The Bears Beat (05.15.12): Marshall investigation closing, receiver not likely to be charged

May 14th, 2012 - 5:42 pm

The police investigation into whether Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall punched a woman in a New York City nightclub is drawing to a close and Marshall is not expected to be charged with any wrongdoing. Quarterback Jay Cutler says the new-look Mike Tice offense is “going to be fun.” And NFL analyst Boomer Esiason said his CBS colleague and former Steelers coach, Bill Cowher, would likely be interested in the Bears head coaching job if Lovie Smith were to get fired.

Police to conclude investigation into Brandon Marshall
Mon May 14 11:31:43 2012
Police in New York City are expected this week to conclude their investigation into a March incident where Chicago Bears wide …

Bears’ Brandon Marshall not likely to be charged in fight at night club
Mon May 14 12:35:06 2012
When the Dolphins traded Brandon Marshall to the Bears for just a pair of 3rd round picks back in March, it raised some …

Signs pointing back to tackle for Bears’ Williams
Mon May 14 12:11:00 2012
The Chicago Bears have not made it official with Chris Williams, but barring a new development it appears likely the former …

Cutler on new-look offense: ‘It’s going to be fun’
Mon May 14 16:34:00 2012
Jay Cutler got a chance to work with rookie receiver Alshon Jeffery for the first time Monday and likes the potential of a …

Tommie Harris working to build schools in the Sudan in memory of his late wife (Shutdown Corner)
Mon May 14 14:43:26 2012
Three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris lost his wife Ashley unexpectedly in February. Instead of dwelling on what …

Esiason: Bears would appeal to Cowher
Mon May 14 14:39:00 2012
NFL analyst Boomer Esiason shared his thoughts Monday on the Chicago Bears’ need to commit to the passing game and whether he …

Wes Welker, Matt Forte not expected to miss regular season games
Mon May 14 13:59:13 2012
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker and Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte both entered the offseason in search of long-term contracts. …

Chris Williams could be moving back to tackle
Mon May 14 13:42:47 2012
When the Bears made Chris Williams the 14th overall pick of the 2008 Draft, they were looking for a starting tackle. Williams …

Bears waive 3 players
Mon May 14 13:30:17 2012
The Chicago Bears have waived offensive tackle Levi Horn, tight end Andre Smith and guard Reggie Stephens.

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Bears waive 3 players (The Associated Press)
Mon May 14 13:30:00 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have waived offensive tackle Levi Horn, tight end Andre Smith and guard Reggie …

Chicago Bears Looking at 6’10” Tight End; Military Veteran: Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon May 14 13:04:00 2012
There is a lot more to this story than Ali Villanueva being 6’10″, but man, can you imagine if you had a coherent tight end …

Five Questions With “Frogs O’ War” about Greg McCoy
Mon May 14 13:00:01 2012
Our extensive post draft coverage is rolling on as only Windy City Gridiron can do it, and this time we caught up …

Chicago Bears Add 7, Waive 3
Mon May 14 12:57:47 2012
As I previously stated, the Chicago Bears held rookie tryouts over the weekend. The Bears welcomed 33 players over the weekend. …

Bears trim roster, waive three players
Mon May 14 12:38:18 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears have waived offensive tackle Levi Horn, tight end Andre Smith and guard Reggie …

Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler allowed to audible again
Mon May 14 12:38:00 2012
The Chicago Tribune reports that Jay Cutler will be afforded a luxury he has not had the last two seasons: the ability to …

Report: Marshall unlikely to be charged
Mon May 14 11:23:43 2012
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall is not expected to be charged for allegedly punching a woman in the face at a New …

Chicago Bears Tweak Roster By Cutting Three
Mon May 14 11:08:13 2012
After rookie minicamp this weekend the Bears added seven players to the roster, so the dominoes fell on three Chicago Bears …

Army’s Villanueva chasing NFL dream
Mon May 14 09:24:00 2012
Ali Villanueva is 6-foot-10, but that’s not the only reason he stood out at the Bears rookie minicamp.

Brandon Marshall unlikely to face charges for nightclub incident
Mon May 14 09:05:08 2012
Just after Brandon Marshall was traded from the Dolphins to the Bears in March, news surfaced that he was accused of punching a …

The Bears Den: May 14, 2012
Mon May 14 07:40:38 2012
“…where it’s only rookie minicamp, but it smells like football.” Larry Mayer: Tice planning to run fast, potent offense – …

Sources: Marshall probe nearing end
Mon May 14 07:36:49 2012
New York police are likely to wrap up this week their investigation into an a March nightclub incident in which Chicago Bears …

Jeremy Bates: Jay Cutler is very athletic, Bears will use his feet
Mon May 14 07:35:04 2012
New Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates has known Jay Cutler for years, and he says there’s a lot more to like about …

New Bears QB coach Jeremy Bates knows Cutler, Marshall — and they know his fire
Mon May 14 02:25:28 2012
In his initial interview with local reporters in …

Bears’ Devin Hester not threatened by new WR talent, coach says
Mon May 14 02:22:41 2012
Bears receiver Devin Hester isn’t insecure about …

Bears chairman George McCaskey eager for Vikings’ new digs
Mon May 14 02:22:34 2012
Bears chairman George McCaskey doesn’t heap too …

Fast start for Bears’ Jeffery
Mon May 14 00:12:00 2012
LAKE FOREST – Bears rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made a great first impression on his position coach during a three-day …

Bates: Cutler is a ‘Pro Bowl quarterback’
Mon May 14 00:03:00 2012
LAKE FOREST – Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates is eager to work with Jay Cutler again.