Player Page

Turk McBride | Defensive Lineman | #94

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 278
College: Tennessee
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (54) / KC
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Bears released DL Turk McBride (Achilles') with an injury settlement.
Coming off two straight ineffective seasons and a serious injury, McBride is going to struggle for looks in 2014. The Bears have added DE Josh Williams to take his place. Wed, Jul 31, 2013 10:55:00 AM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Bears DL Turk McBride has been diagnosed with a ruptured Achilles' tendon, and is done for the season.

The seventh-year pro was looking to latch on in Chicago as a nickel specialist. McBride suited up just 15 times over the past two seasons in New Orleans. Although he's still only 28, an Achilles' issue is going to jeopardize McBride's career considering his recent play.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 11:09:00 AM

Bears agreed to terms with DL Turk McBride, formerly of the Saints, on a one-year contract.

McBride is coming off an underwhelming two-year stint in New Orleans where he was active just 15 times and registered only two sacks. A nickel specialist, his snap count will be limited in Chicago if he can crack the 53-man roster.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 01:04:00 PM

The Bears will host free agent DL Turk McBride on Tuesday.

Though younger, McBride would be a homeless man's version of Israel Idonije as a defensive end on early downs who kicks inside in the nickel. McBride was the 54th overall pick in the 2007 draft. He's never been a high-impact player.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 04:11:00 PM

Turk McBride is expected to open the season as the Saints' starting right end with Will Smith out on suspension.

Smith is suspended the first four games for his bounty-scandal role. McBride also started during Smith's two-game StarCaps suspension last season, and generated five quarterback hurries in those contests. He'll return to a backup role once Smith returns. McBride had two sacks in eight 2011 appearances.
Mon, Jun 4, 2012 09:20:00 AM

Saints re-signed DE Turk McBride to a one-year contract.

McBride looked like a shrewd signing last summer after a five-sack season in Detroit, but he had no noticeable impact in New Orleans. The 27-year-old finished with two sacks in only eight appearances and was a healthy game-day scratch for much of the season. McBride shouldn't struggle to make the 53-man roster, but he's not the answer to the Saints' pass-rushing woes.
Fri, Mar 9, 2012 03:47:00 PM

Turk McBride is expected to take over as the Saints' starting left defensive end following Alex Brown's release.

First-round pick Cam Jordan has started his career slowly, while McBride racked up six tackles and a sack in the first three preseason games. The job may eventually go to Jordan, but McBride is currently the superior option. In eight starts last season, McBride tallied five sacks and three forced fumbles.
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 01:10:00 PM

Saints agreed to terms with DE Turk McBride, formerly of the Lions.

The 26-year-old McBride can play both end and tackle, and he recorded career highs in sacks (5) and forced fumbles (3) as an eight-game starter in Detroit last season. The signing makes it increasingly unlikely that the Saints will be able to afford bringing back Alex Brown. They have Will Smith, rookie Cam Jordan, McBride, and promising rush specialist Junior Galette at end.
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 10:17:00 PM

Lions extended an original pick restricted free agent tender to DE Turk McBride.

The catch is that McBride is a four-year vet, so the tender is likely to be rendered meaningless by the next CBA. McBride did set career highs across the board last season, racking up five sacks and 33 tackles in 15 games.
Thu, Mar 3, 2011 08:00:00 PM

The Lions hope to re-sign impending free agent DE Turk McBride.

The Lions coaching staff appreciates McBride's versatility and he finally showed a pass-rushing knack. The 25-year-old played well down the stretch at right end, replacing an injured Kyle Vanden Bosch. McBride finished with a career-high five sacks, three of which forced fumbles.
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 09:53:00 AM

Turk McBride started at defensive end over Cliff Avril for the Lions in Week 5.

McBride was in on early downs while Avril came in for passing situations. Lions coach Jim Schwartz continues to juggle his defensive lineup.
Mon, Oct 12, 2009 11:49:00 AM

Lions claimed DE Turk McBride off waivers from the Chiefs.

A Copeland Bryan release is likely forthcoming. Theoretically, McBride's move back to a 4-3 defense after failing in Kansas City's 3-4 system would help him, but the guy's never produced in any scheme. He has one career sack.
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 03:51:00 PM

Chiefs waived LB Turk McBride.

McBride was never a good fit for the Chiefs new 3-4 defense. Expect the Lions, with former Chiefs coordinator Gunther Cunningham running the defense, to snatch up the 2007 second-rounder.
Tue, Sep 15, 2009 05:25:00 PM

The Chiefs have moved 2007 second-round pick Turk McBride to outside linebacker.

McBride, who's never played linebacker at any level, lacks the body type and speed for the position. The former defensive tackle is going to have a hard time making the team behind Mike Vrabel, Tamba Hali, and Monty Beisel.
Mon, Jun 1, 2009 11:51:00 PM

Chiefs placed DE Turk McBride (forearm, shoulder) on injured reserve, ending his season.

