The Bears Beat (06.04.12): Campbell adjusting to backup role

June 4th, 2012 - 5:14 pm

New Bears quarterback Jason Campbell is adjusting well to his role as the team’s backup quarterback. The Bears don’t seem to have any sense of urgency to sign defensive tackle Henry Melton to a contract extension. And NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s authority to suspend four players for involvement in the Saints’ bounty scandal was upheld by special master Stephen Burbank.

Campbell adapting to new backup role
Mon Jun 4 13:03:00 2012
Through no fault of his own, Jason Campbell has become an expert at digesting new offenses. The veteran quarterback played in …

Bears seem to like sense of urgency when it comes to signing Henry Melton to a contract extension
Mon Jun 4 11:37:30 2012
Lost in all the Matt Forte and Brian Urlacher free agent talk is the player who might be the most important player on the Bears …

Goodell’s authority upheld; NFLPA appeals
Mon Jun 4 11:06:00 2012
Special master Stephen Burbank upheld NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s authority to suspend four players the league punished …

Ranking the top QB, RB and WR combos in the NFL (National Football Post)
Mon Jun 4 15:16:03 2012
Who has the best ‘triplets’ in the game?

Osi Umenyiora realized Giants have other linemen to pay (National Football Post)
Mon Jun 4 14:32:04 2012
Figured he would never get top dollar from club

Officials paint a different picture of negotiations with NFL (National Football Post)
Mon Jun 4 13:16:03 2012
Say NFL ‘never intended to work toward a fair agreement’

Stealing From The Enemy: Green Bay Packers
Mon Jun 4 13:00:42 2012
The premise of this little exercise will be simple. We’ll look at the three other rosters in the NFC North, …

Foster top pick in 2012 mock draft 1.0
Mon Jun 4 12:59:15 2012
FOXSports.com’s first fantasy football mock draft saw RG3 go in round …

NFL to seek replacement referees after talks fail
Mon Jun 4 11:23:00 2012
With negotiations having broken down between the NFL and its officials on a new collective bargain agreement, the league has …

Meet ’85 Chicago Bears Legend Otis Wilson
Mon Jun 4 10:40:42 2012
Later today former Super Bowl Shuffling Chicago Bears linebacker Otis Wilson will be at the Home Run Inn Pizza at …

Tebow invited to join in ‘Jets West’ workouts
Mon Jun 4 09:49:00 2012
Quarterback Tim Tebow will participate in the “Jets West” passing camp in southern California with starter Mark …

The Bears Den: June 04, 2012
Mon Jun 4 07:01:21 2012
“…where we sincerely hope we never have to choose sides between Pat Mannelly and the Bears.” Mannelly on target for 2012 …

Draft raising lung cancer awareness
Mon Jun 4 00:55:00 2012
Ex-Bears linebacker Chris Draft is slated to return to Chicago Sunday as part of ‘Team Draft’s’ national campaign to change the …