The Bears Beat (02.09.12): Can Bears be contenders in 2012?

February 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm

NFL.com analyst Steve Wyche says the Bears have a good chance at contending for the Super Bowl next year. Should the Bears address the wide receiver depth chart through the draft or in free agency? And Kristin Cavallari, fiancee of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, defended Gisele Bundchen for standing up for her husband, Tom Brady, following the Patriots’ Super Bowl loss.

NFL analyst thinks Bears can contend
Thu Feb 9 12:57:00 2012
Of the 20 NFL teams that missed the playoffs in 2011, NFL.com analyst Steve Wyche thinks that the Bears have the best chance …

2012 Super Bowl Contender: Chicago Bears? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Thu Feb 9 16:54:00 2012
As most of you that have read my articles before know, it’s been made consistently apparent that I’m a fan of the Chicago …

The Bears Den: February 9, 2012
Thu Feb 9 15:42:25 2012
Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach Mayer: Possessing all the qualities that Lovie Smith was seeking in an offensive line …

Bears GM Emery Known as “Satan”
Thu Feb 9 14:34:42 2012
This from an interesting post by Greg Gabriel, former Chicago Bears director of college scouting, about one of his former …

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Thu Feb 9 14:05:15 2012
Running back Matt Forte is the Bears’ only unrestricted free agent on either side of the ball who is important to their future …

Vikings’ new stadium could be next to Metrodome
Thu Feb 9 13:12:00 2012
The latest plan for a new home for the Minnesota Vikings would keep them in a familiar neighborhood, but there are still fears …

Chicago Bears Should Target WR’s In Free Agency, Not Draft
Thu Feb 9 12:35:49 2012
With NFL Free Agency just over a month away teams are starting to plan whom they will try and sign to upgrade their rosters. …

During his time in Annapolis, Bears GM Phil Emery was a leader among Midshipmen
Thu Feb 9 12:10:55 2012
Shortly after Navy hired him as running backs coach …

Garza, Melton land on “All-Joe” team
Thu Feb 9 11:51:00 2012
Bears center Roberto Garza and defensive lineman Henry Melton were recently selected to USA Today’s 20th annual ‘All-Joe’ …

Tim Holt named Bears O-line coach
Thu Feb 9 11:36:23 2012

Tentative NFC North salary-cap status
Thu Feb 9 11:02:56 2012
The NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has brought an issue we haven’t faced in a number of years: Tight …

Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach
Thu Feb 9 11:02:00 2012
LAKE FOREST – The Bears have hired Tim Holt as their offensive line coach.

2012 Chicago Bears Roster Turnover: Guard
Thu Feb 9 11:00:18 2012
Last time out we dissected the Bears center position, so we’ll stay with the interior of their line and get into …

Offseason position outlook: Tight end
Thu Feb 9 10:32:22 2012
This is the fourth installment of a 10-part series that reviews every Bears position group on offense and defense, while also …

Cavallari: I’m ‘loving how Gisele stuck up for her man’
Thu Feb 9 09:56:00 2012
Gisele Bundchen caught major heat for defending her husband, Tom Brady, after Super Bowl XLVI. But if you ask Jay Cutler’s …

Why did Forte hardly play in Pro Bowl?
Thu Feb 9 09:02:08 2012

Contestant Needed for Febearary Fever Tournament
Thu Feb 9 09:00:25 2012
We all know the offseason is slow, boring, and repetitive; I’m already tired of Peyton Manning news and the …

Bears’ Roy Williams drop lawsuit against Miss Texas Brooke Daniels
Thu Feb 9 08:01:28 2012
Chicago Bears wideout Roy Williams was a HORRIBLE signing by a front office known for making some really dumb NFL personnel …

Bears Draft Prospects: WR – Rounds 1-3
Thu Feb 9 07:33:32 2012

Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach
Thu Feb 9 07:02:48 2012

The Bears Den: February 9, 2012
Thu Feb 9 07:02:28 2012
“…where we drop f-bombs like they were perfectly thrown spirals.” Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach Mayer: Possessing …

Holt hire shows Tice still in charge
Thu Feb 9 06:38:42 2012

Bates, news quarterbacks coach, has experience with Cutler
Thu Feb 9 02:02:37 2012
Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates’ biggest claim to fame is the positive relationship he has with the team’s most important …