The Bears Beat (06.06.12): Briggs understands Forte’s plight

Published June 6, 2012 in News and Rumors

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs understands what Matt Forte is going through and is not upset about the running back missing OTAs. Brian Urlacher and Charles Tillman were among the no-shows at Wednesday’s OTA. And tight end Kellen Davis says he is hoping to catch between 40-60 passes in this year’s offense.

Bears’ Briggs understands Forte’s position (The Associated Press)
Wed Jun 6 16:48:12 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Lance Briggs understands Matt Forte’s situation. After all, he’s been in a similar spot.

Reece brings unique skill set to Raiders offense (The Associated Press)
Wed Jun 6 16:18:47 2012
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Frank Gore comes to defense of Saints, Jonathan Vilma (National Football Post)
Wed Jun 6 16:11:21 2012
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Nine TD passes net honor for Rush’s Michna
Wed Jun 6 16:04:00 2012
Chicago Rush quarterback Russ Michna gives all of the credit for his success to his receivers and coaches.

Briggs on Forte’s absence: ‘Do what you believe’
Wed Jun 6 15:13:00 2012
Linebacker Lance Briggs can empathize with running back Matt Forte, who again is expected to be absent Thursday when the …

Urlacher, Tillman among no-shows at OTA
Wed Jun 6 14:50:42 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Five notable veteran players were absent on Wednesday from the Chicago Bears’ penultimate organized team …

Lance Briggs OK with Matt Forte being MIA from Bears’ OTA
Wed Jun 6 14:44:39 2012
Bears running back Matt Forte, still miffed he has not …

Davis hoping to catch 40-60 passes
Wed Jun 6 14:44:09 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Five-year NFL veteran Kellen Davis believes the Chicago Bears’ new tight end-friendly offense could allow …

Melton could play Fridge role in Bears’ offense
Wed Jun 6 14:41:00 2012
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Lance Briggs: Matt Forte ‘isn’t letting me down’
Wed Jun 6 14:14:00 2012
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs doesn’t blame disgruntled running back Matt Forte for staying away from the team over a contract …

Melton won’t let contract be distraction
Wed Jun 6 13:40:30 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — After producing a breakout season in 2011, Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton enters the final …

adiZero Rose 3.0 Colorway Pays Homage to Chicago Bears
Wed Jun 6 12:07:07 2012
Derrick Rose may be injured, but that hasn’t stopped him from working on his new sneaker release. We showed you a sneak peak …

Brian Urlacher and Jenny McCarthy Couple Up
Wed Jun 6 11:25:01 2012
Tackling love ain’t easy T… There’s been very little evidence to the legitimacy of the relationship between Bears linebacker …

Chicago Bears: Ten Wins Or Not This Season?
Wed Jun 6 11:00:05 2012
To me, it seems like a silly question. The last time I had a look at Chicago’s schedule, I had us down as finishing …

Devin Hester thinks kickoff returns will be limited
Wed Jun 6 10:58:00 2012
Devin Hester has built a reputation as one of the league’s most electric return men. In an effort to keep Hester fresher for …

Jay Cutler and a Very Pregnant Cavallari
Wed Jun 6 09:38:35 2012
Fresh food is essential during pregnancy T.. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler is seen here with his pregnant fiance Kristin …

The Bears Den: June 06, 2012
Wed Jun 6 07:28:46 2012
“…where we bring you all the best in news and articles about the Bears and, for me and Just Dave, Lolo Jones.” Bears …

Bears GM Phil Emery promotes key evaluators, beefs up scouting staff
Wed Jun 6 02:21:13 2012
For Phil Emery, Tuesday had to rank among the …

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