Surprise move

There are several players that fans would like to dispose of, but <!--Default NodeId For Bobbie Howard is 722168,2003--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:722168]>Bobbie Howard</A>'s name doesn't come to mind. The linebacker and special teams performer was waived Tuesday as the team signed <!--Default NodeId For Hunter Hillenmeyer is 968552,2003--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:968552]>Hunter Hillenmeyer</A> off the practice squad.
October 2, 2003

Bears help build playground

Every kid pretends to be his favorite athlete while playing in the park. The Bears are helping children's drams come true by assisting with the construction of a playground.
June 25, 2003

Analyzing the Offseason-Special Teams

A difficult task in building a football team is the assembly of the special team units. Other than the long snapper, punter and place-kicker, the other parts are often afterthoughts covered by players that are down the rung on the depth chart. Let's take a look at the main parts of the special teams.
April 7, 2003

Phase two

April is a month known for the draft and that's where the Bears have turned their attention. However, lets take a look back at the teams free agent comings and goings as well as their draft needs.
April 4, 2003

Bears tender five offers to restricted free agents

The Bears tendered qualifying offers to five restricted free agents that secures the right of first refusal to the Bears or compensation equal to the draft round in which each was selected.
March 1, 2003

Off-season assessment

Free Agency officially starts on February 28th. After the Combine, many Universities will hold private workouts for players from neighboring colleges. All of this leads up to the draft, which takes place at the end of April. What follows is an assessment of the current status of the Bears linebacking core.
February 21, 2003