Monthly Archives: May 2009

Bears sign seven of nine draft picks

May 29th, 2009 - 5:06 pm

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 terms with seven of their …

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Bears sign LB Tinoisamoa to one-year deal

May 29th, 2009 - 5:01 pm

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 and will likely become the …

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Bears extend Idonije two years

May 29th, 2009 - 11:13 am

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 done with Idonije while exploring …

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ESPN’s KC Joyner on Jay Cutler and Bears fans

May 29th, 2009 - 10:57 am

“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 chat session.

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Rashied Davis on Jay Cutler

May 24th, 2009 - 9:38 am

”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 spot on with his analogy.

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Vikings’ Williamses likely to face suspension

May 23rd, 2009 - 1:49 pm

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, it’s likely that they’ll wind …

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The buzz around OTA Day 1

May 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm

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 which has become a black …

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

May 20th, 2009 - 6:08 am

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 have little to do with …

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Notebook: New Orleans gets Super Bowl XLVII

May 19th, 2009 - 6:23 pm

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 2005. They might want to …

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Gruden on MNF should be short, entertaining ride

May 18th, 2009 - 10:03 pm

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 Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden. “Chucky”, …

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