Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Bears Beat (04.17.13): Bears’ McClellin looking for jump in Year 2

April 17th, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Defensive end Shea McClellin is looking to take a big step in his second year in the NFL. Also, a look at the life of the defense without Brian Uralcher. And more news from Bears minicamp. McClellin hopes to take …

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The Bears Beat (04.16.13): Trestman emphasizes fast, up-tempo offense at minicamp

April 16th, 2013 - 6:25 pm

The Bears kicked off minicamp on Tuesday which gave new head coach Marc Trestman a chance to get acquainted with his team. Trestman reportedly showed much energy running up and down the sidelines and emphasizing the pace at which he’d …

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The Bears Beat (04.15.13): Forte excited about offensive line upgrades

April 15th, 2013 - 5:37 pm

Bears running back Matt Forte is excited about the moves the Bears made to upgrade the offensive line. Plus, NFL draft information and other news. Matt Forte excited about Bears’ offensive-line upgrades Mon Apr 15 11:36:23 2013 Matt Forte was …

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The Bears Beat (04.12.13): Bears fan Ashton Kutcher talks Cutler, Bears to Esquire

April 12th, 2013 - 6:46 pm

Well-known Hollywood Bears fan Ashton Kutcher talked to Esquire Magazine about a variety of Bears topics. Plus, more Bears news and draft analysis. Ashton Kutcher “Gets” Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler Fri Apr 12 09:15:33 2013 Noted celebrity Chicago Bears …

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The Bears Beat (04.11.13): Former Bears WR Sam Hurd pleads guilty to drug charge

April 11th, 2013 - 5:55 pm

Former Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to buy cocaine and marijuana to set up a drug-distribution network. Also, Stanford tight end Zach Ertz could be in play for the Bears with the 20th selection in …

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The Bears Beat (04.10.13): On-the-mend Marshall loves Trestman’s offense

April 10th, 2013 - 6:21 pm

Brandon Marshall is healing from his hip procedure and is excited to start the 2013 season 100% healthy. The Bears receiver is also pleased with new head coach Marc Trestman’s offense. In other news, Manti Te’o visited the Bears and …

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The Bears Beat (04.09.13): Bears’ Williams not trying to fill Urlacher’s shoes

April 9th, 2013 - 5:34 pm

New Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams said he is not trying to fill the shoes of Brian Urlacher, or make fans forget about him. Also, cornerback Tim Jennings reflects on life without Urlacher and former coach Lovie Smith. And more …

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The Bears Beat (04.08.13): Hester motivated in new, full-time roll as return man

April 8th, 2013 - 6:58 pm

Devin Hester is looking to get his swagger back as a full-time return man with no offensive duties. Also, new Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams’ contract consists of no guaranteed money. Plus, mock drafts and other Bears news. Devin Hester …

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The Bears Beat (04.05.13): 20 days until 2013 NFL Draft

April 5th, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Lots of draft news, speculation, and mock drafts in the Friday edition of The Bears Beat as the 2013 NFL Draft is just 20 days away. Draft Capsule: DE Damontre Moore (Comcast SportsNet Chicago) Fri Apr 5 15:58:58 2013 Get …

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

April 4th, 2013 - 8:36 pm

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 …

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