Tag: fred miller

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 »

Dolphins claim Barton off waivers

Posted in News and Rumors on September 11, 2008 at 10:53 pm by

Rookie offensive lineman Kirk Barton, waived by the Bears to make room on the active roster for the return of Fred Miller, was picked up by the Miami Dolphins and will be joining their active […] Read the full article »

Bears welcome back Fred Miller

Posted in News and Rumors on September 10, 2008 at 4:56 pm by

The Bears solidified their offensive line on Wednesday by bringing back veteran tackle Fred Miller. The move has been rumored for weeks and finally has come to fruition. While I was one of the biggest […] 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 »

Bears’ running game center of attention

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 1:18 pm by

When the season kicks off in Indianapolis on September 7, it won’t matter to me who’s taking snaps from center. Nor do I care who is catching passes or even the ratio of offensive plays […] 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 »