The Bears Beat (12.06.11): Lovie says Martz rumors are “made up”

December 6th, 2011 - 5:50 pm

Bears head coach Lovie Smith said the recent rumors that Mike Martz could be leaving the Bears after this season are “made up.” Caleb Hanie will continue receiving the same amount of repetitions in practice this week, and the Bears defense has the red hot Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos in its sight.

Report: Bears not interested in Favre (Yahoo! Sports)
Tue Dec 6 15:55:10 2011
Brett Favre might be listening, but apparently the Chicago Bears are not talking. The Bears are not interested in Favre’s …

Fantasy Football – Bad Beat Edition
Tue Dec 6 15:00:36 2011
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Wrong-way Bears need to stop and ask for directions
Tue Dec 6 14:16:33 2011
Coming out of their bye, immediately after polishing off the …

Report: Bears not interested in luring Favre to Chicago
Tue Dec 6 14:01:51 2011
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Bears’ Smith hasn’t discussed Martz’s status ‘with anyone’
Tue Dec 6 13:05:00 2011
Bears coach Lovie Smith was not in the mood Monday to discuss rumors linking offensive coordinator Mike Martz, in the final …

Brady, Hanie a tale of two QBs in New York Life Protection Index (AP)
Tue Dec 6 12:45:26 2011
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (STATS) – Tom Brady’s experience makes it easier for the New England Patriots to overcome injuries on their …

Report: Bears have absolutely no interest in Brett Favre (Yahoo! Sports)
Tue Dec 6 12:25:12 2011
Maybe Brett Favre had some interest in playing for the Chicago Bears, but no one bothered to ask the Chicago Bears if they …

Lovie Smith: Reports of Mike Martz’s departure are “made up”
Tue Dec 6 11:43:51 2011
The report that offensive coordinator Mike Martz won’t be back with the Bears after his contract expires at the end of …

Coach Killers, Week 13: Dumb penalties are dumb
Tue Dec 6 11:20:29 2011
Coach Killers, Week 13: Dumb penalties are dumb

Cowboys’ Garrett continues fateful moves
Tue Dec 6 11:19:25 2011
Freezing own kicker latest blunder by Cowboys’ Garrett.

Bears plan to stick with Hanie at quarterback
Tue Dec 6 11:12:10 2011
Bears are going with Caleb Hanie at quarterback until Jay Cutler is healthy enough to play or Josh McCown knows enough of the …

Brett Favre Would Listen If Chicago Bears Called About Quarterback Spot
Tue Dec 6 10:18:00 2011
The NFL is Brett Favre’s CRACK, because the retired NFL QB is REALLY THINKING about listening to the Chicago Bears, if they …

Brett Favre: 3 Reasons Chicago Bears need him Over Donovan McNabb
Tue Dec 6 10:07:24 2011
Terrell Owens never hid the fact that he would choose Brett Favre over Donovan McNabb, now there is not much of the sporting …

The Chicago Bears may not win another game this year
Tue Dec 6 10:00:36 2011
I’m usually not the doom and gloom type. I have my occasional high’s and low’s, but I try and maintain an …

Streaking/Slumping: Week 13
Tue Dec 6 09:41:34 2011
STREAKING 1. Corey Graham, CB: Filling in for the injured D.J. Moore, Graham generated three interceptions over four games, …

Has McNabb lost passion for football?
Tue Dec 6 09:33:09 2011
Because it’s clear you don’t care anymore.

Video: First Take debates Bears-Favre
Tue Dec 6 08:47:44 2011

Video: The Favre debate
Tue Dec 6 08:46:25 2011
Stephen A. Smith, Kordell Stewart, and Skip Bayless discuss the report that says the Bears are not interested in Brett Favre.

Tales from the Tape: Offense
Tue Dec 6 08:34:24 2011

Week 14 Fantasy Football MarketWatch: Matt Forte Out, Marion Barber Leads The Waiver Wire
Tue Dec 6 07:39:41 2011
Marion Barber (credits below) If you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume you made your fantasy football …

The Bears Den: December 6, 2011
Tue Dec 6 06:35:50 2011
“…where it’s chin strap time.” Bears won’t bring in another quarterback Mayer: Lovie Smith believes that better play from …

Bears’ defense has Tim Tebow in its sights
Tue Dec 6 02:14:54 2011
Injuries to Jay Cutler and Matt Forte haven’t …

Battered Bears look to regroup
Tue Dec 6 00:15:00 2011
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Bears’ D shifts focus to Tebow
Tue Dec 6 00:01:00 2011
LAKE FOREST – Bears nickelback and special-teams ace Corey Graham tried to remember the last time he had seen a quarterback …