Category Archives: Washington Redskins

It’s Good Year to Be Drafting Late in the First Round. And Other Points of View.

Bears Nice to see Jay Cutler back in the public eye.  Most of us would like to see him back in Halas Hall working with offensive coordinator Mike Martz.  He told Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times that the players … Continue reading

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Tim Ruskell and the Lure of the “Undersized, Try-Hard Players” and Other Points of View

I will be on vacation until Feb. 28, meaning I’ll once again be out of the country for a major NFL offseason event.  At least its only the Combine and not the Draft like last year.  In any case posts … Continue reading

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Bears Top NFC Special Teams Unit and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune passes along  the fact that the Bears ended the season tied for the top spot in the NFC in special teams in the ratings system popularized by Dallas Morning News writer Rick Gosselin. The … Continue reading

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Offseason Brings Plenty of Off Field Player Troubles, Even More to Follow and Other Point of View

Bears Dan McGrath, writing for The New York Times, says that Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is fortunate that Chicago fans tend to be so forgiving. Pro Football Weekly points out that former Bear tight end John Gilmore is about to … Continue reading

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Ron Rivera Welcomed as a Bear, Will Always be a Bear and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Bears won’t use the franchise tag.  Not a big surprise, first because Angelo is known not to like ot use it and second because none of the Bears free agents … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLV Still Hasn’t Happened Yet and Other Points of View

Bears Congratulations to Richard Dent for being elected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  And congratulations to Dan Pompei from the Chicago Tribune, whose job it has been to convince the voters that Dent was worthy.  Here’s … Continue reading

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The Bears “Best Player” and Other News

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times makes a sensible argument against rushing to extend Lovie Smith‘s contract: “Word around the league is that the Bears aren’t in a hurry to spend more money on Smith. In fact, they may … Continue reading

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A Christmas Miracle and Other News

Bears Matt Bowen provides some nice insight into the overload blitz that the Jets will use this week for the Chicago Tribune. Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks that young players are emerging to take some heat off of … Continue reading

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Points of View, December 24, 2010

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times on Jay Cutler‘s treatment by Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden during the Monday Night broadcast: “Some players felt that ‘‘Monday Night Football’’ analysts Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden were too tough on Cutler … Continue reading

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McNabb Vs. the Shanahans in a Classic Conflict

Mike Florio at expresses an intriguing theory on what’s behind Donovan McNabb‘s problems with the Washington Redskins.  McNabb finds himself as the number three quarterback on the roster today. The team has until the day after the regular season opener … Continue reading

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