The Bears struggled on both sides of the ball last season. Jay Cutler led the league in interceptions, Matt Forte never really got going on the ground, Greg Olsen didn’t live up to his expectations, and the offensive line was pretty pathetic due in large part to the over the hill LT Orlando Pace. The [...]
Gowherehiphop.com – the #1 Chicago hip hop blog on the Chicago Tribune’s ChicagoNow network.Check out this awesome blog. Our correspondent Jen DeLeon talked with Lance Briggs at his one day football camp last weekend in Chicago, hosted by DTLR. Lance told us all about the event, his Briggs For Kids foundation, and a little bit [...]
Running back Brandon Minor from the University of Michigan went undrafted and signed with the Bears almost immediately after the draft this year. Minor led Michigan in rushing last season with 502 yards (5.2 per carry) and eight touchdowns, and finished his career with 1,658 yards and 20 touchdowns. Unfortunately, the 6-0, 214-pound runner injured [...]
Did you know that former Bears great Dick Butkus ended his career in 1973 because of knee injuries. I bet you didn’t. Now you know. Dick Butkus was a scary player. Football was definitely his forte. Nothing could stop him except knee injuries I guess.
Today we’ll take a look at former Bears defensive end Phillip Daniels. Daniels was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in 1996. He was a fourth round pick out of Georgia. He was part of the Bears for four seasons (2000-2004), in which he played in 59 games. In those 59 games, Daniels made 188 tackles, [...]
Matt Forte had a great rookie season where he became the first rookie in NFL history to rush for at least 1,000 yards and catch more than 62 passes. But his numbers fell off last season and it probably was caused by his injuries. Here’s what Forte had to say about how his feeling this [...]
Dallas Morning News writer, Rick Gosselin has come out with his first power rankings of the season. Gosselin ranked the Bears 23rd at the end of last season. With all the moves the Bears have made this off-season, you would think Gosselin would move the Bears up some in the rankings. Nope. Gosselin ranks them [...]