Month: April 2011

Bears select defensive tackle Paea, safety Conte on Day 2

Posted in News and Rumors on April 30, 2011 at 8:41 am by

The Bears continued to address needs on the second day of the 2011 NFL Draft by selecting Oregon State defensive tackle Stephen Paea in the second round and safety Chris Conte from California. I couldn’t […] Read the full article »

Bears select offensive tackle Carimi in first round

Posted in News and Rumors on April 29, 2011 at 8:30 am by

Any Bears fan who has paid close attention to games the past two years knows that offensive line was the biggest weakness on the team and should have been the highest priority heading into the […] Read the full article »

Offensive line, receiver and secondary among positions of need for Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on April 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm by

In the midst of Bulls and Blackhawks playoff runs as well as a prolonged NFL lockout, it’s easy to overlook a trivialized event such as the NFL Draft. But the procedure will go on and […] Read the full article »

Judge denies NFL’s request for stay

Posted in News and Rumors on April 27, 2011 at 9:21 pm by

U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson denied the NFL’s request for a stay of her decision to lift the owners’ lockout of the players. The owners will take their case to the 8th U.S. Circuit […] Read the full article »

NFL lockout lifted

Posted in News and Rumors on April 25, 2011 at 6:04 pm by

The NFL owners received a setback Monday when Judge Susan Nelson ordered an end to their lockout with no stay to the decision. That means, in effect, that unless the owners can successfully appeal the […] Read the full article »

Bears’ 2011 schedule features tough bookends

Posted in News and Rumors on April 19, 2011 at 9:04 pm by

The 2011 NFL schedule was released and assuming there is no interruption to the football season, the Bears face a daunting start — and finish — to their schedule. It was rumored to be a […] Read the full article »

Bears to face Buccaneers in London

Posted in News and Rumors on April 14, 2011 at 5:03 pm by

The Bears were selected as one of the representatives to play in the fifth annual regular season NFL game in London. Despite the franchise’s rich history and strong support around the world, one has to […] Read the full article »

Obtaining assets more important than reaching for needs

Posted in News and Rumors on April 11, 2011 at 9:41 pm by

Chicago Tribune columnist Dan Pompei wrote a piece this weekend about how the Bears might not be in the best position at the end of the first round and trading down to acquire more picks […] Read the full article »

Year 3 of the Cutler roller coaster begins

Posted in News and Rumors on April 2, 2011 at 5:08 pm by

Two years ago today the Chicago Bears made a trade that some in the media and many in the public considered the biggest deal in Chicago sports history. After two decades of a revolving door […] Read the full article »