Monthly Archives: March 2009

Bears upgrade at safety with acquisition of Bullocks

March 11th, 2009 - 6:36 pm

The Bears added depth to their secondary by agreeing to a 1-year deal with free agent free safety Josh Bullocks on Wednesday. He should be able to compete with — and defeat — Craig Steltz for the starting job. Because [...]

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Patience is a virtue few Bears fans possess

March 11th, 2009 - 12:03 pm

With each passing day it seems as though another veteran, sometimes a former Pro Bowler, hits the open market after becoming a victim of his team’s salary cap situation and youth movement. Marvin Harrison, Terrell Owens, Roy Williams, and Jason [...]

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Bears re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

March 6th, 2009 - 11:57 pm

The Bears signed a veteran backup running back to complement Matt Forte, and they didn’t have to look very far to do it. The team agreed to a 2-year contract with free agent Kevin Jones, who played sparingly on offense [...]

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Williams would be better fit than Owens

March 5th, 2009 - 7:44 pm

Less than 24 hours after the Cowboys released wide receiver Terrell Owens, the team continued its systematic dismantling of its roster by cutting ties with safety Roy Williams. Williams had requested a trade earlier this week but was granted his [...]

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Cowboys drop Owens; Bears not an option

March 5th, 2009 - 8:43 am

As was rumored months ago, the Dallas Cowboys released wide receiver Terrell Owens, according to multiple reports. Owens had three fairly successful, yet controversial seasons with the Cowboys where he averaged 78 receptions for 1,189 yards and 12.6 touchdowns. The [...]

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Cutler option not feasible, but veteran backup needed

March 3rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm

As of the time of this post, the lead story on the sports page of ChicagoTribune.com was a column written by David Haugh preaching that the Bears need to pursue Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler. Ironically, the story immediately below that [...]

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