The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.19.11)

September 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm
The Bears need to run a more balanced offense to take pressure off Cutler.

The Bears need to run a more balanced offense to take pressure off Cutler.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 19, 2011, including Lovie Smith’s insistence that the offense will be more balanced moving forward, four concerns for the Bears after their loss to the Saints, and when Chris Harris is expected back from his injury.

Smith: Offense will be more balanced
One day after the Bears called 52 pass plays and 11 runs in a 30-13 loss to the Saints in New Orleans, coach Lovie Smith vowed …

Bears outplayed on both sides of ball
NEW ORLEANS – Just as the Bears offense and defense deserved credit for last weekend’s win over the Falcons, both …

Cutler under intense pressure in defeat
NEW ORLEANS – Evidence of the pounding that Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took in Sunday’s 30-13 loss to the New …

Cutler throws support behind Cavallari
Mon Sep 19 17:05:21 2011
Jay Cutler declared his support for ex-fiancee Kristin Cavallari Monday before the season premiere of “Dancing with the Stars,” …

Bears leave questions on field against Saints: Fan perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Sep 19 16:36:00 2011
The Chicago Bears were taken down by the New Orleans Saints, 30-13. I expected the Sunday, Sep. 18 matchup to be a much closer …

4 major concerns after the Saints marched all over the Bears
Mon Sep 19 16:31:03 2011
AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: With the exception of one drive by …

Report: Bears Tackle Carimi Out Up To Four Weeks With Dislocated Knee
Mon Sep 19 16:21:14 2011
According to a source with the Bears, offensive tackle Gabe Carimi suffered a dislocated knee late in the second quarter of the …

New Orleans Saints march all over Chicago Bears: Fan’s look (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Sep 19 16:09:00 2011
Much like a wanted criminal, Jay Cutler couldn’t stop running. In what has been the Chicago Bears biggest question mark, the …

Game Recap: Bears Collapse In Second Half, Fall 30-13 To New Orleans
Mon Sep 19 15:59:04 2011
The Bears were out hustled and out matched by the New Orleans on Sunday afternoon in the Superdome. Confident and ready for a …

The Saints go marching through the Bears: Fan reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Sep 19 15:48:00 2011
(The following article was written by a life-long Chicago Bears fan (me) who, to quote Malcolm X, would like to talk right down …

@JayCutler6 to @KristinCav: ‘Good luck babe’
Mon Sep 19 15:46:00 2011
Although Chicago Bears quarteback Jay Cutler reportedly broke off his engagement this summer with reality TV personality …

Hilgenberg sees promise in OL
Mon Sep 19 14:40:26 2011
CHICAGO — It’s hard not to blame the Chicago Bears’ offensive line for Sunday’s mess. It’s hard not to see disaster coming …

Bears tackle Carimi to miss time with knee injury
Mon Sep 19 14:15:00 2011
Lovie Smith didn’t give a lot of hints about where the Chicago Bears are injury-wise a day after losing 30-13 to the New …

Bears first rounder Gabe Carimi dislocates knee
Mon Sep 19 13:53:01 2011
Chicago’s struggling offensive line will be without its first-round pick for a while. Sean Jensen of the Chicago …

Gabe Carimi dislocates right knee, could be sidelined a month
Mon Sep 19 13:34:18 2011
The Bears got mixed news on rookie right tackle Gabe Carimi. He isn’t lost for the season but tests revealed that he dislocated …

Source: Carimi has dislocated right knee
Mon Sep 19 13:11:00 2011
Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi has a dislocated right knee, according to a source familiar with the …

Lovie on play-calling imbalance: ‘We’ll clean it up’
Mon Sep 19 13:05:00 2011
The Chicago Bears’ play-calling got so far out of balance Sunday that coach Lovie Smith has pledged to “clean it …

Bears hope to have Harris back for Pack
Mon Sep 19 12:12:49 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears are hopeful veteran safety Chris Harris can return from a hamstring injury in time to …

Sorting the Sunday Pile: Week 2
Mon Sep 19 11:53:47 2011
Sorting the Sunday Pile: Week 2

bears have to find a way to protect Cutler
Mon Sep 19 11:09:27 2011
Bears couldn’t pressure Drew Brees in a 30-13 loss to the Saints in which their quarterback compiled a 118]]>

Going coast to coast as hard as ever
Mon Sep 19 10:53:08 2011
More proof going coast to coast in the NFL is a recipe for disaster.

Roman Harper flagged for “continued contact” with Jay Cutler
Mon Sep 19 09:56:15 2011
Saints defensive back Roman Harper was flagged for roughing the passer after hitting Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Sunday, …

The Bears Den: September 19, 2011
Mon Sep 19 09:01:23 2011
“…where it’s like a saloon, complete with swinging doors.” Bears outplayed on both sides of ball Larry Mayer: Just as the …

Saints ensure banged-up Bears really feel the pain
Mon Sep 19 07:09:51 2011

Notes, Scribbles, and Things Jotted Down: Week 2, Saints Loss Edition
Mon Sep 19 07:04:08 2011
Some things bother me. One of them is Martz’ insistence on hitting the panic button far too early. I think we saw that …

Saints ensure banged-up Bears really feel the pain
Mon Sep 19 02:13:05 2011
NEW ORLEANS — So much for depth. Wherever the Bears …

Bears suffer breakdown vs. Saints
Mon Sep 19 02:12:35 2011
The Bears seemed genuinely puzzled by how a three-point …

Week Two Monday 10-pack
Mon Sep 19 01:15:28 2011
If the lockout hadn’t been resolved, we all would have spent Sunday enjoying an afternoon of late-season baseball, capped …