Category Archives: New England Patriots

Gabe Carimi Is Not Quite Back Up to Snuff and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes a scout on offensive tackle Gabe Carimi for the Bears Extra section: “He just doesn’t look strong enough. Maybe part of that is the injury. He plays like he’s a 34-year-old.” I … Continue reading

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Bears Will Pay What It Takes to Resign Cutler and Other Points of View

Bears Bears defensive backs coach Jon Hoke discusses his coaching style with Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune : “The Bears don’t have a more animated position coach on staff. Hoke is firm and firmer when with players on the … Continue reading

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Of Jay Cutler and Cam Newton. And Other Points of View.

Bears This article from ESPN.com‘s Pat Yasinskas is really about Carolina quarterback Cam Newton. But the whole time I read it, I couldn’t stop thinking about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Its hard not to contrast Cutler’s reaction to his incident … Continue reading

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Some Perspective on “The Replacements” and Other Points of View

Bears Cole Schultz at Pro Football Focus points out something I’ve also noticed: “The offensive line may be the common scapegoat in Chicago, but the interior only gave up one quarterback disruption (108 pass blocking snaps), compared with the three … Continue reading

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The Qualities of Leadership and Other Points of View

Bears Despite the absence of running back Matt Forte I think you should expect the Bears to get off the bus running this week. The Rams apparently would agree. Jim Thomas at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes linebacker James Laurinaitis: … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow’s Favorite Target and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Shea McClellin is getting first team reps with the nickel defense. The nickel defense is on the field almost half the time. Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune goes on to … Continue reading

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The Bears Could Afford to Be a Little Less Bland in the Preseason and Other Points of View

Bears Here’s a good point made by cornerback Charles Tillman here. Via the Chicago Tribune:   “On what he will take away from playing a couple of series in this game“‘My wind, tackling. Tackling is always a big deal the … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: NFL Draft First Round

Did the Vikings play the Browns?  Hard to tell. Tampa Bay may have been threatening to move into the pick.  Trent Richardson was considered to be the best prospect in the draft by some analysts. Why so many trades?  It’s … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Brandon Marshall Acquisition. And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times points out some of the many positives about the Bears trade of two third round draft picks for wide receiver Brandon Marshall: “The Bears were linked to Vincent Jackson, a two-time Pro Bowl … Continue reading

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Lovie Smith Apparently Thinks We’re Morons. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears hired Jeremy Bates last week as the quarterbacks coach.  Matt Bowen at the Chicago Tribune thinks that just having a guy he is comfortable with in the locker room as his position coach could make a big … Continue reading

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