Month: July 2011

Jerry Angelo on the difficulties of fixing the offensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2011 at 9:14 pm by

“Hey, it’s tough. These offensive linemen are tough to find. We’ve got a good nucleus of young guys with traits that we look for but they’ve got to come together. We just can’t run up […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.31.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2011 at 8:09 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 31, 2011, including the Bears moving on without Olin Kreutz and his contemplation of retirement, the signing of Kreutz’s replacement, Chris Spencer, and Jerry Angelo’s […] Read the full article »

Kreutz’s act will be impossible to follow

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2011 at 4:41 pm by

The Bears gave veteran center Olin Kreutz one final offer Saturday night of one year for $4 million. The deal reportedly was $500,000 less than what Kreutz was seeking and the two sides refused to […] Read the full article »

Bears sign former Cowboys RB Marion Barber

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2011 at 8:17 pm by

According to multiple sources, the Bears have reached a two-year agreement with former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber. Barber, known for his aggressive running style and the punishment he delivers to defenders, was released […] Read the full article »

Bears dipping into the fountain of unfulfilled potential

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2011 at 7:56 pm by

If the sign of a great football team was how many former first-round draft picks a team could accumulate, the Bears would be having one of the best offseasons of any team in the league. […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.30.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2011 at 6:20 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 30, 2011, including the re-signing of cornerback and special teamer Corey Graham, an apparent new attitude from Jay Cutler, and the start of training camp. […] Read the full article »

Harrison’s weight a problem again

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2011 at 4:42 pm by

Bears defensive tackle Marcus Harrison is battling weight issues once more. Much like at the 2009 training camp, Harrison showed up to camp overweight and will have to miss practice until he’s in better shape. […] Read the full article »

Bears take chance on DE Gholston

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2011 at 11:57 pm by

The Bears on Friday signed defensive end Vernon Gholston to a one-year contract. Gholston, drafted sixth overall in the 2008 NFL draft, has been called by some one of the biggest draft busts in league […] Read the full article »

WR Sam Hurd a great, under-the-radar addition

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2011 at 6:11 pm by

The Bears agreed to terms with a pair of former Dallas Cowboys receivers, one of whom is prominent and one is less notable. The one that’s flying under the radar ought to make a big […] Read the full article »

Bears retain DT Adams, LB Roach, QB Hanie

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2011 at 5:56 pm by

The Bears on Friday retained a handful of veteran free agents including defensive tackle Anthony Adams, linebacker Nick Roach, and quarterback Caleb Hanie. Adams and Roach each agreed to two-year deals, maintaining stability at defensive […] Read the full article »