Monthly Archives: June 2012

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

June 28th, 2012 - 5:39 pm

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 Top 100 players list as [...]

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Tebow ranked higher than Cutler by their peers

June 28th, 2012 - 12:27 pm

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 with. Allowing players to vote [...]

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

June 27th, 2012 - 6:15 pm

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 to play this year. And [...]

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Brian Urlacher on possibility of replacement referees

June 27th, 2012 - 9:45 am

“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 to a new deal.

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

June 26th, 2012 - 6:00 pm

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 member of the team. Brian [...]

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

June 25th, 2012 - 5:26 pm

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 about never having a good [...]

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

June 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm

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 be reached. Also, wide receiver [...]

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The Bears Beat (06.21.12): Enderle signs with Jaguars

June 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm

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 the team. Ex-Bears QB Enderle [...]

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

June 20th, 2012 - 5:03 pm

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 to have huge seasons in [...]

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

June 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm

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 Jared Allen believes 25 sacks [...]

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