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Bears’ Zach Miller Announced Retirement

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Chicago Bears veteran tight end Zach Miller has announced his retirement from the NFL, in a post on his official Instagram page.

“The time has come to move on from playing the game of football,” Miller wrote. “It has been an incredible journey for myself and my entire family and we can’t thank you enough for your continued support. I would love more than anything to step on Soldier Field one last time but I physically cannot give the game and our fans what they deserve.”

Miller suffered a devastating dislocated left knee injury during a game, which resulted in 9 surgeries to get right. Furthermore, Miller was told by doctors that he was at risk for losing his leg after he tore his popliteal artery.

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Bears’ Mitchell Trubisky Excited for Revamped Backfield

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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is excited about the revamped backfield on the team as they approach the 2019 season.

Tarik Cohen, David Montgomery and Mike Davis currently comprise the Bears three-headed monster running back rotation.

“We’ve got a three-headed monster that’s going to be able to make huge plays for this offense,” Trubisky said, according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune . “Very talented guys and pretty much handpicked by (general manager) Ryan Pace and Coach Nagy. I 100 percent believe in those guys.

“Just being around Mike and being back with Tarik, you just feel like these guys really fit this offense and are able to do the things we want them to do — running the zone scheme, making guys miss, extending plays, running guys over and catching the ball out of the backfield. That’s what we expect from David and Mike.”

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Bears Sign Kevin Pierre-Louis

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The Chicago Bears have signed veteran linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis to a one-year pact as the post-May 7th free agency period kicked off, according to an official team announcement.

Pierre-Louis, 27, has been mostly a backup in his career, but is also familiar with Bears head coach Matt Nagy from their time together with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Pierre-Louis reached free agency after the New York Jets declined his 2019 contract option.

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Bears Hire Brad Childress

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The Chicago Bears have hired Brad Childress as a senior offensive assistant, according to an official teal announcement.

Childress, 62, was hired by the Bears as an offensive analyst last year, but he never worked for the team as he ended up taking a head coaching job with the Atlanta Legends of the now-defunct AAF.

Childress brings with him decades of experience, including head coaching experience from his time at the helm of the Minnesota Vikings.

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