Category Archives: Indianapolis Colts

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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Quick Comments: Bears Vs Colts

Offense The Colts came out and eventually played pretty standard 3-4 defense. There were some blitzes but nothing really fancy. They did occasionally try to challenge the Bears with tight coverage, especially early. But they were living dangerously and they … Continue reading

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What Will You Score on “The Test”? And Other Point of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times administers the test. I’m a 20. Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune expresses my own feelings on the defensive starters in the third preseason game: Any time the Bears want to rush the … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow’s Favorite Target and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Shea McClellin is getting first team reps with the nickel defense. The nickel defense is on the field almost half the time. Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune goes on to … Continue reading

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The Bears Could Afford to Be a Little Less Bland in the Preseason and Other Points of View

Bears Here’s a good point made by cornerback Charles Tillman here. Via the Chicago Tribune:   “On what he will take away from playing a couple of series in this game“‘My wind, tackling. Tackling is always a big deal the … Continue reading

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Cutler’s Success Will Be Determined by His Receivers More than Ever and Other Points of View

Bears Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com thinks the Bears offense might look a lot like the Viking’s offense a decade ago.  He makes and interesting point: “While all of this may be good news for the fantasy football crowd, the reality is that, under [Bears … Continue reading

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