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Sean Hammond

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Past articles by Sean:

Bears have already spent big, but still have plenty of salary cap room

The Bears went on a spending spree to open the free agency negotiation period Monday. → Read More

Bears now own 10 picks in 2023 NFL draft

After Friday's trade with Carolina of the No. 1 pick for a haul of picks and receiver DJ Moore, the Bears now have 10 picks in the 2023 draft. → Read More

Bears free agency preview: Here are 10 options for Matt Eberflus' defense

Here's 10 potential options for the Bears' defense in NFL free agency, which opens at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. These aren't predictions so much as players who the Bears could take into consideration. With Jaquan Brisker and Eddie Jackson returning, the Bears are set at safety, so that position was not included here. → Read More

Bears free agency preview: Here's 10 options for Luke Getsy's offense

Bears General Manager Ryan Poles has nearly unlimited options ahead of him for bolstering an offense led by quarterback Justin Fields. Here are 10 potential options for the Bears' offense in free agency. → Read More

RB Montgomery likely to hit free agency after Bears decline to use franchise tag

The free agency negotiating period begins 11 a.m. March 13. → Read More

Trade top pick? Or draft Alabama pass rusher Will Anderson? Bears have options

A big focus of last week's NFL Combine was figuring out how to help this defensive line. Alabama defensive end Will Anderson is generally considered to be among the best in this year's draft. He interviewed with the Bears last week and is one a handful of players in contention for the No. 1 overall pick. → Read More

Here's what Ryan Poles' potential trade partners are saying at the NFL combine

Bears general manager Ryan Poles is the most popular man in Indianapolis this week. Behind the scenes combine week is an opportunity for GMs to begin feeling each other out ahead of free agency in March and the draft in April. → Read More

Bears general manager Poles says he has 'always leaned' toward trading top pick

He made it clear Tuesday at the NFL Combine that he's open to all potential options. → Read More

Four burning questions for Ryan Poles, Matt Eberflus ahead of NFL Combine

The NFL world is converging upon Indianapolis this week, where all 32 teams will watch 319 of the top college athletes show off their talents at the NFL Combine. → Read More

Five offensive lineman the Bears may keep an eye on at next week's combine

The NFL combine begins next week. All 32 NFL teams will converge on Indianapolis with a chance to watch 319 of the top prospects show off their talents. The Bears, who have the No. 1 draft pick, are in need of help along the offensive line. Here's 5 lineman they may be keeping an eye on. → Read More

Kansas City Chiefs name former Bears coach Nagy offensive coordinator

The Kansas City Chiefs promoted former Bears head coach Matt Nagy to offensive coordinator on Friday. For Nagy, it's a return to a role he held for two seasons prior to becoming a head coach in Chicago in 2018. Nagy led the Chiefs' offense from 2016-17, during the final years with Alex Smith at quarterback. → Read More

Should the Bears extend wide receiver Darnell Mooney?

Wide receiver Darnell Mooney heads into the final year of his rookie contract this year. He is due for an extension and a pay raise, or he will hit free agency in 2024. Mooney has emerged as a fan favorite and one of the team's only reliable receivers. Should the Bears extend him? → Read More

New contract, franchise tag or goodbye? Bears have to decide on Montgomery

Montgomery has been about as durable as you can ask a running back to be. → Read More

Bears officially release DE Al-Quadin Muhammad

He had just 1 sack in 16 games last season. → Read More

Is former Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy about to move back up the coaching ladder?

Days after wowing everyone in Kansas City with his slick dad dance moves at the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade, former Bears head coach Matt Nagy could be poised to move up the NFL coaching ladder agai → Read More

5 pass rushers for Chicago Bears to keep an eye on at the NFL Combine

The Bears are in prime position to grab one of the top defenders. That discussion largely has been centered on Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter and Alabama pass rusher Will Anderson Jr. → Read More

What a Jaylon Johnson extension might look like for the Bears

If Johnson believes he is worth $20 a year, he likely would have to play out the 2023 season to prove it. → Read More

5 running backs for Chicago Bears to keep an eye on at the NFL Combine

The Bears find themselves in a curious spot at the running back position. David Montgomery is set to become a free agent and will hit the open market if the Bears don't use the franchise tag on him or come to an agreement on a new contract. → Read More

Bears report card: On special teams, Jones showed potential

The Bears should look to keep Santos, Gill and Scales together as kicker, holder and long snapper. → Read More

Here are the players and coaches in Super Bowl 57 with Illinois connections

Here's a long list of players and coaches participating in the Super Bowl who either grew up in Illinois, played or coached football in Illinois, or previously played or coached for the Bears.The players → Read More