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Thu, 16 May 2013 11:12:14 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears OG Gabe Carimi told the team during their April minicamp that he would not be attending the organized team activities and will work out in Arizona. Carimi believes working out in Arizona will give him the best opportunity to regain full strength in the knee that has bothered him since he entered the league.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:44:46 -0700
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery isn't worried that OT Gabe Carimi has been absent from organized team activities this week. "This is a voluntary situation, and every player has to make his own decisions," Emery said. "Gabe has made a decision that he wants to stay in Arizona and train, and we respect that. And he'll be welcomed with open arms when he comes back." The team drafted OT Kyle Long in the first round of this year's draft, and it's assumed that Long will take Carimi's guard spot, leaving Carimi to battle for a starting job. Carimi told the team that he'd be skipping OTAs after their minicamp in April.
Mon, 13 May 2013 15:34:20 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi did not report for organized team activities Monday, May 13, and has not been with the team since a minicamp in April.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:46:46 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said Tuesday, April 16, that he believes OL Gabe Carimi is better suited to compete for a starting job at guard, not at right tackle. "(Carimi is) more a guard," Trestman said. "He is more of a guard. He was hurt all of last year, so we're going to focus in on him competing at the guard position with (Matt Slauson)."
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:38:18 -0700
Chicago Bears OG Edwin Williams, OG Gabe Carimi and OT James Brown are expected to compete for one of the starting guard jobs next season.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:38:41 -0800
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said the coaching staff will use the offseason workouts to determine where they will use OT Gabe Carimi on the offensive line. Emery said he believes Carimi can play either guard or tackle.
Sat, 29 Dec 2012 18:02:19 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) will return to the starting lineup in Week 17 against the Detroit Lions after missing the Week 16 contest. As such, OT Gabe Carimi is back to a reserve role. Scott draws a difficult matchup against DL Cliff Avril, who has eight career sacks against the Bears, and at least one in each of his past four meetings.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:23:01 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (hamstring), WR Devin Hester (concussion) and WR Alshon Jeffery (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 7, and are probable for Week 14.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:25:26 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (hamstring), WR Devin Hester (concussion), DT Stephen Paea (foot) and OG Chris Spencer (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 6.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:05:52 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (hamstring), WR Devin Hester (concussion) and OG Chris Spencer (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:34:08 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi will likely shift to right guard and start Sunday, Dec. 2, against the Seattle Seahawks. He is likely to play in place of OG Chris Spencer (knee).
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:34:24 -0800
Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi was told that he has lost his starting job Wednesday, Nov. 21, and did not handle the news well.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:50:13 -0800
The Chicago Bears are benching OT Gabe Carimi, according to multiple sources.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:49:49 -0800
The Chicago Bears may consider benching OT Gabe Carimi in favor of OT Jonathan Scott at right tackle.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 08:57:10 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi has dropped 10 pounds and weighed in training camp at 308 pounds. He also decreased his body fat from 26 percent to 19 percent. As a result, Carimi has looked quicker early on in camp.
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:25:52 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not do a lot during offseason workouts but is confident that his knee is strong enough to participate in training camp.
Sun, 01 Jul 2012 10:57:59 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi said offensive coordinator Mike Tice has taken out the seven-step drop for the quarterbacks from the playbook. The change is expected to help the offensive line block for QB Jay Cutler better.
Wed, 30 May 2012 11:49:57 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 29, after taking part in practice Tuesday, May 29. He has been working every other day this week and expects to take part Thursday, May 31, and expects to participate every day next week.
Wed, 30 May 2012 07:55:00 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) took part in organized team activities Tuesday, May 29.
Sun, 13 May 2012 22:44:57 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) said Sunday, May 13, that he expects to be ready for the team's veteran minicamp which runs from June 12-14. "I'm feeling really good. They're saying another couple of weeks and I'll be here for OTAs and minicamps," Carimi said. Carimi suffered a dislocated kneecap in Week 2 last season.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 07:04:44 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) is on track to return for the team's first offseason camp later this month. Carimi said he'd been rehabbing five days a week. "(Carimi) has been working tremendously hard," general manager Phil Emery said. "I have had a chance to visit with him a couple times and watch him rehab. We're very excited that he's coming back. He's going to really help solidify our offensive line."
