Former Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer joined Matt Spiegel and Laurence Holmes on Wednesday to discuss his history with being bullied in an NFL locker room.
When you’re the only team negotiating with a player, that’s a good sign you should walk away from the table.
Olin Kreutz should be remembered for several great things. What he will be remembered for, though, to many fans and critiquers of the game, would be that he was a hell of a lineman for many years, but also that he walked out on his team midseason.
The veteran center who spent 13 seasons in Chicago decided to leave the Saints on Friday, saying he didn’t have the same passion for the game, The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
It certainly doesn’t take a football expert to realize the Bears’ offensive line played poorly in New Orleans Sunday, but at least one of those experts still thinks the unit can be good.
670 The Score’s Mike Mulligan caught up with former Bears captain Olin Kreutz for an exclusive interview after the Saints 30-13 win Sunday.
As we focus once again on the sheer joy of watching huge men clobber each other until their brains leak out, I’m picturing the next four months for the Bears, and here’s what’s in store.
The mailbag heats up this week as the Bears get ready for their first preseason game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday.
Now former Bears are starting to weigh in on the team’s decision to cut ties with long-time center Olin Kreutz.
Bears offensive coordinator met at length with the media Tuesday for the first time since the NFC Championship Game in January.
Olin Kreutz’s agent, Mark Bartlestein, expressed some confusion about why the Bears issued an ultimatum to his client when the two sides were so close to a deal.
Olin Kreutz decided not to take the Bears’ one-year $4 million offer Saturday and now he’s contemplating retirement.
By not re-signing Olin Kreutz, the Bears made a it very clear; this is Jay Cutler’s offense now. Now the question: Is Cutler up to the challenge?
It never felt right that a shaky offensive line seemed so desperate to retain a mediocre center.
The Bears have agreed to a two-year deal with center Chris Spencer and will not bring 13-year veteran Olin Kreutz back.
It’s still unclear when free agency will actually begin, but when it does, the Chicago Bears will have to make a decision about whether or not to bring back center Olin Kreutz.
A number of Bears remain unsigned, including center Oline Kreutz, linebacker Nick Roach, defensive tackle Anthony Adams, wide receiver Rashied Davis and punter Brad Maynard.
Optimistic reports about the NFL Lockout have started to come in with more frequency over the previous few days, leading most to believe that a deal will be reached soon. Once that deal is reached, the Bears will have another big negotiation.
When the NFL Lockout is finally lifted, teams will have to cram an entire offseason worth of coaching, evaluation and roster management into a very short amount of time. One of the things on Bears general manager Jerry Angelo’s list will be Olin Kreutz.
This will be one of the more interesting NFL offseasons in recent memory. Not only will there be roughly double the free agents as normal, but the negotiations between the NFL and NFL Players Union could save or doom the 2011 season.