While the receiving corps leaves a lot to be desired for the Chicago Bears, tight end is believed to be a spot of strength. But here is the key question: Can excellent tight ends make up for an average group of receivers? In Part IV of this five-part series, the TEs are under the microscope.
July 2, 2009
The Chicago Bears didn't make much of an effort to keep John Gilmore, but the reserve tight end did serve a critical role on offense. With few veterans left in free agency, team scouts are looking for a replacement in the NFL Draft. Two prospects have caught their eye recently. Find out who inside ...
March 21, 2008
Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has put a priority on bringing back his own free agents, but he's already lost of them them to the open market. Backup tight end John Gilmore is headed to the Sunshine State as the newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
February 29, 2008
The Bears held their rookie mini camp this past weekend and got to see some of the latest additions up close. Six more undrafted free agents were brought aboard and signed contracts with the team, but Jerry Angelo & Company also decided they couldn't wait around for Airese Currie anymore. The oft-injured, two-year veteran was released by the organization on Monday.
May 7, 2007