Month: August 2012

10 things to watch in Bears-Browns preseason Game 4

Posted in News and Rumors on August 30, 2012 at 9:26 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on August 25, 2012 at 7:37 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason Game 3

Posted in News and Rumors on August 24, 2012 at 10:04 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Urlacher owes no explanation to the media

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2012 at 9:31 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Report: Urlacher sought alternative procedure to surgery

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2012 at 8:23 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears-Giants preseason game could literally break season

Posted in News and Rumors on August 20, 2012 at 9:32 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

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

Posted in News and Rumors on August 19, 2012 at 11:14 am by

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 […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in Bears-Redskins preseason Game 2

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2012 at 9:03 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Reports: Urlacher had multiple knee surgeries this offseason

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2012 at 7:43 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »