Month: May 2012

The Bears Beat (05.16.12): Bears to move Chris Williams back to tackle, per sources

Posted in News and Rumors on May 16, 2012 at 4:49 pm by

Per team sources, the Bears plan on moving offensive lineman Chris Williams back to tackle after a two-year stint as the starting left guard. With uncertainty surrounding both second-year right tackle Gabe Carimi due to […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on May 15, 2012 at 5:33 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on May 14, 2012 at 5:42 pm by

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. […] Read the full article »

Darryl Drake on qualities of Bears receiving corps

Posted in News and Rumors on May 14, 2012 at 8:32 am by

“We’ve got two giraffes outside and we’ve got some cheetahs inside, so I’m looking forward to it.” -Bears wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, referring to the height of Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery and the […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.09.12): Bears agree to terms with fourth draft pick, CB Frey

Posted in News and Rumors on May 9, 2012 at 5:57 pm by

The Bears agreed to terms with a fourth member of their draft class, sixth-round cornerback Isaiah Frey. Second-round wide receiver Alshon Jeffery worked out with third-string quarterback Josh McCown. And receivers coach Darryl Drake said […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on May 8, 2012 at 6:05 pm by

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, […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.07.12): Brandon Marshall: Hester could have big season

Posted in News and Rumors on May 7, 2012 at 5:54 pm by

New Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says fellow wideout Devin Hester could have a big season and that he could be a Pro Bowl receiver. Elsewhere, players file appeals to the suspensions handed down for […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.03.12): Cutler, Marshall reconnect on the field

Posted in News and Rumors on May 3, 2012 at 6:21 pm by

See video of Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall reconnecting on the practice field. Also, a story about how cornerback Kelvin Hayden has been a lifelong Bears fan — including in the lead-up to his Colts’ […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.02.12): Bears work quick, agree to deal with second-round pick Jeffery

Posted in News and Rumors on May 2, 2012 at 6:33 pm by

The Bears, always quick to sign their rookies, got off to a good start with this year’s class by agreeing to a four-year deal with second-round pick, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. Also, former San Diego […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.01.12): A look at undrafted free agent OL James Brown

Posted in News and Rumors on May 1, 2012 at 5:52 pm by

A closer look at undrafted rookie free agent offensive lineman James Brown, where the Bears fall in offseason power rankings, and a poll asking whether fans approve of Phil Emery’s first draft with the team. […] Read the full article »