Jordan J. Wilson

NFL, Football, MLB, Baseball
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Indianapolis, Indiana


Jordan J. Wilson is an Indianapolis-based reporter who covers the NFL and MLB for, with a focus on the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals.

He has previously covered all levels of sports — high school, college and pro — for a variety of publications, including The Indianapolis Star, The News-Gazette, Springfield State-Journal Register and Peoria Journal Star.

In 2018, his reporting earned him a first-place award from the Illinois Press Association for Best Promotion of Public's Right to Know at the Northwest Herald. He also received an honorable mention in the Community Service category during the same year.


Jordan Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in News-Editorial Journalism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2016 with a minor in English/Literature.

He was also selected as a National Writing Finalist for the Hearst Journalism Awards Program after placing seventh in the sports/breaking news writing category and ninth in the personality/profile writing category.

Latest Articles From Jordan J. Wilson

  • Insider Floats Possibility of Bears Trade to ‘Protect’ Caleb Williams

    NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah has floated the possibility of the Bears trading up to help "protect" Caleb Williams for the long haul.

  • Bears ‘Win-Win’ Trade Proposal Lands 2 1st-Rounders for 9th Pick

  • Jaquan Brisker Sends Message on Criticism of Bears & Caleb Williams

  • Bears Proposed Trade Flips No. 9 Pick to Raiders for ‘Disruptive’ D-Lineman

  • Bears Trade Proposal Passes on Caleb Williams for 3 Premium Picks

  • NFC Scout Fuels Rumors About Bears’ Trade Plans for No. 9 Pick

    An NFC scout dropped some intriguing intel about league expectations for what the Chicago Bears will do with the No. 9 pick in the NFL draft.

  • Bears’ Ex-Starting Receiver Signs New Deal With Saints: Report

  • Bears Floated as Option for $12 Million WR on ‘Chopping Block’

  • Bears $23 Million Pro Bowler Dubbed Team’s Most Overpaid Player

  • Bears $76 Million Star Claims Justin Fields’ Former Jersey Number

  • Eddie Jackson Breaks Silence on Release From Bears

    Eddie Jackson, the Chicago Bears' former starting free safety, is finally breaking his silence about his release early in the 2024 offseason.

  • Jackson Powers-Johnson Sparks Rumors of Landing With Bears

  • Bears Host Marvin Harrison Jr. & Fastest WR in NFL Draft for Visits

  • Former $118 Million QB Floated as Bears Backup for Caleb Williams

  • Bears’ Former 40-Game Starter Signs New Contract With Broncos

  • Jayden Daniels Visit Plans Intensify Rumors About Bears’ QB Pick

  • Bears Bring in Rome Odunze Ahead of Visit With Another Top WR

  • New Details Emerge From QB Caleb Williams’ Visit With Bears

  • Ex-Packers Running Back Bolts for 1-Year Deal With NFC Rival

  • Bears Land ‘Future’ No. 2 Receiver, Day 2 Pick in Proposed Trade

    The Chicago Bears might be able to trade back for additional capital and still land a premium talent at wide receiver in the 2024 NFL draft.

  • Bears’ Former Defensive Starter Unretires, Signs With Falcons

  • Chase Claypool Update Opens Door for Ex-Bears WR to Exit NFL

  • Bears Top 30 Visit Tracker: Laiatu Latu Among Latest in Halas Hall

  • Packers Legend Calls Out How GM Handled Aaron Jones’ Release

  • Trade Proposal Moves Bears Back to No. 13, Blocks Vikings From QB

    The Chicago Bears may have a golden opportunity to trade back in the 2024 NFL draft and block the Vikings from getting their new quarterback.

  • Bears Trade Pitch Lands ‘Dynamic’ DT, Top-50 Pick for 1st-Rounder

  • Packers’ Matt LaFleur Breaks Silence on Departure of Aaron Jones

  • Bears Trade Proposal Swaps Former Starter for Cowboys’ Pick

  • Packers Declared ‘Best Landing Spot’ for Former 1st-Round Pick

  • Bears Projected to Make ‘Elite’ Trade for $44 Million Defensive Star

    The Chicago Bears are projected to take their defense to "elite status" and trade for Commanders star defensive tackle Jonathan Allen.