The Bears Beat (05.08.12): Bears sign rookies Rodriguez, McCoy

May 8th, 2012 - 6:05 pm

The Bears agreed to contracts with rookie fourth-round tight end Evan Rodriguez and seventh-round cornerback Greg McCoy. Three of the Bears’ six draft picks from last month’s draft remained unsigned: first-round defensive end Shea McClellin, third-round safety Brandon Hardin, and sixth-round cornerback Isaiah Frey. Also, other Bears news and tidbits from around the league.

Chicago Bears sign 4th-round pick Evan Rodriguez (TE-Temple) to 4 year contract
Tue May 8 17:10:49 2012
The Chicago Bears announced they have come to terms with Evan Rodriguez, the TE from Temple drafted in the 4th round …

The Bears Den: May 08, 2012
Tue May 8 16:36:13 2012
Marinelli excited to work with top pick – Marinelli compares McClellin to Rams’ Leonard Little and Lions’ Cliff Avril, both …

Bears sign fourth-round pick
Tue May 8 16:35:01 2012
The Chicago Bears continue the process of getting the team’s draft picks under contract, adding their second pick of the …

Video: Cris Carter talks about Bears receivers
Tue May 8 16:13:10 2012

Bears agree to deals with Rodriguez, McCoy
Tue May 8 15:59:00 2012
The Chicago Bears hope to have all of their draft picks under contract by Monday and are halfway there after agreeing to terms …

Report: Cardinals expected to re-sign Haggans, Holliday (National Football Post)
Tue May 8 15:52:10 2012
Veteran defenders project to be backups

Fan’s Perspective: Addition of Brandon Marshall Has Made Bears Most Well-Balanced Team in NFC North (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue May 8 15:43:00 2012
In 2008, Jay Cutler threw for 25 touchdowns and over 4,500 yards with the Denver Broncos. This was Jay’s breakout season, …

Minn. Senate eyes user fees for Vikings stadium (The Associated Press)
Tue May 8 15:08:15 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Senate pushed more Vikings stadium financing costs in the direction of the team and fans …

2011 Bears Draft Rewind
Tue May 8 15:00:27 2012
With the 2012 NFL Draft firmly in our rearview mirror, why not look back in time to a year ago when we were singing the praises …

Saints’ Vitt denies telling Hargrove to ‘play dumb’
Tue May 8 14:47:00 2012
New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt denied instructing defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove to “play dumb” …

Bears sign CB Greg McCoy
Tue May 8 14:02:00 2012
The Bears have agreed to a four-year contract with …

Bears agree to terms with two draft picks
Tue May 8 14:01:00 2012
The Bears on Tuesday agreed to terms with two of their draft picks, fourth-round tight end Evan Rodriguez and seventh-round …

Chicago Bears Agree to Terms with 7th Round Pick Greg McCoy
Tue May 8 13:49:42 2012
The Chicago Bears announced today that they have reached a 4-year deal with 7th round pick (220th overall) Greg McCoy. The …

Jauss, Ditka, Brickhouse get Ring Lardner honor
Tue May 8 13:24:00 2012
Longtime former Chicago Tribune sportswriter Bill Jauss, ESPN analyst and former Chicago Bears Super Bowl champion coach Mike …

Bears sign seventh-rounder Greg McCoy
Tue May 8 13:04:31 2012
The Bears usually lead the way when it comes to signing rookie draft picks. They were first to the party this year with …

Bears Come to Terms with Seventh Round pick McCoy
Tue May 8 12:53:04 2012
Oct 22, 2011; Fort Worth, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs cornerback Greg McCoy (7) breaks up a pass intended for New Mexico Lobos …

Greg McCoy signs 4 year deal with the Bears
Tue May 8 12:38:10 2012
The Chicago Bears have signed their 7th round draft pick Greg McCoy. The corner / return specialist from TCU will …

Marshall making a smooth transition
Tue May 8 12:38:00 2012
Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall is picking up where he left off with quarterback Jay Cutler in Denver and building …

Rookies Rodriguez, McCoy agree to deals
Tue May 8 11:17:16 2012
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with fourth-round pick Evan Rodriguez and seventh-round pick Greg McCoy on four-year …

Alshon Jeffery on tape
Tue May 8 10:35:35 2012

Bears sign rookie Greg McCoy
Tue May 8 09:31:51 2012

Playoffs? These five 2011 also-rans have a good shot at getting there
Tue May 8 07:33:00 2012
Which five new teams make the playoffs this season that fell short last season? Clark Judge has a hunch the long-suffering …