Category Archives: Chicago Bears

Signs Pointing Towards Trying Season for the Bears Offense

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune suggests in this article that the Bears might consider trading for Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garappolo next year.  Its widely believed that the first four games, which Garappolo will start in place of the suspended … Continue reading

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Get Used to Seeing Blitzing in the Preseason. And Other Points of View.

Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times has been around long enough to know better than to make this statement: “Bears coach John Fox, who already has had to trot out a ‘Wally Pipp’ reference a week into camp, will downplay … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Preseason Game, Broncos at Bears

I probably won’t do this for every preseason game but I’m so glad to have football back that I couldn’t help myself.  So here’s an abbreviated version of the game comments for this exhibition. Defense Bryce Callahan totally blew the coverage … Continue reading

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On the New Old Jay Cutler and Other Points of View

1.  The names on the injury report are accumulating to form a long list in what has apparently been a tough, competitive camp.  Two names that have been on the list for the majority of camp continue to slip under … Continue reading

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Ten Thoughts on the Bears after the First Week of Training Camp

As we finish the first week of training camp, here are ten thoughts on the Bears as they approach the pre-season. 1.  One of the players I’m most interested in following this offseason is Khari Lee.  Lee spent most of … Continue reading

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Bears Running Back Position Is Probably Better than Most Think

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune reviews the state of the running back position ahead of training camp. I’m going to pick a nit with the article (hey, what else is there to do right now?): “[Jeremy] Langford practiced catching … Continue reading

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Where is the Competition at Offensive Tackle?

John Mulllin at CSNchicago.com reviews the state of the offensive line ahead of training camp: “The operative Bears word was “competition” throughout the offseason within every position group. With that mantra came turnover, and of the 14 offensive linemen presently on … Continue reading

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Competition on the Offensive Line Will Span Multiple Positions

Kevin Fishbain at chicagofootball.com previews training camp by reviewing the situation along the offensive line.  Fishbain surprises me in this article by suggesting that the only major position battle is at left guard: “The only clear competition for a starting … Continue reading

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Who Is Choosing the Bears Coaches?

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reviews the top 10 headlines of the off-season as we head into training camp.  I was caught off guard by his approach to this one: “Tribune headline: Dolphins hire [offensive coordinator Adam] Gase as coach — … Continue reading

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Alshon Jeffery Contract Negotiations Difficult, Not Hopeless

Offseason speculation on the negotiations between the Bears and Alshon Jeffery hasn’t been very positive recently. The gist of the situation has its roots in Jeffery’s penchant for accumulating soft tissue injuries. Even though Jeffery started 16 games in 2013 … Continue reading

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