|6/2/2011 1:31:00 AM||Description: Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije is confident that the NFL owners and the player's union will get their differences worked out and everything will be on track for the teams to start playing football again by later summer/early fall.
SOURCE: FOOTBALL NEWS NOW||Insight: Idonije was at Wrigley Field recently to sing 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' and he shared his views on the lockout with the Chicago Tribune. 'One thing is for sure, definitely this whole lockout will end,' said Idonije, who belted out the traditional tune during the seventh-inning stretch Tuesday night . 'And when it ends, you have got to be ready. So for me, it's business as usual.'|
|3/26/2010 5:04:00 PM||Description: The Chicago Sun Times reports with Alex Brown likely to move on, Idonije is in line to be the Bears' starting left defensive end.||Insight: Idonije has just 6.5 sacks over the last four seasons, so he doesn't appear to offer much pass rush potential if he is moved to end. (SportsBuff.com)|
|1/5/2010 2:34:00 PM||Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Idonije (foot) will not need surgery on his injured foot.||Insight: Idonije suffered a LisFranc sprain in Week 16, but he should be fine for offseason work. (SportsBuff.com)|