Category Archives: Atlanta Falcons

Not a Good Sign and Other Points of View

Bears I’ll be attending the game Sunday so whatever Game Comments there will be, if any will be brief. Sorry. Its tough to take notes under those circumstances. Maybe some day someone will give me credentials for the press box. … Continue reading

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Something for Everyone and Other Points of View

Bears Amongst the less than stellar performances for the Bears on Sunday against the Falcons, that of right tackle Jordan Mills stood out. Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune elaborates: “The starting right tackle committed a false start before the … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Falcons 10/12/14

Offense The Bears have had a lot of trouble with zone defenses, especially the cover two. But to my great surprise the Falcons came out in man defense. They were only playing zone on third down. Personally I thought it … 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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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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