Archive for July 2011

Who Will Step Up To Be The Leader Of The Bears' Locker Room?

Urlacher is a future Hall Of Famer and still one of the best in the game. He's been more vocal to the media and still the face of the franchise.
The Bears filled Olin Kreutz’s void by signing former Seahawks center, Chris Spencer. A player will have to step up to fill his void in the locker room. With a shortened offseason and new players signed through free agency, someone will have to keep the locker room in order.

Kreutz Gone: Locker Room Leaders Will Have To Emerge

Olin Kreutz wanted to finish his career with the Bears. The Bears gave him a final offered and Kreutz decided to walk. The 13 year veteran was a six-time Pro Bowler and a fan favorite. He started in 183 of 191 games, one shy of the Bears all time record, held by Walter Payton. Although... Read more »

Marinelli Takes Two Former Busts Under His Wing

It’s been a busy weekend thus far for the Bears. They signed two former first round draft picks to add depth to the defensive line, Amobi Okoye (10th overall in 2007) and Vernon Gholsten (6th overall in 2008). Okoye will be in the fold at the three technique, previously anchored by Tommie Harris. He was... Read more »

Marion "The Barbarian" Barber Signs With The Bears

What are the Bears known for? Mean linebackers and tough running backs. Today the Bears sign former Cowboys running back, Marion Barber to a two year deal worth $5M. As the roster stands, the Bears have three running backs to shoulder the load — Matt Forte, Chester Taylor and now Barber. The signing is a... Read more »

Cutler: Toughness Has Never Been An Issue

Jay Cutler has easily become the most criticized athlete in recent history not only in Chicago but nationally. His toughness was criticized during the game and was persecuted for not making a statement after the game. On Friday, a trimmer, more diesel Cutler addressed the media for the time since the title game. “You know,... Read more »

DT Okoye On Bears Radar?

Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun Times suggests the Bears could make a play for Texans DT Amobi Okoye if he’s waived by the team. Texans defensive coordinator, Wad Phillips, runs the 3-4 and Okoye is not a good fit for the scheme. He would be an excellent fit in the Bears Cover 2.  Okoye... Read more »

Now To Get Cutler Offensive Lineman

Now that the Bears have their wide receiver in Roy Williams, they need to focus their attention on finding big angry men to protect Jay Cutler. From Yahoo Sports, here’s a list of available lineman. 20. LT Charlie Johnson(notes) – Hasn’t been as consistent as Bushrod, but is more experienced. Don’t think for a second... Read more »

Roy Williams Expected To Sign With The Bears

Roy Williams will be reunited with Mike Martz, who was the Lions’ offensive coordinator from 2006-2007. Williams will also be reunited with Darryl Drake who was a wide receivers coach at Texas and helped recruit him. In two years, Williams thrived under Martz. He caught 146 balls for over 2100 yards and 12 touchdowns. In... Read more »

Bears Poised to Sign Wide Reciever

With the Bears trading Greg Olsen, they will now shift their attention to signing a wide receiver for Jay Cutler to throw to. A couple options come to mind as to who the Bears should sign — Roy Williams or Mike Sims-Walker. Williams’ best seasons were in Detroit when Mike Martz was the offensive coordinator.... Read more »

Bears Looking to Trade Olsen

Bears Looking to Trade Olsen
Bears fans are upset, as the always are. They’re upset that management has yet to pull the trigger during this shortened free agency period. Well here’s some news for you… Greg Olsen is on the trading block. As reported by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Olsen’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, sent a mass email to... Read more »
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