Category Archives: Miami Dolphins

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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Some Grim Thoughts on Mike Tice and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune on new Bears general manager Phil Emery: “The question now is where Emery, who worked under Angelo, will differ and be an improvement over his predecessor. “’Phil is going to have his own … Continue reading

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Do the Bears Regret Trading Greg Olsen? And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks it might be best for the Bears if offensive coordinator Mike Tice didn’t get the Raiders head coaching job: “Despite what he said immediately after the season, Smith probably wouldn’t be too … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line on the Bears Problems and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune when asked if a veteran quarterback could have prevented Marion Barber‘s mistakes against the Chiefs and Broncos: “It is possible a veteran quarterback might have been able to prevent Barber from committing his … Continue reading

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The Exact Moment Jay Cutler Was Injured and Other Points of View

Bears The Bears exepct the Raiders to do a great deal of blitzing against the inexperienced Caleb Hanie. According to Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times, they’re pretty good at it: “The Oakland Raiders’ defense doesn’t distinguish itself in many … 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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