The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (06.27.11)

June 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm
A look at Chicago Bears news and views for June 27, 2011, including Doug Plank’s expectations of returning to the Bears, the possibility of Chad Ochocinco and Jay Cutler connecting on the field, and Greg Olsen’s thoughts on Jay Cutler’s rehab.
Robert Smigel: Writer of “Superfans” sketches on SNL
June 27, 2011 5:00:33 PM CDT
I’ll file this under Things I Didn’t Know… Bob Odenkirk (one of my all-time favorite comedians) contributed to Bill Swerski’s …

Plank has no expectations of rejoining Bears
June 27, 2011 4:01:00 PM CDT
Doug Plank, a hard-hitting safety for whom former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan named his famed “46″ defense, …

Chad Ochocinco Wants To Catch Passes From Jay Cutler
June 27, 2011 3:42:39 PM CDT
Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has made two things very clear over the last several months– he loves Twitter, and his …

Ex-Bears LB Hillenmeyer hosting camp at NU
June 27, 2011 3:22:00 PM CDT
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer will be one of several professional players hosting a free football camp at …

Greatest Chicago Bears Seasons: Clyde “Bulldog” Turner 1942
June 27, 2011 3:00:43 PM CDT
Clyde “Bulldog” Turner played center and linebacker for the Bears for 13 years, he’s a member of the Pro Football Hall Of …

Ochocinco Could Wind Up with the Bears
June 27, 2011 1:46:30 PM CDT
According to ESPN’s Adm Schefter,  he wouldn’t be surprised to see current Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochcocino land …

Different kind of ‘Hall’ recognizes some of game’s greats (ProFootballWeekly.com)
June 27, 2011 11:33:20 AM CDT
Former Bengals CB Ken Riley said he always has been a very modest person, which might make it somewhat easier…

Bears’ Olsen: Cutler looks fine
June 27, 2011 11:11:22 AM CDT
After watching Jay Cutler during informal workouts in recent weeks, tight end Greg Olsen said the Chicago Bears quarterback …

Rookie pay an issue that’s been brewing for years (The National Football Post)
June 27, 2011 7:50:11 AM CDT
It was early in training camp in 2004 when the Chicago Bears headed to Western Illinois University for three…

There’s work to be done for Bears’ offense
June 27, 2011 3:06:40 AM CDT