Month: February 2009

Bears interested in safety Sharper?

Posted in News and Rumors on February 28, 2009 at 6:40 pm by

Make of it what you will, but TwinCities.com — the online version of the St. Paul Pioneer Press — is reporting that the Bears are interested in free agent safety Darren Sharper. Sharper, 33, is […] Read the full article »

Cassel traded to Chiefs

Posted in News and Rumors on February 28, 2009 at 12:10 pm by

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired quarterback Matt Cassel from the New England Patriots, the NFL Network reported Saturday. Adam Schefter, writer and analyst for the Network, said he believes the Chiefs will not be giving […] Read the full article »

Bears address offensive line quickly

Posted in News and Rumors on February 27, 2009 at 9:03 am by

It’s unusual for Bears general manager Jerry Angelo to strike quickly in free agency unless there’s an urgency at a particular position. With John Tait considering retirement and John St. Clair possibly departing as a […] Read the full article »

Expect Bears to be slow out of free agency gates

Posted in News and Rumors on February 26, 2009 at 9:29 am by

The 2009 NFL free agency period kicks off at 11:01 p.m. Thursday night — which is Friday morning Eastern time — and it’s highly unlikely the Bears will be making immediate headlines like they did […] Read the full article »

Harrison a good fit, but carries a big price

Posted in News and Rumors on February 24, 2009 at 8:01 pm by

The Colts parted ways with veteran wide receiver Marvin Harrison after 13 seasons together, a move not many would have thought they’d ever see. Then again, nobody ever thought the 49ers would part ways with […] Read the full article »

Let the Crabtree debate begin… and end

Posted in News and Rumors on February 21, 2009 at 11:20 am by

The NFL Network reported on Saturday that Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, the top wide receiver prospect entering the 2009 NFL Draft, will require surgery to repair a “slight stress fracture” in his left […] Read the full article »

NFL prospect Kenny Britt on Devin Hester

Posted in News and Rumors on February 21, 2009 at 10:00 am by

“I feel like I could go in there and see Devin Hester as my mentor.” -NFL prospect Kenny Britt of Rutgers when asked about the possibility of playing for the Bears. If he thinks Hester […] Read the full article »

Game of tag: 2009 Franchise players

Posted in News and Rumors on February 19, 2009 at 7:06 pm by

There were quite a few teams who slapped the franchise tag on players prior to Thursday’s deadline. Some of those players would have looked nice in a Bears uniform but probably would not have found […] Read the full article »

Keeping Tillman at cornerback the correct decision

Posted in News and Rumors on February 17, 2009 at 2:28 pm by

For the past few years, the popular topic of discussion around town was moving cornerback Charles Tillman to safety because he’s a big, physical defensive back who can strip the ball with the best of […] Read the full article »

(Official) end of an era for Brown, Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on February 14, 2009 at 10:23 am by

According to the Sun-Times, the Bears have informed safety Mike Brown that he will not receive a contract offer and the team will part ways with the 9-year pro. There was a time in Chicago […] Read the full article »