Month: August 2008

Erik Kramer on Marcus Harrison

Posted in News and Rumors on August 31, 2008 at 6:56 pm by

“What’s Marcus Harrison doing jumping offsides? It’s not like a 300-pounder is going to go block the punt. Just hold up your guy. Of course, what do I know about special teams?” -Bears’ preseason color […] Read the full article »

2008 season looking like 2005 all over again

Posted in News and Rumors on August 31, 2008 at 10:56 am by

Does anybody remember this prediction? Or the results of this polling? Or the promotion of this guy? How about any of these quotes? “Even a healthy Rex Grossman won’t prevent Chicago from finishing last in […] Read the full article »

Final Cutdown: Around the League

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2008 at 9:20 pm by

Buffalo Bills Courtney Anderson, Will James, Donnie Spragan, LB Jon Banks, LB Marcus Buggs, LB Blake Costanzo, OL Dustin Dickinson, OT Patrick Estes, FB Jonathan Evans, OL Robert Felton, DB Dustin Fox, OL Christian Gaddis, […] Read the full article »

Bears 53-man roster

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2008 at 5:43 pm by

NFL teams had until 5 PM Saturday to make their final cuts to get their roster number down to 53 players. Here was my hypothetical 53-man roster if I were the Bears’ GM. The only […] Read the full article »

New rule change addresses Bears-Eagles play

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm by

A new rule change in the NFL this season addresses — whether it’s directly or indirectly is unknown — a play that occurred in the Bears-Eagles game last year. The new rule states: It will […] Read the full article »

Chad Johnson is now Chad Ocho Cinco

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2008 at 3:16 pm by

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ocho Cinco, formerly Chad Johnson, legally changed his last name in order to be permitted to wear “Ocho Cinco” on the back of his uniform.

Bengals receiver legally changes last name

Posted in News and Rumors on August 29, 2008 at 5:20 pm by

For those of you who have yet to participate in your fantasy football league drafts, make sure you don’t select wide receiver Chad Johnson from the Cincinnati Bengals, because the next owner may draft Chad […] Read the full article »

My Chicago Bears 53-man roster

Posted in News and Rumors on August 29, 2008 at 4:25 pm by

It’s time to play Armchair GM and put together the Bears’ 53-man roster as if I were in charge of the team. Quarterback (3): Kyle Orton, Rex Grossman, Caleb Hanie. Orton is the starter and […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 29, 2008 at 12:09 am by

The first thing on my mind following tonight’s game was that the defense looked like swiss cheese once again. Granted, they didn’t game plan for the Browns nor did they scheme to put much of […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

Posted in News and Rumors on August 27, 2008 at 11:24 pm by

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things […] Read the full article »