Category Archives: Offseason

Bears RT Tait expected to retire

February 14th, 2009 - 9:53 am

The Bears’ off-season to-do list just got a little bit longer as right tackle John Tait has informed the Bears he is strongly contemplating retirement. As reported by the Sun-Times’ Brad Biggs and the Tribune’s Vaughn McClure, Tait is expected [...]

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Bears say goodbye to Booker once more

February 13th, 2009 - 3:22 pm

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 of his career with Bears, [...]

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Trio of top-tiered receivers seeks trades

February 12th, 2009 - 11:23 pm

Don’t expect the Bears to pursue any of Rosenhaus’ three disgruntled wide receiver clientele. If the Bears are serious about upgrading at wide receiver, which was arguably their worst position last year, they surely must have taken notice of the [...]

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Nothing special: Bears fall from top spot

February 8th, 2009 - 2:18 pm

It comes as no surprise that the Bears’ special teams has fallen from the top spot in the NFL rankings compiled by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News. The Bears have held the top spot the past two years, [...]

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Angelo has given no reason for optimism

February 6th, 2009 - 12:00 am

Contrary to the impression the headline leaves, I consider myself an optimistic, glass is half-full kind of guy. But every now and then, I like to turn up the heat and play a different role. Allow me to indulge myself [...]

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Bears sign QB Basanez

February 3rd, 2009 - 5:38 pm

The Bears made their first player move of the off-season by signing former Northwestern and Carolina Panthers quarterback Brett Basanez to a two-year contract. The move is hardly worth mentioning as it doesn’t make the Bears any better heading into [...]

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2009 off-season wish list

January 6th, 2009 - 9:20 pm

It’s the time of the year when every beat writer, analyst, and football junkie likes to offer remedies for his team’s misfortunes. And while that advice is seldom accurate and never sought by the team itself, it’s fun nonetheless. Allow [...]

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