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Former Chicago Bear Cedric Benson passes Away at Age 36

Former Chicago Bear first-round pick, Cedric Benson, passed away following a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas on the 17th of August. A woman that was with Benson passed away as well while two others were injured in the accident. He began his football career early and shined almost from the start. His yardage total, in […]

Ex-Bear Cedric Benson finds trouble in Texas…again

Ex-Bear running back (and renowned top 5 draft ‘bust’) Cedric Benson has gotten himself into trouble deep in the heart of Texas…again. This time, Ced (allegedly) punched an Austin bar employee in the face. Remember it was an awkward event involving beers, boats and broads down in Austin two years ago that led the Bears to cutting Ced. Okay, […]

Jones Added to Bears Backfield; Chicago Inks Former Lions Back

Kevin Jones is moving from one NFC North team to another, as today the former Lions back inked a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears, a team that could use a quality running back to help out their backfield.  Jones spoke yesterday on NFL Radio, and talked about one team already offering him a deal.  […]

Former Bears OL Brown Says No One Tried to Hurt Benson

A report came out last week on Fox Sports that some Bears defenders may have been looking to target now former running back Cedric Benson. It was well known that Benson was injury-prone, but former Bears offensive lineman Ruben Brown said in a radio interview on Sunday that the team going after Benson was not […]

Bye-Bye Benson; Bears Place Former First-Round Pick on Waivers

In a move that makes his situation with the Bears come full-circle in less than a month, former first-round draft pick Cedric Benson has been placed on waivers, basically meaning the team is cutting ties with him.  “Cedric displayed a pattern of behavior we will not tolerate,” General Manager Jerry Angelo said in a team-issued […]

Benson To Report At Halas Hall Today

Troubled Bears’ running back Cedric Benson will show up at team headquarters today for what might be his final Halas Hall appearance as a Bear.  Benson told the “Chicago Tribune” last night that he would show up for “organized team activities.”  He would not discuss his early Saturday arrest in Austin, Texas for driving while […]

Benson Arrested for Drunk Driving in Austin, Texas

For the second month in a row, Bears starting running back Cedric Benson is in trouble with the law, this time for drunk driving in Austin, Texas.  Benson was charged overnight, this after being pulled over in downtown Austin.  He refused blood alcohol and breathalyzer tests, the Austin American-Statesman reported. It was just back on […]

Urlacher Attends Minicamp, 5th Round Pick Signs

Moving Forward, Making Progress: While Urlacher Looks To Return To Good Terms Rookie TE Reaches Terms As Team Begins To Negotiate With Rookies For First Deals Veterans Still Working In Demanding New Deals This Means Business – Urlacher Shows Up, Briggs Shocked: Brian Urlacher will attend the team’s mandatory three-day mini-camp and the serious approach […]

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