The Bears Beat (12.14.11): Forte not ruled out for Seahawks game

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Running back Matt Forte has not officially been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks, Jay Cutler remains hopeful that he will be able to play again this year, and general manager Jerry Angelo discusses the Bears’ loss to the Broncos.

Two Chicago Bears make USA Football’s All-Fundamentals Team
Wed Dec 14 17:09:08 2011
USA Football, which is football’s national governing body, has released their 3rd annual All-Fundamentals team. …

Cutler says doctor happy with progress
Wed Dec 14 16:48:00 2011
Appearing on ‘The Waddle and Silvy Show’ on ESPN 1000 Wednesday, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler discussed his recovery from …

Forte misses practice, but not ruled out for Seahawks game
Wed Dec 14 16:30:00 2011
Coach Lovie Smith said Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte continues to make improvement with the sprained MCL in his right …

Barber faces NFL fine after avoiding media again
Wed Dec 14 16:24:27 2011
Bears running back Marion Barber refuses to talk to the media whether he runs for 108 yards and a touchdown or inexplicably …

Fan’s View: Tebow by the Stats (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Wed Dec 14 16:19:00 2011
I speculated in a recent piece that the Chicago Bears could benefit from a trade for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (or a …

Angelo: Bears must move on from loss
Wed Dec 14 15:34:00 2011 senior writer Larry Mayer speaks with general manager Jerry Angelo about the most pressing issues involving …

Bears QB Cutler won’t rule out regular-season return
Wed Dec 14 15:18:00 2011
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte are each making progress in their respective returns from injuries, …

Pleased to Meet You: Week 15, Seattle Seahawks
Wed Dec 14 15:00:46 2011
So apparently the last few weeks I forgot how to count or read the weeks, and nobody bothered to correct me. …

Hanie needs to improve for Bears to have a chance (AP)
Wed Dec 14 14:59:30 2011
Caleb Hanie’s three-game stint as a starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears has yet to produce a victory when his team needs …

Conte takes blame for breakdown on Broncos’ TD
Wed Dec 14 14:26:00 2011
The Chicago Bears can’t afford any communication issues down the stretch if they hope to remain in playoff contention.

Hanie: ‘A tough loss, but we’ll bounce back’
Wed Dec 14 14:03:00 2011
Preparing for a surging Seattle team this Sunday is challenging enough. Trying to forget about last weekend’s …

Caleb Hanie: “The wins are tough to come by”
Wed Dec 14 13:55:02 2011
Winless in three starts, Caleb Hanie has learned an obvious bout hard truth about starting as an NFL quarterback. “That wins …

Hanie trying to stay confident during slide
Wed Dec 14 13:35:53 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Caleb Hanie’s optimistic remarks didn’t jibe with his downcast demeanor Wednesday, when the …

Bears need all the help they can get
Wed Dec 14 13:23:51 2011
A loss is a loss to Brian Urlacher. ‘‘They all …

NFC wildcard spots still up for grab
Wed Dec 14 13:03:00 2011
In the hunt for the NFC’s two wildcard berths, the Bears are tied with the Cowboys (7-6), one game behind the Lions and Falcons …

Maybe that Ditkaawful “Barbearian” nickname will be given a rest now? The best of the Bears-Broncos in-game thread.
Wed Dec 14 13:00:14 2011
Well, that result was worse than the “REWind” nickname for Roy Williams (seriously, when it’s late in the season …

You can’t spell Tebow without a W
Wed Dec 14 12:19:04 2011
Sorry, Tom, it’s Tebow’s world. You’re just playing in it.

NFL reprimands Barber for media dodge
Wed Dec 14 11:55:16 2011
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber received an official warning from the NFL for his failure to …

Cutler: Outside chance of facing Packers
Wed Dec 14 11:34:12 2011
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who has missed the last three games while recovering from thumb surgery, said Wednesday …

Cowboys shut down Jon Kitna for remainder of season (The National Football Post)
Wed Dec 14 11:26:00 2011
When the Dallas Cowboys put in a waiver claim for Kyle Orton three weeks ago, they did so because Jon Kitna was…

8 to blame for Bears’ losing streak
Wed Dec 14 08:27:27 2011
While everybody has contributed to the Bears’ three-game …

NFL Week 15 NFL Pick’em
Wed Dec 14 08:13:08 2011
Every week we talk about the NFL having exciting games that comedown to the fourth quarter. I do not think I have seen more …

Ten Venomous Thoughts on the Chicago Bears
Wed Dec 14 07:26:13 2011
1. The Bears are so much better off workout Brett Favre or Donovan McNabb. It’s gotten to the point where we’re happy with …

Jerry Angelo heads our list of who???s to blame for Bears??? losing streak
Wed Dec 14 07:12:48 2011

Hanie needs to improve for Bears to have a chance
Wed Dec 14 05:12:45 2011

Bears’ tough talk shallow and hollow
Wed Dec 14 03:12:33 2011

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