Tag: Johnny Knox

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.07.11)

Posted in News and Rumors on August 7, 2011 at 7:27 pm by

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 7, 2011, including Major Wright’s comfortability in his second season, Henry Melton’s bigger role, and the competition between Roy Williams and Johnny Knox. Wright much […] Read the full article »

Upgrade at receiver is a need, not a want

Posted in News and Rumors on February 23, 2011 at 9:10 am by

Dan Pompei wrote a column in the Chicago Tribune in the past few days stating his opinion that wide receiver is a position of want, not need. He then proceeded to pompously — sounds similar […] Read the full article »

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 »

Third phase has to pick up the slack

Posted in News and Rumors on August 31, 2010 at 9:04 am by

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

Posted in News and Rumors on July 28, 2010 at 9:11 am by

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the […] Read the full article »

Countdown to Camp: Deep corps of receivers the strength of the team?

Posted in News and Rumors on July 16, 2010 at 8:59 am by

This is Part 3 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. My, how things can change in a year. It was at this time […] 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 »

Brown “should be good to go”

Posted in News and Rumors on September 21, 2009 at 5:31 pm by

Bears coach Lovie Smith said defensive end Alex Brown has “no more than” an ankle sprain and “should be good to go.” Brown, the team’s most dependable end over the past seven years, injured his […] Read the full article »

Bears sign seven of nine draft picks

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm by

The Bears certainly had a busy Friday afternoon. In addition to extending defensive lineman Israel Idonije’s contract by two years, and signing free agent linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa to a one-year deal, the Bears agreed to […] Read the full article »

Bears hit nail on head in 2009 Draft

Posted in News and Rumors on April 26, 2009 at 7:48 pm by

The Bears did not select a player in either of the first two rounds, the first time they’ve failed to do that since 1978 and only the third time in team history. But that didn’t […] Read the full article »