Patrick Finley

Chicago Bears reporter

Patrick Finley covers the Chicago Bears for the Chicago Sun-Times.

The Bears closed on the 326-acre former Arlington International Racecourse property last month and will decide in the coming months whether to pursue building stadium — in addition to hotels, shops and restaurants — on the property.
Rodgers wants a trade to the Jets, but the two sides have yet to agree on trade compensation.
The Bears believe in Fields, but they also believe he needs to improve on his performance from last season.
New Bears president/CEO Kevin Warren said that the team’s focus remains on building a stadium – in addition to hotels, shops, restaurants and more — in Arlington Heights.
General manager Ryan Poles said he’ll sit down with chairman George McCaskey and incoming president/CEO Kevin Warren as he tries to decide whether the team has interest in drafting Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter.
The Bears thought they had made a competitive offer to keep Montgomery. Then he signed a three-year deal with the Lions for similar money: $18 million.
Speaking under a palm tree Monday at the NFL’s annual meetings, Poles explained why he chose his own quarterback over drafting one.
Minutes before head coach John Harbaugh was set to meet the media at the NFL’s annual meeting Monday, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson dropped a bombshell, Tweeting that he asked for a trade March 2.
Speaking at the NFL’s annual meetings Monday morning, Robert Saleh said he’d like to have his quarterback in the Jets’ facility by now.