UPDATE: The team confirmed Ratliff's signing Saturday night.
Phil Emery and the Bears were quiet during last Tuesday's NFL trade deadline, but possibly for good reason.
Phil Emery and the Bears were quiet as the NFL trading deadline passed on Tuesday, but help could be on the way in the form of a four-time Pro Bowler.
The Bears’ evaluation of quarterback Jay Cutler remains a study in progress.
For now, at least, Sunday’s battle between the Fire and New York Red Bulls is the most important match of the weekend in Major League Soccer.