The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.27.11)

July 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm
Bears rookie linebacker J.T. Thomas.

Bears rookie linebacker J.T. Thomas.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 27, 2011, including the signing of two Bears draft picks, Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin rumors, and Matt Forte’s prospects of landing a long-term extension.

Harris happy to talk football, not lockout
Harris happy to talk football, not lockout

Enderle, Thomas ink four-year deals
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In limbo until the NFL lockout ended Monday, Bears draft picks Nathan Enderle and J.T. Thomas …

Jason Babin to Eagles heating up, Bears cooling off
Wed Jul 27 15:39:29 2011
The Bears were definitely interested in Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin, although how much is unclear. But as the prospect …

Dent expecting big Hall turnout; Ditka hoping to attend
Wed Jul 27 15:33:00 2011
Even though the Chicago Bears won’t be traveling to Canton, Ohio for the Hall of Fame game, plenty of Chicagoans still …

2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker
Wed Jul 27 15:08:59 2011
2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker

Fantasy Football Chain Reaction Series: No. 6 Through 10 from Fantasy Experts
Wed Jul 27 14:21:13 2011
In Chicago, passy happy OC Mike Martz would welcome an upgrade at receiver and pairing Edwards with speedster Johnny Knox/Devin …

Bears’ cap room could be good news for Matt Forte, Greg Olsen
Wed Jul 27 13:39:05 2011
Despite being $34 million under the salary cap, their …

Bears contact Colon; busy behind scenes
Wed Jul 27 13:27:19 2011
<!–photo1–>Don’t misconstrue the Bears silence on the free agency front. Club officials remained holed up in meetings …

Chicago Bears: The 9 Biggest Underachieving Bears of the 2000s
Wed Jul 27 13:21:11 2011
Let’s expose these players who are not worthy to wear the blue and orange of the Monsters of the Midway. These frauds, …

Bears Sign Draft Picks J.T. Thomas, Nathan Enderle
Wed Jul 27 12:57:31 2011
After a flurry of undrafted rookie signings – 26 to be exact – on Day 1 of the Free Agent Frenzy, the Bears moved …

Bears Set Training Camp Practice Schedule
Wed Jul 27 12:17:24 2011
Here are the dates and times for Chicago Bears practices that will be open to the public at Olivet-Nazarene University in …

Bears set training-camp schedule in Bourbonnais
Wed Jul 27 12:17:00 2011
The Chicago Bears have finalized their 2011 training-camp schedule, with the first practice set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday and open …

2011 Bears training camp schedule
Wed Jul 27 11:52:18 2011
2011 BEARS TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE: JULY Day Date Practice Time (CT) Saturday July 30 2:30 pm practice (NO PADS) Sunday July 31 …

Bears training camp schedule
Wed Jul 27 11:12:27 2011
The Bears open their 10th training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., on Friday. Their first practice is …

Bears Sign Nathan Enderle
Wed Jul 27 10:32:21 2011

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Santonio Holmes agrees to 5-year deal with Jets
Wed Jul 27 09:52:17 2011
Santonio Holmes agrees to 5-year deal with Jets

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Wed Jul 27 09:40:17 2011
With 15 unrestricted free agents, including several of whom are considered key re-signings, the Bears will be busy in the …

For Bears, focus shifts to business on field (The Canadian Press)
Wed Jul 27 07:50:16 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – The fun has officially started for the Chicago Bears.

Devin Aromashodu lands with Vikings
Wed Jul 27 07:18:17 2011
Devin Aromashodu will continue playing the NFC North this season, he’ll just be doing it for a different team. The wide …

Report: Vikings will sign WR Aromashodu to one-year deal
Wed Jul 27 03:53:00 2011
The Minnesota Vikings reportedly have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with WR Devin Aromashodu, who played for the …

Dane Sanzenbacher chooses Bears over Cleveland
Wed Jul 27 02:15:04 2011
He’s not the prized free agent fans are pining for. …

McCaskey’s mission: Super Bowl
Wed Jul 27 00:25:00 2011
LAKE FOREST – Bears chairman George McCaskey made his expectations clear Tuesday as players returned to Halas Hall for the …

Bears strengthen 
training camp roster
Wed Jul 27 00:23:00 2011
LAKE FOREST – The Bears wasted little time to add depth to their training camp roster.