Tag: john tait

Bears address offensive line quickly

Posted in News and Rumors on February 27, 2009 at 9:03 am by

It’s unusual for Bears general manager Jerry Angelo to strike quickly in free agency unless there’s an urgency at a particular position. With John Tait considering retirement and John St. Clair possibly departing as a […] Read the full article »

Bears RT Tait expected to retire

Posted in News and Rumors on February 14, 2009 at 9:53 am by

The Bears’ off-season to-do list just got a little bit longer as right tackle John Tait has informed the Bears he is strongly contemplating retirement. As reported by the Sun-Times’ Brad Biggs and the Tribune’s […] Read the full article »

Angelo has given no reason for optimism

Posted in News and Rumors on February 6, 2009 at 12:00 am by

Contrary to the impression the headline leaves, I consider myself an optimistic, glass is half-full kind of guy. But every now and then, I like to turn up the heat and play a different role. […] 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 »

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 »

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 »