Month: May 2013

The Bears Beat (05.23.13): Memories and views shared regarding Urlacher’s legacy

Posted in News and Rumors on May 23, 2013 at 5:33 pm by

On a busy day of reflection regarding the end of Brian Urlacher’s career, both former teammates and opponents offered memories of playing alongside — or against — the future Hall of Fame linebacker. Urlacher legacy […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.16.13): Bears GM Phil Emery says Bears will welcome back Gabe Carimi

Posted in News and Rumors on May 16, 2013 at 5:34 pm by

Bears general manager Phil Emery says that despite the fact that Gabe Carimi did not show up at OTAs, the team will welcome him back “with open arms.” Also, defensive tackle Henry Melton is still […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.15.13): Frazier: Vikings not pursuing Urlacher

Posted in News and Rumors on May 15, 2013 at 6:38 pm by

Contrary to previous reports, the Vikings are not close to a deal with former Bear Brian Urlacher, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said. Also, wide receiver Earl Bennett says the new Bears offense will be very […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.14.13): Forte has high expectations for new Bears offense

Posted in News and Rumors on May 14, 2013 at 5:38 pm by

Bears running back Matt Forte expects to return to his Pro Bowl form in new head coach Marc Trestman’s offense. Also, quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh had high praise for Jay Cutler. And third-year offensive lineman […] Read the full article »

Bears QB coach Matt Cavanaugh on Jay Cutler

Posted in News and Rumors on May 14, 2013 at 10:07 am by

“He’s borderline football brilliant. I think he gets it. I think he knows the game. I think he knows offensive schemes. I think he knows defenses.” – Bears quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh on Jay Cutler

The Bears Beat (05.10.13): Bears kick off rookie minicamp

Posted in News and Rumors on May 10, 2013 at 5:40 pm by

The Bears kicked off the first day of their rookie minicamp, an experience that head coach Marc Trestman called an “exciting day.” Also, second-year quarterback Matt Blanchard, who did not officially accrue a year of […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.09.13): Bears sign Bostic, Long lone remaining unsigned draft pick

Posted in News and Rumors on May 9, 2013 at 6:32 pm by

The Bears signed second-round linebacker Jon Bostic to a four-year deal on Thursday leaving first-round offensive lineman Kyle Long as the lone remaining unsigned draft pick for the team. Also, Walter Payton’s mother died and […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.08.13): Bears first round pick, Kyle Long, will miss OTAs

Posted in News and Rumors on May 8, 2013 at 5:37 pm by

First round pick offensive lineman Kyle Long will miss Bears organized team activities because of an NFL rule that draft picks cannot participate until after final exams at their colleges. Also, one former GM expects […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.07.13): Melton, Marshall, Tillman make PFF’s Top 101 of 2012

Posted in News and Rumors on May 7, 2013 at 8:24 pm by

Defensive tackle Henry Melton, wide receiver Brandon Marshall, and cornerback Charles Tillman made Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 of 2012 list. Also, the Bears announced some front office changes on Tuesday. And more Bears news […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.06.13): Bears DE Washington could be draft day steal

Posted in News and Rumors on May 6, 2013 at 5:37 pm by

Sixth-round draft pick Cornelius Washington could be a draft day steal for the Bears. Former coach Mike Ditka things that Tim Tebow can play quarterback in the NFL. And Phil Emery and Marc Trestman are […] Read the full article »