Scout.com's Ed Thompson takes a look at the eleven players on offense who head into 2008 as the active-player leaders for regular-season consecutive starts at their respective positions -- and a few of the players who could pass them by if they stumble this season.
August 28, 2008
When Muhsin Muhammad left the Carolina Panthers in 2004, the team knew it would be tough to replace him. They didn't know just how tough. That's one of the reasons the Panthers quickly snatched up Muhammad, even at age 35, when he was released by the Chicago Bears.
July 19, 2008
The Chicago Bears had one of the worst offenses in the NFL this past season, and now they have to replace their leading receiver. Bernard Berrian signed a six-year free agent contract with the division rival Minnesota Vikings, leaving a giant vacancy in the passing game.
March 1, 2008
Muhsin Muhammad will be wearing a very familiar uniform next season, but it won't be that of the Chicago Bears. The veteran receiver is headed back to the Old North State, signing again with the Carolina Panthers three years after he originally left them for the Windy City as a free agent.
February 27, 2008
The Chicago Bears could be in big trouble at the receiver position, with Muhsin Muhammad recently shown the door and Bernard Berrian about to hit free agency. GM Jerry Angelo has to take at least one wideout in the upcoming draft, and Bear Report has the scoop on one he likes. Who is he?
February 26, 2008
The Chicago Bears signed Muhsin Muhammad to big money before the 2005 season because they were in desperate need of a No. 1 receiver. But now 34 years old and no longer capable of being a go-to guy, Muhammad was released Monday. The move will save $2.1 million against the salary cap.
February 18, 2008
Miami said goodbye to wideout Marty Booker this week, fueling speculation that he could be on his way back to the Chicago Bears. Should GM Jerry Angelo pursue Booker in free agency to bolster the receiving corps? Alain Poupart, Scout.com's Dolphins expert, chimes in with his two cents.
February 13, 2008