Month: August 2013

Picking the Bears’ 53-man roster

Posted in News and Rumors on August 29, 2013 at 7:18 pm by

As I sat down to start “predicting” what the Bears’ 53-man roster would be when final cuts are made in the next few days, it occurred to me that it’d be more worth my time […] Read the full article »

Bears first string looks sharp against Raiders

Posted in News and Rumors on August 24, 2013 at 8:44 am by

For anyone who puts an ounce of emphasis on the preseason as an indicator for where a team’s preparation and game-readiness is, you had to be pleased with how the Bears’ first-string offense and defense […] Read the full article »

Cutler doesn’t see need to force-feed other receivers

Posted in News and Rumors on August 20, 2013 at 5:51 pm by

A lot of pundits make a habit of pointing out how often Jay Cutler targets Brandon Marshall with the football. In Thursday’s preseason game against the Chargers, for instance, the ESPN crew mentioned that last […] Read the full article »

Mr. “Boom”-Bostic: Linebacker Jon Bostic blows up Mike Willie

Posted in News and Rumors on August 16, 2013 at 11:05 am by

Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic blows up Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie.

Bears Notes: Things that remain a concern

Posted in News and Rumors on August 15, 2013 at 7:27 am by

The Bears wrapped up training camp Tuesday in Bourbonnais and will now enter regular preseason mode with their second practice game coming Thursday against the Chargers. The team has plenty to work on to get […] Read the full article »

Wootton, McClellin still battling for starting DE job

Posted in News and Rumors on August 13, 2013 at 7:29 am by

According to new defensive line coach Mike Phair, there remains an open competition for the starting defensive end spot opposite Julius Peppers. Fourth-year pro Corey Wootton finished the 2012 season with the first-string defense but […] Read the full article »

Webb moved to second string

Posted in News and Rumors on August 12, 2013 at 7:22 am by

Well, my concerns didn’t last for long. Immediately after writing of my concern of right tackle J’Marcus Webb’s issues and lack of improvement at right tackle, we’ve learned that Webb was demoted to the second […] Read the full article »

Webb’s woes are biggest cause for concern among offensive line play

Posted in News and Rumors on August 11, 2013 at 10:09 am by

The offensive line as a unit was not the most productive it could be in Friday night’s preseason loss to the Panthers, but that’s to be expected for a group with a few new faces […] Read the full article »

Things to watch in the Bears-Panthers preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on August 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm by

It’s finally here. Football is back. Sure, it’s just preseason and we’re not likely to see much of the starters — or much from them — but it’s football. The crack of the pads, the […] Read the full article »

George McCaskey would pay Jay Cutler big in exchange for Super Bowl

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2013 at 7:15 am by

Last year, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco played out the final year of his contract in hopes of getting a bigger pay day than the the team was offering him before the season began. Flacco […] Read the full article »