Found January 05, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Adam Podlesh
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Bears punter Adam Podlesh wasn't alarmed when he received a call from the fraud department at American Express this week informing him that his credit card had been used to buy 17 bottles of champagne.

Lovie Smith denies huddling with Jay Cutler before Mike Martz was fired

Coach Lovie Smith said that quarterback Jay Cutler didn’t influence Mike Martz’s future with the team. Smith told the Sun-Times that he talked to Martz on Tuesday, informed his staff and then talked to Cutler, who was at Halas Hall that day. A report Thursday said that Cutler went to the team...

Bears Amp Up GM Search

With three other NFL teams currently in the market for a General Manager (Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Oakland), the Chicago Bears have begun making contacts of prospective candidates for their vacant post. President/CEO Ted Phillips, who is leading the search following the dismissal earlier in the week of Jerry Angelo after 11 years, sought permission from the Baltimore Ravens to [...]

Former Bears WR Hurd indicted on drug charges

Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was indicted by a federal grand jury on drug possession and conspiracy charges. Hurd was arrested last month after he attempted to buy large quantities of marijuana and cocaine from an undercover agent for distribution. He was released by the Chicago Bears two days after the arrest. Hurd and Toby Lujan were indicted on one count each of cocaine...

Bears promote Mike Tice to OC

In a move that isn't surprising to most, the Chicago Bears have promoted Mike Tice from offensive line coach to offensive coordinator, replacing the recently departed Mik Marrz.

Bears name Mike Tice offensive coordinator

Here's the text of the official release: BEARS NAME MIKE TICE OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears promoted Mike Tice today, making him their offensive coordinator. Tice has spent the last two seasons as the Bears offensive line coach. This season, the Bears offensive line helped a Bears rushing attack produce 2,015 yards, just the second time they have...

Bears go to extremes all season long

It was called the greatest special-teams play ever in the NFL, an ingenious ploy devised by coordinator Dave Toub to turn just the threat of Devin Hester into a weapon and make an opponent pay even when it successfully avoids kicking to him. The Packers’ Tim Masthay punted toward Johnny Knox near...

Don't Sleep on Mike Tice as a Potential Replacement for Lovie Smith

Note: Be sure to make your selections for the Fantasy Playoffs on the previous post. The prize is six delicious Lou Malnati’s pizzas sent to your door. Mike Tice came to the Chicago Bears as the offensive line coach. Now he’s been promoted to the offensive coordinator position. And if he is able to build... Read more »

Bears make Tice offensive coordinator

The Chicago Bears have promoted offensive line coach Mike Tice to offensive coordinator, filling the hole created when the team parted ways with Mike Martz earlier this week.

What Mike Tice's Promotion Means

The Chicago Bears Friday promoted Mike Tice to offensive coordinator, moving him up from the offensive line coach he had held for nearly two years. Tice, who was the head coach at Minnesota and the assistant head coach for offense at Jacksonville, is the right man for the job. He knows the players' strengths and weaknesses well, has experience calling plays, and helped the...

Former Bears, Cowboys Receiver Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was indicted in Dallas on Wednesday on federal drug charges relating to his arrest last month outside a Chicago-area steakhouse. Hurd and another man, Toby Lujan, were each charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, federal officials said. Lujan was allegedly Hurd's dealer, officials said, adding that the men had...

Ravens’ DeCosta removed from Bears’ GM list

Coming on the heels of reports that Green Bay Packers Director of Football Operations Reggie McKenzie was set to be announced as the new general manager of the Oakland Raiders, another name atop the Bears’ list of potential GMs has been scratched off. Baltimore Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta will remain with the club.
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