Tag: Greg Olsen

Forte deserves bigger contract — next year

Posted in News and Rumors on February 4, 2011 at 9:09 am by

After finishing a season in which he became the first Bears running back since Walter Payton to gain 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards, Matt Forte is seeking a contract extension and a significant […] Read the full article »

Training camp notes: Hester returns with flare

Posted in News and Rumors on August 11, 2010 at 9:08 am by

When one of your team’s best playmakers sits out practices for nearly a week, it’s perfectly normal to feel a touch of anxiety, especially when your team has missed the playoffs in three straight years. […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Finding a role for the TEs will be a challenge

Posted in News and Rumors on July 18, 2010 at 9:39 am by

This is Part 4 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. One of the enigmas entering the 2010 season, as it has been since […] Read the full article »

Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

Posted in News and Rumors on June 10, 2010 at 11:31 am by

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early […] Read the full article »

Mike Martz on Greg Olsen

Posted in News and Rumors on April 22, 2010 at 12:07 pm by

“If there’s a [good] player who can’t fit a system, then something’s wrong … with the system, don’t you think? We will give everybody an opportunity to find who they are and how they’ll contribute. […] Read the full article »

Bears strike quickly, sign TE Manumaleuna

Posted in News and Rumors on March 5, 2010 at 8:18 am by

Just as they had done by signing Frank Omiyale in the opening hours of free agency last off-season, the Bears recognized a need and struck quickly at the start of free agency this year. The […] Read the full article »

Ravens-Packers MNF provides preview for Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on December 8, 2009 at 7:01 am by

Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers provided Bears fans with a glimpse of what is to come in the next two weeks. The Bears will host the Packers this week […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 2

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2009 at 9:27 am by

It’s another Sunday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and this one surely has better items to report. Just as I cautioned last week that Bears fans shouldn’t get too low on Jay Cutler and the […] 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 »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 1

Posted in News and Rumors on August 16, 2009 at 9:51 am by

Welcome to the Sunday version of Monday Morning Quarterback. Let’s not waste any time and jump right into it. I have no doubts that much of Chicagoland is feeling melancholy right now. The Jay Cutler […] Read the full article »