Category Archives: Training Camp

When you gotta go…

August 2nd, 2011 - 9:49 am

Consider this one instance when you never want to follow in the footsteps of a professional athlete.

Angelo counting on improvement from within

August 1st, 2011 - 6:15 pm

If you had asked almost any analyst or fan a year ago what the Bears’ two biggest needs were heading into the 2010 season, you’d most likely get the response: offensive line and safety — in either order. Fast forward [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.01.11)

August 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 1, 2011, including how the carries will be divided among the three-headed backfield, continuation of talks for an extension for Matt Forte, and the fallout from the Olin Kreutz saga. [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.31.11)

July 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 31, 2011, including the Bears moving on without Olin Kreutz and his contemplation of retirement, the signing of Kreutz’s replacement, Chris Spencer, and Jerry Angelo’s views on negotiating a new [...]

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Kreutz’s act will be impossible to follow

July 31st, 2011 - 4:41 pm

The Bears gave veteran center Olin Kreutz one final offer Saturday night of one year for $4 million. The deal reportedly was $500,000 less than what Kreutz was seeking and the two sides refused to split the difference. The Bears’ [...]

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Bears sign former Cowboys RB Marion Barber

July 30th, 2011 - 8:17 pm

According to multiple sources, the Bears have reached a two-year agreement with former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber. Barber, known for his aggressive running style and the punishment he delivers to defenders, was released by the Cowboys in a [...]

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Bears dipping into the fountain of unfulfilled potential

July 30th, 2011 - 7:56 pm

If the sign of a great football team was how many former first-round draft picks a team could accumulate, the Bears would be having one of the best offseasons of any team in the league. But as the old saying [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.30.11)

July 30th, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 30, 2011, including the re-signing of cornerback and special teamer Corey Graham, an apparent new attitude from Jay Cutler, and the start of training camp. Graham agrees to one-year contract [...]

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Harrison’s weight a problem again

July 30th, 2011 - 4:42 pm

Bears defensive tackle Marcus Harrison is battling weight issues once more. Much like at the 2009 training camp, Harrison showed up to camp overweight and will have to miss practice until he’s in better shape. Harrison is entering his fourth [...]

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Bears take chance on DE Gholston

July 29th, 2011 - 11:57 pm

The Bears on Friday signed defensive end Vernon Gholston to a one-year contract. Gholston, drafted sixth overall in the 2008 NFL draft, has been called by some one of the biggest draft busts in league history after failing to record [...]

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