Category Archives: Detroit Lions

Points of View, May 14, 2013

Dan Pompei at The National Football Post pointed out this interesting factoid: “The Browns’ draft board was arranged alphabetically, which is very unorthodox and can make it difficult to make decisions on the fly. Front office men around the league … Continue reading

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Lions Sign “Kickalicious”

According to Chris McCosky at the The Detroit News the Lions have signed Norwegian-born kicker Havard Rugland, a YouTube sensation better known as “Kickalicious,” to a one-year deal: Looks like the kicker version of jumping out of a pool to me.

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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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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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All Gabe Carimi Needs is Time and Other Points of View

Bears Peyton Manning on current Denver offensive coordinator and Bears head coaching candidate Mike McCoy. From Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times: “‘He’s ready. He’s paid his dues,’ Manning told Tom Kensler of the Denver Post. ‘Mike’s a good leader. … Continue reading

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What Staley Should Have Been and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune asked 5 personnel men to evaluate the NFC North by position.  The Packers were voted to have the best head coach in Mike McCarthy.  But the scouts had some interesting things to say … Continue reading

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All We have to Risk Is Disappointment and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash provides an interesting comment for the Chicago Sun-Times on the always tenuous hold head coach Lovie Smith has on his job: “Measuring progress is subjective. If the McCaskeys like you, progress could be defined as winning the … Continue reading

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Zack Follett Rips Matthew Stafford, Blames Satan and Other Points of View

Bears Bears special teams assistant Chris Tabor has been hired as special teams coordinator for the Browns (via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune). Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times addresses a great point with Bears linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa: “And … Continue reading

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Time to Retire the Nickname “Matty Ice” and Other Points of View

Bears And the hype continues via Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times compares this game to other big games in Chicago: “The only way the Bears (12-5) against the Packers (12-6) for the NFC championship and a berth in the … Continue reading

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Peyton Manning Is Getting Some Help and Other News

Bears Rick Morrissey at the Chicago Sun-Times provides us with more good fetish one-liners. Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune gives us some insight into the way to beat quarterback Mark Sanchez and the Jets offense: “The best game plan … Continue reading

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