Tag Archives: Jerry Angelo

Jay Cutler, the new Chicago Bears quarterback

April 3rd, 2009 - 6:08 pm

Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, left, new player Jay Cutler, center, and head coach Lovie Smith pose for a photo during a news conference, Friday, April 3, 2009, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

April 3rd, 2009 - 11:09 am

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. You fondly remember the previous’ [...]

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Angelo: Bears always looking for ways to improve

April 1st, 2009 - 5:43 pm

In an interview with Larry Mayer on ChicagoBears.com, Bears general manager Jerry Angelo discusses the latest rumors about Orlando Pace, Ken Lucas, and Jay Cutler as well as a range of other topics concerning the ball club. I suspected after [...]

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Are Bears eyeing an OT in the first round?

March 20th, 2009 - 5:59 pm

At the outset of free agency, the Bears offered free agent offensive tackle John St. Clair a modest contract which he eventually turned down in favor of a deal with the Cleveland Browns, leaving the team with three unproven tackles [...]

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Patience is a virtue few Bears fans possess

March 11th, 2009 - 12:03 pm

With each passing day it seems as though another veteran, sometimes a former Pro Bowler, hits the open market after becoming a victim of his team’s salary cap situation and youth movement. Marvin Harrison, Terrell Owens, Roy Williams, and Jason [...]

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Bears address offensive line quickly

February 27th, 2009 - 9:03 am

It’s unusual for Bears general manager Jerry Angelo to strike quickly in free agency unless there’s an urgency at a particular position. With John Tait considering retirement and John St. Clair possibly departing as a free agent, the Bears were [...]

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Expect Bears to be slow out of free agency gates

February 26th, 2009 - 9:29 am

The 2009 NFL free agency period kicks off at 11:01 p.m. Thursday night — which is Friday morning Eastern time — and it’s highly unlikely the Bears will be making immediate headlines like they did in 2005 when they signed [...]

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Harrison a good fit, but carries a big price

February 24th, 2009 - 8:01 pm

The Colts parted ways with veteran wide receiver Marvin Harrison after 13 seasons together, a move not many would have thought they’d ever see. Then again, nobody ever thought the 49ers would part ways with Jerry Rice, the only player [...]

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Angelo has given no reason for optimism

February 6th, 2009 - 12:00 am

Contrary to the impression the headline leaves, I consider myself an optimistic, glass is half-full kind of guy. But every now and then, I like to turn up the heat and play a different role. Allow me to indulge myself [...]

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Bears sign QB Basanez

February 3rd, 2009 - 5:38 pm

The Bears made their first player move of the off-season by signing former Northwestern and Carolina Panthers quarterback Brett Basanez to a two-year contract. The move is hardly worth mentioning as it doesn’t make the Bears any better heading into [...]

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