Archive for July 2010

Expect big things from Martz and the offense

Football season is officially here. Players reported to training camp on Tuesday and the Bears kicked off their first practice on Friday. The 4th Phase got its first look at the Mike Martz offense. What will the Bears rendition look like? Will it be like the Greatest Show on Turf? Maybe. One thing we do... Read more »

Players report to Training Camp

I’ve been really busy as-of-late and I’m trying to keep up with all the last Bears news. Since I probably won’t make it to Bourbonnais, I’ll be keeping track of the most noteworthy tweets from all the Bears beat reporters. As players reported to camp, tweets came flying in as coaches and players commented about... Read more »

Glenn Beck must be a Packers fan

Outspoken Fox News guy Glenn Beck points to Brian Urlacher as “this guy” and refers him to a Neo-Nazi. How does he not know who this guy is? Maybe he’s a communist. Credit: Chicago Breaking Sports
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Who is the newest Bear, Harvey Unga?

Who is the newest Bear, Harvey Unga?
The Bears are pulling all the stops this offseason. They made a big splash this offseason to improve the coaching staff and roster. Today, the Bears selected Harvey Unga, running back from BYU in the supplemental draft. It’s too early to tell if he’ll actually make the team and if he does, if he’ll ever... Read more »

Bring the Big Ten title game to Soldier Field

Bring the Big Ten title game to Soldier Field! Why not? Chicago is Big Ten country. The perceived favorites to host the 2011 Big Ten championship football game are Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium) and Detroit (Ford Field). What about 2012? The weather could be an issue, but this it’s the Big Ten. Weather is never... Read more »

Three role players that will be important to the offense's success

Will he push Forte?
The days of the t-formation Bears are long gone. In comes the latest reiteration of Mike Martz’s “Greatest Show on Turf”, this time Monster of the Midway-style. Can the Bears actually have a prolific offensive, slicing through defenses like a grizzly slices up their prey? Jay Cutler and Martz are in their honeymoon period, Matt... Read more »
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Three role players that will be important to the defense's success

Manning is in his contract year.
There’s no secret on who the Bears need to step up on defense to restore the respect they once had and to make to serious run at Super Bowl XLV. Julius Peppers needs have double digit sack numbers, Brian Urlacher needs to stay healthy, and the secondary needs to make plays. These “needs” are all... Read more »

Bears poised to have a top 5 defense

Stability at safety with Chris Harris
Last season disappointed everyone – the fans, players, coaches, management, everyone. With high expectations after the Jay Cutler trade, the defense lost their current face of the franchise, Brian Urlacher, in the first game of the season. After Urlacher was lost for the season, the team’s identity was lost with him. Whether or not he... Read more »

More bulletin board material - ESPN ranks the Bears 22nd

Another national media outlet is down on the Bears. This time, ESPN ranks the Bears 22nd overall in their “Ultimate NFL Rankings”. Here’s why the Bears are better than every team in this group: Seahawks - What weapons do they REALLY have besides Brandon Marshall? The strongest member of their team is the 12th Man…... Read more »
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NFC North rivalries rekindled: Green Bay Packers

The season is almost upon us, 23 days and counting. Not that any of us need a reminder of Bears fans hatred towards the Packers, but here’s a video that will do the trick. The crew at Total Packers made sure to remind us why the 4th Phase hates everything about the Packers. The rivalry... Read more »
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