Category Archives: The Bears Beat

The Bears Beat (05.10.13): Bears kick off rookie minicamp

May 10th, 2013 - 5:40 pm

The Bears kicked off the first day of their rookie minicamp, an experience that head coach Marc Trestman called an “exciting day.” Also, second-year quarterback Matt Blanchard, who did not officially accrue a year of NFL service, was eligible to [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.09.13): Bears sign Bostic, Long lone remaining unsigned draft pick

May 9th, 2013 - 6:32 pm

The Bears signed second-round linebacker Jon Bostic to a four-year deal on Thursday leaving first-round offensive lineman Kyle Long as the lone remaining unsigned draft pick for the team. Also, Walter Payton’s mother died and more Bears news. Bears agree [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.08.13): Bears first round pick, Kyle Long, will miss OTAs

May 8th, 2013 - 5:37 pm

First round pick offensive lineman Kyle Long will miss Bears organized team activities because of an NFL rule that draft picks cannot participate until after final exams at their colleges. Also, one former GM expects a market to open up [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.07.13): Melton, Marshall, Tillman make PFF’s Top 101 of 2012

May 7th, 2013 - 8:24 pm

Defensive tackle Henry Melton, wide receiver Brandon Marshall, and cornerback Charles Tillman made Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 of 2012 list. Also, the Bears announced some front office changes on Tuesday. And more Bears news and analysis. Three Chicago Bears [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.06.13): Bears DE Washington could be draft day steal

May 6th, 2013 - 5:37 pm

Sixth-round draft pick Cornelius Washington could be a draft day steal for the Bears. Former coach Mike Ditka things that Tim Tebow can play quarterback in the NFL. And Phil Emery and Marc Trestman are hoping for big things from [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.02.13): Bears agree to deals with rookies Greene, Wilson

May 2nd, 2013 - 6:00 pm

The Bears continued their aggression to get their rookies signed by agreeing to deals with linebacker Khaseem Greene and receiver Marquess Wilson. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the four picks the Bears agreed to deals with (Greene and Wilson plus [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.01.13): Bears move quickly to sign draft picks

May 1st, 2013 - 6:04 pm

As is the case almost every year, the Bears moved quickly to sign their draft picks by agreeing to terms with offensive tackle Jordan Mills and defensive end Cornelius Washington. Also, Soldier Field will host a Blackhawks game in 2014. [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.30.13): Cutler pleased with Bears additions

April 30th, 2013 - 5:35 pm

Saying that anytime the Bears add offensive players through the draft it makes him smile, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler noted he was pleased with the moves the Bears made this offseason particularly on the offensive line. Also, former Bear and [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.24.13): Lots of draft news and predictions the eve before draft

April 24th, 2013 - 5:58 pm

On the day before the draft, here is a lot of news, mocks, and predictions along with some other around the NFL information. Packers release two players returning from ACL injuries (National Football Post) Wed Apr 24 16:50:34 2013 Saine, [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.23.13): Tillman, Peppers, and McClellin earn Piccolo honors

April 23rd, 2013 - 5:56 pm

Veterans Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers and rookie Shea McClellin were named this year’s recipients of the Brian Piccolo Award. Tillman answered questions about Brian Urlacher and the nature of the tough NFL business. Plus more NFL news and Draft [...]

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