Posted June 13, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Brandon Hardin
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Brandon Hardin is currently working at free safety with the second team for the Bears. Bear Report goes one on one with Chicago’s third-round pick this offseason.

The Bears Den: June 12, 2012

'Jay Cutler Show' off to a good start - Kevin Seifert: Given his sack totals in three years, Cutler has every right to take a wait-and-see attitude with the Bears' latest plan for the OL. Carimi rates on 2012 'Breakout' list - Moon Mullin: Gabe Carimi's inclusion on the Top 10 Breakout Players for 2012 is a good omen. No comment on the rest of the NFCN having...

Corey Wootton fights for his NFL career

The Bears drafted defensive end Shea McClellin to eventually start opposite Julius Peppers and to become a key cog in the future of the Bears' defense. Any first round draft pick represents the future of the franchise a player who should be successful at a high level for a number of years. The Bears also have Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije as the current starters on the roster...

With 'the Jay Cutler Show', 'Hard Knocks' may be on the horizon for Bears

Jay Cutler is going to have a radio show, huh? It's been interesting over the course of the past offseason and season to see this newer Jay Cutler emerging. After the absolutely ridiculous Cutler's Knee-gate brouhaha in the 2010 NFCCG, I genuinely thought we might see a Jay Cutler who lives in a complete cave. But then something happened...Jay got more friendly, if not...

Smith pleased with Bears progress as mini-camp opens

    Without playing a game, Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith thinks his club “has made alot of progress” in its bid to reclaim a post-season playoff spot. Smith made his comments as the Bears began their mandatory three day mini-camp, the last offseason acitivity before the team reports to training camp in late July. Predictably, much of the [...]

Forte absent as Bears minicamp opens

The Chicago Bears opened minicamp, and one key piece remained missing - Matt Forte. The Pro Bowl running back was absent Tuesday as expected, with his franchise-player tender remaining unsigned and the staredown with management continuing. Coach Lovie Smith says Forte's situation is ''not an issue for me'' and would not say if he expects him to show up for the...

BR Rookie Diary: Alvester Alexander

Former Wyoming RB Alvester Alexander was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent this offseason. Bear Report goes one-on-one with the youngest ball carrier in the Windy City.

Forte a no-show at Bears minicamp

Running back Matt Forte, who wants a new multiyear contract, was not present at the Chicago Bears' first day of minicamp on Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Forte's absence was expected, and coach Lovie Smith did not want to guess whether Forte would be present when training camp begins. "No, I wouldn't speculate on that," Smith told the Tribune. ...

Bears cut QB Enderle

The Chicago Bears released backup quarterback Nathan Enderle on Thursday. Former Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz had han-picked Enderle in the fifth round of the 2011 draft. But Martz is gone now, and so is Enderle. Behind starter Jay Cutler, the Bears have Jason Campbell and Josh McCown.

Tice's offense a work in progress entering training camp

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bears' offensive coordinator Mike Tice is accustomed to offenses with gamebreakers. Now the trick is devising the best way to utilize the components at his disposal, many of them in their first season in Chicago. "I think he's got probably the hardest job in the building of being able to mesh these offensive players with different schemes,"...

Bears veteran minicamp review (Day 1)

What we saw from the sidelines at Halas Hall during the first of three practice sessions that encompass the mandatory veteran minicamp for the Chicago Bears.

QB Enderle waived as Bears wrap up mini-camp

Backup quarterback Nathan Enderle, a sixth round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and favorite of former offensive coordinator Mike Martz, was released Thursday as the Chicago Bears put the finishing touches on their off-season work. The Bears will break until late July when they report to Olivet Nazarene for training camp. Enderle was on the active roster during the [...]
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