The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.26.11)

July 26th, 2011 - 5:32 pm
The Bears reportedly could pursue Jason Babin to help improve the pass rush.

The Bears reportedly could pursue Jason Babin to help improve the pass rush.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 26, 2011, including where former Bears receiver Devin Aromashodu could end up, the signing of 19 unrestricted rookie free agents, and whom the Bears could pursue in free agency.

Bears boast veteran leadership to thrive
Like the rest of the NFL, the Bears didn’t conduct a single offseason practice or conditioning session due to the lockout. But …

Bears agree to terms with 19 rookies
The Bears on Tuesday agreed to terms with 19 undrafted rookie free agents.

Top five highlights of Richard Dent’s Hall of Fame career (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue Jul 26 17:00:05 2011
Richard Dent of the Chicago Bears redefined what it meant to be a pass rusher in the defensive end position. As part of the …

Quote roundup: Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 inductee class (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue Jul 26 16:45:05 2011
The 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, in Canton, Ohio. Seven men will …

The 10 Most Important Bears for 2011 – #3 Matt Forte
Tue Jul 26 16:21:17 2011
Having Matt Forte this high was unexpected. I compiled my initial list then started moving guys around, dropping guys out of …

Offseason player tracker: NFC North
Tue Jul 26 15:20:24 2011
Offseason player tracker: NFC North

Local products on their way to NFL camps
Tue Jul 26 15:15:38 2011
A number of undrafted rookie free agents from in-state colleges and Notre Dame were picked up by NFL teams on Tuesday. Here’s …

Devin Aromashodu draws interest from Vikings
Tue Jul 26 15:08:38 2011
Veterans cannot officially be signed until Friday. …

As the Ditka Turns
Tue Jul 26 15:00:40 2011
As the signing frenzy begins this week – already we’re inundated with updates, undrafted free agent signings, …

Bears announce rookie free-agent haul
Tue Jul 26 14:53:02 2011
He may not be the prized free agent fans were hoping for, and he doesn’t have the size (5-foot-11, 175 pounds) many experts …

Pompei: Bears may strike gold with undrafted free-agent lode
Tue Jul 26 14:34:00 2011
In recent years the Chicago Bears have not found many silver dollars in the undrafted free agent trash bins.  But a more …

Bears release list of 19 in the fold
Tue Jul 26 14:16:32 2011
Here’s the list of 19 undrafted free agents the Bears announced they have to come to terms with: Kyle Adams, Purdue, …

Devin Aromashodu drawing interest from Vikings
Tue Jul 26 13:54:18 2011
Veterans cannot officially be signed until Friday. But, receiver Devin Aromashodu, who did not receive a tender from the Bears, …

Bears reach out in bid to retain free-agent LB Roach
Tue Jul 26 13:31:00 2011
Nick Roach met with Bears coach Lovie Smith, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and linebackers coach Bob Babich for breakfast …

Chicago Bears 2011 Season Preview: Disappointment On The Horizon?
Tue Jul 26 13:20:40 2011
Disappointment could be looming on the horizon for the Monsters of the Midway. And it has little to do with the hard-nosed …

Fantasy Football Pre-Free Agency Edition
Tue Jul 26 13:00:41 2011
There it is, we have football again…A week earlier would have been nice, but hey, that’s what happens sometimes. With …

Bears Could Look to Bolster Pass Rush with Jason Babin
Tue Jul 26 12:56:00 2011
The Bears made a big splash in free agency last season, scoring the prize of the class with Julius Peppers.  Don’t expect …

Bears Add a Slew of Undrafted Free Agents
Tue Jul 26 12:39:29 2011
The Bears must have worked through the night because from the time I crawled up from the man cave after midnight until the time …

For Bears, focus shifts to business on field
Tue Jul 26 11:07:41 2011
LAKE FOREST (AP) – The fun officially started for the Chicago Bears on Tuesday.

Bears-Bucs game will be played in London
Tue Jul 26 11:07:34 2011

2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker
Tue Jul 26 10:13:21 2011
2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker

Jason Babin on Bears radar
Tue Jul 26 07:09:20 2011
After adding Julius Peppers in free agency last year, you would figure the Bears would be out on big-name defensive end free …

NFL owners, players announce 10-year agreement; let games begin
Tue Jul 26 02:11:42 2011
SEAN JENSEN: After months of sometimes acrimonious …

Olson: Bears should play preseason like it matters
Tue Jul 26 00:02:00 2011
The longer you take off from work, the longer it takes to get back into the swing of things.