Monthly Archives: July 2009

Bears wrap up first day of 2009 training camp

July 31st, 2009 - 8:25 pm

As the first day of the 2009 training camp comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the news, observations, sights and sounds from Bourbonnais. Cutler has slow start: New Bears quarterback Jay Cutler began training camp [...]

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Brian Urlacher on the 2009 Bears

July 31st, 2009 - 5:51 pm

“I think this is the best team I’ve been on going into training camp since I’ve been here. There’s no doubt about that. If you look at each position, we stack up pretty well versus every team in the NFL. [...]

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Training Camp Eve

July 30th, 2009 - 6:58 pm

Boy, I feel like a kid again on the night before Christmas. The excitement and anticipation is building — and has been building for quite some time — and it will all culminate in the kickoff of the 2009 season [...]

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Bowman, not Graham, will open camp at cornerback

July 30th, 2009 - 10:58 am

According to ChicagoBears.com, it will be second-year pro Zack Bowman, not Corey Graham, that will open training camp filling in for the injured Charles Tillman. Bowman appeared in one game last year, the Bears’ 48-41 victory over the Minnesota Vikings [...]

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Manning to free safety, Graham to cornerback

July 29th, 2009 - 5:19 pm

With Tuesday’s revelation of an injury to one of the most influential defenders on the team, the Bears will be shuffling around players to make up for the loss. With Charles Tillman scheduled to miss extended time, Danieal Manning will [...]

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Tillman’s injury no more than a damper on exciting week

July 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm

The month of July has been one filled with anticipation and excitement as Bears fans have eagerly awaited the beginning of a training camp filled with promise. After the Bears made national headlines by acquiring Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler, [...]

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Give me five: Reasons Bears will/won’t win NFC

July 26th, 2009 - 3:42 pm

The countdown to the start of the 2009 campaign is rapidly dwindling. Although the NFL has become a 12-month sport in the past two decades, in my mind the official kickoff for the new season does not begin with free [...]

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BearsBeat.com: One year anniversary

July 21st, 2009 - 11:44 am

It’s an exciting time of the year for me. Today marks the one year anniversary of my first blog entry. As I pause and think back about the year that was, I marvel at this blog’s journey. Overall, I’m pleased [...]

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Lynch likes Bears, cautious about Marshall

July 20th, 2009 - 6:23 pm

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos safety John Lynch said this week on the “Waddle & Silvy” show on ESPN 1000 that his pick to win the NFC North division title this year is the Chicago Bears. The former [...]

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Donald Driver on the Bears receivers

July 17th, 2009 - 11:06 am

“I think Chicago did a great job, and Lovie Smith went out there and got Jay Cutler to lead this team, but one thing they don’t have is they don’t have the receiver group. They have the running back, they [...]

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