RT @ESPNChiBears: WR Marquess Wilson placed on IR with designation to return. #Bears bring back CB Kelvin Hayden to fill open roster spot.

Bears make four expected releases

August 24th, 2008 - 8:09 pm

The Bears released four players on Sunday, none of which were unexpected. Rookie wide receiver Marcus Monk was the most notable player released, along with fellow receiver Ryan Grice-Mullen, cornerback Leslie Majors, and safety Josh Gattis. It’s possible that Monk [...]

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Wilson’s injury frees up roster spot for another LB

August 24th, 2008 - 8:59 am

You never like to see a guy get injured, but if you had to find the upside to Rod Wilson’s season-ending injury, it’s that a position as deep as linebacker won’t suffer as much. It also leaves an open roster [...]

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Success in return game could mean less Hester

August 23rd, 2008 - 10:27 am

On the Bears first kickoff return against the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night, Devin Hester lined up deep with fellow 2006 second round pick Danieal Manning lined up as the upback in front of him. Hester took the kickoff in [...]

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Rex Grossman vs. Kyle Orton: Fan Support

August 23rd, 2008 - 12:07 am

It wasn’t that long ago that Rex Grossman was revered by Bears fans. As they say, times have changed. Anybody remember that Atlanta Falcons game from 2005? Here’s a video to jog your memory.

Props to Boers & Bernstein

August 22nd, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Just like I did this morning with a text message to Laurence Holmes, I sent an email with the same context to Boers and Bernstein and they took it and ran with it. To recap, the drunken meatheads at Soldier [...]

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Shout out to Laurence Holmes

August 22nd, 2008 - 11:00 am

I want to send a shout out to my man, Laurence Holmes, of The Score. Last night, I was about as angry — and yet, ashamed — as a Bears fan can get, and I’m still a little disappointed. Bears [...]

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Bears-49ers postgame thoughts

August 21st, 2008 - 10:16 pm

Irony: an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. I can think of several instances from tonight’s preseason game against the 49ers that fit the definition of irony. The first of which is something I [...]

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Quit booing Grossman; Let it go!

August 21st, 2008 - 9:28 pm

It’s the third quarter right now and I’ll give my thoughts and observations after the game, but I had to take a moment to give my two cents on Rex Grossman. The fact that there are idiots — yes, I’m [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the [...]

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With Orton in place, receivers on deck

August 19th, 2008 - 5:17 pm

With the starting quarterback position resolved, the next most pressing position battle on the agenda would appear to be at receiver. The Bears are deep at the position with 10 guys possibly battling for six spots. With the Bears likely [...]

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