Month: October 2011

The Bears Beat (10.31.11): Carimi, Bennett closer to returning to action

Posted in News and Rumors on October 31, 2011 at 5:41 pm by

Rookie offensive tackle Gabe Carimi and wide receiver Earl Bennett have taken closer steps toward returning to action, the Eagles look like a much tougher team than the one that started the season 1-4, and […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (10.30.11): Per reports, Forte likely to receive franchise tag

Posted in News and Rumors on October 30, 2011 at 3:27 pm by

Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted Sunday morning that the Bears are likely to apply the franchise tag on Matt Forte next year, the Bears’ offensive line is not playing as poorly as it did at […] Read the full article »

2011 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 8

Posted in Predictions on October 29, 2011 at 8:32 am by

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 8. Point spreads come from bodog.eu as of Saturday morning. Last Week: 7-6 Last Week against the spread: 8-1-1 This Week: 9-4 This Week against the […] Read the full article »

Bears release Chris Harris

Posted in News and Rumors on October 27, 2011 at 8:58 am by

As first reported by Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears have released veteran safety Chris Harris Thursday morning. Harris was on his way out the door following a poor performance against the […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (10.26.11): Wilbon says Bears should sign Terrell Owens

Posted in News and Rumors on October 26, 2011 at 6:04 pm by

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon makes the case that the Bears should sign free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens, Lance Briggs was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Buccaneers in London, […] Read the full article »

Is Terrell Owens coming to Chicago?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 26, 2011 at 4:33 pm by

As written in the Yahoo! Sports blog, Shutdown Corner, free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens has received a contract offer to play football in Chicago. Before you jump out of your seat with either excitement […] Read the full article »

Chris Harris on getting beat for fourth-quarter touchdown against Buccaneers

Posted in News and Rumors on October 25, 2011 at 9:38 am by

“It was a great throw and a great catch. That is a little dead spot in Cover-2, the coverage we play, and [Josh Freeman] found it. He threw a laser in there. Touchdown. Me and […] Read the full article »

Bears Notebook: Bears sitting pretty in Forte contract situation

Posted in News and Rumors on October 24, 2011 at 7:01 pm by

Just how big a victory for the Bears was their 24-18 triumph over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London on Sunday? Apparently not so much considering talk of Matt Forte’s contract situation dominated print and […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (10.24.11): Are Bears contenders or pretenders?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 24, 2011 at 5:30 pm by

As the Bears enter the bye week with a 4-3 record, are they considered contenders or pretenders at this point? Also, the four takeaways the defense recorded are a good sign, and D.J. Moore feels […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Buccaneers (10.23.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on October 24, 2011 at 8:18 am by

It turns out the Bears’ workmanlike itinerary served them well in defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 24-18, in London on Sunday. Lovie Smith drew a lot of unnecessary heat from fans and the media for […] Read the full article »