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Orton’s start could be Grossman’s advantage

August 5th, 2008 - 9:56 pm

Lovie Smith announced after practice today that Kyle Orton will start the preseason opener against Kansas City on Thursday, but indicated that both Orton and Rex Grossman will get an equal number of reps with the first team offense. What [...]

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Starting QB revealed by week 3?

August 5th, 2008 - 10:10 am

Did the Bears coaching staff inform quarterbacks Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton when they’d name the starter? David Haugh reports on ChicagoSports.com that Rex Grossman said the following in an interview: “This is obviously a competition, so you want to [...]

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Being optimistic when things look bleak

August 4th, 2008 - 5:28 pm

Those who know me best understand I’m not a pessimist. In fact, I sooner can be mistaken as overly optimistic than pessimistic. I try to look for the good in every situation almost to a fault. I steadfastly stood behind [...]

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QB mind games continue

August 3rd, 2008 - 6:59 pm

The one criterion offered by the Bears’ coaching staff that would help them determine who’d be this year’s starting quarterback was consistency. “Just perform consistently and efficiently at a high level,” Ron Turner said. “The evaluation will be based on [...]

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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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