The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.05.11)

July 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 5, 2011, including a look back at Dan Hampton and George Halas’ time with the Bears, lawyers’ roles in the labor dispute, the chances of the Bears maintaining their Hall of Fame preseason game, and where Greg Olsen ranks among the league’s best tight ends.

Dan Hampton was a disruptive force
Dan Hampton was a disruptive force

Halas started Bears, helped found NFL
Halas started Bears, helped found NFL

Peppers Ranks Among Top-10, Players Say
Tue Jul 5 16:01:55 2011
The NFL Network finished its listing of the best 100 players, as voted on the players, and Julius Peppers was the highest …

Lawyers handling paperwork in labor dispute (AP)
Tue Jul 5 15:35:26 2011
Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith have taken a back seat to lawyers and paperwork for two days. Attorneys for the NFL and the …

Julius Peppers #4 in this nfl.com top 10 list
Tue Jul 5 15:15:24 2011
Julius Peppers barely made the top 10 in the NFL Network’s player voted Top 100, but nfl.com Analyst Bucky Brooks had …

Hot Routes 7.05.11: Somebody wants Haynesworth
Tue Jul 5 14:49:56 2011
Hot Routes 7.05.11: Somebody wants Haynesworth

Greg Olsen a Group C Tight End
Tue Jul 5 13:30:37 2011
Pat Kirwan of NFL.com continues his series of articles grouping each position, and by now we all be up to speed on his …

Clock ticking for Hall of Fame Game
Tue Jul 5 12:49:03 2011
Richard Dent will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6 regardless of whether the Hall of Fame exhibition …

NFL leaders will be heroes once CBA is reached (Yahoo! Sports)
Tue Jul 5 11:48:00 2011
Fans may be bitter now, but all will be forgiven once the owners and players agree to a new deal.

Hall of Fame Game still scheduled for Aug. 7
Tue Jul 5 10:06:35 2011
Hall of Fame Game still scheduled for Aug. 7

Hall of Fame still planning on Bears-Rams Aug. 7
Tue Jul 5 09:43:00 2011
ESPN.com reports: The Chicago Bears’ date with the St. Louis Rams in the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame Game is still on track to be …

Gould confident labor deal will be reached
Tue Jul 5 08:41:04 2011
Bears player representative Robbie Gould says he’s confident that “we’re not going to miss the season” and that there’s still …

HOF says Bears-Rams still on track
Tue Jul 5 07:48:35 2011
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is still on track to hold the annual Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 7 between the Chicago Bears and …

Love for photography lets Michael McCaskey show bigger picture
Tue Jul 5 04:53:00 2011
SEAN JENSEN: The black-and-white photographs are weathered, …

’87 players strike changed Bears, course of many lives
Tue Jul 5 02:00:00 2011
Hohensee: ‘It was just a blip in our lives, but it was an opportunity’The last time a work stoppage gripped the NFL, it changed …