Posts tagged "Olin Kreutz"

Bears Must Draft for the Future of the Franchise

Getty Images With a majority of key players on the Chicago Bears roster – particularly on defense – already in their 30s, General Manager Jerry Angelo needs to start looking for long-term replacements. And he needs to do it now. Consider that Charles Tillman, Israel Idonije, Lance Briggs, Anthony Adams, Julius Peppers, Brian Urlacher, and... Read more »

Bears Intend to Make Signing Free Agent Olin Kreutz a Priority

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Lovie Smith made it well known on Friday that the Bears have every intention of signing free agent center Olin Kreutz to a fourth – and likely final – contract. Kreutz is a 13-year veteran and “anchor of [the] team,” as Loive put it to the media from the NFL combine in... Read more »

Chicago Bears: 2011 Top Offensive Line Prospects

Jerry Angelo told us it was the number one question mark heading into last season: the offensive line. If Jerry is doing his job at any decent level, he’ll need to make sure that’s not the case for a second year in a row. It’s likely that the Bears will initially be looking to free... Read more »

Bears 2011 Free Agents Part 1: Who Will Stay?

The Chicago Bears currently have 14 unrestricted free agents ready to hit the market on March fifth. The question is, who will stay and who will go? With the CBA up in the air, and the general surprises free agency sometimes brings, this year is not so cut-and-dry. Perhaps the title should read, “Who Should... Read more »

The Chicago Bears: Injury Free and Defying the Odds

The Chicago Bears are 5-3 midway through the season. And boy has it been a long one. While the Bears’ defense has played excellent football, the offense hasn’t done them any favors by being one of the worst teams in the NFL in time-of-possession. Typically, any veteran defense who must consistently play extra minutes will... Read more »