Month: March 2010

Cutting ties with Brown makes smart business sense, poor football sense

Posted in News and Rumors on March 26, 2010 at 3:28 pm by

I’m going to miss A.B. I write this with confidence that the Bears will ultimately part ways with defensive end Alex Brown, whether by trading him or releasing him. Brown has been one of my […] Read the full article »

Martz, not Smith, correct about Hester

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2010 at 12:05 pm by

One of the first players Mike Martz was asked about after being hired as the Bears’ new offensive coordinator was kick returner Devin Hester. Martz said he liked Hester’s speed and thought he could play […] Read the full article »

Bears make significant upgrades with three acquisitions

Posted in News and Rumors on March 5, 2010 at 6:42 pm by

The Bears took three solid steps toward returning to playoff contention with the acquisitions of free agent defensive end Julius Peppers, running back Chester Taylor, and tight end Brandon Manumaleuna. The three pricey transactions clearly […] Read the full article »

Bears strike quickly, sign TE Manumaleuna

Posted in News and Rumors on March 5, 2010 at 8:18 am by

Just as they had done by signing Frank Omiyale in the opening hours of free agency last off-season, the Bears recognized a need and struck quickly at the start of free agency this year. The […] Read the full article »

Now is not the time for Bears to remain cheap

Posted in News and Rumors on March 3, 2010 at 8:46 am by

Free agency kicks off at 11:01 p.m. Thursday night. For an organization that values building its team through the draft but does not have a first or second round pick this year, free agency will […] Read the full article »