Category Archives: New England Patriots

Quick Game Comments: Patriots at Bears 10/21/18

Defense The Patriots came out attacking the edges of the Chicago defense with a lot of success. They also came out with a lot of short passing, challenging the Bears to converge and make the tackle. There was still some … Continue reading

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I’m Baaack – Thoughts on the Matt Nagy Hire

So first of all, I’m back. My course at the school where I work is wrapping up and I’ve got a bit more time to write than I have had for most of this season. I will probably have to … Continue reading

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Jimmy Garoppolo Won’t Be Moved. Maybe.

Albert Breer at the MMQB.com makes two points in his First and Ten section: 5. I’d expect the Browns to make a real run at Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo. I also know other teams have come away with the impression he’s not … Continue reading

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Talent Vs. Attitude. The Debate Continues But Not for the Bears.

Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune makes some good points and some not so good points: This is so [head coach John] Fox: dumping talented players [Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall, Martellus Bennett and Alshon Jeffery] because he doesn’t like something about … Continue reading

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Talking the Doubters Off the Ledge. And Other Points of View.

The Bears have completed their second preseason game and are moving o to their third, and most important (if any of them are important_ contest.  Here are ten thoughts on the team as they enter the most crucial stage of … Continue reading

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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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Tom Brady’s Legacy on Display Before Super Bowl 50

Jeff Howe at the Boston Globe describes the welcome that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got when he was introduced as part of the Super Bowl MVP ceremony on Sunday: “The Patriots quarterback was lustily booed by the crowd at Levi’s … 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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Bears Fans Appreciate What They See in Jay Cutler and Good Coaching. I Hope.

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune writes on the problems the Bears face with their available receivers constantly changing week to week: “‘The word trust comes in,’ [Eddie] Royal said. ‘Sometimes the timing is not going to be there but … Continue reading

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Jon Bostic Didn’t Fit the “Bear Player Profile”

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune comments upon the trade of Jon Bostic to the New England Patriots: “In a season that’s all about finding building blocks, the Bears discarded the 50th overall pick from 2013. That’s a strong statement … Continue reading

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