Monthly Archives: May 2011

Analysts Continue to Pound on Draft Quarterback Debate

ESPN AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky and NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert debate: Who will have the bigger impact, Jake Locker or Christian Ponder. This factor in Locker’s favor caught my eye: “Competition: Nobody gets an easy road, but if … Continue reading

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Will the Bears Players Organize Offseason Workouts? And Other Points of View.

Bears Nolan Nawrocki at Pro Football Weekly gives his comments on the Bears selection of Stephen Paea in the second round: “The Bears cut DT Tommie Harris this offseason and needed to find a three-technique tackle to replace him. They … Continue reading

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Whatever the Reason, Nick Fairley Is Obviously Not Happy to Be a Lion and Other Points of View

Bears George McCaskey officially takes over as the Chaiman of the Board for the Bears. Fortunately he doesn’t see his role as an active one in the day-to-day football-related affairs. Via Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune: “I don’t see … Continue reading

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Jerry Angelo Needs to Be the “Manager”

The Peter Principle states that “in a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence”, meaning that employees tend to be promoted until they reach a position at which they cannot work competently. The problem with climbing … Continue reading

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Duerson’s Brain a Cautionary Tale for Critics of New Rules and Other Points of View

Bears Offensive coordinator Mike Martz tells Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune that Jay Cutler, Caleb Hanie and fifth round pick Nathan Enderle will be probably the three Bear quarterbacks on the roster in 2011: “‘I am very comfortable with … Continue reading

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The Significance of “Scheme Versatility” and Other Points of View

Bears ESPN‘s Mel Kiper rates the Bears draft: “Top needs: OL, DT, CB, OLB “Summary: The top needs I saw for the Bears were on the offensive line and along the defensive interior, where they’ve had some recent attrition. [Gabe] Carimi … Continue reading

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Subtle Change in Draft Philosophy With Second and Third Day Picks and Other Points of View

Bears Though the Bears have claimed many times that thier draft philosophy hasn’t changed, I think it did.  Here’s a quote from GM Jerry Angelo via the Chicago Tribune which is typical of what I’m talking about: “There were moments … Continue reading

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