The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.28.11)

September 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm
Roy Williams is usually quick to point the finger of blame; Wednesday he used the thumb.

Roy Williams is usually quick to point the finger of blame; Wednesday he used the thumb.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 28, 2011, including a biography revealing the dark side of Walter Payton, Roy Williams’ admission of guilt, and Ron Rivera and Greg Olsen’s thoughts on returning to Chicago to face their old team.

Walter Payton book reveals life of heavy drug use, infidelity
Wed Sep 28 17:14:08 2011
Sports Illustrated will publish an excerpt this week from a …

85′ Bears Lineman Declines Obama’s White House Invitation
Wed Sep 28 16:54:10 2011
When the Challenger shuttle went down in 1986, the White House cancelled an event where President Regan was to have the Super …

Stop me if you’ve heard this: Bob Sanders to IR
Wed Sep 28 16:12:19 2011
Stop me if you’ve heard this: Bob Sanders to IR

Book on Payton claims drug use, adultery
Wed Sep 28 16:11:30 2011
A new book about the life of former Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton — the late Hall of Famer who was an integral …

Hot Button: Cutler or Cam?
Wed Sep 28 15:44:16 2011
<!–photo1–>Cam Newton has had a record-setting start, and Jay Cutler is still trying to live up to his potential. Who …

Spaeth new addition to injury report
Wed Sep 28 15:39:18 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett (torso), right tackle Gabe Carimi (knee) and tight end Matt Spaeth …

Hot Corner: Are Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari tweeting up again?
Wed Sep 28 15:21:20 2011
It looks like things are heating up again between …

New biography on Chicago Bears RB Walter Payton, less than flattering
Wed Sep 28 14:49:26 2011
The October 3rd issue of Sports Illustrated will be filling mailboxes and hitting store shelves soon. Contained in the most …

Cutler: Bears need to cut down on mistakes
Wed Sep 28 14:39:00 2011
The leader of the struggling Chicago Bears’ offense said it’s about correcting mistakes being made, not looking for …

Roy Williams accepts blame for lack of production
Wed Sep 28 14:11:00 2011
Roy Williams is not 100 percent recovered from a groin injury, but the Chicago Bears receiver won’t use the injury as an …

Highlights from Jay Cutler press conference
Wed Sep 28 13:57:37 2011
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler had his voice back, although he tiptoed around a few questions during his press conference. Here …

Williams: Sore groin holding me back
Wed Sep 28 13:52:47 2011
<!–photo1–>LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Roy Williams continues to fight through a groin injury that caused the Chicago Bears …

NFL Week 4 Cheat Sheet
Wed Sep 28 12:18:09 2011
Browns QB shines brightest when rolling out of the pocket.

Newton hails versatility of ex-Bear Olsen
Wed Sep 28 12:14:00 2011
Moments after praising just about every aspect of Carolina teammate Greg Olsen, Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton was …

Another chance for Texans to prove themselves
Wed Sep 28 11:14:04 2011
The Houston Texans have failed many a litmus test in their near-decade of NFL existence. They’re still searching for a playoff …

The Challenge of Cam
Wed Sep 28 09:56:34 2011
I didn’t watch a whole lot of college football last season. But, because Auburn was so good, I did get to see Cam Newton. …

Rivera, Olsen fired up to face Bears
Wed Sep 28 08:02:46 2011
Panthers-Bears doesn’t exactly have the storied rivalry of Packers-Bears, but this week’s game at Soldier Field …

D.P. NFL Week 3 Flop 10 Poll
Wed Sep 28 07:39:46 2011
D.P. NFL Week 3 Flop 10 Poll

BR Rookie Diary: Kyle Adams
Wed Sep 28 07:31:10 2011

Why is Jay Cutler getting worse? Simulation game may hold answer
Wed Sep 28 02:20:05 2011
It’s becoming one of the great mysteries of Chicago sports: …