Month: February 2009

Bears RT Tait expected to retire

Posted in News and Rumors on February 14, 2009 at 9:53 am by

The Bears’ off-season to-do list just got a little bit longer as right tackle John Tait has informed the Bears he is strongly contemplating retirement. As reported by the Sun-Times’ Brad Biggs and the Tribune’s […] Read the full article »

Bears say goodbye to Booker once more

Posted in News and Rumors on February 13, 2009 at 3:22 pm by

The Bears parted ways with wide receiver Marty Booker for the second time in his career, opting to cut the receiver after just one disappointing season with the team. Booker spent the first five seasons […] Read the full article »

Trio of top-tiered receivers seeks trades

Posted in News and Rumors on February 12, 2009 at 11:23 pm by

Don’t expect the Bears to pursue any of Rosenhaus’ three disgruntled wide receiver clientele. If the Bears are serious about upgrading at wide receiver, which was arguably their worst position last year, they surely must […] Read the full article »

Nothing special: Bears fall from top spot

Posted in News and Rumors on February 8, 2009 at 2:18 pm by

It comes as no surprise that the Bears’ special teams has fallen from the top spot in the NFL rankings compiled by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News. The Bears have held the top […] Read the full article »

Angelo has given no reason for optimism

Posted in News and Rumors on February 6, 2009 at 12:00 am by

Contrary to the impression the headline leaves, I consider myself an optimistic, glass is half-full kind of guy. But every now and then, I like to turn up the heat and play a different role. […] Read the full article »

Brett Basanez on whether he can handle the weather

Posted in News and Rumors on February 4, 2009 at 4:46 pm by

“I said if they need to test me I’ll come out there in February and wear nothing but my skivvies out there if they want.” -New Bears quarterback Brett Basanez’s response to a question from […] Read the full article »

Bears sign QB Basanez

Posted in News and Rumors on February 3, 2009 at 5:38 pm by

The Bears made their first player move of the off-season by signing former Northwestern and Carolina Panthers quarterback Brett Basanez to a two-year contract. The move is hardly worth mentioning as it doesn’t make the […] Read the full article »

SB43 Verdict: Good game, but overhyped

Posted in News and Rumors on February 2, 2009 at 7:40 pm by

Was anybody as surprised to see the guy on the right walk off the field disappointed as they were watching the guy on the left? I wasn’t. I greatly respect and admire Chicago Sun-Times columnist […] Read the full article »

Super Bowl XLIII Prediction

Posted in News and Rumors on February 1, 2009 at 8:47 am by

Here we go. It’s the biggest game of the year and, sadly, the last real game of significance before we become devoid of football for the next six months. I have 99 losses on the […] Read the full article »