Posts tagged "Phil Emery"

Offensive continuity critical for Marc Trestman and the Chicago Bears

Offensive continuity critical for Marc Trestman and the Chicago Bears
Over the course of the last 100 years and change, the city of Chicago has gotten used to seeing its professional sports franchises predicate themselves on defense. In 2005, the White Sox pitching staff dominated throughout the postseason and the led the Southsiders to their first World Series title in 88 years. The Chicago Bulls... Read more »

A comprehensive Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft preview

A comprehensive Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft preview
The Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft is upon us! And I’m here to give you a comprehensive and extensive look into every position and prospect the Bears might be considering and why. Phil Emery will have seven picks this year, with no seventh rounder (two picks in the sixth). The Bears are currently in position... Read more »

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery leaves questions to be answered following pre-draft press conference

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery leaves questions to be answered following pre-draft press conference
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery is, in a word, cryptic. Emery is an enigma; especially when it comes to the NFL Draft. And, on Thursday, he did nothing with his press conference except to insure that none of us have any clue what is going on in his head. His “briefing” lasted 45 minutes,... Read more »
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Chicago Bears rookie review: Part 1

Chicago Bears rookie review: Part 1
The Chicago Bears’ second draft class under general manager Phil Emery has finished its first season. The class was again headlined by what many considered to be a risky pick in Kyle Long, whose athleticism and potential outmatched any real production of note at the college level. In addition to Long, Emery selected five more... Read more »

Phil Emery will look to retool, not rebuild, broken Bears defense

Phil Emery will look to retool, not rebuild, broken Bears defense
Last season, the Chicago Bears found themselves with a new identity; a new head coach with a new philosophy, and a new regime of players looking to take the franchise to the next phase of its storied history. The new offensive-minded Bears ended 2013 8-8, missing the playoffs by one fourth-and-eight conversion. Looking back on... Read more »

Chicago Bears season preview part two of two: The offense

Chicago Bears season preview part two of two: The offense
It starts and ends with Jay Cutler. Cutler’s play will dictate how the entire 2013 season goes for the Chicago Bears. Ever since Phil Emery arrived in 2011, the basis of his offseason and draft strategies were to mold his team around the quarterback and to put Cutler in a system where he could thrive,... Read more »
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Evaluating the Chicago Bears’ 2013 Draft Class

Evaluating the Chicago Bears’ 2013 Draft Class
Now that the NFL Draft is over, it’s time to dissect each of the Bears’ picks and attempt to offer any insight into the thought process that may have gone into each. It has been so far difficult to get any sort of read on Phil Emery’s draft strategy, but I will try my best.... Read more »

Chicago Bears' needs heading into the Draft

Chicago Bears' needs heading into the Draft
The Chicago Bears finished the most important part of Free Agency with a group of players that will not only improve this team in 2013, but, in my opinion, give them a shot at winning the NFC North. Phil Emery worked fast and definitely and used the “legal tampering” period prior to the start of... Read more »

Phil Emery reshaping Chicago Bears offense; Will add more in NFL Draft

Phil Emery reshaping Chicago Bears offense; Will add more in NFL Draft
A little over 14 months ago, when Phil Emery was announced as the Chicago Bears’ new general manager, the issues facing the franchise and the first time GM were fairly obvious. Chicago has embraced an identity as a defense-first town, and while that is based in large part on the Bears fielding some of the... Read more »
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Phil Emery's legacy will be determined through the Draft

Phil Emery's legacy will be determined through the Draft
Make no mistake—while Jerry Angelo made his share of mistakes as Bears GM, the reason he got fired was his poor draft record. And while it’s way too early to call his first draft a failure, Emery’s fate will eventually be determined, at least in part, by his own performance in the draft. Emery’s initial... Read more »