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Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

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March 27 The new rule says that a ball is deemed a reception when the player has control of the ball, two feet down (or another body part), and makes a football move. A football move is defined as either a third step, reaching/extending FULL STORY

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

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March 25 OK, so NFL rules aren't quite the same as Hamlet's soliloquy, but for several seasons, the conundrum of a catch or not a catch has arguably been the most frustrating on-field controversy that has gripped the league on a weekly basis. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

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March 21 NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced Wednesday that the Competition Committee will recommend new language to determine whether a catch is made. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

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March 14 The move comes only hours before $5.75 million of Mathieu's 2018 salary and $8 million of his 2019 salary were to be guaranteed on Wednesday afternoon, the first day of the new league year. FULL STORY

Reports: TE Burton to sign with Bears

Reports: TE Burton to sign with Bears

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March 13 Tight end Trey Burton is expected to sign a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Reports: WR Robinson to ink 3-year deal with Bears

Reports: WR Robinson to ink 3-year deal with Bears

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March 13 Wide receiver Allen Robinson will sign a three-year, $42 million deal with the Chicago Bears, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. FULL STORY

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

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March 06 Eight days away from the start of the league year, the NFL has revealed the salary cap for 2018 along with the franchise and transition tags. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Bears expected to let Glennon go

NFL Notebook: Bears expected to let Glennon go

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February 14 Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is headed to the short-season developmental Spring League. FULL STORY

Ravens, Bears to meet in Hall of Fame Game

Ravens, Bears to meet in Hall of Fame Game

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February 13 The game will be played on Aug. 2 in the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. It will kick off a weekend of events that includes the formal enshrinement ceremony of the Class of 2018 on Aug. 4. FULL STORY

Bears GM Pace convinced he has right coach

Bears GM Pace convinced he has right coach

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January 09 Ultimately, it mattered more to Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace how Matt Nagy could make the team more competitive than how Nagy's former team failed to hang onto a 21-3 lead in the NFL playoffs. FULL STORY