Tag Archives: Josh Beekman

Garza fighting for a starting job

August 9th, 2010 - 9:30 am

Apparently the coaching staff has enough faith in their younger linemen that Roberto Garza will not be handed a starting job like Olin Kreutz and Chris Williams. Garza, who has been a model of consistency though not spectacular during his …

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Countdown to Camp: High hopes for Tice to improve offensive line

July 20th, 2010 - 8:00 am

This is Part 5 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. It was only a year ago that one of the best position coaches in the NFL was brought …

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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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In-season changes to offensive line not an option

November 3rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm

The Bears’ offensive line has been under heavy scrutiny all season and with just cause.  What was supposed to be a vastly improved position with three new starters, including a red-shirt first round draft pick and a future Hall of …

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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:

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Ten things to watch in Bears-Bills preseason game

August 14th, 2009 - 6:03 pm

The Bears will take the field for the first time in 2009 under the leadership of new quarterback Jay Cutler Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills.  While it may just be a preseason game, there will still be plenty to …

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Bears wrap up first day of 2009 training camp

July 31st, 2009 - 8:25 pm

As the first day of the 2009 training camp comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the news, observations, sights and sounds from Bourbonnais. Cutler has slow start: New Bears quarterback Jay Cutler began training camp …

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Metcalf suspended four games

October 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm

Reserve offensive lineman Terrence Metcalf was suspended by the league for four games Monday for violating the league’s policy on anabolic steroids and related substances. Metcalf, who was hurt in the preseason and lost his starting job to Josh Beekman, …

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Bears trade for G Buenning from Bucs

September 2nd, 2008 - 4:15 pm

The Bears on Tuesday added depth to their offensive line by trading an undisclosed 2009 draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive lineman Dan Buenning. Buenning, a 26-year old guard, started all 16 games for the Buccaneers in …

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 1

August 7th, 2008 - 5:43 pm

The preseason is a time of the year when most football fans are teased with some action from their favorite teams. Stadiums never sell out and fans rarely stay up to watch entire games. I, however, am different. I thirst …

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