Posts Tagged ‘lovie-smith’

Orton Wins QB Derby in Chicago; to Start Opening Day vs Colts

It looks as if the Bears will not have Rex-in-effect come opening day this season as their starting QB.  Following a rather lackluster outing Saturday night vs the Seahawks, the Bears today declared Kyle Orton as their opening day starter when they travel to Lucas Oil Field to take on Colts, passing over former starter […]

Chicago Bears 2008 Preview Report

By Andy Benoit, Predicted: 3rd 2007 Record: 7-9 (4th NFC North) Head Coach: Love Smith (5th year) Roster Quick View *rookie **new veteran Offense QB: Rex Grossman If by potential you mean jittery, inconsistent, unreliable, up-and-down, shaky, maddening, bizarre passing abilities, then yeah, he’s still loaded with potential. RB: Matt Forte* Pass-blocking and receiving […]

Bears Say They Have No Interest in Veteran Safety John Lynch

Despite it appearing like it might be a good fit, the Bears seem to have no interest for now in recently released safety John Lynch. The 36-year-old got what he wanted when the Broncos let him go after he threw a fit and left the team over what he felt was a lack of playing […]

Bears and KR/WR Hester Agree on Four-Year Deal

The Bears and kick return stud/WR Devin Hester have reached terms on a four-year deal.  The Chicago Tribune reports that terms of the deal are unknown, but the amount of pay is expected to be middle ground for the games best kick returner and a wide out that as a lot of upside for a […]

Benson History; Bears Place Troubled Back on Waivers

In a move that makes his situation with the Bears come full-circle in less than a month, former first-round draft pick Cedric Benson has been placed on waivers, basically meaning the team is cutting ties with him. “Cedric displayed a pattern of behavior we will not tolerate,” General Manager Jerry Angelo said in a team-issued […]

Grossman Needs to Take a Hike From Chicago in 08

  Rex Grossman is already playing the card of wanting to come back to the Bears in 2008, something the team had better think long and hard about before letting it happen. Grossman gave the “woe is me” act on Tuesday when asked about if he’d like to return despite not having a contract for […]

Orton Gets the Call to Start at QB Monday for Bears

The Chicago Bears will have their third starting QB of the season Monday when they travel to the Metrodome to take on the Vikings, as the team announced Monday that Kyle Orton will get the nod under center for the 5-8 defending NFC Champs.  Orton moves ahead of Brian Griese on the depth chart, and […]

Are you Kidding Me? Raiders Claim They will Kick to Hester

  This is why the Oakland Raiders continue to be a laughing stock among the rest of the National Football League. Sunday they play host to the struggling Chicago Bears, a team that has not been able to find it’s stride pretty much throughout all of the 2007 season, and really have struggled on both […]