Monthly Archives: April 2012

Emery’s First Draft May Suggest a Worrisome Future

Former NFL tackle Seth Payne said a mouth full in 140 characters Friday: “Seth Payne (@SethPayneTrain) “4/27/12 7:05 PM “Alshon Jeffrey is big enough for Cutler to see through his earhole as he’s laying on the ground with two defenders … Continue reading

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Bears Offensive Draft All About the Quarterback

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spent much of his first three years with the Bears worried about the lack of big receivers.  It appears that someone is finally listening. In the second round Friday night the Bears traded up to claim WR … Continue reading

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Bears Top Picks Signal Defensive Metamorphosis

One of the buzz words commonly used when describing prospects during last year’s draft was “scheme versatile”.  I didn’t hear it once yesterday but if I did, it would have described the first half of the Bears draft reasonably well. … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: NFL Draft First Round

Did the Vikings play the Browns?  Hard to tell. Tampa Bay may have been threatening to move into the pick.  Trent Richardson was considered to be the best prospect in the draft by some analysts. Why so many trades?  It’s … Continue reading

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Building the Bears Roster from the Top Down and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes GM Phil Emery on the strengths of this years draft. “‘We looked at the draft and we do every year in our planning process,’ Emery said. ‘We come up with our own … Continue reading

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Who Is on Phil Emery’s List of Seven?

What to do in the NFL draft.  There are as many opinions as there are people and sports writers are no exception.  For instance, Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune indicates that he thinks the Bears should seriously consider trading down … Continue reading

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Some Phil Emery Guess Work and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune describes the kind of player the Bears need from this draft and one reason why new GM Phil Emery might be able to deliver him: “But it is a young defender who can … Continue reading

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The Danger of Jumping to Conclusions and Other Points of View

Bears Former Bears safety Doug Plank comments on the audio of a Gregg Williams pregame speech where he talked about targeting players for injury.  Via Fred Mitchell at the Chicago Tribune: “’I can understand how that is pretty chilling to … Continue reading

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Looking Towards a Defensive Draft and Other Ponts of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune answers this interesting question: “If Quinton Coples begins to fall in the draft, should Chicago trade up and select him? If so what would it take for the Bears to move up five … 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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