Month: September 2008

Bengals sign ex-Bear Benson

Posted in News and Rumors on September 30, 2008 at 5:44 pm by

Seeking a complement at running back to start Chris Perry, the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed former Bear Cedric Benson. Benson will take over the role held by DeDe Dorsey, who was placed on injured […] Read the full article »

Kiffin out as Raiders head coach

Posted in News and Rumors on September 30, 2008 at 5:39 pm by

Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin was fired by the organization Tuesday, one day after the firing of St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan. It was just a matter of time before the move happened, […] Read the full article »

First quarter awards

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 6:48 pm by

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I […] Read the full article »

Jets’ DB Smith fined, suspended for hit on Bolden

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 6:15 pm by

New York Jets safety Eric Smith has been fined $50,000 and suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Anquan Boldin. After the hit, Bolden collapsed in the end zone and […] Read the full article »

Bears Beat: The buzz about the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 10:13 am by

After a big prime time victory over one of the preseason NFC favorites, the media is buzzing. Here is some commentary following the Bears’ victory over the Eagles Sunday night: The Bears had the ball […] Read the full article »

Level of bitterness emanating from Philly

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 9:40 am by

We know all too well how the Chicago media can get, but after reading this story from Philly.com, there’s a whole new level of bitterness I’ve come to realize. This quote struck me the most: […] Read the full article »

Rams fire Linehan

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 9:37 am by

After starting the season 0-4 and virtually losing control of the team, the St. Louis Rams fired head coach Scott Linehan Monday morning. Linehan had a 11-25 record in his first stint as a head […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 10:53 pm by

Ugly wins count just the same. When the season is drawing to a close, no one is going to look back and say this win doesn’t count because it was ugly. And we can finally […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 9:04 pm by

For the third time in four weeks, the Bears head into halftime with a lead. It’s now up to them to finish the game. If I had to guess what word was being tossed around […] Read the full article »

Inactives for Bears-Eagles game

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 7:09 pm by

Out for tonight’s Bears-Eagles game: Tommie Harris Earl Bennett Chris Williams Dan Buenning Craig Steltz Marcus Hamilton Matt Toeaina Caleb Hanie (emergency QB)