The Bears got their pass-catching tight end in Martellus Bennett — who can also block — but now it appears they’re looking to add a blocking tight end as reports say they’re showing interested in former Chief Steve Maneri. Also, the Bears will bring in free agent defensive end Turk McBride for a visit on Tuesday.

Bears showing interest in TE Maneri
Mon Mar 18 11:31:00 2013
The Chicago Bears revamped their tight end position by signing Martellus Bennett last week and now Steve Maneri, a converted …

Chicago Bears Playbook: Martellus Bennett’s Skill Set
Mon Mar 18 17:00:08 2013
In a West Coast Offense like Marc Trestman’s, the first duty of a tight end is to block. Don’t take my word for it, …

How Bears could make the money work for Brian Urlacher
Mon Mar 18 16:16:28 2013
SEAN JENSEN: After he opened free agency with a splash for a …

Cowboys might not be an option for Brian Urlacher
Mon Mar 18 16:14:00 2013
The one club not named the Bears linked to Brian Urlacher is …

Urlacher losing leverage, as Cowboys don’t make sense
Mon Mar 18 15:43:01 2013
The Cowboys have been mentioned as an option for free agent linebacker Brian Urlacher. But the Cowboys themselves dismissed …

Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and beyond
Mon Mar 18 15:02:41 2013
1) I understand the thought process of the proposed rule that will stop running backs from leading with the crown of …

Source: Bears, Texans in lead for TE Maneri
Mon Mar 18 14:40:17 2013
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears and Houston Texans are the frontrunners to land former Kansas City Chiefs blocking tight end Steve …

Panthers bringing D.J. Moore in for a look
Mon Mar 18 14:18:42 2013
“The Bears didn’t want him but the Panthers might” is on the verge of becoming a miniseries. According to Vaughn …

Source: DE McBride to visit Bears Tuesday
Mon Mar 18 14:03:50 2013
CHICAGO — Free agent defensive end Turk McBride is scheduled to visit the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, according to a league …

Steelers sign TE Matt Spaeth (The Associated Press)
Mon Mar 18 13:44:45 2013
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Spaeth is coming back to Pittsburgh.

Dollars and sense: Roach cashes in with Raiders
Mon Mar 18 13:43:00 2013
If the Chicago Bears were going to match the contract Nick Roach received from the Oakland Raiders, they were going to need to …

Chicago Bears Once Again Looking for Answers at Backup Quarterback (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Mar 18 13:41:00 2013
COMMENTARY | You can’t count on your starting quarterback to stay healthy over the course of the grueling NFL season. Having a …

Reviewing the madness of free agency
Mon Mar 18 13:32:38 2013
Let’s review the first seven days of free agency.

Source: Roach 4-year deal worth $13M
Mon Mar 18 13:20:09 2013
CHICAGO — Former Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach signed a four-year, $13 million contract with the Oakland Raiders that …

Bears should draft a quarterback next month
Mon Mar 18 13:00:06 2013
Phil Emery knows what he is doing. In his short tenure with the Bears he has identified the needs of the team, analyzed …

Frazier: Ponder remains Vikings’ starting QB
Mon Mar 18 11:54:00 2013
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier moved quickly to defuse any quarterback controversy, saying Christian Ponder is the …

2013 NFC free-agent moves, by team (Pro Football Weekly)
Mon Mar 18 11:53:11 2013
Updated 12:53 p.m. ET on Monday, March 18

Steelers sign TE Matt Spaeth
Mon Mar 18 09:45:05 2013
Matt Spaeth is coming back to Pittsburgh.

Chicago Bears: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History
Mon Mar 18 07:40:00 2013
Picking the Chicago Bears’ biggest draft day regret is like selecting the worst bottom bracket team in the NCAA Basketball …

Bears chairman leaving Brian Urlacher call to his GM
Mon Mar 18 06:55:42 2013
If Brian Urlacher returns to the Bears, it won’t be because of the emotional appeal. Bears chairman George McCaskey told Kevin …

Draft Spotlight: G Jonathan Cooper
Mon Mar 18 05:34:53 2013