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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

Relationship between Cutler, Martz under microscope

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 3:17 a.m. ET
Observers around the league are wondering if there is a serious problem brewing between the Bears' Jay Cutler and Mike Martz.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
The Bears have been inconsistent running the ball, and the Bucs have also been very up-and-down defending the run.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says he thinks it's a given that Mike Martz will not be back with the Bears next season.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Donald Penn is athletic for his size, but he should struggle against Julius Peppers' combination of quickness and strength.

Bears 60-second rant: Prove it against winning team

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
If the Bears can't beat the teams with better records than their own in October and November, they won't get a chance to surprise anyone come playoff time.

Bradshaw, Coleman and Hester NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, Eagles S Kurt Coleman and Bears WR-RS Devin Hester were named NFC Players of Week Six.

Briggs: Bears players, management not on same page

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The Bears are coming off a win in Week Six, but all is not well at Halas Hall.

Bears rookie report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Undrafted WR Dane Sanzenbacher had only one catch Sunday, but it was a big one.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Devin Hester is capable of burning the Bucs, but only if Michel Koenen gives him a chance to make a return.

Bears WR Hester slapped at casino

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
A suburban Chicago man has been charged with one misdemeanor count of battery after allegedly slapping Bears WR Devin Hester in the back of the head at a casino.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

Bears need Peppers at his best

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Despite being listed as doubtful for the game on Friday, Julius Peppers played Sunday night vs. the Vikings and was far more effective than he had been in previous weeks.

Bears stock report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:35 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 Six win over the Vikings.

Smith says Hester's chest injury not serious

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Chicago Bears star Devin Hester should be OK after leaving Sunday's win over Minnesota with a chest injury, according to coach Lovie Smith.

Bears players of the week: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 2:29 p.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 Vikings.

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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