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

Posted in News and Rumors on June 6, 2012 at 5:36 pm by

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
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Coach Dennis Allen has firsthand knowledge of what challenges Marcel Reece can give opposing defenses …

Frank Gore comes to defense of Saints, Jonathan Vilma (National Football Post)
Wed Jun 6 16:11:21 2012
49ers running back said remarks showed respect

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
The Chicago Bears have been known to deploy a defensive tackle at fullback in short-yardage or goal-line situations, and it …

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 …