The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.15.11)

September 15th, 2011 - 5:53 pm
Brian Urlacher returned to the practice field Thursday following his mother's passing this week.

Brian Urlacher returned to the practice field Thursday following his mother's passing this week.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 15, 2011, including Brian Urlacher’s return to the practice field after his mother’s death, D.J. Moore’s impact as a blitzer, and the challenges the Bears will face against the Saints on Sunday.

Urlacher returns to the practice field
Three days after the death of his mother, Brian Urlacher returned to Halas Hall Thursday and was back on the practice field in …

Bears preparing for a difficult road test
Playing in a hostile environment against a creative blitz-happy Saints defense won’t be an easy task for the Bears offense …

Moore making an impact as a blitzer
At 5-9 and 180 pounds, D.J. Moore doesn’t exactly look like an intimidating pass rusher. However, when the Bears send him after …

Bears linebacker Urlacher returns to team (The Canadian Press)
Thu Sep 15 17:00:25 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to practice Thursday after the death of his mother and is …

Bears LB Urlacher returns to team (AP)
Thu Sep 15 16:52:23 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to practice Thursday after the death of his mother and is expected to play at …

McCourty, revamped secondary set for San Diego (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Sep 15 16:44:11 2011
Devin McCourty was prepared for the challenge as a rookie cornerback last season, ready for any team to test the New England …

Grieving Brian Urlacher returns to Bears, will play vs. Saints
Thu Sep 15 16:07:09 2011
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to Halas Hall on …

Video: You can’t measure Urlacher’s impact
Thu Sep 15 15:53:18 2011
<!–video1–> On the day Brian Urlacher returns to practice with the team, the NFL Live crew breaks down why he is such …

Bears RB Barber, WR Williams miss practice
Thu Sep 15 15:32:17 2011
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber and wide receiver Roy Williams were held out of practice on Thursday. Barber is …

Bears may bring blitz to Saints’ Brees
Thu Sep 15 15:20:48 2011
<!–photo1–>LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears typically find success rushing just four defenders while playing zone …

Roy Williams again sits out with groin injury
Thu Sep 15 15:13:00 2011
Chicago Bears receiver Roy Williams missed his second consecutive day of practice Thursday as he continues to recover from a …

PFT Live, Segment 3: John Mullin
Thu Sep 15 15:12:31 2011
Mike Florio talks with CSNChicago.com Bears Insider John Mullin about the recent death of Brian Urlacher’s mother, the …

Bear Goggles On Headed to New Orleans for Bears vs Saints
Thu Sep 15 14:51:57 2011
Hey Bears fans. If you’re not seeing the usual outstanding coverage on the blog, it’s because myself and a couple …

Barber, Harris miss practice on Thursday
Thu Sep 15 14:41:44 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Marion Barber’s recovery from a calf injury hit a speed bump on Thursday. One day after returning to the …

Film Room: Eagles vs. Falcons preview
Thu Sep 15 14:30:42 2011
Film Room: Eagles vs. Falcons preview

Bears LB Urlacher returns to team
Thu Sep 15 14:15:42 2011
LAKE FOREST (AP) – Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has returned to practice.

Brian Urlacher back with Bears after mom’s unexpected death
Thu Sep 15 14:07:08 2011
Brian Urlacher, the face of the Bears’ franchise is mourning …

Bears LB Urlacher returns to team
Thu Sep 15 13:36:08 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has returned to practice.

Urlacher to Play this Sunday
Thu Sep 15 13:34:16 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher plans on playing Sunday against the New Orleans Saints despite the recent passing of …

Grieving Urlacher returns, will play vs. Saints
Thu Sep 15 13:31:46 2011
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to Halas Hall on Thursday after leaving the team to spent time with his family after …

@BUrlacher54 expresses thanks for well-wishes
Thu Sep 15 13:26:00 2011
Brian Urlacher is using his new Twitter account to thank those who have expressed sympathy over the death of his mother.

Urlacher back with Bears after mom dies
Thu Sep 15 12:46:43 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to the team’s practice facility Thursday, three days after the sudden death of …

Briggs bracing for test from Sproles, Saints’ offense
Thu Sep 15 12:44:00 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs made an interesting comparison while breaking down diminutive New Orleans Saints running …

Urlacher back with Bears after mom dies
Thu Sep 15 12:42:00 2011
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to the team’s practice facility Thursday, three days after the sudden death …

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday
Thu Sep 15 11:47:31 2011
Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

Brian Urlacher returns to the Bears
Thu Sep 15 11:27:32 2011
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to Halas Hall in Chicago Thursday for the first time since his mother passed away. …

Brian Urlacher Awarded NFC Defensive Player of the Week; Back with Team
Thu Sep 15 11:13:37 2011
NFC Defensive Player of the Week, Brian Urlacher, is back practicing with the Bears. Despite the tragedy that Brian …

Brian Urlacher at Halas Hall Thursday
Thu Sep 15 10:49:02 2011
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher re-joined his teammates today at Halas Hall, according to a league source. Urlacher was away …

Drew Brees: Saints plan on Brian Urlacher playing
Thu Sep 15 10:44:19 2011
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said his team is …

Garza: Seeing Kreutz in Saints’ uniform will be strange
Thu Sep 15 07:09:01 2011

The Bears Den: September 15, 2011
Thu Sep 15 07:01:43 2011
“…where it’s all about upside.” Bears have empathy with Brian Urlacher – chicagotribune.com David Haugh: After a loved one …

Bears Strategy and Personnel
Thu Sep 15 06:32:07 2011