Category Archives: Chicago Bears

Being Tougher Than Tough and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes linebackers coach Reggie Herring on Jon Bostic: “Right now, his ability to play any position and be effective — to me, he’s more valuable than any guy I got. He’s the only … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Points of View | Leave a comment

The Things That Make Us Tick and Other Points of View

Bears Bears running backs coach Skip Pete on Matt Forte. Via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune: “‘The guy has an unbelievable feel for the game. And once he’s seen something, he doesn’t forget it. So early in a game, … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

The Underdog Hype Machine Revs Up and Other Points of View

Bears John Mullin at CSNChicago.com points out an interesting fact I hadn’t read anywhere else: “The Bears also introduced a second practice to run simultaneously with the regular one, so that twice the number of players are getting live action … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, Points of View | Leave a comment

Wishing for More Honor Among Men and Other Points of View

Bears Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com never makes half-hearted statements: “Fans and some media who keep suggesting if the defense can just be a little better, maybe just average, that it makes the Bears a contender are nuts. “Average defenses don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Points of View | Leave a comment

Two Sides of the Same Coin and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune follows my own thoughts on the back up quarterback competition: “The battle figures to be between [Jordan] Palmer and [Jimmy] Clausen, with performances in exhibition games weighing significantly. Palmer remains in the lead … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

Just “Skip” “Bayless” and Other Points of View

Bears I’ve paid as little attention as possible to the Chris Kluwe situation because in all liklihood, neither side will turn out to be in the right. Kluwe sounds, and has always sounded, like he’s a little less than balanced … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

The Way to Answer a Simple Question and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune interviews Bears head coach Mark Trestman. Its pretty evident that Trestman is reticent about talking relationships with individual players. But ask him about team building and you get a soliloquy. I thought this … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

The Competition at Tight End and Other Points of View

Bears Terry (*cough*Tank*cough*) Johnson seems to have grown up quite a bit since he was a Bear.  From Darin Gantt at profootballtalk.com. Speaking of former Bears, Tommy Harris is set up to own a new FXFL team.  Via Mike Florio … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

Trestman Still Seeing the Game from the Offensive Side and Other Points of View

Bears Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times reports that defensive backs coach Jon Hoke shoulders some of the blame for Chris Conte’s poor performance last year: “Hoke said he should’ve done a better job coaching last year, when, he said, … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

Probably Should Have Just Made Brad Biggs a Co-Author and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “As I look at the Bears’ schedule, I see two tough games: San Francisco and New England. Do you see any others and do you think the Bears will win the division … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment