Bengals receiver legally changes last name

August 29th, 2008 - 5:20 pm

For those of you who have yet to participate in your fantasy football league drafts, make sure you don’t select wide receiver Chad Johnson from the Cincinnati Bengals, because the next owner may draft Chad Ocho Cinco, leaving you with [...]

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My Chicago Bears 53-man roster

August 29th, 2008 - 4:25 pm

It’s time to play Armchair GM and put together the Bears’ 53-man roster as if I were in charge of the team. Quarterback (3): Kyle Orton, Rex Grossman, Caleb Hanie. Orton is the starter and Grossman, believe it or not, [...]

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Bears-Browns postgame thoughts

August 29th, 2008 - 12:09 am

The first thing on my mind following tonight’s game was that the defense looked like swiss cheese once again. Granted, they didn’t game plan for the Browns nor did they scheme to put much of any pressure on the quarterback, [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

August 27th, 2008 - 11:24 pm

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things in a meaningless fourth game, [...]

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Ex-Bears WR Monk claimed by Giants

August 26th, 2008 - 5:47 pm

For Bears fans hoping to see rookie wide receiver Marcus Monk return to the team’s practice squad, those chances were squashed Tuesday as the 7th round pick was claimed off waivers by the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.

Bears release CB Ricky Manning Jr.

August 26th, 2008 - 4:32 pm

The long anticipated release of cornerback Ricky Manning Jr. has finally come when the Bears terminated his contract on Tuesday. Manning began to lose playing time last season and lost his starting job to Danieal Manning this off-season. Things have [...]

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Grossman stays upbeat, though disappointed

August 25th, 2008 - 4:50 pm

Rex Grossman spent a week in silence not talking to the media since Kyle Orton was named the starting quarterback. On Monday, he broke his silence and kept an optimistic outlook despite being understandably disappointed. “My mindset hasn’t changed, just [...]

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Is Angelo cracking under the pressure?

August 25th, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spoke to the media via a conference call with trainer Tim Bream, who is rarely made available to the media, so you can tell Angelo meant business. On the docket? Rookie offensive lineman Chris Williams’ [...]

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Defense vows to play better

August 25th, 2008 - 1:42 pm

The Bears defense is ranked 31st in the NFL through three preseason games, giving up 397.7 yards per game, but Lovie Smith and the defense promise that things will change. “When you talk about our defense, we would like for [...]

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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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