Tag: Al Afalava

Audibles From the Long Snapper

Lovie Blames the PlayersInteresting comments from Lovie Smith regarding his disaster of a defense: “We have been in position to make some plays,” said Bears coach Lovie Smith. “It’s still a playmaker’s game and when you have a situation to make a play, we need to. “As far as why (it’s happening), there is a... Read more »

Five Things That Have To Change

The Chicago Bears can no longer employ Tommie Harris.  Today was Tank Johnson’s gun house and Cedric Benson’s boat ride.  I don’t care if he goes to another organization and leads the universe in sacks and tackles-for-loss.  I don’t want him anymore and I think if you polled fans, over 90% would agree with me.... Read more »

Bye Week Blues

To paraphrase the great Van Morrison, “Have I told you lately how much I hate goddamn bye weeks?”  Well I hate bye weeks, especially this early in the season.  I understand it comes at a perfect time for the ailing Bears but I was just getting into the flow and rhythm of my Sunday routine... Read more »

Thoughts on the Defense...

I’m obsessed with the offense, primarily because there’s something to be obsessed with.  But upon second viewing of last night’s ballgame, there’s a lot to discuss on the other side of the ball. 1. Pisa Tinoisamoa and Kevin Payne will give the Bears better protection against tight ends and screen games than the club has... Read more »