Category Archives: Indianapolis Colts

A Few Things to Watch For: Bears at Bengals

The Bears were feeling pretty good about themselves after Saturday’s exhibition win over the Colts. But after they reportedly came out on the short end in two days of practice leading up to the game, I’m inclined to think that … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Colts 8/22/15

The Bears looked pretty good in general through most of the first quarter but it was as much because of the sluggishness with which the Colts hit the field as it was because of the Bears’ play. Once the Colts … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Two: A Few Things to Concentrate On

Bears-Indianapolis Game Preview There are a number of competitions for starting spots still up in the air on defense and none is more intense than the one at starting safety opposite Antrel Rolle. Brock Vereen started against the Dolphins last … Continue reading

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Who Falls Off Farthest Without Their Quarterback?

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com answers your questions: @DanHanzus @AroundTheNFL In a universe where all teams get equally good QB play, who are the 12 playoff teams? #ATNMailbag — Mathias Wagner (@Mathias_Wagner) March 16, 2015 “I’ll look at it another way: … Continue reading

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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

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The Issue of the 2013 Run Defense

Nathan Jahnke breaks down the team needs for the teams in the NFC North for Pro Football Focus. As he does so, he exposes these alarming facts about the Bears new linebacking corps: “The problem is that [new strong side linebacker *James] Anderson has not … Continue reading

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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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There’s Something to Be Said for Consistency And Other Points of View

Bears Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune quotes Cutler on the play calling during the two minute drill at the end of the first half. The rather efficient drive resulted in a touchdown: “‘We go back and forth. If we’re … Continue reading

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Can I Hear an Amen? And Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reviews comments from some of the Packers that have angered Brandon Marshall: “What did [Charles] Woodson and [Tramon] Williams say that riled Marshall? Woodson tweaked Jay Cutler in a post-game interview, telling ESPN’s … Continue reading

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The Qualities of Leadership and Other Points of View

Bears Despite the absence of running back Matt Forte I think you should expect the Bears to get off the bus running this week. The Rams apparently would agree. Jim Thomas at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes linebacker James Laurinaitis: … Continue reading

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