RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Sidney Jones IV still has not been cleared to play after a concussion he suffered earlier this month, bringing into question his availability for the season opener on Sept.
CHICAGO BEARS (6-11)
New faces: GM Ryan Poles, coach Matt Eberflus, LB Joe Thomas, CB Kyler Gordon, S Jaquan Brisker, WR Velus Jones Jr., DE Al-Quadin Muhammad, DL Justin Jones, KR/PR Byron Pringle, QB Trevor Siemian, TE Ryan Griffin, LB Matthew Adams, CB Tavon Young, FB Khari Blasingame, LB Nicholas Morrow, C Lucas Patrick, TE James O’Shaughnessy, DB Dane Cruikshank, WR David Moore, WR N’Keal Harry, G Michael Schofield, OT Riley Reiff.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Whether it’s been injury or underperformance, Artie Burns has never quite matched the expectations that followed him coming out of college.
But he still has the talent that made him a first-round selection six years ago.
39. CHICAGO BEARS (6-11)
LAST SEASON: Chairman George McCaskey opted to stick with former general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy after the Bears went 8-8 in the regular season two years in a row.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks made their first two deals outside of their own free agents, agreeing to terms on contracts with defensive end Uchenna Nwosu and cornerback Artie Burns on Wednesday.
CHICAGO BEARS (6-11)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Allen Robinson, DT Akiem Hicks, QB Andy Dalton, TE Jimmy Graham, RT Germain Ifedi, S Tashaun Gipson Sr., PR/WR Jakeem Grant Sr., LT Jason Peters, P Pat O'Donnell, G James Daniels, TE Jesse James, RB Damien Williams, S Deon Bush, WR Marquise Goodwin, LB Christian Jones, S DeAndre Houston-Carson, G Elijah Wilkinson, WR Damiere Byrd, LS Patrick Scales, LB Alec Ogletree, CB Artie Burns, LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe, DE Bilal Nichols.
CHICAGO (AP) — Thomas Graham Jr. and the Chicago Bears held Justin Jefferson in check. Robert Quinn and company managed to slow Dalvin Cook.
The penalties, the overall discipline issues, that was just too much for them to overcome.
DALLAS AT KANSAS CITY
Cowboys: LT Tyron Smith; CB Kelvin Joseph; CB Nahshon Wrigh; SS Israel Mukuamu; WR Simi Fehoko; QB Will Grier.
Chiefs: RT Lucas Niang; DT Khalen Saunders; CB Deandre Baker; RB Derrick Gore; QB Shane Buechele.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery will return to the lineup for Monday night's game against Pittsburgh.
The Bears activated Montgomery off injured reserve hours before kickoff.
If you read the story our Joe Rutter posted about Steelers cornerback Artie Burns, you may have walked away saying, "Flip over, Artie. You're all done on this side."
If you didn't, you will after you hear the quotes in the interview spoken out loud.