The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.18.11)

August 18th, 2011 - 5:43 pm
GM Jerry Angelo did an interview with WSCR 670 The Score and he expects the offense to score more points and win games.

GM Jerry Angelo did an interview with WSCR 670 The Score and he expects the offense to score more points and win games.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 18, 2011, including Jerry Angelo’s expectations for the offense, Julius Peppers’ view on the defensive line, and Roy Williams struggles with conditioning.

Angelo wants to see improved offense
Angelo wants to see improved offense

With Louis ill, Bears juggle offensive line
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The Bears made a change on their starting offensive line in Wednesday’s practice, but it had …

Martz: Hanie still Bears’ No. 2 QB
Martz: Hanie still Bears’ No. 2 QB

Julius Peppers: Sky is the limit for Bears’ defensive line
Thu Aug 18 16:55:30 2011
Julius Peppers played on some special defensive lines with …

Jim McMahon heads list of ex-players suing NFL over concussions
Thu Aug 18 16:52:37 2011
PHILADELPHIA — Seven former players have sued the …

McMahon among former players suing NFL over concussions
Thu Aug 18 15:41:00 2011
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is among seven former players who have sued the NFL in Philadelphia over …

Julius Peppers says the sky is the limit for the Bears d-line
Thu Aug 18 14:23:09 2011
Julius Peppers played on some special defensive lines with the Carolina Panthers. But he really likes the potential of his unit …

Caleb Hanie still number two quarterback for the Bears, Martz still confident in O-line: Fan’s take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Thu Aug 18 14:22:00 2011
Earlier this week, rookie quarterback Nathan Enderle took all the second team reps during Chicago Bears’ practice. While not …

Wind-ed City: Bears’ Roy Williams focused on conditioning
Thu Aug 18 13:58:00 2011
New Bears wide receiver Roy Williams admits he’s out of shape. He’s not worried though, and says training camp will get him …

Urlacher won’t practice; Bowman out vs. Giants
Thu Aug 18 13:33:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS — Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is expected to miss Thursday night’s practice as he continues to …

Gholston, Addison get more looks at DE
Thu Aug 18 13:24:02 2011
<!–photo1–>BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Although it’s believed Corey Wootton could return from a knee injury in time for the …

Unga leaves team, personal reasons
Thu Aug 18 13:04:55 2011
<!–inline1–>BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Second year Chicago Bears running back Harvey Unga has left the team for a second time …

Hey, Bears media: It’s Caleb Hanie, not the Second Coming
Thu Aug 18 12:05:35 2011
JOE COWLEY: Everybody loves the backup quarterback. I get …

VIDEO: Bears Training Camp – Day 14
Thu Aug 18 09:32:44 2011

S-T Video: Henry Melton
Thu Aug 18 08:41:39 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — The Bears are quietly excited about Henry Melton, a former college running back who is now entrenched as a …

Video: Concern about Bears’ OL?
Thu Aug 18 08:13:56 2011
<!–video–> ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge examines the Bears’ offensive line issues.

Can Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Roy Williams find the Magic Again?
Thu Aug 18 08:00:39 2011
The Chicago Bears rarely catch a break from the national media. If you look at the Chicago Bears’ run to the NFC Championship …

The Bears Den: August 18, 2011
Thu Aug 18 07:01:09 2011
“…where we like to show our depth a little bit.” With Louis ill, Bears juggle offensive line | chicagobears.com Larry …

Bears’ Williams not in shape (Yahoo! Sports)
Thu Aug 18 05:10:32 2011
The Chicago Bears offense is having trouble coming together, CSN Chicago reports, and one of the problems is…

Dan Pompei’s Bears mailbag
Thu Aug 18 02:00:00 2011
Would the Bears trade Matt Forte for an offensive lineman? Why haven’t the Bears upgraded at cornerback? The Tribune’s Bears …

Behind Enemy Lines: Is Ndamukong Suh a Dirty Player?
Thu Aug 18 01:39:00 2011
Jay Cutler had better make sure that his life insurance premiums are paid up before Week 5 when the Chicago Bears head to the …

Williams near football shape
Thu Aug 18 00:15:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – Bears wide receiver Roy Williams jogged back to the huddle Wednesday, placed both hands on his knees and bent …

Bears’ mission: No repeat of last year
Thu Aug 18 00:13:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – Bears quarterback Jay Cutler remembers his last visit to New Meadowlands Stadium to play the New York Giants.

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Thu Aug 18 00:10:19 2011
The Bears’ offensive line may be new, but it’s hardly improved, at least not if its play in Saturday night’s preseason-opening …

Bears’ o-line still has miles to gain
Thu Aug 18 00:08:03 2011
Bears’ offensive line may be new, but it’s hardly improved, at least not if its play in Saturday night’s preseason-opening 10-3 …

Notes, Quotes
Thu Aug 18 00:08:03 2011
Roy Williams in the starting lineup, Johnny Knox is still a vital part of the Bears’ offense — and of the special teams]]>

Strategy And Personnel
Thu Aug 18 00:08:03 2011