Steven Schweickert

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Can the Post-Free-Agency Bears Contend?

Have the moves the Bears made so far allowed them to become contenders for the NFC North?

2014 NFL Draft: NIU Safety Jimmie Ward

If the Bears don't take a safety in the first round, Jimmie Ward might be an option for them in Round 2.

2014 NFL Draft: Florida CB Marcus Roberson

We start looking a little deeper than the first round, checking out defensive back Marcus Roberson

Marshall Wants to Stay a Bear

Brandon Marshall wants to stay a Bear, and he says he wants a deal that allows the team to stay together.

2014 NFL Draft: Mizzou DE Kony Ealy

We look at Tigers defensive end Kony Ealy. Would you be interested in him at the 14th overall pick?

What is Marquess Wilson's Role in 2014?

The Bears may be clearing out space for last year's seventh-round draft pick to get some opportunities. How do you feel about this?

Hester Thinks He Can Play Receiver

Devin Hester said that he'd be open to playing receiver for his new team, whomever it is, after shutting the Bears down for his receiving services this season. The Bears know how Hester as a receiver turned out.

Bears Cut Bush, Attempting to Trade Peppers

The Bears made Michael Bush a cap casualty, and there are reports that Julius Peppers is being shopped.

Bears Re-sign Collins, Palmer to One-Year Deals

The Bears re-signed defensive tackle Nate Collins and quarterback Jordan Palmer on Sunday night.

2014 NFL Draft: Ra'shede Hageman

We turn our attention to Ra'shede Hageman, a defensive lineman with some very interesting tangible attributes. What are your thoughts?

Rebuilding the Bears' Defense in 2014

The Bears' offense quickly rose to the top of the league in 2013. Is such a move in the cards for the defense? Don't get your hopes up.

2014 NFL Draft: DL Aaron Donald

Today we turn our attention to Aaron Donald, the defensive tackle from Pitt. Would you be interested in Donald at 14?

WCG Madden Stream: The Ultimate Team

In this edition of the Madden Stream, we're unboxing a brand-new Ultimate Team!

2014 NFL Draft: DT Timmy Jernigan

Our draft profiles continue with defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan. Are you interested in him?

2014 NFL Draft: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

WCG's look at the draft gets underway, and our first look is at Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.

WCG Madden Stream: Community Day

The WCG Madden Stream returns with Community Day #1, where viewers can actively take on a WCG staff member for all kinds of fame and pride.

2014 NFL Pro Bowl Open Thread

Tonight's the Pro Bowl. Come watch it with us!

Bears Pro Bowlers: Who's Next?

The 2014 Pro Bowl is tonight, but who could be some of the Bears' players in next year's game?

WCG Madden Stream: The Preseason

We left the offseason on a down note, with a bunch of free agents gone and a ton of roster overhaul. Tonight, we'll attempt to patch that and play some real football.

2014 Senior Bowl Open Thread

The Senior Bowl is today! Which prospects are you watching for?

WCG Madden Stream: The Offseason

In this week's Madden stream, we undertake free agency and the draft, and we've already had some interesting developments.

Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Open Thread

Today's a pretty big day in college scouting, with the Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl going on today. Come watch them with us!


WCG Madden Streaming - Offseason Plans

We're putting together plans for our offseason streaming, but we'd also like your input! What do you want to see and what changes would you make to the stream in the future?

Bears Retain Tucker, Fire Phair and Tibesar

Mel Tucker will be returning in 2014, but the Bears have relieved two defensive assistants of their duties.

2014 NFL Playoffs: Chargers vs Broncos Open Thread

The final game of the weekend pits the Chargers against the Peyton Manning-led Broncos. Come watch it with us!

2014 NFL Playoffs: 49ers vs Panthers Open Thread

Today's first game is the 49ers coming off their win over the Packers taking on the Panthers. Come watch it with us!

2014 NFL Playoffs: Patriots vs Colts Open Thread

The second game tonight features the Patriots against the Colts in Foxboro. Come watch it with us!

2014 NFL Playoffs: Saints vs Seahawks Open Thread

The first matchup today is the Saints visiting the Seahawks. Come watch it with us!

Packers Vs Niners Open Thread

This is the second game of Wild Card Sunday, as the NFC North champion Packers take on the fifth-seed Niners.

NFL Playoffs: Bengals Vs Chargers Open Thread

It's Sunday of Wild Card Weekend, and that means two more games. This is the first. Come watch them with us!

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