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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 claim LB Williams off waivers

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have claimed LB Jabara Williams off waivers from the Rams.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says there are three players more valuable to the Bears than Matt Forté.

Five Packers questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush asks PFW editor/publisher and Westwood One sideline commentator Hub Arkush five Packers-related questions.

Bears release veteran S Harris

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
The Bears have released SS Chris Harris, the latest in a series of shakeups to their defensive backfield over the past few weeks.

Forte 'puzzled' by state of negotiations with Bears

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Matt Forté's agent, Adisa Bakari, told PFW Wednesday that he has not had discussions with the Bears about a new contract during the team's bye week.

Brees, Briggs and Crosby named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees, Bears LB Lance Briggs and Packers PK Mason Crosby were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Seven.

Bears 60-second rant: Pass rush not there yet

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
A question that persists is whether any Bears defensive linemen will step up and be a source of pressure on quarterbacks each and every week.

Bears rookie report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
For the second straight week a rookie defender made a big play in a Bears win.

Bears stock report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Seven win over the Buccaneers.

Bears need steady hand from Martz post-bye

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Mike Martz has not been quick to make the necessary adjustments to his play-calling in each of his seasons with the Bears.

Bears players of the week: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Buccaneers.

Forte runs Bears to victory in London

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Forte ran for 145 yards and a touchdown and the Bears held on to beat the Buccaneers 24-18 on Sunday in London.

Bears-Buccaneers prediction

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Buccaneers.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Mike Martz needs to make sure OTs J'Marcus Webb and Lance Louis get plenty of help against Tampa Bay's pass rush.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Brian Urlacher and the Bears' defense will face Bucs RB Earnest Graham on Sunday with LeGarrette Blount sidelined by a knee injury.

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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