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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 […]

Bears, Roberto Garza agree to two-year contract extension

Bears center Roberto Garza has agreed to a two-year contract extension, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago reports the Garza extension is worth $6.55 million with $2.6 million guaranteed. Garza, 32, entered the NFL as a fourth round pick out of Texas A&M-Kingsville by the Falcons in 2001. […]

Bears Determine Starting Offensive Line; Garza At Center

Starting At Center The Chicago Bears allowed an NFL-high 56 sacks last season. So, it’s a good thing offensive line coach Mike Tice has proclaimed the starting five more than a month in advance, in preparation for Week 1 against Atlanta. Roberto Garza, not Chris Spencer, will be the center with Chris Williams at left […]

Garza ruled out for Sunday, Williams moves to left guard

Will the former 2008 1st round selection finally play up to his draft position, potential at guard? Chris Williams returned to practice Wednesday but not to the left tackle spot he has occupied since the 12th game of last year. Instead, the former first-rounder from Vanderbilt performed reps at left guard.  Tice wants to find […]

Predicting the Bears opening day roster by position: Offensive line

Over a series of upcoming posts, we’ll take a look at how the Bears 2010 opening day roster will shape up at each position. Last week we looked at the QBs. Next up: the big uglies on the o-line. Lock:  Chris Williams, Frank Omiyale, Kevin Schaffer, Olin Kreutz, Josh Beekman Limbo:  Roberto Garza, Lance Louis, Johan […]

Bears Banter: Interview with OL Roberto Garza

In this latest edition of Gridiron Gabbin, site editor Matt Loede chats with Bears offensive lineman Roberto Garza. The pair have a discussion about the upcoming season for the Bears and how they can get back to the Super Bowl form of two years ago. They also discuss Garza’s involvement with Reebok and their new […]

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