Category Archives: The Bears Beat

The Bears Beat (03.13.14): Bears working to fill holes, upgrade roster

March 13th, 2014 - 9:53 am

If there is one thing I’ve learned about Bears fans over the years, it’s that you cannot ever fully please them. Nothing is ever enough. They are the types to squeeze every last bit of toothpaste out of the tube. [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.19.13): Tillman: Bears in ‘win right now mode’

July 19th, 2013 - 6:44 pm

Bears Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Tillman said the Bears are in a “win right now mode” for the 2013 season. Plus, Jay Cutler seen in an obnoxious outfit with wife Kristin Cavallari at an ’80s-themed charity function. And more NFL [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.18.13): Urlacher doesn’t want Bears to win Super Bowl without him

July 18th, 2013 - 6:11 pm

Former Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher said that he would “be really pissed” if the Bears won the Super Bowl without him. Also, running back Matt Forte is expected to have a big role in the new offense. Plus, more [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.17.13): Marshall expecting big things from Bennett

July 17th, 2013 - 6:13 pm

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he expects new tight end Martellus Bennett to be “awesome” this year for the team. Plus, is this Charles Tillman’s last season with the Bears? And more news from the Bears and around the [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.16.13): Cutler not distracted by contract status

July 16th, 2013 - 8:59 pm

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he would not be distracted by his current contract uncertainty. Also, with Julius Peppers getting up there in age, the Bears need their young defensive ends like Shea McClellin and Corey Wootton to step up. [...]

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The Bears Beat (06.11.13): Bears sign former first-round DL Ellis

June 11th, 2013 - 5:54 pm

The Bears agreed to a one-year deal with former first-round defensive lineman Sedrick Ellis. Also, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was sidelined on the first day of minicamp with a hamstring injury which he suffered at a previous practice. Plus, news [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.23.13): Memories and views shared regarding Urlacher’s legacy

May 23rd, 2013 - 5:33 pm

On a busy day of reflection regarding the end of Brian Urlacher’s career, both former teammates and opponents offered memories of playing alongside — or against — the future Hall of Fame linebacker. Urlacher legacy one of loyalty to Bears [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.16.13): Bears GM Phil Emery says Bears will welcome back Gabe Carimi

May 16th, 2013 - 5:34 pm

Bears general manager Phil Emery says that despite the fact that Gabe Carimi did not show up at OTAs, the team will welcome him back “with open arms.” Also, defensive tackle Henry Melton is still hopeful a long-term contract can [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.15.13): Frazier: Vikings not pursuing Urlacher

May 15th, 2013 - 6:38 pm

Contrary to previous reports, the Vikings are not close to a deal with former Bear Brian Urlacher, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said. Also, wide receiver Earl Bennett says the new Bears offense will be very receiver-friendly. And Matt Forte will [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.14.13): Forte has high expectations for new Bears offense

May 14th, 2013 - 5:38 pm

Bears running back Matt Forte expects to return to his Pro Bowl form in new head coach Marc Trestman’s offense. Also, quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh had high praise for Jay Cutler. And third-year offensive lineman Gabe Carimi continues to be [...]

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