McBride, a 2007 second-round pick, has proven to this point that he was not deserving of that high a selection. It's unclear who will take his starting position at RE, but the Chiefs' options after McBride are not any good.
Wed, Nov 19, 2008 01:43:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Josh Freeman
3Phillip Sims
4Bryan Bennett
5G.J. Kinne
6B.J. Daniels
7Johnny Manziel
8Seth Lobato
9Christian Ponder
10Bryn Renner
11Ryan Williams
12Tim Tebow
13Brad Sorensen
14McLeod Bethel-Thompson
15Matt Blanchard
16Pat Devlin
17R.J. Archer
18Garrett Gilbert
19Cody Fajardo
20Shane Carden
21Griffin Neal
22Jerry Lovelocke
23Chase Rettig
24Chandler Harnish
25Jake Waters
RB1Arian Foster
2Joseph Randle
3Toby Gerhart
4Zurlon Tipton
5LaMichael James
6Alonzo Harris
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Josh Harris
10Anthony Dixon
11Rajion Neal
12Ross Scheuerman
13Kenneth Harper
14Jawon Chisholm
15Brandon Ross
16Jerome Smith
17Michael Dyer
18Jeremy Stewart
19LaVance Taylor
20Lache Seastrunk
21Keshawn Hill
22Kevin Monangai
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Joe Don Duncan
5Ryan Mueller
6Henry Hynoski
7Derrick Coleman
8Brad Smelley
9Trey Millard
10Abou Toure
11Jordan Campbell
12Emil Igwenagu
13Zach Boren
14Kiero Small
15J.C. Copeland
16John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Dwayne Bowe
6Preston Parker
7Kris Durham
8Josh Morgan
9Jacoby Ford
10Tyler Davis
11Tevin Reese
12Ricky Collins
13Zach D'Orazio
14Kenzel Doe
15Damaris Johnson
16Robert Herron
17Solomon Patton
18Damian Williams
19Reggie Dunn
20Armon Binns
21Carlton Mitchell
22Nick Harwell
23Kain Colter
24Jeff Beathard
25Tyler McDonald
26Ezell Ruffin
27DaVaris Daniels
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Joseph Anderson
32Josh Stewart
33Quenton Bundrage
34Josh Harper
35Marquez Clark
36L'Damian Washington
37David Porter
WR21Brian Hartline
2Roddy White
3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Marcus Thigpen
6Denarius Moore
7Joe Morgan
8Austin Pettis
9Ryan Broyles
10Jacoby Jones
11A.J. Jenkins
12Emory Blake
13Onterio McCalebb
14Tandon Doss
15Mike Brown
16Devante Davis
17Devon Wylie
18Jimmie Hunt
19Marlon Brown
20Phil Bates
21Ryan Lankford
22Milton Williams III
23Michael Preston
24Isiah Ferguson
25Daniel Rodriguez
26James Butler
27Marcus Harris
28Ryan Whalen
29Clyde Gates
30Tom Nelson
31Paul Browning
32Austin Willis
33Andre Davis
34Demetrius Wilson
35Josh Reese
36Trevor Harman
37Saalim Hakim
38Juron Criner
39Chris King
40Trindon Holliday
41Christion Jones
WR31Andre Johnson
2Marques Colston
3Riley Cooper
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Chase Ford
6Beau Gardner
7Mickey Shuler
8D.J. Williams
9Rob Blanchflower
10Jacob Maxwell
11Mike McFarland
12Nick Kasa
13Richard Gordon
14Chase Dixon
15David Paulson
16Cameron Clear
17Steve Maneri
18Jimmay Mundine
19Kevin Greene
20Brandon Barden
21Gerell Robinson
22Dan Light
23Jordan Thompson
24Jay Rome
25Jake Murphy
26Ryan Taylor
27Brett Brackett
28Michael Egnew
29Adrien Robinson
LT1Pierce Burton
2John Fullington
3Eugene Monroe
4Tyson Chandler
5Micah Hatchie
6Will Beatty
7Jason Fox
8Luke Marquardt
9Keith Lumpkin
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Antoine Everett
3Edawn Coughman
4Ben Heenan
5Sean Hickey
6Valerian Ume-Ezeoke
7Darren Keyton
8Tanner Hawkinson
9Cory Tucker
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Julian Vandervelde
3Khaled Holmes
4Braxston Cave
5Brian De La Puente
6Ben Clarke
RG1Jahri Evans
2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Paul Fanaika
5Leon Brown
6Adam Replogle
7Ronald Patrick
RT1Mike Adams
2Tayo Fabuluje
3Lamar Holmes
4Zeth Ramsay
5Kelvin Palmer
6Patrick Miller
K1Josh Scobee
2Shaun Suisham
3Brandon Bogotay
4Kyle Brindza
5Brad Craddock
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Jaden Oberkrom
9Corey Acosta
10Mike Meyer
11Andrew Furney
12Justin Manton
13Ty Long