Category Archives: Chicago Bears

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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On the Value of Free Agents and Other Points of View

Bears Rick Telander and Jim Morrissey at the Chicago Sun-Times breakdown the Bears “victory” over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday. I had to laugh when Morrissey called the first half “unwatchable” because he literally read my mind. I couldn’t stop … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Buccaneers at Bears 11/23/14

Offense The Bears started in their usual fashion failing to give the ball to Matt Forte on a run play. A false start by Brandon Marshall and a drop from Marquess Wilson helped force a three and out. It was … Continue reading

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Bears Matchup Poorly Against the Bucs and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune asks the question of the week in regards to Sunday’s Vikings game: “[Bears quarterback Jay] Cutler admitted the Bears knew to challenge [5’10” Josh] Robinson more than fellow Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who … Continue reading

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