Monthly Archives: February 2011

Wide Receiver Seems to Be the Bears Issue of the Day and Other Points of View

Chicago Bears David Kaplan and Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune talk to former Bears and Colts general manager Bill Tobin about how he went about drafting two members of this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class: Richard Dent … Continue reading

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Marshall Faulk Doesn’t Think Much of the Bears Receivers and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes the Bears’ latest Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Dent, on why his sack numbers weren’t even better: “On spending the bulk of his career in the NFC Central: ‘Playing in the NFC … Continue reading

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Bookies Take a Bath on the Super Bowl and Other Points of View

Bears Sean  Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times reviews the problem of stadium revenue for the Bears. Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune continues his analysis of the Bears position by position.  Here he writes about the tight ends.  As most … Continue reading

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Cutler Needs Time with Martz to Succeed. And Much, Much More.

Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times writes about the fact that quarterback Jay Cutler needs an off season with offensive coordinator Mike Martz to correct his problems.  That means Bear fans should be praying there’s no lockout.  This is a very, … Continue reading

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Bears at a Crossroads at Cornerback

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Sun-Times continues his positional analysis with the cornerbacks.  He describes the Bears fundamental problem: “The thing to keep in mind is Cover-2 based defenses don’t put a high premium on the position. That’s not to say cornerbacks … Continue reading

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Time to Acknowledge the One Basic Fact about the Packers

Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times explains why the Packers winning the Super Bowl is really bad news for the Bears: “Why are the Packers able to plug in rookie Bryan Bulaga — the 24th pick of the 2010 draft … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of William “The Refrigerator” Perry and Other Points of View

Bears In what has to be the saddest story I’ve read all year, Tom Friend at ESPN details the struggles of William Perry against his both his physical and mental disabilities.  Here is the accompanying video: Brad Biggs at the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLV Still Hasn’t Happened Yet and Other Points of View

Bears Congratulations to Richard Dent for being elected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  And congratulations to Dan Pompei from the Chicago Tribune, whose job it has been to convince the voters that Dent was worthy.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Answers to the Wrong Questions Indicate Fan Support for Eighteen Games Weak

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gave his state of the league address yesterday.  Amongst the things he talked about was the proposed 18 game regular season: “Repeatedly, the fans have said the quality of the preseason doesn’t meet NFL standards. That is … … Continue reading

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Fantuz Flakes Commercial and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears have signed a CFL star wide receiver Andy Fantuz to a futures contract.  How big of a star?  He’s got his own cereal in Canada: But you know when … Continue reading

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