Found December 14, 2011 on Chicago Breaking Sports:
PLAYERS: Lovie SmithMatt Forte
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith told Seattle media Wednesday that he will not rule out running back Matt Forte for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks at Soldier Field.

Smith: Hurd still on Bears roster despite arrest

Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith says Sam Hurd remains a member of the team despite his arrest on federal charges of sweeping drug activity.

Lovie Smith is determined not to let Sam Hurd situation become a distraction

Bears receiver Sam Hurd is a real-life Heisenberg.  His coach is determined to prevent the situation from turning the team’s season into the Hindenburg. Lovie Smith, who first found out about Hurd’s arrest when Hurd didn’t show up for work today, intends to prevent the perp walk from affecting the ongoing playoff run.  “A lot’s…

The Bears Beat (12.14.11): Forte not ruled out for Seahawks game

Running back Matt Forte has not officially been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks, Jay Cutler remains hopeful that he will be able to play again this year, and general manager Jerry Angelo discusses the Bears’ loss to the Broncos. Two Chicago Bears make USA Football’s All-Fundamentals Team Wed Dec 14 17:09:08 2011 USA Football, which is football’s national...

Lovie Smith mum on Matt Forte's availability

RENTON -- Matt Forte leads the Bears in rushing with 997 yards. He also leads the team in receptions with 52.He's also recovering from a knee injury that caused him to miss Chicago's game against Denver on Sunday. Is there any chance he'll be available when Chicago hosts Seattle on Sunday?"We would hope," Chicago coach Lovie Smith said in a conference call with...

The Bears Beat (12.15.11): Sam Hurd arrested on drug charges

Bears wide receiver and special teams contributor Sam Hurd was arrested Wednesday night on drug charges, reactions from Bears players and Lovie Smith to the arrest, and running back Marion Barber breaks his silence. Feds: Bears’ Sam Hurd tried to buy huge amounts of cocaine, pot Thu Dec 15 17:21:10 2011 Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd wanted to distribute … I believe in...

Coach Lovie Smith tries to take heat off Marion Barber

When New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez called a timeout that eventually gave New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady enough time to engineer a touchdown drive at the end of the first half of the Patriots’ 37-16 victory last month, Jets coach Rex Ryan called Sanchez’s timeout ‘‘the stupidest...

Should Cutler and Forte Play This Season?

By Chris Cavoto I’ve been a Chicago Bears fan for as long as I can remember. I know my mother took me to the parade celebrating the 1985 Super Bowl Champions when I was younger and that is probably when my fandom began. I thought after watching the Bears lose to the Kansas City Chiefs that I had witnessed rock bottom as a Bears fan. The Bears proved me wrong the next week as they...

Chicago Bears WR Sam Hurd Arrested on Drug Charges, Allegedly Dealt to NFL Players

As if injuries to Jay Cutler and Matt Forte, losing three straight games after winning five straight, and watching the playoff hopes of the Chicago Bears become more and more distant with each passing week wasn’t enough…news just broke that Bears’ receiver Sam Hurd was arrested on drug charges. This isn’t the “caught with a a gram or two of marijuana” drug arrest. This...

Overtime loss to Denver Broncos is still stinging Chicago Bears

A tough loss lingered for the Chicago Bears on Monday and coach Lovie Smith called the 13-10 overtime defeat in Denver one of the most difficult he has ever experienced.

NFL likely to fine Marion Barber if he doesn't speak to media

CHICAGO - While the Bears remain optimistic about getting Matt Forte back on the field, possibly for Christmas,...

All About Hurd

Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Sam Hurd, I mean, Bears news. Read on for how the team will be hurt by his absence, questions on what the Bears knew, distractions, and even a little bit of non-Hurd news. Special teams will be hurt by Hurd's absence. (Chicago Tribune) Did the Bears ignore warning signs on Sam Hurd? (Chicago Tribune...
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