The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.30.11)

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Jay Cutler arrived at camp in arguably the best shape of his career and with a new attitude.
Jay Cutler arrived at camp in arguably the best shape of his career and with a new attitude.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 30, 2011, including the re-signing of cornerback and special teamer Corey Graham, an apparent new attitude from Jay Cutler, and the start of training camp.

Graham agrees to one-year contract
Graham agrees to one-year contract

Bears Web site best place for camp news
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Continuing Saturday when the Bears conduct their first practice at Olivet Nazarene University in …

Mike Tice focuses on what he can control
Sat Jul 30 17:37:25 2011
On the first practice of training camp, Bears offensive line coach Mike Tice was already down to his third option at center. …

Residents take part in Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps
Sat Jul 30 17:19:49 2011
By Mike Sandrolini Kyle Paskvan (left) and Jake Kravas are among several Wheaton residents who are taking part in this week’s …

Size Doesn’t Matter and Other Mike Martz Nonsense
Sat Jul 30 16:21:09 2011
I’m requesting that Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith head over to Mike Martz’s house to do a wellness check. With the recent wave …

NFC free-agent moves, by team (
Sat Jul 30 15:47:29 2011
Updated at 4:45 p.m. ET, Saturday, July 30 Note: UFA means unrestricted free agent; RFA means restricted free…

2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker
Sat Jul 30 15:30:10 2011
2011 NFL Free Agency Tracker

Garza takes over as Bears center (AP)
Sat Jul 30 15:23:26 2011
As negotiations with veteran free agent Olin Kreutz dragged on, Roberto Garza was getting ready to take over at center — at …

Haugh: Has Cutler had an attitude adjustment?
Sat Jul 30 15:08:00 2011
Enigmatic QB seems more engaged than everBOURBONNAIS — Good for Jerry Angelo giving former Jets jetsam pass-rusher Vernon …

Bears’ Harrison sidelined due to weight issues
Sat Jul 30 14:22:20 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Il.. — Marcus Harrison’s expected push for serious playing time didn’t start Saturday, when the rest of the team …

Pompei: Dent’s winding path to Hall
Sat Jul 30 14:00:00 2011
Bears defensive end had what it takes inside and outIf, when Richard Dent was entering his junior year of high school, you …

Bears waive OL Johnson
Sat Jul 30 13:25:19 2011
The Chicago Bears waived G Herman Johnson on Saturday. Johnson, originally drafted in the fifth round of the 2009 draft by the …

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers
Sat Jul 30 12:22:22 2011
Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Bears Agree to Terms with 11 Free Agents
Sat Jul 30 05:31:02 2011

Matt Forte Shaves Head Instead of Holding Out
Sat Jul 30 04:37:11 2011
Matt Forte sports a new look for Training Camp 2011 OK, we’re just kidding. Chicago Bears running back’s Matt …

Promised a new deal, Bears’ Matt Forte won’t stage holdout
Sat Jul 30 02:06:13 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Matt Forte wants a new …

As Bears camp begins, talk centers around a missing Olin Kreutz
Sat Jul 30 02:06:06 2011
The Bears have 89 players under contract, one below the …

Musick: Cutler comes to camp with new attitude
Sat Jul 30 00:12:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – Something seemed different about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Thursday.

Forte takes Angelo’s word
Sat Jul 30 00:09:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – Matt Forte wanted a contract extension. Instead, he received a promise.

Cutler ready to move on with Bears camp after rough stretch
Sat Jul 30 00:02:00 2011
No stranger to criticism, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wasn’t sure how to react to the barrage that hit him during the …

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