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Kyle Long isn't joining the Jets, calm down Bears fans, he's staying retired

Kyle Long isn't joining the Jets, calm down Bears fans, he's staying retired

Siiiiiiggggghhhhhhhh. 

On Friday afternoon, for whatever reason, Jets reporter Manish Mehta tweeted this out: 

He also pinned it! Which is pretty bold! It's an odd rumor to tweet out because Kyle Long is actually retired as hell. 

Case in point:  

and this: 

and wow actually this too: 

In fact, just Twitter search 'Kyle Long retired' or even just 'Kyle Long' and the answer's pretty evident. But rumors, rumors are no fun unless we are apart of one, so in that sense, this was great. In every other sense, this was dumb. 

Bears’ free agent linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis to sign with Washington

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Bears’ free agent linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis to sign with Washington

The Bears 2020 situation at linebacker is becoming clearer. With Ryan Pace signing Danny Trevathan to a three-year contract extension and Nick Kwiatkoski reportedly to sign with the Las Vegas Raiders (for a whopping estimated $21 million over three years, with $13.5 million guaranteed), the last free agent linebacker on the Bears roster still up in the air was Kevin Pierre-Louis. 

Not anymore. It was reported Pierre-Louis will sign with Washington. According to Ian Rapoport, it's a one-year deal that could be worth as much as $3.45 million.


Pierre-Louis was drafted in 2014 by the Seattle Seahawks and has played with the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. He came to Chicago in 2019 from New York and had three starts and 37 combined tackles this season. 

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Cody Parkey's reportedly trying out for the New York Jets

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Cody Parkey's reportedly trying out for the New York Jets

WELL here's an interesting tweet: 

It's the first real Parkey news since, you know, that whole thing. He kicked under Jets coach Adam Gase while the two were in Miami, so this isn't exactly surprising. Current Jets kicker Taylor Bertolet had a preseason to forget, going 5-for-8 on field goals and 2-for-5 on PATs. 

Meanwhile, it's sounding more and more like Eddy Pineiro is going to be the Bears' Week 1 kicker, so maybe both sides can finally have some closure. Maybe one day soon they can run into each other at a coffee shop and it won't be weird.