Category Archives: The Bears Beat

The Bears Beat (03.25.13): Bears re-sign OT Jonathan Scott

March 25th, 2013 - 5:48 pm

The Bears agreed to a one-year deal with free agent offensive tackle Jonathan Scott. Plus, a report that some teams are showing interest in Brian Urlacher. And news and analysis regarding next month’s NFL draft. Jonathan Scott, Chicago Bears agree …

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The Bears Beat (03.22.13): Bears sign MLB D.J. Williams to replace Urlacher

March 22nd, 2013 - 5:56 pm

The Bears agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos middle linebacker D.J. Williams on Friday to replace veteran Brian Urlacher — at least temporarily with a one-year deal. Also, Urlacher shared his thoughts and feelings on the Dan Patrick show. …

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The Bears Beat (03.20.13): Bears sign DE Turk McBride

March 20th, 2013 - 5:34 pm

The Bears signed defensive end Turk McBride to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Also, running back Matt Forte defiantly says he’ll save up money for the inevitable fines he’ll incur after learning that the NFL passed a new rule that …

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The Bears Beat (03.19.13): Former Bears nickel back Moore signs with Panthers

March 19th, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Former Bears nickel back D.J. Moore signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers. Also, what will the Bears do about their thin linebacking corps? And the NFL passes two safety-related rule changes. Ex-Bears DB Moore signs with Panthers Tue …

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The Bears Beat (03.18.13): Bears interested in TE Maneri

March 18th, 2013 - 5:37 pm

The Bears got their pass-catching tight end in Martellus Bennett — who can also block — but now it appears they’re looking to add a blocking tight end as reports say they’re showing interested in former Chief Steve Maneri. Also, …

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The Bears Beat (03.15.13): Bears re-sign CB Zack Bowman

March 15th, 2013 - 5:41 pm

The Bears re-signed reserve cornerback and special teams contributor Zack Bowman to a one-year deal. Former Bears linebacker Nick Roach agreed to a contract with the Oakland Raiders. And more on the Brian Urlacher contract talks. Bears bring back Zack …

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The Bears Beat (03.14.13): Bears re-sign DT Nate Collins

March 14th, 2013 - 5:45 pm

The Bears re-signed defensive tackle Nate Collins to a one-year deal on Thursday. Also, the Bears are expected to face tough competition in their bid to re-sign backup quarterback Jason Campbell. Plus, more news from free agency around the league. …

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The Bears Beat (03.13.13): Bears introduce Bennett, Bushrod to media

March 13th, 2013 - 5:52 pm

The Bears introduced their two new free agent acquisitions, tight end Martellus Bennett and left tackle Jermon Bushrod, to the media on Wednesday. The team continued clearing cap room by cutting tight ends Matt Spaeth and Kellen Davis as well …

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The Bears Beat (03.12.13): Bears sign TE Martellus Bennett to open free agency

March 12th, 2013 - 6:14 pm

The Bears agreed to a four-year contract with former New York Giant tight end Martellus Bennett. The team was also in the midst of working out a long-term deal with free agent left tackle Jermon Bushrod, formerly of the New …

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The Bears Beat (03.11.13): Bears have interest in OT Jake Long?

March 11th, 2013 - 5:34 pm

A report out says the Bears and Rams have the most interest in free agent left tackle Jake Long. Also, a pair of veteran wide receivers get traded. And lots more free agency chatter. Report: Bears, Rams most interested in …

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