Category Archives: Chicago Bears

A Matter of (the Wrong?) Opinion

Sam Monson at profootballfocus.com reviews what he thought were the biggest reaches in the draft. I think this one might surprise most Bears fans: “Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State #39 Overall to Chicago. “Goldman is the classic example of a … Continue reading

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NFC North Starters and Other Points of View

Bears Blair Sheade at the Chicago Sun-Times relays Kevin White potential rookie of the year talk. Nothing like managing expectations. Jeff Dickerson at ESPN asks new special teams coordinator Jeff Rogers if he likes any of the players you inherited … Continue reading

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Some Truth in Those Damned Lies

As many long time readers of this blog know, I’m a firm believer in the well known Benjamin Disraeli proverb that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. But having said that, it can be interesting … Continue reading

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No Holes but the Soil Is Pretty Loose

Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com answers your questions: “From @chwtom: What do you see as the biggest remaining holes on the team? Any options to fill those? “There is no proven depth behind Matt Forte or Martellus Bennett and I don’t … Continue reading

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What to Do with the Middle of the Bears Offensive Line?

Jeff Dickerson at ESPN is reviewing the Bears position-by-position. He starts with the offensive line where he highlights the guard position: “Two-time Pro Bowl right guard Kyle Long and left tackle Jermon Bushrod should return to their customary spots in … Continue reading

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The Unusual Nature of the Usual Situation at the Bears Running Back Position

With the NFL calming down before the start of mandatory mini-camps and then training camp, news has been in short supply. Many outlets are settling down to get an overview issues facing their teams. In that respect, John Mullin at … Continue reading

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More Addition By Subtraction May Be on the Way

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Will Martellus Bennett still be on the trading block after camp begins? — @huskies714” “The problem with trading Bennett right now is it would really thin out the depth chart at … Continue reading

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Bears Rebuilding Defense for the Long Haul

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Too many years ago the Bears professed to coach to the strengths of the players. They also pretended they could improve upon weaknesses and, where they could not improve the players’ … Continue reading

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune relays the text of offensive coordinator Adam Gase‘s responses to questions at the coaches’ press conference yesterday: “On if he has a sense of how he can help Cutler, particularly when it comes to … Continue reading

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Positions Along the Defensive Line are In Flux After the Draft

John Mullin at csnchicago.com describes the changes along the defensive line that will accompany the arrival of new nose tackle Eddie Goldman: “[Jeremiah] Ratliff, who did not attend last week’s voluntary minicamp sessions, is not expected to wind up at … Continue reading

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