LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears' standoff with Roquan Smith took another turn Wednesday when the team removed the star linebacker from the physically unable to perform list a day after he went public with a trade demand.
Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles plans to continue to work for a contract extension with linebacker Roquan Smith instead of his request to be traded.
Smith, who is under contract through the 2022 season, is staging a “hold-in” and attending practices without actually practicing until he gets an extension, but Tuesday he made public an official request for a trade.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Star linebacker Roquan Smith and defensive end Robert Quinn showed up Tuesday on time for the Chicago Bears' first training camp under general manager Ryan Poles and coach Matt Eberflus.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions running back D’Andre Swift hurt his right shoulder in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears and was not cleared to return on Thursday.
Bears receiver Marquise Goodwin left the game with a foot injury, linebacker Roquan Smith had a hamstring injury and fellow linebacker Sam Kamara was evaluated for a concussion in the first half.
CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields got his first extended look as a pro. And it might be a long-term arrangement.
Fields played the second half after Andy Dalton exited with a knee injury against his former team, and the rookie quarterback used Chicago's stellar defensive performance to direct the Bears to a 20-17 victory over Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Coming off one of his best games as a pro and facing a defense that struggled in a season-opening loss, Joe Burrow looked as if he might be in for another big outing.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Roquan Smith wore a smile on his face, and a Chicago Bears uniform for the first time since training camp started.
The Bears on Tuesday got a first look at their first-round round draft pick 30 days after he was supposed to report with rookies for camp.
BOURBONNAIS -- First-round draft pick Roquan Smith remains out of camp as his contract negotiations drag on, but Bears coach Matt Nagy shed some new light on the stalemate, specifically contract language that would address a new rule on initiating contact with the helmet.
BOURBONNAIS – When the Chicago Bears arrived at their summer home in Bourbonnais last Thursday, a week earlier than at any time in recent memory thanks to their presence in this year’s Hall of Fame Game and sans top pick Roquan Smith, GM Ryan Pace’s attitude basically was, what, me worry?
Bears top pick Roquan Smith remains unsigned and won't report to training camp in Bourbonnais on Monday with the rest of Chicago's rookies absent a new deal, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reports.
The Bears had been on the trail Georgia ILB Roquan Smith for a long time before they made him the eighth overall pick in the draft Thursday night.
“Probably about midseason,” G.M. Ryan Pace said, when he was asked when Smith first surfaced on the Bears’ radar.
On the first day of the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, former Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith was selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the draft with the eighth overall pick.
Smith, a native of Montezuma, Georgia, opted to forgo his senior season at Georgia and enter the 2018 NFL Draft after leading the team in tackles his junior year in 2017 with 137, as he led the Georgia defense to a Rose Bowl win and an appearance in the national championship game.