Posts in category "Offseason"

James Harrison: Bad Parent?

James Harrison: Bad Parent?
I had an inspiration this morning thanks to one of our own here at Grizzly Gridiron and lead writer and editor at Cubs Insider, Evan Altman. He provided his take on the James Harrison situation. Regarding the taking of his is son’s participation trophies. His take is very well received and thought out. However a... Read more »

Bears First Overall Pick Kevin White May Miss Entire Season

Bears First Overall Pick Kevin White May Miss Entire Season
The Chicago Bears were dealt a huge blow this weekend as their first round pick Kevin White felt pain running on grass. It’s believed he has a stress fracture putting his season in jeopardy. As a fan of the team, I don’t write here to be unbiased, so I can say this truly is a... Read more »

The Perfect 2015 Chicago Bears Mock Draft

The Perfect 2015 Chicago Bears Mock Draft
So the day has come (almost). The NFL draft will be starting at 7 pm CST on Thursday, April 30. Or in a mere 27 hours or so. Below will be how I would classify this as the Chicago Bears perfect mock draft. They have a bounty of needs at every level of each phase... Read more »
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2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Nate Orchard

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Nate Orchard
In a world where edge rushers are of necessity. Here at Grizzly Gridiron there’s another one on tap. That being the Utes’ Mini Bio: Orchard hales for Los Angeles. Though later he ended up moving to Salt Lake City, where he attended Highland High School. While attending Highland he competed in both track and football.... Read more »

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Owamagbe Odighizuwa

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Owamagbe Odighizuwa
Up next in the Grizzly Gridiron Prospect Profile series is a player that I have given much more time tape and highlight reel wise to evaluate. Owamagbe Odighizuwa has fast become a player that I’ve respected and think he’s the owner of many traits that will allow him to thrive. Is he perfect? No, not... Read more »

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Gerod Holliman

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Gerod Holliman
Hey all! Grizzly Gridiron back again with another 2015 prospect profile. Today we’ll be looking a personal favorite of mine, Gerod Holliman. The ball-hawking free safety from the University of Louisville. Let’s go ahead and get right into it!! Mini Bio: Gerod Holliman is a 20 year old (wow super young) Free Safety. He was... Read more »
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2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Danny Shelton

2015 Chicago Bears Prospect Profile: Danny Shelton
I know Grizzly Gridiron has been on a bit of hiatus, but with the change of job extra time was hard to come by. But production will be brought up again and it starts with this scouting report and profile on the NT from the Washington Huskies. This was originally supposed to be Gerod Holliman,... Read more »

2014 Chicago Bears Positional Primer: Corners are Set. Safety Battle/Depth and the Potential Impact of Kyle Fuller and Adrian Wilson

2014 Chicago Bears Positional Primer: Corners are Set. Safety Battle/Depth and the Potential Impact of Kyle Fuller and Adrian Wilson
In the wake of tonight’s Bears game against the Seahawks (9 p.m. CST), there felt like no better time than now to publish the write up on the Bears’ secondary. Given that Seattle has the best secondary in the league or the “Legion of Boom” as they have come be known in recent seasons. Admittedly... Read more »

Chicago Bears Add Veteran Receiver, Santonio Holmes; Effect in the Windy City

Chicago Bears Add Veteran Receiver, Santonio Holmes; Effect in the Windy City
Going into the season not many would have the expected a glaring need for wide receiver depth. At least, not this early on in the pre-season. Let alone the regular season. Before the second pre-season game the Bears lost what could’ve been a breakout player of sorts. Second year receiver out of Washington State, Marquess... Read more »
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2014 Positional Primer: Bostic & McClellin Development, Briggs & Williams Leadership. Reason for Concern?

2014 Positional Primer: Bostic & McClellin Development, Briggs & Williams Leadership. Reason for Concern?
There’s only one certainty when it comes to the Chicago Bears’ linebacking corps and that is Lance Briggs being the only starter for certain of the linebackers, at the WILL backer (weakside) position. Other than that, it’s said that the MIKE (Middle) and SAM linebacker positions are had from competition. However it doesn’t seem that... Read more »