[7] On January 30, wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson announced he would be leaving the team. The Bears traded their second- and seventh-round selections (36th and 221st) to. In contrast, the Saints defense ranked 30th in rushing yards allowed per carry. Detroit finished ahead of Dallas and Seattle based on conference record, while Seattle finished ahead of Dallas based on head-to-head victory. When the Houston Texans take on the Chicago Bears Sunday at 12:00 p.m. CT at Soldier Field, quarterback Deshaun Watson will take on another team that needed a … GB – Mason Crosby 24-yard field goal, 10:20. [172] On defense, the Bears had to play without players like Pernell McPhee, Leonard Floyd, Eddie Goldman, Willie Young, Mitch Unrein, Jerrell Freeman, Adrian Amos, and Quintin Demps, all of whom were sidelined due to injuries. However, Mike Nugent, who was signed earlier in the week to replace an injured Cairo Santos, missed the extra point as the kick hit the right upright. For the season opener, the Bears were considered an obvious underdog as they faced the Atlanta Falcons, who appeared in Super Bowl LI a year earlier. [161] The third quarter went scoreless before Matt Prater kicked a 27-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to increase the margin by seven points. 2017 Bears 53-Man Roster ... 1 / 61 QB Mike Glennon. [122] Unlike the previous drive, the Packers were unable to score off the takeaway and were forced to punt. [96] During the resulting drive, J. J. Nelson was stripped by Quintin Demps and recovered by the Bears' Cre'Von LeBlanc, who returned the fumble 77 yards for the score, though it was overturned upon official review and Arizona retained possession of the ball. Instead, the Bears picked up former Tampa Bay Buccaneers' quarterback Mike Glennon in free agency and traded up to the number two overall pick in the draft for Mitchell Trubisky. On September 29, the Bears placed Quintin Demps on the injured reserve list. Here's other injury and roster news we're tracking Thursday ahead of Super Wild Card Weekend. Nugent added a 27-yard field goal with 2:15 remaining in the half to give the Bears the 12–7 lead at halftime. On October 9, the Bears promoted Isaiah Irving to the active roster. [162], at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, For week twelve's game, the Bears visited Lincoln Financial Field to play the 9–1 and league-leading Eagles. In the second half, the Browns scored 18 unanswered points: Zane Gonzalez kicked a 53-yard field goal, Calvin Pryor and Karter Schult sacked Shaw in the end zone for a safety, and Kevin Hogan threw 51- and 21-yard touchdown passes to Randall Telfer and Jordan Leslie, respectively. Mike Glennon signed with the Chicago Bears in March to be the starting … [140] Justin Tucker kicked a 27-yard field goal to put the Ravens on the scoreboard with three seconds remaining in the first half. The Chicago Bears entered the 2017 NFL Draft knowing they needed to add their franchise quarterback to the roster. On September 19, the Bears removed Joshua Rounds from the practice squad. [194][195] Josh Sitton (two), Kyle Fuller (two), and Cohen (one) received votes for the Associated Press' All-Pro Team. Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney once said that passing on his former National Championship quarterback, Deshaun Watson, in the 2017 NFL … Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Glennon said Pace told him after the draft "the 2017 season is my year," per Zach Zaidman of the Bears' Radio Network. [166] Four plays later, the Bears punted, With 1:46 Alex Tanney guided the Titans offense into Chicago territory before failing to convert on fourth down. The defense also shone, forcing two turnovers after having just one in the first two games. [68] With the Aggies, Cohen was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year during his freshman year and was the MEAC Offensive Player of the Year three times as he recorded 5,619 rushing yards during his tenure. Wentz later escaped a blitz from Cre'Von LeBlanc on third-and-nine to record a 16-yard run, followed by throwing a 15-yard touchdown pass to Nelson Agholor, who escaped Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller for the touchdown. 2017 Chicago Bears Statistics & Players: 5-11 (4th in NFC North), Coach: John Fox Mitchell Trubisky, QB, UNC: Pick 2 and the first massive surprise of the night. In addition, less than a week earlier, the Bears had guaranteed Mike Glennon $18.5 million in free agency and publicly anointed him as their starting quarterback for 2017. Furthermore, the Browns defense led the league in fewest rushing yards allowed per carry on first down. The Bears probably don’t kick the quarterback can down the road for much longer beyond 2017. [118], In claiming their first victory of the season, the Bears' running backs provided a solid performance, recording a combined 220 yards on the ground – 200 yards more than in week two. 2 overall pick has started the last six games for the Bears and will lead the team into a playoff matchup against the New Orleans Saints next weekend. In addition to a dislocated knee, Miller was revealed to have torn the popliteal artery in his region, an injury that is common in car accidents and raised the possibility of amputation. Career Stats for QB Mitchell Trubisky . He started the game by handing off on nine consecutive plays, with three straight drives ending with punts. [56] In early May, the Bears released six players: running backs David Cobb and Bralon Addison, defensive backs De'Vante Bausby and Jacoby Glenn; wide receiver Dres Anderson and tight end Justin Perillo. [95] In the fourth quarter, Chicago's Roy Robertson-Harris recorded two consecutive sacks, while B. W. Webb intercepted a Gabbert pass by pulling the ball from Chris Hubert;[96] though the play initially resulted in a touchdown, it was overturned, though the Bears kept the ball. [109] The first three drives of the second half ended with a punt before Bryant kicked a 28-yard field goal. