Found January 13, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Craig Steltz
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Bears safety Craig Steltz can't be very happy about his alma mater's 21-0 loss to Alabama in the BCS Championship Game. But the former LSU star certainly has reason to be positive about his NFL future.

Ranking the Bears GM Candidates

The Chicago Bears slow moving search for a General Manager to succeed the ousted Jerry Angelo picked up a bit of steam Wednesday with the team’s  announcement of four interview candidates.   Top candidates Reggie McKenzie (Oakland) and Eric DeCosta (remaining with Baltimore) are off the market, along with former Eagles Player Personnel boss Ryan Grigson (named Indianapolis GM...

Bears season in review: Defensive Line

Shortly after the 2010 season there was concern surrounding the defensive line of the Chicago Bears and how thing would progress heading into the future.  Tommie Harris was the starting three technique defensive tackle a key cog in the Lovie Smith one-gap Tampa-2 scheme and he had yet another disappointing season. Even with Julius Peppers enjoying an All-Pro year, questions surrounded...

Bears season in review: Running backs

Talk going into the season was would failed contract extension negotiations effect Matt Forte’s play? Answer it only enhanced his play even if he only managed to play in 12 games due to injury. There is really no way to describe Forte’s value to the  Bears so you have to put it in perspective.  Forte is starting his career off by accomplishing something no other running...

Bates-Cutler reunion apparently not going to happen

According to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, Jay Cutler’s former quarterbacks coach in Denver, Jeremy Bates, will not be interviewed for the available passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach position with the Bears. The Bears requested to interview Bates two years ago for their offensive coordinator position, but Bates declined and instead joined Pete Carroll in Seattle...

Are Bears planning to speak with Polian?

Wondering about a player, a past game or another issue involving the Bears? Senior writer Larry Mayer answers a variety of email questions from fans on

Brian Billick: Bears made right call by elevating Mike Tice

AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: Mike Tice seems like an unlikely offensive coordinator. Though he was a quarterback at Maryland, he played tight end for 13-plus seasons in the NFL. And he was a ‘‘point-of-attack’’ tight end whose expertise was run-blocking and pass protection.

Bears to interview Greg Olson for QB coach

The Bears will interview Greg Olson for the vacant quarterbacks/ passing-game coordinator later today. Olson provides extensive experience, as an offensive coordinator with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams. In St. Louis, he worked under Scott Linehan, who current Bears offensive coordinator...

Bears considering ex-staffer Olson to be quarterbacks coach

Continuing their search for a passing/quarterbacks coach, the Chicago Bears will interview former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson, a league source told the Chicago Tribune.
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