Category Archives: News

Beekman catching breaks

August 5th, 2008 - 10:41 am

When the Bears drafted Josh Beekman last year, I was excited because I knew the Bears were getting a good player. Sure, he’s undersized, but the man plays with a mean streak, something you can’t teach. When it comes to [...]

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Starting QB revealed by week 3?

August 5th, 2008 - 10:10 am

Did the Bears coaching staff inform quarterbacks Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton when they’d name the starter? David Haugh reports on ChicagoSports.com that Rex Grossman said the following in an interview: “This is obviously a competition, so you want to [...]

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Favre says league has reinstated him

August 3rd, 2008 - 10:29 am

ESPN.com is reporting breaking news that Brett Favre has told Ed Werder that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated him. The Packers refused to confirm or deny that report because today isn’t an official business day. Favre will fly to [...]

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Bears to face Carolina sans Steve Smith

August 2nd, 2008 - 3:37 pm

Some angry words, flying fists, and a broken nose later and the Bears will be sitting pretty September 14 against the Carolina Panthers. Carolina has suspended star receiver Steve Smith for the first two games of the regular season due [...]

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News and tidbits for Friday

August 1st, 2008 - 10:06 am

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 football standpoint, he might be [...]

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Favre to a division rival?

July 31st, 2008 - 9:12 am

Brett Favre in a Bears jersey? It’ll never happen, right? Favre donning the purple helmet of the Vikings? Also unlikely. Or is it? ESPN.com, among other media outlets, is reporting that the Packers are considering sending Favre to a division [...]

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Angelo not concerned about quarterbacks

July 30th, 2008 - 8:13 pm

Jerry Angelo was on The Score earlier this afternoon with Boers and Bernstein. Here are few of his most interesting comments: Dan Bernstein: Did Devin Hester make more money by holding out? Jerry Angelo: Well, a lot more than he [...]

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Favre files for reinstatement

July 29th, 2008 - 4:43 pm

According to ESPN.com, Brett Favre has officially filed his reinstatement letter with the league office. All the weeks — and months — of speculation have reached a culmination. What it means is once Favre is officially reinstated, which could occur [...]

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Graham overtaking McBride?

July 27th, 2008 - 11:32 am

Last season, when Nathan Vasher missed 12 games with a groin injury, rookie cornerback Trumaine McBride started in his place and actually played admirably. So much so, in fact, that sports talk shows were flooded with calls from eager Bears [...]

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ESPN’s Clayton suggests Orton has edge

July 24th, 2008 - 9:25 pm

When the Chicago Bears first announced that there would be an open competition for the starting quarterback job, it was met with some skepticism among Bears fans and football analysts alike. After all, Grossman was the chosen one, a first [...]

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