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6-10, 4th in NFC North

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery deflected questions about his failure to secure a long term deal, saying on Thursday that he's, "blessed and does have a contract" in the form of the one-year guaranteed franchise tag amount of $14.599 million. Jeffery did not want to speculate about next year when he could leave the Bears via free agency.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears rookie Leonard Floyd, who left practice on a cart because of an illness, tells us he just has a stomach bug and expects to practice on Friday. Floyd said the trainers told him not to push it today, but he wanted to practice because he knew fans were excited to see the first round pick play.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears head coach John Fox said first-round pick Leonard Floyd left the field today because of an illness. Fox says Floyd has been sick for several days and should be okay.

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Gase's move to Miami sends ripple effects

Adam Gase taking over in Miami will loom large in 2016, and not just for the Dolphins. Jay Cutler and the Bears' offense might not be the same without him, Dan Graziano writes. Moves with immediate impact

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears top pick Leonard Floyd taken back to the locker room on a cart. Team expected to update after practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and Alshon Jeffery hope to spend camp working on their chemistry. Jeffery missed much of training camp last year because of injuries.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears practice is officially underway at ONU. Full roster expected minus the three players on PUP.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears signed DB Brandon Boykin and WR B.J. Daniels and officially placed Pernell McPhee, Amini Silatolu and Marquess Wilson active/PUP for the beginning of training camp. Boykin has appeared in 64 career games with 7 starts over four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (2012-14) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2015).

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Pernell McPhee begins training camp on PUP

Veteran pass rusher Pernell McPhee, who came into camp "at a really good weight," is dealing with a lingering knee issue, said GM Ryan Pace.

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Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox (0:40)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears general manager Ryan Pace does not feel Alshon Jeffery will be affected by the lack of a long term deal. Pace called the negotiations with Jeffery "friendly" and feels the WR is in a good place.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears GM Ryan Pace announces that OLB Pernell McPhee will open camp on the PUP list. McPhee missed the entire offseason program due to a knee procedure.

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Is 'Good Jay' here to stay in Chicago?

Jay Cutler is quietly coming off perhaps his best season with the Bears, posting his highest TD-to-INT ratio (1.91) and yards per attempt (7.6) since joining the team. Top stats to know

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WRs who make more than Antonio Brown

Several other wideouts make more money than the league's most productive receiver, who will get $6.3 million in base salary this year. Alshon Jeffery and Demaryius Thomas will each make more than twice that.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Cutler feels the transition in the offseason from OC Adam Gase to Dowell Loggains was "seamless." Cutler also excited to spend an entire camp working with receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, both of whom battled injuries last summer.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears three-time Pro Bowl selection Kyle Long tells us he's eager to move back to right guard and provide leadership on the offensive line. As for training camp? "This place is football heaven," Long said. "And there is a Dairy Queen right down the street."

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears camp is underway with veterans Danny Trevathan and Tracy Porter meeting the media in downstate Illinois. Quarterback Jay Cutler, head coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace will speak to reporters later.

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Trio of Bears make all-retirement team

Three former Bears landed on our star-studded squad of players who called it quits this offseason. Two were in Chicago for short periods, but the third is a Bear through and through. All-retirement team

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The ball is now in Alshon Jeffery's court

The Bears didn't meet Jeffery's asking price by July 15, and now the wideout will play the 2016 season on the franchise tag. A big year could lead to an even bigger payday, whether in Chicago or not. Unhappy with contracts

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.923rd
Rushing Yards115.711th
Points For20.923rd
Points Against24.820th

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