Found March 16, 2012 on Bears Claws:
PLAYERS: Craig Steltz
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears continued to re-sign their own veteran free agents, inking safety Craig Steltz to a two-year contract. Steltz is a core special teams players and performed admirably late in the year when injuries forced him into the starting lineup. Steltz has appeared in 48 games, with seven starts, in four seasons (2008-11) with the Bears, gathering 71 tackles, [...]

Alleged Woman Who Got Punched By Brandon Marshall Hiding From Police

Unknown WHO REALLY DID IT, but the woman in the photo (above) -- Christen Myles -- says that she received her black eye from NFL star Brandon Marshall. According to reports, Marshall -- former Miami Dolphins star, now a Chicago Bears wide receiver -- was at the Chelsea nightclub in New York City, early last Sunday morning. According to police reports, Myles, around 4 a.m., left...

Dolphins trading Brandon Marshall had nothing to do with Peyton Manning

When the Dolphins traded Brandon Marshall to the Bears earlier this week, many people speculated it had to do with the team’s pursuit of Peyton Manning. Turns out that was not the case.’s Jeff Darlington says Miami had plans to trade Marshall and that they “told Manning during their Monday meeting that Marshall might or might not be with the team.” Darlington also...

Will Weems replace Hester?

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Idonijie back in Bears fold

Rebuffed in their attempts to add a big-time pass rushing threat opposite Julius Peppers, the Chicago Bears re-signed Defensive End Israel Indonijie to a one-year contract. Idonijie is a effort player and good locker room presence who plays the run well but offers little in terms of pass rush. Idonije has appeared in 118 games (39 starts) with the Bears [...]

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Former Bears-Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather reached agreement to join the Washington Redskins this afternoon. The two sides agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal according to a story in The Insider. Meriweather is a two time Pro Bowler with the Patriots, but struggled in the Bears' defensive scheme where his struggles vaguely resembled Adam Archuleta's struggle in Washington...

The Bears Den: March 16, 2012

Bears Have Been Contacted About Brandon Marshall Incident - Emery to "work through the process" with the NFL, says "Too soon to say if Marshall to be suspended" After Jeremy Mincey stayed with the Jaguars and Mario Williams went to the Bills, now what for Bears? - Moon Mullin: Where do the Bears go to upgrade a pass rush that ranked 28th last year in sacks...

Chicago Bears re-sign Safety Craig Steltz

In a move that is sure to warm the heart of our own Dane Noble, the Chicago Bears have re-signed S Craig Steltz to a two-year deal, per Vaughn McClure. Steltz, a 4th round pick in 2008 out of LSU, played all 16 games of 2011 in some capacity, starting in 5 of them. He is a frequent contributor to the Bears' special team strengths. Last year Steltz had two forced fumbles, 32...

Chicago Bears re-sign Israel Idonije to a 1-year contract

Bears veteran free agent DE Israel Idonije has agreed to terms on a one-year contract, according to the team website. The news comes on the same day that the Bears, touted by many as being one of the leading contenders for Mario Williams' services, lost out to the Bills. Although the team are seeking to improve the pass rush, which ranked 28th in sacks per pass play last season...
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