Category Archives: Miami Dolphins

The Horizontal Draft Approach and How Teams Don’t Pick the Best Available Player

Armando Salguero at the Miami Herald says that, though all general managers say they are taking the best available player, many are  actually drafting horizontally and not vertically: “Drafting horizontally basically means the Dolphins want to give themselves space to … Continue reading

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It’s Only Human And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune and I see things the same on J’Marcus Webb: “He actually has been OK at times but lapses into poor technique leads supporters to lose their patience. Based on how he played earlier … 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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New NFL Products Hit the Shelves Just in Time for the Christmas Shopping Season And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives his thoughts in retrospect on the demise of former general manager Jerry Angelo: “[Tribune columnist David] Haugh argued that Angelo was done in by the lousy performance of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie, … 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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The Bears Could Afford to Be a Little Less Bland in the Preseason and Other Points of View

Bears Here’s a good point made by cornerback Charles Tillman here. Via the Chicago Tribune:   “On what he will take away from playing a couple of series in this game“‘My wind, tackling. Tackling is always a big deal the … Continue reading

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All We have to Risk Is Disappointment and Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash provides an interesting comment for the Chicago Sun-Times on the always tenuous hold head coach Lovie Smith has on his job: “Measuring progress is subjective. If the McCaskeys like you, progress could be defined as winning the … Continue reading

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Forte Not Doing Himself Any Favors and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reports on the Bears acquisition of running back Michael Bush.  This was a good signing, I think.  You need two good running backs these days.  Bush has good size but moves well and … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Brandon Marshall Acquisition. And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times points out some of the many positives about the Bears trade of two third round draft picks for wide receiver Brandon Marshall: “The Bears were linked to Vincent Jackson, a two-time Pro Bowl … 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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