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:40:22 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said OT Gabe Carimi likely will start training camp at right tackle but there is a chance he could move to left tackle at some point.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:35:34 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said the team has not added an offensive lineman in free agency because they are comfortable with the linemen they have on the roster. He said he is comfortable with OT J'Marcus Webb at left tackle but is not ruling out the possibility of moving OT Gabe Carimi to left tackle.
Sun, 26 Feb 2012 11:34:25 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) said he is not feeling any pain in his surgically repaired knee and hopes to participate in the team's offseason workouts.
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:59:45 -0800
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said he does not know exactly when OT Gabe Carimi (knee) will be ready for action.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:59:44 -0800
Chicago Bears LS Patrick Mannelly (knee) said he, OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and WR Johnny Knox (back) have been rehabbing at the team's facility every day this offseason. Mannelly hopes to be snapping by the spring but is not sure if he will be medically cleared to practice.
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:33:20 -0800
Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice said OT Gabe Carimi will remain at right tackle next season.
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 12:18:06 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) is expected to ready for the start of training camp next season but may have to miss some of the offseason workouts because of the rehab from his knee surgery.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 14:37:40 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) underwent successful surgery on his knee Tuesday, Dec. 27, to fix connective tissue around his patella and medial collateral ligament. He is expected to be ready for the beginning of training camp next season.
Tue, 20 Dec 2011 06:50:03 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) will soon undergo surgery on his right knee. Carimi was placed on Injured Reserve last month. He will require about four months of rehabilitation, and he is expected to be ready well in advance of training camp.
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 10:58:12 -0800
The Chicago Bears have placed OT Gabe Carimi (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad OG Levi Horn to their active roster.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:37:25 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and CB D.J. Moore (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 17.
Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:59:59 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and DL Julius Peppers (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 12:08:41 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Matt Toeaina, QB Nathan Enderle, DL Nick Reed inactive for Week 10.
Sat, 12 Nov 2011 19:26:45 -0800
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith was adamant that OT Gabe Carimi's (knee) arthroscopy Friday, Nov. 11, was minor. "Don't know the extent of it. We just know he had a minor scope done," Smith said. "Minor."
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:27:58 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 11, and has been ruled out for Week 10.
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 08:34:10 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) will have an arthroscopic procedure on his injured knee. Carimi has been out since Week 2 due to a dislocated knee. There are no plans at this point to put Carimi on Injured Reserve, however.
Thu, 10 Nov 2011 14:51:24 -0800
Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (hamstring), OT Gabe Carimi (knee), WR Devin Hester (ankle), DL Julius Peppers (knee) and DL Matt Toeaina (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 10.
Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:18:22 -0800
Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (hamstring), OT Gabe Carimi (knee), WR Devin Hester (ankle) and DL Julius Peppers (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:27:08 -0800
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) will not play in the team's Week 10 game, according to a league source. The team will continue to take a cautious approach with Carimi, although placing him on Injured Reserve doesn't appear to be an option at this point.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:07:12 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared DL Anthony Adams, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, LB Jabara Williams, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Mario Addison, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 9.
Sat, 05 Nov 2011 12:11:24 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not participate in practice Saturday, Nov. 5, and has been ruled out for Week 9.
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 14:49:32 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 4, and may be active for Week 9.
Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:30:45 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 3.
Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:24:25 -0700
Chicago Bears OG Chris Spencer has excelled after his move from center to right guard for the team, but it's possible he could go back to a bench player with OT Gabe Carimi (knee) close to returning. OT Lance Louis could slide from right tackle to guard.
Wed, 02 Nov 2011 11:31:47 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) could be active for Week 9 but will not start in the game.
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:52:06 -0700
The Chicago Bears may slowly work OT Gabe Carimi (knee) back into the starting lineup until they are confident he is healthy enough to return to the starting lineup on a full-time basis.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 11:40:31 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 26. Carimi said he is not sure if he will be returning to the starting lineup.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011 08:55:08 -0700
The Chicago Bears have declared DL Corey Wootton, WR Earl Bennett, OT Gabe Carimi, FS Major Wright, DL Mario Addison, DL Matt Toeaina, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 7.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 11:41:06 -0700
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and DT Matt Toeaina (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 7.