The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.16.11)

August 16th, 2011 - 5:31 pm
Could the Bears try to make another reclamation project out of a failed first round draft pick? The Bills released linebacker Aaron Maybin and he cleared waivers.

Could the Bears try to make another reclamation project out of a failed first round draft pick? The Bills released linebacker Aaron Maybin and he cleared waivers.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 16, 2011, including whether the Bears will take on another failed first round pick in linebacker Aaron Maybin, Marion Barber’s views on playing a supporting role to Matt Forte, and whether there will be a shakeup along the offensive line and which player would move to which position.

Aaron Maybin goes unclaimed (The National Football Post)
Tue Aug 16 16:10:09 2011
Aaron Maybin is free to negotiate a contract with any team he would like. Or any team he can find that will take…

Barber content as silent partner
Tue Aug 16 15:42:06 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — This could be one of the most exciting and productive seasons for Chicago Bears running backs in …

Wootton undergoes arthroscopic surgery
Tue Aug 16 15:37:53 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton used Twitter on Tuesday to inform fans he underwent surgery to …

Redskins to start Beck vs. Colts (Yahoo! Sports)
Tue Aug 16 15:25:09 2011
On Friday, just two days before he turns 30, John Beck will do something he has done just seven times during his five-year NFL …

Q&A: Knox welcomes competition
Tue Aug 16 15:17:31 2011
<!–photo1–>BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — We caught up with Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox coming out of the cafeteria on …

Chester Taylor to the Texans might make sense for Bears
Tue Aug 16 14:08:39 2011
AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: With Marion Barber and Kahlil Bell …

Chicago Bears push the envelope on new kickoff rule: Fan commentary (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue Aug 16 12:24:00 2011
This is one of the stranger stories to emerge out of the preseason so far. First thing’s first, a little history on the rule: …

Chicago Bears 2011 Position Battles: Running Back
Tue Aug 16 11:00:44 2011
The running back position looks to be a strength for the Chicago Bears in 2011. They ran the ball real good in the …

Mike Tyson and Jay Cutler’s Ex To Join Dancing with the Stars
Tue Aug 16 10:45:37 2011
Why did Jay get rid of that T… DWTS is gearing up for another season…Since splitting with Bears QB Jay Cutler, there here has …

It’s About Time Jay Cutler Became a Meme
Tue Aug 16 10:39:08 2011
He’s the oft-criticized quarterback of the Chicago Bears, and he’s a bit of a dick. This one was submitted by our own …

Bears may be interested in Maybin
Tue Aug 16 10:14:32 2011
Apparently the Chicago Bears like highly drafted pass rushers who have shown no ability to rush the passer. The Chicago Tribune …

Bears maybe interested in Aaron Maybin
Tue Aug 16 09:48:58 2011
If Aaron Maybin was worried about finding a new team to play for he wont have to worry for long. The Chicago Tribune is …

Roach the “Other” Linebacker
Tue Aug 16 09:34:55 2011

WCG Film Tourney: (1)North Dallas Forty vs. (4)The Program
Tue Aug 16 09:01:13 2011
Two movies enter. One movie leaves. Well, except for the rest of the bracket, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. …

Bears’ Garza a candidate to return to guard if Louis falters
Tue Aug 16 08:15:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS — For one snap, the Chicago Bears got a look at one possible alignment for the interior of the offensive line in …

The Bears Den: August 16, 2011
Tue Aug 16 07:01:25 2011
“…where we don’t see an extra line lying around.” Tice is looking for line to get better | chicagobears.com …

Bears RB Marion Barber brushes off tacklers, reporters
Tue Aug 16 02:12:56 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — In his first public comments …

Bears’ Mike Tice expects offensive line to see ‘big jump’ vs. Giants
Tue Aug 16 02:12:52 2011
Reaction to the unimpressive play of the Bears’ offensive …

BEARS IN BRIEF;Barber brushes off tacklers, reporters
Tue Aug 16 01:26:47 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In his first public comments since signing with the Bears , running back Marion Barber didn’t want to …

Grossman stirs pot
Tue Aug 16 00:14:00 2011
ASHBURN, Va. – Rex Grossman created quite the stir last week, and all he did was exude some confidence.