Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.15.11)

August 15th, 2011 - 5:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 15, 2011, including the fallout from the Bears’ decision to kick from the 30-yard line instead of the 35 against the Bills, more on Corey Wootton’s injury, and what kind …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.14.11)

August 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 14, 2011, including analysis of the offensive line’s performance against the Bills, Kahlil Bell’s push for a roster spot, and backup quarterback Caleb Hanie’s performance. Offensive line is still a …

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Notes from Bears-Bills preseason Game 1

August 14th, 2011 - 10:00 am

The following are a few notes I took while watching the Bears’ preseason opener against the Bills on Saturday. – The Bears came out of the gates in style with an end-around to Devin Hester on their first offensive snap …

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Bears-Bills recap: Defensive line looks deep, solid

August 14th, 2011 - 12:53 am

It’s impossible to make any definitive assessment about anybody’s performance after one preseason game, but perceptions can be cemented. They say that football starts up front with the offensive and defensive lines and both sides caught our attention, but for …

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Erik Kramer on Amobi Okoye

August 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm

“Boy, he is rocked up, isn’t he? Jesus.” -Bears television color commentator (and former quarterback) Erik Kramer on free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye’s physique.

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10 things to watch in the Bears-Bills preseason game

August 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm

Preseason games are not for the casual fans, especially not the first one on the schedule. The starters play maybe a series — some not at all — and before long the announcers are reading the names of players you …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.12.11)

August 12th, 2011 - 5:57 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 12, 2011, including the Green Bay Packers’ visit to the White House and Bears fan Barack Obama, the amount of playing time the starters figure to have on Saturday against …

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Bears Notebook: Health luck not rolling over from last year

August 11th, 2011 - 7:32 pm

One of the most overshadowed facts from last season due to the fallout over Jay Cutler’s injury in the title game is how the Bears ended up in that position in the first place. The Bears managed to stay mostly …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.11.11)

August 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 11, 2011, including Mike Martz’s assessment of Gabe Carimi, Darryl Drake’s rant at the Chicago media, and Jay Cutler’s evolution into the leadership role. Carimi earns high marks from Martz …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.10.11)

August 10th, 2011 - 6:56 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 10, 2011, including the release of the first Bears depth chart, how Mike Tice feels about the performance of the offensive line, and Mike Martz’s feelings on WR Dane Sanzenbacher’s …

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