Category Archives: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Phil Emery Is a Hipster and Other Points of View

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his wife Kristin Cavallari only allow their kid to where “organic” clothes.  Via monstersandcritics.com. Hipster Phil Emery shuns the conformist NFL.  From Dan Berstein at CBSChicago.com. Bill Belichick and Greg Schiano are bringing their staffs together to discuss “coaching topics”. … Continue reading

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Facing Financial Reality

Teams seem more bound and determined than ever to eliminate dead money from their cap situations. In an interesting twist, consider the new contract that Darrelle Revis agreed toas a result of his trade from the Jets to the Buccaneers over the weekend. … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … 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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The Danger of Jumping to Conclusions and Other Points of View

Bears Former Bears safety Doug Plank comments on the audio of a Gregg Williams pregame speech where he talked about targeting players for injury.  Via Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune: “’I can understand how that is pretty chilling to … 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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Lovie Smith Apparently Thinks We’re Morons. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears hired Jeremy Bates last week as the quarterbacks coach.  Matt Bowen at the Chicago Tribune thinks that just having a guy he is comfortable with in the locker room as his position coach could make a big … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Buccaneers

Offense Tampa Bay looked alert for the screen for most of the game. Good scouting there as that seems to be the primary mechanism the Bears use to slow the rush. Matt Forte looked great.  He ran with patience and … Continue reading

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Saying It All About the Draft and Other Points of View

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times says that the Bears are lowballing special teams coordinator Dave Toub.  Word is that Toub turned down a contract extension.  I agree with Mulligan in that this sounds like a pretty stupid move … Continue reading

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Mike Singletary Will Be a Better Head Coach Next Time Around. And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks a lot better of GM Jerry Angelo’s drafts than I do.  He makes some good points in Angelo’s defense: “Among the 12 playoff teams from the 2010 season, the Bears are seventh … Continue reading

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