Category Archives: Training Camp

The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.08.11)

August 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 8, 2011, including where the Matt Forte contract extension talks currently stand, who Mike Tice anointed as the starters on the offensive line, and former Colts cornerback Kelvin Hayden will [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.07.11)

August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 7, 2011, including Major Wright’s comfortability in his second season, Henry Melton’s bigger role, and the competition between Roy Williams and Johnny Knox. Wright much more comfortable this year Wright [...]

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Observations from Bears training camp

August 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm

I finally had the opportunity to make the trek down to Bourbonnais to get my first look at this year’s Bears squad and I was generally pleased with what I saw. Starting with the offense, I got the opportunity to [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.06.11)

August 6th, 2011 - 7:35 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 6, 2011, including Richard Dent’s entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, players’ desire to have artificial surface at Soldier Field, and Johnny Knox’s second straight missed practice. Richard [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.05.11)

August 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 5, 2011, including Jay Cutler’s progress in Year 2 of the Mike Martz offense, Olin Kreutz’s signing with the New Orleans Saints, and Rod Marinelli’s recovery mission with Amobi Okoye [...]

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New players make fast first impression

August 5th, 2011 - 8:46 am

It had been a long wait for the Bears free agent signees to suit up and participate in training camp for the first time, and for the eager fans to see their debut. When they finally got their opportunity to [...]

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Bears Notebook: Success of defense likely hinges on young defensive tackles

August 4th, 2011 - 6:12 pm

The Bears exhausted an inordinate amount of patience with Tommie Harris over the last five years as they gave him every opportunity to prove that he could regain his Pro Bowl form after sustaining a string of injuries. It’s easy [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.04.11)

August 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 4, 2011, including defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli’s expectations for the defense, how Nick Roach is handling the Lofa Tatupu rumors, and what the Bears are hoping for from second-year safety [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.03.11)

August 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 3, 2011, including Mike Martz’s view on the progress of the offensive line, the Packers’ planned visit to Bears-fan Barack Obama’s White House, and safety Major Wright’s personal expectations for [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.02.11)

August 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 2, 2011, including the return of tight end Desmond Clark, Mike Martz’s interview on a variety of topics, and the Vikings’ release of offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie and whether the [...]

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