The Bears Beat (03.09.12): Analyzing expectations of Bears GM Emery

March 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm

A look at expectations of Bears general manager Phil Emery and what he should do when free agency starts next week. Former Bears defensive tackle Steve McMichael calls bounty system “mythical.” And the Bears are still hoping to reach a long-term deal with running back Matt Forte.

Are We Expecting Too Much from our GM?
Fri Mar 9 13:00:42 2012
Mario Williams. Vincent Jackson. Marques Colston. Those are the three big names in the free agency hunt for …

If I were Phil Emery….
Fri Mar 9 15:00:12 2012
Phil Emery has never been a general manager before. Therefore, he has no clear track record, leaving room for the …

Bears shocked Pack with late free kick
Fri Mar 9 14:10:00 2012
Most Bears fans know all about their team’s 73-0 rout of the Redskins in the 1940 NFL title game, Gale Sayers’ six-touchdown …

NFL free agency and more: Peyton Manning puts a damper on Matt Flynn’s big moment (Yahoo! Sports)
Fri Mar 9 13:34:00 2012
Packers backup Flynn is taking a back seat as Manning’s availability has dominated the discussion.

Around the League notes: Could RG3 be Cowboys target? (Yahoo! Sports)
Fri Mar 9 12:01:15 2012
Given that Dallas officials have spoken publicly about at some point carving out a contract extension for quarterback Tony …

Febearary Fever – Banjo vs Gummi Bears
Fri Mar 9 11:00:55 2012
Free agency and March Madness draw nigh, and Febearary Fever’s second round rolls on. Today we have upset special winner #7 …

2012 free agents by team (ProFootballWeekly.com)
Fri Mar 9 09:30:05 2012
Updated March 9, 2012 at 10:34 a.m. ET The following list was provided by the NFLPA. It includes the players who…

McMichael calls bounty system ‘mythical’
Fri Mar 9 08:54:00 2012
Former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Steve McMichael, who was a key member of one of the most dominant defenses in NFL …

Adams and Omiyale released by Bears
Fri Mar 9 08:03:18 2012
Bears released seven-year veteran offensive lineman Frank Omiyale last week and also officially announced the release of …

Bears still hoping to sign Forte long terms
Fri Mar 9 08:03:18 2012
Bears placed a franchise tag on running back Matt Forte, which will pay him approximately $7]]>

Strategy And Personnel
Fri Mar 9 08:03:18 2012

Bears have questions to answer at DT
Fri Mar 9 07:38:00 2012

Foster gets $20.75 million in real guarantees
Fri Mar 9 06:03:07 2012
Somewhere, Matt Forte and Ray Rice are feeling pretty good right now. On consecutive days this week, Seahawks running back …

Live Chat: 2012 Free Agency
Fri Mar 9 05:41:09 2012

STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
Fri Mar 9 03:49:55 2012
It would seem that coach Lovie Smith would be more involved in pro personnel decisions now, given that new general managerf …