Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Bears Beat (06.18.12): Da Coach offers Brandon Marshall advice

June 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm

Former Bears coach Mike Ditka offered advice to Brandon Marshall and discussed the new Bears receiver on “The Waddle & Silvy Show.” Also, Matt Forte contract discussion and news from the appeals in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. Podcast: …

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Don’t temper expectations for 2012 Bears

June 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm

If not for a freak thumb injury to Jay Cutler’s throwing hand in a Week 11 victory over the San Diego Chargers last fall, it’s possible the Bears would have made a deep playoff run that would have saved general …

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The Bears Beat (06.14.12): Bears cut QB Enderle

June 14th, 2012 - 5:35 pm

The Bears on Thursday cut second-year quarterback Nathan Enderle, a personal project of former offensive coordinator Mike Martz. Linebacker Brian Urlacher is still rehabbing his knee and was not able to go in the final day of minicamp. And offensive …

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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 …

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The Bears Beat (06.12.12): Jennings ready for competitive battle at cornerback

June 12th, 2012 - 5:37 pm

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings, the favorite to win the starting cornerback job opposite Charles Tillman, knows there will be a tough battle at the position with the additions the Bears made in the offseason. Also, will Israel Idonije move back …

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The Bears Beat (06.11.12): Cutler to join elite QBs in 2012?

June 11th, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Why Jay Cutler will join the elite quarterbacks in 2012, according to one fan. Also, Brandon Marshall spends time with Mike Ditka at Da Coach’s restaurant. And five things to watch at Bears minicamp. Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler Will Join …

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The Bears Beat (06.07.12): Bears defense okay with newfound attention to offense

June 7th, 2012 - 5:34 pm

Bears defenders like Lance Briggs and Henry Melton said they’re okay with all the attention the offense is receiving after the big moves made in the offseason. Also, Melton sees practice time at fullback, plus Matt Forte’s ranking in the …

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

June 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm

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 …

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The Bears Beat (06.05.12): Bears GM Emery makes changes to personnel department

June 5th, 2012 - 5:37 pm

Bears general manager Phil Emery announced changes to the team’s personnel department. NFL Films’ Greg Cosell says the perception of Jay Cutler is so far removed from reality, more than any other quarterback in the NFL. And new Bears receiver/kick …

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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 …

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