Category Archives: Washington Redskins

Forte Jerseys Burning Hot in Wisconsin. And Other Points of View.

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune states categorically that the Bears defensive linemen will play one-gap. But I’m reasonably certain that it will depend upon who the player is (e.g. Eddie Goldman Vs. Will Sutton) and what defensive alignment … Continue reading

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Nowhere Is Safe Against the Packers. And Other Point of View.

Bears Color me surprised that the Bears put quarterback Zac Dysert on waivers. It probably means that Jimmy Clausen will be OK for the Packers game but, still, I thought Dysert might have a chance to make the practice squad. … Continue reading

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When Sacrificing Your Body Isn’t Enough. And Other Points of View.

Bears Hub Arkush at ChicagoFootball.com thinks that nose tackle Terry Williams stood out on Thursday night and I’d agree. But here’s what I thought was the really interesting observation: “Now, I’m not so sure Tayo Fabuluje isn’t the second best … Continue reading

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Intelligence Is a Talent, Too. And Other Points of View.

Bears I’m not going to bother to post much related to the fourth preseason game Thursday night. But if you want some things to watch, Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune has a list: Zac Dysert Vs. David Fales Charles … Continue reading

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“The Drill with the Bell” and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune rightfully describes the Bears situation after the third exhibition game as abysmal. The most significant highlights: “This team is short on talent, and you didn’t need to watch the most significant of the … Continue reading

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Brief Impressions: 2015 NFL Draft

Did someone tell the ESPN crew that there was no smiling allowed on the set? I’ve never seen a more somber first round telecast in my life. There seems to be a belief around the league that second overall pick Marcus Mariota might … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Isn’t Rocket Science

Sometimes value and need meet to make for the almost perfect draft pick. That’s what I think happened to me in the “Next Fan Up” mock draft, an exercise performed by the same group I participated with last year. The … Continue reading

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Where Does Being the “Head” Coach Stop and the Interference Begin?

DeAngelo Hall confirms to Comcast Sports Net‘s Chick Hernandez that former Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan was occasionally overruling defensive coordinator Jim Haslett‘s defensive calls last year. Via Dan Steinberg at the Washington Post: “‘Yeah, I mean, it was probably … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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