Tag Archives: Greg Olsen

Forte deserves bigger contract — next year

February 4th, 2011 - 9:09 am

After finishing a season in which he became the first Bears running back since Walter Payton to gain 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards, Matt Forte is seeking a contract extension and a significant raise. It seems logical to [...]

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Training camp notes: Hester returns with flare

August 11th, 2010 - 9:08 am

When one of your team’s best playmakers sits out practices for nearly a week, it’s perfectly normal to feel a touch of anxiety, especially when your team has missed the playoffs in three straight years. But, as it turns out, [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Finding a role for the TEs will be a challenge

July 18th, 2010 - 9:39 am

This is Part 4 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. One of the enigmas entering the 2010 season, as it has been since the Bears hired offensive coordinator [...]

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Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

June 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early to accurately project which players [...]

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Mike Martz on Greg Olsen

April 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm

“If there’s a [good] player who can’t fit a system, then something’s wrong … with the system, don’t you think? We will give everybody an opportunity to find who they are and how they’ll contribute. Everybody will get that opportunity, [...]

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Bears strike quickly, sign TE Manumaleuna

March 5th, 2010 - 8:18 am

Just as they had done by signing Frank Omiyale in the opening hours of free agency last off-season, the Bears recognized a need and struck quickly at the start of free agency this year. The Bears agreed to terms with [...]

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Ravens-Packers MNF provides preview for Bears

December 8th, 2009 - 7:01 am

Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers provided Bears fans with a glimpse of what is to come in the next two weeks. The Bears will host the Packers this week at Soldier Field before traveling [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 2

August 23rd, 2009 - 9:27 am

It’s another Sunday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and this one surely has better items to report. Just as I cautioned last week that Bears fans shouldn’t get too low on Jay Cutler and the Bears’ offense following a mediocre [...]

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Ten things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason game

August 22nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm

The Bears are done with training camp and will face the Giants Saturday night in their second preseason game. It’ll mark the Soldier Field live-action debut for quarterback Jay Cutler. Here are ten things to watch in Game 2:

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 1

August 16th, 2009 - 9:51 am

Welcome to the Sunday version of Monday Morning Quarterback. Let’s not waste any time and jump right into it. I have no doubts that much of Chicagoland is feeling melancholy right now. The Jay Cutler debut was far from spectacular [...]

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