Posts tagged "Lovie Smith"

Why Lovie Was Fired, And Why Tresman Was Hired. Now We Know.....

It’s strange how timing seems to be uncanny in a sense when it comes to knowing why things happen.  Ironically, in the last games played by the Bears and Bucs, we saw all we needed to see to answer the questions everyone seemed to asked two years ago; Why Tresman instead of Lovie??? You can... Read more »

Bears "Must" Make Changes On Defense....

From what we have “seen” of this defense this year, it’s been relatively easy to conclude that this is the worst defense in Chicago Bears history.  Statically, this defense is dead last in defending the run and next to last in points allowed (along side Minnesota, and Washington).  Here’s the ugly truth, this is the... Read more »

This One Was On The Coaches.....

This game against the Seahawks was a clear reflection of just what we’ve been talking about here lately at CBE regarding the weakness in our coaching staff.  The O-Line played well enough to win holding Seattle to only one sack (the same defensive that dropped Aaron Rodgers 8 times in one half of play).  The... Read more »
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A Small Step In The Right Direction

As everyone reviewed this years schedule, it was a far-gone conclusion that the Bears would beat the Minnesota Vikings today. In fact, everyone also knew that the purple men’s early season promise would quickly turn to disappointment.  The only bright spot that remains is the continued improvement of RB Adrian Peterson who has shown an amazing... Read more »

Bears Defense Comes Up Big In Monday Night Blowout

As we have seen many times before, the Bears seem to show up in big games against good teams. This time it was on the road against Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. This game was significant from the standpoint of where the Dallas Cowboys stand statistically in the season at... Read more »

Who We Thought They Were......

The debacle in Green Bay, the laugher at Lambeau, however you want to characterize it comes down to people being who we thought they were.  Those people are; J’Marcus Webb, Jay Cutler, Aaron Rodgers, and/or the Bears coaching staff. Now to put things into proper perspective, I don’t totally agree with some of the chatter... Read more »
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Webb Gets The Nod At Left Tackle.... Why???

This Sunday the Bears will open their 2012 season at home against the “new-look” Indy Colts with rookie QB Andrew Luck starting for the horseshoes.  What took me by surprise however was the fact that J’Marcus Webb will be starting at LT.  This is a mistake…  As Bill and I have said openly (among many... Read more »

Phil Emery Is A Man "On" A Mission....

Emery, No Smiles, All Business
When newly hired GM Phil Emery stepped to the podium to address the media, He was all business, and very little teeth.  Emery’s demeanor indicated to us all that he was not just a man with a mission (as mandated by ownership), but a determine man “On-A-Mission” period. Emery has paid his dues in this... Read more »

Now There Are Two...

Jason Licht - NE Pats
The Bears have narrowed their GM search down to 2 finalists:  Phil Emery & Jason Licht Tonight, join Bill and I (for another session of “Chicago Bears Extra”) as we discuss this “Hot-Topic” and  breakdown season 2011, and the prospects for a better year in 2012. The Overall Show Agenda Will Be As Follows: Whose... Read more »
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Bears OC Job May Be Open Again, Jim Caldwell Need Apply.....

Tice Now Wears The Big Phones
Not longer ago during one of our shows “Chicago Bears Extra”, we mentioned Jim Caldwell as a potential successor to the now retired Mike Martz.  Well, the Raiders have shown interest in newly promoted OC Mike Tice, and Caldwell is looking for work. Earlier this week, Caldwell was relieved of his head coaching duties in... Read more »