Tag Archives: franchise tag

The Bears Beat (03.04.13): Why reworking Peppers deal might not make sense

March 4th, 2013 - 5:46 pm

A look at why the Bears reworking the Julius Peppers contract might not make long-term financial sense just to free up cap room this offseason. Plus, the challenge the Bears face in freeing up that cap space. And more news [...]

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Game of tag: 2009 Franchise players

February 19th, 2009 - 7:06 pm

There were quite a few teams who slapped the franchise tag on players prior to Thursday’s deadline. Some of those players would have looked nice in a Bears uniform but probably would not have found their way to Chicago courtesy [...]

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Too much risk involved in pursuing Cassel

January 28th, 2009 - 7:27 pm

As the Bears prepare to enter the 2009 off-season with the quarterback position still unsettled, armchair GMs across Chicagoland are offering solutions to fix the decades-long problem. One of the most common names brought up by fans is Matt Cassel, [...]

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