Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mike Tice Invents a New Word and Other Points of View

Bears Let’s start with video of the Halas Hall draft press conference yesterday from the Bears website: Bears west coast area scout Marty Barrett talk s about second round selection of Oregon State defensive tackle Stephen Paea: GM Jerry Angelo talks … Continue reading

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Bears First Round Attitude Reflects Shift of Influence Within Organization and Other Points of View

There’s so much Bears news today that I won’t be saying much about the rest of the draft. But over the weekend as I catch up you can bet the James Carpenter, Jake Locker and Christian Ponder will be addressed. … Continue reading

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Correct Bears Pick Is Also the Most Likely and Other Points of View

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times says that the Bears have to do a better job of drafting defensive players, something which should be their forte and isn’t.  A couple excerpts stood out: “Oddly, [GM Jerry] Angelo was a … Continue reading

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Lovie Smith the Victim of High Expectations and Other Points of View

Bears There was plenty of lockout news that I won’t be talking about at the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. J’Marcus Webb and Anthony Adams are your Piccolo Award winners. This is notable because Adams is not curently a … Continue reading

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Moving Chris Williams to Center a Risky Business

Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times says that there have been discussions at Halas Hall about moving offensive tackle/guard Chris Williams to center. Its an interesting idea but I really question whether it will work. As we consider this possibility, … Continue reading

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Labor Problems Decreasing Interest in the Draft? And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune passes on comments Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall made last week in which he calls Bears quarterback Jay Cutler a “clown”. I don’t know what’s at the root of it but I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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Saying It All About the Draft and Other Points of View

Bears Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times says that the Bears are lowballing special teams coordinator Dave Toub.  Word is that Toub turned down a contract extension.  I agree with Mulligan in that this sounds like a pretty stupid move … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall Stabbed By Wife and Other Points of View

Bears Mike Tanier at the New York Times says that there’s some needs a draft prospect just can’t fill.  Here’s what he says about the Bears: “A Jay Cutler image makeover by the guys at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Next … Continue reading

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Great Pick Up Lines in Sports. And Other Points of View.

Bears Bears site has this rather nice summary video of what GM Jerry Angelo and Director of Player Personnel Tim Ruskell had to say at the Bears pre-draft press conference: Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Sun-Times says the Bears have … Continue reading

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Mike Singletary Will Be a Better Head Coach Next Time Around. And Other Points of View.

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times thinks a lot better of GM Jerry Angelo’s drafts than I do.  He makes some good points in Angelo’s defense: “Among the 12 playoff teams from the 2010 season, the Bears are seventh … Continue reading

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