Category Archives: Indianapolis Colts

Giving Thanks for Bears Ownership. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reviews the playing time of all of the NFL players.  Here are some of relevant points he extracts: 1)  Five of Dave Toub’s eight top special teams tacklers are free agents.  It could … Continue reading

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Lovie Smith Apparently Thinks We’re Morons. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears hired Jeremy Bates last week as the quarterbacks coach.  Matt Bowen at the Chicago Tribune thinks that just having a guy he is comfortable with in the locker room as his position coach could make a big … Continue reading

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The Exact Moment Jay Cutler Was Injured and Other Points of View

Bears The Bears exepct the Raiders to do a great deal of blitzing against the inexperienced Caleb Hanie. According to Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times, they’re pretty good at it: “The Oakland Raiders’ defense doesn’t distinguish itself in many … Continue reading

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Jay Cutler (Finally) Gets Comfortable and Other Points of View

Bears Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune writes this fluff piece on quarterback Jay Cutler.  This comment from defensive back D.J. Moore about Cutler’s improved off field attitude was interesting: “It makes people like you more,” he said. “When people … Continue reading

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Lance Briggs Continues to Act As If He Has a Choice And Other Points of View

Bears Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune quotes Bears linebacker Lance Briggs, who wants his contract renegotiated: “On the business side, if the organization and management says that they’re not willing to talk about my deal or willing to deal … Continue reading

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Cuts Have Arrived and Gone but Roster Shaping Not Over Yet. And Other Point of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reports on the cuts over the weekend.  There weren’t any real surprises but one name did stand out:  Andy Fantuz.  Fantuz came from the CFL with a little bit of hype as the … Continue reading

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Alex Brown Is Not a Chicago Kind of Guy and Other Points of View

Bears Though its been mentioned, I don’t think enough has been said about just how well the offensive line did on Saturday night.  John Mullin at CSNChicago.com puts some perspective on it: “The grading out was perhaps even higher considering … Continue reading

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Duerson’s Brain a Cautionary Tale for Critics of New Rules and Other Points of View

Bears Offensive coordinator Mike Martz tells Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune that Jay Cutler, Caleb Hanie and fifth round pick Nathan Enderle will be probably the three Bear quarterbacks on the roster in 2011: “‘I am very comfortable with … Continue reading

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The Significance of “Scheme Versatility” and Other Points of View

Bears ESPN‘s Mel Kiper rates the Bears draft: “Top needs: OL, DT, CB, OLB “Summary: The top needs I saw for the Bears were on the offensive line and along the defensive interior, where they’ve had some recent attrition. [Gabe] Carimi … Continue reading

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Labor Problems Decreasing Interest in the Draft? And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune passes on comments Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall made last week in which he calls Bears quarterback Jay Cutler a “clown”. I don’t know what’s at the root of it but I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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