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 a market to open up for former Bear Brian Urlacher. Plus, more Bears and NFL news.

Top pick Long will miss most of offseason program
Wed May 8 07:57:00 2013
Kyle Long will get a crash course on his job in the NFL with the Chicago Bears during the team’s rookie minicamp this …

Kyle Long Will Miss Chicago Bears OTA’s
Wed May 8 06:24:33 2013
A lot of experts expect Kyle Long to come in and win a starting job on the Chicago Bears’ offensive line right out of …

Bears Playbook – Jon Bostic Vs. the Mobile Quarterback
Wed May 8 17:00:03 2013
The knocks on second-round pick Jon Bostic are accurate – he comes up a bit short in covering faster RBs and TEs in …

NFL players sex house linked to a murder
Wed May 8 16:04:07 2013
Photo from Chicago According to the Orlando Sentinel, a house that was linked to the shooting of a 15 year-old girl …

Ronde Barber decides to retire (National Football Post)
Wed May 8 15:10:30 2013
Veteran Bucs defensive back played 16 seasons

2013 Chicago Bears Schedule Breakdown: Weeks 14-17
Wed May 8 14:04:00 2013
The Bears 2013 schedule closes with another Monday Night game against the Cowboys, two road games, and of course, a …

49ers strike stadium naming rights deal with Levi’s (National Football Post)
Wed May 8 12:30:39 2013
Button Fly Stadium could host Super Bowl L

Former GM expects market for Urlacher
Wed May 8 12:22:13 2013
At least one former NFL general manager expects a market to materialize soon for eight-time Pro-Bowl free agent middle …

Kirk Cousins’ dance moves a hit with Redskins (National Football Post)
Wed May 8 11:50:40 2013
Quarterback was quite the performer in high school

Bears’ Kyle Long will have limited offseason
Wed May 8 11:35:41 2013

Five Questions With Alligator Army about Jon Bostic
Wed May 8 11:00:12 2013
We recently had a chance to talk with Andy Hutchins about Chicago Bears 2nd round draft pick Jon Bostic. Andy is the …

Bears RB Matt Forte has a decent Chicago mansion with a killer basement (PICS)
Wed May 8 10:02:13 2013
via Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte deserved to treat himself to something nice for having to put up with …