The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.29.11)

July 29th, 2011 - 5:44 pm
Bears rookie tackle Gabe Carimi

The Bears signed rookie tackle Gabe Carimi.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 29, 2011, including the signing of first-round draft pick Gabe Carimi, additions to the wide receiving corps, and a report from training camp including the arrival of running back Matt Forte.

First-rounder Carimi agrees to terms
The Bears on Friday agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Gabe Carimi on a four-year contract. Terms were not disclosed.

Bears working on upgrading at WR
Bears working on upgrading at WR

Bears looking to bring in former No. 6 pick Gholston
Fri Jul 29 17:21:00 2011
The Chicago Bears seem determined to look into available pass-rushers, and their search might lead them to a former first-round …

Matt Forte reports to camp, will not hold out
Fri Jul 29 16:15:45 2011
For the duration of training camp, the Bears won’t have to worry about their starting running back pulling a no-show. According …

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Fri Jul 29 16:05:14 2011
It happened a year later than most expected, but tight end Greg Olsen is no longer a Chicago Bear. The Bears confirmed late …

Chicago Bears Free Agency So Far–All Draftees Signed & More (Open Thread)
Fri Jul 29 15:41:47 2011
Well it’s mid-afternoon central time, so what better place to do a quick recap of the Chicago Bears dealings so far in …

NFC free-agent moves, by team (ProFootballWeekly.com)
Fri Jul 29 15:17:32 2011
Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET, Friday, July 29 Note: UFA means unrestricted free agent; RFA means restricted free…

Source: Hanie signs RFA tender
Fri Jul 29 15:05:08 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Il. — Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie signed his one-year restricted free agent tender worth $1.2 million …

Walter Payton’s legacy lives on in son
Fri Jul 29 15:00:23 2011
Jarrett Payton is done with competitive football. For most, that might be a bigger deal — especially when your dad is still …

Chicago Bears sign top pick Gabe Carimi
Fri Jul 29 14:57:47 2011
Chicago Bears sign top pick Gabe Carimi Now throw a bone to Forte and get some O linemen Jerry! Anthony Adams has also been …

Bears agree to deal with top pick Gabe Carimi
Fri Jul 29 14:42:00 2011
The Chicago Bears agreed to a four-year deal with …

No holdout: Bears RB Forte reports to camp
Fri Jul 29 14:39:00 2011
So much for Matt Forte’s holdout.

NFL Transaction Updates !
Fri Jul 29 13:53:14 2011
NFL Transaction Updates !

Bears re-sign defensive tackle Anthony Adams
Fri Jul 29 13:24:02 2011
The Bears have agreed to terms in principle on a two-year deal with defensive tackle Anthony Adams. Adams, 31, is a Detroit …

2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker
Fri Jul 29 12:47:03 2011
2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker

Bears Ink Draft Picks Paea and Conte, Carimi Talks Ongoing
Fri Jul 29 12:46:04 2011
Second round pick Stephen Paea signs a 4-year deal with the Bears. The Bears locked up 2 more draft picks late Thursday night …

Broncos make a free-agency false start, too
Fri Jul 29 12:21:58 2011
When the word came during a break in Friday’s PFT Live that running back Willis McGahee had agreed to terms with the …

Latest NFL free-agent movement
Fri Jul 29 11:45:45 2011
Young reportedly agrees to deal with Eagles.

Latest NFL free-agent movement
Fri Jul 29 11:41:14 2011
Young reportedly agrees to deal with Eagles.

Could Bears be a player for Amobi Okoye?
Fri Jul 29 11:38:52 2011
The Houston Texans are actively shopping defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, the 10th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. If they …

Roy Williams signs with the Bears
Fri Jul 29 11:22:07 2011
The Chicago Bears have finally made a good move this season by signing receiver Roy Williams.  The Bears yesterday traded tight …

The Jay Cutler you don’t know
Fri Jul 29 11:13:28 2011
SUN-TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Throughout his NFL career, Jay Cutler’s …

Ex-Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd heads to Chicago
Fri Jul 29 10:08:19 2011
For the second time this morning, we have news of a former Cowboys wide receiver who’s heading to the Bears. First it was …

Breaking: Bears Will Sign WR Roy Williams
Fri Jul 29 06:43:00 2011
Editor’s note: Thanks to @tweezybaby for pointing out the error with the previous picture in the post.  That’s what …