Posts tagged "Dave Toub"

Trestman not a logical choice but a gutsy one

Trestman not a logical choice but a gutsy one
The Chicago Bears came into this off-season with a giant mess of candidates lined up for their head coaching vacancy. Phil Emery scoured the United States, interviewing coaches at every stop. He talked to some of the newest and brightest minds in the NFL today including Mike McCoy, Tom Clements and Darrell Bevell. Emery also... Read more »

Dave Toub says Cutler needs to be a better leader

Dave Toub says Cutler needs to be a better leader
On the surface, one might be tempted to think that the former Bears’ special teams coach, Dave Toub, was crying sour grapes when he recently said that QB Jay Cutler needs to improve on his leadership skills. After all, it was the failure on offense that led to Lovie Smith’s dismissal, and Toub certainly was... Read more »

Bears interview Dave Toub, add two others to coaching search

Bears interview Dave Toub, add two others to coaching search
Word surfaced on Tuesday that the Chicago Bears’ had expanded their search for a new head coach, interviewing Dave Toub for the position on Monday, while adding Vikings’ assistant Mike Singletary and Vikings’ special teams coach Mike Priefer to the list of interviewees. Toub, with the team since 2004, interviewed for the Miami Dolphins’ head... Read more »
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Forget the past, Bears are in first place

Forget the past, Bears are in first place
It was only a week ago when the Bears seemed to be free falling off their perch at first place in the NFC North. The Bears were slaughtered on national television for the whole world to see amid Aldon Smith’s 5.5 sacks, who looks to be the next Julius Peppers. Packer fans were laughing hysterically,... Read more »

Chicago Bears' 2012 Season: Go Big or Go Home

Chicago Bears' 2012 Season: Go Big or Go Home
With Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith likely to return next year, all the circumstances look to combine to make the 2012 season, very much so, do or die. Both Angelo and Smith are signed through 2013, and their act is starting to get old around Chicago. Poor drafting, bad coaching decisions and contract circumstances (for,both,... Read more »

Report: Mike Martz Turns Down Contract Extension

Yesterday, we told you that the Sun Times had reported Bears’ special teams coordinator Dave Toub had turned down a contract extension offer from the team, which included a minimal salary increase. Today, the Sun Times is reporting that Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz has also turned down a recent offer from the team. According... Read more »
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Bears Playing a Dangerous Game with Dave Toub

According to the Chicago Sun Times, Bears’ special teams coordinator Dave Toub has turned down a contract extension recently offered to him by the team. According to the report, the extension included what amounted to a “minimal” pay raise that would not have put the best special teams coordinator in the NFL even among the... Read more »

Have Devin Hester and Leon Washington Been "Trash-Talking?"

As the Seahawks head to Chicago having won just two road games all season – one coming against the Bears – they know full-well that the most explosive players on the field will likely be the return men. Getty Images Seattle’s premier kick returner, Leon Washington, has seven career kick returns for TDs, three of... Read more »