The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.20.11)

July 20th, 2011 - 5:33 pm
Bernard Berrian and Sidney Rice

Could one of these Vikings receivers - Bernard Berrian (left) or Sidney Rice (right) - be a Bear in 2011?

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 20, 2011, including and update on Jim McMahon after his limo accident, an update on the labor negotiations including a no-vote from the players, 2011 season predictions, and the Bears salary-cap situation.

Tillman delivers big for hospitalized kids
Thanks to Charles Tillman, Christmas came five months early for some children and their families.

McMahon released from hospital
The Associated Press is reporting that former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he …

“no vote by the players today” via Jason LaCanfora’s Twitter
Wed Jul 20 16:14:22 2011
“no vote by the players today” via Jason LaCanfora’s Twitter “There will be no vote by the players today, …

Video: Bears should bring back Berrian
Wed Jul 20 15:45:32 2011
<!–video–> Jeff Dickerson says the Bears should take a serious look at signing former Bear Bernard Berrian.

Ex-Bears QB McMahon out of Nev. hospital after limo crash
Wed Jul 20 15:24:05 2011
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital following Monday’s limousine crash on the …

Want it or not, Olin Kreutz has upper hand on Bears
Wed Jul 20 15:00:39 2011
Want it or not, Olin Kreutz has upper hand on Bears “The Bears need to get him signed once the doors opened or they face even …

EX-Bears QB Jim McMahon OK after limo crash (AP)
Wed Jul 20 14:11:22 2011
Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a crash in a limousine on …

2011 Chicago Bears Season Projections
Wed Jul 20 13:53:49 2011
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Analyst: Bears’ Forte stacks up evenly with Vikings’ Peterson
Wed Jul 20 13:53:00 2011
Analyst K.C. Joyner caught the attention of Chicago Bears fans in 2009 after he examined Jay Cutler’s knack for risk-taking and …

Bears free agents: Who will be back?
Wed Jul 20 13:48:03 2011
<!–photo1–>Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle Anthony Adams carefully dissected comments this spring from …

Ex-NFL QB McMahon released from hospital
Wed Jul 20 13:44:15 2011
Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon was released from a Reno hospital Wednesday after he and his girlfriend were injured in a …

Ex-Bears QB McMahon released from hospital
Wed Jul 20 13:41:00 2011
RENO, Nev. — Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a crash …

Hall of Fame game decision expected this week
Wed Jul 20 13:37:34 2011
The Hall of Fame Game still hasn’t been canceled.  We should know by the end of the week whether it will be played. John …

EX-Bears QB McMahon injured in limo crash
Wed Jul 20 13:29:46 2011
RENO, Nev. (AP) – Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a crash …

NFL players say they’re not tied to deal deadline (AP)
Wed Jul 20 13:29:25 2011
Cautioning not to assume the lockout will be over by the weekend, NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae said his group …

Bears Take a Pass on HBO’s Hard Knocks
Wed Jul 20 13:16:35 2011
With the NFL lockout winding down, there are signs of returning to business as usual around the league.  One of the rites of …

Mike Ditka cautiously optimistic that new CBA will take care of retired players
Wed Jul 20 12:06:36 2011
Few people in the football world have been more vocal about the needs of retired players than Mike Ditka. And Ditka says he …

Mike Ditka relieved, wary as NFL plans help for retired players
Wed Jul 20 07:07:59 2011

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: Bears??? draft gaffe was intentional
Wed Jul 20 03:07:27 2011

Bears might not open camp this week if lockout ends
Wed Jul 20 02:20:00 2011
Two people familiar with the situation say the Bears won’t report to training camp this week even if there is a new labor …

Mike Ditka relieved, wary as NFL plans help for retired players
Wed Jul 20 02:17:50 2011
When it comes to former NFL players in need, owners …

Bears in great salary-cap shape — but don’t expect a splurge
Wed Jul 20 02:17:38 2011
They deviated from their norm last year, outbidding other …