Category Archives: San Francisco 49ers

Road to Front Office Relationship Success Filled with Potholes

Michael David Smith at profootballtalk.com is surprisingly definitive after highlighting former 49er Jeff Garcia‘s comments on the current state of the team: “Garcia said the decision of [owner Jed] York and [general manager Trent] Baalke to fire Harbaugh reminds him … Continue reading

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Time Is a Quarterback’s Best Friend. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune interviews new Bears cornerback Alan Ball. Ball is a big defensive back at 6-2, 197 lb. You can’t have too many of them. Bears general manager Ryan Pace would seem to agree. Patrick … Continue reading

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Not the Only Thing. Thank Goodness. And Other Points of View.

Bears The signing of new outside linebacker/defensive lineman Pernell McPhee reminded me ominously of the Lamarr Houston. The description of the versatility of each was so similar it was chilling. But Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune put me more … Continue reading

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Why Could the Bears Be Winners as Soon as 2015 And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes former Panthers defensive tackle Brentson Buckner on what new Bears head coach John Fox said in his first team meeting after taking over the 1-15 team: “‘He said, ‘You were 1-15 and … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at 49ers 9/14/14

Offense Start on the ground. The 49ers played straight up seven in the box and stopped it. The 49ers keyed on Forte and just didn’t let him do much of anything. Bears had slightly more success in the short passing … Continue reading

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The Kansas City Chiefs Make a Special Announcement

The Sports Pickle “reports” that one team has made a progressive announcement: The Kansas City Chiefs bravely stepped forward today and announced they are gay, becoming the first team in major professional sports to come out as homosexual. I can’t … Continue reading

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Mike Singletary Gets HIs Due and Other Points of View

Bears NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock tells Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune some truth: “‘Football players win football games,’ Mayock said. ‘If you’re in the first round … and you’ve got a guard that is rated as the 11th-best … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and a Head Coaching Change and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times comments on new Bears head coach Marc Trestman (before the hire): “There are big-room coaches and little-room coaches, or at least that is how they are referred to in some NFL circles. Little-room … 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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