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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 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 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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