Tag: Chris Williams

Is Angelo cracking under the pressure?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 25, 2008 at 4:33 pm by

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spoke to the media via a conference call with trainer Tim Bream, who is rarely made available to the media, so you can tell Angelo meant business. On the docket? […] Read the full article »

Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

Posted in News and Rumors on August 9, 2008 at 11:34 am by

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball […] Read the full article »

Williams to miss extended time

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2008 at 10:01 am by

Nothing that happened in Thursday night’s preseason game was nearly as significant as the news which broke prior to kickoff. Rookie left tackle Chris Williams, who had been out of practice for two weeks with […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 1

Posted in News and Rumors on August 7, 2008 at 5:43 pm by

The preseason is a time of the year when most football fans are teased with some action from their favorite teams. Stadiums never sell out and fans rarely stay up to watch entire games. I, […] Read the full article »

Being optimistic when things look bleak

Posted in News and Rumors on August 4, 2008 at 5:28 pm by

Those who know me best understand I’m not a pessimist. In fact, I sooner can be mistaken as overly optimistic than pessimistic. I try to look for the good in every situation almost to a […] Read the full article »

Turner updates offensive progress

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 8:23 am by

Following the evening practice Wednesday night, offensive coordinator Ron Turner spoke to the media about the progress made by his offense. Here are a few noteworthy comments: On wide receivers: It depends how it unfolds, […] Read the full article »

Williams suffers back injury

Posted in News and Rumors on July 24, 2008 at 4:49 pm by

It’s still early in training camp — the second day, after all — but already there is cause for concern on the injury front. In addition to injuries to Olin Kreutz, Dusty Dvoracek, and Kevin […] Read the full article »

Hester holding out

Posted in News and Rumors on July 23, 2008 at 6:45 pm by

The biggest news of the day ended up not being rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams agreeing to a contract to prevent him from holding out, but instead the holdout of electrifying return man Devin Hester. […] Read the full article »

Williams avoids holdout, agrees to deal

Posted in News and Rumors on July 23, 2008 at 1:25 pm by

Rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams has avoided a holdout by agreeing to a 5-year deal with the Bears, just hours before the first practice of training camp. Williams, as you may recall, publicly stated that […] Read the full article »

Urlacher shown the money

Posted in News and Rumors on July 22, 2008 at 9:40 am by

Although I’ve doubted Brian Urlacher would miss any training camp — he was, after all, at the mandatory off-season workouts even though he skipped the voluntary ones — Urlacher’s contract status was a bit of […] Read the full article »