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According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, offensive lineman Gabe Carimi is fighting for a roster spot after being taken in the first round of the 2011 draft.
Forget battling for a starting job right now, the 2011 first-round draft pick faces competition for a roster spot. The Bears essentially have made right tackle a battle between J’Marcus Webb and Jonathan Scott, a non-flashy veteran who impressed the front office last season. The loser between Webb and Scott could wind up as the swing tackle. The Bears envision free-agent addition Matt Slauson and first-round pick Kyle Long playing guard. While that is far from settled, it could put Carimi in a battle for a backup job at guard with James Brown, an undrafted free agent last year, and journeyman Edwin Williams, whose ability to play center is an asset for a team without a clear reserve behind Roberto Garza.
At this time last year the Bears were counting on Carimi returning at top form at right tackle after knee surgery and...
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According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.com, Bears offensive lineman Gabe Carimi didn’t show up for the first day of OTA’s and likely won’t be showing up for the next few days.
Former Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Gabe Carimi was a no-show at Halas Hall on Monday when the team took the field for the first organized team activity of the offseason, according to...
Chicago Bears 2011 first-round draft pick offensive lineman Gabe Carimi wasn’t in attendance at Halas when the team began organized team activities on Monday, according to Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.
Carimi was the only eligible player not on the field for the only mandatory portion of the Bears' offseason program.
It was the first of 10 OTAs, and it's unclear if...
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Gabe Carimi, the club's 2011 first-round draft pick, did not show up to the first practice of organized team activities today.
Gabe Carimi has been a huge bust with the Chicago Bears. There’s no denying that. The “Jew Bear,” I’m not kidding that is his nickname, has stood out as a horrible offensive lineman; even amidst a really bad O Line. Multiple reports are saying Carimi and the Bears will soon part ways. The Atlanta Falcons seem to be a possible landing spot.
Carimi was drafted by the Bears...
Chicago Bears new head coach Marc Trestman has been known as an innovator for years, and now he’s taking it a step forward.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Trestman had camera’s mounted to the side of his quarterbacks helmets during the team recent rookie minicamp to help assess their play and decision-making.
It’s reportedly an experiment to see if it is worthwhile...
The Chicago Bears signed four after rookie minicamp including defensive tackle Corvey Irvin. Other players signed were DT Christian Tupou, CB Maurice Jones, and WR Demetrius Fields.
Of the four, Irvin has the most experience being a 3rd round pick in 2009. He was waived by the Bucs earlier this month after playing in 12 games for them during the 2012 season. Irvin has also played...
As we stumble through the desert of another long, dull offseason, we here at WCSN are constantly searching for amusing (and football-related) diversions. Michael Helton had the excellent idea of ranking top draft picks for teams, which I copied and for the Chicago Bears . Now I’m borrowing from another WCSN writer, Tyler Norris, and putting [...]The post Jon Vander Woude’s All...
The Chicago Bears hoped they found some diamonds in the rough from the team’s recent rookie mini-camp. The Bears inked four players who were invited to the camp as tryout players to deals. Among those signed were WR Demetrius Fields, DT Corvey Irvin and DT Christian Tupou (two-poe). The Bears also agreed to terms with CB Maurice Jones. To make room on [...]
The Chicago Bears conducted the third and final practice of rookie minicamp this afternoon. Bear Report was front and center. We go over all of the on-field action from Mother’s Day.
After a lot of speculation that former Chicago Bears’ linebacker, Brian Urlacher, was ready to sign with the team’s division rivals, the Minnesota Vikings, it appears that the Vikings will pass on the 35 year old linebacker, for now. According to NFL.com, the Vikings instead will chose to go with “in-house” players at inside linebacker. The team will move outside linebacker...
We go over all the on-field action during the second practice of Chicago Bears organized team activities, a session that was again without a former first-round draft pick.
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Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young isn't gathering much sympathy in the court of public opinion after three arrests in the past week.
It has been a historic downfall for Young a former second round pick and was thought to be a major contributor for the Lions for years to come. Now it's all about trying to get his life back together.
Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times is hearing that free agent LB Brian Urlacher is close to finding a new team.
Urlacher has reportedly been in contact with the Minnesota Vikings and the Denver Broncos in recent weeks.
“It’s getting close to happening, but Brian is leaning toward heading to Minnesota and is talking a one to two year contract,” said a source close to Urlacher...