Month: July 2008

Brian Urlacher on Brett Favre

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 2:53 pm by

“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 […] Read the full article »

Bears’ running game center of attention

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 1:18 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Favre to a division rival?

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 9:12 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Turner updates offensive progress

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 8:23 am by

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, […] Read the full article »

Tommie Harris on training camp

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2008 at 11:19 pm by

“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

Angelo not concerned about quarterbacks

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2008 at 8:13 pm by

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, […] Read the full article »

Bears’ Mannings related after all

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2008 at 9:54 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Favre files for reinstatement

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2008 at 4:43 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2008 at 1:15 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

News and tidbits for Monday

Posted in News and Rumors on July 28, 2008 at 4:44 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »