Category Archives: Jacksonville Jaguars

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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Drafting Pass Rush Is a Priority. But at What Price?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune puts up his mock draft. Here are his top 10 picks: 1. Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State 2. Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon 3. Jaguars: Dante Fowler, DE, Florida 4. Raiders: Leonard Williams, … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Isn’t Rocket Science

Sometimes value and need meet to make for the almost perfect draft pick. That’s what I think happened to me in the “Next Fan Up” mock draft, an exercise performed by the same group I participated with last year. The … Continue reading

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Time Is a Quarterback’s Best Friend. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune interviews new Bears cornerback Alan Ball. Ball is a big defensive back at 6-2, 197 lb. You can’t have too many of them. Bears general manager Ryan Pace would seem to agree. Patrick … Continue reading

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Digital NFL? I’m Game.

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times reports one of the more under the radar moves from the league meetings in Arizona: “It was one of two major broadcasting changes decided at the Arizona Biltmore on Monday. The league announced that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Molehill into a Mountain and Other Points of View

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune comments on the offensive production in Thursday’s preseason game: “How the offensive production correlated to line play Thursday supports the argument that the line’s collective health last season was perhaps the most under-appreciated … 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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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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“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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Everything Rides on the Effectiveness of Alshon Jeffery and Other Points of View And Other Points of View

Bears Quarterback Jason Campbell reminds Bear fans of something fairly important. Via Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune: “It’s not like we were playing against the 31st-ranked defense or anything. It’s a tremendous football team on that side.” True that. … Continue reading

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