Category Archives: Green Bay Packers

Martellus Bennett. Again. And Other Points of View.

Bears Regular readers of this blog will know that I participated in a mock draft with other fans around the country representing all 32 teams.  Former ESPN producer Jay Soderberg put us all together to explain our picks in a podcast.  The first 16 … Continue reading

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New Schedule Offers Bears Fans a Chance to Get Some Rest

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reviews the newly released Bears 2015 season schedule: “The Bears went from being a big draw for networks in prime time, playing five night games in 2014 and 12 over the three seasons before … Continue reading

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Bears May Look to Miami as a NFL Draft Trading Partner and Other Points of View.

Bears Will Brinson at CBS Sports rates wide receiver David Terrell as the worst Bears first round draft pick in the last 25 years. I don’t see how he beat out Michael Haynes and Cade McNown but it must have … Continue reading

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When Is Due Diligence Called For and When Isn’t It?

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times profiles defensive tackle Danny Shelton: “[G]iven that the team will morph into 4-3 defense on nickel and dime situations, the Bears could be cautious drafting someone who could be limited to two downs.” “The … Continue reading

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Who Has the Edge to Compete with the Packers in the NFC North Post Free Agency

All of the NFC North bloggers at ESPN agree that the best team in the division is still Green Bay but the reasons vary. None of them points to what I think are the most potent mix in football – the presence … Continue reading

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Cutler Trade Good for Almost Everybody. Almost. And Other Points of View.

Bears Elliot Harrison at nfl.com constructs his all-under 25 team. Guess how many Bears are on it? Rob Demovsky, Green Bay blogger at ESPN, thinks the Bears signing of Pernell McPhee was the worst NFC North free agent move to … Continue reading

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Like the Packers, the Bears Are Drafting for the Long Haul

Pete Dougherty at the Green Bay Press-Gazette thinks that Ted Thompson‘s draft strategy reflects the fact that there’s not much difference in drafting ability among NFL teams and that chance accounts for most of that difference. The smartest strategy is … Continue reading

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Time Is a Quarterback’s Best Friend. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune interviews new Bears cornerback Alan Ball. Ball is a big defensive back at 6-2, 197 lb. You can’t have too many of them. Bears general manager Ryan Pace would seem to agree. Patrick … Continue reading

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Real Respect

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune quotes Bears Chairman George McCaskey on why he proposed a rule change at the meetings that would guarantee both teams possession in overtime. “‘A show of respect for the Packers,’ McCaskey said. “He explained … Continue reading

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Some Life Lessons And Other Points of View

Bears I’m trying to avoid a knee jerk reaction to the Bears questionable signing of defensive end Ray McDonald. Let’s just say I’m a bit disturbed by the repetitive nature of his apparent transgressions and leave it at that until … Continue reading

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