Posts tagged "marion barber"

Dear Martz, Stop Playing Scared on Offense

Dear Martz, Stop Playing Scared on Offense
After last week’s loss to Denver, there have been a lot of different headlines ranging from Marion Barber losing the game for the Bears to Tim Tebow officially being anointed as successor to the pope (maybe not, but he’s close). Though these were both integral parts of the game, no football game is won or... Read more »

Beat the Beast

Beat the Beast
I don’t want to write about the Bears offense and what they need to do in order to beat Seattle. Just thinking about Caleb Hanie under center depresses me, and trying to place trust in Marion Barber makes my head hurt. Sure, I could lie and tell myself that Johnny Knox has more magic up... Read more »

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future
Hurry Up Offense: Quick hits on Bears news during the week Marion Barber keeps his silence As far as I’m concerned, why should he? Barber made two bone-headed plays that directly impacted the game. I understand if a player doesn’t like to speak to the media but unless the player has a severe stuttering problem... Read more »
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#4thPhase Tweets: Bears fumble away a victory and get Tebowed

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears fumble away a victory and get Tebowed
With the Bears losing to the Broncos and both the Lions and Falcons winning, they are now  outside of the playoff picture looking in. With a 10 point lead with five minutes left in regulation, the Bears were Tebowed. 1st Phase When you look at the stat sheet and see the Bears rushed for 159... Read more »

Lovie's glass is half-full, is yours?

Lovie's glass is half-full, is yours?
Lovie Smith met with the media today and confirmed everyone’s worst fears — Jay Cutler will miss an extended period of time. Smith was optimistic that Cutler will return before the end of the season. He was also optimistic in Caleb Hanie‘s ability to lead the Bears offense. As we know, Hanie came in for... 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 »
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Playcalling still an issue with Bears' offense

Even though the Bears came home with a victory to stop their two game skid, there are still a lot of issues with the offense. The Bears established the run and stuck with it the entire game as Mike Martz dialed up 31 rushing plays. Matt Forte rushed for 205 yards, second most in team history... Read more »

What to look for as Bears prepare for the regular season

The offensive line protected Cutler relatively well against the Giants' stout defensive line. The season rides on the o-line's ability to protect Cutler consistently.

Marion "The Barbarian" Barber Signs With The Bears

What are the Bears known for? Mean linebackers and tough running backs. Today the Bears sign former Cowboys running back, Marion Barber to a two year deal worth $5M. As the roster stands, the Bears have three running backs to shoulder the load — Matt Forte, Chester Taylor and now Barber. The signing is a... Read more »
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