Shortly after landing back in Chicago following his game-winning field goal that clinched a 16-14 decision over the Broncos Sunday, Eddy Pineiro was told the bad news. “They cut me,” said Pineiro. “They told me I didn’t make an impact last season so I couldn’t stick around this year.” Bears GM Ryan Pace said letting […]
The Bears today signed three free agents to their roster kicker Chris Blewett, outside linebacker Freddie Canttackle and guard Herman Dontblock.
With his newly rebuilt Bears team destroying the Packers 17-0 at halftime in Green Bay, Chicago signed GM Ryan Pace to a 20-year contract extension before the third quarter.
"When you can get a player of Matt Forte's quality, you go out and do it," said Bears GM Ryan Pace, who let Forte walk after the 2015 season, "Even though he's announced he's no longer going to play, getting Matt in exchange for a fourth-round pick is a steal."
"The K.C. offense was clicking on all cylinders that first half," said Pace. "I sent Matt an offer at halftime and he immediately agreed."
"There are a lot of great candidates out there," said GM Ryan Pace, who just had his contract extended three seasons. "This is where we have to ask ourselves: 'Which of these guys is the perfect coach to fire after three mediocre seasons?'"