Category Archives: San Francisco 49ers

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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Do the “Peyton Dance” and Other News

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune answers more questions: “If the Bears win the Super Bowl, would that help bring them a new stadium to Chicago? Not only is Soldier Field the smallest stadium in the league, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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The Bears “Best Player” and Other News

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times makes a sensible argument against rushing to extend Lovie Smith‘s contract: “Word around the league is that the Bears aren’t in a hurry to spend more money on Smith. In fact, they may … Continue reading

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Singletary Firing an Indication that Offseason Could Be Interesting After All

San Francisco 49ers head coach and former Bear great Mike Singletary has been fired last night as head coach after a disappointing loss to the St. Louis Rams.  The game cost the 49ers a spot in the playoffs.  Singletary took … Continue reading

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