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Bears appoint King, Koziol co-directors of player personnel

May. 03, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears appointed Jeff King and Kansas City Chiefs executive Trey Koziol co-directors of player personnel under new general manager Ryan Poles on Tuesday. King, a tight end who played seven seasons in the NFL with Carolina and Arizona after...

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....

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...

Bears sign veteran tight end Ryan Griffin to 1-year contract

Apr. 08, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran tight end Ryan Griffin to a one-year contract on Friday. Griffin has 206 receptions for 2,158 yards and 14 touchdowns over nine seasons with the Houston Texans (2013-18) and New York Jets (2019-21). He has seven catches for...

Bears sign veteran quarterback Siemian to back up Fields

Mar. 29, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran quarterback Trevor Siemian to a two-year contract on Tuesday to back up Justin Fields. Siemian has appeared in 33 games and started 29 while throwing for 6,843 yards, 41 touchdowns and 27 interceptions for the Denver Broncos...

Bears sign Colts DE Muhammad, Chiefs WR/KR Pringle

Mar. 20, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed Indianapolis Colts defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad to a two-year contract and Kansas City Chiefs receiver and kick returner Byron Pringle to a one-year deal on Sunday. They also re-signed safety DeAndre Houston-Carson to a one-year...

Rejuvenated Mitch Trubisky hoping for restart in Pittsburgh

Mar. 17, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Looking back, Mitch Trubisky needed a year to watch from the sideline. To hit reset. To catch a glimpse of what a healthy relationship between a quarterback and coach looked like. To get a feel for the vibe permeating through a building for an...

New Chargers defender Mack happy to be reunited with Staley

Mar. 16, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Mack was watching the television show “Bel-Air” with his fiancéé and son last Thursday when he got a call from his agent that the Chicago Bears were trading him. In a strange coincidence, Mack’s new team is close to the real Bel Air. Mack...

Bears sign Bengals DT Ogunjobi to 3-year contract

Mar. 16, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears added a disruptive force, signing Cincinnati Bengals stalwart defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi to a three-year contract on Wednesday. The Bears also finalized a two-year deal with Green Bay offensive lineman Lucas Patrick and a one-year...