Month: March 2012

The Bears Beat (03.29.12): Bears sign WR Thomas to one-year deal

Posted in News and Rumors on March 29, 2012 at 5:50 pm by

The Bears continued to bolster their wide receiver depth chart with the addition of former Giant Devin Thomas late Wednesday. The move comes after acquiring Brandon Marshall and special teamer Eric Weems. Weems said the […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.28.12): Smith discusses Forte, Hester, offensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on March 28, 2012 at 5:41 pm by

Bears head coach Lovie Smith commented on a range of topics from Matt Forte’s contract situation to possible changes to the offensive line to Devin Hester’s role in Mike Tice’s offense. Also, news on the […] Read the full article »

Lovie Smith on disgruntled Matt Forte

Posted in News and Rumors on March 28, 2012 at 1:04 pm by

“Right now, Matt Forte the football player has a problem with our organization. It’s not about one person.” -Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Matt Forte’s demeanor toward the organization, Forte’s contract talks with it, […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.27.12): Forte has contract offer on table

Posted in News and Rumors on March 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm by

Bears president Ted Phillips says the Bears have made a “strong offer” to running back Matt Forte that offers fair compensation comparatively to his worth to the team. The defending Super Bowl champion New York […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.26.12): Knox could miss 2012 season

Posted in News and Rumors on March 26, 2012 at 6:08 pm by

Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox could miss the entire 2012 season if he is still recovering from the spinal fusion surgery he underwent after suffering a serious injury last year. Bears chairman George McCaskey says […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.23.12): Bears RB Barber retires

Posted in News and Rumors on March 23, 2012 at 5:48 pm by

Bears running back Marion Barber is planning to retire from the NFL. Defensive back/special teamer Corey Graham is leaving the team to join Baltimore. And more news regarding the Michael Bush signing and the subsequent […] Read the full article »

Forte’s whining wearing thin

Posted in News and Rumors on March 22, 2012 at 5:48 pm by

I’ve been blessed with seven adorable nephews and nieces, each one with his or her own unique characteristics making them worthy of being given affectionate names a la Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.22.12): Bears sign RB Michael Bush

Posted in News and Rumors on March 22, 2012 at 5:31 pm by

The Bears signed backup running back Michael Bush to a four-year contract on Thursday. Matt Forte complained about the Bush signing via Twitter. And Forte was picked over Jay Cutler in the Madden NFL 13 […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.21.12): Bears in attendance to watch WR prospect

Posted in News and Rumors on March 21, 2012 at 5:35 pm by

The Bears were in attendance at Baylor’s pro day to watch potential target, wide receiver Kendall Wright work out. Former Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie will visit the Denver Broncos. And the NFL handed down a […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (03.20.12): Urlacher likes Marshall trade, worries about suspension

Posted in News and Rumors on March 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm by

Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, the face of the organization for more than a decade, said he was excited by the acquisition of wide receiver Brandon Marshall but worries about a possible suspension following the […] Read the full article »