Category Archives: Cleveland Browns

Will the Bears Show More Zone Blitz with New Defensive End McClellin? And Other Points of View.

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times on newly drafted tight end Evan Rodriguez: “‘Has he been charged with anything?’ “It’s rarely a good sign when the first question for the general manager after announcing a draft pick is about … Continue reading

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A Little Knee Bending for Bears Offensive Line? And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs, writing for The National Football Post, on the Bears most recent acquisition: “Devin Thomas has never taken off as a wide receiver in the NFL. “What are the odds he will with the Chicago Bears? That’s hard … Continue reading

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Charles Barkley Begs for Sanity and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks the Bears need something “to get their attention” to get them out of their funk.  I’m not sure what that it, exactly, and I don’t think he is either. The Bears believe they have just … 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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The Significance of “Scheme Versatility” and Other Points of View

Bears ESPN‘s Mel Kiper rates the Bears draft: “Top needs: OL, DT, CB, OLB “Summary: The top needs I saw for the Bears were on the offensive line and along the defensive interior, where they’ve had some recent attrition. [Gabe] Carimi … 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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Brett Favre Is Ready to Let the Packers Beg Him to Come Back and Other Points of View

Bears I don’t know if I should respect this or be worried by it. Tom Skilling‘s game day forecast: Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers via the Chicago Tribune: “Of course Dom does a great … Continue reading

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What Coaches Should Really Say and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times writes about the improvement in the offensive line.  Respected veteran Olin Kreutz‘s opinion caries a lot of weight: “‘You know what we have? We have the best offensive line coach in the league, … Continue reading

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Do Defensive Coordinators Make Better Head Coaches?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune had this nugget today: “Former Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera has been mentioned as an early candidate to replace John Fox in Carolina. One league insider said it was the preference of owner Jerry … Continue reading

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