Tag: Marty Booker

Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

Posted in News and Rumors on April 3, 2009 at 11:09 am by

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. […] Read the full article »

Bears say goodbye to Booker once more

Posted in News and Rumors on February 13, 2009 at 3:22 pm by

The Bears parted ways with wide receiver Marty Booker for the second time in his career, opting to cut the receiver after just one disappointing season with the team. Booker spent the first five seasons […] Read the full article »

Contrary to idiocy, Bears better off sans Berrian

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2008 at 11:03 am by

It was only a matter of time that the Chicago media would begin formulating ideas about why the Bears did not make the playoffs and what they needed to do to rectify that in 2009. […] Read the full article »

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 »

Lloyd out for Detroit game

Posted in News and Rumors on October 3, 2008 at 4:17 pm by

Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who has been the most steady receiver for the team this year, has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Detroit. Lloyd sprained his knee in last week’s victory over […] Read the full article »

Lloyd, Booker hobbled by knee injuries

Posted in News and Rumors on October 2, 2008 at 12:08 pm by

A pair of Bears receivers were sidelined Wednesday with knee injuries. Brandon Lloyd, who hurt his knee against the Eagles and could not finish the game, has a knee sprain that could prevent him from […] Read the full article »

Marty Booker on failed third-down conversion

Posted in News and Rumors on September 15, 2008 at 11:30 am by

“Coulda, shoulda, woulda. If ‘if’ was a fifth, we’d all be drunk. That’s how it goes.” -Bears wide receiver Marty Booker on Kyle Orton’s decision to switch a 3rd-and-1 run play into an incomplete pass […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

Posted in News and Rumors on August 21, 2008 at 1:22 pm by

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the […] Read the full article »

With Orton in place, receivers on deck

Posted in News and Rumors on August 19, 2008 at 5:17 pm by

With the starting quarterback position resolved, the next most pressing position battle on the agenda would appear to be at receiver. The Bears are deep at the position with 10 guys possibly battling for six […] Read the full article »

Bears-Chiefs postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 7, 2008 at 10:23 pm by

While watching the Bears’ preseason game against Kansas City tonight, I took some notes during the game. I jotted down about 66 different tidbits, some good and some bad. Of course, I won’t go through […] Read the full article »