Category Archives: Atlanta Falcons

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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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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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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Time to Retire the Nickname “Matty Ice” and Other Points of View

Bears And the hype continues via Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times compares this game to other big games in Chicago: “The only way the Bears (12-5) against the Packers (12-6) for the NFC championship and a berth in the … Continue reading

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Fans About to Find Out Who the Bears Really Are

Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com writes about the difference between the Atlanta Falcons and the Green Bay Packers after yesterday’s domination: “Widely regarded as the best young quarterback in the game, the man known as Matty Ice [Matt Ryan] goes liquid-nitrogen … Continue reading

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Finally Someone Breaks Down the Patriots-Jets Matchup ON THE FIELD and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun Times quotes Brian Urlacher on the value of experience as their first playoff game approaches: “We don’t ever get too rattled.  Plus, our coaching staff has been around for a while. There are … Continue reading

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Why the Bears Missed Briggs Against Seattle and Other Points of View

Bears The Chicago Tribune‘s Brad Biggs gives insight into some offensive line technique via coach Mike Tice: “Really, just looking at the footwork of Chris [Williams], there were a couple of times (against the Seahawks) where he spread his feet … Continue reading

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NFC Playoffs Will Be All About the Matchups

Analysts Kurt Warner and Trent Green agree that the Bears will want the Saints coming into Soldier Field rather than the Eagles (via Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times). “’With how well [the Bears] defense is playing, the Saints coming … Continue reading

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