Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Angelo’

Forte patiently waiting for new Bears GM, new deal

Matt Forte sounds like a man who believes he’ll be playing in Chicago next season, albeit with a lot of changes.

What a rush: Forte makes case on field for new deal

When you join Hall of Famers Walter Payton and Gale Sayers as the only Bears running backs ever to rush for 200 yards in a game, you’re big-time in Chicago.

Tuesday bullets: Johnson sets sights on new heights

A quick look at some of the stories on the radar on Tuesday.

Bears’ QB search could lead to Todd Collins

With Bears backup QB Caleb Hanie nursing a right shoulder injury, the word out of Chicago is that the search for a backup quarterback is on.

Urlacher: ‘We need to win’

There’s a school of thought that it’s truly do-or-die for coach Lovie Smith and the Chicago Bears in 2010. Brian Urlacher told ‘NFL Total Access” the team knows changes will happen if the wins don’t.

Angelo says Bears aren’t interested in Atogwe

While the market for free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe continues to simmer, we’re still finding out more about the interest (and non-interest) of potential suitors.

Agent: Peppers could visit two others besides Bears

It looks like the Bears might not be the only team that free-agent Julius Peppers visits.

Streamlining impacting veteran personnel evaluators

The trend in recent years within NFL front offices towards younger (cheaper) general managers, executives and coaches is not surprising. The cost of doing business is going up, the economy is weak, and while gross revenues for the league are robust, like all businesses, teams have found ways to streamline their operations.

Report: DePaul out as Bears’ pro personnel director

Bears pro personnel director Bobby DePaul was escorted out of Halas Hall on Monday after either resigning or being fired, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing two league sources.

Angelo: Buccaneers’ loss is Bears’ Gaines

Bears GM Jerry Angelo isn’t worried or unforgiving about trading away all of his 2010 first-day draft picks (and a third-rounder) for Jay Cutler, and, as of Friday, defensive end Gaines Adams.

A pass to Cutler

It seems that fans in Chicago are concerned about Jay Cutler‘s nightlife. But as long as he is willing to put in the necessary work during the day, he’s still a step ahead of some other young quarterbacks out there.

Bears players say they would welcome WR Burress

The Bears’ reported interest in free-agent WR Plaxico Burress has the approval of the team’s players. Devin Hester, likely one of the players who would be most affected by a Burress signing, was one of many Bears who appeared ready to welcome the former Giant with open arms, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Bears targeted S Mitchell before Raiders nabbed him

The Raiders created quite a stir Saturday when they drafted Ohio safety Michael Mitchell in the second round, drawing criticism from numerous television pundits and journalists alike. But there was a method to the Raiders’ perceived madness.

Is Lovie Smith on the hot seat in Chicago?

Could Bears coach Lovie Smith be on the hot seat this season just a few seasons removed from leading the team to Super Bowl XLI? Hey, if they once fired Mike Ditka, can anybody feel safe?

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