Month: March 2011

WR Davis planning player workouts

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2011 at 8:15 am by

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. […] Read the full article »

Proposed kickoff changes bad for Bears, viewing experience

Posted in News and Rumors on March 21, 2011 at 9:39 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

No Calvin Johnson catch rule for 2011

Posted in News and Rumors on March 17, 2011 at 9:30 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on March 17, 2011 at 8:57 am by

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” […] Read the full article »

Adrian Peterson the latest dimwitted player failing to grasp reality

Posted in News and Rumors on March 15, 2011 at 3:42 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on March 11, 2011 at 6:08 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears restructure Julius Peppers’ contract

Posted in News and Rumors on March 4, 2011 at 8:17 am by

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 […] Read the full article »