Month: August 2008

10 things to watch in preseason Game 2

Posted in News and Rumors on August 16, 2008 at 10:43 am by

The Bears concluded their training camp in Bourbonnais on Thursday with a light, free-spirited practice in which players exchanged jerseys and had a walkthrough preparing for tonight’s second preseason game in Seattle. Much like last […] Read the full article »

Bears QBs atop the one important statistical category

Posted in News and Rumors on August 15, 2008 at 4:33 pm by

Say what you want about the Bears’ quarterbacks: they lack consistency, one doesn’t have the arm to make the necessary NFL throws but won’t make mistakes, the other has a cannon for an arm but […] Read the full article »

Bears set to close training camp

Posted in News and Rumors on August 13, 2008 at 11:14 pm by

The Bears will have their final practice of the 2008 training camp Thursday, and it will be closed to the public. Even though there are still three and a half weeks of preseason remaining until […] Read the full article »

Bears absorbing cheap shots, verbal abuse

Posted in News and Rumors on August 12, 2008 at 3:54 pm by

I love the Internet. I always have and always will. It’s one of my biggest passions in life. And yet, with every good thing, there must be at least some negative. One of my least […] Read the full article »

Muhsin Muhammad on the Chicago Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on August 11, 2008 at 1:11 pm by

“That’s right. It’s where receivers go to die.” -Carolina wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad on the Chicago Bears.

Wolfe playing hurt

Posted in News and Rumors on August 11, 2008 at 9:24 am by

Apparently Garrett Wolfe can play hurt, because the second year back had a successful game against the Chiefs on Thursday and has been playing with a sore hamstring for some time now. In a story […] Read the full article »

Thoughts and observations from Bourbonnais

Posted in News and Rumors on August 10, 2008 at 9:46 am by

I made the 2-hour trek down south to Bourbonnais Saturday night to watch the Bears practice, and, I have to admit, while I appreciate the opportunity to watch them in person and get a good […] Read the full article »

Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

Posted in News and Rumors on August 9, 2008 at 11:34 am by

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball […] Read the full article »

Brett Favre the New York Jet

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2008 at 5:01 pm by

Brett Favre holds up his new New York Jets jersey at Cleveland Browns Stadium before an NFL exhibition football game between the Jets and the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, in Cleveland. Favre […] Read the full article »

Williams to miss extended time

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2008 at 10:01 am by

Nothing that happened in Thursday night’s preseason game was nearly as significant as the news which broke prior to kickoff. Rookie left tackle Chris Williams, who had been out of practice for two weeks with […] Read the full article »