Posts tagged "Marc Trestman"

Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons

Bears Put Together A Complete Four-Quarter Performance In Win Over Falcons
Marc Trestman and the Bears finally put together their first complete four-quarter performance this season on Sunday. Give Trestman plenty of the credit for the 27-13 road win in Atlanta. Matt Forte was utilized to his full capabilities. He combined for 157 yards on 27 touches, including a game-high 80 rushing yards and 77 receiving yards... Read more »

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears

Conservative Play-calling, Costly Turnovers and a Questionable Penalty Sinks Bears
Marc Trestman needs to figure things out if he wants to be a successful head coach in the NFL. The second-year Bears coach has yet to put a complete four-quarter game together this season. He’s failed to make second half adjustments and is consistently making plays that leaves everyone shaking their heads. Trestman holds a... Read more »

Offensive Breakthrough Overshadowed By Defensive Struggles Against Packers

Offensive Breakthrough Overshadowed By Defensive Struggles Against Packers
Sunday’s 38-17 loss to rival Green Bay serves as a reminder that this Bears group has a lot to work after a fourth of the season now in the books. The Beas’ offense had arguably its best first half of football prior to the Martellus Bennett non-touchdown call with time expiring in the second quarter.... Read more »
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Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers
The Bears return home just in time to face their biggest rival Green Bay on Sunday. The last time the Packers and Bears met at Soldier Field this early in the season was in Week 4 of the 2011 season when Aaron Rodgers and Co. beat the Bears handily 27-17. Prior to Marc Trestman’s arrival... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Unbalanced Offense Leads To Mistakes As Bears Disappoint In Season Opener

Final Thoughts: Unbalanced Offense Leads To Mistakes As Bears Disappoint In Season Opener
After an entire off-season of excitement surrounding the Bears and all their new acquisitions, they flat out let us down on Sunday against the Bills. Losing 23-20 doesn’t look terrible at first glance, but the Bears had so many chances to put the game away and cruise against a much talented Buffalo team. But instead... Read more »

The Signing of Clausen Provides More Competition Moving Forward Behind Cutler

The Signing of Clausen Provides More Competition Moving Forward Behind Cutler
Ever since Josh McCown left this off-season to cash in on a big payday in Tampa Bay many wondered who would backup Jay Cutler. On Thursday that picture may have become clearer with the signing of quarterback Jimmy Clausen to a one-year deal. Although the signing hasn’t been officially announced by Bears officials, Clausen and... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback
The Bears have been in this predicament before; without a true backup quarterback. Under current general manager Phil Emery however, the No. 2 quarterback has been better than in year’s past. Jason Campbell and Josh McCown both served as solid backups respectively the past two seasons behind Jay Cutler. McCown obviously cashed in more on... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: What is Devin Hester's real worth?

2014 NFL Off-Season: What is Devin Hester's real worth?
The ridiculousness might be over in the Chicago. Devin Hester also known as the “Windy City Flyer” has not been approached by the Bears this off-season about a contract extension according to NFL.com’s insider Ian Rapoport. (UPDATE: Bears announce Hester will not be re-signed via press release on Thursday). The 31-year-old speedster has been with the Bears... Read more »

2014 NFL Combine News: McClellin to compete for strongside job, while Bostic will focus mainly in the middle

2014 NFL Combine News: McClellin to compete for strongside job, while Bostic will focus mainly in the middle
The Chicago Bears made a very wise decision on Thursday. The Bears announced that third-year man Shea McClellin will be moved from defensive end to strongside linebacker and second-year linebacker Jonathan Bostic will focus mainly in the middle. Both defenders will see time in the middle and at strongside throughout the off-season, but the move... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Thursday, we took a look at defensive end Corey Wootton’s future... Read more »