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Bears shelve Booker, promote Allen

On the eve of Sunday’s regular season opener against the Indianapolis Colts, the Chicago Bears made a series of roster moves. The Bears placed injured running back Lorenzo Booker on injured reserve. The veteran running back had won a roster spot with his play during the preseason, but suffered an apparent concussion during the exhibition finale at Cleveland. Armando Allen [...]
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears release Booker, Trahan, add Allen

The Chicago Bears elevated running back Armando Allen from the practice squad to the active roster, waived linebacker Patrick Trahan and terminated the contract of vested veteran running back Lorenzo Booker, the team announced Saturday. Allen played in two games for the Bears last year with 15 carries for 48 yards. He spent the rest of the season on the practice squad.Trahan appeared...
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears reserves shine in preseason finale

Third-string quarterback Josh McCown threw for two touchdowns and backup running backs Armando Allen and Lorenzo Booker combined for 164 yards as the Chicago Bears wrapped up the preseason with a 28-20 victory over the Cleveland Browns Thursday night. For the what it’s worth category, the Bears finished the preseason 3-1, and are now 19-18 in exhibition play during Lovie [...]
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Roster spots up for grabs in preseason finale

With the 53 man roster cut down looming for the Chicago Bears , let’s take a look at the competition for the final roster spots. First up, let’s look at the offense: -Armando Allen vs. Lorenzo Booker,  third RB: Booker could turn out to be a reclamation project. He returned a kick 105 yards for a touchdown in the game [...]
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Down to the wire: Allen vs. Booker

Only a few Bears roster spots are still available and one of those is the team’s third running back. Armando Allen and Lorenzo Booker each has an opportunity tomorrow to claim that position.
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Booker turning heads in preseason

Recently signed Bears running back Lorenzo Booker, who returned a kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown against the Redskins, is making a strong case for a roster spot.
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Booker signing adds to Bears RB depth

  Former Florida State running back Lorenzo Booker, once a high pick of the Miami Dolphins, inked a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, giving the team added depth at the position a day after stalwart Matt Forte agreed to a long-term contract. Booker was the Dolphins third round choice in 2007 (71st overall). He spent the last two [...]
Via Bears Claws
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears sign RB Booker

The Bears signed running back Lorenzo Booker to a one-year deal and released undrafted rookie Alvester Alexander. Booker, 28, wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent after 19 games over two seasons with the Vikings. A third-round pick in 2007, Booker was traded from the Dolphins to the Eagles in 2008. A third-down back with experiencing returning kickoffs and punts, Booker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Booker hoping to stay a Viking

Lorenzo Booker understands the Vikings’ situation at running back well. Adrian Peterson, when healthy, commands the ball. But Booker is hoping to re-sign with the Vikings in free agency and believes he can do more if given the chance.
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings illegal block in back penalty

Another flag, this one for Minnesota. Vikings series gets pushed back to the 16 after Lorenzo Booker got flagged.
Via Lions Blog
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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