Monthly Archives: April 2013

Shea McClellin Is Gaining Weight and Versatility

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reports some good news on defensive end Shea McClellin as he writes about how crucial it is for last years draft class to step it up this year: “The team can get a big boost on both … Continue reading

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’30 For 30′ Documentary To Explore Historical Significance Of ’30 For 30′ Documentaries

ESPN has announced this long overdue tribute to serious journalism in America.  Via The Onion: “ESPN executives announced Saturday that the next installment in the network’s critically acclaimed 30 For 30 documentary film series will examine the historical impact of … Continue reading

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Mini-camp Won’t Tell Us That Much

Matt Bowen at the Chicago Tribune runs through things he wants to see about Marc Trestman’s new offensive and defensive schemes and personnel during this week’s minicamp.  Amongst the things he’s curious about are how Trestman and offensive coordinator Aaron … Continue reading

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Lions Sign “Kickalicious”

According to Chris McCosky at the The Detroit News the Lions have signed Norwegian-born kicker Havard Rugland, a YouTube sensation better known as “Kickalicious,” to a one-year deal: Looks like the kicker version of jumping out of a pool to me.

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An “Eerie Feeling” in NFL Market

I thought this comment from the Friday Buzz feature at The National Football Post was interesting: There is an uncomfortable and eerie feeling in the agent community. More players than ever have been ask to take pay cuts and the amount of … Continue reading

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Mock Draft Round Up

Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times gives a list of players who mock drafts going to the Bears (without reference or links to whose drafts they are): 1. Alec Ogletree, LB, 6-2, 242, Georgia 2. Manti Te’o, LB, 6-1, 241, Notre … Continue reading

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D Battery Elected To Philadelphia Sports Hall Of Fame

Philedelphia has elected a most worthy candidate into its Hall of Fame.  Via The Onion: “A voting panel of journalists and prominent sports figures elected the D battery to the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Sunday, honoring the alkaline storage … Continue reading

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Bears Plan at Guard May Depend Upon Center

Like myself, ESPN‘s NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert is wondering what the Bears are going to do at left guard.  In doing so, he reminds us that the Bears are only adequate at best at the center position.  He makes a good … Continue reading

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A Look at the 2009 Draft’s Top Ten

The NFL draft is in two weeks and Joe Fortenbaugh at The National Football Post takes a retrospective look at the top ten 2009 draft picks and how they did. Be afraid.  Be very afraid.

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Does Marc Trestman Know Personnel?

It was a good day at the Chicago Tribune for fan questions.  Dan Pompei answers another good one here: “It’s hard to think Coach Trestman could keep up with NFL personnel while coaching for years in Canada. Don’t you think … Continue reading

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