Category Archives: Training Camp

Bears Training Camp: Cutler’s progress taking backseat to backup competition

July 23rd, 2014 - 4:19 pm

“We asked one hundred Bears fans what’s the biggest storyline surrounding the Bears quarterback position. Top five answers are on the board. Survey SAYS…” Okay, it’s not exactly a game of Family Feud, but while gauging the interest level in [...]

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Gould needs to shut up and kick

July 26th, 2013 - 9:53 am

I’ve always personally liked Robbie Gould. First and foremost, as a former kicker myself, there’s always a brotherhood among them, even among those who play on different levels. Secondly, when the Bears first signed him as a free agent early [...]

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10 Bears story lines to pay attention to in Bourbonnais

July 22nd, 2013 - 8:15 am

It’s training camp week! I enjoyed a nice summer break from the nitty gritty of the business of professional football. We got to enjoy an admirable playoff run from the Bulls and an even better one from the Blackhawks, the [...]

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20 questions about the 2012 Chicago Bears

July 24th, 2012 - 6:01 pm

A look at 20 pressing questions as the Bears enter training camp in a crucial 2012 season. Is Jay Cutler’s two-year string of injuries an emerging trend or an anomaly? Let’s hope it’s the latter! There is evidence to support [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.19.11)

August 19th, 2011 - 5:36 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 19, 2011, including how far apart the Bears and Matt Forte are on a contract extension, the importance of Monday’s preseason game for Lance Louis, and Lovie Smith’s expectations for [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.18.11)

August 18th, 2011 - 5:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 18, 2011, including Jerry Angelo’s expectations for the offense, Julius Peppers’ view on the defensive line, and Roy Williams struggles with conditioning. Angelo wants to see improved offense Angelo wants [...]

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Bears Notebook: Devin Hester’s alleged involvement in University of Miami scandal changes nothing

August 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm

News broke Wednesday morning about a scandal at the University of Miami in which more than 70 players from 2002-2010 had received benefits from a booster. According to the article by Charles Robinson, the benefits given to athletes “included but [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.17.11)

August 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 17, 2011, including Devin Hester’s role in the University of Miami scandal, where Caleb Hanie ranks on the depth chart, Chris Spencer’s fight for playing time and where he could [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.16.11)

August 16th, 2011 - 5:31 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 16, 2011, including whether the Bears will take on another failed first round pick in linebacker Aaron Maybin, Marion Barber’s views on playing a supporting role to Matt Forte, and [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.15.11)

August 15th, 2011 - 5:43 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 15, 2011, including the fallout from the Bears’ decision to kick from the 30-yard line instead of the 35 against the Bills, more on Corey Wootton’s injury, and what kind [...]

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