The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (10.07.11)

October 7th, 2011 - 6:38 pm
The '85 Bears finally got their long overdue trip to the White House.

The '85 Bears finally got their long overdue trip to the White House.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for October 7, 2011, including the 1985 Bears’ visit to the White House, Chris Harris’ status for Monday night’s game against the Lions, and Brandon Meriweather’s large fine for his hit on Steve Smith last week.

Obama salutes 1985 Super Bowl champion Bears (The Canadian Press)
Fri Oct 7 17:34:14 2011
WASHINGTON – The ’85 Bears finally got their White House due.

Bears defense giving up huge yards, Lions next (AP)
Fri Oct 7 17:16:25 2011
Brian Urlacher usually gets irritated when certain statistics are brought to his attention. If the points allowed aren’t much, …

Video: Bears-Lions Madden sim
Fri Oct 7 16:18:49 2011
<!–video–> The Lions rallied in the second half yet again but is it enough to keep them undefeated? Check out this …

President Obama calls 1985 Bears ‘greatest team in NFL history’
Fri Oct 7 16:17:53 2011
A jubilant President Obama welcomed the 1985 Chicago Bears …

Bears bracing for ‘Megatron’
Fri Oct 7 16:14:26 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Julius Peppers doesn’t even hesitate while considering the question he’s just been asked. As a defense, …

Harris hopes to play vs. Lions
Fri Oct 7 16:02:37 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris stopped short of making a declarative statement about his availability …

First fan: Obama celebrates 1985 Bears at White House
Fri Oct 7 16:01:00 2011
President Barack Obama hailed the 1985 Chicago Bears, his hometown team, on Friday for winning the Super Bowl a quarter century …

Ron Jaworski concerned about hits on Bears QB Jay Cutler
Fri Oct 7 15:33:18 2011
When he turns on tape of the Bears, former NFL …

Right side of Bears O-line a game-time decision
Fri Oct 7 15:32:02 2011
The continuity that every offensive line coach …

Not all Bears excited to visit White House
Fri Oct 7 14:35:42 2011
Not all Bears excited to visit White House

Defense determined to make marked improvements
Fri Oct 7 13:56:21 2011
Although he’s missed the last three games, Bears safety Chris Harris expressed his frustration with a defense that’s ranked …

The DeCon’s Week 5 Fantasy Football Picks
Fri Oct 7 13:45:24 2011
For the first time this season, I can watch ALL my fantasy players on my GameMix courtesy of the NFL Package on DirecTv since I …

Nobama for Hampton: Ex-Bears great skips White House visit
Fri Oct 7 13:31:00 2011
When President Obama hosted the 1985 Bears at the White House on Friday, one member of the Super Bowl-winning squad wasn’t …

Bears vs Lions Predict the Score – Da Bears Book Giveaway
Fri Oct 7 13:19:10 2011
The wife has been getting after me to clean out some of my “junk” and I use the term very loosely, because that …

Fantasy Football Q&A
Fri Oct 7 10:52:16 2011
Back once again it’s the incredible Windy City Gridiron Fantasy Football Q&A session that we bring to you for …

Bears’ Spencer: Don’t rule me out
Fri Oct 7 10:33:00 2011
While it looks like Lance Louis will be set to play right guard Monday night at Detroit, Chicago Bears veteran Chris Spencer …

Bears’ Best Bet to Run Wild
Fri Oct 7 10:33:00 2011
If history is any guide, the Chicago Bears will need to run the ball often, and effectively, if they are to have any chance of …

1985 Bears visit White House
Fri Oct 7 09:14:00 2011
The 1985 Bears finally made it to Washington, and you can discuss their visit and share your stories of that historic season …

Peppers on Stafford injury: Not something I take pride in
Fri Oct 7 08:42:34 2011
Last season Bears defensive end Julius Peppers injured Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford’s shoulder. Now Peppers is …

Teammates rip Dan Hampton for snubbing White House invitation
Fri Oct 7 07:41:47 2011
President Obama will honor the Super Bowl-winning 1985 Bears at the White House today, and one player, Dan Hampton, has said he …

Bears’ Bowman Knows Suh Well
Fri Oct 7 07:34:23 2011

Bears S Meriweather fined $20,000
Fri Oct 7 07:32:39 2011
Chicago Bears safety Brandon Meriweather has been fined $20,000 by the NFL for an illegal hit on Carolina receiver Steve Smith …

Bears’ Best Bet to Run Wild
Fri Oct 7 07:31:13 2011

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Ex-Bears teammate lashes out at Dan Hampton for White House snub
Fri Oct 7 07:10:07 2011

Ron Jaworski concerned about hits on Bears QB Jay Cutler
Fri Oct 7 07:10:07 2011

The Bears Den: October 7, 2011
Fri Oct 7 07:01:07 2011
“…where nobody has seen a specimen like ourself.” Bears gearing up to face Lions’ Suh Mayer: Ndamukong Suh seems to enjoy …

Bears seek balance on offense with Lions up next
Fri Oct 7 04:07:24 2011
(Eds: With AP Photos) The Chicago Bears seem to be finding their offense in pieces. Matt Forte rushed for 205 yards last week …

Lions won’t be ready for prime time
Fri Oct 7 00:46:00 2011
The Detroit Lions are going to have to take me to Missouri before I cast my lot with the bunch insisting they’re for real.

Lions’ Suh impresses himself, if not Bears
Fri Oct 7 00:40:00 2011
LAKE FOREST – Jay Cutler acted as if he would rather play without a helmet than praise Ndamukong Suh, the hard-hitting, …

Bears gearing up to face Lions’ Suh
Fri Oct 7 00:22:00 2011
Zackary Bowman knew that Ndamukong Suh possessed freakish strength even before they stepped on the field together for the …

Breaking down Monday’s matchup
Fri Oct 7 00:14:00 2011
Watch what Tom and Larry have to say about Monday’s primetime matchup in Detroit, and discuss with ChicagoBears.com users.