The Bears Beat (07.19.12): Urlacher, Briggs will once again anchor the defense

July 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm

In the latest position review from ChicagoTribune.com, Brad Biggs discusses the need for linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs to remain healthy and productive to ensure a successful season for the defense. Also, Jay Cutler is given a second chance to sing after failing miserably at a recent Cubs game. And ESPNChicago’s Jeff Dickerson and Tom Waddle play a round of fact or fiction on the Bears’ season.

As usual, Bears defense hinges on Urlacher and Briggs
Fri Jul 20 00:00:00 2012
Aging linebackers played at Pro Bowl level last season and must do so again 10th in a 14-part series leading up to the start of …

Video: Bears fact or fiction
Thu Jul 19 15:44:14 2012
ESPNChicago’s Jeff Dickerson and Tom Waddle play a round of fact or fiction on the Bears’ season.

Andrew Luck Signs Rookie Contract with Indianapolis Colts: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Thu Jul 19 15:07:00 2012
With the Indianapolis Colts set to report to training camp in less than a week, the team finally has its presumed future …

5 offenses coming off ‘the big swing’ (National Football Post)
Thu Jul 19 15:02:06 2012
Trends don’t lie. And we’ve found a good one.

Brian Urlacher says he’ll be 110 percent for training camp
Thu Jul 19 14:43:29 2012
Getty Images On Thursday, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said he won’t be limited when training camp opens up next …

Robert Quinn picked up a DWI earlier this month (National Football Post)
Thu Jul 19 14:06:08 2012
News on Rams DE just trickled out

Brian Urlacher: ’110 percent’ for Chicago Bears camp
Thu Jul 19 13:36:00 2012
While Brian Urlacher’s status has been a hot topic this offseason after suffering MCL and PCL sprains in the 2011 finale, the …

Top Baby Name Options for Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari
Thu Jul 19 13:12:31 2012
The blessed event is right around the corner for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and fiance Kristin Cavallari, with their …

No, Seriously, The Bears Need to Score More Points
Thu Jul 19 13:00:14 2012
Look, Jay Cutler gets it. The Bears need to score more points as a collective unit. End of discussion. Well, not …

Pass rush focusing on pressure, not sacks
Thu Jul 19 12:44:21 2012
In advance of Chicago Bears training camp, ESPNChicago.com’s experts are taking a look at some of the key issues the team must …

Urlacher: 110 percent ready for camp
Thu Jul 19 11:39:02 2012
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said Thursday there won’t be any limitations in training camp from the knee injury he …

The Bears Den: July 19, 2012
Thu Jul 19 11:06:01 2012
“…where resentment rides high, but emotions won’t grow.”   NFL Offseason Grades – Chris Burke: (post-Forte contract) …

The 10 Most Important Bears for 2012 – #1 Jay Cutler
Thu Jul 19 11:00:12 2012
Surprised? No, I didn’t think so. Jay Cutler has been at the top of my Most Important Bears list every year I’ve …

Jay Cutler Can’t Sing and Other Obvious News
Thu Jul 19 08:51:48 2012
Chicago sports fans are still kind of upset at Jay Cutler for leaving the NFC Championship Game with what appeared to be a …

The Bears Den: July 19, 2012
Thu Jul 19 07:53:03 2012
“…where resentment rides high, but emotions won’t grow.” NFL Offseason Grades – Chris Burke: (post-Forte contract) …

Unfinished business motivates Urlacher
Thu Jul 19 00:11:00 2012
CHICAGO – Consider this: Questions about the future of Brian Urlacher have lasted longer than the careers of most NFL players.

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