Evaluating the Bears 2012 draft

Last weekend the Bears made their picks in the 2012 NFL Draft. They drafted a total of 6 players, and they needed help on both the offensive and defensive lines, as well as the secondary. Here are the players they drafted, and here’s how I think the Bears did: 1st Round Pick: Boise State Defensive…

SHEA MCCLELLIN IS THE NEWEST CHICAGO BEAR

Tonight was the first big test for Bears General Manager Phil Emery as the NFL Draft begun with the first round. And while we all knew the Bears were looking to the defensive line for their first pick, Bears fans were hoping for a bigger name. The Bears chose Boise State Defensive End Shea McClellin….

Q101 SPORTS WRAP 3-19-12

Well the big story of the night is our beloved Chicago Bulls. They soundly defeated the Orlando Magic on their home turf by a final score of 85-59. Although Magic Center Dwight Howard still had a double-double, the Bulls were able to keep his numbers low with just 12 points and 18 rebounds. The Bulls…

And the new head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini football team is….

Tim Beckman, that’s right Tim Beckman. For those of you who don’t know who he is, I will give you some background. For the last three seasons (2009-2011), Beckman was the head coach for the University Of Toledo. There he lead the Rockets to back to back 8 win seasons in 2010 and 2011. They…

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They Gone: Bears Punt GM Angelo; Martz Darts

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that a league source says the Bears have fired General Manager Jerry Angelo.  More to come…including the next shoe to drop.  Will it include Jerry’s right hand man Tim Ruskell being promoted?  Lovie and the crew following Jer out the Halas Hall door ala Mike Quade? Meanwhile, as expected (as…

Bears Head Into Hibernation

The offseason begins now for the Bears. They will have a meeting Monday at Halas Hall and players will be given end-of-season physical exams, then released until the start of the offseason program, probably in late April. The first day teams with returning head coaches are allowed to start offseason programs is April 16. The…

WTF?: Willie Feels Thrill of Victory, Agony of Defeat

Wow what a week for the once speedy Willie Gault from your Superbowl Champion Bears (no need in mentioning the year anymore, right?  We all know it.  It’s not like there has been more than 1 cotton pickin Super Bowl Champ in this town!):  The man who routinely blew past helpless d-backs only to subsequently…

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