Archive for May 2010

Mike Ditka says loyalty no longer exists in the NFL

Jeff Pearlman, from, recently interviewed Da Coach, Mike Ditka,  for a book project. Ditka came to tears as he talked loyalty and football.  Pearlman wrote:  A couple of weeks ago, as I was interviewing him for a book project, Mike Ditka looked me in the eye and began to cry.  He was talking about... Read more »

Martz teaching Bears offense about field geography

The Bears wide receivers are spending this offseason learning about field geography from Mike Martz. What’s this? It sounds like some unnecessary college course but for the Bears receivers its a requirement. The basic premise is the receivers’ ability to understand their route in relation to the field… I think. It also seems like there’s a mix of philosophy and psychology blended into... Read more »

Will Chicago ever host the Super Bowl? No.

With New York/New Jersey getting the nod to host the Super Bowl in 2014, many wonder if Chicago will ever host the Super Bowl. NY/NJ is just like Chicago, a cold weather city that plays football the real way – outdoors and in the elements. Just like our Olympic bid, the answer is a big... Read more »

How did the Bears rookies fare in minicamp?

How did the Bears rookies fare in minicamp?
The Bears didn’t have a first or second round draft this past draft because their first round pick was traded for Jay Cutler last year. In the middle of last season, the Bears traded this year’s second round pick for the late Gaines Adams. The Bears first pick of this year’s draft was Major Wright,... Read more »

Bears running back duo will be key to a potent offense

There is plenty of skepticism (none here) about whether or not the Bears wide receivers could grasp Mike Martz’s playbook or if they have enough talent to become a dominant group. When fans think of Martz’s offense, they often think of Martz wanting his quarterback to chuck the ball down field every play. “The Greatest... Read more »

Terrell Owens is in Chicago but not to visit the Bears

Terrell Owens is in Chicago. No, he doesn’t have a scheduled visit to Halas Hall, he’s making an appearance at the Nike Town store on Michigan Avenue for a private party shopping event. TO made a few tweets over night as he partied the night away and eventually met up with Jay Cutler and Greg... Read more »

Optimism is the key takeaway from Bears minicamp

Optimism is the key takeaway from Bears minicamp
Its a great time to be in Chicago. The Blackhawks just earned a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, the Bulls seem to be the front runner in the LeBron James sweepstakes and the Bears started minicamp this weekend. There’s a lot of optimism and buzz around minicamp for the second straight year. Last year,... Read more »

Expect big things from Devin Aromashodu

Devin Aromashodu came up big in the last four games of the 2009 season. This season, with the entire offseason to digest the newly-installed Mike Martz playbook and time to work with Jay Cutler, Aromashodu could be on the verge of a breakout season. Devin Hester and Johnny Knox lined up with the first team... Read more »

Gale Sayers vs. Brian Urlacher: Who's side are you on?

We’re used to the national media being overly critical of the Bears during the offseason. We heard plenty of criticism from both the national and Chicago media during the season and rightfully so. Now we’re hearing criticism from our very own when the season hasn’t even begun. A couple weeks ago, Gale Sayers commented on... Read more »

National media not sold on the Bears

There’s been a lot of national media folks who simply aren’t sold on the Bears and the moves they made this offseason. First, Peter King had the nerve to rank the Bears 25th and now, John Czarnecki of FOX NFL, tells us, the 4th Phase to be prepared to be “deflated”. He writes: They were... Read more »
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