The Bears Beat (04.04.13): 2013 NFL preseason scheduled announced

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The 2013 NFL preseason schedule was announced on Thursday. The Bears will host the Chargers and Browns while visiting the Panthers and Raiders. Also, long-time Lions kicker Jason Hanson has retired after 21 seasons. And more NFL news.

Bears’ preseason opponents announced (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)
Thu Apr 4 16:26:54 2013
The Bears 2013 preseason opponents were announced today, and Marc Trestman will make his home debut with Chicago on Aug. 15 …

Lions kicker Hanson retires after 21 seasons
Thu Apr 4 16:38:00 2013
Jason Hanson announced his retirement from the NFL after 21 seasons as the Detroit Lions’ kicker.

Chicago Bears 2013 Preseason Schedule Announced
Thu Apr 4 16:21:47 2013
Thursday marked another step towards the 2013 NFL season as the NFL revealed the matchups and dates for the 2013 preseason. The …

No penalties in NFL probe of inappropriate questions
Thu Apr 4 15:48:00 2013
An investigation into allegations that at least one NFL team inquired about the sexual orientation of a prospective player at …

Jason Hanson walks away from game after 21 seasons (National Football Post)
Thu Apr 4 15:30:36 2013
Lions kicker makes decision to retire

NFL preseason schedule released: The Chicago Bears preseason schedule is…
Thu Apr 4 15:21:56 2013
If you are excitedly waiting for your first opportunity to see the new Marc Trestman west coast offense, or to see the …

Ravens release Ayanbadejo, open to return (The SportsXchange)
Thu Apr 4 15:10:27 2013
Veteran linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was released by the Baltimore Ravens, but general manager Ozzie Newsome propped the door …

Trestman’s first test: Preseason opener at Carolina
Thu Apr 4 15:09:00 2013
Marc Trestman will coach the Chicago Bears in the preseason for the first time against the Carolina Panthers. The game will be …

Re-aligning the NFL: NFC and AFC East
Thu Apr 4 14:59:21 2013
You might recall that a couple weeks ago, before the Bears lost the face of the franchise and picked up a black …

More to watch in preseason with new staff
Thu Apr 4 14:33:33 2013
Under normal circumstances, the Chicago Bears’ only concern in the preseason should be avoiding serious injuries to any …

Bears still searching for linebackers, bring in Kansas State’s Arthur Brown for a visit
Thu Apr 4 14:31:18 2013
The Chicago Bears made huge stride in revamping their linebacker corps with the additions of D.J. Williams and James …

Bears to open preseason vs. Panthers
Thu Apr 4 14:20:29 2013
The NFL released its preseason schedule on Thursday, with the Chicago Bears opening the preseason on the road against Ron …

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Alshon Jeffery, WR
Thu Apr 4 14:00:36 2013
Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-3/216 Birthdate: 2/14/1990 School: South Carolina FANTASY …

Bears Scouting Tour V
Thu Apr 4 13:35:39 2013

Chicago Bears: Devin Hester Attending Voluntary Workouts
Thu Apr 4 13:24:24 2013
According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, return specialist Devin Hester has been attending the Chicago …

Chicago Bears Pre-Draft Visits
Thu Apr 4 13:03:35 2013
The Bears are scheduled to have Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown come to Halas Hall for a visit. Brown projects as a late …

Reader’s Mock Draft – San Diego Chargers are On the Clock
Thu Apr 4 12:43:27 2013
The San Diego Chargers are on the clock. Hopefully, you’ve been following along every step of the way, but if you need to …

Fans’ Choice: Pick a rivalry game to watch
Thu Apr 4 11:32:00 2013
Five epic rivalry clashes — including the memorable Cowboys-Giants 1993 finale — are up for vote by fans. Check out the …

Redskins bring back ex-Bear Rex Grossman
Thu Apr 4 11:22:24 2013
With Robert Griffin III rehabbing from a serious knee …

With the 20th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears select… (You make the call)
Thu Apr 4 10:00:41 2013
You can call this my Mock 2.0 if you’d like, as I ran through a 1-19 mock draft a few weeks ago. I believe that Phil …

Kiper says there’s “no way” Te’o escapes first round
Thu Apr 4 08:24:17 2013
The Ravens have an acute need for insie linebacker help, but draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said there’s “no way,” Manti Te’o is …

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