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A Guess at the Final Cuts

With the final preseason game upon us, I thought it might be interesting to take a look and see if I could come up with a list of 22 final cuts to get the roster down to 53. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Cutting the Defense Some Slack and Other Points of View

Bears Defensive end Willie Young explains the catch 22 when it comes to generating a disciplined pass rush to keep a quarterback like Russell Wilson in the pocket while generating sufficient pressure. Via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune: “‘It’s … Continue reading

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Overcoming Injuries Is a Major Factor and Other Points of View

Bears Probably a lot of people were surprised at some of the cuts from Saturday thinking that players like Adrian Wilson and Nate Collins would stick until the final round. But the Bears were doing these guys a favor by … Continue reading

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Some Teams Are Just Better and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune nails perhaps the biggest problem with the defense Friday night right on the head: “On the Seahawks’ final touchdown of the first half Friday night, quarterback Russell Wilson might as well have been … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Bears at Seahawks 8/22/14

I thought I saw some good penetration from the defensive line. They just weren’t getting the results they needed from it. Russell Wilson had a lot to do with that. The key is a disciplined pass rush that traps him … Continue reading

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We’ll Forget It If You Let Us and Other Points of View

Bears I wasn’t the only one who raised his eyebrows when the Bears cut wide receiver Eric Weems on Saturday. Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune reports: “His release comes as a bit of a surprise because he played on … Continue reading

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Who Will Be the Core?

The Tribune writers put their heads together to assess the state of the Bears roster and review the state of each position. Since the eight core special teamers who are going to play on each unit are going to be … Continue reading

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Concern About the Running Game and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes Bears head coach Marc Trestman: “‘We’ve got to work on our running game,’ Trestman said a day after [Matt] Forte lost two yards on four carries against the Jaguars. ‘We’re not concerned … Continue reading

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How to Make a Molehill into a Mountain and Other Points of View

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune comments on the offensive production in Thursday’s preseason game: “How the offensive production correlated to line play Thursday supports the argument that the line’s collective health last season was perhaps the most under-appreciated … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Jaguars at Bears 8/14/14

Defense The linebackers, including Shea McClellin, played better to my eye. They were more agressive than last week and played down hill to attack the line of scrimmage. Danny McCray had some good open field tackles. That’s a good sign … Continue reading

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