Monthly Archives: July 2008

Williams avoids holdout, agrees to deal

July 23rd, 2008 - 1:25 pm

Rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams has avoided a holdout by agreeing to a 5-year deal with the Bears, just hours before the first practice of training camp. Williams, as you may recall, publicly stated that the word “holdout” was not …

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Bears kick off training camp at 3 PM

July 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 am

Bears fans needn’t fret anymore; the Bears are back in town. Well, Bourbonnais, anyway. Players reported to Olivet Nazarene University yesterday and will practice for the first time at 3 p.m. today. In his training camp eve speech to reporters, …

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Urlacher shown the money

July 22nd, 2008 - 9:40 am

Although I’ve doubted Brian Urlacher would miss any training camp — he was, after all, at the mandatory off-season workouts even though he skipped the voluntary ones — Urlacher’s contract status was a bit of a blip on the radar. …

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Let’s talk Bears!

July 21st, 2008 - 10:03 pm

It’s getting increasingly hot outside.  Major League Baseball concluded it’s All-Star break and will be heading into it’s home stretch shortly.  And there’s a fresh wave of optimism sweeping the country.  All signs point to the beginning of training camp …

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