Category Archives: Chicago Bears

Game Comments: Lions at Bears 12/21/14

Offense I wasn’t very happy with the body language I saw from Martellus Bennett early. I got the impression that he wasn’t too happy with the new offensive situation with Jimmy Clausen at quarterback. I don’t know if he figured … Continue reading

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The “Serial” Murder of Bears Season and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune thinks Monday’s debacle was finally the end for Bears head coach Marc Trestman. Its the first time all year the veteran reporter has said so and he’s probably the reporter in town whose … Continue reading

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Trestman to Exit on His Own Terms

Like David Haugh in my last post, Michael C. Wright at ESPN.com and I rarely see eye-to-eye. But I think he was spot on as he compares Marc Trestman‘s decision to bench Jay Cutler with a similar decision made by former … Continue reading

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Cutler’s Benching a Question of Trust

David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune and I rarely agree on anything. But I thought this little bit from his column Friday morning after Jay Cutler‘s press conference following his benching was insightful: “Cutler again flashed the charisma of a … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Saints at Bears 12/15/14

Offense The Bears came out seemingly determined to run the ball. This time both in word and in deed. Three of the first five plays were runs. The sixth play was a nice play action. Cutler was really inaccurate to … Continue reading

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A Message of Hope. Kind of. And Other Points of View.

Bears David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune after last Thursday night’s loss: “Yet Thursday’s low point for the Bears wasn’t Tony Romo escaping an unblocked Willie Young to hit [Cole] Beasley for the Cowboys’ third touchdown or defensive end Anthony Spencer … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Cowboys at Bears 12/4/14

Defense The Bears came out in their standard 4-3 in a zone. They were bringing a fifth man up on the line of scrimmage. There might have been a little more single coverage but the game plan looked like a … Continue reading

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On the End for Lance Briggs and Other Points of View

Bears Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com grades the Bears effort against the Lions: “There are a number of things that jump off the tape of the Bears’ 34-17 loss to the Lions on Thanksgiving Day. “But no matter how many times … Continue reading

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Has the Newspaper Industry Really Come to This? And Other Points of View

Bears With all of the handwringing over the way the Bears lost to the Lions, at least one significant issue escaped most Bears fans in the immediate aftermath. From Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times: “Kyle Long did a nice … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Lions 11/27/14

Defense The Bears started well with plenty of penetration into the backfield and good pressure on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Will Sutton looked good in particular. Matthew Stafford looked very uncomfortable in the pocket when ever the Bears managed to … Continue reading

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