Monthly Archives: May 2012

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

May 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm

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 his injury recovery and the …

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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 …

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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 …

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Darryl Drake on qualities of Bears receiving corps

May 14th, 2012 - 8:32 am

“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 speed of Devin Hester, Eric …

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

May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm

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 he’s excited about his receiving …

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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 …

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

May 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm

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 the bounty scandal. Also, ESPN’s …

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

May 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm

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’ Super Bowl appearance against the …

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

May 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm

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 Chargers, Miami Dolphins, and New …

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

May 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm

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. Closer Look at Bears Undrafted …

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