Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.09.11)

September 9th, 2011 - 5:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 9, 2011, including Kahlil Bell’s opportunity for playing time with Marion Barber out for the Falcons game with a calf injury, Winston Venable’s fine for unnecessary roughness against the Browns, …

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A lot to take from the Packers-Saints game

September 9th, 2011 - 11:53 am

As we reveled in the festivities before, during and after Thursday night’s NFL season opener, we also learned a great deal from the Packers’ 42-34 victory over the Saints. We’ve learned that the new kickoff rule, which advances the placement …

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2011 NFL season predictions

September 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm

The 2011 NFL season is finally upon us after many concerns during a tumultuous offseason about whether it would start on time. The defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers will host the New Orleans Saints Thursday night. Like the …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.07.11)

September 7th, 2011 - 6:53 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 7, 2011, including Marion Barber’s injury status, Roy Williams’ preparedness for the regular season, and updates on Matt Forte’s and Lance Briggs’ contract situations. Eye on Football’s 2011 NFL season …

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Four Downs: Keys to beating the Falcons (09/11/11)

September 7th, 2011 - 11:06 am

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Force the third-and-long The Bears will have their work cut out for them against a Falcons team coming off a 13-3 season last year thanks, in …

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

September 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm

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 …

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.04.11)

September 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 4, 2011, including the Bears agreeing to a one-year deal with safety Brandon Meriweather, the additions to the practice squad, and who picked up running back Chester Taylor. Meriweather agrees …

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Bears address biggest need with Meriweather

September 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm

The Bears agreed to terms on a one-year contract with former New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather on Sunday. Meriweather, drafted 24th overall in the 2007 draft, has already made two Pro Bowls and has 12 career interceptions in 64 …

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Bears make final roster cuts

September 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The Bears on Saturday made their final roster cuts to get to the 53-man roster limit, according to the team’s website. Among those final cuts included running back Chester Taylor, as expected, tight end Desmond Clark and defensive tackle Marcus …

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10 assumptions made from the preseason

September 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm

The preseason is hardly indicative of how a team will perform over the course of the regular season, but it can provide insight into what we can expect from various players and positions. The following is a list of 10 …

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