Tag Archives: Marty Booker

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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Bears say goodbye to Booker once more

February 13th, 2009 - 3:22 pm

The Bears parted ways with wide receiver Marty Booker for the second time in his career, opting to cut the receiver after just one disappointing season with the team. Booker spent the first five seasons of his career with Bears, [...]

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Contrary to idiocy, Bears better off sans Berrian

December 16th, 2008 - 11:03 am

It was only a matter of time that the Chicago media would begin formulating ideas about why the Bears did not make the playoffs and what they needed to do to rectify that in 2009. The Bears have yet to [...]

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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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Lloyd out for Detroit game

October 3rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm

Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who has been the most steady receiver for the team this year, has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Detroit. Lloyd sprained his knee in last week’s victory over the Eagles and has not [...]

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Lloyd, Booker hobbled by knee injuries

October 2nd, 2008 - 12:08 pm

A pair of Bears receivers were sidelined Wednesday with knee injuries. Brandon Lloyd, who hurt his knee against the Eagles and could not finish the game, has a knee sprain that could prevent him from playing against the Lions this [...]

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Marty Booker on failed third-down conversion

September 15th, 2008 - 11:30 am

“Coulda, shoulda, woulda. If ‘if’ was a fifth, we’d all be drunk. That’s how it goes.” -Bears wide receiver Marty Booker on Kyle Orton’s decision to switch a 3rd-and-1 run play into an incomplete pass to Booker in the fourth [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the [...]

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With Orton in place, receivers on deck

August 19th, 2008 - 5:17 pm

With the starting quarterback position resolved, the next most pressing position battle on the agenda would appear to be at receiver. The Bears are deep at the position with 10 guys possibly battling for six spots. With the Bears likely [...]

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Bears-Chiefs postgame thoughts

August 7th, 2008 - 10:23 pm

While watching the Bears’ preseason game against Kansas City tonight, I took some notes during the game. I jotted down about 66 different tidbits, some good and some bad. Of course, I won’t go through each and every one of [...]

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