Over the course of the 120 days of the NFL Lockout, conflicting media reports have surfaced several times per week indicating that an end was either on the horizon, or that preseason games would be missed.
Due to the gag order placed on the negotiating teams for the NFL and the players, the only information coming out to the public has been through reporters.
Roger Goodell heard a healthy amount of boos when he took to the podium during April’s NFL Draft. So it’s pretty clear what the fans think of the commissioner. But what do the players and owner think of him?
The NFL owners wrapped up their Tuesday meetings in Rosemont. And while there are several reports surfacing about what was discussed, the main sticking point in the negotiations with the players still seems to be revenue sharing.
Late in the first round of the NFL Draft, it appeared as if the Ravens had made a mistake in not selecting a player with their 26th overall pick. But it would later come out that it was the Bears who made the mistake.
With the first round of the NFL Draft in the books, we know that former a Wisconsin Badger will be joining the Chicago Bears offensive line, but the draft is far from over, and right now the Bears have five more picks.
On Monday, a judged lifted the NFL’s lockout of the players union, in essence opening back up the business of the NFL. It’s decision considered to be a win for the players, and a decision that prompted a response from Roger Goodell.
The NFL owners called to vote today on some newly proposed rules to be implemented in the NFL this next season.
On Friday at 4:00 (CST) the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players’ union will officially expire. The CBA was extended by a week, last Friday, but since the it seems like little ground has been made.
Last week the Chicago Bears rewarded head coach Lovie Smith with a two-year contract extension. It was an extension that cause a stir among Bears fans.
Offensively, the Chicago White Sox should have plenty of fire power to compete for the division title. But with a big seasons by some of the starting pitchers the White Sox could be thinking bigger.
The baseball season is fast approaching, and WGN-TV and Comcast SportsNet Cubs play-by-play announcer Len Kasper is talking about what to expect.
It should be a pretty quite offseason around Halas Hall. Outside of the NFL draft, there won’t be any major additions or subtractions to the roster. But the status of Lovie Smith’s contract could shake things up.
Chicago Bears offensive lineman Chris Williams was drafted to be the team’s left tackle of the future. But so far the Vanderbilt alum is looking more like a solid guard.
The week leading up to the Super Bowl, the festivities in Dallas were the center of the NFL universe. From team pictures to media day to player injuries, every aspect of the game received the nation’s full attention.
Chicago Bears’ general manager Jerry Angelo has already expressed interest in extending Lovie Smith’s contract beyond next season. But it might not be as easy as it seems.
With the final snaps of the Chicago Bears’ 2010 season over, the focus now shifts towards the offseason. During the 2011 season, head coach Lovie Smith will be in his last season of his contract.
It’s been a long week of analysis. Almost every angle of the game has been broken down and looked at under a microscope. From offense to defense to special teams, everyone has enough information to make their own prediction of the outcome.
It’s been a long week of analysis of matchups, players, schemes and even player personalities. But that goes out the window when the Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks take the field.
No one expected the Seattle Seahawks to knock off the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. Could the same fate await the Chicago Bears?