Monthly Archives: March 2011

WR Davis planning player workouts

March 25th, 2011 - 8:15 am

My biggest concern about a prolonged NFL lockout has always been that it might cut into offseason team workouts and set back the Bears as they enter the 2011 season — assuming there is one. Granted, all NFL teams would …

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Proposed kickoff changes bad for Bears, viewing experience

March 21st, 2011 - 9:39 am

The NFL owners are meeting in New Orleans this week to discuss a variety of topics, most notably the state of the lockout and the labor dispute. The owners will also hear a presentation from the competition committee and vote …

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No Calvin Johnson catch rule for 2011

March 17th, 2011 - 9:30 am

It was the subject of national scrutiny for the month of September and beyond. The term “process of the catch” became a popular phrase in the NFL media and inside sports bars and living rooms throughout the country. Thanks to …

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NFL takes one step closer to flag football with “defenseless player” criteria

March 17th, 2011 - 8:57 am

Remember the days when a defender could grab a quarterback and throw him to the ground? When a defender could land on the passer with all his weight? When there wasn’t a particular “strike zone” — which isn’t all that …

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Adrian Peterson the latest dimwitted player failing to grasp reality

March 15th, 2011 - 3:42 pm

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson caused a stir with recent comments he made comparing the NFL labor situation to “modern-day slavery.” “It’s modern-day slavery, you know?” Peterson said to Yahoo! Sports. “People kind of laugh at that, but there …

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NFLPA decertifies, will be to blame for any disruption in football

March 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm

The NFL Players Association decertified on Friday in an effort to block a lockout by the owners after the two sides failed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. According to a statement released by the NFLPA, they “will move …

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Bears restructure Julius Peppers’ contract

March 4th, 2011 - 8:17 am

According to multiple sources, the Bears have restructured defensive end Julius Peppers’ contract in a way that will save them about $8 million in salary cap space for the upcoming season. The Pro Bowler was due a $10.5 million roster …

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