Month: February 2012

The Bears Beat (02.29.12): Bears in bottom five in player spending last year

Posted in News and Rumors on February 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm by

Last year’s rankings in team spending on player contracts were released and the Bears were in the bottom five of that list. Also, Bears head coach Lovie Smith will be inducted into the Texas Sports […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.28.12): Bears raise ticket prices

Posted in News and Rumors on February 28, 2012 at 5:32 pm by

The Bears have raised their ticket prices for the ninth time in 10 years, according to the Sun-Times. The NFL has moved its traditional Thursday night opener to Wednesday to avoid conflict with President Obama’s […] Read the full article »

Anthony Adams says farewell with class via Twitter

Posted in News and Rumors on February 28, 2012 at 10:56 am by

The following excerpt — transcribed by Pro Football Talk — came from former Bears defensive tackle Anthony Adams’ Twitter account, in which he thanks the city of Chicago, Bears fans, and former Bear Richard Dent. […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.27.12): Bears will part ways with DT Adams

Posted in News and Rumors on February 27, 2012 at 5:38 pm by

The Bears will release veteran defensive tackle Anthony Adams after informing him that he is no longer in the team’s future plans. Also, after improving his stock at the scouting combine, Notre Dame wide receiver […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.23.12): Lovie addresses media for first time since end-of-year remarks

Posted in News and Rumors on February 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm by

Bears head coach Lovie Smith publicly spoke for the first time since his end-of-year comments following the Bears’ 8-8 season. Included in his address to the media were comments about the firing of Jerry Angelo, […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.22.12): Would Bears splurge on another defensive end?

Posted in News and Rumors on February 22, 2012 at 5:33 pm by

Would the Bears pursue Texans defensive end Mario Williams to play opposite Julius Peppers if Williams hit the free agent market? That and other topics in Chicago Tribune writer Dan Pompei’s Bears mailbag. Plus, news […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.21.12): Bears must address aging defense

Posted in News and Rumors on February 21, 2012 at 5:58 pm by

Either the Bears find the Fountain of Youth on defense or they begin replenishing the talent on that side of the ball if they want to compete in the coming years. Also, what to watch […] Read the full article »

Jay Cutler on the type of receiver he’d like the Bears to add to the roster

Posted in News and Rumors on February 20, 2012 at 6:00 pm by

“Anyone really over 6-2 at this point is going to look good.” -Bears quarterback Jay Cutler when asked what kind of wide receiver he’d like the Bears to add this offseason.

The Bears Beat (02.20.12): Cutler hoping new front office can get him “more toys to play with”

Posted in News and Rumors on February 20, 2012 at 5:38 pm by

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler applauded the addition of Jeremy Bates as his quarterbacks coach and hopes that new general manager Phil Emery can add more pieces to the offense, including a taller receiver. Also, what […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (02.17.12): Franchise tag can be both a blessing and curse for Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on February 17, 2012 at 5:39 pm by

The Bears may both benefit and suffer from the franchise tag this offseason. It’ll be a valuable tool for retaining running back Matt Forte but other teams’ use of the tag could limit the amount […] Read the full article »