Category Archives: San Francisco 49ers

Why Lions Fans Cry Like Babies and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune questions the optimism surrounding the Bears headed into this season: “Amid the optimism that is running wild for 2012, keep in mind the 7-3 mark through Week 11 wasn’t good enough for general … Continue reading

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Bears Shifts Philosophy Under Emery. And Other Points of View.

Bears David Haugh at ‘the Chicago Tribune summarizes everyone’s fears about Brandon Marshall with this quote: “Rasheedah Watley has known Brandon Marshall since he was 12 and laughed when I asked her Wednesday if the Bears can change Marshall in … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Brandon Marshall Acquisition. And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times points out some of the many positives about the Bears trade of two third round draft picks for wide receiver Brandon Marshall: “The Bears were linked to Vincent Jackson, a two-time Pro Bowl … Continue reading

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Some Grim Thoughts on Mike Tice and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune on new Bears general manager Phil Emery: “The question now is where Emery, who worked under Angelo, will differ and be an improvement over his predecessor. “’Phil is going to have his own … 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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Settle Down, Bear Fans. And Other Points of View

Bears Not much interesting in the Sun-Times today.  Or so I thought.  Walter Payton?  Ancient history.  Cam Newton?  Enough already.  Hellooooo strippers. Glad to see that Marion Barber will be back tomorrow.  He should look like a freight train to … Continue reading

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Whatever the Reason, Nick Fairley Is Obviously Not Happy to Be a Lion and Other Points of View

Bears George McCaskey officially takes over as the Chaiman of the Board for the Bears. Fortunately he doesn’t see his role as an active one in the day-to-day football-related affairs. Via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune: “I don’t see … Continue reading

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Andy Reid’s Run in Philadelphia May Be Nearing an End and Other Points of View

Bears I’m sure all will join me in expressing our sympathies to the McCaskey family upon the death of Tim, second son of Ed and Virginia.  He is in a better place. It seemed like every week I was talking … Continue reading

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Big Game Causes Stripper Shortage and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune reviews his four most pressing needs for the Bears.  He emphasizes the largely under appreciated need for a good hard look at back up quarterback. Bryan Dietzler at the Bleacher Report runs thorough … Continue reading

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Packers Rip Off Shareholders and Other News

Bears I actually laughed out loud when I read this comment from Dick Butkus.  Via Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times: “I don’t know why they keep bringing up me. This was 38 years ago that I played.” And I … Continue reading

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