Monthly Archives: April 2009

BearsBeat.com 2009 Draft Board: Running Back

April 6th, 2009 - 12:00 am

Here’s a look at how I feel about the 2009 running back prospects. The order may change as draft day nears.

BearsBeat.com 2009 Draft Board: Quarterbacks

April 5th, 2009 - 12:00 am

Here’s a look at how I feel about the 2009 quarterback prospects. The order may change as draft day nears.

It should be mostly defense for Bears in draft

April 4th, 2009 - 11:56 am

Every April, I treat the days leading up to the NFL Draft as if I were cramming for a test back when I was in school. Because I’m not an avid follower of college football, I have to work extra [...]

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Jay Cutler, the new Chicago Bears quarterback

April 3rd, 2009 - 6:08 pm

Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, left, new player Jay Cutler, center, and head coach Lovie Smith pose for a photo during a news conference, Friday, April 3, 2009, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

April 3rd, 2009 - 11:09 am

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. You fondly remember the previous’ [...]

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Bears Beat: Reactions to the Jay Cutler trade

April 2nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm

CBS Sportsline.com’s Clark Judge: “This is my take on the Chicago Bears’ deal for Jay Cutler: They were better off with Kyle Orton. You heard me. Orton can’t throw the ball as far or as straight as Cutler, and you [...]

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Bears shift balance of power with Cutler, Pace acquisitions

April 2nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm

Just yesterday, I wrote a post saying how the Bears could resurface as contenders in the NFC if they pulled off a deal for Denver quarterback Jay Cutler and signed 7-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Orlando Pace. Today, in my [...]

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Angelo: Bears always looking for ways to improve

April 1st, 2009 - 5:43 pm

In an interview with Larry Mayer on ChicagoBears.com, Bears general manager Jerry Angelo discusses the latest rumors about Orlando Pace, Ken Lucas, and Jay Cutler as well as a range of other topics concerning the ball club. I suspected after [...]

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No fooling: Bears could resurface with two moves

April 1st, 2009 - 10:16 am

It’s April Fools Day and it’s customary to play practical jokes on friends, family, and co-workers, but there are some interesting rumors swirling around Chicago that could have immensely positive results for the Bears, assuming there’s no fooling involved. The [...]

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