Monthly Archives: August 2012

10 things to watch in Bears-Browns preseason Game 4

August 30th, 2012 - 9:26 am

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Do Bears need Josh McCown? The first question is whether the Bears even choose to …

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The Bears Beat (08.28.12): Injury updates for Urlacher, Podlesh, others

August 28th, 2012 - 5:40 pm

In the midst of the final week of the preseason and just a week and a half from the season opener, injuries to Bears defenders and punter Adam Podlesh have been piling up. Lovie Smith expects Urlacher to be ready …

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From the Notebook: Thoughts and observations while watching Bears-Giants preseason game

August 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm

The following are notes I took while reviewing the Bears-Giants preseason game from Friday night. –First impression: It depends on if your glass is half full or half empty whether you view any positives from the game. The critics will …

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10 things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason Game 3

August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 am

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and New York Giants on Friday. Which team will “take out” Jay Cutler? As previously noted, the NFL schedule makers …

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Urlacher owes no explanation to the media

August 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 am

For those who have been reading me long enough, you know of my shortage of respect for the members of the Chicago media. Specifically the Chicago sports media. Specifically Chicago Tribune columnist David Haugh, who fulfills his job as required …

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Report: Urlacher sought alternative procedure to surgery

August 22nd, 2012 - 8:23 am

As Mike Mulligan reports in the Chicago Tribune, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher reportedly sought treatment for his knee in Germany as an alternative to having surgery this offseason. According to two league sources, Urlacher explored what is called “Regenokine …

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Bears-Giants preseason game could literally break season

August 20th, 2012 - 9:32 am

All right, Bears fans, it’s time to hold your breath. Well, you don’t have to hold it all week, but you can start that inhale at about 7 p.m. Friday night. That’s about when the Bears’ first-string offense will take …

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From the Notebook: Thoughts and observations while watching Bears-Redskins preseason game

August 19th, 2012 - 11:14 am

The following are notes I took while reviewing the Bears-Redskins preseason game from Saturday night. –Brian Urlacher’s missing presence is clearly looming among the first string defense, particularly in the run game. Nick Roach does not have Urlacher’s awareness and …

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10 things to watch in Bears-Redskins preseason Game 2

August 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins on Saturday. Left tackle competition The single biggest concern entering this exhibition contest — which will probably …

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Reports: Urlacher had multiple knee surgeries this offseason

August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm

According to multiple reports, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher had at least two knee surgeries during the offseason, one immediately after the regular season ended and another during the spring. If true, it would add extra concern to the already …

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