The Bears Beat (08.01.12): Commissioner Goodell at Bears training camp

August 1st, 2012 - 5:31 pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was at Bears training camp Wednesday and was set to have an informal meeting with select players. Backup quarterback Jason Campbell is excelling in his first camp with the Bears. And Jay Cutler figures to have more freedom at the line of scrimmage this year under new offensive coordinator Mike Tice.

Bears can’t wait to speak with Roger Goodell
Wed Aug 1 14:32:00 2012
It’s scheduled as an “informal meeting’’ with NFL …

Campbell excelling in first Bears camp
Wed Aug 1 15:52:00 2012
NFL teams typically don’t sign backup quarterbacks on the first day of free agency. But after watching Jason Campbell in …

Has the Chicago Bears Left Tackle job been decided?
Wed Aug 1 15:50:08 2012
If you’re a member of J’Webb Nation this bit of news may make your day. According to multiple Chicago Bears beat …

LB Thomas hopes to move past arrest
Wed Aug 1 15:12:19 2012
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — The offseason drug arrest of Chicago Bears second-year linebacker J.T. Thomas remains an unsettled legal …

WR Johnson intent on recapturing Pro Bowl form (The Associated Press)
Wed Aug 1 15:08:38 2012
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Chad Johnson understands many were writing him off after his forgettable 2011 season with the New England …

Podcast: Brian Urlacher
Wed Aug 1 15:01:50 2012
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher joins “Waddle & Silvy” at training camp to discuss the state of his knee, his contract and …

Is Jay Cutler’s ‘Sunny’ Disposition a Bad Thing? Fan’s Opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Wed Aug 1 15:00:00 2012
Poor Jay Cutler, no matter what he does, he can’t quite seem to please anyone. In this fan’s opinion, it has been a privilege …

Bears’ Thomas working to resolve drug charge
Wed Aug 1 13:41:00 2012
BOURBONNAIS — Chicago Bears backup linebacker J.T. Thomas said he is still in the process of being cleared of a misdemeanor …

Bill Swerski’s Superfans Predict the 2012 Season (Part 1)
Wed Aug 1 13:00:05 2012
Bob – Welcome one and all, to what has become da most anticipated segment on Windy City Gridiron. Bob Swerski’s Superfans …

Redskins marketing Robert Helu Jr (National Football Post)
Wed Aug 1 12:40:12 2012
Team butchers running back’s name on tickets

Jay Cutler to Have More Freedom in Chicago Bears Offense
Wed Aug 1 12:35:15 2012
Newly appointed Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice has been in constant contact with quarterback Jay Cutler …

Blogger Blitz: NFC North
Wed Aug 1 11:16:49 2012
NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert thinks the Bears and the Packers both have the talent to take them to the Super Bowl.

Is Michael Bush Ready To Bite The Bullet For The Bears?
Wed Aug 1 11:00:15 2012
I am sure that when Michael Bush was signed by the Bears, he secretly hoped that the Bears wouldn’t manage to get …

Anthony Adams in “Stuff NFL Free Agents Say” (VIDEO)
Wed Aug 1 10:42:49 2012
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski via ESPN.com) Free agent DT Anthony “Spice” Adams – who was released by the Bears …

Anthony Adams on ‘Stuff NFL Free Agents Say’
Wed Aug 1 10:18:18 2012
DT Anthony “Spice” Adams, having spent four years with the 49ers, and the last five with the Chicago Bears, finds …

Which NFL team has best backup QB?
Wed Aug 1 10:07:52 2012
Orton provides security if Romo gets injured, but is he worth it?

Flexibility all the rage on offense for Bears
Wed Aug 1 08:19:36 2012
The Bears offense is no longer a one man show. Former offensive coordinator Mike Martz didn’t allow quarterback Jay …

Cutler, Tice trade ideas in first week
Wed Aug 1 05:30:00 2012
BOURBONNAIS – Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and new offensive coordinator Mike Tice talk all of the time during training camp at …

Battle brewing in receiving corps
Wed Aug 1 05:30:00 2012
BOURBONNAIS – Bears receiver Dane Sanzenbacher is in a familiar position this season as he heads into the second week of …

Jay Cutler lauds Mike Tice’s receptiveness
Wed Aug 1 02:23:04 2012
BOURBONNAIS — During his news conference Tuesday, …

Bears QB coach Jeremy Bates will bring explosive element to offense
Wed Aug 1 02:22:56 2012
BOURBONNAIS — Of course there’s going to be fire. …

Chicago Bears Training Camp Notebook – July 31, 2012
Wed Aug 1 00:56:23 2012
After a day off on Monday (and what’s up with that by the way for Ditka’s sake!?!?), it was back to work on …