The Bears Beat (03.08.12): Potential Bears target Jackson prefers to remain in San Diego?

March 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Sources say that those familiar with free agent wide receiver Vincent Jackson — a potential target for the Bears in free agency — claim that he is willing to take less money to stay in San Diego. Also, a look at which Bears free agents are likely to stay and which ones could go. And one blogger’s take on why defensive end Mario Williams should be the Bears’ top priority in free agency.

Vincent Jackson would take less money to remain in San Diego
Thu Mar 8 17:00:20 2012
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Duerson’s family settles ex-Bear’s bankruptcy
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EyeBlack serves up patches for athletes and fans (PA SportsTicker)
Thu Mar 8 13:19:22 2012
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Thu Mar 8 12:35:16 2012
To the surprise of no one, the Bears placed a franchise tag on running back Matt Forte, which will pay him approximately $7.7 …

STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
Thu Mar 8 12:34:35 2012
It would seem that coach Lovie Smith would be more involved in pro personnel decisions now, given that new general managerf …

NOTES, QUOTES
Thu Mar 8 12:34:18 2012
–The Bears released seven-year veteran offensive lineman Frank Omiyale last week and also officially announced the release of …

INSIDE SLANT
Thu Mar 8 12:34:11 2012
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While Colts had Peyton Manning, the Bears had these 17 QBs
Thu Mar 8 12:30:59 2012
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Bears free agents: Who stays, who goes?
Thu Mar 8 11:44:52 2012
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2012 Free Agency Previews: NFC North
Thu Mar 8 11:05:42 2012
2012 Free Agency Previews: NFC North

Mario Williams should be the Bears top priority
Thu Mar 8 11:00:19 2012
I know, I know… What about a receiver?!? I’ve gotta tell ya, the premise took me by surprise too. I’ve been on …

2012 free agents by team (ProFootballWeekly.com)
Thu Mar 8 10:46:47 2012
Updated March 8, 2012 at 11:45 a.m. ET The following list was provided by the NFLPA. It includes the players who…

NFC North free-agency primer
Thu Mar 8 09:12:49 2012
Chicago Bears Key free agents: Tight end Kellen Davis, running back Matt Forte (franchise), cornerback Corey Graham, …

Smith likes depth on defensive line
Thu Mar 8 08:03:26 2012
Bears’ general manager, he used at least one of his top two picks on a defensive lineman.]]>

Bears should be targeting improvement at receiver
Thu Mar 8 08:03:26 2012
Bears have sent one player to the Pro Bowl as a wide receiver.]]>

The Bears Den: March 8, 2012
Thu Mar 8 07:01:06 2012
“…where we would like you to overly stress the ‘h’ in ‘where’.” Test knowledge of Bears draft history Mayer: How much do …