Category Archives: Points of View

Just How Far Can Coaching Take You? And Other Points of View.

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes safety Ryan Mundy on the Bears excellent red zone defense last Sunday: “‘It doesn’t have to get to that point. I was kind of saying that to our defense throughout the first … Continue reading

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Why Not Both? And Other Points of View

Bears There won’t be any Game Comments for the Jets contest tonight. I’ll have the game on tape but its unlikely that I’ll have time to watch it before tomorrow afternoon. Looking forward to seeing what you all have to … Continue reading

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Will the Real Bears Please Stand Up? And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune points out that rookie Brock Vereen played 16 snaps as a nickel back last Sunday after cornerback Charles Tillman was lost to injury. I’d no idea that Vereen, normally a safety, was spending … Continue reading

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The Need for Help and Other Points of View

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune reads my mind on the problems that the Bears have had defending the run: “Dating to last season, we’ve heard coach Marc Trestman, defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and various players refer to problems … Continue reading

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The Balance of Power and Other Points of View

Bears Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes Bears linebacker Lance Briggs: “Asked on his Comcast television show about a radio report he was out partying until 4 a.m. Saturday, linebacker Lance Briggs said that ‘what I do on my … Continue reading

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Don’t Jump! And Other Points of View.

Bears Adam L. Jahns at the Chicago Sun-Times didn’t exactly come out and say it. But the messages was clear in the headline: “Bears’ defensive miscues felt like a mistake to the heart“: “It was running back Fred Jackson’s 38-yard … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Why was Kelvin Hayden re-signed and not offensive line depth given the current situation? Did Phil Emery explain the thought process behind this? — @BDGDEB from Twitter “Good question. One … Continue reading

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Cutting the Defense Some Slack and Other Points of View

Bears Defensive end Willie Young explains the catch 22 when it comes to generating a disciplined pass rush to keep a quarterback like Russell Wilson in the pocket while generating sufficient pressure. Via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune: “‘It’s … Continue reading

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Overcoming Injuries Is a Major Factor and Other Points of View

Bears Probably a lot of people were surprised at some of the cuts from Saturday thinking that players like Adrian Wilson and Nate Collins would stick until the final round. But the Bears were doing these guys a favor by … Continue reading

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Some Teams Are Just Better and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune nails perhaps the biggest problem with the defense Friday night right on the head: “On the Seahawks’ final touchdown of the first half Friday night, quarterback Russell Wilson might as well have been … Continue reading

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