The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (06.15.11)

June 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for June 15, 2011, including the coaches’ workload during the lockout, Rashied Davis’ desire to remain a Bear, Major Wright’s porn show affiliation, and an interview with former Bear Doug Plank.

Ex-Bears RB Benson at Bengals’ workout, wants to stay
June 15, 2011 2:25:00 PM CDT
CINCINNATI — Running back Cedric Benson joined Bengals players for their final full-squad workout, a sign of how much he …

Coaches productive during NFL lockout
Although they’ve been unable to work with players during the lockout, Bears coaches have not spent the last three months …

NFL, players back talking face-to-face
The NFL and players wrapped up another two-day round of talks on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Wednesday, with more talks …

Explaining the NFL Supplemental Draft (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
June 15, 2011 5:05:03 PM CDT
Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor announced on June 14 that he will enter this year’s NFL Supplemental Draft, …

Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus: Video Highlights
June 15, 2011 5:00:37 PM CDT

WR Davis hopes to return to Bears (Yahoo! Sports)
June 15, 2011 4:15:12 PM CDT
Despite the fact he is unsigned and will be a free agent when the lockout ends, Chicago Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis has …

Bears’ Major Wright apologizes for affiliation with porn show
June 15, 2011 4:08:22 PM CDT
Major Wright has apologized for appearing in an …

Bears’ Major Wright apologizes for affiliation with porn show
June 15, 2011 4:08:22 PM CDT
Major Wright has apologized for appearing in an advertisement promoting the world’s largest gathering of porn stars. In a story …

STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
June 15, 2011 3:58:22 PM CDT
MEDICAL WATCH: No updates. FRANCHISE PLAYER: None. TRANSITION PLAYER: None. PLAYERS RE-SIGNED: None. PLAYERS ACQUIRED –QB …

Wright issues statement on porn-ad controversy
June 15, 2011 3:33:46 PM CDT
Here’s the statement Bears safety Major Wright released through his agent, Mitch Frankel. “I want to set the record straight in …

NFL Logo On Porn, Hoochie Mama Lockout Party Flyers
June 15, 2011 3:26:26 PM CDT
So the NFL is plenty mad over a Chicago TV station’s investigation into the use of players wearing league uniforms while …

Exclusive Interview with Bears Legend, #46 Doug Plank
June 15, 2011 3:00:36 PM CDT
Last week I had the fortunate opportunity to ask former Ohio State Buckeye great and Chicago Bears legend Doug Plank a few …

Report: NFL attorneys look into porn ads
June 15, 2011 1:00:52 PM CDT
NFL attorneys are investigating an advertisement for a porn industry event that apparently featured unlicensed images of …

NFL probing exotic event that used image of Bears’ Wright
June 15, 2011 12:43:00 PM CDT
The NFL is investigating whether a pornography-industry advertisement illegally used images of NFL players, including Chicago …

NFL investigating porn event advertisement
June 15, 2011 11:52:46 AM CDT
NFL investigating porn event advertisement

Major Wright appears in porn ad
June 15, 2011 11:09:39 AM CDT
Major Wright could have a major problem after being one of five NFL players to appear in an advertisement promoting the world’s …

NFL reviews Bears’ Wright in risque ad
June 15, 2011 10:34:51 AM CDT
The NFL is investigating the role of Chicago Bears safety Major Wright and other NFL players in the promotion of an adult film …

Players’ appearance in porn event ad prompts NFL investigation
June 15, 2011 10:31:00 AM CDT
The NFL is investigating a porn event advertisement that features several active NFL players, as well as at least three 2011 …

WR Davis hopes to return to Bears
June 15, 2011 4:06:08 AM CDT