Month: July 2011

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

Posted in News and Rumors on July 27, 2011 at 5:45 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Durant would be great complement to Urlacher, Briggs

Posted in News and Rumors on July 27, 2011 at 9:19 am by

The Bears reportedly have their sights on Jaguars free agent linebacker Justin Durant to fill their strong-side linebacker vacancy next to Pro Bowlers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs. Durant’s rookie year notwithstanding, he’s consistently been […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2011 at 5:32 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears sign 19 undrafted rookie free agents

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2011 at 4:22 pm by

The Bears on Tuesday announced the signing of 19 undrafted free agents. Here is the complete list: Kyle Adams, TE – Purdue Tressor Baptiste, LB – Texas A&M-Kingsville J.C. Brignone, C – Mississippi State Antareis […] Read the full article »

Harris to strong safety; Manning likely done with Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2011 at 11:57 am by

With the Bears set to take the practice field Saturday in Bourbonnais, reports state that Chris Harris has been moved to strong safety, where Danieal Manning played all last year. That could be the precursor […] Read the full article »

Bears will not re-sign punter Brad Maynard

Posted in News and Rumors on July 25, 2011 at 5:40 pm by

As expected, the Bears have informed free agent punter Brad Maynard that they intend to move on without him and will not re-sign the 37-year-old to a new contract, according to the Chicago Tribune. Maynard […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.25.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on July 25, 2011 at 5:31 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 25, 2011, including an agreement between the owners and players on a new CBA — effectively ending the lockout — free agent wide receiver Mike […] Read the full article »

Jeff Saturday honors Robert Kraft

Posted in News and Rumors on July 25, 2011 at 3:12 pm by

It seemed kind of fitting that after months of strife between the players and owners during the NFL lockout, two key figures in the negotiations — Colts center Jeff Saturday and Patriots owner Robert Kraft […] Read the full article »

Free agent WR Smith among Bears’ interests

Posted in News and Rumors on July 25, 2011 at 12:38 pm by

The Bears could have legitimate interest in New York Jets free agent wide receiver Brad Smith, sources say. Smith, a former quarterback at Missouri, is a versatile player with good speed who could fit Mike […] Read the full article »

Report: Deal reached between legal teams for owners and players

Posted in News and Rumors on July 25, 2011 at 8:34 am by

Multiple sources have reported that a deal finally was reached between the legal teams for the owners and players early Monday morning. Nothing is official, however, until the players take a vote and approve the […] Read the full article »