Monthly Archives: August 2011

Projecting the Bears’ 2011 53-man roster

August 31st, 2011 - 7:11 pm

The Bears’ final preseason game is on Thursday and those players who currently sit on the bubble have one last chance to prove to the coaches that they belong on the 53-man roster. The final cutdown is on Saturday, and …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.31.11)

August 31st, 2011 - 6:59 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 31, 2011, including Amobi Okoye getting repetitions at defensive end, Mike Tice’s view on the development of the offensive line, and how Dane Sanzenbacher will fit into the game plan …

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Brown a logical choice to return to Bears

August 30th, 2011 - 8:38 pm

The Bears might consider bringing in a former face to help with their defensive line depth. The New Orleans Saints parted ways with defensive end Alex Brown after just one season and Brown expressed interest in returning to the team …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.30.11)

August 30th, 2011 - 7:54 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 30, 2011, including Chester Taylor’s reaction to the confusion over not being cut Monday, whether the Bears will make a run at former Bear and now former Saint Alex Brown, …

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Roy Williams on rapport with Jay Cutler

August 30th, 2011 - 10:07 am

“It’s getting there. It’s not day one, it’s not day 365 but we’re getting there. And one day it’ll be magic.” -Bears wide receiver Roy Williams on his rapport with Jay Cutler and his expectations for the two of them …

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Bears Notebook: Bears mishandle Taylor “release”

August 29th, 2011 - 5:46 pm

Bears running back Chester Taylor remains in limbo as of Monday afternoon after being informed that he wasn’t in the team’s plans only to later be told that he has not been cut by the team. As reported by the …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.29.11)

August 29th, 2011 - 5:21 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 29, 2011, including Chester Taylor’s apparent soon-to-be-official release, the release of reclamation project Vernon Gholston, and the latest on Marion Barber’s injury. Bears win battles but lose preseason game to …

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Notes from Bears-Titans preseason Game 3

August 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm

The following are a few observations and thoughts I took away from the Bears’ preseason game against the Titans on Saturday. -Depth at cornerback continues to be an issue as evidenced by the play of D.J. Moore this preseason. Moore …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.28.11)

August 28th, 2011 - 9:28 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 28, 2011, including Lance Briggs’ demand for more money, Chester Taylor’s imminent departure from the Bears, and the progress the Bears made in the third preseason game. One Angry Bear: …

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Briggs seeking more money

August 28th, 2011 - 1:32 pm

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs joined running back Matt Forte this offseason in seeking a new contract, according to the Chicago Tribune. Tribune reporter Vaughn McClure writes that “Briggs confirmed to the Tribune that he recently approached the Bears about a …

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