Posts tagged "2011 nfl free agency"

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 »

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 »
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