Tag: Darren Sharper

Stop Over-Thinking, Sign Sharper

The Bears trading for Chris Harris yesterday solidified the strong safety position for the 2010 season and and even has Steve “Optimism Ain’t Nothin’ But a Thang” Rosenbloom admitting the “defense is starting to look like a defense”.  The move was both a mea culpa for a deal made in error and an acknowledgement that entering... Read more »

Audibles From the Long Snapper

Sharper Has Knee Surgery The reason Darren Sharper has yet to sign a contract for 2010 is rapidly becoming clear as the New Orleans Times-Picayune is reporting that Sharper was on crutches following knee surgery.  I’ve been an advocate of signing Sharper for over a year but a player at that age with injury concerns... Read more »

Safety Next

I’m not getting greedy, believe me.  I’m still basking in the glow of the greatest day in the history of Chicago Bears free agency.  But the club still has two distinct needs that must be addressed by the start of the 2010 season: interior offensive line and safety.  Guards can be found in the later... Read more »

The Intriguing Guys

Some names are beginning to surface.  I shall discuss them now. Julius PeppersPeppers is the rare 4-3 defensive end that demands double teams on almost every passing down.  Peppers might not come into Chicago and register 12 1/2 sacks but I guarantee you’d see the sack totals of every other defensive lineman increase.  He’s an... Read more »

The Good Ship Lovie Smith

I wanted to write one of those “these are the areas of need” columns but they bore they hell out of me.  You all know what we need.  Two viable, professional safeties.  A solid pass rusher to line up opposite Alex Brown.  A flood of offensive linemen.  Healthy linebackers.  Possibly a number one receiver, though... Read more »