Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bears Turn Broncos Quarterback Troubles to Their Advantage

Phil Thompson and Tim Bannon at the Chicago Tribune pass on information about Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler, who will start in place of Peyton Manning this Sunday against the Bears. There’s not much there. “Osweiler accidentally ignored Peyton Manning’s tweet … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

Quick Comments: Bears at Rams 11/15/15

Defense The Rams came out with the expected game plan. Lots of short passes to the tight end and the running back out of the backfield to take advantage of the Bears lack of speed at linebacker. They also tried … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Game Comments, St. Louis Rams | Leave a comment

The Real Reason Why the Bears Appear to Have a Bright Future at the Season Midpoint

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune goes over some positives for the Bears at the midpoint of the season, starting with the nice job offensive coordinator Adam Gase has done: “The 37-year-old offensive coordinator has been as good as advertised … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

The Cutler Debate Encapsulated

One of my favorite podcasts to listen to as I’m walking in to work is the Around the NFL podcast.  During yesterday’s episode (entitled “Midseason Power Poll”) which recapped the Monday Night game against the Chargers, I thought they did a very … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

Bears Will Have Cap Space in 2016 but What Will They Do with It?

Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Tribune highlights the amount of cap space taken up by players no longer on the Bears: “Jared Allen, now playing with the Panthers, is the second-highest cap hit on the team at $11.7 million. Brandon … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment

A Trade Off at Cornerback

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune comments on former Bears cornerback Tim Jennings‘ situation: “When the Bears released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Tim Jennings on Aug. 30, some questioned if the club was ditching a shot at winning now in … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Leave a comment

The Bears Linebacking Corp Needs Major Work in Coverage

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune talks up undrafted free agent linebacker Jonathan Anderson. Anderson is asked about the fact that he was given the helmet with the headset in it on Monday night to call the plays instead of … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers | Leave a comment

Outside Linebacker Position Up for Grabs as Acho Steps Out and Houston Steps Up

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune celebrates Lamarr Houston after he got two sacks late in the second half against the Chargers: “‘I was out there trying to work hard,’ Houston said, ‘and see if I could get something done.’” … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers | Leave a comment

Game Comments: Bears at Chargers 11/9/15

Offense Though it wasn’t all through the air, the Bears spread it out a bit more than usual early with fewer double tight end sets and with Martellus Bennett in the back field rather than right at the line of … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Game Comments, San Diego Chargers | Leave a comment

Are Willie Young and Lamar Houston Still Recovering?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers more your questions: “Now that the trade deadline has passed do you see the Bears parting ways with Willie Young or Lamarr Houston and giving their reps elsewhere? — @sly034 “There aren’t any … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears | Leave a comment