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. [119], Coming off their victory against Pittsburgh, the Bears traveled to Green Bay to take on the rival Packers. Week after week we have to tune into NFL Football and watch Patrick Mahomes and … Philadelphia also succeeded in developing high margins of victory, winning by more than 15 points per game, and scoring at least 26 points in every game but their only loss in week two. [87] A day later, during a practice, guard Eric Kush tore a hamstring from its bone, forcing the Bears to place him on the injured reserve list and rendering him out for the 2017 season. [188] Defensively, the Bears' eighth-ranked defense (ninth in run, eighth in pass) took on the Case Keenum-led tenth-ranked offense (eighth in rushing, 13th in passing);[187] Joniak described Chicago's defense as having "survived an array of injuries and some powerful offenses for the most part," ranking in the top half in points allowed (fourth), sacks (sixth), first downs allowed (11th), and third downs allowed (tenth). NO – Mark Ingram Jr. – 18 rushes, 75 yards, TD. CHI – Mike Nugent 55-yard field goal, 8:22. Rumors of his release were reported earlier in the 2017 season, though no official announcement was made until January 1, 2018. The Bears improved upon the previous year's 3–13 record, finishing 5–11, but failed to make the playoffs and suffered their fourth consecutive losing season. A series later, Glennon had his fourth turnover of the game when his pass was intercepted by Kentrell Brice, which led to an eight-yard touchdown pass to Nelson. Although the Bears led the all-time series 38–19 and had won three of the last four games, the Buccaneers routed the Bears 36–10 in their latest meeting in 2016. [110] Chicago's 25th-ranked defense (tenth against the run and 27th against the pass) faced a Tampa offense spearheaded by quarterback Jameis Winston, who threw for 28 touchdowns and 18 interceptions for a passer rating of 86.1 passer rating in 2016. "They brought me here to be the quarterback this year and nothing has changed so in my mind I have to go out and play well," he said. Zach Zaidman (sideline reporter and radio coach's show host), Lou Canellis (gameday television host, pre-season sideline reporter), This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 23:57. CHI – Connor Barth 19-yard field goal, 1:10. Cohen acted as if he was going to field the punt, prompting the Vikings to chase him, though the punt was actually being returned by Callahan, who ran 59 yards unopposed for the touchdown. With Danny Trevathan and Leonard Floyd out due to injuries, the backups were also challenged by a rushing unit featuring LeGarrette Blount and Jay Ajayi, which ranked second in the NFL. [89] At Family Fest, Andy Phillips struggled and was released two days later, with his roster slot being filled by Tennessee Volunteers receiver Alton Howard. [107] Although Glennon had strong stats against Atlanta, CBS Chicago writer and former Bears director of college scouting Greg Gabriel suggested the Bears should utilize its rushing attack due to a lack of options at receiver. [37] Sims, an excellent blocker who started 11 games for the Miami Dolphins in 2016, signed a three-year, $18 million contract with the team. [177], Matt Prater made a 48-yard field goal on the Lions' opening drive, followed by a 31-yard kick in the second quarter to put Detroit up by six. Chicago's woes continued when Cody Whitehair's snap bounced off Glennon and was recovered by Blake Martinez. [173] It was also Chicago's highest-scoring game since the team scored 37 against the St. Louis Rams in 2015. [4] In addition to his role as Bears defensive coordinator, Vic Fangio assumed Hurtt's role as outside linebackers coach[5] until Chattanooga Mocs defensive coordinator Brandon Staley was hired on February 22. In the second quarter, Roethlisberger threw a seven-yard touchdown pass to Brown, which the Bears responded via Glennon's two-yard touchdown pass to Adam Shaheen. [139] During the ensuing kickoff, Joshua Bellamy appeared to trip Ravens kick returner Bobby Rainey, but Rainey instead got back up and ran 96 yards for a touchdown. On offense, protecting Mitchell Trubisky from Gregg Williams' blitz-heavy defense; despite its frequency of utilizing the pass rush, the Browns ranked 29th in quarterback knockdowns with 62, while also allowing ten touchdowns on blitzes. The Bears' rushing attack resulted in a career high 167 rushing yards on 36 carries for Howard, while Cohen had 14 carries for 32 yards. [156] The Bears