Category Archives: Baltimore Ravens

Mike Singletary Gets HIs Due and Other Points of View

Bears NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock tells Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune some truth: “‘Football players win football games,’ Mayock said. ‘If you’re in the first round … and you’ve got a guard that is rated as the 11th-best … 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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There’s Something to Be Said for Consistency And Other Points of View

Bears Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune quotes Cutler on the play calling during the two minute drill at the end of the first half. The rather efficient drive resulted in a touchdown: “‘We go back and forth. If we’re … Continue reading

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Can I Hear an Amen? And Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reviews comments from some of the Packers that have angered Brandon Marshall: “What did [Charles] Woodson and [Tramon] Williams say that riled Marshall? Woodson tweaked Jay Cutler in a post-game interview, telling ESPN’s … 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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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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Some Perspective on “The Replacements” and Other Points of View

Bears Cole Schultz at Pro Football Focus points out something I’ve also noticed: “The offensive line may be the common scapegoat in Chicago, but the interior only gave up one quarterback disruption (108 pass blocking snaps), compared with the three … Continue reading

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The Qualities of Leadership and Other Points of View

Bears Despite the absence of running back Matt Forte I think you should expect the Bears to get off the bus running this week. The Rams apparently would agree. Jim Thomas at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes linebacker James Laurinaitis: … Continue reading

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