Category Archives: Philadelphia Eagles

A Dash of Optimism and Other Points of View

Bears Its a funny world. I spent most of the offseason trying to talk the Bears down while the rest of Bears fandom was sky high over thier prospects this season. Now that they lost in embarrassing fashion in front … Continue reading

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The Bears Are in a Good Position Heading into the Packer Game and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times points out that Aaron Rogers hasn’t been as successful against the Bears defense as other NFC North teams: “Rodgers’ rating against the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings is over 115. Against the Bears, … Continue reading

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Preseason Games Are about “Toughness of Mind” and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli on the value of tonight’s preseason opener: “’I love practice, but you look at this to get all the things you’re teaching and to see if the habits … Continue reading

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What Staley Should Have Been and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune asked 5 personnel men to evaluate the NFC North by position.  The Packers were voted to have the best head coach in Mike McCarthy.  But the scouts had some interesting things to say … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: NFL Draft First Round

Did the Vikings play the Browns?  Hard to tell. Tampa Bay may have been threatening to move into the pick.  Trent Richardson was considered to be the best prospect in the draft by some analysts. Why so many trades?  It’s … Continue reading

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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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Angelo’s Relationship with Ownership May Have Led to His Demise and Other Points of View

Bears John Mullin at CSNChicago.com suggests that there may be an in-house candidate for that passing game coordinator job: “An intriguing figure here is Bears receivers coach Darryl Drake.” “[Drake] has a good relationship with [Mike] Tice, shares a smash-mouth philosophy that … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line on the Bears Problems and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune when asked if a veteran quarterback could have prevented Marion Barber‘s mistakes against the Chiefs and Broncos: “It is possible a veteran quarterback might have been able to prevent Barber from committing his … Continue reading

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Blaming the Play Caller Is the Easy Way Out and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune give his perspective on the state of Caleb Hanie by drawing this interesting comparison: You can count on Lovie Smith to say one thing at the start of the preseason and the regular season: A team usually … 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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