Wednesday to trade quarterback Nick Foles to the Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick, according to a...