Monthly Archives: October 2012

Quick Comments: Panthers at Bears

Defense The Bears came out with seven in the box but they were mixing it up well. Occasionally they were bring Major Write up and they did blitz on occasion. It was fairly obvious that Steve Smith was a major … Continue reading

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New NFL Products Hit the Shelves Just in Time for the Christmas Shopping Season And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives his thoughts in retrospect on the demise of former general manager Jerry Angelo: “[Tribune columnist David] Haugh argued that Angelo was done in by the lousy performance of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie, … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Lions at Bears

Defense As color man Jon Gruden was quick to point out, the Bears came out playing lots of cover two, almost certainly to try to limit wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Everyone, including Gruden, knew that the Lions were in a … Continue reading

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The Bears Show that Good Defense Is Not that Complicated and Other Points of View

Bears I laughed out loud when I read Sean Jensen ‘s interpretation of this comment from Brian Urlacher for the Chicago Sun-Times: “It’s getting cold outside and it’s been a long time since the Bears played a game, but the … Continue reading

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The Devin Hester Reality Distortion Field

Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs used to have what has been called a “reality distortion field” that he seemed to generate around him. In a nut shell, Jobs used to try to solve problems by confronting them with pure faith … Continue reading

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Gabe Carimi Is Not Quite Back Up to Snuff and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes a scout on offensive tackle Gabe Carimi for the Bears Extra section: “He just doesn’t look strong enough. Maybe part of that is the injury. He plays like he’s a 34-year-old.” I … Continue reading

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Bears Will Pay What It Takes to Resign Cutler and Other Points of View

Bears Bears defensive backs coach Jon Hoke discusses his coaching style with Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune : “The Bears don’t have a more animated position coach on staff. Hoke is firm and firmer when with players on the … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Jaguars

Defense The Bears came out mixing it up defensively. It appears that the plan was to press the line of scrimmage with the occasional blitz to confuse quarterback Blaine Gabbert and contain running back Maurice Jones-Drew. They didn’t showing much … Continue reading

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Of Jay Cutler and Cam Newton. And Other Points of View.

Bears This article from ESPN.com‘s Pat Yasinskas is really about Carolina quarterback Cam Newton. But the whole time I read it, I couldn’t stop thinking about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Its hard not to contrast Cutler’s reaction to his incident … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Cowboys

Defense The Cowboys came out running as expected. The game plan was to run, take the short pass and be patient. The Bears played their typical bend but don’t break. They mixed coverages but for the most part they tried … Continue reading

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