The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.15.11)

July 15th, 2011 - 5:41 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 15, 2011, including a joint statement from the owners and players on the progress of labor talks, Lovie Smith on whether the Bears can be ready for the Hall of Fame Game should it take place, and a video on the lockout’s impact on the Bears.

NFL and players: We’re making progress (AP)
July 15, 2011 5:09:20 PM CDT
The NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football and save the 2011 season. At the end of three …

NFLPA “Secret” Insurance Helps Ensure 2011 NFL Season
July 15, 2011 5:00:42 PM CDT
As we reported to you earlier, economic terms are generally being agreed to by both sides of the NFL labor dispute, …

Retirees press for inclusion in NFL labour talks (The Canadian Press)
July 15, 2011 3:50:12 PM CDT
MINNEAPOLIS – Carl Eller doesn’t want to be one of the bad guys, not when the NFL seems so close to getting back to work.

Lovie: Bears will be ready for Hall of Fame Game
July 15, 2011 11:43:00 AM CDT
As momentum builds toward a new NFL collective bargaining agreement, the chances of the Bears participating in the Hall of Fame …

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Take Their Talents to South Beach
July 15, 2011 10:45:23 AM CDT
This Tim Tebow book is very interesting T… Enjoying some rest and relaxation, Jay Cutler and his fiance Kristin …

Report: NFL players, owners making progress
July 15, 2011 9:30:00 AM CDT
NEW YORK — Significant progress on a major sticking point in the NFL labor impasse — soaring rookie salaries — during …

Jay Cutler Let His Future Wife Out Of The House Wearing This
July 15, 2011 9:12:53 AM CDT
Dude, seriously, you let her walk out of the house and to the Mercedes-Benz Miami Fashion Week Diesel show wearing a 5.2 carat, …

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Set July 7th 2012 Wedding Date
July 15, 2011 4:04:44 AM CDT
For those of you that are hoping to nab an invitation to the biggest wedding of 2012, mark your calendars.  Chicago Bears …

Bears Should Be the Fastest Relay Team in NFC North
July 15, 2011 2:57:35 AM CDT
ESPN’s NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert is trying to figure out which NFC North team could field the best 4×100 relay …

Bears play waiting game
July 15, 2011 12:03:00 AM CDT
In football terms, the likelihood that the Bears will report on time to training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in …

Video: The lockout’s impact on Bears
July 15, 2011 12:00:26 AM CDT