Bears' signings are salary-cap bargains - Brad Biggs: The Bears' total salary-cap hit for James Anderson, Kelvin Hayden, and Jonathan Scott will be less than $2.5 million for the 2013 season.
Bears among those with some cap pressure - Moon Mullin: Bears are in a decent overall position as regards the salary cap, with no major 2013 contracts to do other than perhaps adding a veteran O-lineman and a couple of other players.
Armando Allen signs exclusive rights tender - Larry Mayer: Allen's 46-yard touchdown run late in a 41-3 blowout win over the Jaguars in Jacksonville last Oct. 7 was the Bears' longest TD run since Matt Forte's 68-yarder on Oct. 10, 2010 in Carolina.
Emery needs to strengthen Bears OL - Dan McNeil: If Notre Dame center Braxston Cave is still there in the fourth round, get him.
Draft previews - CSNChicago's draft capsules of names often seen bandied about on WCG: MLB Manti Te'o, OT Barrett Jones, OG Jonathan Cooper, OT Lane Johnson, TE Tyler Eifert, LB Arthur Brown, OG Chance Warmack, LB Kevin Minter, and WR Tavon Austin.
Urlacher's exit surprising to Suggs - Vaughn McClure: Terrell Suggs knows what it means to lose one of the greatest MLBs of all time.
Garza attending fundraiser Saturday in McHenry - Larry Mayer: Roberto Garza is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser Saturday at McHenry West High School to benefit the family of Dayana Garcia, a 12-year-old girl who died in a house fire March 8.
Julius Pepper. Singular.
Draft preview - Daniel Jeremiah: Which teams could trade up in Round 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft? Which teams could trade down? Which prospects could spur activity?
Know thy enemy: Lions - Dave Birkett: Darrius Heyward-Bey is all for reuniting with Matthew Stafford, who he’s known since the two trained together in Arizona before the 2009 draft.
Know thy enemy: Packers - Adam Schefter: Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are getting closer to a long-term contract extension that would make the star QB the highest-paid player in NFL history, according to league sources.
"Stuff NFL Free Agents Say" put Anthony Adams on the map as far as fun videos go. Here are some outtakes.