Category Archives: Minnesota Vikings

Some Personal Favorites for Bears Head Coach and Other Points of View

Bears Matt Forte‘s thoughts after the Minnesota game were probably very pertinent to the Bears current situation. Via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune: “Sometimes we line up in a formation that we ran a specific play out of a … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Vikings 12-28-14

Offense They mixed it up but you knew that Minnesota wasn’t going to make the mistake of playing extensive man-to-man against Jay Cutler and the Bears offense. They came out in the kind of soft zone that has defeated them … Continue reading

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The Worst Day the Bears Organization Had All Year

Despite their poor record, Vikings fans have confidence that their team is on the rise and that is largely due to the continued development of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Mark Craig, the Vikings writer and NFL columnist for the Minneapolis Star … Continue reading

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Bears Fans in for a Grim Finale with Cutler Back at QB. And Other Points of View.

Bears Alshon Jeffery didn’t seem to have a good explanation for why he was dropping passes all over the field Sunday. Via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune: “‘You’ve got to catch the ball,’ Jeffery said. ‘Some of them probably … Continue reading

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On the End for Lance Briggs and Other Points of View

Bears Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com grades the Bears effort against the Lions: “There are a number of things that jump off the tape of the Bears’ 34-17 loss to the Lions on Thanksgiving Day. “But no matter how many times … 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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Game Comments: Vikings at Bears 11/16/14

Defense Surprisingly the Bears came out playing the pass with seven in the box, allowing the Vikings running game to get going. It looked to me like the Bears came out well prepared scheme-wise this week. They looked like they … 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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Where Does Being the “Head” Coach Stop and the Interference Begin?

DeAngelo Hall confirms to Comcast Sports Net‘s Chick Hernandez that former Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan was occasionally overruling defensive coordinator Jim Haslett‘s defensive calls last year. Via Dan Steinberg at the Washington Post: “‘Yeah, I mean, it was probably … Continue reading

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Tough Fans, Tough Teams

Mike Florio on the problems the Vikings will face as they play the next two seasons outside while their new stadium is being built: “For the Vikings, the bigger problem will be playing home games outdoors for two years before … Continue reading

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