Category Archives: Philadelphia Eagles

Of Jared Allen, Willie Young and the “Big Nickel”

Michael C. Wright at ESPN answers your questions: @mikecwright #Bearsmailbag with the Bears changing to a 3-4 D, whats the deal with Jared Allen, Willie Young and Lamar Houston? Thanks. — FabianD (@FabianD_inAZ_54) March 19, 2015 “@mikecwright: Thanks for the … Continue reading

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The Bears Reasonable Approach to Free Agency and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives the details of the Bears first three free agent signings of 2015. The interested observer will note that each of these contracts is about as front-loaded as you could make them. None … Continue reading

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Being of Two Minds and Other Points of View

Bears David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune petty much sums up why Brandon Marshall isn’t a Bear: “The Bears questioned where Marshall’s focus was, or he never would have been dealt. According to [Bears head coach John] Fox‘s football glossary, … Continue reading

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Points of View, April 25, 2013

Though I’ve pledged to make my posts shorter and to the point in a minor reboot of the site, I still want to highlight these short points that don’t deserve extensive comment here and there.  Don’t worry, they won’t be … 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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All Gabe Carimi Needs is Time and Other Points of View

Bears Peyton Manning on current Denver offensive coordinator and Bears head coaching candidate Mike McCoy. From Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times: “‘He’s ready. He’s paid his dues,’ Manning told Tom Kensler of the Denver Post. ‘Mike’s a good leader. … Continue reading

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Now That’s How a Press Conference is Supposed to Be Handled and Other Points of View

Bears Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune sums up the case against Bears head coach Lovie Smith: “How much more does Phil Emery need to see? “On Sunday, the Bears general manager saw a miserable Bears offense, a problem that … Continue reading

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Fumbling the Snap And Other Points of View

Bears From Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune, Devin Hester did his best not to point the finger after the game Sunday when it came to who was to blame for the interception to him from quarterback Jay Cutler. Wide … 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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A Final Word on the Tragedy in Kansas City and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune believes that Lovie Smith made the right call by going for it on fourth and inches in the first quarter Sunday because an NFL team should be able to gain half a yard … Continue reading

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