The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.05.11)

September 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm
Lance Briggs felt the timing of his trade request was necessary.

Lance Briggs felt the timing of his trade request was necessary.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 5, 2011, including Brandon Meriweather’s fresh start with the Bears, Lance Briggs’ view on the timing of his trade request, and the Bears’ release of cornerback Josh Moore.

Arizona signs veteran running back Taylor (PA SportsTicker)
Mon Sep 5 16:31:12 2011
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer

Briggs wants to be dealt if he can’t get raise (PA SportsTicker)
Mon Sep 5 16:19:38 2011
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer

Briggs on timing of raise request: ‘It was necessary’
Mon Sep 5 16:01:00 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs still believes he deserves a raise and expressed no remorse for requesting a trade last …

Meriweather starts fresh with Bears
Mon Sep 5 14:40:36 2011
Released by New England, Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather is looking forward to a fresh start with the Chicago …

Meriweather starts fresh with Bears (The Canadian Press)
Mon Sep 5 14:34:14 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Released by New England, Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather is looking forward to a fresh start with the …

Bears’ Harris welcomes Meriweather’s arrival
Mon Sep 5 13:55:00 2011
Veteran safety Chris Harris stared at two possible distractions as he walked into the Bears locker room Monday.

Pro Bowl safety Meriweather glad to be a Bear
Mon Sep 5 13:21:33 2011
A cheery Brandon Meriweather is as thrilled to be a Bear as the Bears are thrilled to have him. But we’ll have to wait until …

Bears release CB Joshua Moore
Mon Sep 5 12:34:21 2011
Moore’s slow development cost him roster spot The Chicago Bears gave up on another draft choice Monday. To make room for newly …

Belichick on Meriweather: Time to move on
Mon Sep 5 12:00:00 2011
It may have been a surprise in some NFL circles when Brandon Meriweather was released Saturday, but those who follow the New …

Bears waive Moore, pick up Allen
Mon Sep 5 11:16:06 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears continued making roster moves on Monday, waiving cornerback Joshua Moore while signing …

60 Max Coffin Corner: The Turk Makes His Rounds
Mon Sep 5 10:43:37 2011
Well, the time has come, or should we say the Turk has passed the message. We won’t say that we warned you, but hey, we …

What should we be asking at Halas Hall this week?
Mon Sep 5 09:15:54 2011
Finally, it’s Game Week at Halas Hall. The roster is set — for now, at least. And the Bears can turn their attention to Matt …

Signing Brandon Meriweather gives Bears upgrade
Mon Sep 5 02:10:02 2011
The Bears continued their low-risk, high-reward approach by …

Bears pass on RB Robert Hughes — even for practice squad
Mon Sep 5 02:09:57 2011
The Bears’ practice squad roster is more notable …

Charles Tillman tops list of Bears cornerbacks, experts say
Mon Sep 5 02:09:51 2011
When you think of current Bears who rank among the team’s …