Archive for June 2010

Cutler and Hester to work with former Martz players

Both Jay Cutler and Devin Hester want to be great players at their respective positions. Both have the talent to do so and are going to do everything they can from now until training camp to work to realize their potential in Mike Martz’s offense.   With 5 weeks until the start of training camp, Cutler... Read more »

Bears tickets go on sale July 17 at 10:00AM CST

Chicago Bears Home Opponents Chicago Bears tickets go on sale on Saturday, July 17 at 10:00AM. I remember when I wasn’t a STHer and had to count down the seconds until the clock struck 10:00AM. A few years ago, I had multiple browsers open for every game I wanted to go. That trick didn’t work... Read more »

Reporters allowed on sideline for last day of Bears OTAs

Reporters were banned from the sidelines during the OTAs but were allowed to attend for the last day of OTA’s. Why? Probably because the Bears have a few tricks up their sleeve. One of the joys of Twitter is getting real time reporting as many of our Chicago Bears beat reporters were able to give... Read more »

Walter Payton running the Wildcat against the Packers

State Street Sports posted a video of the Bears slashing through the Green Bay Packers defense. What’s great about video is that its not just about a typical Mike Ditka-led Bears playing smash mouth football with Walter Payton, its the Monsters of the Midway beating up on the Cheeseheads from the Wildcat and with Payton taking the... Read more »

Mike Singletary gives inspirational Father's Day speech

Chicago Bears great and Hall of Famer, Mike Singletary, was in town over the weekend and gave and inspirational speech to the congregation at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington.  On forgiving his father: “I just didn’t like him. I didn’t like being around him. I didn’t like the way he did things. I... Read more »

Lance Briggs would welcome 18-game season

It can be argued that Lance Briggs is now the Bears top linebacker. No one will argue that he has stepped up his game since his contract dispute with the team and has become one of the most consistent linebackers in the NFL. In an interview with Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune, Briggs said... Read more »

Depth chart is the Bears strength

Last year, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, crowned the Bears as the 2010 Super Bowl winners. This year, the Bears made more than a splash in free agency with Julius Peppers, Chester Taylor and Brandon Manumaleuna. Despite being the big winners this offseason (for the second straight year), the Bears are not getting any respect. That’s... Read more »

Chicago Bears offer Front Row seats to STHers and Priority List members

The Chicago Bears are offering their STHers and those on the Season Ticket Priority List an opportunity to watch Bears home games from the front row! I’ve heard this opportunity for some time and have been talking to Craig from @WFBST on Twitter about it. I finally got the email from the Bears. Thank you... Read more »

NFL, union officials meet to (hopefully) extend the season

The NFL and union officials met for the first time since February to discuss the possibility of adding 2 games to the regular season. Under the proposal, teams would play in a total of 20 games, 2 preseason and 18 regular season. This is what fans have wanted all along. Who wants to sit and... Read more »

Don't mess with Ditka on a plane!

Doesn’t the world know by now? Don’t mess with Da Coach and you better listen to him! While on air plane during a flight delay, Coach Mike Ditka got annoyed by a few passengers that refused to listen to the flight attendant. A passenger, sitting behind Ditka, had the courage to capture video of Ditka... Read more »
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