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Chicago hopeless: Why the Bears have never solved their QB problems

Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN’s NFL Nation. He is the co-host of “Dickerson & Hood” on the ESPN Radio national network, and is heard in Chicago on ESPN 1000. The central storyline for the 2020 Chicago Bears revolves around the same question that has haunted the franchise since Hall of Famer Sid Luckman […]

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Michael McCaskey, ex-Bears chairman, dies at 76

Michael McCaskey, former chairman of the Chicago Bears, has died at 76 after a lengthy battle with cancer, the team announced Saturday. McCaskey, the son of Bears principal owner Virginia Halas McCaskey, was the eldest grandchild of George Halas and a key cog in the franchise’s front office across decades. McCaskey joined the family business […]

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Former Bears tight end Ryan Wetnight passes away at 49

Former Chicago Bears tight end Ryan Wetnight passed away Friday after battling cancer, the team announced. He was 49. Wetnight played eight seasons in the NFL, including his first seven with the Bears (1993-99). He caught 175 passes for 1,542 yards and nine touchdowns. The former undrafted free agent out of Stanford spent the 2000 […]

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Source: Bears reach deal with WR/returner Ginn

The Chicago Bears have reached a one-year deal with free-agent wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr., a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Thursday. Ginn ranks 25th in NFL history with 15,685 all-purpose yards — including 5,702 receiving yards, nearly 10,000 kickoff and punt return yards and 42 total touchdowns. His agreement with the Bears […]

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Bears see Foles vs. Trubisky as ‘open competition’

Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN’s NFL Nation. He is the co-host of “Dickerson & Hood” on the ESPN Radio national network, and is heard in Chicago on ESPN 1000. Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles will compete for the Bears’ starting quarterback job, general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy said during a […]

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Source: Ex-Packers TE Graham headed to Bears

Free-agent tight end Jimmy Graham has agreed with the Chicago Bears on a two-year, $16 million deal, including $9 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Graham became a free agent when the Green Bay Packers released him on March 12. Graham, who turned 33 in November, ranked as the highest-paid tight end in […]

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Cowboys LB Leighton Vander Esch ruled out vs. Bears

The Dallas Cowboys are in the middle of a playoff race, but their key young linebacker won’t be a part of it Thursday. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch has been ruled out of Dallas’ Thursday night contest against the Chicago Bears. He had an interesting response for those questioning his absence, too. "I want to be […]