Who exactly is going to make up your 2008 Chicago Bears? The 53-man roster was announced during the afternoon hours Saturday, and there are some fairly well-known names on the list. GM Jerry Angelo had to hand pink slips to six former draft choices, including a pair taken on Day 1 just two Aprils ago.
August 30, 2008
The Chicago Bears began the process of trimming down the roster this week, most notably closing the book on Adam Archuleta. Babatunde Oshinowo and Mike Jones were also released. Who could be next on the chopping block? Bear Report combs over the names and makes some educated guesses.
May 8, 2008
The Chicago Bears were awfully pedestrian on defense this past season, and injuries appear to be the main culprit. In particular, the tackle position was a M*A*S*H unit. Is it time for a makeover in the trenches? Bear Report takes a look back at 2007 and previews 2008 for the D-line.
February 13, 2008
Rookie defensive end Dan Bazuin has been slowed by a knee injury ever since mini camp at Halas Hall in May, but he's feeling better these days and will give it a go in Monday night's preseason game against the defending champion Indianapolis Colts. Bazuin visited with BearReport.com after Thursday morning's training camp practice, and subscribers can listen to that interview right here.
August 16, 2007
The Bears open training camp at Olivet Nazarene University on Friday, and they'll do so with all nine of their draft picks signed and delivered. Defensive end Dan Bazuin, a second-round selection out of Central Michigan, agreed to terms on a four-year contract Wednesday afternoon. Bazuin is a former MAC Defensive Player of the Year and has a reputation as a hard-working overachiever.
July 25, 2007
Jerry Angelo is a big fan of the best-player-available approach when it comes to the NFL Draft. If you need any more evidence, just take a gander at his second-round pick this past weekend. Despite the fact that the Bears look loaded at defensive end, Angelo stockpiled another pass-rusher by taking Dan Bazuin from Central Michigan. What does this do to the DE rotation?
May 2, 2007
Former Central Michigan University defensive end Daniel Bazuin received the call about 9:15 Saturday night that he'd been waiting for all these years. The Chicago Bears wanted to inform him that he was their pick in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Bazuin talked about his draft day experience with Chippewas Insider.
April 29, 2007