Category Archives: Carolina Panthers

Draft Strategy Around the League and Other Points of View

Bears Pat Kirwan at NFL.com doesn’t think the Bears are going to be filling their needs along the line of scrimmage in the first two rounds of the NFL draft.  He has them picking Texas cornerback Aaron Williams in the first … Continue reading

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Jay Cutler Is a Twinkie and Other Points of View

Bears Andy Benoit at The New York Times tells us what the film revealed about the 2010 Bears.  Here’s an excerpt: “Something positive “DT Tommie Harris looked creaky at times and was asked to handle only about 15 snaps a … Continue reading

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Replay Still Needs Reform and Other Points of View

Bears Sam Farmer, reporting for the Tribune, says that the league’s competition committee will recommend several rules changes.  The biggest is a move of kickoffs from the 30 yard line to the 35 and moving touchbacks from the 20 yard line to … Continue reading

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Angry Birds NFL Style and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times tracks 25 mock drafts to see who they have the Bears picking.  It seems clear that a lineman of some type would be the ideal.  He quotes ESPN‘s Mel Kiper on why the Bears … Continue reading

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Would an Assistant Coaches Union Have Helped Tice? And Other Points of View

Bears Vaughn McClure at the Chicago Tribune reports that top receiver prospect A.J. Green was in town.  Unfortunately it was for an NFL Films feature and not to visit the Bears.  They could only wish they had a pick high … Continue reading

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Offseason Brings Plenty of Off Field Player Troubles, Even More to Follow and Other Point of View

Bears Dan McGrath, writing for The New York Times, says that Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is fortunate that Chicago fans tend to be so forgiving. Pro Football Weekly points out that former Bear tight end John Gilmore is about to … Continue reading

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Ron Rivera Welcomed as a Bear, Will Always be a Bear and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Bears won’t use the franchise tag.  Not a big surprise, first because Angelo is known not to like ot use it and second because none of the Bears free agents … Continue reading

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Marshall Faulk Doesn’t Think Much of the Bears Receivers and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes the Bears’ latest Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Dent, on why his sack numbers weren’t even better: “On spending the bulk of his career in the NFC Central: ‘Playing in the NFC … Continue reading

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Player Says Seventy Percent Are in the Game Only for the Money and Other Points of View

Bears Eric Washington has left the Bears to become the defensive line coach for the Carolina Panthers.  He held the same position with the Bears but I’m sure everyone knows that, title aside, Rod Marinelli really hods that position here. … Continue reading

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Big Game Causes Stripper Shortage and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune reviews his four most pressing needs for the Bears.  He emphasizes the largely under appreciated need for a good hard look at back up quarterback. Bryan Dietzler at the Bleacher Report runs thorough … Continue reading

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