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Wed, 23 Jan 2002 17:03:16 -0800
ChicagoBears.com reports the Chicago Bears have placed QB Danny Wuerffel, RB Autry Denson, C/G Kevin Dogins, S Than Merrill and DT Robert Newkirk on their expansion list.
Fri, 28 Dec 2001 20:04:06 -0800
The Chicago Tribune reports Chicago Bears Safety and special-teams ace Larry Whigham (hamstring) and DT Robert Newkirk (knee) did not practice today, and both are not expected to play Sunday.
Sat, 22 Dec 2001 08:31:32 -0800
The Daily Southtown, as an update to previous stories, reports Chicago Bears starting LT Blake Brockermeyer (knee) and LG Rex Tucker (shoulder) practiced Friday, for the first time this week. Both have been upgraded to probable for Sunday's game. As previously reported, DT Robert Newkirk is expected to miss tomorrow's game.
Fri, 21 Dec 2001 15:40:32 -0800
The Chicago Bears, according to ESPN's John Clayton, have downgraded DT Robert Newkirk (knee) to doubtful and moved DT Alfonso Boone ahead of him on the tackle rotation. OG Rex Tucker has been upgraded to probable and is expected to play.
Fri, 23 Nov 2001 18:00:55 -0800
John Mullin reports for the Chicago Tribune that Chicago Bears DT Robert Newkirk (knee surgery) has been upgraded from doubtful to questionable for this weekend's game.
Sun, 18 Nov 2001 12:49:03 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared CB Reggie Austin, T Bernard Robertson, DT Robert Newkirk, G Mike Gandy, T Damion Cook, TE Dustin Lyman and DE Joe Tafoya. QB Danny Wuerffel is the team's emergency QB.
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 20:52:02 -0800
Updating an earlier story, Fred Mitchell reports for the Chicago Tribune Chicago Bears backup DT Robert Newkirk tore cartilage in his left knee during a pass-rushing drill Thursday. As previously reported, he underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday afternoon. He is now expected to miss two games. DL Alfonso Boone is expected to see more playing time with Newkirk out.
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 15:35:28 -0800
ESPN's John Clayton reports Chicago Bears DT Robert Newkirk (knee), a backup, was added to the injury report on Friday because of a knee injury. He's undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery this afternoon.
Wed, 07 Nov 2001 09:47:00 -0800
The Daily Southtown reports Chicago Bears WR Marty Booker (hip) said his injury shouldn't keep him out of Sunday's game with Green Bay. Backup DL Robert Newkirk has a rib injury that will be watched closely when the Bears resume practice today.
Tue, 07 Aug 2001 19:02:06 -0700
Jimmy Greenfield reports for ChicagoSports.com Chicago Bears G Chris Villarrial left practice on Tuesday with a stinger. DTs Robert Newkirk (left ankle) and Henry Taylor (left groin) both have nagging injuries suffered in Saturday's game. RB James Allen (left ankle) sat out another day of practice but coach Dick Jauron said he may return on Wednesday.
Mon, 06 Aug 2001 15:38:22 -0700
ChicagoSports.com reports Chicago Bears OL Blake Brockermeyer (left knee) and OL Rex Tucker (hamstring) returned to practice today. OL Mike Sheldon (knee), OL Brad Williams (knee), S Ashley Cooper (hamstring/groin), DT Henry Taylor (left ankle) and DT Robert Newkirk (groin) all missed practice today. Sheldon is expected to miss a few days of action.
Sat, 04 Aug 2001 20:48:23 -0700
The Chicago Tribune's John Mullin reports Chicago Bears DT Robert Newkirk, having one of the best camps among defensive linemen and a starter Saturday, pulled a groin muscle in the first half of Saturday's pre-season game.