Month: March 2009

Nothing easy about Bears preseason schedule

Posted in News and Rumors on March 30, 2009 at 2:10 pm by

The 2009 preseason schedule was unveiled and the Bears will certainly have some good competition to get them ready for the regular season. The Bears will open the preseason on the road against Dick Jauron’s […] Read the full article »

Michael Vick has no place in Chicago

Posted in News and Rumors on March 27, 2009 at 2:29 am by

Years ago, when it became apparent that Michael Vick was a better athlete than a quarterback, the idea of switching him from the guy who threw passes to the one who caught them was brought […] Read the full article »

Bears swap tackles, sign Browns’ Shaffer

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2009 at 4:07 pm by

The Bears signed veteran offensive tackle Kevin Shaffer on Wednesday to help bolster a depleted offensive line. Shaffer was replaced in Cleveland by former Bear John St. Clair, so the Bears and Browns essentially traded […] Read the full article »

New rule changes addressing safety

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2009 at 7:04 am by

When NFL owners get together around this time each year, new ideas are passed around with ways to possibly make the game more enjoyable for fans or to make the competition more fair according to […] Read the full article »

Bears add more depth at safety with Earl

Posted in News and Rumors on March 24, 2009 at 9:16 pm by

The Bears on Tuesday officially signed safety Glenn Earl to a one-year contract, a move that was expected to occur over the weekend. Earl spent a few seasons with former Texans and current Bears secondary […] Read the full article »

Season-opener could set tone for 2009 campaign

Posted in News and Rumors on March 23, 2009 at 5:06 pm by

It comes as no surprise that the Bears will begin the 2009 season on the road considering the report that U2 is to hold a concert at Soldier Field the day before the first Sunday […] Read the full article »

Are Bears eyeing an OT in the first round?

Posted in News and Rumors on March 20, 2009 at 5:59 pm by

At the outset of free agency, the Bears offered free agent offensive tackle John St. Clair a modest contract which he eventually turned down in favor of a deal with the Cleveland Browns, leaving the […] Read the full article »

St. Clair chooses Browns; Bears need to respond

Posted in News and Rumors on March 17, 2009 at 5:55 pm by

The Bears’ hope of re-signing John St. Clair to maintain continuity on the offensive line was quashed Tuesday when St. Clair signed a three-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. The contract, according to the Sun-Times’ […] Read the full article »

Bowman to free safety a fantastic move

Posted in News and Rumors on March 16, 2009 at 4:49 pm by

I couldn’t have been more pleased to read today on that second-year cornerback Zackary Bowman will be moved to free safety, where Lovie Smith feels he has a better chance at competing for playing […] Read the full article »

Will Angelo take a first round wide receiver?

Posted in News and Rumors on March 14, 2009 at 9:13 am by

According to, ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. and colleague Todd McShay both have predicted the Bears will select Maryland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey with the 18th pick in the first round of the […] Read the full article »