Category Archives: Pittsburgh Steelers

“The Drill with the Bell” and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune rightfully describes the Bears situation after the third exhibition game as abysmal. The most significant highlights: “This team is short on talent, and you didn’t need to watch the most significant of the … Continue reading

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Brief Impressions: 2015 NFL Draft

Did someone tell the ESPN crew that there was no smiling allowed on the set? I’ve never seen a more somber first round telecast in my life. There seems to be a belief around the league that second overall pick Marcus Mariota might … Continue reading

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When Is Due Diligence Called For and When Isn’t It?

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times profiles defensive tackle Danny Shelton: “[G]iven that the team will morph into 4-3 defense on nickel and dime situations, the Bears could be cautious drafting someone who could be limited to two downs.” “The … Continue reading

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Is Mike Wallace the Final Piece of the Vikings Puzzle?

Mark Craig at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune wonders whether the Vikings signing Mike Wallace was a good idea: “For a guy who scored 60 million bucks a couple of years ago, Mike Wallace sure sounds like he spends way too much … Continue reading

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On the Value of Free Agents and Other Points of View

Bears Rick Telander and Jim Morrissey at the Chicago Sun-Times breakdown the Bears “victory” over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday. I had to laugh when Morrissey called the first half “unwatchable” because he literally read my mind. I couldn’t stop … Continue reading

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Star Quarterbacks Are People, Too. And Other Points of View

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune notes, as I did earlier, that perhaps the most interesting roster decision the Bears are going to have to make is at linebacker. He’s the first person I’ve read who has suggested this, … Continue reading

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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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“It’s Not Scheme Issue” and Other Points of View

Bears Chicago Tribune columnists Steve Rosenbloom and Fred Mitchell and sports editor Mike Kellams “talk postgame” with former NFL safety Matt Bowen after the Bears’ loss to the 49ers with . I loved the comment that Bowen made above when … 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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Of Jay Cutler and Cam Newton. And Other Points of View.

Bears This article from ESPN.com‘s Pat Yasinskas is really about Carolina quarterback Cam Newton. But the whole time I read it, I couldn’t stop thinking about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Its hard not to contrast Cutler’s reaction to his incident … Continue reading

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