Category Archives: Houston Texans

On Avoiding the Ups and Downs and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune on QB Josh McCown: “Coaching, or perhaps a front office NFL job, could be in McCown’s future. In fact, the Bears gave him some feelers when they released him in training camp. But … Continue reading

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Everything Rides on the Effectiveness of Alshon Jeffery and Other Points of View And Other Points of View

Bears Quarterback Jason Campbell reminds Bear fans of something fairly important. Via Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune: “It’s not like we were playing against the 31st-ranked defense or anything. It’s a tremendous football team on that side.” True that. … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Texans at Bears

Defense Houston came out showing run to draw an eighth guy into the box to weaken the coverage, then was passing. Matt Schaub came out throwing high but seemed to settle down. Major Wright looked like he came to play … Continue reading

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Fundamentals Are the Key and Other Points of View And Other Points of View

Bears Chase Stuart at The New York Times thinks history indicates that this will be a Bears team that once again comes up short: “For Chicago, 2012 feels a lot like 2001 or 2005 or 2006 or 2010, only more … Continue reading

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Gabe Carimi Is Not Quite Back Up to Snuff and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes a scout on offensive tackle Gabe Carimi for the Bears Extra section: “He just doesn’t look strong enough. Maybe part of that is the injury. He plays like he’s a 34-year-old.” I … 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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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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Release of Chris Harris As a Personal Matter and Other Points of View

Bears Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune comments upon the Bears safety situation: “Letting [Chris] Harris go, Lovie Smith and the coaching staff put a lot of faith in a pair of unproven players. [Major] Wright, a third-round draft pick in 2010, has started four career … Continue reading

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Cuts Have Arrived and Gone but Roster Shaping Not Over Yet. And Other Point of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reports on the cuts over the weekend.  There weren’t any real surprises but one name did stand out:  Andy Fantuz.  Fantuz came from the CFL with a little bit of hype as the … Continue reading

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