Category Archives: Chicago Bears

The Value of Not Huddling

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune on the Bears new running back: “Running back Jordan Howard, a fifth-rounder, is a bruiser who can wear out tacklers and help the Bears finish games. He could be even more effective as a … Continue reading

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Bears Fail to Draft a Quarterback. Again.

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune thinks the Bears were smart not to take a quarterback on Day 3: “As we understand the Bears’ plan for developing [Leonard] Floyd and three Day 3 defensive backs under some well-regarded defensive coaches, … Continue reading

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Problem Finding Tight Ends Remains, Requires Creative Solutions

Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes general manager Ryan Pace on why he didn’t take a tight end: “‘It was a pretty thin position this year, to be honest with you,’ Pace said. ‘When I talk about being careful … Continue reading

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Hard to Know Where the Bears Are Going But We Have a Much Better Idea of How They Plan to Get There

Every year I think I know where the Bears will go with their picks. And every year I’m proven wrong as they go in a direction I didn’t anticipate. Reading some of the reaction around the Internet, I get the … Continue reading

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Leonard Floyd a Good Bears Fit. For Now.

The Bears found themselves in an interesting position as the NFL Draft fell to them Thursday night. With both offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil and linebacker Myles Jack in free fall out of the top ten (and out of the first … Continue reading

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Will the Bears Make a Need Pick? Depends on Your Definition of “Need”.

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune writes one of the numerous pre-draft stories that appeared this morning. And one of the better ones: “Call me. “That’s what Bears general manager Ryan Pace encouraged other teams to do Wednesday when he … Continue reading

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Bears Could Trade Matt Slauson as They Play the Offseason Like a Fiddle

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers another of your questions: “Can you rationalize your earlier report when the Bears signed Ted Larsen that the team expects him to seriously compete with Matt Slauson for the starting left guard position? … Continue reading

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Lamarr Houston a Top Pass Rusher? I Have My Concerns.

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers yet another of your questions: “Lamarr Houston had the sixth most sacks of any outside linebacker last year. Playing half a season how does that not qualify as above average? — @MikeyLillo “Houston … Continue reading

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Conor Cook as a First Round Pick Sounds Like Trouble for Someone

I found the answer that Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gave to this question to be interesting: “Will the Bears take Connor Cook if he is on the board with their second-round pick? — @TommyGlodo “I spoke with two … Continue reading

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Brian Hoyer Could to Be a Bear by the End of the Week

Jason La Canfora at CBS Sports is reporting that former Texans (among others) quarterback Brian Hoyer “is expected” be a Chicago Bear by the end of the week. Hoyer is waiting around to see if the Denver Broncos will sign … Continue reading

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