The scouting combine is this weekend. Back in the news is the infamous Wonderlic Test. Players will have 12 minutes to answer 50 questions. The test is designed to evaluate how you can handle making tough decisions and the right calls under duress.
Former Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer scored a respectable 39 on the test while former safety Chris Harris had a 15 and former wide...
Former Bears player Chris Harris has transitioned from a player to a coach and is getting his feet wet as a member of Marc Trestman’s staff, a role for which he appears well suited.
Popular safety Chris Harris, who played two different stints as a Chicago Bear, will be trading his football cleats for a whistle. He was named to the Bears coaching staff Monday as a defensive quality control coach. Known as a student of the game, Harris gets his coaching start as an entry-level coach who will concentrate on breaking down tape [...]
Former Bears safety Chris Harris is one of three new Chicago coaches to join Marc Trestman's staff.
The Chicago Bears have hired former safety Chris Harris as a defensive quality control coach.
Harris recently retired after eight seasons that included two stints with Chicago (2005-06 and 2010-11). He also played for Carolina, Detroit and Jacksonville, where he appeared in five games last season and worked with new Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker. He had 16 interceptions...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2013
We’ve been getting some emails from guys complaining that the only houses we run are ridiculous multi-million dollar mansions. Blah, blah, blah. Something about, “Yeah, but how some of the lesser known guys are living?” Ok, smartasses, you want to see how a seven-year vet making $1.5 million a year is rolling? Check out this suburban Chicago house that former Bears safety...
Harris is ready to face his former team, the Chicago Bears.
Monday was Day 4 and practice No. 5. Now for some links and tidbits:Injured List:It's never too early to have two injured safeties. Major Wright joined Chris Harris on that list; Wright injured his groin muscle. [ESPN Chicago]Marcus Harrison left practice early for the second straight day. Just "a little dehydrated," said Love Smith. [Chicago Tribune]Thoughts and Tidbits...
Kevin Payne was expendable before the Bears traded for Chris Harris. So about 24 hours after bring Harris back, the Bears traded Payne to the Rams for an undisclosed draft pick.What was disclosed was that the pick is for the 2011 draft; that's nice to know. And if you're a big Payne fan, the Rams depth chart at strong safety looks like the following: James Butler, David Roach...
I feel better about the Bears today, Wednesday, than I did this time on
Tuesday. Chris Harris isn't perfect (far from it), but at least I know
what he does. Is Major Wright and Al Afalava half the secondary you
want next season? How much would you expect from those two, if they
started on Week 1?My answers: No and no idea. Wright was the
75th overall pick in the draft; expectations...