Tag Archives: Kyle Orton

Orton stands out on Family Night

August 1st, 2008 - 11:35 pm

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in front of 25,000 fans at [...]

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News and tidbits for Friday

August 1st, 2008 - 10:06 am

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a football standpoint, he might be [...]

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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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Angelo not concerned about quarterbacks

July 30th, 2008 - 8:13 pm

Jerry Angelo was on The Score earlier this afternoon with Boers and Bernstein. Here are few of his most interesting comments: Dan Bernstein: Did Devin Hester make more money by holding out? Jerry Angelo: Well, a lot more than he [...]

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Bears face tough choices over muddled receiving corps

July 29th, 2008 - 1:15 pm

As I see it, the Bears have two problems at wide receiver: they don’t have a clear No. 1, and they have too many 2s and 3s. Essentially, Devin Hester is the only receiver who has the potential to be [...]

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News and tidbits for Monday

July 28th, 2008 - 4:44 pm

With Olin Kreutz still out with a sore Achilles’ tendon, second-year pro Josh Beekman, a personal favorite of mine because of his mean streak, has been gaining reps with the first team offense. It’s never good for your All-Pro center, [...]

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ESPN’s Clayton suggests Orton has edge

July 24th, 2008 - 9:25 pm

When the Chicago Bears first announced that there would be an open competition for the starting quarterback job, it was met with some skepticism among Bears fans and football analysts alike. After all, Grossman was the chosen one, a first [...]

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Grossman vs. Orton: Who gets the nod?

July 24th, 2008 - 1:14 pm

On Wednesday, Rex Grossman won a coin toss to earn the right to start that day’s practice with the first team. Kyle Orton will get the start today and then the two players will alternate every other day. The idea [...]

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