The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.22.11)

September 22nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm
Roy Williams' possible return to the lineup on Sunday would be a big boost to the offense.

Roy Williams' possible return to the lineup on Sunday would be a big boost to the offense.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 22, 2011, including Roy Williams’ full participation in practice, the Bears’ contingency plan for their injured offensive linemen, and Mike Martz’s comments about his game plan on Sunday.

Bears defense gears up to battle Rodgers
After facing the Saints’ Drew Brees last weekend in New Orleans, it doesn’t get any easier for the Bears defense with the …

Hester eager to hit home run on return
Devin Hester is confident that it’s only a matter of time before he breaks off a big return. But he conceded Thursday that he’s …

Martz points finger of blame at himself
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz blamed himself for the unbalanced play-calling that contributed to a disappointing …

Roy Williams fully participates in practice
Thu Sep 22 16:44:34 2011
Bears receiver Roy Williams appears recovered from a groin injury that sidelined him for last Sunday’s game in New Orleans. …

Thursday’s National Football League Capsules (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Sep 22 16:09:21 2011
OPENING LINE – Saints by 5\00BD

NFL Preview Capsule: Packers at Bears (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Sep 22 16:04:05 2011
OPENING LINE – Green Bay by 4

Roy Williams participates fully in Bears’ practice
Thu Sep 22 15:35:00 2011
Chicago Bears receiver Roy Williams, who missed the New Orleans Saints game with a groin injury, had full participation in …

What Jerry Jones DID for Me
Thu Sep 22 15:16:51 2011
What Jerry Jones DID for Me

Can Bears’ O-line protect Cutler?
Thu Sep 22 15:03:16 2011
The Ravens-Steelers may be the NFL’s best current rivalry, but the Bears-Packers rivalry is rapidly catching up. The NFL’s …

Bears won’t survive Green Bay: A fan’s perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Thu Sep 22 15:00:00 2011
Can the Chicago Bears beat the Green Bay Packers this coming Sunday, Sept. 25? I doubt that they can, despite being a 55-year …

Williams back at practice
Thu Sep 22 14:51:43 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears wide receiver Roy Williams had full participation in practice Thursday and appears on track …

10 Bears-Packers games to remember
Thu Sep 22 14:47:12 2011
AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: The Bears vs, Packers rivalry is …

Source: Bears considering Levi Horn
Thu Sep 22 14:45:55 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Depth concerns along the offensive line might force the Chicago Bears to dig deep into the roster to find …

Is it Jay Cutler’s responsibility to help teach Caleb Hanie how to be a better NFL QB?
Thu Sep 22 14:27:26 2011
For every question there an answer. Can’t have Q without an A. So this is your opportunity to get involve and be active. Come …

Fox unsure about on-air apology for fake Cutler headlines
Thu Sep 22 14:17:00 2011
A Fox Sports spokesman said Thursday he was uncertain whether the network would issue an on-air apology Sunday for using …

Urlacher: Patience pays when playing Packers
Thu Sep 22 13:38:00 2011
Brian Urlacher had no problem expressing how much respect he has for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers.

Gabe Carimi disappointed he won’t face the Packers
Thu Sep 22 13:15:31 2011
Bears rookie right tackle Gabe Carimi was having a strong game Sunday in New Orleans. “I graded really well out, while I was …

Martz Admits More Balance Needed
Thu Sep 22 13:11:00 2011
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz takes blame for the 29-2 run vs. pass discrepancy in the second half of Sunday’s Saints …

Saints’ Harper: NFL admits error on Cutler hard-hit call
Thu Sep 22 13:08:00 2011
METAIRIE, La. — Saints strong safety Roman Harper …

Matt Forte Unhappy with the Bears Front Office
Thu Sep 22 11:51:54 2011
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte remains unhappy that he still doesn’t have new contract in place that will pay him for …

Mike Martz: “Blame me…I did a poor job of coaching”
Thu Sep 22 11:46:31 2011
I wrote this week that Bears coach Lovie Smith needs to rein in his offensive coordinator, Mike Martz, after Martz called 52 …

Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2011; Week 2 vs. New Orleans Saints
Thu Sep 22 11:00:37 2011
I’m glad I’m just looking at sacks and not hurries, hits, or knockdowns. I don’t have that kind of time to …

Martz Admits More Balance Needed
Thu Sep 22 10:33:05 2011

Ex-Giant: Players Coached to Fake Injuries
Thu Sep 22 10:33:01 2011

Top Ten with a Twist: Biggest surprises
Thu Sep 22 10:04:28 2011
Top Ten with a Twist: Biggest surprises

Martz: Nobody wants to throw the ball that much
Thu Sep 22 09:09:13 2011
Bears’ offensive woes in the 30-13 loss to the Saints and their out-of-whack run-to-pass ratio. He says it’s OK.]]>

The Bears Den: September 22, 2011
Thu Sep 22 07:00:05 2011
“…where we may not have anything in us but the national anthem.” Martz: It’s my fault, so let’s move on Biggs: As Cutler …

Martz: ‘Blame me’ for bad play-calling in Bears loss to N.O.
Thu Sep 22 05:57:00 2011
Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz is taking the blame for his team’s unbalanced play calling in last Sunday’s …

Bears QB Jay Cutler in survival mode after brutal games
Thu Sep 22 02:16:47 2011
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, his voice barely audible after …

Bears’ Martz takes blame
Thu Sep 22 00:49:00 2011
LAKE FOREST – Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz took responsibility Wednesday for an unbalanced game plan that included 45 …

Bears haven’t helped Cutler at all
Thu Sep 22 00:36:42 2011
Battered Cutler has become sympathetic figure.

1985 Bears to shuffle off to White House in long-delayed honor
Thu Sep 22 00:19:00 2011
The 1985 Chicago Bears, who missed out on the traditional White House visit for Super Bowl winners after the Space Shuttle …

Back to the Future: President Obama to Welcome ’85 Bears to White House
Thu Sep 22 00:14:57 2011
President Obama will welcome the 1985 Chicago Bears to the White House. Maybe the invitation got lost in the mail? It only …