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Rideau activated, Miller placed on IR

November 22nd, 2008 - 1:57 pm

The Bears on Saturday activated wide receiver Brandon Rideau from the practice squad and placed veteran offensive tackle Fred Miller on injured reserve, effectively ending his season, and likely career, with the team. Rideau has spent most of his four-year [...]

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Dolphins claim Barton off waivers

September 11th, 2008 - 10:53 pm

Rookie offensive lineman Kirk Barton, waived by the Bears to make room on the active roster for the return of Fred Miller, was picked up by the Miami Dolphins and will be joining their active roster. The move obviously signals [...]

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Bears welcome back Fred Miller

September 10th, 2008 - 4:56 pm

The Bears solidified their offensive line on Wednesday by bringing back veteran tackle Fred Miller. The move has been rumored for weeks and finally has come to fruition. While I was one of the biggest advocates for releasing Miller this [...]

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Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

August 9th, 2008 - 11:34 am

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball without the defense respecting the [...]

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Williams to miss extended time

August 8th, 2008 - 10:01 am

Nothing that happened in Thursday night’s preseason game was nearly as significant as the news which broke prior to kickoff. Rookie left tackle Chris Williams, who had been out of practice for two weeks with back spasms, underwent surgery to [...]

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Bears’ running game center of attention

July 31st, 2008 - 1:18 pm

When the season kicks off in Indianapolis on September 7, it won’t matter to me who’s taking snaps from center. Nor do I care who is catching passes or even the ratio of offensive plays to kick returns for one [...]

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Williams avoids holdout, agrees to deal

July 23rd, 2008 - 1:25 pm

Rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams has avoided a holdout by agreeing to a 5-year deal with the Bears, just hours before the first practice of training camp. Williams, as you may recall, publicly stated that the word “holdout” was not [...]

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