Archive for June, 2008

Five Weeks, Two Arrests

Hopefully this will add up to one release of a disappointing running back? In case you missed it, Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson was arrested Saturday morning after 3 a.m. for drunk driving, after he allegedly ran a red light in Austin, TX. And in case anyone else forgot, this comes on the heels [...]

Mandatory-Not Voluntary

News flash. Brian Urlacher unhappy with $59 million contract he signed. Says it’s “unfair” because salary pool has increased. Won’t report to any voluntary sessions. Blah blah. Yawn. See you in July. Share

Bears Signing Frenzy

The defense may have taken a mighty step backwards in 2007 from Super Bowl form. Their quarterbacks and wide receivers are very questionable. Their $18 million running back is a headcase that has never produced on the field. This generation’s Super Bowl window may very well be shut. But damn, can the Chicago Bears get [...]

Rex Grossman, Cade McNown?

In today’s Chicago Tribune, David Haugh writes of the starting quarterback battle between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton. Haugh observes that Grossman is spending a lot of time with undrafted hopefuls Caleb Hanie and Nick Hill, basically fighting himself like he’s an undrafted free agent trying to make the team. Then it occurred to me [...]