Archive for June, 2007

Bears Snag Brother Ayanbadejo

I had wondered myself if after fullback Obafemi Ayanbadejo, brother to Bears linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, was cut by the Cardinals, the Bears would take a flyer on him.? And today they did.? Larry Mayer talks about?the?signing of Anthony Adams and its impact on Chicago’s DL depth. Brad Biggs of the Sun-Times happily reports that the [...]

NFC North Offseason Moves

A VERY short overview of moves in the division from the Buffalo News. Share

Ditka vs. Duerson and the NFLPA

Don Pierson shares some pretty negative comments from Dave Duerson against Mike Ditka in his article on the NFLPA vs. retired players feud. I was thinking this story was majorly biased toward Duerson, but Pierson did state Ditka was given the chance to respond but didn’t. David Haugh also shares Wilber Marshall’s situation. Share

When it’s Slow…Time to Savor 2006

As the days tick down to training camp, when Bears news is sparse, I will be forced to digress and reminisce about the truly special season 2006 was.? Today is one of those days. Most of us probably figured, up to our early 30′s and before kids anyway, that Friday nights would always be full [...]

More from Rockford and Angelo’s Round Two

Wow, in the month of June, I’m beginning to realize the Rockford Register-Star of all papers is the go-to publication for Bears news.? Here’s a new article about Devin Hester’s switch to offense. And at the official site, it’s round two of Jerry Angelo’s answers to fans. Share

Couple Slow News Day Funnies

More news from the Rockford Register Star on OTA’s.? Most interesting thing in this article?? New Bear Timon Marshall’s agent’s name is Martin Prince.? Sorry Martin, just can’t resist. One of my friends over at cbfans.com is convinced that Kyle Orton has the corner on drunken athlete photos.? And the photos are hilarious; check it [...]

Today’s “Borderline” News

As I’ve been saying, I love the month of June and the start of Chicago’s glorious, short summer.? But man, the football stories are “reaches” this time of year.? Like Tank’s junk food?? Come on. Here’s what’s out there today: Brian Urlacher apparently went fishing at a trout farm.? Huh? Oh man, I could go [...]

National Attention on Bear Offense

…and of course, assorted takes on Tank. Pat Kirwan from NFL.com writes an intriguing article on a subject that is usually just joke fodder: the Bear offense.? Kirwan actually believes fans will see an improvement in Chicago’s third down offense, and it’s an?improvement that will pay dividends on the field in 2007. Tank postmortems: From [...]

Tank Gone for Eight Games in 2007

The NFL has announced an eight-game suspension for defensive tackle Tank Johnson in response to his December 2006 arrest.? This commish isn’t kidding around.? And frankly, I like it.? As Larry Mayer writes, the commissioner will review Johnson’s adherence to conditions in the suspension no later than October 1, and if the conditions are met, [...]

Bears Letting Chargers Run on Them in May? What? Why?

From the official site, Larry Mayer writes that Bears defenders were in California filming a commercial, in which LaDanian Tomlinson runs all over the defenders.? What?? Why?? I still don’t get why they would participate in this, but feel free to read the article. Share