Found March 15, 2012 on Football Nation:
Mock Draft: Chicago Bears The Chicago Bears have made strides since Free Agency began. The signing of Brandon Marshall gives Chicago a No. 1 receiver that has been missing for years. Eric Weems and Blake Costanzo were special teams players.This allows the Bears to replace players like Corey Graham and Zach Bowman. One thing people do not know about the Chicago Bears is how much they emphasize "Special Teams." It's one of the main reasons Dave Toub has enjoyed great success as a special teams coach.  The teams that win in Free Agency rarely make it to the Super Bowl. It is the teams that draft the best players--always. Jerry Angelo's record was below average at best but having success through the draft is tough and often very challenging. Look at each team. Only a handful are successful. Even the Patriots have been struggling lately at drafting. Thus, the Chicago Bears are hoping that Phil Emery, a former Chicago Bear scout, will have better draft results than J...

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...

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 [...]

Brandon Marshall trade the biggest move of free agency so far

With one big exception - Peyton Manning - most of the big names of free agency have landed already. But none of the players signed so far stand to have as big an impact as Brandon Marshall, acquired by the Chicago Bears in trade. Is it too early to declare da Bears the big winners of this offseason? With holes still to patch on their offensive line and the Matt Forte contract situation...

Bears re-sign Israel Idonije

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Bears re-sign Craig Steltz

Chicago has agreed to terms with safety Craig Steltz on a two-year contract. Steltz has spent his entire four-year career with the Bears.

Report: Bears WR Marshall in fight

A woman has accused Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall of punching her in the face at a nightclub, according to New York City police.The women alleged the incident occurred at 3:50 a.m. ET Sunday outside the Marquee, a club in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.Marshall was traded to Chicago on Tuesday for a pair of third-round draft picks."Both the Bears and Dolphins...

Reaction to Bears trade for Brandon Marshall

Just as the free agent signing period got under way, the Bears surprised everyone by sending two third round picks south to Miami in exchange for Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Here’s a quick smattering of what people are saying about the trade around the league… ESPN North blogger Kevin Seifert opines that now is the time for Jay Cutler to step up and be the franchise...

Marshall accused of assaulting woman

Brandon Marshall, the newest Chicago Bears wideout, reportedly punched a woman the weekend. The team says they were aware of incident when they traded for the mercurial wide receiver.

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...
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