Category Archives: Pittsburgh Steelers

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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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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A Dash of Optimism and Other Points of View

Bears Its a funny world. I spent most of the offseason trying to talk the Bears down while the rest of Bears fandom was sky high over thier prospects this season. Now that they lost in embarrassing fashion in front … 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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No One Seems to Knows How Much Cap Space the Bears Actually Have. And Other POints of View.

Bears As most fans know, the Bears will have plenty of cap space available to spend in free agency.  What’s really interesting is tha tno one seems to know how much.  Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times says the Bears … Continue reading

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