The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (10.03.11)

October 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for October 3, 2011, including an update on Chris Spencer’s hand injury, one man’s opinion that the Bears should cut their losses and trade Jay Cutler, and a recap of Devin Hester’s and Matt Forte’s big games.

Bears hope Spencer can play next week
The Bears are hopeful that right guard Chris Spencer will be able to start next Monday night’s game against the Lions in …

All three phases lift Bears over Panthers
The Bears scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams in the first half and rode a powerful running game to a …

For Bears, balance finally favours run (The Canadian Press)
Mon Oct 3 17:41:11 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Back to the run, back to the win column for the Chicago Bears.

ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. after he compares Obama to Hitler (Yahoo! Sports)
Mon Oct 3 17:24:19 2011
Hank Williams Jr., the singer whose various videos for the hit song “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night” has …

For Bears, balance finally favors run (AP)
Mon Oct 3 17:21:18 2011
Back to the run, back to the win column for the Chicago Bears. Question is: Do they stay with it? Matt Forte ran for a …

Jay Walking: Chicago Bears Should Trade Cutler, 49ers an Option?
Mon Oct 3 17:07:07 2011
Sometimes in life, we make bad decisions.  Take the wrong job, marry the wrong person, make a bad investment and so on.  The …

Super Bowl XX Bears set for White House visit
Mon Oct 3 17:05:00 2011
Big names from the 1985 Chicago Bears are expected to attend the 25th anniversary celebration of their Super Bowl XX …

Aikman: Hester merits consideration for Hall of Fame
Mon Oct 3 16:54:00 2011
Richard Dent became the latest Chicago Bears player to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he was inducted in August. …

Marion Barber Backflip Fail and Devin Hester does Somersaults (GIFs)
Mon Oct 3 15:33:15 2011
During Chicago’s 34-29 victory over the Panthers yesterday, the Bears players seemed to have a case of tumble-itis. First, …

Matt Forte: Contract situation is a distraction
Mon Oct 3 15:26:46 2011
The Bears finally rediscovered their running game on Sunday, giving the ball to Matt Forte 25 times and watching him scamper …

For Bears, balance finally favors run
Mon Oct 3 14:47:54 2011
Back to the run, back to the win column for the Chicago Bears. Matt Forte ran for a career-high 205 yards, and the Bears …

Bears’ Spencer breaks bone in hand
Mon Oct 3 14:16:20 2011
LAKE FOREST (AP) – Chicago Bears offensive lineman Chris Spencer has a broken bone in his right hand.

Sorting the Sunday Pile: Week 4
Mon Oct 3 12:36:51 2011
Sorting the Sunday Pile: Week 4

Spencer expected to face Lions despite broken hand
Mon Oct 3 12:30:00 2011
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Chris Spencer finished Sunday’s game with a “small fracture” in his right …

Madonna Reportedly Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show
Mon Oct 3 12:07:45 2011
Madonna Reportedly Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show The questions remains…but why?

Bears’ ‘O’ line gets facelift after Frank Omiyale has tough time
Mon Oct 3 11:46:15 2011
So much for continuity along the offensive line. …

Look who’s back in the running
Mon Oct 3 11:45:13 2011
Ground game makes a big comeback in pass-happy season.

Hester back in form with record return
Mon Oct 3 11:14:00 2011
CHICAGO – There are times when NFL teams seem to forget how dangerous Devin Hester can be.

Rushing to forefront
Mon Oct 3 11:12:00 2011
By JOE STEVENSON -

We Got a Win! Now…Let’s Improve
Mon Oct 3 11:01:34 2011
The Bears won yesterday, 34-29 over the Panthers. A lot of people might look at that and say “Well, a five point win …

The Bears Den: October 3, 2011
Mon Oct 3 09:01:19 2011
“…where we need to put a little change in some pockets.” All three phases lift Bears over Panthers Mayer: The Bears scored …

Money ball … Matt Forte style
Mon Oct 3 07:10:15 2011

Bears Defense gets Strafed by Panthers
Mon Oct 3 05:30:31 2011

For Bears, balance finally favors run
Mon Oct 3 05:10:44 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill.- Back to the run, back to the win column for the Chicago Bears.

Bears running game, special teams come out of hiding vs. Panthers
Mon Oct 3 02:12:51 2011
Ron Rivera, the Carolina Panthers coach, knows all about the …

Bears go back to their Forte — running
Mon Oct 3 00:15:56 2011
RICK MORRISSEY: These being the super-secretive Bears, it’s …