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

August 29th, 2011 - 5:21 pm
Chester Taylor was informed by the Bears that he was not in the team's plans, but they have yet to officially release him.

Chester Taylor was informed by the Bears that he was not in the team's plans, but they have yet to officially release him.

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 Titans: Fan reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Aug 29 16:18:00 2011
The Chicago Bears didn’t win the war Saturday (August 27) against the Tennessee Titans, but did win most of the battles in what …

Chester Taylor released by Bears … or maybe not? (Yahoo! Sports)
Mon Aug 29 16:14:11 2011
Generally speaking, when a player is informed of his impending release by an NFL team, it tends to stick. And for Chicago Bears …

NFL cuts: Teams down to 80 by Tuesday afternoon
Mon Aug 29 15:38:39 2011
NFL cuts: Teams down to 80 by Tuesday afternoon

Barber among 8 Bears to sit out practice
Mon Aug 29 15:19:29 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber was among a lengthy list of players who sat out practice Monday …

RB Taylor remains with Bears for now
Mon Aug 29 15:06:10 2011
Chester Taylor thought the Chicago Bears were releasing him on Monday. Turns out, he was wrong. The Bears’ running back left …

Chicago Bears 2011 Position Battles: The Specialists
Mon Aug 29 15:00:41 2011
This will be a quickie Position Battles post, as there isn’t much of a battle taking place at either of the three …

Chester Taylor confusion continues as Bears send mixed signals
Mon Aug 29 14:15:59 2011
It was announced this afternoon by Rotoworld.com, PFT.com and various other sources that the Chicago Bears were releasing 31 …

Chicago Bears Cut Chester Taylor and Vernon Gholston
Mon Aug 29 13:52:07 2011
The Chicago Bears have released Chester Taylor, and I think everyone saw that coming when Marian Barber signed in the off …

Chester Taylor still on the Chicago Bears
Mon Aug 29 13:32:45 2011
Chester Taylor still on the Chicago Bears Oops… Chester Taylor isn’t released… yet. Something may happen, but he’s still …

Hey, Lance—life in the NFL just isn’t fair sometimes
Mon Aug 29 13:29:04 2011
AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: The Bears operate in dysfunctional …

Gholston among five players waived by the Bears
Mon Aug 29 13:17:41 2011
Gholston among five players waived by the Bears Also waived by the Bears Monday were fourth-year defensive tackle Tank Tyler …

Chester Taylor still a Bear
Mon Aug 29 13:16:22 2011
Chalk this up to one of the most bizarre stories in recent memory. I was told this morning that the Bears had informed running …

Gholston Headlines First Round of Bears Cuts, Taylor All But Gone
Mon Aug 29 13:08:11 2011
What was your favorite moment of the Vernon Gholston experience? (Photo via CBS Sports) The Bears had to cut five players to …

Bears waive DE Vernon Gholston plus four others
Mon Aug 29 12:42:00 2011
The Bears have waived defensive end Vernon Gholston …

Report: Bears cut RB Chester Taylor
Mon Aug 29 11:59:18 2011
Report: Bears cut RB Chester Taylor

Chester Taylor will be cut by the Bears
Mon Aug 29 11:09:21 2011
We have our biggest name yet among these early cuts. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports Chester Taylor will be cut by …

Bears set to release RB Chester Taylor
Mon Aug 29 10:55:58 2011
The Bears have informed running back Chester Taylor that he will be released, according to a league source. Taylor, surely, …

Lack of Peyton just one issue for Colts
Mon Aug 29 10:53:54 2011
Colts’ running game must pick it up in Manning’s absence.

Taylor’s future with Bears uncertain
Mon Aug 29 10:47:14 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears running back Chester Taylor was on his way back to Halas Hall on Monday afternoon, hours …

Ditka: Bears fools if they give Briggs raise
Mon Aug 29 10:46:37 2011
Mike Ditka said the Chicago Bears would be foolish to give Lance Briggs a raise with three years left on his contract. Source …

Cutler Accepting Leadership Role
Mon Aug 29 07:31:35 2011

He???s no Urlacher: Bears unlikely to give Lance Briggs new contract
Mon Aug 29 07:08:00 2011

Bennett Being Overshadowed
Mon Aug 29 06:34:44 2011

Life lessons from parents continue to drive Bears’ Amobi Okoye
Mon Aug 29 02:09:27 2011
Amobi Okoye, sweat dripping from his forehead, smiles and …

Chester Taylor still a member of Bears
Coach Lovie Smith on Monday refuted media reports that the Bears had released Chester Taylor or told him that he wasn’t part of …

Bears cut Gholston, four other players
Defensive end Vernon Gholston’s bid to make the most of a second opportunity in the NFL ended Monday when he was one of five …

Bears offensive line excels in Tennessee
The Bears offensive line took another step in the right direction in Saturday night’s preseason loss to the Titans, fueling a …

Taylor ‘not in plans,’ but remains with Bears for now
Mon Aug 29 15:48:00 2011
Gone today, here tomorrow. Welcome to the bizarre world of Chester Taylor, who was told Monday morning by Bears coach Lovie …

Keeping Cutler upright might be Bears’ biggest challenge
Mon Aug 29 14:55:13 2011
Get the writer picks, games to watch and player on the hot seat for the Bears in the 2011 season preview.

Bears TE Davis to miss preseason finale
Mon Aug 29 13:05:00 2011
Chicago Bears tight end Kellen Davis said he won’t practice Monday or play in Thursday’s exhibition finale against Cleveland as …

Eyeing raise, Briggs vows contract won’t be distraction
Mon Aug 29 06:00:00 2011
Bears LB has 3 years left on his deal, doesn’t want to be traded.