The Chicago Bears announced today that they have traded an offensive guard to the New England Patriots. Details here.

 

The Chicago Bears announced today that they have traded offensive guard and former Wisconsin Badger Ryan Groy to the New England Patriots, according to Sports Illustrated. These early season moves are being directed by Head Coach John Fox and the front office of the Chicago Bears as evaluations continue in the pre-season.

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Ryan Groy signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin in May 2014. He started the 2014 season on the practice squad before being moved up to the active roster in November.

The 24-year-old appeared in four games for Chicago last season, starting three.

The Stateline area will get it's first view o the new Chicago Bears this Thursday when the Bears host the Miami Dolphins on Thursday.

The Patriots start the preseason at home on Thursday against the Green Bay Packers.

If you look at the calendar, there will now be football, college and NFL, every Sunday for the rest of the year. Football fans, take a sigh of relief. You made it through the off season.