MARION BARBER RUMORS

Marion Barber III: The legacy left in Dallas

After Marion Barber III announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, March 21, Dallas Cowboys fans have likely reflected on much fonder memories of “Marion the Barbarian” than the team from which he retired. The Chicago Bears faithful will probably remember Barber as the oaf who inevitably awoke the ravaged Tim Tebow-mania beast.  I mean, he did
Via The Penalty Flag
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Marion Barber retires after seven NFL seasons

According to the Chicago Bears official Twitter account, running back Marion Barber has decided to retire after seven NFL seasons. Barber will only be 29 years-old in June, but is clearly on the back side of his career and isn’t really worth much at this point in his career. As productive as Barber was in his career, he never rushed for 1,000 yards in a season. He finished his...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Marion Barber decides to retire

Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has decided to retire, the team announced on its website Friday. Barber, who backed up Matt Forte in 2011, ran for 422 yards and six touchdowns. Barber's 2011 season will be remembered for an unfortunate fumble in overtime against the Broncos in Week 14 that cost them the game and crushed their playoff hopes. "I want to thank everyone...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears could release RB Marion Barber

There are going to be some changes in 2012 for the Chicago Bears on offense and one of those changes could involve the club releasing veteran RB Marion Barber. Barber is currently under contract with the Bears through the 2012 season, but the team might decide to focus their efforts on RB Matt Forte and RB Kahlil Bell this offseason, with Barber and his salary being...
Via thepigskinreport.com
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Marion Barber breaks his silence, but won’t elucidate on gaffes

Fumble? What fumble? Facing a $10,000 fine for violating the NFL’s media policy, Bears running back Marion Barber reluctantly spoke to team-affiliated reporters at Halas Hall on Thursday. But he refused to address his crucial mistakes or anything related to his contribution to back-to-back losses...
Via Inside the Bears
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Bears RB Barber breaks his silence - sort of

Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has ended his silence - sort of. Barber's two late mistakes were crucial in the team's overtime loss to Denver on Sunday. He didn't talk to reporters after the game. Barber spoke with the team's website and a local radio reporter Thursday and sidestepped his two gaffes in the 13-10 loss. Barber ran out of bounds to stop the...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

NFL warns Bears RB Barber to talk or pay

The NFL has warned Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber that he will be fined if he continues to evade the media. Barber was not available after Sunday's 13-10 overtime loss at Denver, a game in which he made two huge gaffes to help the Broncos pull out the victory. The veteran running back also would not talk with reporters following Wednesday's practice. Barber,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

The Marion Barber Game

There are losses with names. The Bears loss to Carolina in the 2005 postseason will always be remembered as The Steve Smith Game. Number eighty-nine had about a thousand yards with the Bears refusing to double-cover him. Or tackle him at the line of scrimmage. Or stab him in the throat. This performance was compounded... Read more »
Via Da' Bears Blog
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Bears, Marion Barber get Tebow-ed

RICK MORRISSEY: Marion Barber’s locker looked like a teeny, tiny ghost town. Aside from a gray T-shirt hanging from a hook, it was a desolate place. It was almost as empty as the feeling the Bears had in the pit of their stomachs.
Via Inside the Bears
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Week 14: Waiver Wire Sleepers

Many following the NFL have their attention focused on the fantasy football playoffs. It is no secret that waiver-wire picks could be your way into a championship. Here are five to check out for week 14.
Via Red Zone Offense
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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