Offensive Issue: Pick Up the Slack

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

Two Tight Ends Getting Attention

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

Gilmore First Free Agent to Leave

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

Bears Sign Six More, Release Currie

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

NFL Draft '07: Scouting Virginia

Consistently signing the nations top recruits, the Cavaliers rarely live up to expectations on the field. Yet once again their roster is full of talented NFL prospects from both the senior and underclassman ranks.
July 30, 2006

Profile 2003 - Fontel Mines (WR)

<B>Fontel Mines</B> is a big wide receiver prospect from the state of Virginia.
September 4, 2002

Profile 2003 - Fontel Mines (WR)

At 6'4 and 210 pounds with 4.4 speed, wide receiver Fontel Mines in Richmond, VA will be one of the top targets in the south this year.
April 12, 2002