Category Archives: Offseason

NFL Players stalling labor vote to avoid laborious preseason work

July 22nd, 2011 - 10:24 am

The NFL owners approved a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement on Thursday and lifted the lockout against the players, based on the condition that the players recertify as a union and vote to ratify the CBA. The players balked and [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.21.11)

July 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 21, 2011, including Chris Harris’ endorsement of former Panthers teammate Steve Smith, Olivet Nazarene University’s preparations for Bears training camp, and whether Brian Urlacher thinks the Bears will play in [...]

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Tillman says Bears “have the upper hand” in preparation for season

July 21st, 2011 - 10:30 am

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman said it is a fair assessment to say that teams that have had offensive and defensive systems in place for some time will be in better position when the lockout ends than those teams with new [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.20.11)

July 20th, 2011 - 5:33 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 20, 2011, including and update on Jim McMahon after his limo accident, an update on the labor negotiations including a no-vote from the players, 2011 season predictions, and the Bears [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.19.11)

July 19th, 2011 - 5:23 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 19, 2011, including what Olin Kreutz’s agent says it will take for the Bears to resign his client, Baltimore Ravens’ coach John Harbaugh’s reaction to April’s botched draft day trade [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.18.11)

July 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 18, 2011, including further developments in the labor negotiations, Tim Hasselbeck’s top teams in the NFC, and a Matt Forte podcast. AP sources: Club execs to be briefed if deal [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.17.11)

July 17th, 2011 - 5:37 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 17, 2011, including former Bear Cedric Benson’s latest arrest, the possibility of the Bears acquiring Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith, and a court-appointed mediator joining labor talks on Monday. Ex-Bears [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.16.11)

July 16th, 2011 - 6:04 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 16, 2011, including rookie tackle Gabe Carimi’s impact at Wisconsin, a status update on the Hall of Fame Game, and how D.J. Moore copes with the murder of his brother. [...]

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Hall of Fame Game still on – for now

July 16th, 2011 - 8:13 am

The Chicago Sun-Times recently reported that, according to two sources, the NFL had decided to cancel the Hall of Fame Game in which the Bears were scheduled to face the St. Louis Rams. That report has now been denied by [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.15.11)

July 15th, 2011 - 5:41 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 15, 2011, including a joint statement from the owners and players on the progress of labor talks, Lovie Smith on whether the Bears can be ready for the Hall of [...]

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