Category Archives: Atlanta Falcons

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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Life, the Universe and a Head Coaching Change and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times comments on new Bears head coach Marc Trestman (before the hire): “There are big-room coaches and little-room coaches, or at least that is how they are referred to in some NFL circles. Little-room … 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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The Bears Show that Good Defense Is Not that Complicated and Other Points of View

Bears I laughed out loud when I read Sean Jensen ‘s interpretation of this comment from Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Sun-Times: “It’s getting cold outside and it’s been a long time since the Bears played a game, but the … 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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The Emery-Smith “Marriage” May Result in More of the Same. And Other Points of View.

Bears Pro Football Focus rates the tackling done by the safeties in the NFL.  It’s a wash for the Bears.  Brandon Merriweather was near the bottom.  Craig Steltz was near the top. Pro Football Focus also gives their all-NFC North … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears Vs. Falcons, 9/11/11

Offense It definitely looked to me like the Falcons started the game selling out to the run. The Bears did a nice job of passing and loosening them up but I never did think that they used the play action … 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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Whatever the Reason, Nick Fairley Is Obviously Not Happy to Be a Lion and Other Points of View

Bears George McCaskey officially takes over as the Chaiman of the Board for the Bears. Fortunately he doesn’t see his role as an active one in the day-to-day football-related affairs. Via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune: “I don’t see … Continue reading

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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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