Category Archives: Points of View

Being Tougher Than Tough and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes linebackers coach Reggie Herring on Jon Bostic: “Right now, his ability to play any position and be effective — to me, he’s more valuable than any guy I got. He’s the only … Continue reading

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The Underdog Hype Machine Revs Up and Other Points of View

Bears John Mullin at CSNChicago.com points out an interesting fact I hadn’t read anywhere else: “The Bears also introduced a second practice to run simultaneously with the regular one, so that twice the number of players are getting live action … Continue reading

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Wishing for More Honor Among Men and Other Points of View

Bears Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com never makes half-hearted statements: “Fans and some media who keep suggesting if the defense can just be a little better, maybe just average, that it makes the Bears a contender are nuts. “Average defenses don’t … Continue reading

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The Bears Offense Is Taking Shape and Other Points of View

Return man Devin Hester sounds like a man who is trying to convince himself that he’s still got it. Via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune: “‘I look at my past history and I know what I am capable of … Continue reading

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Phil Emery Is a Hipster and Other Points of View

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his wife Kristin Cavallari only allow their kid to where “organic” clothes.  Via monstersandcritics.com. Hipster Phil Emery shuns the conformist NFL.  From Dan Berstein at CBSChicago.com. Bill Belichick and Greg Schiano are bringing their staffs together to discuss “coaching topics”. … Continue reading

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Jay Cutler Celebrates and Other Points of View

New Chicago Bear Kaseem Green held a draft party on Friday Night.  Just one problem.  He wasn’t picked until Saturday. They never learn. Via Mike Vorkunov at The Star-Ledger. Cornelius Washington was ESPN analyst Mel Kiper‘s best available player.  The problem is … Continue reading

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Points of View, April 25, 2013

Though I’ve pledged to make my posts shorter and to the point in a minor reboot of the site, I still want to highlight these short points that don’t deserve extensive comment here and there.  Don’t worry, they won’t be … Continue reading

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Mike Singletary Gets HIs Due and Other Points of View

Bears NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock tells Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune some truth: “‘Football players win football games,’ Mayock said. ‘If you’re in the first round … and you’ve got a guard that is rated as the 11th-best … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and a Head Coaching Change and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times comments on new Bears head coach Marc Trestman (before the hire): “There are big-room coaches and little-room coaches, or at least that is how they are referred to in some NFL circles. Little-room … Continue reading

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