punted on the first drive, which led to an exchanging of field goals on Mason Crosby's 40- and Connor Barth's 45-yard kicks. Philadelphia's cumulative record against Carolina, Chicago, the Los Angeles Rams and Washington was 5–0, compared to Minnesota's 4–1 cumulative record against the same four teams. [84] The team's annual Family Fest was held at Soldier Field on August 5,[85] while a practice was conducted at Prospect High School on August 17. Another Packers score took place three plays later on Rodgers' two-yard throw to Randall Cobb. On September 19, the Bears promoted DeAndre Houston-Carson to the active roster. [50] On May 25, the Bears signed Giants' Victor Cruz to a one-year contract; Cruz caught 39 passes for 586 yards and a touchdown in 2016 after two seasons plagued with injuries. [156] Chicago eventually added three more points on Barth's 44-yard field goal as time expired in the first half. The Chicago Bears made bold moves to acquire both the top veteran quarterback and top rookie signal caller. With 2:32 remaining in the game and pinned at his team's ten-yard line, Trubisky's pass for Miller was intercepted by Harrison Smith, which set up Forbath's game-winning 26-yard field goal with 12 seconds to go. Chicago was swept by Green Bay once again in a 35-16 loss that nearly cost the Bears a playoff spot. On November 28, the Bears released Tre McBride. [63], The Bears traded the third-overall pick, a 2017 third-round pick (No. [79] At the end of the camp, the Bears signed veteran tryout and former New York Jets receiver Titus Davis, who retired after the 2016 season before participating at the camp. New Orleans clinched the NFC South division over Carolina based on head-to-head sweep. [103], For the season opener, the Bears were considered an obvious underdog as they faced the Atlanta Falcons, who appeared in Super Bowl LI a year earlier. "[136] To do this, USA Today's Lorin Cox wrote the offensive line needed to stop Ravens nose tackle Michael Pierce, whose 13 stops in 2017 tied for fifth among defensive linemen. [111] Winston's catchers included receivers Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson, along with tight ends Cameron Brate and O. J. Howard; Brate, an Illinois native and Bears fan, had excelled against his favorite team, recording a 46-yard catch in 2015 and a career-high seven receptions for 84 yards and a touchdown in 2016. [135] For the Bears offense, the unit hoped to provide more support for Mitchell Trubisky in his first NFL away game. [27] Two days later, quarterback David Fales also signed with the Dolphins. "We have a lot of faith and confidence in Mitchell. As a result, Joniak stressed the importance of providing a heavy blitz. At this point nobody is sure what fate awaits the Chicago Bears coaching staff in 2017. On the final kickoff, Josh Bellamy handed the ball to Cohen, who threw to Eddie Jackson before the play was stopped as Cohen's lateral was a forward pass. GB – Mason Crosby 50-yard field goal, 13:14. The game remained scoreless through the rest of the half, resulting in overtime. Bradford, who was sacked three times in the first half, was replaced by Case Keenum for the remainder of the game. On November 11, the Bears promoted Jonathan Anderson to the active roster. During Kern's third punt,[97] Robertson-Harris blocked it in the end zone and Adam Shaheen attempted to recover, but was ruled out of bounds, giving the Bears two points via safety. [83], Bears Training Camp was held at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais from July 26 to August 14. "I would still have [come] here," Glennon said. This was their first season since 2008 without Jay Cutler as their starting quarterback, ending an eight-year era. Like in 2016, the first game of the preseason was at home against the Broncos, who defeated the Bears 22–0 in last year's meeting. Cohen later took a direct snap from the center in the Wildcat formation and handed the ball to Jordan Howard, who received assistance on a block by Glennon to score a five-yard touchdown. Following punts on the first two drives of the second half,[174] Trubisky scored on a four-yard touchdown run. Ryan kneeled to seal the Bears' 23–17 defeat.[108]. "Today is the tough part of our results-oriented business but I wish the Bears organization the best for years to come. [137] On defense, the Bears entered the game with the sixth-ranked defense (allowing 305 yards per game) that also ranked ninth in average yards allowed per play (5.07). Jordan Howard would score a three-yard touchdown run on the drive. Down 17–9, Trubisky answered with a 79-yard drive that ended with a 20-yard touchdown pass to Zach Miller, who caught a pass that had been tipped by Andrew Sendejo. He's been coaching in the NFL since 2002, but exclusively on special teams. With San Francisco's optimism in Garoppolo, the Bears had "to ruin that excitement and create some of its own. ATL – Matt Bryant 28-yard field goal, 2:15. [33] Four days later, the Bears signed to a futures contract with wide receiver Rueben Randle. [108] After another Chicago punt, the defense appeared to have forced a fourth down situation on Atlanta until Akiem Hicks was penalized for roughing the passer. LA Rams claimed the No. [143] Trubisky completed just four of seven passes, making him