Tag Archives: Charles Tillman

Thursday injury news and tidbits

October 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher had full participation in practice Thursday and should be ready to go for Sunday’s game against the Lions. All players listed on the injury report participated in at least a portion of practice, including [...]

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Déjà vu for the Bears at Ford Field?

October 2nd, 2008 - 7:56 pm

In last year’s 37-27 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field, the Bears limped into Detroit with an entirely different secondary than the one that started that season opener in San Diego. In 2007, the Bears were beat up [...]

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A slap on the wrist for Trueblood

September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm

The Bears insist that Tampa Bay offensive lineman Jeremy Trueblood was responsible for starting the fracas in overtime that caused Charles Tillman to be flagged for unnecessary roughness, giving the Buccaneers a second chance to win the game, of which [...]

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Thursday roundup

September 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm

Fines levied on pair of Bears A pair of Bears were fined this week for penalties in Sunday’s Buccaneers game. Cornerback Charles Tillman was fined $5,000 for his unnecessary roughness penalty in overtime, which gave the Bucs a first down [...]

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Stats update

September 16th, 2008 - 6:51 pm

I’m not a big stat man. In fact, I hate stats. I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts. Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a lot of people do enjoy [...]

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Brian Baldinger on Chris Harris

September 13th, 2008 - 11:23 am

“Nobody can strip a ball in this league better than Chris Harris.” -FOX NFL color commentator Brian Baldinger after Harris stripped Antonio Gates of the ball in Week 1. I believe this quote should be plastered in the Bears’ locker [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 2

August 16th, 2008 - 10:43 am

The Bears concluded their training camp in Bourbonnais on Thursday with a light, free-spirited practice in which players exchanged jerseys and had a walkthrough preparing for tonight’s second preseason game in Seattle. Much like last week’s preseason opener against the [...]

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And you thought Jerry Angelo was bad?

August 6th, 2008 - 10:39 am

For years, cynical Bears fans have lamented Jerry Angelo for his inability to draft offensive players, a franchise quarterback in particular. Websites have been launched and homemade signs have been put on display at games ridiculing Angelo and the Bears’ [...]

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Hester agrees to 4-year extension

July 27th, 2008 - 6:22 pm

Devin Hester said Friday he chose to report to camp because he liked the direction in which his contract talks were heading, and apparently he and management were on the same page. The Bears and Hester agreed to a 4-year [...]

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Graham overtaking McBride?

July 27th, 2008 - 11:32 am

Last season, when Nathan Vasher missed 12 games with a groin injury, rookie cornerback Trumaine McBride started in his place and actually played admirably. So much so, in fact, that sports talk shows were flooded with calls from eager Bears [...]

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