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Patrick Mannelly

Patrick Mannelly - #65 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 04/18/1975
Birthplace Atlanta, GA
College Duke
Years played 16
Drafted 1998, 6th round, 36th pick by Bears

Bears sign TE Eldridge

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Bears signed TE Brody Eldridge to a reserve/future contract on Wednesday, the team announced.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Getting on board with Bears GM Emery

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has a good vibe about the Bears after GM Phil Emery’s New Years’ Day press conference.

NFC North Spin cycle: Packers, Vikings in, Bears left out

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Vikings earned a rematch with Green Bay in the wild-card playoffs but the Bears have nothing to show for 10 regular-season wins.

Bears fire Lovie Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bears fired head coach Lovie Smith, the team announced on Monday.

Bears hang on, defeat Lions 26-24

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown, and the Bears kept their playoff hopes alive - for now - with a 26-24 win over the Lions.

Bears add RB Unga, waive Ozougwu

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The Bears elevated RB Harvey Unga to the active roster from the practice squad and waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.

Will Bears keep Pro Bowl CB tandem together for long?

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Bears CBs Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings are not young players any more, but they are not getting any cheaper with age.

Key matchup: Bears defense vs. Lions WR Calvin Johnson

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
In Wednesday’s key matchup, we look ahead to Sunday’s meeting between the Bears and Lions.

Bears sign S Nolan

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Bears signed S Troy Nolan, the team announced Wednesday. Chicago had an open roster spot after waiving WR Dane Sanzenbacher. 

Bears waive WR Sanzenbacher

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
The Bears waived second-year WR Dane Sanzenbacher on Monday, the team announced.

Bears LS Mannelly signs extension

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Bears announced a one-year extension for LS Patrick Mannelly on Monday. 

Week 17 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Seeding is up for grabs in the AFC, while five teams fight for two spots in the NFC playoffs in Week 17.

NFC North Spin cycle: Packers roll, Vikes control fate

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Packers might have wrapped up the North, but the Vikings' win Sunday means they control their fate in Week 17.

Bears 'D' scores twice in win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense scored two touchdowns and the Bears beat the Cardinals 28-13 on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Mannelly through 2013. The team announced the deal Monday.||||||| The veteran long snapper holds the franchise record for games played (230) and seasons (15). He is the only player from the 1998 draft still with the team that picked him.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Mannelly suffered a season-ending torn anterior-cruciate ligament in his knee Sunday against San Diego.||||||| He was injured on a punt in the second quarter.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Mannelly has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Chicago Bears.||||||| Mannelly, the Bears' career leader in games played with 204, got a two-year extension that runs through the 2012 season.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Mannelly set a Bears record by playing in his 192nd game, moving past Steve McMichael.||||||| Mannelly, in his 13th season with the Bears, set the record on a missed field goal by Robbie Gould early in the first quarter against Green Bay on Monday night. He was a sixth-round draft pick out of Duke by Chicago in 1998. McMichael, a defensive tackle, was a member of the Bears' 1985 Super Bowl champions.
Posted Feb. 14, 2005
Mannelly, who had been eligible to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2005 campaign, has signed a six-year contract extension with the Chicago Bears. The offensive lineman, who has appeared in 109 games in his seven seasons in Chicago, serves as the team's long snapper.|||||||

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