Category Archives: Chicago Bears

A Scary Choice and Other Points of View

Bears According to Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune cornerback Tim Jennings had minor arthroscopic surgery on his knee. He’s expected to be fine for the beginning of the Bears offseason workout program April 6. But then there’s this: “Jennings … Continue reading

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The Bears Will Have the Opportunity to Draft Their Quarterback. If They Want Him.

One of the most consistent reasons I’ve heard for not dumping quarterback Jay Cutler is that neither of the two top prospects in the draft will be there when the Bears pick in the first round. Greg Gabriel at the National Football … Continue reading

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Why Bears Fans Should Be Thankful. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions. Included is the annual call for running back Matt Forte to be traded: “I don’t know how much the Bears could get in return for Forte when you consider he’s … Continue reading

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Bears Biggest Need? It Says Linebacker Here. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears have re-signed cornerback Al Louis-Jean to a two year contract according to Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune. Louis-Jean will be one of the more interesting players to keep an eye on. He’s got all the tools … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Lessons and Other Points of View

Bears Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher once again fails to convince me that his contentious exit from the Bears had to do with anything other than his own pride. Via Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune Jared Allen thinks quarterback … Continue reading

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Updated: Typical Cutler. And Other Points of View.

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune interviews former Bears consultant Ernie Accorsi. “Then, the two coordinators, I was thrilled when I saw that we got those two guys. That’s really the beginnings of a great staff, right there.” That … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reports this nugget: “[New Bears head coach John] Fox asserted Monday that one of his biggest attractions to the Bears job was to work for a storied franchise in a city that oozes … Continue reading

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Fox Clashing Too Much with Management-Types? Well, You Can Hardly Blame Him for This One…

Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times recalls covering the Raiders in 1996. New Bears head coach John Fox quit as the defensive coordinator late in the exhibition season after an apparent dispute with owner Al Davis. This one should make … Continue reading

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Jay Cutler Gone or Less Relevant? Either Way the Bears Are Better.

I couldn’t agree more with what John Mullin at csnchicago.com writes here: “The Seattle Seahawks are going to a second consecutive Super Bowl with a quarterback they didn’t need. The New England Patriots are going to their sixth with one … Continue reading

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Why Could the Bears Be Winners as Soon as 2015 And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes former Panthers defensive tackle Brentson Buckner on what new Bears head coach John Fox said in his first team meeting after taking over the 1-15 team: “‘He said, ‘You were 1-15 and … Continue reading

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