>>Brandon Meriweather Signs With Bears
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bears agreed to terms with safety Brandon Meriweather,
who was cut on Saturday by the Patriots, to a one-year contract on Sunday.
Meriweather was the Pats' first-round selection in the 2007 draft out of
Miami-Florida, and was named to the Pro Bowl in each of the last two seasons.
Meantime, running back Chester Taylor, who was cut by the Bears, signed with
>>Northwestern, Illinois Open Up Seasons With Wins
(Undated) -- The Northwestern Wildcats and Illinois Fighting Illini both
opened up the college football season with victories. The Wildcats went on the
road and took down Boston College 24-17 with back up quarterback Kain
Colter playing for Dan Persa. Illinois took care of buisness at home against
Arkansas St. 33-15.