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Turk McBride

Turk McBride - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 278 lbs.
Birthday 05/30/1985
Birthplace Camden, NJ
College Tennessee
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 22nd pick by Chiefs

Bears sign RB Forte to four-year deal

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with RB Matt Forté, hours before the league’s deadline to sign franchised players to long-term contracts.

Report: Bears, Forte close to new deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
An NFL Network report says that RB Matt Forte and the Bears are "extremely close" to agreeing on a long-term deal.

Not divisional faves, but watch out for Bears, Bills, Seahawks

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Packers, Patriots and 49ers are big favorites in their divisions, but don't forget about the Bears, Bills and Seahawks, who are close behind.

Holdouts would impact fantasy value for top backs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew, Matt Forté and Ray Rice could see their fantasy draft positions impacted because of their unsettled contract situations.

Prove-it season ahead for Bears DT Melton

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Bears DT Henry Melton had some great spurts in 2011, but he also disappeared for lengthy stretches.

Briggs: Bears could have best team he's played on

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Pro Bowl LB Lance Briggs believes big things could be in store for the Bears this season.

Holdout possible, but Forte plans to play in '12

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forte told reporters on Friday that he will not miss the 2012 regular season.

Bears look for stability at safety

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
After burning through eight different starting safety tandems last season, will Chris Conte and Major Wright put a stop to the revolving door at the position?

Jaguars add QB Enderle

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed former Bears QB Nathan Enderle, who was waived last week.

Ex-NFL lineman Alonzo Spellman released from jail

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Former NFL DL Alonzo Spellman has been released from the Tulsa County Jail after pleading no contest to a variety of charges.

Bears eager to unleash 'hungry' rookie McClellin

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to see DE Shea McClellin's competitive nature at full throttle when he returns in late July.

Bears waive QB Enderle

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Bears waived QB Nathan Enderle following their three-day minicamp, the team announced Thursday.

Bears terminate contract of OL Wrotto

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Bears have cut ties with veteran OG Mansfield Wrotto. His contract was terminated on Thursday, the club announced.

Forte absent as Bears open minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
The Bears opened minicamp, and one key piece was missing — Matt Forté. However, it wasn't unexpected, as he hasn't signed his franchise tender.

Bears make changes to player personnel department

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Bears GM Phil Emery revamped the team’s player personnel department on Tuesday, expanding the department from 12 to 18 individuals.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 20, 2013
McBride and the Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract.||||||| The 6-foot-2, 278-pound McBride has appeared in 66 games and made 24 starts over six seasons with Kansas City (2007-08), Detroit (2009-10) and New Orleans (2011-12). He has 9 1/2 sacks, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in his career. The team announced the deal on Wednesday.
Posted Jan. 07, 2012
The New Orleans Saints have scratched defensive end Turk McBride for Saturday night's playoff game against Detroit.||||||| McBride was not on the injury report after playing against Carolina last week, but has been inactive much of the season because of left ankle soreness.
Posted July 31, 2011
McBride has agreed to contract terms with the New Orleans Saints, adding depth at a position where the Saints may need it in the beginning of the season.||||||| Saints spokesman Greg Bensel confirms the addition of the 6-foot-2, 278-pound McBride, a five-year veteran who has started 12 games during the past two seasons for the Detroit Lions. The Saints are expecting starting defensive end Will Smith to be suspended for the first four games of the season, stemming from his use of StarCaps weight-loss pills.
Posted Sept. 17, 2009
The Detroit Lions have acquired McBride on a waiver claim from the Kansas City Chiefs.||||||| Thursday's announcement comes one day after the Lions cut defensive tackle Orien Harris. McBride had been playing linebacker after being a starter most of last year at defensive end. The Chiefs cut him Tuesday. McBride was a second-round draft choice in 2007 out of Tennessee.
Posted Nov. 21, 2008
The Chiefs placed McBride on injured reserve Thursday with a shoulder injury.||||||| McBride made nine starts in the Chiefs' first 10 games of the season, totaling 41 tackles, sixth-most on the team. The 2007 second-round pick out of Tennessee should return as a starter in 2009.

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