Month: May 2009

Bears sign seven of nine draft picks

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm by

The Bears certainly had a busy Friday afternoon. In addition to extending defensive lineman Israel Idonije’s contract by two years, and signing free agent linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa to a one-year deal, the Bears agreed to […] Read the full article »

Bears sign LB Tinoisamoa to one-year deal

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 5:01 pm by

The Bears strengthened the linebacker position by agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent Pisa Tinoisamoa on Friday. Tinoisamoa led the Rams in tackling in four of his first six seasons in the league […] Read the full article »

Bears extend Idonije two years

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 11:13 am by

The Bears on Friday agreed to a two-year contract extension with defensive lineman Israel Idonije, which will expire at the conclusion of the 2011 season. The Bears have said they wanted to get a deal […] Read the full article »

ESPN’s KC Joyner on Jay Cutler and Bears fans

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 10:57 am by

“Regarding Cutler, I’ve said many times and I’ll say it again – he’ll make Bears fans remember Rex Grossman quite fondly.” -ESPN’s KC Joyner about Jay Cutler and Bears fans reactions to him in a […] Read the full article »

Rashied Davis on Jay Cutler

Posted in News and Rumors on May 24, 2009 at 9:38 am by

”He’s expected to [defecate] gold, excuse my language.” -Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis on the unrealistically high expectations thrust upon new quarterback Jay Cutler. The actual word Davis uses makes it funnier, but Davis is […] Read the full article »

Vikings’ Williamses likely to face suspension

Posted in News and Rumors on May 23, 2009 at 1:49 pm by

NFL.com is reporting that a federal judge has dismissed most of the claims made by Minnesota Vikings defensive tackles Pat and Kevin Williams over their positive test for a banned diuretic. While it’s not guaranteed, […] Read the full article »

The buzz around OTA Day 1

Posted in News and Rumors on May 20, 2009 at 8:22 pm by

It comes as no surprise that the national media was in heavy attendance for the Bears’ first day of organized team activities Wednesday. A Pro Bowl skill position player, specifically at the dreaded quarterback position […] Read the full article »

Start of OTAs offers small glimpse of what’s to come

Posted in News and Rumors on May 20, 2009 at 6:08 am by

The Bears will participate in their first organized team activity on Wednesday and, like a kid immediately following Christmas, experiment with their new toys. What happens today, barring a freakish accident of some sort, will […] Read the full article »

Notebook: New Orleans gets Super Bowl XLVII

Posted in News and Rumors on May 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm by

NFL owners voted Tuesday to award Super Bowl XLVII (that’s 47, for the laymen) in 2013 to New Orleans, which will host its first NFL championship game since Hurricane Katrina hit the city hard in […] Read the full article »

Gruden on MNF should be short, entertaining ride

Posted in News and Rumors on May 18, 2009 at 10:03 pm by

There will be a new face featured on Monday Night Football telecasts for the upcoming NFL season, but it’ll be a far cry from the menacing scowl we’ve come to expect from former Raiders and […] Read the full article »