The Bears Beat (05.15.12): Bears finish rookie contracts with signing of safety Hardin

May 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm

The Bears finished signing their rookie draft class to contracts ahead of schedule by agreeing to terms with third-round safety Brandon Hardin. There have been no further discussions in the Matt Forte contract talks. And Jay Cutler says the Bears offensive line is “definitely going to be a concern.”

Bears sign Brandon Hardin; entire draft class under contract
Tue May 15 16:17:11 2012
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Tue May 15 16:27:01 2012
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Tue May 15 16:11:00 2012
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Chicago Bears Sigh 3rd Round Pick Brandon Hardin
Tue May 15 15:41:40 2012
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Tue May 15 15:00:19 2012
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Jay Cutler concerned about Bears’ offensive line
Tue May 15 14:25:09 2012
During an appearance Monday at a Chicago school, …

LeGarrette Blount figures he’s still the starter in Tampa (National Football Post)
Tue May 15 13:50:17 2012
Club drafted Boise State’s Doug Martin at end of Round 1

Brandon Hardin signs with the Bears
Tue May 15 13:46:43 2012
We need to get MidWayMonster54 on staff, he’s a fanshotting machine. The Bears signed their final unsigned draft …

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Tue May 15 13:39:00 2012
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Cutler on O-line: Definitely a concern
Tue May 15 13:10:21 2012
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Matt Forte’s contract situation doesn’t worry Jay Cutler
Tue May 15 13:09:36 2012
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler understands why …

Jeffery changes up, will attend rookie event
Tue May 15 12:48:00 2012
Chicago Bears second-round pick Alshon Jeffery initially declined an invitation to attend the NFLPA Rookie Premiere event to be …

Bears agree to 4-year deal with S Hardin (The Associated Press)
Tue May 15 12:46:24 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with safety Brandon Hardin and now have all their …

Bears ink their last unsigned draft pick
Tue May 15 12:46:00 2012
The Bears’ last remaining unsigned draft pick, third-round safety Brandon Hardin of Oregon State, inked a four-year contract …

Bates feels Cutler is even better now
Tue May 15 12:20:00 2012
Reunited on the practice field for the first time since their days together in Denver, Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates …

Jay Cutler convinced Matt Forte won’t miss games
Tue May 15 12:01:00 2012
Jay Cutler is tweaked about Chicago’s offensive line, but he’s not concerned about the absence of RB Matt Forte. When the games …

Bears: Less is more for Devin Hester
Tue May 15 11:58:53 2012
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An open letter to J’Marcus Webb
Tue May 15 11:31:02 2012
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Hardin deal puts paid to Bears’ draft class
Tue May 15 10:54:00 2012
A process that used to take until at least late July every year has been wrapped up by the Chicago Bears with the signing of …

Cutler sees what Lovie misses
Tue May 15 09:36:00 2012
Jay Cutler apparently is fed up with being run down. And thrown down. And beaten down and beaten up.

Bears agree to 4-year deal with S Hardin
Tue May 15 08:48:12 2012
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with safety Brandon Hardin and now have all their draft picks …

Bears sign rookie Brandon Hardin
Tue May 15 08:36:48 2012

McClellin unlikely to play special teams
Tue May 15 08:30:57 2012

Cutler: Thumb fine, ready to return
Tue May 15 00:07:00 2012
CHICAGO – Quarterback Jay Cutler says his right thumb is fine and he can’t wait to return to lead a significantly upgraded …

O-line still a concern for Cutler
Tue May 15 00:00:00 2012
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