Month: September 2008

Thursday roundup

Posted in News and Rumors on September 25, 2008 at 6:01 pm by

Fines levied on pair of Bears A pair of Bears were fined this week for penalties in Sunday’s Buccaneers game. Cornerback Charles Tillman was fined $5,000 for his unnecessary roughness penalty in overtime, which gave […] Read the full article »

Bears continue to fall in power rankings

Posted in News and Rumors on September 24, 2008 at 4:39 pm by

Last week, the Bears hardly moved in the power rankings because most national experts knew they played the Panthers tough and it was a game they should have won. This week, while most of those […] Read the full article »

Millen regime over in Detroit

Posted in News and Rumors on September 24, 2008 at 11:42 am by

Several media outlets are reporting that Matt Millen is leaving his post as the Detroit Lions’ president and general manager. All I can say is… it’s about time. Under Millen’s watch, which extends back to […] Read the full article »

Bears’ 2005 Draft class all but wiped out

Posted in News and Rumors on September 24, 2008 at 6:47 am by

With the release of wide receiver Mark Bradley, the Chicago Bears’ 2005 Draft class is just about dried up. The lone remaining player from one of, if not the worst of Jerry Angelo’s draft classes […] Read the full article »

Bears claim CB Hamilton, waive WR Bradley

Posted in News and Rumors on September 23, 2008 at 7:35 pm by

The Bears claimed cornerback Marcus Hamilton off waivers from the Buccaneers and waived wide receiver Mark Bradley on Tuesday. Hamilton, in his second season, made his NFL debut this week against the Bears after spending […] Read the full article »

Agent: Packers CB Harris likely done for season

Posted in News and Rumors on September 23, 2008 at 3:29 pm by

The agent for Green Bay Packers cornerback Al Harris said his client suffered a torn spleen on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys and is likely done for the season. Sure, I’ve made fun of […] Read the full article »

Mike Brown has career game?

Posted in News and Rumors on September 23, 2008 at 9:57 am by

As reported by the Sun-Times’ Brad Biggs, Bears safety Mike Brown was credited with a career-best 17 tackles in Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after coaches reviewed the game film. Tackles are not […] Read the full article »

Bears traveling down familiar path?

Posted in News and Rumors on September 22, 2008 at 10:15 am by

A lot of people like to compare this year’s Bears with the 2005 version. Kyle Orton was under center, an elusive running back (Thomas Jones then, Matt Forte now) was in the backfield, the receiving […] Read the full article »

Bears-Buccaneers postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 21, 2008 at 3:57 pm by

They blew it. They simply blew it. For the second straight week, they had control of the ballgame and they wrapped it up in gift wrap and presented it to the other team. I don’t […] Read the full article »

Hester out, Peterson up

Posted in News and Rumors on September 21, 2008 at 10:37 am by

Lovie Smith was on Bears Gameday Live, a pregame show on Fox, and he confirmed that Devin Hester will be out for this game against the Buccaneers and Adrian Peterson will suit up in his […] Read the full article »