CHICAGO BEARS

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

The Chicago Bears have signed OT Nate Chandler

The Chicago Bears have signed 27-year old OT Nate Chandler.  Chandler didn’t play at all last year due to a serious knee injury.  He did play in 11 games (all starts) for the Carolina Panthers in 2014.  He has now played in 37 games (19 starts) in his first four years in the NFL.  He […]

June 3, 2016 2:54 pm read more

The Chicago Bears are in good shape at QB heading into the 2016 season

The Chicago Bears are in solid shape at QB for the 2016 season.  33-year old Jay Cutler is back as the starter.  He played in 15 games (all starts) for the Bears last year and he completed 311 of 483 passes (64.4%) for 3,659 yards with 21 TD passes and 11 INTs (92.3 QB Rating).  […]

May 22, 2016 6:17 pm read more

The Chicago Bears had a solid all-around 2016 NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears drafted to add some muscle to both sides of the football in the 2016 NFL Draft.  They did most of their work in reloading on the defensive side of the football.  Here is who they drafted: 1st round (#9 overall) - Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia 2nd round (#56 overall) - Cody Whitehair, […]

May 22, 2016 6:05 pm read more

The Chicago Bears sign Brian Hoyer

The Chicago Bears have signed 30-year old QB Brian Hoyer to a 1-year, $2 million dollar deal.  Hoyer played in 11 games (9 starts) for the Houston Texans last year and he completed 224 of 369 passes (60.7%) for 2,606 yards with 19 TD passes and 7 INTs (91.4 QB Rating).  He also carried the […]

May 11, 2016 10:30 pm read more

CHICAGO CUBS

Hector Rondon is the gift that keeps giving for the Chicago Cubs

28-year old righty closer Hector Rondon has been awesome so far this year for the Chicago Cubs!  He has pitched in 25 games (0 starts) for the Cubs so far this year and he is 1-1 with 12 saves, a 1.48 ERA and a 0.66 WHIP.  Rondon has only given up 13 hits and 3 […]

June 24, 2016 6:47 pm read more

Jason Heyward has been a huge disappointment for the Chicago Cubs in 2016

26-year old lefty swinging RF Jason Heyward was signed to a ludicrous 8-year, $184 deal over the winter and he is laughing all the way to the bank so far this year for the Chicago Cubs.  Heyward has played in 63 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 58 of 246 […]

June 24, 2016 6:37 pm read more

The Chicago Cubs send Adam Warren to AAA

The Chicago Cubs have sent 28-year old righty reliever Adam Warren to AAA.  Warren pitched in 25 games (0 starts) for the Cubs this year and he was 3-1 with a 4.56 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP.  He has given up 22 hits and 18 walks while whiffing 18 batters in his first 25 2/3 […]

June 22, 2016 12:36 am read more

The Chicago Cubs place Clayton Richard on the D.L.

The Chicago Cubs have placed 32-year old lefty reliever Clayton Richard on the 15-day disabled list due to a blister.  He has pitched in 22 games (0 starts) so far this year for the Cubs and he is 0-1 with 1 save, a 7.30 ERA and a 2.19 WHIP.  Richard has given up 21 hits […]

June 22, 2016 12:28 am read more

The Chicago Cubs place Dexter Fowler on the D.L.

The Chicago Cubs have placed 30-year old switch-hitting outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained hamstring.  Fowler has played in 64 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 69 of 238 (.290 avg, .881 OPS) with 41 runs scored, 7 homers, 28 RBIs and 6 stolen […]

June 21, 2016 11:50 am read more

The Chicago Cubs release Brandon Gomes

The Chicago Cubs have released 31-year old righty reliever Brandon Gomes.  Gomes pitched in 19 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Cubs this year and he was 1-2 with 1 save, a 3.97 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP.  Gomes has pitched in 173 games (0 starts) in his first five years in the show […]

June 17, 2016 4:00 pm read more

CHICAGO BULLS

The Chicago Bulls deal Derrick Rose to the Knicks

The Chicago Bulls have dealt 27-year old point guard Derrick Rose, 27-year old shooting guard Justin Holiday and a 2nd round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the New York Knicks for 28-year old center Robin Lopez, 23-year old point guard Jerian Grant and 34-year old point guard Jose Calderon. Derrick Rose was the […]

June 22, 2016 9:35 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls add two players for their summer league team

The Chicago Bulls have added 25-year old power forward Jack Cooley and 24-year old shooting guard Dez Wells to play on their summer league team this July.  Cooley played in 6 games (5 starts) last year for the Idaho Stampede of the D-League and he averaged 28.0 minutes, 14.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and […]

June 19, 2016 7:33 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls will likely be looking young in free agency this summer

The word “rebuilding” has to scare the crap out of Chicago Bulls‘ fans, but it could start to happen this summer.  There have been whispers that the Bulls are discussing deals involving Derrick Rose AND Jimmy Butler.  I can see the logic in dealing Rose, as he has been injury prone…..but dealing Butler is nuts.  […]

June 19, 2016 1:23 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls have four free agents heading into this summer

The Chicago Bulls have four pretty good free agents heading into this summer and it’s going to be hard to bring any of them back.  PF/C Pau Gasol played on the cheap for the Bulls, but he is looking for a big raise.  I don’t see any way that Gasol comes back to the Bulls […]

June 19, 2016 1:10 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls acquire Spencer Dinwiddie from the Pistons

The Chicago Bulls have acquired 23-year old PG/SG Spencer Dinwiddie from the Detroit Pistons for 25-year old PF/C Cameron Bairstow.  Dinwiddie played in 12 games (0 starts) for the Pistons last year and he averaged 13.3 minutes, 4.8 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.  He has now played in 46 games (1 start) […]

June 17, 2016 9:00 pm read more

Jimmy Butler is named to the All Defense Second Team

26-year old shooting guard Jimmy Butler has been named to the All Defense Second Team.  Butler played in 67 games (all starts) for the Chicago Bulls in 2015-16 and he averaged 36.9 minutes, 20.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.  Butler has quick hands and he steals the ball quite […]

May 26, 2016 1:13 pm read more