Category Archives: Bears Notebook

Bears Notebook: Bears mishandle Taylor “release”

August 29th, 2011 - 5:46 pm

Bears running back Chester Taylor remains in limbo as of Monday afternoon after being informed that he wasn’t in the team’s plans only to later be told that he has not been cut by the team. As reported by the …

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Bears Notebook: Devin Hester’s alleged involvement in University of Miami scandal changes nothing

August 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm

News broke Wednesday morning about a scandal at the University of Miami in which more than 70 players from 2002-2010 had received benefits from a booster. According to the article by Charles Robinson, the benefits given to athletes “included but …

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Bears Notebook: Bears free of blame kicking off from 30-yard line

August 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm

Prior to kickoff Saturday night, I tweeted a report from Zach Zaidman that the Bears intended to kick off from the 30-yard line instead of the 35-yard line, where the new rule change mandates the ball be placed. The idea …

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Bears Notebook: Health luck not rolling over from last year

August 11th, 2011 - 7:32 pm

One of the most overshadowed facts from last season due to the fallout over Jay Cutler’s injury in the title game is how the Bears ended up in that position in the first place. The Bears managed to stay mostly …

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Bears Notebook: Mike Tice picks his starting five

August 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm

Bears offensive line coach Mike Tice made headlines on Sunday when he declared that the current five offensive linemen running with the first team in practice — from left to right: J’Marcus Webb, Chris Williams, Roberto Garza, Lance Louis, and …

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Bears Notebook: Success of defense likely hinges on young defensive tackles

August 4th, 2011 - 6:12 pm

The Bears exhausted an inordinate amount of patience with Tommie Harris over the last five years as they gave him every opportunity to prove that he could regain his Pro Bowl form after sustaining a string of injuries. It’s easy …

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