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WR’s Bennett and Marshall Both Fined for Wearing Orange Cleats

Bears wide receivers Earl Bennett and Brandon Marshall were fined $10,500 each for wearing “predominantly” orange cleats in the Monday night game against the Detroit Lions, Brad Biggs of the National Football Post reports. The orange cleats violate the uniform code and the players are made well aware of this. Bennett was fined twice last […]

Will Bears Have Enough Salary Cap Room To Keep Matt Forte?

Flush with salary cap room after the lockout, the Chicago Bears biggest free agent acquisition in 2011 was punter Adam Podlesh as they worked towards a long-term contract with running back Matt Forte. No deal between Forte and Bears materialized, and in late October, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported that they Bears had over $18 million […]

Earl Bennett to wear orange shoes Christmas night at Green Bay?

Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett plans to wear his orange cleats when the club faces the Packers at Lambeau Field on Christmas night. Bennett has been fined $15,000 from the NFL this season for wearing the “day-glow” spikes. Bennett said Tuesday on ESPN 1000 that the orange cleats are “in the family vault,” but “I think I’m gonna pull them […]

Earl Bennett earns four-year contract extension worth $18M

The Bears announced that wide receiver Earl Bennett has been signed to a four-year contract extension. Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago originally reported the extension, which will keep Bennett in Chicago through the 2015 season. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the extension is worth $18 million and includes $9 million in guarantees. A 2008 third-round pick out […]

NFL to Earl Bennett: Don’t wear orange shoes

Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett, who was fined $10,000 last week for wearing orange shoes, has been told he will not be allowed on the field if he wears the shoes again, a league source told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Last Sunday against the Lions was Bennett’s second uniform violation for wearing the shoes. He told […]

WR Earl Bennett Fined $10,000 For Orange Cleats

Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett was fined $5,000 for wearing orange cleats, which violated the league’s uniform policy, against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football in Week 9. The Eagles was his first after missing five games with a chest injury, and Bennett caught five passes for 95 yards and a touchdown. Given his […]

Bears-Eagles Pregame Quotes & Notes

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on wide receiver Earl Bennett: “He does everything very well. What Earl has that people don’t realize until they play him is that he has real speed. He made so many key plays in key situations for us last year.” “I call [Bennett] Mr. Third-down, and it’s almost a foregone […]

Source: Earl Bennett cleared to play Monday night at Philadelphia

Jay Cutler will get his favorite third-down target back for Monday night’s showdown in Philly. Earl Bennett has been cleared to play Monday night vs. Eagles. It’s good to get back Bennett, now let’s see if rookie offensive tackle Gabe Carimi will return along with Earl. Both players have been sidelined since Week 2.

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