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

May 15th, 2013 - 6:38 pm

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 receiver-friendly. And Matt Forte will have a huge role in the offense.

Frazier: Vikings not pursuing Urlacher
Wed May 15 14:57:00 2013
NFL.com reports: Brian Urlacher isn’t close to finding a new home in the NFL if he’s expecting that destination to be …

Forte learning more than the usual Bears playbook under Trestman
Wed May 15 15:03:17 2013
New Bears tight end Martellus Bennett anticipates …

With franchise tag, Melton low key about contract talks
Wed May 15 14:50:00 2013
The franchise tag brought with it more hoopla for Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte a year ago than it has for defensive …

Vikings in no rush to add Urlacher (The SportsXchange)
Wed May 15 14:40:28 2013
Brian Urlacher isn’t close to finding a new home in the NFL if he’s expecting that destination to be Minnesota.

2013 Offensive Line Rankings (Rotoworld)
Wed May 15 13:53:00 2013
Evan Silva ranks the NFL’s offensive lines 1-32.

ChatWrap: Why sign Brian Urlacher now?
Wed May 15 13:13:16 2013
One of the persistent themes of Tuesday’s SportsNation chat was a Chicago Sun-Times report suggesting that free-agent …

Win a LG Electronics 42-Inch LED TV from Bear Goggles On
Wed May 15 13:11:47 2013
Last month, we gave away a $300 worth of Sports Memorabilia…This month, FanSided and Bear Goggles On have teamed up with …

VIDEO: Bears Rookie Minicamp VI
Wed May 15 12:32:42 2013

Five Questions With On The Banks about Khaseem Greene
Wed May 15 12:16:25 2013
Today in our Five Questions With series, we’re talking with the SB Nation site that covers the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, …

Bennett sees new offense helping receivers
Wed May 15 11:49:57 2013
Like the vast majority of his teammates, Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett expressed optimism about the club’s new staff, and …

Chicago Bears Roster Competition: Can Cornelius Washington Be Better Than Shea McClellin?
Wed May 15 10:58:34 2013
Phil Emery may have gotten the best talent in the draft in the back end of the 2013 NFL Draft thanks to players like Marquess …

Jay Cutler’s Latest Bromance with Quarterback Coach Matt Cavanaugh
Wed May 15 10:00:00 2013
For the third straight offseason, there’s a new bromance brewing at Halas Hall for quarterback Jay Cutler.  This time, …

Matt Forte will have an increased role in Marc Trestman’s passing offense
Wed May 15 09:46:47 2013
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is in the elite category when it comes to skill sets. He is a dynamic runner and gets …

Video: Biggest concern for Bears?
Wed May 15 09:16:26 2013
Herm Edwards says the offense is the biggest concern for the Bears and discusses how QB Jay Cutler can have a successful …

Jay Cutler Is ‘Borderline Football Brilliant,’ According to New Bears Quarterback Coach Matt Cavanaugh
Wed May 15 09:07:50 2013
The Bears may not have enough confidence in Jay Cutler to extend his contract, which expires after this season. But Chicago’s …

Matt Forte preparing for increased role as receiver
Wed May 15 09:07:05 2013
Among the many complaints about the Bears offense in 2012 was the way the team failed to make full use of running back Matt …

The Bears Den: May 15, 2013 – Offseason news and notes
Wed May 15 09:00:44 2013
Trestman is already an upgrade over Lovie Smith – Mark Potash: The Bears’ 2013 draft class was given mostly Cs by the …

Why the Chicago Bears will be a Good Team in 2013
Wed May 15 06:39:24 2013
How many times have I listened to Lovie say the Chicago Bears are a GOOD team? A rhetorical question to be sure since I am …

Battle for No. 4 DT spot underway
Wed May 15 06:31:08 2013

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Matt Forte excited about role in Bears’ passing game
Wed May 15 06:17:00 2013
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte had his worst pass-catching season in 2012, but after getting his playbook under new …

Bears O-lineman Gabe Carimi training in Arizona instead of at OTAs
Wed May 15 02:36:03 2013
Offensive lineman Gabe Carimi was a no-show for …

Forte embraces all concepts of new offense
Wed May 15 00:00:00 2013
Bears back enthused about being utilized more as runner, receiver and pass-blockerMatt Forte still looks big, smooth and fast. …

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