Category Archives: Chicago Bears

Reading Between the Alshon Jeffery Lines an Exercise in Frustration

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Is Alshon Jeffrey‘s injury history being overblown in terms of contract negotiations?… — Jesse G., San Diego” “I think the troubling thing about Jeffery’s 2015 season is he missed seven games … Continue reading

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Jeffery and the Bears Apparently Far Apart on Long-Term Contract

Up until now, I’ve been assuming that the Alshon Jeffery contract situation was going to go according to the usual plan. Both sides stake out a position and neither moves until the last minute when a deal gets done just before the … Continue reading

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To Maintain a Starting Job Grasu Has His Work Cut Out for Him

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “It’s likely that only one backup interior offensive lineman will dress for game day. With that in mind, might Ted Larsen, Manny Ramirez, Hroniss Grasu (probably not him) or Cody Whitehair … Continue reading

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Not Much Doubt that Eddie Royal is the Guy in the Slot This Year

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Kevin White, Alshon Jeffery and … in the slot? “Bears first-round pick Kevin White “That’s a good question and the Bears have a variety of options at this point after the … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone

Rick Morrissey at the Chicago Sun-Times apparently can’t understand why people want to read about the Bears in May: “As I’ve perused Chicago newspapers and websites the past few weeks, I’ve seen tons of articles and photos about the team. … Continue reading

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Bears Apparently Looking to Use a Blocking Scheme Which Is Primarily Zone

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times runs us through speculates about some changes in the 2016 Bears offense. Some of them are obvious. For example, with a healthy Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, you can figure you’ll be seeing quarterback … Continue reading

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Many Points of Interest When Considering the Bears Running Back Situation

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune writes a very interesting article on the running back situation, focusing largely upon the hope that Jeremy Langford will emerge. There are a few things to note. There’s a slight dichotomy when head coach … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Bears Depth Chart Heading into OTAs

As we come out of the draft and enter the OTAs, Kevin Fishbain at Pro Football Weekly thought it might be instructive to look at the Bears depth chart. I agree. Offense WR: Alshon Jeffery / Marquess Wilson / Cameron … Continue reading

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Bears Get Creative in Effort to Find Blocking Tight End

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Have you heard anything about the Bears moving defensive lineman Greg Scruggs to tight end? Cornelius Washington has Scruggs’ No. 90 now and Scruggs is listed on the Bears roster now … Continue reading

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Jordan Howard: Big Potential If He Can Stay Healthy

All offseason speculation was that the Bears wanted to get stronger at running back. Despite their insistence that they were happy with running backs that they had, there were indications that the Bears would like to add one. The most … Continue reading

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