The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.04.11)

September 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm
The Bears have addressed their biggest need with the addition of former Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather.

The Bears have addressed their biggest need with the addition of former Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 4, 2011, including the Bears agreeing to a one-year deal with safety Brandon Meriweather, the additions to the practice squad, and who picked up running back Chester Taylor.

Meriweather agrees to one-year contract
The Bears on Sunday agreed to terms with Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather on a one-year contract, one day after he was …

Bears add seven to practice squad
Seven players who were waived by the Bears during final cuts Saturday were placed on the team’s eight-man practice squad …

Clark, Taylor among Bears’ final cuts
The Bears on Saturday reached the NFL’s mandatory 53-man roster limit by terminating the contracts of tight end Desmond Clark …

Bears find another former 1st rounder in Meriweather (The National Football Post)
Sun Sep 4 17:40:09 2011
The Chicago Bears could cast their front office for an episode of “American Pickers” because…

Bears’ defense will be put to the test early in season
Sun Sep 4 17:27:00 2011
Marinelli’s crew has task of containing stellar group of QBs, receiversThe Falcons paid a huge ransom to move up 21 spots in …

Harris happy with Bears’ training camp
Sun Sep 4 16:43:00 2011
Safety thinks team accomplished its missionChris Harris thinks fans and media typically assign too much significance to …

Bears sign former Patriots safety Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 16:13:00 2011
The Bears ended the preseason with not enough plays, too little experience and insufficient depth from their safeties. That …

NFL teams continue to fill out 53-man rosters
Sun Sep 4 16:05:42 2011
NFL teams continue to fill out 53-man rosters

Bears add safety Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 15:19:00 2011
CHICAGO – The Bears added to their secondary, agreeing to a one-year deal with two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather.

Bears Fill 8-Man Practice Squad
Sun Sep 4 15:00:48 2011
Today also happened to be the day players can be signed to the practice squad, and the Bears wasted no time in that. …

Brandon Meriweather’s future with Bears
Sun Sep 4 14:38:36 2011
Good Sunday to you. As always, NFC North teams are making waves in the news stacks. The Chicago Bears made the first big splash …

Bears sign seven to practice squad
Sun Sep 4 13:55:09 2011
The Chicago Bears announced on Saturday the signings of seven players to their practice squad. The players are receiver Kris …

RB Chester Taylor joins the Arizona Cardinals
Sun Sep 4 13:50:25 2011
Finally released after a week of speculation, former Chicago Bears RB Chester Taylor has found a new home, with the Arizona …

Bears, Meriweather agree to 1-year deal (The Canadian Press)
Sun Sep 4 13:45:11 2011
CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears added to their secondary, agreeing to a one-year deal with two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon …

Bears, Meriweather agree to 1-year deal
Sun Sep 4 13:41:15 2011
The Chicago Bears added to their secondary, agreeing to a one-year deal with two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather. The …

Bears, Meriweather agree to 1-year deal
Sun Sep 4 13:36:05 2011
The Chicago Bears added to their secondary, agreeing to a one-year deal with two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather.

Cardinals agree to terms with veteran RB Taylor
Sun Sep 4 13:33:34 2011
The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran running back Chester Taylor on Sunday. Financial terms …

Bears set practice squad — for now at least
Sun Sep 4 13:25:20 2011
The Bears announced they have signed seven players to the practice squad, leaving them one spot available. The seven players: …

Chester Taylor has a new home (The National Football Post)
Sun Sep 4 13:20:12 2011
It’s only been one day since the Chicago Bears dropped Chester Taylor, but the veteran running back has…

Chester Taylor joins the Cardinals
Sun Sep 4 13:15:29 2011
Arizona picked up a veteran option to backup Beanie Wells. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports Chester Taylor has …

Video: Meriweather on the move
Sun Sep 4 13:04:47 2011
<!–video–> ESPNBoston.com’s Mike Reiss joins Chicago’s ESPN 1000 to break down the impact of safety Brandon …

The More the Merrier – Bears Add Pro Bowl Safety Brandon Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 11:21:06 2011
The Bears continued their dumpster diving approach to their roster by signing Patriots castoff, former Pro Bowl safety Brandon …

Bears to sign Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 11:20:44 2011
The Bears have “agreed to terms” with two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather on a one-year contract Sunday, taking a …

Bears sign Brandon Meriweather to 1-year deal
Sun Sep 4 11:11:54 2011
Bears sign Brandon Meriweather to 1-year deal

Bears Grab S Brandon Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 10:52:42 2011
Roster movement has already started. Per numerous sources, the Bears have landed two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon …

Bears agree to one-year deal with ex-Pats safety Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 10:40:36 2011
Just one day after his release from the New England Patriots, two-time Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather has agreed to terms …

Bears sign Brandon Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 10:37:50 2011
It didn’t take Brandon Meriweather long to find a new team. Less than 24 hours after the Patriots released Meriweather, …

Meriweather agrees to 1-year deal with Bears
Sun Sep 4 10:09:59 2011

Bears Sign S Brandon Meriweather
Sun Sep 4 08:30:43 2011

Farewell: Top Preseason Performances of Those No Longer With Us
Sun Sep 4 07:00:46 2011
We’d be remiss if we didn’t pay tribute to those players who didn’t make the final cuts. Of course, most highlights are …

Five undrafted rookies beat odds to make Bears’ roster
Sun Sep 4 02:24:36 2011
In the last 40 years, only 12 undrafted rookies have …

Ax falls on vets Taylor, Clark
Sun Sep 4 02:24:30 2011
This time, there was no miscommunication. The Bears …

Nine Rookies Make Chicago Bears Final 53 Man Roster
Sun Sep 4 00:13:28 2011
Jerry Angelo gives the thumbs up to another final roster. What’s not to like?!?! Nine rookies, including 5 undrafted free …