CHICAGO BEARS

The Chicago Bears sign Amini Silatolu

The Chicago Bears have signed 27-year old guard Amini Silatolu to a 1-year deal.  He played in 8 games (3 starts) for the Carolina Panthers last year.  Silatolu has now played in 33 games (28 starts) in his first four years in the NFL.  This was a good signing for the Bears, as guys like […]

July 21, 2016 3:23 am read more

The Chicago Bears claim QB Connor Shaw off waivers from the Browns

The Chicago Bears have claimed 24-year old QB Connor Shaw off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.  Shaw didn’t play last year, as he was stashed on Injured Reserve List by the Browns due to a serious thumb injury last pre-season.  He played in 1 game (1 start) for the Browns in 2014 and he completed […]

July 2, 2016 5:56 pm read more

The Chicago Bears are depending on novices at fullback in 2016

The Chicago Bears are depending on a couple of undrafted rookies at fullback in 2016, when they use one on offense.  26-year old Paul Lasike stands at 5’11”, 232 pounds.  He has not played in the NFL to this point in his “career”.  6’3″, 240 pound Joe Sommers was a TE in college.  So he […]

June 30, 2016 6:48 pm read more

The Chicago Bears sign Tony Moeaki

The Chicago Bears have signed 29-year old TE Tony Moeaki.  Moeaki played in 10 games (0 starts) for the Falcons last year and he caught 3 passes for 58 yards (19.3 avg) with 1 TD grab.  He has now played in 48 games (31 starts) in his first five years in the NFL and he […]

June 30, 2016 4:14 pm read more

Marquess Wilson has re-broke his left foot for the Chicago Bears

23-year old WR Marquess Wilson re-broke his left foot Tuesday morning at minicamp.  Wilson will likely start the 2016 season on the Reserve/PUP list for the Chicago Bears.  Wilson played in 11 games (6 starts) for the Bears last year and he caught 28 passes for 464 yards (16.6 avg) with 1 TD grab.  He […]

June 15, 2016 10:12 pm read more

The Chicago Bears are going young at RB in 2016

The Chicago Bears are going young at running back for the 2016 season.  Matt Forte left the Bears as a free agent when he signed with the Jets this off-season.  24-year old Jeremy Langford will get the first shot to replace Forte.  Langford played in 16 games (2 starts) as a rookie for the Bears […]

June 13, 2016 1:58 pm read more

CHICAGO CUBS

The Chicago Cubs DFA Clayton Richard

The Chicago Cubs have designated 32-year old lefty reliever Clayton Richard for assignment.  Richard pitched in 25 games (0 starts) for the Cubs so far this year and he is 0-1 with 1 save, a 6.43 ERA and a 2.14 WHIP.  Richard gave up 23 hits and 7 walks while whiffing 7 batters in his […]

July 27, 2016 1:06 am read more

The Chicago Cubs acquire Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees

The Chicago Cubs have acquired 28-year old lefty closer Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees for 19-year old righty swinging SS Gleyber Torres, 22-year old lefty swinging outfielder Rashad Crawford, 21-year old lefty swinging outfielder Billy McKinney and 28-year old righty reliever/starter Adam Warren. Chapman pitched in 31 games (0 starts) for the Yankees […]

July 26, 2016 1:59 am read more

Don Elston was a solid pitcher for the Chicago Cubs

Righty reliever Don Elston was a pretty good pitcher quite a while ago for the Chicago Cubs.  Elston pitched in 449 games (15 starts) in his 9 years with the Cubs and he was 49-54 with 64 saves, a 3.70 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP.  Elston gave up 701 hits and 327 walks while whiffing […]

July 23, 2016 6:49 pm read more

The Chicago Cubs acquire Mike Montgomery from the Mariners

The Chicago Cubs have acquired 27-year old lefty reliever/starter Mike Montgomery and 26-year old righty starter/reliever Jordan Pries from the Seattle Mariners for 23-year old lefty swinging 1B Dan Vogelbach and 22-year old righty starting pitcher Paul Blackburn. Montgomery will work out of the pen for the Cubs.  He pitched in 32 games (2 starts) […]

July 21, 2016 1:13 am read more

Kyle Hendricks has been pitching great this year for the Chicago Cubs

No one could have seen this coming, but 26-year old righty starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks has the best numbers of any starter on the Chicago Cubs right now!  It’s true!  He has pitched in 18 games (17 starts) for the Cubs so far this year and he is 8-6 with a 2.41 ERA and a […]

July 20, 2016 12:04 am read more

The Chicago Cubs activated David Ross from the D.L.

The Chicago Cubs have activated 39-year old righty swinging catcher David Ross from the 7-day concussion disabled list.  Ross has played in 43 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 25 of 107 (.234 avg, .790 OPS) with 16 runs scored, 6 homers and 23 RBIs.  He has also whiffed a […]

July 15, 2016 6:23 pm read more

CHICAGO BULLS

The Chicago Bulls sign Isaiah Canaan

The Chicago Bulls have signed 25-year old SG/PG Isaiah Canaan to a 2-year, $2.2 million dollar deal.  Canaan played in 77 games (39 starts) for the 76ers last year and he averaged 25.5 minutes, 11.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.  He has now played in 146 games (60 starts) in his first […]

July 13, 2016 3:19 am read more

The Chicago Bulls make two deals to clear up cap space for Dwyane Wade

The Chicago Bulls have dealt 35-year old small forward Mike Dunleavy to the Cavaliers for a draft and stash prospect (name unknown right now) and they have dealt 34-year old point guard Jose Calderon and a future second round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers.  The Bulls are getting nothing from the Lakers except for […]

July 7, 2016 4:30 am read more

The Chicago Bulls sign Dwyane Wade

The Chicago Bulls have signed 34-year old shooting guard Dwyane Wade to a 2-year, $47.5 million dollar deal.  The second year of the deal is a player option.  Wade played in 74 games (73 starts) for the Heat last year and he averaged 30.5 minutes, 19.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.1 steals per […]

July 7, 2016 4:22 am read more

The Chicago Bulls sign Rajon Rondo

The Chicago Bulls have signed 30-year old point guard Rajon Rondo to a 2-year, $28 million dollar deal.  The second year of his contract is a mutual option.  Rondo played in 72 games (all starts) for the Kings last year and he averaged 35.2 minutes, 11.9 points, 6.0 rebounds, a NBA leading 11.7 assists and […]

July 4, 2016 1:09 am read more

Pau Gasol opts out of his contract with the Chicago Bulls

35-year old PF/C Pau Gasol has officially opted out of his contract with the Chicago Bulls for the 2016-17 season.  He was set to make $7,769,520 bucks for the Bulls next year.  They knew this was coming.  Gasol played in 72 games (all starts) for the Bulls last year and he averaged 31.8 minutes, 16.5 […]

June 27, 2016 8:55 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls picked Paul Zipser in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft

The Chicago Bulls selected small forward Paul Zipser out of Germany with the #48 overall pick (2nd round) of the 2016 NBA Draft.  Zipser is 22 years old and he is 6’8″, 210 pound.  Zipser played in 60 games (14 starts) overseas last year and he averaged 18.1 minutes, 6.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.4 […]

June 26, 2016 2:43 pm read more