You’re the general manager for an established NFL team in a major Midwest market, on a lake, and you have a dilemma. You make the call.
Jeremiah Ratliff re-signing with the Bears in advance of the start of free agency over the next week affects more than simply one position on the defensive line.
With NFL free agency kicking off exactly a week from today, 20 members of the Bears are set to hit the open market.
For a significant part of the 2013 season, defensive coordinator Mel Tucker had to just stand there and take it: weekly grillings on shortcomings of players, the drumbeat of questions about his ga
Bears GM Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman had positive things to say last week about the rehab status of defensive tackle Henry Melton’s torn ACL.