Category Archives: Philadelphia Eagles

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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Lovie Smith: Doing More with Less. And Other Points of View

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Tribune credits defensive backs coach Jon Hoke for disguising coverages more with the Bears.  I’m not sure that this was so much Hoke’s doing as it is a general recognition by Lovie Smith and … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Eagles

Offense The Eagles started the game playing seven in the box.  The Bears came out running effectively against it.  To their credit, it didn’t take the Eagles long to start dropping the safety into the box to try to stop … Continue reading

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Lance Briggs Continues to Act As If He Has a Choice And Other Points of View

Bears Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune quotes Bears linebacker Lance Briggs, who wants his contract renegotiated: “On the business side, if the organization and management says that they’re not willing to talk about my deal or willing to deal … Continue reading

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