Category Archives: New York Jets

The Price of Success

Former defensive tackle Trevor Price, who played four seasons under Jets head coach Rex Ryan evaluates Ryan as a head coach for The New York Times. This is a wonderful column that spends about 3/4 of the space talking about … Continue reading

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Can I Hear an Amen? And Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reviews comments from some of the Packers that have angered Brandon Marshall: “What did [Charles] Woodson and [Tramon] Williams say that riled Marshall? Woodson tweaked Jay Cutler in a post-game interview, telling ESPN’s … Continue reading

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A Final Word on the Tragedy in Kansas City and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune believes that Lovie Smith made the right call by going for it on fourth and inches in the first quarter Sunday because an NFL team should be able to gain half a yard … Continue reading

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Do Bears Players Too Often Fail in Position Changes? And Other Points of View.

Bears Gabe Carimi and Chil Rachal are out, Jonathan Scott and Chris Spencer are in. I expect this won’t be the last we see of Carimi as I’m reasonably sure he’s being limited by a bad knee, whether the team … Continue reading

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On Avoiding the Ups and Downs and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune on QB Josh McCown: “Coaching, or perhaps a front office NFL job, could be in McCown’s future. In fact, the Bears gave him some feelers when they released him in training camp. But … Continue reading

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New NFL Products Hit the Shelves Just in Time for the Christmas Shopping Season And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives his thoughts in retrospect on the demise of former general manager Jerry Angelo: “[Tribune columnist David] Haugh argued that Angelo was done in by the lousy performance of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie, … Continue reading

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The Bears Show that Good Defense Is Not that Complicated and Other Points of View

Bears I laughed out loud when I read Sean Jensen ‘s interpretation of this comment from Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Sun-Times: “It’s getting cold outside and it’s been a long time since the Bears played a game, but the … Continue reading

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Gabe Carimi Is Not Quite Back Up to Snuff and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes a scout on offensive tackle Gabe Carimi for the Bears Extra section: “He just doesn’t look strong enough. Maybe part of that is the injury. He plays like he’s a 34-year-old.” I … Continue reading

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It Appears that Bears-Cowboys Will Be “Who Can Run on Who” and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Timessays that you might be surprised at the Bears record under Lovie Smith on Monday Night Football. Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune says that Devin Hester is lobbying for more touches. Receivers coach … Continue reading

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The Qualities of Leadership and Other Points of View

Bears Despite the absence of running back Matt Forte I think you should expect the Bears to get off the bus running this week. The Rams apparently would agree. Jim Thomas at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes linebacker James Laurinaitis: … Continue reading

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