Monthly Archives: January 2013

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and a Head Coaching Change and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times comments on new Bears head coach Marc Trestman (before the hire): “There are big-room coaches and little-room coaches, or at least that is how they are referred to in some NFL circles. Little-room … Continue reading

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Marc Trestman’s Intelligence Is a Double Edged Sword

Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that at least three finalists for the Bears head coaching job have been determined: Marc Trestman, Bruce Arians and Darrell Bevell. Trestman is said to be the front runner. John Mullin at … Continue reading

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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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All Gabe Carimi Needs is Time and Other Points of View

Bears Peyton Manning on current Denver offensive coordinator and Bears head coaching candidate Mike McCoy. From Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times: “‘He’s ready. He’s paid his dues,’ Manning told Tom Kensler of the Denver Post. ‘Mike’s a good leader. … Continue reading

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Now That’s How a Press Conference is Supposed to Be Handled and Other Points of View

Bears Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune sums up the case against Bears head coach Lovie Smith: “How much more does Phil Emery need to see? “On Sunday, the Bears general manager saw a miserable Bears offense, a problem that … Continue reading

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No Guts, No Glory

Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune reminds us that firing Lovie Smith isn’t enough: “Getting rid of Lovie Smith does not make the Bears a better team. “Only replacing him with a better coach would.” “It’s possible Mike McCoy or … Continue reading

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Truth or Consequences and the End of the Lovie Smith Era

“This above all: to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day; Thou canst not then be false to any man.” That’s the famous quote from Hamlet by William Shakespeare. It is a memorable … Continue reading

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