The Bears Beat (11.03.11): Urlacher unhappy with NFL’s treatment of defensive players

November 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm

Brian Urlacher sounded off about his disappointment in the way the NFL is cracking the whip on defensive players, the Bears will be at their healthiest since the season opener when they face the Eagles Monday night, and Lovie Smith is looking for more from defensive tackle Henry Melton.

Bears still not taking advantage of chances (AP)
Thu Nov 3 17:27:27 2011
Jay Cutler sees room for improvement and he sees help on the way. With receiver Earl Bennett expected to return from a chest …

Bears content to ease Carimi back into action
Thu Nov 3 17:07:00 2011
Gabe Carimi had his first post-injury practice in full pads Thursday as the Chicago Bears rookie offensive lineman takes …

Bears’ Smith looking for more from Melton
Thu Nov 3 16:26:00 2011
Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith felt he needed to nudge Henry Melton a little bit.

Bears in good health in preparation for Eagles
Thu Nov 3 16:09:00 2011
The Chicago Bears are at full strength in preparation for Monday night’s game at Philadelphia.

Carimi a full practice participant
Thu Nov 3 15:49:29 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — First-year right tackle Gabe Carimi (knee) had full participation in practice on Thursday, and could be …

Eagles defense sports new look
Thu Nov 3 15:49:00 2011
The Eagles defense the Bears will encounter Monday night in Philadelphia is much different than the one they torched last …

Williams: Chemisty with Cutler improving
Thu Nov 3 15:34:40 2011
<!–video–> LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The huddle often broke, and as Chicago Bears receiver Roy Williams trotted toward the …

Bears still not taking advantage of chances
Thu Nov 3 14:11:33 2011
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer Quarterback Jay Cutler sees room for …

Devin Hester Wins NFC Special Teams Player Of The Month
Thu Nov 3 13:51:54 2011
Devin Hester has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month. This is his third time in his career that he’s won the …

Thursday’s National Football League Capsules (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Nov 3 13:40:41 2011
OPENING LINE – Dallas by 12\00BD

NFL Preview Capsule: Bears at Eagles (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Nov 3 13:37:32 2011
OPENING LINE – Eagles by 7

Week 9: NFC Wild Card Watch
Thu Nov 3 13:00:54 2011
Chris Conte is flying high now, but he could play an integral part in the Bears’ future after this week.Yes, we’re …

Bears to see what they missed in Babin
Thu Nov 3 12:51:13 2011
<!–photo1–>LAKE FOREST, Ill. — One area the Chicago Bears failed to address in the shortened, post-lockout free agency …

Jay Cutler press conference highlights
Thu Nov 3 12:21:53 2011
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler addressed reporters, for his usual mid-week press conference. It usually takes place on Wednesday. …

Devin Hester named NFC Special Teams player of the month
Thu Nov 3 12:03:38 2011
Devin Hester named NFC Special Teams player of the month “Hester returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown against the Carolina …

Highlights from Andy Reid teleconference
Thu Nov 3 11:39:04 2011
I’ve known Andy Reid since he was the quarterbacks coach in Green Bay. What was evident then was his obvious intelligence, his …

Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2011; Bye Week Breakdown All 21 Sacks
Thu Nov 3 11:00:19 2011
It’s not always as easy as seeing who’s guy made the sack to determine who is responsible for giving up that …

Forte rips Bears over lack of new deal
Thu Nov 3 10:56:57 2011
Running back Matt Forte accused the Chicago Bears of happily grinding him “into a pulp” while refusing to hand him a new and …

Forte rips Bears over lack of new deal
Thu Nov 3 10:42:27 2011
Running back Matt Forte accused the Chicago Bears of happily grinding him “into a pulp” while refusing to hand him a new …

Bears still not taking advantage of chances
Thu Nov 3 09:58:09 2011
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer Quarterback Jay Cutler sees room for …

Keep an Eye on: Week 9′s finer points of analysis
Thu Nov 3 09:13:21 2011
Keep an Eye on: Week 9′s finer points of analysis

SI names Matt Forte Offensive Player of the First Half
Thu Nov 3 08:59:21 2011
Some people consider it a dubious honor to be named to anything Sports Illustrated’s Peter King publishes. So take it for what …

Brian Urlacher tees off on fines and flags
Thu Nov 3 08:47:31 2011
Brian Urlacher is getting sick of the way the NFL treats defensive players. Urlacher, the Bears linebacker, appeared on …

Bears need defense to step up its game
Thu Nov 3 08:11:11 2011

Tale of the tape: Matt Forte vs. LeSean McCoy
Thu Nov 3 08:11:10 2011

Contain Michael Vick or Else
Thu Nov 3 06:33:02 2011

Tale of the tape: Matt Forte vs. LeSean McCoy
Thu Nov 3 02:16:51 2011
Bears running back Matt Forte is fifth in the NFL …