Month: August 2008

Favre says league has reinstated him

Posted in News and Rumors on August 3, 2008 at 10:29 am by

ESPN.com is reporting breaking news that Brett Favre has told Ed Werder that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated him. The Packers refused to confirm or deny that report because today isn’t an official business […] Read the full article »

Bears to face Carolina sans Steve Smith

Posted in News and Rumors on August 2, 2008 at 3:37 pm by

Some angry words, flying fists, and a broken nose later and the Bears will be sitting pretty September 14 against the Carolina Panthers. Carolina has suspended star receiver Steve Smith for the first two games […] Read the full article »

Orton stands out on Family Night

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 11:35 pm by

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in […] Read the full article »

Bears defensive tackles in good company

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 4:38 pm by

Last season, injuries to Tommie Harris, Dusty Dvoracek, and Darwin Walker depleted the middle of the defensive line and left the Bears vulnerable against the run. Upgrading the tackle position was an off-season requirement, one […] Read the full article »

News and tidbits for Friday

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 10:06 am by

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a […] Read the full article »