Tag Archives: Charles Tillman

Countdown to Camp: New faces, places to help stabilize secondary

July 26th, 2010 - 9:15 am

This is Part 8 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Bears fans have to feel good that arguably the weakest group on the team was heavily addressed in [...]

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Bowman’s development gives Bears depth, flexibility

August 2nd, 2009 - 9:56 am

During the 2008 draft, while skimming through one of four draft guides I had bought, I came across an interesting nugget. As I’m sure most of you are aware, most draft guides have some kind of graphic that lists one [...]

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Bowman, not Graham, will open camp at cornerback

July 30th, 2009 - 10:58 am

According to ChicagoBears.com, it will be second-year pro Zack Bowman, not Corey Graham, that will open training camp filling in for the injured Charles Tillman. Bowman appeared in one game last year, the Bears’ 48-41 victory over the Minnesota Vikings [...]

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Manning to free safety, Graham to cornerback

July 29th, 2009 - 5:19 pm

With Tuesday’s revelation of an injury to one of the most influential defenders on the team, the Bears will be shuffling around players to make up for the loss. With Charles Tillman scheduled to miss extended time, Danieal Manning will [...]

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Tillman’s injury no more than a damper on exciting week

July 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm

The month of July has been one filled with anticipation and excitement as Bears fans have eagerly awaited the beginning of a training camp filled with promise. After the Bears made national headlines by acquiring Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler, [...]

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Keeping Tillman at cornerback the correct decision

February 17th, 2009 - 2:28 pm

For the past few years, the popular topic of discussion around town was moving cornerback Charles Tillman to safety because he’s a big, physical defensive back who can strip the ball with the best of them and also upgrade the [...]

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Thursday news and tidbits

January 15th, 2009 - 7:04 pm

Charles Tillman did not have one of his best seasons, and as of Thursday, we officially know why. Tillman has undergone surgery on his shoulder, correcting an injury he suffered in a Week 4 victory over Philadelphia. It is a [...]

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Charles Tillman on Andre Johnson

December 25th, 2008 - 12:03 pm

“Best receiver in the business right now. It will be a challenge. He plays big. I compare him to Steve Smith. Steve Smith is small, but he plays big.” -Bears cornerback Charles Tillman on Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. Not [...]

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Bears injuries for Week 11

November 7th, 2008 - 4:17 pm

The Bears released their injury report Friday and there are six players on the list. Kyle Orton is listed as doubtful after limited participation Friday. He did not practice on Wednesday or Thursday. Charles Tillman is listed as questionable after [...]

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Let’s hold off on the position switches

October 31st, 2008 - 5:33 pm

With Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher expected back this week, much has been made about where that leaves Corey Graham, who has developed nicely while filling in for the injured starters. Immediately, antiquated suggestions of moving Tillman to safety and [...]

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