Tribune writer Dave Haugh put Martz on the hot-seat in his article this morning, and rightfully so (see article).
Just when I was looking (or wishfully thinking) for some bright-spot in Martz offensive masterplan, we see him behind the release of TE Greg Olsen (which was risky, but "could" have some benefit), then we we all jumped out of our seats when we heard that the Bears signed (1st round bust) WR Roy E. Williams who was cut from the Cowboys. So where does that leave us? It leaves us right where we were last year when we were wondering why Martz opted to bring in journeymen Todd Collins as Cutler's back-up, in oppose to Marc Bulger (his discovery in St.L) who was available.
We are now (like last year), wondering why didn't Bears make a run for Braylon Edwards, Malcom Floyd, or even Chad Johnson just to name a few. There's a wealth of offensive talent out there, and (like last year) we're about to watch the parade go by... Defensively we made what turned out to be the best free-agent signing of 2010 with Julius Peppers. Apparently Lovie and DC Rod Marinelli got together and knew that we needed one-guy that would make the difference on defense, and that was Peppers. Result, an All-Pro season for Peppers, and huge dividends paid-off in Chicago
Offensively, we picked-up RB Chester Taylor (who was rarely used), then TE Brandon Manumaleuna (who we just released). Is any one in Halas Hall paying attention to the "wasted" money that Martz is literally throwing out the window. Is Jerry Angelo so clue-less when it comes to finding offensive talent that he puts his future in the hands of a "glory-hounding" power-hungry offensive coordinator whose trying to prove to the world his brilliance with the next grocery clerk discovery.
As much as I hate to say, I'll say it anyway... Mike Martz is looking more and more like a "mad scientist" instead of an offensive coordinator.
What do you say Bear Fans???