Month: June 2012

The Bears Beat (06.28.12): Wootton ready to make an impact

Posted in News and Rumors on June 28, 2012 at 5:39 pm by

Third-year defensive end Corey Wootton said he believes this is finally the year he’ll show what he can do after battling injuries and recovery time early in his career. Jay Cutler did not make the […] Read the full article »

Tebow ranked higher than Cutler by their peers

Posted in News and Rumors on June 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm by

The NFL Network released a list of the Top 100 players of 2012 as voted on by NFL players. Considering it was players who did the voting, the whole list is a farce to begin […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.27.12): Urlacher wants to play at least 2-3 more years

Posted in News and Rumors on June 27, 2012 at 6:15 pm by

Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said he’d like to play at least another 2-3 years. Also, count Urlacher as one of the latest Bears to have faith in Matt Forte to show up and be ready […] Read the full article »

Brian Urlacher on possibility of replacement referees

Posted in News and Rumors on June 27, 2012 at 9:45 am by

“Were the refs that we had before good? Seriously, it doesn’t really matter.” -Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher on the possibility of the NFL using replacement referees if contract talks with the current officials don’t lead […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.26.12): Briggs latest Bear to compare 2012 Bears to past teams

Posted in News and Rumors on June 26, 2012 at 6:00 pm by

Lovie Smith said he’d have to bring the 2006 Super Bowl team into comparisons with this year’s squad. Charles Tillman said this year’s crop of cornerbacks is the best he’s ever played with as a […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.25.12): Getting to know the real Brandon Marshall

Posted in News and Rumors on June 25, 2012 at 5:26 pm by

A piece by the Chicago Tribune’s Jared Hopkins about how Brandon Marshall grew up and what he’s like off the field, how important a role Marshall will play in the 2012 offense, and Marshall’s comments […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.22.12): Forte threatens to skip training camp without deal, but hopeful one will get done

Posted in News and Rumors on June 22, 2012 at 5:58 pm by

Bears running back Matt Forte threatened to hold out of training camp to put pressure on the Bears to get a long-term extension done, but the disgruntled running back remains hopeful a new deal can […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.21.12): Enderle signs with Jaguars

Posted in News and Rumors on June 21, 2012 at 5:36 pm by

Former Bear Nathan Enderle signed a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Also, one fan’s opinion why Brian Urlacher will have a great season in 2012. And new Bear Eric Weems will fill many roles for […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.20.12): Packers’ Matthews reaches out to Forte, Harvin

Posted in News and Rumors on June 20, 2012 at 5:03 pm by

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews reached out to the Bears’ Matt Forte and Minnesota’s Percy Harvin on Twitter about joining him. Also, the most overrated and underrated Bears players and three Bears that need […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (06.19.12): Score one victory for Bears over Packers in 2012

Posted in News and Rumors on June 19, 2012 at 5:42 pm by

It may have been played on a beautiful patch of green instead of the torn up weeds of Soldier Field, but the Bears defeated the Packers in a charity golf event. Also, Vikings defensive end […] Read the full article »