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  1. Here we go: Matt Forte feels 'disrespected'

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears that former Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen gave us some pretty accurate insight into the mind-set of current Bears tailback Matt Forte. It seems clear, via Twitter, that Forte didn't take it well Thursday when the Bears signed tailb...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  2. Bears' deal with Michael Bush 'crazy'

    Kevin Seifert

    In our previous post, we discussed the potential impact of Michael Bush's arrival in Chicago on the Bears' negotiations with tailback Matt Forte. I wasn't ready to consider it a legitimate affront to Forte, who reportedly has turned down a more lucra...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  3. Impact of Michael Bush on Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    A number of wild theories began circulating in the moments after the Chicago Bears announced a four-year contract agreement with running back Michael Bush. So let's do our best to sift through what the deal does -- and, just as importantly, doesn't -...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  4. End of days for the Jerry Angelo era

    Kevin Seifert

    A week or two ago, I was discussing the future of the Chicago Bears with a friend. We started with the obvious -- whether offensive coordinator Mike Martz would return -- then moved up the ladder a bit. Was there any chance of a bigger shake-up after...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Sam Hurd's impact on Jerry Angelo

    Kevin Seifert

    Via ESPNChicago.com, I heard most of the brief news conference Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo held Friday to announce the inevitable and highly warranted decision to waive receiver Sam Hurd. What caught my ear more than anything, however,...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  6. Starter money for Brandon Meriweather

    Kevin Seifert

    Contract numbers for NFL players are often misleading, creating more confusion than enlightenment. Occasionally, however, they tell us more than a team has admitted about current plans and the likely future of a given player. The contract of new C...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  7. No deal, but a full workload, for Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    The Chicago Bears might have ended contract talks with tailback Matt Forte this week, but it appears he will be more valuable than ever in Sunday's season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. Backup running back Marion Barber sat out another practi...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  8. Quick hits: Mike Neal, Cobb practice

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's account for a few Sunday afternoon newsbits in quick-hitting fashion ... Item: The Green Bay Packers are back at practice Sunday in preparation for Thursday's season opener (!) against the New Orleans Saints. Comment: According to Tom Silve...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  9. Detroit Lions cutdown analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Check here for a complete list of the Detroit Lions' roster moves. Surprise move: I don't know if it qualified as a surprise, but it was sure jarring to hear earlier Saturday that veteran punter Nick Harris was ousted. Harris has been the Lions' p...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  10. Chicago Bears cutdown analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Check here for a complete list of the Chicago Bears' roster moves. Surprise move: The Bears have now bid farewell to three locker room stalwarts: Center Olin Kreutz, receiver Rashied Davis and now tight end Desmond Clark. The Bears released Clark ...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  11. No surprise to see Chester Taylor released

    Kevin Seifert

    NFL teams have until 6 p.m. ET to reduce their rosters to 53, but NFC North teams already are off and running. I'll post significant releases as quickly as I can here Saturday afternoon, and then analyze each team's moves after they become official. ...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Let's hear it for the 2011 preseason (or not)

    Kevin Seifert

    The best thing we can say about Week 4 of the preseason is that it's over, at least here in the NFC North. The next time one of our teams is on the field, it will be for real. In between, roster cutdowns from 8o to 53 will take place. The deadline is...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  13. Reducing NFC North rosters to 80

    Kevin Seifert

    As you know, NFL teams were required to reduce their rosters to 80 players by Tuesday. That high figure allowed most teams to save difficult decisions for Saturday's final cut down deadline for 53-man rosters. We'll take a look at some of the NFC Nor...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  14. BBAO: 'Growing concern' for Vikings owner

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As a team official noted "growing concern" from team ownership about the state's commitment to the franchise, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton suggested he would support a voter referendum on the Minnesota Vikings stadium ...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  15. Chester Taylor: Another silly Bears mishap

    Kevin Seifert

    Moving on but never forgetting ... Earlier Monday, you probably heard the news that the Chicago Bears were planning to release tailback Chester Taylor. Agent Ken Sarnoff, in fact, tweeted that coach Lovie Smith had informed Taylor of the news. ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  16. Preseason: Glass half full for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Saturday's action at LP Field Tennessee Titans 14, Chicago Bears 13 Preseason record: 1-2 Of interest: First, the good: I thought tailback Matt Forte continued his strong summer performance in carrying 17 times for 74 yards and a r...

    Blog | August 28, 2011