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Bears try to prove they can support QB Justin Fields

May. 17, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — From his work ethic to understanding a new offense, quarterback Justin Fields has convinced his new coaches with the Chicago Bears that he is making progress. The real question facing the Bears is whether they have made enough progress supporting Fields. ...

No punch line: Chicago comic Maniscalco announces Bears pick

Apr. 30, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sebastian Maniscalco got the chance to be onstage at the NFL draft and, along with former Bears star running back Matt Forte, announce the team's second-round selection Friday night. The Chicago-based comedian, who is appearing in Las Vegas this weekend and during...

Bears draft Washington CB Gordon, S Brisker in 2nd round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — No one needed to remind new Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles that quarterback Justin Fields could use a few more weapons to help him develop and lift a struggling offense. He just wasn't going to force the issue — not with his first couple picks....

NFL draft class faced major challenges in COVID-19 battles

Apr. 28, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's NFL draft prospects reluctantly recall their personal COVID-19 experiences. Some consider them inspirational reminders of obstacles already overcome. Others sound more reminiscent of old war stories. And while the stories change, each comes with...

Bears seek help for Fields, CB in first draft under GM Poles

Apr. 22, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears hope to surround quarterback Justin Fields with the pieces the former Ohio State star needs in order to improve on a shaky rookie season. A cornerback to start opposite Jaylon Johnson would help, too. When it comes to the draft, there...

Bears seek help on offense, at CB in first draft under Poles

Apr. 22, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

39. CHICAGO BEARS (6-11) LAST SEASON: Chairman George McCaskey opted to stick with former general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy after the Bears went 8-8 in the regular season two years in a row. And the result was an all-too-familiar one. Chicago had a significant slump for...

Record 8 teams head into NFL draft without 1st-round pick

Apr. 21, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

The Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams should have plenty of company sitting out the first round of the NFL draft next week. The franchise that hasn't made a selection in round one since taking Jared Goff in 2016 and doesn't currently have another first-round pick until 2024, is...

Justin Fields and the Bears are learning the Eberflus way

Apr. 19, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Many things are changing for Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields since since Matt Eberflus took over as the coach. It was that way for the Bears on both sides of the ball on Tuesday as they went through the first day of a voluntary minicamp under their...