Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Bears Beat (03.19.12): Cutler says he will watch over Marshall

March 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he will watch over new teammate Brandon Marshall, saying that it’ll be his “sole mission” to ensure that Marshall stays out of trouble. Also, former Colt Peyton Manning has chosen to sign with the Denver …

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The Bears Beat (03.16.12): Bears introduce new WR Marshall to media

March 16th, 2012 - 5:24 pm

The Bears held a press conference Friday to introduce new wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the media. The team also re-signed safety Craig Steltz to a two-year contract. And the Raiders released pass rushing specialist Kamerion Wimbley in a cost-cutting …

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The Bears Beat (03.15.12): Bears unsure if Marshall will be suspended

March 15th, 2012 - 5:56 pm

Bears general manager Phil Emery said he was unsure if the league will pass down a suspension to wide receiver Brandon Marshall. He also noted that the team was “taking a breath” and mulling other possible signings. And quarterback Jay …

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The Bears Beat (03.14.12): Bears continue adding pieces to puzzle, addressing needs

March 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm

Even before the first 24 hours were in the books, the Bears addressed more needs on the second calendar day of the 2012 free agency period. The team, preparing for the possible departure of special teamer Corey Graham, agreed to …

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Bears, Cutler get their No. 1 receiver

March 13th, 2012 - 3:17 pm

The Bears made headlines as the 2012 free agency period kicked off, but it was not via the market. FOX’s Jay Glazer reported via Twitter that the Bears have acquired Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall for two third-round draft picks. …

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Premier pass rusher or No. 1 wide receiver?

March 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm

The 2012 NFL free agency period is set to kick off at 3 p.m. Central time on Tuesday and there have been multiple reports stating that the Bears could be in pursuit of defensive end Mario Williams and wide receiver …

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The Bears Beat (03.12.12): Will the Bears pursue big free agent fish like DE Williams or WR Jackson?

March 12th, 2012 - 7:09 pm

When free agency opens up on Tuesday afternoon, will the Bears be big players in the market, particularly for talented players such as defensive end Mario Williams and wide receiver Vincent Jackson? Also, the team tendered a qualifying offer to …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Bears Beat (03.07.12): Smith meets with WR prospect

March 7th, 2012 - 5:52 pm

Bears head coach Lovie Smith dined with wide receiver prospect Stephen Hill of Georgia Tech. Also, more regarding the departure of Caleb Hanie and the backup quarterback situation. And Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts officially part ways. Bears’ Smith …

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