The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.14.11)

July 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm
Do the Bears and Randy Moss have any mutual interest?

Do the Bears and Randy Moss have any mutual interest?

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 14, 2011, including where the Bears rank in the list of most valuable sports teams, the closing in on a new collective bargaining agreement, and how much Mike Martz feels wide receiver size matters to his offense.

Bears rank 14th on Forbes most valuable sports teams list
July 14, 2011 5:47:00 PM CDT
The Chicago Bears are the 14th most valuable franchise in sports, according to Forbes Magazine’s annual list.

Big contingents of players, owners for NFL talks (AP)
July 14, 2011 5:31:20 PM CDT
With time running short to keep the NFL’s preseason intact, owners and players got into another long round of labor talks …

Source: Progress made, but issues remain in NFL talks (Yahoo! Sports)
July 14, 2011 5:25:14 PM CDT
Progress has been slow and at times excruciating, as NFL players and owners continued to meet in an effort to reach an …

The Chicago Bears could pursue the “old Randy Moss”
July 14, 2011 5:00:42 PM CDT
I can not wait until the damn lockout is over and the Bears make what ever free agent moves they are gonna make.  The …

Owners, players may have cleared last significant hurdle in labor talks
July 14, 2011 4:30:57 PM CDT
Owners, players may have cleared last significant hurdle in labor talks “On Thursday afternoon, several reports from Manhattan …

Do people watch the game of football?
July 14, 2011 2:01:37 PM CDT
Do people watch the game of football?

Big contingent of players, owners turn out for NFL talks
July 14, 2011 1:38:00 PM CDT
NEW YORK — With time running short to keep the NFL’s preseason completely intact, owners and player representatives met …

Q & A With Bears Fullback Eddie Williams
July 14, 2011 1:27:56 PM CDT
Eddie Williams came into the NFL in 2009 as a seventh-round pick out of the University of Idaho by the Washington Redskins. The …

Hot Routes 7.14.11: Just who is Greg Cosell?
July 14, 2011 1:12:51 PM CDT
Hot Routes 7.14.11: Just who is Greg Cosell?

Size Doesn’t Matter and Other Mike Martz Nonsense
July 14, 2011 12:55:21 PM CDT
I’m requesting that Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith head over to Mike Martz’s house to do a wellness check.  With the …

Top free agents: Defensive linemen
July 14, 2011 12:07:52 PM CDT
Pass-rush hungry teams will call for Ray Edwards.

Bear Essentials: Wootton Ready to Contribute
July 14, 2011 11:31:42 AM CDT

Mike Martz doesn’t believe Bears need a big receiver
July 14, 2011 10:38:07 AM CDT
Mike Martz told the Associated Press that “size doesn’t make any difference” in his offense. “It makes absolutely no …

Mike Martz says Bears could be ready for Hall of Fame game in one day
July 14, 2011 8:42:31 AM CDT
It was only 36 hours ago that Florio warned PFT Planet not to count out the Hall of Fame game just yet.  Some comments from …