Category Archives: Baltimore Ravens

Forte Deal Was Best for Everybody

My first thought when I heard via Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times that running back Matt Forte got a long-term deal done with the Bears was that it was well deserved and couldn’t have been given to a better … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: NFL Draft First Round

Did the Vikings play the Browns?  Hard to tell. Tampa Bay may have been threatening to move into the pick.  Trent Richardson was considered to be the best prospect in the draft by some analysts. Why so many trades?  It’s … Continue reading

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Some Phil Emery Guess Work and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune describes the kind of player the Bears need from this draft and one reason why new GM Phil Emery might be able to deliver him: “But it is a young defender who can … 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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Will the Bears Players Organize Offseason Workouts? And Other Points of View.

Bears Nolan Nawrocki at Pro Football Weekly gives his comments on the Bears selection of Stephen Paea in the second round: “The Bears cut DT Tommie Harris this offseason and needed to find a three-technique tackle to replace him. They … Continue reading

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Jerry Angelo Needs to Be the “Manager”

The Peter Principle states that “in a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence”, meaning that employees tend to be promoted until they reach a position at which they cannot work competently. The problem with climbing … Continue reading

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The Significance of “Scheme Versatility” and Other Points of View

Bears ESPN‘s Mel Kiper rates the Bears draft: “Top needs: OL, DT, CB, OLB “Summary: The top needs I saw for the Bears were on the offensive line and along the defensive interior, where they’ve had some recent attrition. [Gabe] Carimi … Continue reading

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Lovie Smith “Favorites” and Other Points of View

Bears Matt Maicco at CSNBayArea.com has researched the last five drafts and ranked the NFL teams in order.  Not surprisingly the Packers were the best and the worst was the Buffalo Bills.  The Bears were middle of the pack at … Continue reading

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Many Prospects Connected to Bears “Overrated” and Other Points of View

Bears For those keeping track the Bears have either worked out or are scheduled to work out Chris Conte (safety, California, via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune), Willie Smith (offensive line, East Carolina, via Biggs), Steven Friday (defensive end, Virginia … Continue reading

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