the first quarterback since the 2011 Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow to win a game while completing less than five passes; coincidentally, Tebow's head coach was also John Fox. On November 14, the Bears removed Darreus Rogers from the practice squad. The Bears traded their third-overall pick, third-round pick, a fourth-round pick and a 2018 third-round pick to the 49ers for the second-overall pick. [1] The following day, the Bears fired offensive line coach Dave Magazu and assistant defensive backs coach Sam Garnes. Jeff Joniak emphasized a consistent offensive production against Detroit, one that would be similar to the success in Cincinnati but would be difficult to maintain if the offense was to lose awareness; the Lions defense forced 12 fumbles and 26 sacks, while seven players had intercepted a pass and the unit had seven return touchdowns. Glennon started the first four games of the season, but was benched for Trubisky after a 1–3 start. [102] Trubisky returned to the game in the fourth quarter on two occasions when Shaw was hurt, though he could not lead the Bears on a scoring drive and was sacked at the Browns' nine-yard line on the final play of the game. [161] Stafford kneeled once to seal the Bears loss. [72] The Bears drafted three players from colleges not within the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, the first time the team's draft class featured three non-FBS players since 2002, when the Bears drafted Delaware receiver Jamin Elliott (FCS), Georgia Southern running back Adrian Peterson (FCS) and Tuskegee cornerback Roosevelt Williams (Division II).[73]. [166] Nick Foles relieved Wentz late in the game and lost a fumble to Isaiah Irving, but Corey Graham intercepted Trubisky's pass for McBride. [105] The Bears' 15th-ranked defense (27th in run and seventh in pass) faced a Falcons offense led by 2016 MVP quarterback Matt Ryan and ranked second in offense (fifth in rushing and third in passing). In contrast, the Bears offense's 140 points were the fewest in the NFL, while also having a league-high 40 drives end with punts. per Zach Zaidman of the Bears' Radio Network, Am I going to help Mitch as much as I can. After completing an 11-yard pass to Kendall Wright, Trubisky's next three passes were incomplete. On December 2, the Bears promoted Deiondre' Hall to the active roster. [67] The second fourth-round pick, the 119th-overall from Arizona, was used to select North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen. [94] Down 24–17, Trubisky attempted to rally a late drive and reached the Broncos' 22-yard line, but his final pass to Thompson fell incomplete as time expired. 2 / 61 QB Mark Sanchez. On August 18, the Bears released Hendrick Ekpe. QB battle breakdown 2017. By. [88] To replace Kush, Chicago signed Alabama tight end Brandon Greene, who also played offensive lineman and was a run blocker for the Crimson Tide. Sanchez entered the game for the Bears on the next series, though he fumbled on a snap and the Bears eventually punted. Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans was spotted at the early portion of practice today. Glennon's woes continued when he was intercepted by Robert McClain, who returned the 47 yards for a touchdown. [133] Now trailing by just two points, the Bears elected to go for a two-point conversion, on which they attempted another trick play: Trubisky handed the ball to Howard on what appeared to be a draw play until Howard gave it to Miller, who was running in the opposite direction. [146] Jeff Joniak wrote a goal of the Bears offense would be to get into scoring position; since Mitchell Trubisky became the starter, the offense had entered the red zone only twice in three games, with both trips ending in field goals. On September 2, the Bears placed Connor Shaw. [69] A second Division II player, Kutztown Golden Bears offensive lineman Jordan Morgan, was drafted with Chicago's final pick (a fifth-rounder and the 147th-overall selection); the first Kutztown player to be drafted since Andre Reed in 1985, Morgan started 43 of 44 games with the Golden Bears, winning the 2016 Gene Upshaw Award and being named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Eastern Division Offensive Athlete of the Year, the first lineman to receive the honor. [193], For January 28's 2018 Pro Bowl, no Bears were voted in for the third consecutive year, though Jordan Howard, Kyle Long, Tarik Cohen, and Akiem Hicks were named first, second, second, and fourth alternates for the game, respectively. Cooper raced down the field before suddenly slowing down before he reached the end zone, which allowed Pittsburgh's Vance McDonald to knock the ball away at the one-yard line. On January 1, 2018, after failing to produce a winning season for a third consecutive season, Fox was fired following the Bears 23–10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings the day prior. [124] Trevathan apologized for the hit on Adams, explaining he was attempting to make a play. PHI – Nelson Agholor 0-yard fumble return (Jake Elliott kick), 13:37. The Bears' 30th-ranked offense (11th in rushing and 31st in passing) faced a Vikings defense that led the league, including second-place rankings in rush and pass defense. 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