Tag: Ron Turner

Bears re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

Posted in News and Rumors on March 6, 2009 at 11:57 pm by

The Bears signed a veteran backup running back to complement Matt Forte, and they didn’t have to look very far to do it. The team agreed to a 2-year contract with free agent Kevin Jones, […] Read the full article »

Last drive a game-killer for the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 15, 2008 at 1:37 pm by

It’s easy to second-guess playcalling, but it’s not always the smart thing to do. What it does is make fans and analysts feel better because they have somebody on whom to lay the blame. But […] Read the full article »

2008 season looking like 2005 all over again

Posted in News and Rumors on August 31, 2008 at 10:56 am by

Does anybody remember this prediction? Or the results of this polling? Or the promotion of this guy? How about any of these quotes? “Even a healthy Rex Grossman won’t prevent Chicago from finishing last in […] Read the full article »

QB mind games continue

Posted in News and Rumors on August 3, 2008 at 6:59 pm by

The one criterion offered by the Bears’ coaching staff that would help them determine who’d be this year’s starting quarterback was consistency. “Just perform consistently and efficiently at a high level,” Ron Turner said. “The […] Read the full article »

Orton stands out on Family Night

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 11:35 pm by

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in […] Read the full article »

News and tidbits for Friday

Posted in News and Rumors on August 1, 2008 at 10:06 am by

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a […] Read the full article »

Turner updates offensive progress

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2008 at 8:23 am by

Following the evening practice Wednesday night, offensive coordinator Ron Turner spoke to the media about the progress made by his offense. Here are a few noteworthy comments: On wide receivers: It depends how it unfolds, […] Read the full article »

Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

Posted in News and Rumors on July 29, 2008 at 1:15 pm by

As I see it, the Bears have two problems at wide receiver: they don’t have a clear No. 1, and they have too many 2s and 3s. Essentially, Devin Hester is the only receiver who […] Read the full article »

Grossman vs. Orton: Who gets the nod?

Posted in News and Rumors on July 24, 2008 at 1:14 pm by

On Wednesday, Rex Grossman won a coin toss to earn the right to start that day’s practice with the first team. Kyle Orton will get the start today and then the two players will alternate […] Read the full article »