Monthly Archives: July 2008

Brian Urlacher on Brett Favre

July 31st, 2008 - 2:53 pm

“You can’t even change the channel without people talking about it: Brett Favre wiped his nose today. Brett Favre threw a pass to a high school kid. That’s all you hear about. I wish they’d figure out what they’re going …

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Bears’ running game center of attention

July 31st, 2008 - 1:18 pm

When the season kicks off in Indianapolis on September 7, it won’t matter to me who’s taking snaps from center. Nor do I care who is catching passes or even the ratio of offensive plays to kick returns for one …

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Favre to a division rival?

July 31st, 2008 - 9:12 am

Brett Favre in a Bears jersey? It’ll never happen, right? Favre donning the purple helmet of the Vikings? Also unlikely. Or is it? ESPN.com, among other media outlets, is reporting that the Packers are considering sending Favre to a division …

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Turner updates offensive progress

July 31st, 2008 - 8:23 am

Following the evening practice Wednesday night, offensive coordinator Ron Turner spoke to the media about the progress made by his offense.  Here are a few noteworthy comments: On wide receivers: It depends how it unfolds, but I can see a …

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Tommie Harris on training camp

July 30th, 2008 - 11:19 pm

“You go from a nice big ol’ house to sharing showers and having stalls and having to see dudes’ feet underneath while you’re trying to handle your business.” -Tommie Harris on training camp

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Angelo not concerned about quarterbacks

July 30th, 2008 - 8:13 pm

Jerry Angelo was on The Score earlier this afternoon with Boers and Bernstein.  Here are few of his most interesting comments: Dan Bernstein: Did Devin Hester make more money by holding out? Jerry Angelo: Well, a lot more than he …

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Bears’ Mannings related after all

July 30th, 2008 - 9:54 am

In a piece written by Mike Mulligan, whom I respect a great deal, of the Sun-Times, it is revealed that the Bears’ Ricky Manning Jr. and Danieal Manning are, in fact, related.  They are distant cousins.  Any time two players …

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Favre files for reinstatement

July 29th, 2008 - 4:43 pm

According to ESPN.com, Brett Favre has officially filed his reinstatement letter with the league office. All the weeks — and months — of speculation have reached a culmination. What it means is once Favre is officially reinstated, which could occur …

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Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

July 29th, 2008 - 1:15 pm

As I see it, the Bears have two problems at wide receiver: they don’t have a clear No. 1, and they have too many 2s and 3s. Essentially, Devin Hester is the only receiver who has the potential to be …

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News and tidbits for Monday

July 28th, 2008 - 4:44 pm

With Olin Kreutz still out with a sore Achilles’ tendon, second-year pro Josh Beekman, a personal favorite of mine because of his mean streak, has been gaining reps with the first team offense.  It’s never good for your All-Pro center, …

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