The Bears Beat (06.13.12): Bush taking advantage of Forte’s absence

June 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm

New Bears running back Michael Bush is taking advantage of the reps he’s being given with Matt Forte absent from minicamp. Jay Cutler is pleased with the new offense and Brian Urlacher remains sidelined as he rehabs his knee from last year’s injury.

Bush making most of first-team reps
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The Chicago Bears will run the “Stretch” play
Wed Jun 13 15:16:17 2012
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Bears aim to keep Cutler on his feet
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Tom Coughlin calls losing Jake Ballard ‘very disappointing’ (National Football Post)
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Giants made a calculated roster error

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Wed Jun 13 11:34:41 2012
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Report: Goodell sends memo to teams stressing conduct (National Football Post)
Wed Jun 13 11:16:06 2012
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The Curious Relationship Between NFL Players And The Media
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Bears minicamp is minus Matt Forte, but Michael Bush has been a plus
Wed Jun 13 10:05:26 2012
Running back Matt Forte’s absence from the …

Jay Cutler couldn’t be happier with offense built for him
Wed Jun 13 09:44:38 2012
D.J. Moore intercepted Jay Cutler during minicamp …

The Bears Den: June 13, 2012
Wed Jun 13 09:12:21 2012
Forte absent from Bears’ minicamp as expected – Not under contract so technically not a holdout. Larry Mayer’s Chalk Talk – …

Brian Urlacher still “good to go,” just not going
Wed Jun 13 09:06:53 2012
The original prognosis was that Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher would need 10 weeks to recover from his Week 17 knee sprain. …

Bears minicamp updates: Forte, Urlacher, rookies
Wed Jun 13 08:27:00 2012
Matt Fortewas the only player missing from the first day of minicamp Tuesday afternoon at Halas Hall, but that was expected. …

The Bears Den: June 13, 2012
Wed Jun 13 07:40:25 2012
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Minicamps can make big difference
Wed Jun 13 05:38:59 2012

Bears’ new looks could give defenses fits
Wed Jun 13 01:47:00 2012
Alignments show early promise offense will play to players’ strengthsFocusing on offense at Bears minicamp Tuesday provided a …

Urlacher ‘on pace’ for camp
Wed Jun 13 00:20:00 2012
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