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

February 29th, 2012 - 5:42 pm

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 Hall of Fame. And more reaction and analysis to the Bears’ ticket price hike.

Bears didn’t plan to be near bottom of NFL in 2011 spending (The National Football Post)
Wed Feb 29 08:47:00 2012
Chicago Bears president Ted Phillips said the team’s plan wasn’t to be in the bottom five in player…

Bears in bottom five in cash spent on players in 2011
Wed Feb 29 05:25:40 2012
During the NFLPA’s annual meeting with agents, they released statistics showing how much money each team spent on players. …

Mike Florio’s Chicago Bears 2012 “To Do” List
Wed Feb 29 01:47:30 2012
If you’re a married stiff like me, you probably have a “honey do” list. It’s the list of household …

Saints, Cardinals in Hall of Fame Game August 5th
Wed Feb 29 15:08:36 2012
Saints, Cardinals in Hall of Fame Game August 5th

2012 NFL Free Agency: Linebacker Rankings
Wed Feb 29 13:28:39 2012
2012 NFL Free Agency: Linebacker Rankings

Smith to enter the Texas Sports HOF
Wed Feb 29 12:44:00 2012
Back in his home state, Bears coach Lovie Smith will be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Class of …

OSS: Geometric Ditka
Wed Feb 29 11:01:05 2012
More OSS >> Digital prints, wall art and t-shirts of ‘Geometric Ditka’, as well as other Bears designs, are available …

Febearary Fever – Berenstain Bears vs Ling Ling
Wed Feb 29 08:52:36 2012
Only two matchups left in the first round of Febearary Fever – hey, its almost March! – and today we have well-read bears …

The Bears Den: February 29, 2012
Wed Feb 29 07:01:58 2012
“…where it’s a bonus leap day of shame for losers of all bets.” Miami native Hilton inspired by Hester Mayer: Growing up in …

Chicago Bears Raise Ticket Prices Again: A Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Wed Feb 29 07:01:00 2012
The Chicago Bears have announced that they are raising ticket prices, again. This marks the ninth time in the last ten years …

Non-club tickets at Soldier Field going up in price for 2012
Wed Feb 29 03:28:00 2012
For the ninth time in 10 years, the Chicago Bears are raising ticket prices.

Miami native Hilton inspired by Hester
Wed Feb 29 03:02:11 2012

Hut, hut, ticket-price hike for Bears
Wed Feb 29 02:16:43 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — Coming off their fourth non-playoff …

Illinois’ Whitney Mercilus shooting up charts
Wed Feb 29 02:16:37 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — There are three podiums and eight …

Prices increasing for Bears season ticket holders
Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 2012
Phillips points out club didn’t plan to be frugal in 2011, but money earmarked for Forte deal wasn’t used The Bears are raising …