The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.12.11)

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Could the Bears sign Plaxico Burress?
Could the Bears sign Plaxico Burress?

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 12, 2011, including Plaxico Burress’ thoughts on joining the Bears, how active the Bears could be in free agency, and Devin Hester’s desire for Santana Moss to join the team.

Fuel your NFL Lockout rage (open thread)
July 12, 2011 9:00:33 PM CDT
I’m optimistic the NFL Lockout is close to an end, but until something is signed there’s still that lingering …

NFL: What’s ahead if no deal this week (The Canadian Press)
July 12, 2011 8:46:18 PM CDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Think back four months to that disappointing day in March when the NFL lockout began. The general opinion was …

Burress gushes about possibility of signing with Bears
July 12, 2011 7:25:00 PM CDT
While the consensus seems to be that Plaxico Burress will return to the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, the wide receiver …

5 Bears With Most to Prove: No. 4 Chris Williams
July 12, 2011 7:00:38 PM CDT
Last week’s series premiered with 2nd year Safety, Major Wright. Today Chris Williams, who was a former 1st round pick …

Plaxico Burress Considers the Bears a Top Three Choice
July 12, 2011 6:52:46 PM CDT
Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress said Tuesday that the Chicago Bears are one of his top three choices once free agency …

Bears Could Be Big Spenders in Free Agency
July 12, 2011 6:50:39 PM CDT
Clipped from: (share this clip) With a tentative schedule for post-lockout life in the NFL tabbing Free Agency to …

NFL owners, players enter critical negotiating stage (Yahoo! Sports)
July 12, 2011 6:45:12 PM CDT
Beginning Wednesday, the most important days of negotiations will begin since the owners opted out of the last two years of the …

Plaxico wants Bears; do Bears want Plaxico?
July 12, 2011 6:15:22 PM CDT
While free-agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress thinks he would be a great fit in Chicago, multiple sources have told the …

Hester lobbies for Skins’ Moss
July 12, 2011 6:02:57 PM CDT
Devin Hester didn’t mince words when asked what – or who – could help the Chicago Bears’ passing game. Recently released …

Hester wants Bears to sign Santana Moss
July 12, 2011 5:40:03 PM CDT
Hester wants Bears to sign Santana Moss

Burress says Bears are among his top 3 teams
July 12, 2011 5:04:00 PM CDT
Plaxico Burress, the veteran wide receiver recently released from prison, said on “The Carmen, Jurko & Harry Show” on ESPN 1000 …

Hester pushes for Bears to sign veteran WR Santana Moss
July 12, 2011 3:50:00 PM CDT
Devin Hester wants some help in the Chicago Bears’ receiving corps, and he believes free agent Santana Moss is just the man for …

Report: Hall of Fame Game ‘highly unlikely’
July 12, 2011 2:36:00 PM CDT
Coaches and executives for both the Rams and the Bears are growing increasingly doubtful the Hall of Fame Game between the two …

Staffs for Bears, Rams have growing doubts about Hall of Fame game
July 12, 2011 2:14:44 PM CDT
While no decision has been made yet, it looks less likely by the day that the Hall of Fame Game between the Rams and Bears will …

Mailbag: Haynesworth a fit for Bears?
July 12, 2011 2:12:23 PM CDT
Perhaps it’s recent reports about the NFL and former union inching closer to agreement on a new collective bargaining …

Mixed Camp Workouts Another Lockout Casualty
July 12, 2011 12:34:35 PM CDT

Fantasy team ranks top 200 players
July 12, 2011 10:03:37 AM CDT’s fantasy football staff compiles its Top 200 fantasy football rankings.

Lockout could put Hall of Fame game in jeopardy
July 12, 2011 9:15:37 AM CDT
Lockout could put Hall of Fame game in jeopardy

John Mackey’s death has Gale Sayers ticked off at today’s NFL
July 12, 2011 5:54:23 AM CDT
The death of Pro Football Hall of Famer John Mackey, whose post-NFL life was a mess of health problems, has fellow Hall of …

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