Archive for April 2010

Favre needs ankle surgery to play for Vikings in 2010

It’s about that time of year again…the Brett Favre watch is in full swing. Favre was almost certain to play again next season. Now, it looks like his future is seriously in doubt. The NFL’s only (maybe first grandpa) needs ankle surgery to play for the Minnesota Vikings in the 2010 season. If I were him, I’d retire... Read more »

Bears continue their busy offseason... Pack your bags Gabriel

This past Tuesday, the Bears fired Greg Gabriel, the director of college scouting. His job description was to schedule scouting visits, coordinate scouting meetings, evaluate collegiate players and play a major role in the development of the Bears draft plan. Bottom line… find the best players to draft.  To his credit, he did bring in... Read more »

Chris Harris traded back to the Bears

Chris Harris returns to the Bears After the Super Bowl year, the Bears decided to trade Chris Harris. Jerry Angelo, Lovie Smith and company decided that Danieal Manning could fill in Harris’ shoes. To Manning’s credit, he also had to fill in for about twenty other positions for the team and it really hasn’t worked... Read more »

Bear Down to our newest Chicago Bears

Overall, the Bears filled their needs and added depth. Based on this, I am satisfied with who they picked. They didn’t get to join in the fun during the first round, nor did they have a second round pick, but I’d much rather have Jay Cutler and Julius Peppers. Now its up to Lovie to... Read more »

Major Wright will be a big hit with the Bears

Even though we didn’t get to join in the fun during the first round of the draft, I think there’s plenty of reasons to be excited. Our draft day was the first day of free agency. With Julius Peppers rushing, we can expect Major Wright to hit opposing players like this…  

Welcome to the Chicago Bears Major Wright

Maybe Jerry Angelo and company read my last post about drafting Major Wright!!! Maybe I should wish for a Bears Super Bowl on the 25th Anniversary of the ’85 Bears. The big reason why I wanted Major Wright is because he is a big game player that has played against elite level speed and talent. The knock on him... Read more »

And with the 75th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears pick...

The Bears have a need at safety and there are three safeties on my wishlist for when the Bears pick 75th in the third round of the NFL Draft. A couple of them might not be there and the Bears are going to have to trade up to get them. The Bears are supposedly going... Read more »

Greatest draft picks in Chicago Bears history

In spirit of draft weekend, Larry Mayer, Senior Writer with the Chicago Bears counted down the top ten greatest draft picks in Chicago Bears history.  Drum roll please…  Surprised that your favorite Bear didn’t make the list? Out of the top ten, nine are in the Hall of Fame. The only non-HOF’er is Richard Dent.... Read more »

Road to the Super Bowl starts against the Lions

The 2010 season is the 25th Anniversary of the Super Bowl Shufflin’ ’85 Bears. Lovie Smith’s and Jerry Angelo’s jobs are on the line so its win or go home for them. This also could be the final year before a lockout. This is why the Bears will regain their swagger and give us something... Read more »

Bears to wear Monsters of the Midway throwback uniforms

And now presenting… the Monsters of the Midway throwback uniforms which will be unveiled at the Bears Expo. Fellow STH’ers will have a chance to purchase these uniforms next week and will be available exclusively through the Bears ProShop and the website starting the morning of its gameday debut. These jerseys were worn in the... Read more »
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