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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

Changes, same problems for Bears' O-line

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping this week’s changes to the starting O-line will be the solution to the OL problems they have been struggling with for years.

Bears OG Rachal leaves team for personal reasons

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Bears OG Chilo Rachal left the team for personal reasons. He was placed on the reserve/left squad list.

NFC North Spin cycle: Packers deal Lions tough blow

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Packers ground out a win at Detroit, leaving the Lions with plenty of work to do to get back into the playoff race.

Kaepernick, Smith lead 49ers in romp

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:31 a.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick threw two TD passes and Aldon Smith racked up 5½ sacks as the 49ers crushed the Bears, 32-7 on Monday night.

Report: 49ers QB Smith ruled out, Kaepernick to start

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has been ruled out for Monday night’s game against the Bears, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported.

Ditka hospitalized after minor stroke

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 10:10 p.m. ET
Former Bears coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka suffered a minor stroke on Friday.

Bears announce Campbell will start Monday night

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bears ruled QB Jay Cutler out for Monday night’s game against the 49ers. Jason Campbell will get the start.

Hall Call: Lance Briggs

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
Are Bears WLB Lance Briggs' name and numbers "big" enough for him to one day be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Urlacher says again he'd lie about concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
Bears LB Brian Urlacher said Thursday he would still lie to cover up a concussion, reiterating a point he made earlier in the season.

Jim Harbaugh hospitalized with irregular heartbeat

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is having a minor procedure done at Stanford Hospital on Thursday for an irregular heartbeat.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Bears-Niners bash weighing heavy on brain

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the head-scratching subplots in Monday night's matchup between the Bears and Niners.

Texans LB Dobbins fined $30,000

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Texans LB Tim Dobbins $30,000 on Wednesday for his hit on Bears QB Jay Cutler. Dobbins said he will appeal the fine.

Key matchup: Bears RBs Matt Forte and Michael Bush vs. 49ers defense

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
In today’s Key Matchup we examine one battle that will help decide the Bears-49ers game in Week 11.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Injuries could dull 2012's best one-two prime-time punch

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
What appeared to be great NFL drama in Week 11 took a potentially big hit with three significant QB injuries.

Bears sign QB McCown

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Bears brought back QB Josh McCown on Tuesday and waived TE Brody Eldridge.

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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