Tag: 2009 NFL Draft

Bears add Gilbert, Iglesias to the mix

Posted in News and Rumors on June 11, 2009 at 7:48 am by

The Bears continued their recent tradition of becoming one of the first teams — and in this case, the first team in the league to get all of their draft picks signed as they agreed […] Read the full article »

Bears sign seven of nine draft picks

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm by

The Bears certainly had a busy Friday afternoon. In addition to extending defensive lineman Israel Idonije’s contract by two years, and signing free agent linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa to a one-year deal, the Bears agreed to […] Read the full article »

Bears have 9 picks on Day 2 to fill needs

Posted in News and Rumors on April 26, 2009 at 8:08 am by

Many Bears fans waited an awfully long time on Day 1 of the 2009 NFL Draft to see what wide receiver — presumably, although they were considering other positions — would be added to the […] Read the full article »

It should be mostly defense for Bears in draft

Posted in News and Rumors on April 4, 2009 at 11:56 am by

Every April, I treat the days leading up to the NFL Draft as if I were cramming for a test back when I was in school. Because I’m not an avid follower of college football, […] Read the full article »

Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

Posted in News and Rumors on April 3, 2009 at 11:09 am by

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. […] Read the full article »

Are Bears eyeing an OT in the first round?

Posted in News and Rumors on March 20, 2009 at 5:59 pm by

At the outset of free agency, the Bears offered free agent offensive tackle John St. Clair a modest contract which he eventually turned down in favor of a deal with the Cleveland Browns, leaving the […] Read the full article »

Will Angelo take a first round wide receiver?

Posted in News and Rumors on March 14, 2009 at 9:13 am by

According to ChicagoBears.com, ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. and colleague Todd McShay both have predicted the Bears will select Maryland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey with the 18th pick in the first round of the […] Read the full article »

Expect Bears to be slow out of free agency gates

Posted in News and Rumors on February 26, 2009 at 9:29 am by

The 2009 NFL free agency period kicks off at 11:01 p.m. Thursday night — which is Friday morning Eastern time — and it’s highly unlikely the Bears will be making immediate headlines like they did […] Read the full article »

Let the Crabtree debate begin… and end

Posted in News and Rumors on February 21, 2009 at 11:20 am by

The NFL Network reported on Saturday that Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, the top wide receiver prospect entering the 2009 NFL Draft, will require surgery to repair a “slight stress fracture” in his left […] Read the full article »

2009 off-season wish list

Posted in News and Rumors on January 6, 2009 at 9:20 pm by

It’s the time of the year when every beat writer, analyst, and football junkie likes to offer remedies for his team’s misfortunes. And while that advice is seldom accurate and never sought by the team […] Read the full article »