Category Archives: Oakland Raiders

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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What the Pro Bowl Roster Tells Us and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune stresses that the reception gap between Brandon Marshall and the rest of the receivers isn’t good for the team. This passage might be a telling one: “The Bears sorely miss a presence in … Continue reading

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Fumbling the Snap And Other Points of View

Bears From Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune, Devin Hester did his best not to point the finger after the game Sunday when it came to who was to blame for the interception to him from quarterback Jay Cutler. Wide … Continue reading

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A Final Word on the Tragedy in Kansas City and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune believes that Lovie Smith made the right call by going for it on fourth and inches in the first quarter Sunday because an NFL team should be able to gain half a yard … Continue reading

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D.J. Moore is Grateful for that Vanderbilt Education He Received and Other Points of View

Bears The Chicago Tribune writers make their season predictions. The majority of the Super Bowl predictions makes this list darned depressing but you can always count on Steve Rosenbloom to liven things up. Apparently the Bears think the home crowd … Continue reading

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Building the Bears Roster from the Top Down and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes GM Phil Emery on the strengths of this years draft. “‘We looked at the draft and we do every year in our planning process,’ Emery said. ‘We come up with our own … Continue reading

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The Danger of Jumping to Conclusions and Other Points of View

Bears Former Bears safety Doug Plank comments on the audio of a Gregg Williams pregame speech where he talked about targeting players for injury.  Via Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune: “’I can understand how that is pretty chilling to … Continue reading

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A Little Knee Bending for Bears Offensive Line? And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs, writing for The National Football Post, on the Bears most recent acquisition: “Devin Thomas has never taken off as a wide receiver in the NFL. “What are the odds he will with the Chicago Bears? That’s hard … 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 Real Fight and Other Points of View

Bears It was a surprise to me when Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com included Lovie Smith in the “Possibly Fired” coaches category. Florio says he wouldn’t be but, to say the least, I’d be shocked. Dan Pompei at The National Football Post … Continue reading

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