Category Archives: Chicago Bears

No, They’re Not Kidding. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears re-signed Dante Rosario. Rosario’s value is really on special teams and the Bears probably still need to find a tight end who can block the run. From Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune. Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com … Continue reading

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Quarterback? Maybe Not Mariota but Definitely Somebody.

Former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah, now writing for nfl.com, created quite a stir nationally when he predicted that the Bears would take Marcus Mariota with the seventh pick in his latest mock draft: “The Bears have a new general manager … Continue reading

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Of Jared Allen, Willie Young and the “Big Nickel”

Michael C. Wright at ESPN answers your questions: @mikecwright #Bearsmailbag with the Bears changing to a 3-4 D, whats the deal with Jared Allen, Willie Young and Lamar Houston? Thanks. — FabianD (@FabianD_inAZ_54) March 19, 2015 “@mikecwright: Thanks for the … Continue reading

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This Is What Getting Better Might Look Like

The Chicago Sun-Times NFL football writers formulated their first set of mock drafts today. None of the picks is ridiculous but I obviously have my favorite: Patrick Finley – Kevin White Mark Potash – Amari Cooper Adam L. Jahns – … Continue reading

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Best Available Aside, Give Me Defensive Line

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune thinks the Bears needs match up well with the strengths of the draft. Yeah, well that’s bound to happen when you need virtually everything on defense. Biggs thinks they should draft a pass rusher: … Continue reading

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That Thing That New Head Coaches Bring

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com answers your questions (again): @DanHanzus Which team will have the largest positive difference between 2014 wins and 2015 wins? Largest negative difference? #ATNMailbag — Jack (@johnwalter_) March 16, 2015 “I’m making the Jets (4-12 in ’14) … Continue reading

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Not Thorwing Stones at Glass Houses. Much.

Judy Battista at NFL.com scorches the Cowboys over their signing of [*cough*]alleged[*cough*] woman beater, Greg Hardy. Hardy [*cough*]allegedly[*cough*] got away with it because he [*cough*]allegedly[*cough*] “came to a financial settlement” with the victim and the case was dropped after she … Continue reading

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What Do the Bears Have Left to Do on the Defensive Line? It Still Depends on the Scheme.

Arthur Arkush at chicagofootball.com takes a look at the Bears remaining needs on defense. Here’s what he said about the defensive line: “The Bears apparently have big plans for Jeremiah Ratliff, one of two holdovers singled out by John Fox … Continue reading

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What Is the Future at Center?

Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com answers your questions: “From @ReynoldsM2112: Chance Bears cut [Roberto] Garza? “Not at the moment, because there are no other centers on the team. People continue to ignore the fact Brian de la Puente is still a free … Continue reading

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How to Know a Loser When You See One

Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com answers your questions: “From @abchildebrandt: Is it possible that Fox could be the ‘dad’ figure that gets Jay turned around? Or is all hope lost?” “Here’s the thing the Cutler haters constantly ignore. Among Ron Turner, … Continue reading

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