Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Bears Beat (04.16.12): Bears start offseason program

April 16th, 2012 - 6:08 pm

The Bears started their voluntary offseason program on Monday, former Bears wide receiver David Terrell was charged with domestic battery, and an interview with former Bears running back Gale Sayers. Bears starting their offseason program Mon Apr 16 00:00:00 2012 [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.13.12): Bears interested in rookie DE Mercilus?

April 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm

The Bears worked out University of Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus last month six days after the school held its official Pro Day, according to ESPN.com. Also, ESPN’s draft analyst, Mel Kiper Jr., has the Bears selecting Mercilus with the [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.11.12): Bears extend Briggs through 2014

April 11th, 2012 - 5:16 pm

The Bears agreed to a 1-year contract extension with linebacker Lance Briggs, who said afterward his dream is to retire as a Bear. Also, the Bears are looking for veteran offensive line help, and analyst Jon Gruden says the addition [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.10.12): Urlacher, Cutler speak about various topics

April 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm

In Tuesday’s The Bears Beat, the two faces of the Bears answer questions about a variety of topics. Brian Urlacher was presented the Ed Block Courage Award for overcoming physical and emotional pain and also spoke about the team’s offseason [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.09.12): NFL.com mock draft: Bears to select WR Floyd

April 9th, 2012 - 5:04 pm

NFL.com’s Albert Breer has predicted the Bears will select Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd in his latest mock draft. Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is being sued over failed bank loans. And middle linebacker Brian Urlacher will earn the [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.06.12): Bears website launches draft challenge

April 6th, 2012 - 5:25 pm

The Bears’ official website, ChicagoBears.com, launched their sixth annual Draft Challenge contest for prizes. Cornerback D.J. Moore answers questions from fans. And former Bears defensive end Alex Brown will enter the University of Florida’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Draft Challenge [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.05.12): Bears sign veteran CB Hayden

April 5th, 2012 - 5:53 pm

The Bears agreed to a one-year deal with veteran cornerback Kelvin Hayden, a long-time member of the Colts who is familiar with Lovie Smith’s Cover-2 defense. Also, defensive tackle Amobi Okoye is receiving strong interest from several teams and is [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.04.12): Bears to open preseason against Manning, Broncos

April 4th, 2012 - 5:42 pm

The 2012 NFL preseason schedule was announced on Wednesday and the Bears will play host to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to open the season. Also, Brian Urlacher said he wants to finish his career with the Bears, and [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.03.12): NFL unveils new team uniforms

April 3rd, 2012 - 5:35 pm

The NFL unveiled new uniforms for all 32 teams made by Nike. The Bears reportedly will not have the alternate orange jerseys anymore due to the change. The Bears had a staff present at the Notre Dame pro day. And [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.02.12): ESPN Mock Draft: Bears to take offensive tackle in first round

April 2nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm

In the latest ESPN mock draft, analyst Todd McShay predicts the Bears will select an offensive tackle. Bears nickel back D.J. Moore will field questions from fans on the team’s official website. And Bears free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye [...]

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