Category Archives: New England Patriots

A Final Word on the Tragedy in Kansas City and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune believes that Lovie Smith made the right call by going for it on fourth and inches in the first quarter Sunday because an NFL team should be able to gain half a yard … Continue reading

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On Avoiding the Ups and Downs and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune on QB Josh McCown: “Coaching, or perhaps a front office NFL job, could be in McCown’s future. In fact, the Bears gave him some feelers when they released him in training camp. But … Continue reading

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New NFL Products Hit the Shelves Just in Time for the Christmas Shopping Season And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives his thoughts in retrospect on the demise of former general manager Jerry Angelo: “[Tribune columnist David] Haugh argued that Angelo was done in by the lousy performance of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie, … Continue reading

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The Bears Show that Good Defense Is Not that Complicated and Other Points of View

Bears I laughed out loud when I read Sean Jensen ‘s interpretation of this comment from Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Sun-Times: “It’s getting cold outside and it’s been a long time since the Bears played a game, but the … Continue reading

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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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