Posts tagged "Amobi Okoye"

Emery all about dynamic playmakers and winning championships

During the Bears interactive conference call with season ticket holders, there’s one thing that’s clear about Phil Emery. He has vision. Emery didn’t divulge too much information about what positions or players they were targeting on draft day but he did make it clear that he was looking for dynamic playmaking players to help the team win championships.... Read more »

Melton and Okoye are the Bears' most productive defensive lineman

Melton and Okoye are the Bears' most productive defensive lineman
For the Bears Cover 2 to be successful, Rod Marinelli’s Rush Men need to apply pressure on the quarterback and force him into making bad decisions. The system requires the defensive line to be quick at the snap and be disruptive in the gaps. Over the past couple seasons, Jerry Angelo has made improving the... Read more »

Give Angelo credit for assembling a winning team

Give Angelo credit for assembling a winning team
After the Bears started out 2-3, the “Fire Lovie, Fire Jerry” chants were getting louder from the 4th Phase. While the chant isn’t as loud as it was a month ago, there are still a few that haven’t changed their stance. The reality is, the players who Jerry Angelo brought in for Lovie Smith’s system... Read more »

2011 Bears are better than last season's team

2011 Bears are better than last season's team
We’re at the half way point of the season and the Bears’ record is exactly what it was last season, 5-3. Although the Bears have the same record, this season’s team is better than they were last season. Improved Protection The improved play of the offensive line, is the primary reason for allowing Matt Forte... Read more »

Bears convert on third downs, protect Cutler in loss

The Bears' offensive line continues to progress. This offense is only as good as they are.
The Bears lose to the Titans but who cares? The offense looked good. The defensive line showed their depth. Matt Forte continues to prove that he’s deserves to get paid. 1st Phase The first team offense converted 5-of-7 on third down. The offensive line protected Jay Cutler as he threw for 171 yards and was... Read more »

Marinelli Takes Two Former Busts Under His Wing

It’s been a busy weekend thus far for the Bears. They signed two former first round draft picks to add depth to the defensive line, Amobi Okoye (10th overall in 2007) and Vernon Gholsten (6th overall in 2008). Okoye will be in the fold at the three technique, previously anchored by Tommie Harris. He was... Read more »

DT Okoye On Bears Radar?

Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun Times suggests the Bears could make a play for Texans DT Amobi Okoye if he’s waived by the team. Texans defensive coordinator, Wad Phillips, runs the 3-4 and Okoye is not a good fit for the scheme. He would be an excellent fit in the Bears Cover 2.  Okoye... Read more »
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