Category Archives: Chicago Bears

The Jared Allen Deal to Carolina in Retrospect

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers more of your questions: “Do Bears a have conditional pick on Jared Allen? What are conditions? Does it go up if Panthers make the Super Bowl? — @JonGlck “No conditions on the pick … Continue reading

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Malik Jackson Could Be a Fit for the Bears Defensive Line

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Do you see the Bears making a push to sign Malik Jackson if Denver does not re-sign him? — @bkelz417″ “[The Broncos] would like to keep Jackson too but there might … Continue reading

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Accountability Isn’t Just For the Players

Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com comments upon the decision of former Bears offensive coordinator and new Dolphins head coach Adam Gase to keep much of the previous Dolphins staff hired by Joe Philbin: “On one hand, the move can be viewed … Continue reading

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Defensive Linemen on the Rise in 2016 NFL Draft. Offensive Linemen, Not So Much.

Reports from the Senior Bowl at nfl.com support previous indications that the defensive linemen are going to be a strength in this year’s NFL draft. Here’s a cross section of the comments from the first day of practice: “Mike Mayock … Continue reading

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Way Too Early for Predictions But…

Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune comments upon the Super Bowl and points out that both teams were formerly coached by Bears head coach John Fox. That leads him to this statement: “Fox’s history says he’s a quick-turnaround coach. Fox’s … Continue reading

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Vernon Adams Is a Name that Bears Fans Should Know Going Into the 2016 NFL Draft

Michael David Smith at profootballtalk.com comments upon the outstanding showing that Orgeon quarterback Vernon Adams put on at the East-West Shrine Bowl: “Adams has a lot going against him in the eyes of the NFL: He’s only 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds. He played only one … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Greg Olsen Still a Bear?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune writes a nice, balanced retrospective on the trade of tight end Greg Olsen to the Panthers. The trade doesn’t look too good in 2016 as Olsen has been a Pro Bowler and is playing … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Five Year Anniversary of the “Open Season on Jay Cutler” Game

Jeff Dickerson at ESPN “celebrates” the fifth anniversary of the Bears playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. Bears fans will remember the game as much for the Jay Cutler knee injury as for the loss. Dickerson points out yet … Continue reading

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Kiper Regrades the Bears 2015 Draft

Mel Kiper at ESPN regrades the 2015 draft. Not surprisingly, the Bears came out pretty well. “Post-draft grade: B-plus “Give the Bears’ front office a lot of credit, because it was a bad break to lose Kevin White for an … Continue reading

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Coaches Need to Inspire Trust of Only One Particular Kind

Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com interviews former Bears offensive coordinator and new Dolphins head coach Adam Gase on how to get the best out of his quarterbacks: “‘I think it starts with the group of guys that you’re working with,’ Gase … Continue reading

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