2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
3-13, 4th in NFC North
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Another downfield target to watch

A source confirmed to ESPN that the Bears don't intend to franchise WR Alshon Jeffery, adding the sought-after veteran to a growing list of star receivers expected to be available when free agency begins March 9.

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What's next for Jeffery, Bears? (1:44)
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4hMike Sando

Trades that should happen: Garoppolo to Bears

The Patriots are expected to field offers from multiple teams for their sought-after backup. What should the Bears give up for Garoppolo's services?

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8hJeff Dickerson

Source: Bears unlikely to tag WR Jeffery again

A source confirmed to ESPN that the Bears do not intend to apply the franchise tag to WR Alshon Jeffery this season like they did in 2016. He will reach free agency.

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Saturday on teams that could use Jay Cutler

ESPN NFL analyst Jeff Saturday shares his thoughts on teams that could use Jay Cutler, Brock Osweiler's departure for the Texans and what it's like to be a backup quarterback.

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R&K: Skeptical of Magic & Sando on NFL QBs

The guys are surprised so many people approve of Magic Johnson taking over the Lakers, plus they chat with Mike Sando about where certain NFL quarterbacks will end up.

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R&K: NBA deadline questions & rate stuff

Kanell asks Russillo five NBA deadline questions, Jeff Saturday stops by, Boogie Cousins is introduced as a Pelican and we play overrated, underrated or properly rated.

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R&K: Magic's Lakers aren't a sure thing

The guys are surprised so many people think Magic Johnson is a can't-miss hire for the Lakers, plus who wants Jay Cutler, Amin Elhassan and whether MLB rule changes matter.

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5dJohn Clayton and Mike Sando

Tyrod Taylor at QB for Bears in 2017?

The NFL's quarterback carousel is just starting to get going, but it's never too early to peer into our crystal ball. The Bears need offensive weapons -- a goal the multidimensional Taylor meets.

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Which team is the right fit for Cutler? (1:33)
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Stephen A. blasts Cutler for lack of leadership (1:55)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

I've confirmed Tennessee wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni is leaving for the same position with the Chicago Bears. Rivals.com first reported the move. Azzanni had been one of two holdovers from Butch Jones' first staff at Tennessee.

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Trotter: A team will take a chance on Cutler

ESPN NFL reporter Jim Trotter covers where Jay Cutler and Tony Romo could land, the Bills' plans for Tyrod Taylor, the futures of Colin Kaepernick and Darrelle Revis and Kirk Cousins' value.

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Bears ready to move on from Cutler (1:16)

Team Stats

Passing Yards248.114th
Rushing Yards108.417th
Points For17.428th
Points Against24.924th