The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.13.11)

July 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz feels Bears could be ready for Hall of Fame Game with little prep work.

Offensive coordinator Mike Martz feels Bears could be ready for Hall of Fame Game with little prep work.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 13, 2011, including how the Bears aren’t very interested in free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the likelihood of the Hall of Fame Game being cancelled, and how much prep work Mike Martz feels the Bears would need for that first preseason game.

Idonije says NFL ‘will be business as usual’
July 14, 2011 2:00:00 AM CDT
Bears defensive end thinks all players need is practice and contact to get ready Bears defensive end Israel Idonije is …

Bell set to host youth camp in Arlington Heights
July 13, 2011 6:48:00 PM CDT
Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell is just as hopeful as any other player that the NFL lockout will end soon. But there’s a …

Nagurski displayed legendary power
Nagurski displayed legendary power

Hall of Fame Game may be canceled
With owners and players expected to continue negotiations into next week in hopes of ending the NFL lockout, the Hall of Fame …

2011 ESPY Awards Open Thread (Alternatively: Another Reason to Root Against the Packers)
July 13, 2011 5:00:38 PM CDT
ESPN has been handing out their ESPY awards for 19 years now, recognizing Excellence in Sports Performance in different …

Martz believes Bears would need little prep for Hall of Fame tilt
July 13, 2011 4:43:00 PM CDT
Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz believes the team could be ready to play in the Hall of Fame Game with little …

Plaxico Burress Interested In The Bears; Feeling Isn’t Mutual
July 13, 2011 4:39:50 PM CDT
Now that Plaxico Burress is back in circulation, there has been much said and written about where he will end up. Consensus …

Martz: Bears could be ready quickly for Hall game (The Canadian Press)
July 13, 2011 4:08:15 PM CDT
CHICAGO – The way Mike Martz sees it, the Chicago Bears could play in the Hall of Fame game on a day’s notice if necessary.

Bear Essentials: Hester Wants Moss
July 13, 2011 3:22:00 PM CDT
The Chicago Bears are in the market for a big-name wide receiver, which could come via this year’s free agency period. Devin …

Would Burress or Moss be a better fit in Chicago?
July 13, 2011 3:08:05 PM CDT
Would Burress or Moss be a better fit in Chicago? The NFL.com analysts answer the question. Which wide receiver — Moss or …

Martz: Bears offense needs one day to prepare for Hall of Fame game
July 13, 2011 2:43:08 PM CDT
Sort of a strange story published by the Associated Press, without any quotes. Perhaps it will be updated later. But, the AP …

Here’s the catch: Would Burress or Moss better fit in Chicago?
July 13, 2011 1:24:00 PM CDT
The Bears need help at receiver, and two available veterans — Plaxico Burress and Santana Moss — each could offer something …

Devin Hester wants Santana Moss in Chicago
July 13, 2011 1:13:04 PM CDT
We noted last month that the Bears could be suitors for Redskins receiver Santana Moss. One person who likes that idea a lot is …

Fantasy Football Strategies in a post-Lockout World!!!
July 13, 2011 11:59:45 AM CDT
Well kids, I can almost smell the gridiron as the billionares and millionares fight over the last scraps at the barganing …

Burress adds Bears to destination wish list
July 13, 2011 11:07:48 AM CDT

Why Plaxico Burress would be a good fit for the Bears in 2011: Local fan’s opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
July 13, 2011 10:30:06 AM CDT
So I am driving home from work listening to the Waddle and Silvy show on ESPN 1000. It just so happens they were interviewing …

Bears don’t need two weeks to prep for fame game
July 13, 2011 10:22:45 AM CDT
I keep hearing how the Bears need two weeks of practice to prepare for the Hall of Fame exhibition game against the St. Louis …

Martz: Bears could be ready quickly for Hall game
July 13, 2011 10:00:06 AM CDT
The way Mike Martz sees it, the Chicago Bears could play in the Hall of Fame game on a day’s notice if necessary.

Bears aren’t keen on Plaxico Burress
July 13, 2011 7:07:52 AM CDT

Bears OT J’Marcus Webb will likely be protecting Jay Cutler’s blind side
July 13, 2011 5:03:16 AM CDT
No Bear was asked to do more than J’Marcus Webb …

Bears aren’t keen on Plaxico Burress
July 13, 2011 5:03:16 AM CDT
Free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress thinks he would …

Bears want Plax for bargain price only
July 13, 2011 1:28:59 AM CDT
Free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress thinks he would be a great fit with the Bears , but multiple sources have told the …

Richard Dent Goes Safe Route with Hall of Fame Presenter
July 13, 2011 12:13:56 AM CDT
The SackMan…HOF 2011 Every God-fearing Bears fan knows that Richard Dent is going into the Hall of Fame in less than a month, …