Archive for April, 2008

Chicago Bears Draft Needs

Over the weekend, one of my favorite sites posted Chicago Bears draft needs, in their opinion. One comment worth reading. After listing the Bears’ receivers, the comment was “the only people scared of this group are Bear fans.” Nice. Share

Tommie Harris Contract Talks Off for Now

No big surprise here, but per Gridiron Assassin at, Brad Biggs of the Sun-Times is reporting that the initial 2 days of contract talks between Tommie Harris’ agents and the Bears have ended without a deal. This is no surprise; Harris has one year left on his rookie contract, and the franchise tag is […]

Didn’t Retirement Mean Retirement?

In the words of John Mellencamp (or is it Cougar or Cougar-Mellencamp?), there was a time when a smoke was a smoke. Remember when a sports figure’s retirement was really a retirement? When guys like Walter Payton and Barry Sanders gallantly rode off into the sunset? Before M-Jeff Jordan and Ryne Sandberg made it fashionable […]

Urlacher Opinions

I wouldn’t want to write twice about this subject, but frankly it’s about all that’s going on right now. Today, in his excellent Bears blog, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times gave Bears President Ted Phillips’ exact words on the Urlacher contract situation. And yesterday, David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune opined that the linebacker […]

Urlacher’s Angst

We’ve all heard the scuttlebutt the last few months that Brian Urlacher is unhappy with the roughly $50 million contract he signed prior to the 2003 season. Now according to Vaughn McClure, Urlacher will be skipping the Bears’ voluntary offseason program. So what are we as fans to think here?¬† Not that it matters, of […]

2008 Chicago Bears Schedule

Well….it’s the preseason schedule. And…..not really the schedule, for three of the games anyway. We do know who they are playing for all 4 games, but not the exact date or time for three of them. The Bears and 49ers are scheduled for National TV on Thursday night, August 21st. The official site makes no […]

2008 Chicago Bears Fan Expo

Not that I want or the Bears need me to give them any publicity, but tickets to the new “Bears Expo” go on sale today at 10 a.m. For those that aren’t familiar, in 2008 for the first time the Bears are moving the Fan Convention that was held at the Hilton and Towers from […]

2008 Chicago Bears Schedule

As was reported earlier this week, the Chicago Bears will open the 2008 regular season in a new place-Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the new venue of the Colts. To say the new season will open with a tough challenge would be an understatement. One thing I find interesting: why do so many teams schedule […]