Tag: Chris Williams

In-season changes to offensive line not an option

Posted in News and Rumors on November 3, 2009 at 6:38 pm by

The Bears’ offensive line has been under heavy scrutiny all season and with just cause. What was supposed to be a vastly improved position with three new starters, including a red-shirt first round draft pick […] Read the full article »

Ten things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2009 at 1:43 pm by

The Bears are done with training camp and will face the Giants Saturday night in their second preseason game. It’ll mark the Soldier Field live-action debut for quarterback Jay Cutler. Here are ten things to […] Read the full article »

Ten players to track throughout the preseason

Posted in News and Rumors on August 3, 2009 at 7:35 pm by

Adding a Pro Bowl quarterback to a franchise that hasn’t seen stability at the position in quite some time is surely going to draw a lot of attention. That being said, it comes as no […] 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 »

Bears swap tackles, sign Browns’ Shaffer

Posted in News and Rumors on March 25, 2009 at 4:07 pm by

The Bears signed veteran offensive tackle Kevin Shaffer on Wednesday to help bolster a depleted offensive line. Shaffer was replaced in Cleveland by former Bear John St. Clair, so the Bears and Browns essentially traded […] 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 »

Rideau activated, Miller placed on IR

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 1:57 pm by

The Bears on Saturday activated wide receiver Brandon Rideau from the practice squad and placed veteran offensive tackle Fred Miller on injured reserve, effectively ending his season, and likely career, with the team. Rideau has […] Read the full article »

Three Bears out for Sunday

Posted in News and Rumors on November 22, 2008 at 1:14 am by

The Bears released their injury report on Friday and three players were listed as out for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Wide receiver Marty Booker (knee), linebacker Darrell McClover (hamstring), and offensive tackle Fred Miller […] Read the full article »

Thursday roundup

Posted in News and Rumors on September 25, 2008 at 6:01 pm by

Fines levied on pair of Bears A pair of Bears were fined this week for penalties in Sunday’s Buccaneers game. Cornerback Charles Tillman was fined $5,000 for his unnecessary roughness penalty in overtime, which gave […] Read the full article »

Forte battling sore ankle

Posted in News and Rumors on September 13, 2008 at 3:05 pm by

Bears rookie running back Matt Forte is battling a sore ankle and is listed as probable on the injury report for Week 2. Forte’s appearance on the list as well as his reduced reps during […] Read the full article »