Category Archives: Points of View

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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Adrian Wilson Strikes a Different Tone and Other Points of View

Bears The highlight of my night Friday was seeing undersized wide receiver Chris Williams beat press coverage off of the line and catch a dead, solid perfect pass from quarterback Jimmy Clausen. The fact that it went for a touchdown … Continue reading

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Pre-Game Wrap Up and Other Points of View

Bears During pre-season games like the one last night, most of us watch the pass rush when we evaluate the defensive line and forget about everything else. But Bears head coach Marc Trestman has his head on straight. Via Rich … Continue reading

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On the Value of Player Introductions and Other Points of View

Bears I’m sure that Jared Allen was due for a veteran’s day off. But they had to give it to the new defensive end that everyone wants to see on Family Night at Soldier Field? Jeremiah Ratliff also got the … Continue reading

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