Category Archives: News

Is Angelo cracking under the pressure?

August 25th, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spoke to the media via a conference call with trainer Tim Bream, who is rarely made available to the media, so you can tell Angelo meant business. On the docket? Rookie offensive lineman Chris Williams’ [...]

Continue reading Is Angelo cracking under the pressure?

Defense vows to play better

August 25th, 2008 - 1:42 pm

The Bears defense is ranked 31st in the NFL through three preseason games, giving up 397.7 yards per game, but Lovie Smith and the defense promise that things will change. “When you talk about our defense, we would like for [...]

Continue reading Defense vows to play better

Bears make four expected releases

August 24th, 2008 - 8:09 pm

The Bears released four players on Sunday, none of which were unexpected. Rookie wide receiver Marcus Monk was the most notable player released, along with fellow receiver Ryan Grice-Mullen, cornerback Leslie Majors, and safety Josh Gattis. It’s possible that Monk [...]

Continue reading Bears make four expected releases

Wilson’s injury frees up roster spot for another LB

August 24th, 2008 - 8:59 am

You never like to see a guy get injured, but if you had to find the upside to Rod Wilson’s season-ending injury, it’s that a position as deep as linebacker won’t suffer as much. It also leaves an open roster [...]

Continue reading Wilson’s injury frees up roster spot for another LB

Orton named starter

August 18th, 2008 - 3:21 pm

In a widely expected move, Lovie Smith announced today that Kyle Orton will start the season opener Sept. 7 in Indianapolis. The move comes as a relief to a lot of Grossman-bashers, one of whom I work with who just [...]

Continue reading Orton named starter

Bears absorbing cheap shots, verbal abuse

August 12th, 2008 - 3:54 pm

I love the Internet. I always have and always will. It’s one of my biggest passions in life. And yet, with every good thing, there must be at least some negative. One of my least favorite things about the Internet [...]

Continue reading Bears absorbing cheap shots, verbal abuse

Wolfe playing hurt

August 11th, 2008 - 9:24 am

Apparently Garrett Wolfe can play hurt, because the second year back had a successful game against the Chiefs on Thursday and has been playing with a sore hamstring for some time now. In a story on ChicagoSports.com, Wolfe says he [...]

Continue reading Wolfe playing hurt

Williams to miss extended time

August 8th, 2008 - 10:01 am

Nothing that happened in Thursday night’s preseason game was nearly as significant as the news which broke prior to kickoff. Rookie left tackle Chris Williams, who had been out of practice for two weeks with back spasms, underwent surgery to [...]

Continue reading Williams to miss extended time

Favre traded to the Jets

August 6th, 2008 - 11:05 pm

ESPN is reporting that Brett Favre has been traded to the Jets. In a previous report, the Jets were rumored to be offering a conditional fourth round draft pick that could become a second round pick depending on how Favre [...]

Continue reading Favre traded to the Jets

Orton’s start could be Grossman’s advantage

August 5th, 2008 - 9:56 pm

Lovie Smith announced after practice today that Kyle Orton will start the preseason opener against Kansas City on Thursday, but indicated that both Orton and Rex Grossman will get an equal number of reps with the first team offense. What [...]

Continue reading Orton’s start could be Grossman’s advantage